Real Estate Values and Property Tax Valuation in Gainesville, Georgia

Gainesville is home to 5,152 properties with a cumulative value of $1.7B, representing 5.30% of all real estate value in Forsyth County. Property taxes in Gainesville totaled $13.8M, with an average homeowner paying $2,678 in taxes compared to the county average of $3,363. The average property tax rate in Gainesville is 0.83%, while the county average is 0.89%. Property taxes are based on the assessed value of the property, which is determined by the local government.

The property tax timeline in Georgia begins on January 1st, when the property values are assessed. Property value notices are then issued between April and July, and property owners have 30 to 45 days after the notices are mailed to file an appeal. Finally, property tax bills are issued on September 1st.

Important Dates
Property Valuation Date:January 1st
Property Value Notices Issued:April - July
Property Tax Appeal Deadline:30 to 45 days after notices mailed
Property Tax Bills Issued:September 1st
Real Property Tax Bill Due (1st of #):May - December, Varies by jurisdiction, Fulton County - October 15th
Available Exemptions
SeniorAvailable
DisabledAvailable
HomesteadAvailable
VeteranAvailable
Solar/WindNot Available
CharitableAvailable

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Real Estate Statistics in Gainesville, Georgia

Total Real Estate Value
$1.7B
Total Real Property Taxes
$13.8M
Average Property Tax Rate
0.83%
# of Real Properties
5,152

Residential Property Tax by ZIP code in Gainesville, Georgia

Gainesville, Georgia has an average property tax rate of 0.83%, which is slightly lower than the average property tax rate for Forsyth County, which is 0.89%. This means that homeowners in Gainesville can expect to pay slightly less in property taxes than homeowners in other parts of Forsyth County. However, property tax rates can vary significantly across Gainesville ZIP codes. For example, the ZIP code 30506 has an effective property tax rate of 0.83%, while other ZIP codes may have higher or lower rates. This is because property values can vary significantly across different ZIP codes, and property taxes are based on the value of the home.

Overall, Gainesville has a slightly lower property tax rate than the rest of Forsyth County, but the rates can vary significantly across different ZIP codes. Homeowners should be aware of the property tax rate in their ZIP code, as it can have a significant impact on their total property tax bill.

Tax Assessment Value

The following table shows the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentile of property assessment value in each ZIP code in Gainesville, Georgia. The tax assessment value may differ from the potential sale value, and is used to calculate the property tax for each piece of real estate.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
30506$121,124$185,122$279,415$405,860$580,400

Property Tax Bill

This table shows the percentiles of actual property tax paid on residential properties for each ZIP code in Gainesville, Georgia.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
30506$395$1,144$2,226$3,650$5,269

Effective Property Tax Rate

The effective property tax rate is calculated by dividing the property tax bill by the assessed value. For the percentiles below, the calculation is performed using the percentiles for property tax bill and assessed value above. Therefore, each consecutive percentile doesn't necessarily show a larger value.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
30506 0.33% 0.62% 0.80% 0.90% 0.91%

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Real Estate Values in Gainesville, Georgia

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Average Home Value in Gainesville, Georgia

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Average home value over time in Gainesville, Georgia

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Housing Expenses in Gainesville, Georgia

Housing expenses are a major part of the average household budget in the state. In fact, housing expenses account for nearly one-third of total expenses for the average household. As inflation continues, housing expenses continue to rise, eating up an ever-increasing portion of the household budget. Property taxes are the second largest component of housing expenses for the average property owner in the state, making up a significant portion of the total housing expenses. As housing expenses continue to rise, it is important for households to budget carefully and plan for the future to ensure they can afford their housing expenses.

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Frequently asked questions

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We use a private national data provider that cross-references with county recorder's offices to verify ownership. If in the event our system is unable to verify the property, our team will take further steps to investigate ownership and reach out to the customer for confirmation.
Our success rate varies across geographies; however, in any given year, we typically win more than 70% of our cases, saving clients an average of $1,457 on their property taxes.
Yes, in the market areas we serve, we have a dedicated Property Tax Consultant that is physically present in the market they are servicing. The specialist assigned to your property has the necessary geographical competence to provide exemplary service!
The average property tax rate in Gainesville is 0.83%.
The following exemptions and discounts are available in Gainesville: Charitable, Disabled, Homestead and Senior