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Andrew Travars Named Top Builder | Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

Posted by Penny Hull on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 13:01 PM

Professional Builder Magazine honors fourth award to Stanton Homes for "Top 40 Under 40" distinction - the most leadership recognitions in this category of any builder in the nation

Andrew Travars, 29, is one of the youngest Builder/Project Managers to receive this prestigious honor from the home building industry's leading publication

Top Builder | Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

Andrew is on the right. His brother Phil, left, was recognized as a "Top 40 Under 40" in the nation last year. Two other Stanton Homes team members were chosen within the 3 previous years.

Andrew Travars' extraordinary leadership, design/build craftsmanship and dedication to excellence has resulted his distinction as one of the nation's top professionals in the home building industry.

Andrew is the fourth team member at Stanton Homes to earn this prestigious honor over the past five years, further reaffirming the unprecedented excellence of this exceptional North Carolina custom home builder.

What made Andrew stand out among nationwide nominees? See what it's like to work with Andrew, and the rest of the award winning team at Stanton Homes:



Top Builders 40 under 40:

Andrew takes a full immersion approach to creating extraordinary new homes:

  • Project management of totally custom one-of-a-kind homes.
  • Design/build from scratch or with extensive modifications.
  • Working directly with clients, to integrate their "forever home" vision.

1. What is Design/Build?

What makes working with one of the nation's top custom home builders different than a "semi-custom" or production builder?

The phenomenal skillsets and dedication of people like Andrew, who as a top Builder/Project Manager at Stanton Homes has the ability to sketch a floor plan in a single sitting, while talking through the complexities of home building from an engineering perspective.

Here's an example of a floor plan Andrew designed and built in Chatham County, NC that's functional and cost effective - as well as beautiful.

This beautiful Modern Farmhouse with touches of Arts and Crafts is one of the most popular architectural styles in today's trends, with all the latest must-have features for Raleigh new homes -

  • Open concept layout with the kitchen open to the family room
  • Custom wrap-around staircase, with a secret passageway for kids!
  • Pocket office on the first floor
  • Downstairs bedroom for guests

Top Builder | Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

You can tour this incredible custom home in person at a special one day event. Come meet Andrew, and the rest of the award winning team at Stanton Homes, Saturday, January 28th, 1-3 pm. See everything inside this home, from built-in bookcases, drop zone, cubbies and desks to its spacious modern farmhouse kitchen design.

 

2. How to Build a Custom Home

Andrew's approach to design/build is founded on knowledge - both in what he is able to create, as well as what he is able to provide. Here are a couple of "Builder Brother" blogs, where Andrew and Phil provide helpful tips about how to build a custom home in North Carolina:

Andrew is also a certified Aging in Place Specialist – an important contributor to why Stanton Homes is a leading custom builder of aging-in-place, accessible and multi-gen coustom homes.

3. Teamwork

Creative teamwork is one of the most frequent observations made by our clients about working with Andrew - take a look at the glowing reviews here to see more about the team approach at Stanton Homes, which played a huge role in Andrew's leadership award as a top builder in the nation.

Andrew and Andrea formed the "A Team" many years ago, as two designers bantering Chip and Joanna Gains style. Their on-site "debates" and different approaches to creating special spaces contribute to the excellence of the finished product.

Top Builder | Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

 

The award winning Bryson home was created with "A Team" collaboration:

Top Builder | Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

Andrew and Andrea surprised the homebuyers with "Putter's Place" - a dog house with a dog shower that has little puppy paw prints - which has won multiple awards for its creativity and practicality. And a great example of how Andrew and the rest of the team at Stanton Homes believe in creating custom homes to fit the lifestyles of homebuyers.

Top Builder | Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

4. Extra-curricular Activities

Andrew's creative approach to design continues "off the clock" as his pursuit of challenges centers on other projects to design and build.

