Maximize Your Return With These 4 Low-Tax Westchester Homes

While the average Westchester home incurs property taxes well in excess of the $10,000 deduction cap implemented by the 2017 tax bill, there are quite a few hidden gems throughout the county, and they come in every shape and style for every taste.

Check out five of our current picks that all list their estimated annual taxes below that cap, and maybe next year you can pay a little less come tax season!


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1 Scarsdale Rd. #205


Photos courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence

2 BR; 2 BA; 1,486 sq. ft.; Est. taxes: $8,204

If city-living is more your thing, this apartment in one of Westchester’s most picturesque villages offers all the amenities you want without giving up you foliage. Benefits include a recently revamped kitchen, in-unit washer/dryer, 24/7 concierge, and included parking.


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50 Clinton Ave.


Photo courtesy of Julia B Fee Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

3 BR; 1.1 BA; 1,520 sq. ft.; 0.21 acres; Est. taxes: $9,781

A house in Rye for under $650K? Yes, really! This charming little cul-de-sac colonial has lawn, proximity to town, and a cozy vibe without skimping on the bedrooms or closet space. With estimated taxes sneaking in just under the $10K cap, it’s a bargain by any standard.


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25 City Pl., #10C

White Plains

Photos courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence

3 BR; 2.1 BA; 1,922 sq. ft.; Est. taxes: $9,093

The Lofts at City Center shoot for luxury and they don’t miss the mark. This condo is bright and spacious, and building amenities include indoor and outdoor pools and recreations spaces, plus garage parking, beautiful views of the city skyline, and is not only centrally located within White Plains, but is only a 30-minute commute to Manhattan.


81 Hyatt Ave.


Photo courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence

3 BR; 2 BA; 1,418 sq. ft.; 0.13 acres; Est. taxes: $9,640

This cute little 1907 colonial in southeast Yonkers is just a block and a half from McLean Ave. (hello, St. Patty’s Day parade!) and gets you your own patch of grass for only half-a-mil, without making you give up that coveted 914 area code. Maintained by a single family for the past 40 years, has an updated dine-in kitchen and new roof, plus walk-in closets and beautiful front porch for entertaining.


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