Santa Clarita homes and communities with Mello roos / special assessments.

Santa Clarita mello roos taxesWith all of the new homes being built and in some cases the Mello roos being satisfied, this list changes frequently.

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This is merely a good attempt to give you the Santa Clarita neighborhoods with Mello roos aka special assessment taxes. 

To be certain of which specific homes have Mello roos and how much those amounts are, I have to make an inquiry via my title officer or via one of my realtor systems.

Something else that has created havoc with the Mello roos is all the new building that is happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.

To make sure of the amounts contact me and I'll do the recon.

However, only inquire if I'm your Realtor.

Due to our excellent Google ranking on the Santa Clarita Mello roos, this would become a full-time job so I restrict the information for my clients only!

Acton: Star Point Ranch

Agua Dulce: Sierra Colony

Canyon Country: California Canyons, Crestview, Fairmont, Glen Brook, Hearthstone, Heather Ridge, Laurel Park, Livesmart, Mayfair, Oak Crest, Woodglen

Castaic: Saratoga, The Highlands

Newhall: Montecito

Saugus Bouquet: California Bluffs, California Knolls, Shadow Ridge

Saugus Copper Hill: Acacia, Sonata, Wisteria

Saugus Plum Canyon: Blackberry Briar, Citrus Groves, Echo Point, Echo Ridge, Ridgeview at Echo Ridge, Strawberry Fields, Heatherton

Saugus River Village: Charleston, Brookville, Heirloom

Villa Metro: Aqua, Terra, Sol, Cielo

Stevenson Ranch: ALL tracts have Mello Roos EXCEPT Bellagio and Toscana townhomes do not, Marblehead townhomes do not, Diamond Head townhomes do not.

South Stevenson Ranch: NO Mello Roos in Enclave, Hillside Village, Oakridge, Sunset Point, Southern Oaks Estates, Southern Oaks Grove, Southern Oaks Manor

Valencia Northbridge: Avalon, Berkshire, Brock Northbridge, Cottage Hill, Country Gate, Coventry, Ivywood, Kentwood, Lexington, Montage, Montaire, Sandalwood, Traditions, Warmington

Tesoro Del Valle: Altoliva, Canterbury, Encanto, Esperance, Festivo, Huntington Collection, Sonora Heights, Sonora Ridge, Tango, Terraza, The Ranch

Valencia West Creek: Aria, Esperto, Estrella At West Creek, Heirloom, Lavello, Toscana

Valencia West Hills: Belmont, Capri, Castillo Series, Highgate, Milan, Monument, Mosaic, Patina

What is Mello roos tax?

These are taxes that the original home builder decided to pass along to the home buyer. 

These taxes pay for various items, mainly public safety, school, and emergency services.

If you don't have children you still have to pay if you buy a home that has Mello roos and assessments.

Typically they are paid in most cases as part of your annual property tax bill.

Mello roos can be required to be paid for many years into the future.

Most Mello roos and special assessments get paid off at some point. 

If the Mello roos will "actually" be paid off at some point is a cloudy issue apparently.

Mello roos can be renewed with a 2/3rd's vote.

Mello roos can be implemented with the same 2/3rd's vote.

In most cases, Mello roos make it harder to sell homes that have them.

Some new home agents that my clients have encountered don't make a big deal about Mello roos, briefly skimming over the true reality.

When the majority of new homes in the Santa Clarita have Mello roos, the properties that don't will sell at higher amounts.

Mello roos will reduce your qualification amount for your home loan.

New Home builders can pay off the Mello roos before selling their new homes if they want.

New home builders can provide credits to pay the Mello roos for their homebuyers for a pre-agreed number of years.

Do not rely solely on this Santa Clarita Mello roos list.

CFD is Mello roos.

Senators "Mello" and "Roos" implemented Mello Roos and that's how it got its name.

Always consult your tax person regarding the tax implications and benefits of Mello roos.

Below is my form for you if you want to find out is a specific home has Mello roos.