The local television station broadcast a clip of Andrew pedaling his hand-made "go-cart bike" in the "Tour de Fat" in Durham, NC:

Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

 

Andrew teamed up with his brothers to create a boat inspired by Orca from Jaws - a winner at the U.S. National Whitewater Center’s "Build Your Own Boat Competition":

Top Builder | Professional Builder Magazine Leadership Awards

 

About the Top 40 Under 40 Award:

  • Professional Builder is the home building industry's leading national publication. Each year its "Top 40 under 40" competition seeks to award the most accomplished builders across the nation with this prestigious leadership recognition.
  • A panel of Professional Builder editors selected the winners, based on personal and professional accomplishments
  • Decisions were made based on leadership skills, sustained career progress, personal integrity, technical skills, community outreach, dedication and involvement in the home building industry


About Stanton Homes:

Stanton Homes has been design/building high quality, one-of-a-kind custom homes in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area since 2006.

The award winning team works closely with clients throughout the custom home build, with personal interaction with your builder, project manager, designer, production manager, coordinator, and sales consultant.

When homebuyers build your custom Stanton Home, they become part of the team, with:

  • Project Manager meetings site with at least six detailed, extensive walk throughs over the course of the build.
  • Interior Designer sessions at expansive showrooms.
  • 24/7 access to everything happening in your home, through a personal online portal that connects clients and the build team with everything that’s happening – and what’s next - with photos and updates along with extended warranties and guarantees.

Read reviews posted by our homebuyers, here.

Every home we build is filled with the personality of our homebuyers, with flexibility of choice and experts to help guide your decisions. Take a look at some of the Real Homes for Real People we’ve created together.

 

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Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 @ 09:01 AM

What do built in bookshelves cost?

Custom bookcases, cabinets, and built-in storage designs are priced based on a number of factors, including:

  1. Size (Height, Length, Depth)
  2. Depth of Base Shelves (are the base shelves wider than the upper shelves?)
  3. Number of Cabinet Units
  4. Countertops
  5. Open Shelving
  6. Stain Grade vs. Paint Grade Materials
  7. Arches or Header Details
  8. Custom Paint Colors
  9. Standard vs. Non-Standard Cabinet Sizes

See our photo gallery of fireplaces built in Raleigh new homes.


What does a built in bookcase around the fireplace cost? 

Fireplace walls are great spaces to add a built in bookcase. These walls are already "reserved" as focal points (with furniture spread among the other walls or open areas).   

If you're trying to decide on the best built in bookcase design for your budget, these photos will give you a good idea of how pricing works - with specific cost factors.  See why some bookcases are cost effective, while others are only found in luxury home designs.

Below are 8 photo examples that give a clear indication of what each cost factor can look like:

1. Bookcase Size

The height, length, and depth of a built in will affect the total cost. For open shelving bookcases, larger sizes mean more materials and labor. For cabinets, larger sizes typically require multiple units.

The fireplace bookcases in this great room stretch across the living room wall. If you want a "full wall" built in look for a lower cost, consider reducing the height of the shelves. This would leave wall space where you could display artwork (or add windows if it is an exterior wall).

 Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

Small bookshelves can still make a big impression, especially when paired with windows on each side of the fireplace:

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This living room photo is from a version of the Beaufort - a very popular Raleigh new home floor plan - see more photos here.

2. Depth of Bookcase Base Shelves

Complex configurations add cost to any built in design. The two base shelves on these fireplace bookcases are wider than the upper shelves. Varied depth bookcases can make a big impression in person, so this is one custom factor you should consider when considering cost/benefits on a tight budget.

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

This living room photo is from a version of the Brogan - see more photos here, a craftsman style home.

3. Number of Cabinet Units

The number of individual cabinet units also contributes to the total cost of a built in design. Typically, using two 24'' cabinets will cost significantly more than using one 48'' cabinet.

