Designate your primary residence as a homestead by filing this Massachusetts Declaration of Homestead for Homes Owned by Natural Persons.
- Filing this form may entitle you to homestead exemptions in addition to the $125,000 exemption which you are automatically granted by State law.
- If the home is owned by more than one person, each owner should complete a separate declaration.
- The declaration form should be completed and filed with the County Recorder's office in the county in which the property is situated.
This Massachusetts Declaration of Homestead for Homes Owned by Natural Persons
is a free PDF form which can be filled in and filed along with the applicable filing fee.