Property Taxes in Horry County

One of the first questions a buyer will ask is “how much are my property taxes going to be?” In the greater Myrtle Beach area, the answer isn’t that cut and dry.  Deciding if you will be using your home as your primary residence or a second home/investment property, is going to help determine the amount of taxes you will pay.

When purchasing a home in Horry County, you will automatically be considered at the 6% assessment ratio. If you plan on making the greater Myrtle Beach area your primary home, then after you close on your new home, you will need to provide proof of residency and your assessed rate will drop to the 4% tax rate. This makes a huge difference!

Provided below is the to the Horry County Assessor’s office that shows all the information required to become a primary/legal resident of South Carolina.  You’re going to love it!

 https://www.horrycounty.org/Departments/Assessor

Cities, Towns, and popular Communities in Horry County, SC

Allsbrook, Aynor, Barefoot, Bayboro, Briarcliff, Bucksport, Carolina Forest, Cherry Grove, Conway, Cool Springs, Crescent Beach, Forestbrook, Gallivants Ferry, Garden City, Green Sea, Ketchuptown, Little River, Longs, Loris, Market Common, Myrtle Beach, Nichols, North Myrtle Beach, Socastee, Surfside Beach, Windy Hill    

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