For Buyers

When looking at homes in Orange County, you should know about how to find your property tax estimate. First, California State Property Tax is calculated at 1% of the purchase price, when you purchase a new home this will be the basis used to calculate the basic tax rate. Second, each town or city has additional bonds and taxes. You need to look up the individual property for the details on each home.

Some homes also have Mello Roos. What is Mello Roos? Your total property tax bill will be 1% of your purchase price, plus bonds, plus Mello Roos if any). To view a particular property Tax Bill click here.