Mike, alwasys work your numbers from a worst case scenario and you will never get hurt. You might also want to check with your CPA before you purchase as well.
Dave Tap Tapper
all the answers below are generally correct.
purchase price is the biggest factor in determining property taxes.
i generally estimate 1.1% to 1.2% on an annual basis.
in most disclosure packets, there will be a geo/flood/environmental/tax disclosure.
with that info you can calculate more precisely.