Information for Homeowners to learn more about property assessment, ways to reduce property taxes, and much more.
Real Property AssessmentsLearn more about how Prop 13 affects your property value and how our office assesses property.
Address ChangeChange your mailing address for your primary residence, either online or by mail.
Contest Your Assessed ValueAny property owner who disagrees with the property assessed value may request a formal review by contesting the property value through the City & County of San Francisco, Assessment Appeals Board.
Notice of Assessed ValueA Notice of Assessed Value is mailed out by the Office of the Assessor-Recorder every July. This notice is to inform property owners of their property's assessed value, which is a representation of the market value.
Transferring Assessed Value
Under select circumstances, homeowners can transfer the assessed value of their principal residence to a newly purchased or replacement dwelling, or transfer their real property to a child or grandchild without triggering a reassessment.
New Construction, Remodeling, RepairLearn more about your tax obligations if you are remodeling your home or completing new construction work.
Property SearchAccess San Francisco Property Parcel Information by using this handy tool.
Homeowners’ ExemptionIf you own a home and occupy it as your principal place of residence on January 1, you may apply for an exemption of $7,000 from the home’s assessed value, which reduces your property tax bill.
Change in OwnershipIf a transfer of real property results in the transfer of the present interest and beneficial use of the property, then such transfer would constitute a change in ownership. A transfer can be a sale or purchase, but it also can be a gift or inheritance.