The wider, four-door 48" base cabinets in the living room pictured below, from a version of the Statesman, helped the Raleigh home owner save cost (compared to choosing a layout for four 24" cabinets that would fit into the same overall space).  The design made the room feel even larger and more open, with trim details that add visual interest.

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

4. Countertop

When designing built in cabinets, manufacturers can include a finished "countertop" piece that rests on top and adds cost (when compared to how built in shelving works).   

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

This living room photo - with cabinets on each side of the stone fireplace - is from a version of the Horse Country Estate - see more photos here.

5. Open Shelving or Floating Shelves

Open shelving can be a great design choice.  The cost of open shelving, compared to bookcases, can depend on the size, details, and paint.  In this design, the addition of a decorative header (designed to carry the line of the ceiling created by the upstairs walkway on the right side of the fireplace), cabinets, and counter top are each cost factors that contribute to the total.  

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This vaulted living room photo is from a version of the Elk Point - see more photos here.

6. Stain vs. Paint Grade

Most types of built in storage units are available in two "grades," stain or paint. While some of the cabinets pictured above are constructed in a stain grade wood, the bookcases below use a (more cost effective) paint grade wood.   For today's homebuyer, "stained" shelving and cabinets can easily feel dated, and an extensive area of stained finish can make a large room feel smaller.  

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

This living room photo - with bookcases on each side of the fireplace - is from a version of the Country Farmhouse - see more photos here.

7. Arches or Header Details

Arches or header details - like the white wainscoting design across these living room bookcases - are beautiful additions that can really add formality to a room.

These hand-crafted or custom details can add a little additional cost, but they can make a big difference in the look and feel of your fireplace surround (often the focal point of your downstairs living space).

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

This living room photo - with custom bookshelves around the fireplace - is from a version of the Scottsdale - see more photos here.

8. Custom Color

Most built-ins are painted white, to match the interior trim color of the room. Adding a custom color inside a built in bookcase is another popular detail.  Because the painters must tape off each shelf, individually, to create this effect, this can add a few hundred dollars to the finish cost.

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

These built in bookshelves around the fireplace include a custom color and lower cabinets. The photo is from a version of the Low County Farmhouse - see more photos here.

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

This custom living room built in shelving unit is from a version of the Treehouse - see more photos here.

9. Cabinet Sizing

Another way to save cost on your built in bookcase configuration is by choosing larger cabinets, such as the 48" base cabinets here.  It's more costly to use three or four small cabinets in a space than to use one or two large cabinets.  

If cabinet units do not fit into the designated wall space, your builder will need to add trim pieces to make up the difference. Custom trim, painted to match, will look intentional.

Cost of Built In Bookshelves Around Fireplace | Raleigh New Homes

When working within a budget, you will want to compare each of these cost factors. Do you want to prioritize wainscoting details, custom colors, simpler (but wider) shelves, or a combination of these details? The choice is yours, and a custom home interior designer can help you weigh the options.  Stanton Homes offers a full menu of options in your Personal Build Portal for you to review before, or during, construction, in order to make your final decisions.



How much do custom built in bookcases, cabinets, and shelving units cost?

Exact pricing for built ins depends on the size, configuration, style, materials, and other custom details. 


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How Much are Property Taxes in Raleigh?  2017 Tax Guides for All Surrounding Areas

Posted by Penny Hull on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

How to Calculate Your Property Taxes in central North Carolina Counties:

If you're considering a move to the greater Raleigh area, or just a relocation within the Triangle, you've probably wondered how much the yearly property taxes will be for your new home.

How Much are Property Taxes in Raleigh?  2017 Tax Guides for All Surrounding Areas

All NC counties revalue real estate every few years. For instance, Granville County reevaluates every eight years - per NC requirements.  This procedure allows the Tax Department to adjust the appraised value of real estate to reflect the property's true value in light of changing real estate market conditions. 



