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Homestead Exemption Deadline is March 1

1-28-2020 - The deadline for Florida homeowners to apply for homestead exemption on their primary residence is March 1, 2020. The exemption can reduce the assessed value of your primary residence by as much as $50,000. There are also additional exemptions for certain groups of people, including:

  • Those age 65 or older.
  • Widows and widowers.
  • Veterans

Additional requirements exist for these exemptions. Check with your county property appraisers office for details, and for any other information you need about the Florida homestead exemption. Here is contact information for the property appraisers in our local area:


Palm Beach 

(561) 355-3230


St. Lucie 

(772) 462-1000



(772) 288-5608


Indian River 

(772) 567-8000 ext. 1469



(954) 357-6830



(863) 763-4422



(305) 375-4712

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