Protecting Your Property
An Estate of Homestead is a type of protection for a person’s primary residence that allows homeowners in Massachusetts to protect their property up to $500,000 of the value. The declaration protects against subsequent attachment, levy on execution or sale to satisfy debt.
The declaration must be filed at the Southern Essex District Registry of Deeds
, located at:
45 Congress St.
Salem, MA 01970
Ph: (978) 741-0201
For Additional Information
For further information and forms
pertaining to the Homestead Act you may visit the Registry of Deeds Homestead Act webpage