Property Tax Rates by County:

Here are links to the property tax rates for central NC counties, including Wake County, Chatham County and Durham County

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

 


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New Custom Homes in the Raleigh Area - and throughout central North Carolina 

New Homes Raleigh NC - New Home Raleigh - Raleigh NC New Homes - New Home Raleigh NCStanton Homes makes building your new custom home easy!  We'll guide you through the entire process - select from thousands of different floor plans, and hundreds of different locations.  Your custom home is going to be extraordinary when you create it with one of the nation’s top fully involved builders and the high quality materials and craftsmanship that our reputation is built on.

Call 919-278-8070 to find out more about raleigh custom home builders.

 


 

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2017 Granville County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Granville County NC

Posted by Penny Hull on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 @ 10:01 AM

Granville County Taxes 2017

Property Tax for Granville County, NC New Homes

Moving to Granville County, North Carolina?

If you're considering a move to the greater Raleigh area, or just a relocation within the Triangle, you've probably wondered how much the yearly property taxes will be for your new home.

2017 Granville County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Granville County NC

 

Where is Granville County? Granville County is located a short distance from Harnett CountyChatham County, Orange County, Wake County, and Durham County

Granville County encompasses Creedmoor, Butner, Oxford, Stovall, and Stem.

When were Granville County NC property values last adjusted (assessed)?

Granville County revalues all real estate every eight years, per NC requirements.  This procedure allows the Tax Department to adjust the appraised value of real estate to reflect the property's true value in light of changing real estate market conditions. 

The most recent valuation occurred in 2010 with the next scheduled for 2018.

What are 2017 Property Taxes in Granville County*?

Here are the 2017 property tax rates in Granville County:

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Towns and other districts are subject to additional property taxes.

The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price. 

  • Divide the assessed value by 100
  • Multiply the result by the 2017 Rate
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 1/1/2017

This table gives sample property tax bills for Granville County:

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There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Granville County Tax Rates government page for most recent information.

Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?

Ask your real estate agent what fire district or town the property resides in. 

Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town.  If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax. 

Compare property tax rates in Wake County to other counties in the area.

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

2017 Granville County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Granville County NC

Looking for New Home Builders in Granville County NC? 

*Property tax rates generally update midyear.  The rates posted are current numbers as of 1/1/2017.  This post is for general information only based on public tax resources as of posting date.  Please research tax rates for your specific address before making decisions. 

New Custom Homes in the Raleigh Area - and throughout central North Carolina 

New Homes Raleigh NC - New Home Raleigh - Raleigh NC New Homes - New Home Raleigh NCStanton Homes makes building your new custom home easy!  We'll guide you through the entire process - select from thousands of different floor plans, and hundreds of different locations.  Your custom home is going to be extraordinary when you create it with one of the nation’s top fully involved builders and the high quality materials and craftsmanship that our reputation is built on.

Call 919-278-8070 to find out more about new homes in the Raleigh area today. 

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Lee County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Lee County NC

Posted by Penny Hull on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 @ 09:01 AM

Lee County 2017 Property Tax Guide

How Much Are Property Taxes in Lee County

If you're considering a move to the greater Raleigh area, or just a relocation within the Triangle, you've probably wondered how much the yearly property taxes will be for your new home.

Lee County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Lee County NC

Where is Lee County? Lee County is located south of Chatham County, south west of Wake County and north west of Harnett County.

Lee County encompasses the city of Sanford and the Carolina Trace fire district.

Find Out What District Your New Lee County Home is Located In

Ask your real estate agent what fire district or town the property resides in.  If there's a particular home that you're considering, you can go directly to the Lee County Tax Records site.  

The chart below shows the 2017 Lee County property tax rates.  If you are relocating to a home inside a town or fire district, the tax rate will generally be higher.  If your new home will be outside of town boundaries, the tax rate can be extremely low.

The county rate gets combined with either the fire district rate or the town rate, depending on where the home for sale is located:

Lee County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Lee County NC

 

What will I actually pay in Sanford property taxes?

