It’s a new year, new you and time to apply for your Homestead Exemption for your primary residence. Did you buy a home in 2021? Then you don’t want to forget to apply for your Homestead Exemption. It’s actually a super simple process, but I’m here to help you through it! Let’s break down this whole Homestead Exemption thing…
Homestead Exemption/ˈhōmˌsted ex·emp·tion/noun
According to the Texas Comptroller, a homestead can separate structure, condominium or manufactured home located on owned or leased land, as long as the individual living in the home owns it. A homestead can include up to 20 acres if the land is owned by the homeowner and used for a purpose related to the residential use of the homestead. You can apply for a homestead exemption on your main residence to lower your taxes.
Requirements to receive the exemption:
How to apply?
Remember, this can ONLY be used on your primary residence. Not investment properties, not land. The best resource to use when applying for your Homestead Exemption is your local county appraisal district’s office/website or the Texas Comptroller.
File today and get that tax break! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.