October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Walker County

Walker County is a county in Texas with a median income of $39,564 per household. Besides being less affluent than average, its population is much older than others with a median age of 34 years. The three cities with the largest populations are Huntsville, New Waverly, and Riverside. The Walker County market is almost exclusively made up of detached homes, currently accounting for 98% overall. The top schools in the county are Stewart Elementary School and New Waverly Intermediate.

Culture

If you're looking to explore the landscape of Walker County, then check out Huntsville State Park and Blue Lagoon Scuba, Foursquare's most popular places for outdoor activities. You might also try Texas Prison Museum and Cinestar Of Huntsville, a few popular destinations for entertainment. And finally, recommended places to eat are Farmhouse Cafe, Yummy Yummy Mongolian Grill, and Olive Garden.

Price Range

The median value of homes in Walker County is $95,900, making it one of the most valuable areas in Texas. At the same time, the average list price of available homes is presently $205,792. The homes with the highest value are in Huntsville, Riverside, and New Waverly.

Make sure you take a look at these eye-catching homes in Walker County that generated the most views from potential buyers:

$279K   $299K   $299K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Walker County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $182,976. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $36,595 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $895 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $13.48 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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