By Charles Sampson, Partner
Charter One Realty 

It’s that time of year again!  Beaufort County Property Tax Time.

As Ben Franklin once said “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  If you ask me, living here in Beaufort County with Franklin’s two options, I will gladly pay my property taxes.  The property taxes on an owner occupied residence are very reasonable at about a rate of ½ of a percent or the home’s value.  Property taxes on other types of property are closer to the national norm of about 1.25% of the value.

With the 2015 tax bills in the mail, I checked on 10 of my clients and found some interesting errors.  Of the 10, six were correct, two had the wrong mailing address and two I was able to point out approximately a…

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 HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC, December 04, 2015 – Charter One Realty recognized Realtor® and team member, Christina Forbis, at the company’s annual meeting for being among Hilton Head Island’s top producing agents in 2015. Forbis’ year saw her sales volume (over $15MM) increased by 229% thanks to 40 transactions.

Christina’s 20-year background in sales and marketing has greatly benefited her decade-long residential real estate career. She attributes much of her success to a strong focus on providing the very best customer service to her clients.  But even more importantly, she attributes her success to her clients, stating “Through my years of real estate experience, I have learned from every transaction and I truly appreciate my clients’ trust and…

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