How Much Are You Paying in Property Taxes?

Do you know how much you’re paying in property taxes? According to new data from ATTOM Data Solutions, it’s likely lower than you’d pay elsewhere.

Property taxes can put a serious dent in your budget, causing many homeowners to purchase houses with less square footage than they’d like. With a thriving metropolis right in our backyards, one would expect Atlanta property taxes to fall on the higher end of the spectrum. In fact homes in metro Atlanta consistently fall beneath the national average of property tax rates.

Property Tax Rates in Atlanta

woman calculating on phoneProperty tax rates are calculated by expressing the annual property tax as a percentage of the estimated market value of a single-family home. ATTOM Data Solutions averaged the property tax rates of over 84 million homes to compare rates for properties across the U.S. The average national property tax rate is 1.15%, which is roughly $3,296 per home. Effective tax rates may rise as high as 9.51% or fall as low as .52% depending on location, and metro Atlanta homes skew toward the lower end of the spectrum. Do you know your metro Atlanta property tax rate?

  • Bartow: 0.71%
  • Carroll: 0.65%
  • Cherokee: 0.69%
  • Clayton: 0.96%
  • Cobb: 0.70%
  • Coweta: 0.77%
  • Dekalb: 1.03%
  • Douglas: 0.82%
  • Fayette: 0.94%
  • Forsyth: 0.74%
  • Fulton: 0.95%
  • Gwinnett: 1.03%
  • Henry: 0.93%
  • Newton: 0.88%
  • Paulding: 0.91%

Property taxes shouldn’t get in the way of owning your dream home. To find a property that falls within your budget, call The Premier Group.