Frequently Asked Questions

When is real property reappraised?

Under State law (Proposition 13), real property is reappraised only when a change-in-ownership occurs, or upon completion of new construction. 

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What is a Preliminary Change-in-Ownership Report?

State law requires the property owner to file this form with the County Recorder when recording certain documents

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Are Mobile homes subject to property taxes?

All new mobile homes purchased after June 30, 1980, and those on permanent foundations, are subject to property taxes. 

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