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Q: Where is Cat Island located?
A: Cat Island is located on 432-acre natural habitat filled with towering live oaks, and surrounded by vast stretches of pristine wetlands. Cat Island is among the most exclusive addresses in the historic Beaufort, SC area.
A: Cat Island offers:
Q: Are there fees for the Homeowners Association?
A: Property Owners Information
Q: What do property taxes look like in Beaufort County?
A: Beaufort County Property Taxes
The Beaufort County assessor places an appraised value on real estate based on comparable sales, conditions, etc.
This appraised value is multiplied by a factor of 4% for residents and 6% for non-residents and corporations to obtain the assessed value.
Example: A home assessed at $500,000 for a resident would equate to $3,986.80 property tax ($500,000 x .04 x .19934).
Note: Primary residents can apply for a special exemption from property taxes imposed for school operating purposes. This reduced the 4% tax basis by an average of 25% minimum.
Q: How much is homeowner's insurance for Cat Island?
A: Estimated insurance costs per $100,000 of structure value:
Hazard/Wind & Hail $600 per $100,000 of structure value
Flood $200 per $100,000 of structure value
Q: What are typical prices for utilities in Cat Island?
A: Estimated Utilities (for an average 3 bedroom home)
Electric (SCE&G): $130 per month
Water & Sewer (BJWSA): $70 per month
Telephone (Century Link, Landline) $35 per month
Cable TV/Satellite (Comcast) $45 per month
Trash Service (Waste Management) $30 per month