The Lee County property tax chart is not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are always based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price, so you'll want to look up the assessed value, or ask your agent for it. 

  1. Take the assessed value of the property.
  2. Divide by 100.
  3. Multiply by the combined 2017 tax rate.
  4. This will give you the yearly tax amount, per 2017 fiscal year rates. For Sanford, the combined rate is 1.395.

And just to give you an idea, here's a table of sample yearly tax payments for different sample assessed home values.

Lee County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Lee County NC

Lee County has some of the lowest property tax rates in the Triangle area.  There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Lee County Property Tax page for most recent information.

As you can see, the city of Sanford is one of the most expensive places to live in Lee County NC

When looking at properties, don't take the "city" address for granted - you could be in a different county, with different tax rates, depending on where exactly the property is located.   

Want to Compare Property Tax Rates?

Compare property tax rates in Lee County to other counties in the area.

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Lee County NC

Looking for New Home Builders in Lee County NC? 

New Custom Homes in the Raleigh Area - and throughout central North Carolina 

New Homes Raleigh NC - New Home Raleigh - Raleigh NC New Homes - New Home Raleigh NCStanton Homes makes building your new custom home easy!  We'll guide you through the entire process - select from thousands of different floor plans, and hundreds of different locations.  Your custom home is going to be extraordinary when you create it with one of the nation’s top fully involved builders and the high quality materials and craftsmanship that our reputation is built on.

Call 919-278-8070 to find out more about raleigh custom home builders.

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2017 Alamance County Property Tax Rates

Posted by Penny Hull on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 @ 06:01 AM

Alamance County Taxes 2017 | Property Tax for Alamance County, NC New Homes

Moving to Alamance County, North Carolina? You will want to know what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.

What are 2017 Property Taxes in Alamance County*?

Here are the 2017 property tax rates, by town within Alamance County:

2017 Alamance County Property Tax Rates | Raleigh Custom Home Builders

To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the district or city tax - like the "Combined 2017 Rate" in the table above. For example:

  • The property tax rate for Burlington is 0.58
  • Alamance County has a tax rate of 0.58
  • Add the two together - the total tax rate for Burlington, NC is 1.16

How Do I Figure Out What These Property Tax Numbers Mean?

It's not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price. 

  • Divide the assessed value by 100
  • Multiply the result by the Combined 2017 Rate
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 1/1/2017

This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Alamance County, such as Burliongton, Elong, Graham, Green Level, Haw River, and Mebane.

2017 Alamance County Property Tax Rates | Raleigh Custom Home Builders

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Alamance County Tax Rates 2017 for taxes in the current year.

Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?

Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town.  If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax. 

Compare property tax rates in Alamance County to other counties in the area:

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

2017 Alamance County Property Tax Rates | Raleigh Custom Home Builders

Looking for New Home Builders in Alamance County NC? 

*Property tax rates generally update midyear.  The rates posted are current numbers as of 1/1/2017.  This post is for general information only based on public tax resources as of posting date.  Please research tax rates for your specific address before making decisions. 

New Custom Homes in the Raleigh Area - and throughout central North Carolina 

New Homes Raleigh NC - New Home Raleigh - Raleigh NC New Homes - New Home Raleigh NCStanton Homes makes building your new custom home easy!  We'll guide you through the entire process - select from thousands of different floor plans, and hundreds of different locations.  Your custom home is going to be extraordinary when you create it with one of the nation’s top fully involved builders and the high quality materials and craftsmanship that our reputation is built on.

Call 919-278-8070 to find out more about raleigh custom home builders. 

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Johnston County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Johnston County NC

Posted by Penny Hull on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Johnston County 2017 Property Tax Guide

How Much Are Property Taxes in Johnston County

If you're considering a move to the greater Raleigh area, or just a relocation within the Triangle, you've probably wondered how much the yearly property taxes will be for your new home.

