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HOUSING  GAINESVILLE                                                                   Arthur Prescott ©                                             	 At a forecast increase of 4 percent,
                                                            Lake Sidney Lanier                                                    Hall County home values are expected
                         H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA                                                                                           to appreciate faster than most counties
                               Lake Lanier Lifestyle                                                                                                 in Georgia, where prices are expected to
                                                                                                                                                     rise 3.27 percent on average. The average
                                                                                                                                                     single-family home price in Hall County is
                                                                                                                                                     $229,962 (source: Georgia Multiple Listing
                                                                                                                                                     Service – GMLS), and the cost of living is
                                                                                                                                                     9.8 percent lower than the U.S. average
                                                                                                                                                     according to Sperling’s Best Places.
                                                                                                                                                     	 The high quality of life coupled with the
                                                                                                                                                     low cost of living make owning a home in
                                                                                                                                                     Hall County a pleasure.

                                                                                                                                                       	Property Taxes

                                                                                                                                                     	 Property is taxed according to millage
                                                                                                                                                     rates assessed by different government
                                                                                                                                                     entities. Property tax dollars support
                                                                                                                                                     administration of county government and the
                                                                                                                                                     public school system; to build and maintain
                                                                                                                                                     public buildings; bridges and county roads;
                                                                                                                                                     to pay expenses of courts; county jail and law
                                                                                                                                                     enforcement; to provide fire protection; and
                                                                                                                                                     to provide for public health and sanitation,
                                                                                                                                                     among other public functions.

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