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Property Transfer Tax Statistics

This report holds information of property sales by town and property category.  Furthermore, details for total sales, average, and median selling prices of properties for valid sales are reported.  Valid sales represent true market transactions between a willing buyer and seller, excluding straw transfers or sales between members of the immediate family among others.

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View Weekly Public Property Transfer Data

Reports by Year

2022

Town County
   
   
Quarter 2 (xlsx) Quarter 2 (xlsx)
Quarter 1 (xlsx) Quarter 1 (xlsx)

2021

Town County
Quarter 4 (xlsx) Quarter 4 (xlsx)
Quarter 3 (xlsx) Quarter 3 (xlsx)
Quarter 2 (xlsx) Quarter 2 (xlsx)
Quarter 1 (xlsx) Quarter 1 (xlsx)

2020

Town County
Quarter 4 (xlsx) Quarter 4 (xlsx)
Quarter 3 (xlsx) Quarter 3 (xlsx)
Quarter 2 (xlsx) Quarter 2 (xlsx)
Quarter 1 (xlsx) Quarter 1 (xlsx)

Calendar Year Reports

2019

Town (xlsx) County (xlsx)

2018

Town (xls) County (xls)

2017

Town (xls) County (xls)

2016

Town (xls) County (xls)

2015

Town (pdf)  

2014

Town (pdf)  

2013

Town (pdf)  

2012

Town (pdf)  

2011

Town (pdf)  

2010

Town (pdf)  

The property transfer tax is a tax on the transfer of title to real property based on the purchase price paid by the buyer.

Rate Schedule
Rate
  • 0.0145 of property value
Exceptions

Principal Residence

  • 0.005 on the first $100,000
  • 0.0145 on balance

Mortgage obtained through VT Housing Finance Agency/VT Housing & Conservation Trust Fund or the US Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

  • First $110,000 is exempt
  • 0.0125 on balance on purchase price between $ 110,001 and $ 200,000 
  • 0.0145 on balance of purchase price over $ 200,000

Lands enrolled in State use value appraisal programs

  • 0.005 Properties transferred before July 1, 2011
  • 0.0125 Properties transferred on or after July 1, 2011 and before June 16, 2015
  • 0.0145 for properties transferred after June 16, 2015