Johnston County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Johnston County NC

Where is Johnston County? Johnston County is located south east Wake County and north each of Harnett County.

Johnston County encompasses Clayton, Smithfield, Kenly, Benson, and Four Oaks.

 

Find Out What District Your New Johnston County Home is Located In

Ask your real estate agent what fire district or town the property resides in.  If there's a particular home that you're considering, you can go directly to the Johnston County Tax Records site.  

The chart below shows the 2017 Johnston County property tax rates.  If you are relocating to a home inside a town or fire district, the tax rate will generally be higher.  If your new home will be outside of town boundaries, the tax rate can be extremely low.

The county rate gets combined with either the fire district rate or the town rate, depending on where the home for sale is located:

Johnston County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Johnston County NC

 

What will I actually pay in Clayton, Smithfield, Kenly, or Four Oaks property taxes?

The Johnston County property tax chart is not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are always based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price, so you'll want to look up the assessed value, or ask your agent for it. 

  1. Take the assessed value of the property.
  2. Divide by 100.
  3. Multiply by the combined 2017 tax rate.
  4. This will give you the yearly tax amount, per 2017 fiscal year rates.

 

And just to give you an idea, here's a table of sample yearly tax payments for different sample assessed home values.

Johnston County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Johnston County NC

Johnston County has some of the lowest property tax rates in the Triangle area.  There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Johnston County Property Tax page for most recent information.

As you can see, the Town of Clayton is one of the most expensive places to live in Johnston County NC

When looking at properties, don't take the "city" address for granted - you could be in a different county, with different tax rates, depending on where exactly the property is located.   

Want to Compare Property Tax Rates?

Compare property tax rates in Johnston County to other counties in the area.

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates | Buying a New Home in Johnston County NC

Looking for New Home Builders in Johnston County NC? 

*Property tax rates generally update midyear.  The rates posted are current numbers as of 1/1/2017.  This post is for general information only based on public tax resources as of posting date.  Please research tax rates for your specific address before making decisions. 

New Custom Homes in the Raleigh Area - and throughout central North Carolina 

New Homes Raleigh NC - New Home Raleigh - Raleigh NC New Homes - New Home Raleigh NCStanton Homes makes building your new custom home easy!  We'll guide you through the entire process - select from thousands of different floor plans, and hundreds of different locations.  Your custom home is going to be extraordinary when you create it with one of the nation’s top fully involved builders and the high quality materials and craftsmanship that our reputation is built on.

Call 919-278-8070 to find out more about new homes in the Raleigh area today

 

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2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Durham County Taxes 2017 | Property Tax for Durham County, NC New Homes

Moving to Durham County, North Carolina? You will want to know what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

What are 2017 Property Taxes in Durham County*?

Here are the 2017 property tax rates, by town within Durham County:

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

Each county in North Carolina has a "county wide" property tax rate. Each city, town, fire, or other special district may have an additional property tax rate. To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the district or city tax - like the "Combined 2017 Rate" in the table above. For example:

  • Durham County has a tax rate of 0.7404
  • The total tax rate for the city of Durham inside Durham County is 1.3011

How Do I Figure Out What These Property Tax Numbers Mean?

It's not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price. 

  • Divide the assessed value by 100
  • Multiply the result by the Combined 2017 Rate
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 1/1/2017

This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Durham County, such as Chapel Hill, Durham, the City of Raleigh, Bahama, Eno, Rolesville, and New Hope.

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Durham County Tax Rates 2017 website for the most up to date information.

Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?

Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town.  If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax. 

Compare property tax rates in Durham County to other counties in the area:

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

2017 Durham County Property Tax Rates

Looking for New Home Builders in Durham County NC? 

*Property tax rates generally update midyear.  The rates posted are current numbers as of 1/1/2017.  This post is for general information only based on public tax resources as of posting date.  Please research tax rates for your specific address before making decisions. 

