Homestead Exemptions

A homestead exemption is a property tax reduction available to those who own and occupy a property as their principal place of residence. To apply for a homestead exemption, the home must be your legal residence as of January 1st for all purposes, often including the registration of your vehicles and the filing of your income taxes.


  • You must have a copy of the recorded deed along with additional supporting documents. These documents vary by county.
  • You must apply before April 1st of the year following your closing.

Important Notes