Transfer Tax

Transfer Tax

The Transfer Tax Rate for the City and County of San Francisco, payable upon transfer of Real Property, is calculated as follows:

  • More than $100 but less than or equal to $250,000 $5.0 per $1,000 of sales price.
  • More than $250,000 but less than $1,000,000 $6.80 per $1,000 of sales price.
  • More than $1,000,000 but less than $5,000,000 $7.50 per $1,000 of sales price.
  • More than $5,000,000 but less than $10,000,000 $20.00 per $1,000 of sales price.
  • Over $10,000,0000 sale is $25.00 per $1,000 of sales price.

In San Francisco, the Seller typically pays the transfer tax. Be sure to calculate transfer tax when considering selling your home.

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