Oakland, CA asked in Real Estate Law for California

Q: If homestead property is inherited by a son, does the homestead rights get transferred as well.

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2 Lawyer Answers

James Joseph Falcone

  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The California statutory homestead exemption applies to any owner of property; Once title is in your name, it applies to you.

Zaher Fallahi

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Generally, each owner is entitled to the homestead exemption. In addition, you would file parent-child transfer form with the county of situs to prevent reassessment of the property for property tax purposes. Good luck.

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