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2017 Harnett County Property Tax Rates

Posted by Penny Hull on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 @ 06:01 AM

Harnett County Taxes 2017 | Property Tax for Harnett County, NC New Homes

Moving to Harnett County, North Carolina? You will want to know what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.

2017 Harnett County Property Tax Rates

What are 2017 Property Taxes in Harnett County*?

Here are the 2017 property tax rates, by town within Harnett County:

2017 Harnett County Property Tax Rates

To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the district or city tax - like the "Combined 2017 Rate" in the table above. For example:

  • The property tax rate for Lillington is 0.52
  • Harnett County has a tax rate of 0.75
  • Add the two together - the total tax rate for Lillington, NC is 1.27

How Do I Figure Out What These Property Tax Numbers Mean?

It's not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price. 

  • Divide the assessed value by 100
  • Multiply the result by the Combined 2017 Rate
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 1/1/2017

This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Harnett County, such as Angier, Benson, Coats, Erwin, Dunn, and Lillington.

2017 Harnett County Property Tax Rates

There are also separate rates by fire district in Harnett County.

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Harnett County Tax Rates 2017 for taxes in the current year.

Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?

Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town.  If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax.

Compare property tax rates in Harnett County to other counties in the area:

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

2017 Harnett County Property Tax Rates

Looking for New Home Builders in Harnett County NC? 

*Property tax rates generally update midyear.  The rates posted are current numbers as of 1/1/2017.  This post is for general information only based on public tax resources as of posting date.  Please research tax rates for your specific address before making decisions. 

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2017 Chatham County Property Tax Rates

Posted by Penny Hull on Mon, Jan 09, 2017 @ 09:01 AM

Chatham County Taxes 2017 | Property Tax for Chatham County, NC New Homes

Moving to Chatham County, North Carolina? You will want to know what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.

2017 Chatham County Property Tax Rates

What are 2017 Property Taxes in Chatham County*?

Here are the 2017 property tax rates, by town within Chatham County:

2017 Chatham County Property Tax Rates

To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the district or city tax - like the "Combined 2017 Rate" in the table above. For example:

  • The property tax rate for Pittsboro is 0.4333
  • Chatham County has a tax rate of 0.6338
  • Add the two together - the total tax rate for Pittsboro, NC is 1.0671

How Do I Figure Out What These Property Tax Numbers M

ean?

It's not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price. 

  • Divide the assessed value by 100
  • Multiply the result by the Combined 2017 Rate
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 1/1/2017

This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Chatham County, such as Goldston, Pittsboro, Siler City, and Cary City.

2017 Chatham County Property Tax Rates

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Chatham County Tax Rates 2017 for taxes in the current year.

Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?

Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town.  If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax.

Compare property tax rates in Chatham County to other counties in the area:

Wake County Property Tax Rates 2017

Chatham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Harnett County Property Tax Rates 2017

Durham County Property Tax Rates 2017

Granville County Property Tax Rates 2017

Johnston County Property Tax Rates 2017

Alamance County Property Tax Rates 2017

Lee County Property Tax Rates 2017

2017 Chatham County Property Tax Rates

Looking for New Home Builders in Chatham County NC? 

*Property tax rates generally update midyear.  The rates posted are current numbers as of 1/1/2017.  This post is for general information only based on public tax resources as of posting date.  Please research tax rates for your specific address before making decisions. 

New Custom Homes in the Raleigh Area - and throughout central North Carolina 

New Homes Raleigh NC - New Home Raleigh - Raleigh NC New Homes - New Home Raleigh NCStanton Homes makes building your new custom home easy!  We'll guide you through the entire process - select from thousands of different floor plans, and hundreds of different locations.  Your custom home is going to be extraordinary when you create it with one of the nation’s top fully involved builders and the high quality materials and craftsmanship that our reputation is built on.

Call 919-278-8070 to find out more about new homes in the Raleigh area today. 

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