The Town of Avon places a tax lien on your property when you receive the primary real estate transfer tax exemption to ensure that you provide proof to release the lien.
For RETT exemption 17 and RETT exemption 18, the town will release the lien no sooner than one year after the acquisition date if the applicant provides evidence that the property was used as a primary residence.
For RETT exemption 19, the town will release the lien no sooner than three years after the acquisition date when the applicant provides evidence that the property was used as a primary residence.
Evidence includes a copy of any of the following government documents which lists the exempted property as the current address:
All applicants on who applied for the RETT exemption must submit proof.
If the applicant(s) cannot provide evidence, they may be subject to repaying the exemption plus interest to have the lien released.
Evidence is accepted by email or by mail at PO Box 975, Avon, CO 81620, or in person at 100 Mikaela Way Avon, CO 81620.
Releases can be processed in one business day.