How To Estimate Property Taxes for Real Estate in Charlotte NC

  To estimate the annual property taxes for real estate in Charlotte NC:

1. Start with the tax value (not market value, the tax value from county records). 

2. Divide the tax value by 100 – real estate taxes in Charlotte NC are per $100 of value.

3. Multiply by the most recent tax rate – for 2008 in the City of Charlotte NC 1.2973

4. Add Solid waste fee – for 2008 in the City of Charlotte – $60.

So, using an example of real estate in Charlotte NC with a tax value of $100,000 and located within the Charlotte city limits:




  For a Charlotte NC home (located within the city limits) with a tax value of $100,000, annual real estate taxes for would be about $1,357.

  Keep in mind, these calculations will differ slightly for property not within Charlotte city limits as well as property located in Huntersville, Mint Hill, Matthews and Pineville which are separate towns within Mecklenburg County NC.

  When buying real estate in Charlotte NC estimating the annual real estate taxes is an important consideration, and many times can affect your monthly mortgage payment amount. Annual real estate taxes shouldn’t be ignored when evaluating real estate in Charlotte NC.

  For information on recent tax value news: Charlotte NC and Mecklenburg County real estate tax revaluations

Related Articles: Buying a home in Charlotte NC

Pre-approval and Real Estate in Charlotte NC

Copyright© 2008 by Diane McDermott, All Rights Reserved, “How To Estimate Property Taxes for Real Estate in Charlotte NC”


About dianemcdermott

Diane is deeply passionate about serving single and divorced women home buyers, first time home buyers and new to the area buyers navigate the Charlotte area home buying process. Having navigated separation and divorce she has immense respect for the stress of transition and need for a home living situation that supports and nurtures. She connects and guides clients as they navigate the home buying process, transitioning to a space they'll love calling home. McDermott Real Estate
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