Parker County First-Time Homebuyer Report for October

Parker County has a younger population than other areas in Texas with a median age of 38 years. It is also very affluent with a median income of $60,179 per household. Weatherford, Mineral Wells, and Azle are its three most populated cities. The Parker County market almost exclusively consists of detached houses, accounting for 99% of the current homes in the area. Topping the list of best schools in the county is McAnally Intermediate.

Culture

If you're looking to explore the landscape of Parker County, then check out Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Holland Lake Park, Foursquare's most popular places for outdoor activities. If you like arts and entertainment, some popular spots are City Lights Weatherford Cinema 10 and Doss Heritage & Culture Center. And finally, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Olive Garden, and Fuzzy's Taco Shop are frequently visited spots to eat.

Price Range

Parker County has some of the more expensive homes in the state with a median home value of $142,300 and a current average list price of $272,021. The most expensive places to live are Annetta South, Annetta North, and Annetta. The Parker County market was solid in this week's report, as the number of home sales rose 2.4%, pushing the total to 212 homes sold over the last 30 days.

Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in Parker County:

$210K   $134K   $1.2M  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $258,557 is considered a typical dwelling in Parker County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $51,711 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $1,259 and the property tax rate is $15.06 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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