Good News: When It Comes to Property Taxes, Bay Area in the Middle of the Pack

Home prices in the Bay Area may be flying high, but here’s a data point where, surprisingly, local owners are solidly in the middle of the pack: property taxes. Property tax rates in the Bay Area range from 0.7 percent in San Francisco and San Mateo counties to 1.2 percent in Contra Costa County — far below other regions of the country where tax rates approach 4 percent. Click here to read more about it!