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Real Estate Transfer Tax

Tax Rate

The Real Estate Transfer Tax of $1.50 per $1,000 increment of value on the sale or transfer of real estate within the City.

Tax Refunds
Pursuant to Elmhurst Municipal Code, Real Estate Transfer Tax refunds are available if the payer of the tax previously owned and occupied a home in Elmhurst and within 180 days of the closing, purchases and occupies a new residence in Elmhurst.

Steps for Closing on a Sale of Property in Elmhurst

Real Estate Transfer Resources