Real estate tax vs. property tax?

I purchased a house in Suffolk, Virginia November 2006. I just received a bill from the city for a real estate tax. It has information concerning land values, building values, etc... So my question is---Is my real estate tax my property tax or is this something different. If it is my property tax, then this... show more I purchased a house in Suffolk, Virginia November 2006. I just received a bill from the city for a real estate tax. It has information concerning land values, building values, etc... So my question is---Is my real estate tax my property tax or is this something different. If it is my property tax, then this should be taken care of from my escrow. Any info. you can provide would be appreciated!
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