October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Athens

Athens is a city that is growing slightly faster than others in Texas at a 10-year growth rate of 11.5%. It also has a larger than average population of 12,710 people. With a median age of 34 years, homes in Athens tend to be relatively old. The best school in the city is South Athens Elementary School.

Culture

According to Foursquare, Cinemark Cinema 4 is the most popular entertainment attraction in Athens. Recommended places to eat are Applebee's, Jalapeno Tree, and McAlister's Deli. And then for shopping, you might enjoy Walmart Supercenter, Brookshire's, and Walgreens.

Price Range

Some of the more expensive homes in Texas are in Athens with a median home value of $93,100 and an average list price for available homes currently at $183,322. Over the last 30 days, the Athens market got positive news with four homes sold, closing in on the average sales volume for the prior 12 months.

Curious as to which homes have been getting the most attention in Athens? These listings have stirred up interest and produced the most views:

$219K   $724K   $244K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $172,639 is considered a typical dwelling in Athens. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $34,528 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $720 and the property tax rate is $10.62 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Athens homes for sale or reviewing Athens real estate trends.


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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