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When you're buying a home, it's easy to focus on the price of the home itself and not pay too much attention to other costs you'll be incurring, such as home insurance and property taxes. That can be a major mistake -- at least in states that levy hefty taxes on homes. For example, the median home value was recently about $316,000, and the annual taxes on such a home would total $7,601, according to a recent WalletHub report.
The following states feature the highest annual property taxes on median-value homes:
Here's a look at the six states where the average homeowner pays less than $900 in annual property taxes:
Now let's take a closer look at those low-tax states.
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