Howard County Property Records (Maryland)

Search for free Howard County, MD Property Records, including Howard County property tax assessments, deeds & title records, property ownership, building permits, zoning, land records, GIS maps, and more.


Howard County Assessor Office

Get Property Records from 1 Assessor Office in Howard County, MD

Howard County Assessment Office 3451 Court House Drive Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-480-7940 Directions


Howard County Recorder Of Deeds

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Howard County Recorder of Deeds 9250 Bendix Road Columbia, MD 21045 410-313-5850 Directions


Howard County Treasurer & Tax Collector Office

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Howard County Treasurer's Office 3430 Court House Drive Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-2195 Directions


Howard County Building Departments

Get Property Records from 2 Building Departments in Howard County, MD

Howard County Planning Department 3430 Court House Drive Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-2350 Directions

Howard County Zoning 3430 Court House Drive Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-2395 Directions


Howard County Soil and Water Conservation

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Howard Soil and Water Conservation 708 Lisbon Center Drive Woodbine, MD 21797 410-489-7987 Directions


Howard County Property Records Databases

The Howard County Property Records (Maryland) links below open in a new window and will take you to third party websites that are useful for finding Howard County public records. Editorial staff monitor and update these links on a frequent basis.

Howard County Assessment Rolls https://sdat.dat.maryland.gov/RealProperty/Pages/default.aspx

Howard County Building Codes & Permits https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Inspections-Licenses-and-Permits/Plan-Review/Adopted-Codes

Howard County Building Inspections https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Inspections-Licenses-and-Permits

Howard County Codes & Ordinances https://library.municode.com/md/howard_county/codes/code_of_ordinances

Howard County Crime Reports http://data.howardcountymd.gov/GUCR/

Howard County Data http://data.howardcountymd.gov/

Howard County Department of Finance Tax Records https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Finance/Billing-and-Payments/Real-Property-Taxes/Tax-Sale

Howard County GIS Maps https://data.howardcountymd.gov/InteractiveMap.html

Howard County Property Tax Exemptions https://veterans.maryland.gov/maryland-tax-benefits/

Howard County Tax Office Property Records https://howardcountymd.munisselfservice.com/citizens/RealEstate/Default.aspx

Howard County Tax Office Property Records (Maryland) https://howardcountymd.munisselfservice.com/citizens/PersonalProperty/Default.aspx

Howard County Tax Warrants https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Finance/Billing-and-Payments/Real-Property-Taxes/Tax-Sale

Howard County Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Howard County Home Values
Median Home Value$439,900
Median Rental Cost (per month)$1,661
Howard County Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$5,389
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$5,413
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$5,306
Howard County Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$454,473,900
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$356,914,000
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$97,559,900
Howard County Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units116,493
Occupied Housing Units111,337 (95.6%)
Vacant Housing Units5,156 (4.4%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units82,082 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units29,255 (26.3%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)77.6%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)22.4%
Howard County Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt63,701
Second Mortage or HELOC13,252
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)2,416
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)10,836
Second Mortgage & HELOC652
No Mortgage18,381
Howard County Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes58,469 (52.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes25,862 (23.2%)
2 Apartments581 (0.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,466 (1.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments6,191 (5.6%)
10 or More Apartments17,655 (15.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,113 (1.0%)
Howard County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later1,881 (1.7%)
2010 to 20134,966 (4.5%)
2000 to 200916,634 (14.9%)
1980 to 199952,129 (46.8%)
1960 to 197928,825 (25.9%)
1940 to 19595,008 (4.5%)
1939 or Earlier1,894 (1.7%)
Howard County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room827 (0.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms8,153 (7.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms23,535 (21.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms28,584 (25.7%)
8 or More Rooms50,238 (45.1%)
Howard County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom893 (0.8%)
1 Bedroom8,621 (7.7%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms54,809 (49.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms47,014 (42.2%)
Howard County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities111,044 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities110,677 (99.4%)