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1. What is homestead credit?
2. How does a property I own qualify for a homestead credit?
3. Why must I provide my Social Security number?
4. Are homestead credits on all properties the same?
5. I own and live in a manufactured home located in a mobile home park. Are the homestead rules the same?
6. Do I have to file for homestead every year?
7. What if I fail to comply with homestead laws or file a false homestead application?
8. What if the owner of a property moves to a nursing home or assisted living facility?
9. My neighbor goes “south” every winter. How long can an owner be absent without losing their homestead?
10. We own two properties in Minnesota and spend about 6 months at each home. Can we homestead both properties?
11. What if the owner is in the military and is absent due to active service?
12. Can I claim homestead on one home and my spouse claim homestead on our second home?
13. We own and live on a farm. What qualifies for the homestead benefit?
14. We own and live on a farm but we rent the land out to be farmed by someone else. Can we still get an agricultural homestead on the entire property?
15. Are there any special circumstances that would allow homestead on a farm if the owner does not live there?