Paying property taxes, like cleaning the gutters, is a never-ending reality of homeownership. And factors, including location, can drastically alter how much you pay, according to Zillow.
The online real estate marketplace looked at the median property tax bills in different areas of the country, and found that residents in the New York tri-state area overwhelmingly pay the most in property taxes for single-family homes, according to the latest available data from 2013.
On the other end of the spectrum, homeowners in the some Southern and Midwestern states had a relatively low average tax bill.
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