If you are a Howard County Law Enforcement Officer, Howard County Fire and Rescue Services Member or a Howard County Teacher and you are a FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER, you are exempt from County Transfer Tax. Even if you are not a first time home-buyer, but fit into one of the categories (Howard County Law Enforcement Officer, Howard County Fire and [...]
You must be a Howard County Police Officer, Firefighter, Emergency Services or Teacher to take advantage of potential savings on real estate taxes. If you are a teacher of any other county, you do not qualify – only certified professional teachers employed by the Howard County Board of Education qualify. Howard County Law Enforcement Officers, Howard County Fire and Rescue Services Member [...]
Instead of paying 1% county transfer tax, you will only be required to pay .7% to Howard County. Considering the purchase price of homes that often amounts to considerable savings!