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Derek Jeter files homestead exemption for Davis Islands mansion

Derek Jeter’s multimillion-dollar mansion on Davis Islands in Tampa.

LUIS SANTANA | Times (2011)

Derek Jeter’s multimillion-dollar mansion on Davis Islands in Tampa.

TAMPA — Derek Jeter may soon call Florida his official home.

The New York Yankees shortstop filed a homestead exemption on his Davis Islands mansion about six weeks ago, said Warren Weathers, Hillsborough's chief deputy property appraiser.

The exemption will lower the home's appraised taxable value by $50,000 and also means he's declaring the mansion worth nearly $13 million his legal residence.

The application process — which includes confirming that Jeter hasn't filed for an exemption elsewhere — will take about six to eight weeks, Weathers said.

The seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom, 30,000-square-foot mansion is located at 58 Bahama Circle.

Derek Jeter files homestead exemption for Davis Islands mansion 03/26/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:09pm]
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