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Posted by Penny Hull on Mon, Nov 07, 2011 @ 09:11 AM

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Raleigh NC 2011 Property Tax Rates

Find Property Tax Rates for your new Raleigh home 

Considering buying a home in Raleigh, NC?  One of the first questions you'll want to ask is "What are the property taxes for this home?" 

Raleigh is located within Wake County, along with many popular towns to live in, including: AngierApexCaryFuquay Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell, and Zebulon

How Much are Raleigh 2011 Property Taxes?

Here are the 2011 rates, by town within Wake County.  To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the town tax. 

For example, Raleigh has a town rate of 0.3735, and the Wake County rate is 0.534.  Add the two together - the total tax rate for Raleigh, NC is 0.9075.

Raleigh NC Property Taxes 2011 | Find Property Tax Rates for Raleigh NC

How Do I Find Out What My Raleigh, NC Property Tax Will Be?

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 rate on the right side of the table.
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 2011. 

 Raleigh NC Property Taxes 2011 | Find Property Tax Rates for Raleigh NC

This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Wake County, such as Apex, CaryMorrisville, Raleigh, and Wake Forest.

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Wake County property tax page for most recent information. 

Where Should I Live to Pay the Lowest Property Tax Rates?

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. 

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