Zillow Advice: Home Buying - Does Transfer Tax apply for constructing a new home on existing property? Ower remains same! http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-Transfer-Tax-apply-for-constructing-a-new-home-on-existing-property-Ower-remains-same/465771/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate You are not selling your ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-Transfer-Tax-apply-for-constructing-a-new-home-on-existing-property-Ower-remains-same/465771/ You are not selling your property so the answer is no.&nbsp; It is remaining in your name.&nbsp; You only pay transfer taxes when you sell your property.&nbsp; If you are going to construcct a new house and sell it then you will have to pay transfer tax and only then.&nbsp; Hope this helps Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:19:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-Transfer-Tax-apply-for-constructing-a-new-home-on-existing-property-Ower-remains-same/465771/ 2012-10-25T17:19:00Z Hi, Nemesh,The Real Estate ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-Transfer-Tax-apply-for-constructing-a-new-home-on-existing-property-Ower-remains-same/465771/ Hi, Nemesh,<br/><br/>The Real Estate Transfer Tax applies when a home or property is sold, and thus a deed is transferred to a new owner.<br/><br/>Good luck with the reconstruction of your home. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:41:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-Transfer-Tax-apply-for-constructing-a-new-home-on-existing-property-Ower-remains-same/465771/ 2012-10-26T01:41:00Z