Property Taxes make up the ‘T’ in PITI – Principal – Interest – Taxes – Insurance which generally refers to your monthly payment. While Principal and Interest typically remain at a fixed rate throughout the term of your loan - if you have a fixed rate mortgage - Property Taxes and Insurance are subject to change.
Before you contract to purchase a home in Las Cruces (or anywhere in Dona Ana county), you should be provided an Estimate of the Property Taxes for the coming year on the specific home you are purchasing. Getting the Estimated Property Taxes is not too difficult, just follow the steps below, or contact us. We're happy to help.
To estimate taxes on a specific home for the coming year, you will need the following:
To estimate the property taxes, follow these steps:
You have the option to print the estimate by clicking on ‘Print Tax Estimate’.
Recommendation: If you took the time to arrange financing with a lender prior to looking at homes, send your lender a copy of the estimate. Your lender can then provide you updated monthly payment information.
NOTE: The estimate provided on the Dona Ana County Assessor’s website does not include deductions given to Veterans and and those that qualify for Head of Household. Those that qualify for either or both of these deductions can reduce their property tax bill.
If you need assistance with Estimating Property Taxes, or anything else in regard to buying or selling a home, just let us know.
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Carl & Deneve, Las Cruces Home Team
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