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Maintenance Alert: Several applications in the Property Appraiser's Online Tools may be unavailable due to required maintenance starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 27. All applications should be available on Monday, January 30.


When buying real estate property, do not assume property taxes will remain the same. Any change in ownership may reset the assessed value of the property to full market value, which could result in higher property taxes. Please use our Tax Estimator to approximate your new property taxes.

The Property Appraiser does not send tax bills and does not set or collect taxes. Please visit the Tax Collector's website directly for additional information.

The Homestead Exemption saves property owners thousands of dollars each year. Do not jeopardize your Homestead by renting your property.

Before buying real estate property, be aware that non-ad valorem assessments may have a significant impact on your property tax bill.

SearchProperty Search

The Property Search allows you to view detailed information for properties in Miami-Dade County.

PenComparable Sales

The Comparable Sales Tool allows you to access and compare real estate sale information for properties in Miami-Dade County.

PenTax Estimator

The Tax Estimator provides an approximate amount of taxes that may be due on a property.

PenTax Comparison

The Tax Comparison allows you to view a property's tax information for the current and previous year and lists changes by taxing district.

Hurricane Irma

As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

Real Property

Real Property is defined as land, buildings and all other permanent improvements on the land and is broadly classified, based on land use. Real property values are calculated using the three approaches to value - market, cost, and income. In arriving at these values the property also considers Factors in Deriving Just Valuation. The below list illustrates the general classifications of property.

  • Agricultural
  • Condominiums
  • Cooperatives
  • Government
  • Improved commercial
  • Improved industrial
  • Institutional
  • Mobile homes
  • Multi-family residential
  • Non-agricultural acreage
  • Retirement homes and misc. residential
  • Single family residence
  • Vacant commercial
  • Vacant industrial
  • Vacant residential

In August a 'Notice of Proposed Property Taxes' (also called a TRIM - Truth in Millage Notice) is mailed to each property owner. Upon receipt of this Notice, property owners are urged to read it carefully, especially to review values and exemptions. Those who have questions are encouraged to call or visit the Office of the Property Appraiser. Appeals to the Value Adjustment Board must be filed by the deadline stated on the Notice.

In November the Tax Collector mails tax bills. For information about tax bills visit the Tax Collector website.

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