Alamo, CA asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for California

Q: Prop 13 question regarding selling my Father's house I inherited.

When my dad passes, and I inherit his house, I have been informed that under Prop 58 I can keep the Prop 13 benefit that my dad has. However, if I were to sell the house, can I therefore transfer that Prop 13 benefit to another residence in a reciprocal county? If so, do I need to be a resident of the house for a period of time, or can that be done right after I inherit it? TY

1 Lawyer Answer
James Edward Berge
James Edward Berge
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • San Jose, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You're referring to California Prop 60 and Prop 90. Here's a link to the California Board of Equalization website which explains the requirements of the law:

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