A homestead market value exclusion is a statutory reduction to the taxable market value for a certain property that is occupied as a person's primary place of residence.

To receive homestead classification, you must own and occupy the property as your primary residence on December 31. If you are already receiving homestead and remain in the same residence, you do not need to reapply unless there is a change in the title of the property. If you move out of a homestead, you are required by law to notify the County Assessor at 651-385-3040 within 30 days, or you may be subject to penalties.

Applying for Homestead

Homestead applications are available at the Goodhue County Assessor's Office and are due by December 31 of the year of assessment, but occupancy and ownership must be in place by December 31 of the assessment year.

It is the owner's responsibility to ensure a property that is eligible for homestead is receiving it.

You may be eligible for homestead if:


Sales Verification Forms

Additional Information & Resources


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