With the sale of every Hilton Head Property, a quarter of one percent transfer fee is paid by the purchaser(typically). This transfer is collected for Beaufort county and paid to the town.  The town of Hilton Head has purchased over 1,170 acres with it and have reduced the potential of 4.37 million square feet of commercial development, 1,365 motel rooms and 4,210 residential and timeshare units on the Island.  As a buyer you will benefit with more open green spaces, more parks and less development, the very reasons why you are buying in the first place. Read the rest of this entry