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After moving into a new home, residents can apply for homestead. Qualifying applicants can receive a market value exclusion, which may reduce their property taxes the following year.

Homestead is a Minnesota property tax classification for residential properties occupied as a primary residence by the owner or qualifying relative of the owner. View the state statute

Apply Online
After closing and moving into a new home, residents can apply for homestead online via The application uses a secure server and information will not be shared with outside parties. Residents can also track the status of online applications. A valid email address is required.

Note: All applications must include a copy of the deed and certificate of real estate value or the document recording numbers, provided in the closing packet.

Homestead Application Form (PDF)
Minnesota Department of Revenue Homestead Fact Sheet (PDF)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Is there anything else I should know?

  • When should I apply for a homestead?

  • Who qualifies for a homestead classification?

  • How do I apply for a homestead classification?

  • How many homesteads may I claim?

  • Why must I provide my Social Security number?