San Francisco Real Estate Transfer Tax

Sellers have many things to consider when they prepare to sell their home or condo. One of the expenses that can surprise some sellers is the City & County of San Francisco Transfer Tax. This hefty tax is based on the sales price and is deducted from your proceeds by the escrow company. In transactions involving new construction properties, buyers are generally required to pay this tax. Here is how the tax is calculated.

How much can you expect to pay in transfer tax?*

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*This calculator is for general informational purposes only. Don’t make financial decisions based on the results of the calculator. Verify with SF Assessor’s office.