Property Taxes

Property Taxes

The tax year runs from July 1st through June 30th. San Francisco Property tax is payable in two installments (delinquent December 10th and April 10th). The Property Tax Rate for the City and County of San Francisco is currently set at 1.743% of the assessed value for the 2014-2015 year. The assessed value is initially set at the purchase price. The tax rate changes every year so the amount of property tax you pay could rise or fall each year.

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Buyers are responsible for paying the annual property tax on their new home based on the purchase price. In the likely event that you close escrow in the middle of a tax period, the escrow company will calculate the appropriate proration of property tax and credit or debit the Buyer and Seller accordingly.

Contact Information

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Ken J. Gendemann
Pacific Union International
1699 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco CA 94109
Cell: (415) 828-4063

Ken J. Gendemann, CPA
Pacific Union & Christie's International Real Estate
1699 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109

Cell: 415-828-4063, Office: 415-345-3083
 License #: 01884446