Ohio Homestead Laws
State homestead laws allows property owners to register a small parcel of their domicile as a "homestead," and thus off-limits to creditors in the event of a foreclosure or other misfortune. These laws are intended to prevent homelessness in certain situations. Ohio homestead laws allow up to $5,000 worth of a person's property to be declared a homestead.
Learn more about Ohio homestead laws in the chart below, with links to additional resources.
|Max. Property Value That May Be Designated 'Homestead'||$5,000|
|Maximum Acreage (Urban)||-|
|Maximum Acreage (Rural)||-|
Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an Ohio real estate attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.
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