Property Taxes in the Pearland area vary by subdivision. These taxes are based on the local governing city and school districts primarily. Many Pearland and Brazoria County properties and homes may also incur a MUD, or Municipal Utility District, tax.
For the most accurate information on Pearland property taxes when buying or selling your Pearland home, please visit the Brazoria County Appraisal District website and search by address or parcel number.
Some important notes:
- Taxes in Brazoria County are paid in Arrears.
- There are Certain Exemptions that May Benefit a Homeowner Including the Homestead Exemption in Pearland which is Filed at the start of the Calendar Year.
- PEARLAND SELLERS-Taxable home values or appraisals by Brazoria county do not directly reveal your home’s sales price. In addition, you may be able to contest the Brazoria County Appraisal value if it seems too high.
- A MUD tax is a tax imposed by a Municipal Utility District for the collection of money to repay the bonds sold for the purpose of installing utilities to a property-The newer a community, the higher the rate typically.
- New construction taxes in Pearland are typically not assessed until construction is complete. This may mean a large increase AFTER your first year of ownership.
For more information on selling or buying real estate in Houston including Pearland, Friendswood, League City, Clear Lake and more, contact Stephanie Bateman, REALTOR®.