October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Hood County

Hood County is a county in Texas with a median income of $59,063 per household. Besides being very affluent, its population is much younger than others with a median age of 45 years. The three cities with the largest populations are Granbury, Pecan Plantation, and Oak Trail Shores. The Hood County market is almost exclusively made up of detached homes, currently accounting for 97% overall. Leading the list of best schools in the county are Tolar Elementary School, Tolar J H, and Tolar High School.


According to Foursquare, Dinosaur Valley State Park and Granbury Texas USA are the most popular outdoor attractions in Hood County. If you're looking for some recommended attractions, local favorites are ShoBiz Cinemas 6 and Granbury Opera House. You could also try out the popular Babe's Chicken Dinner House, Chili's Grill & Bar, and Hoffbrau Steaks if you dine out.

Price Range

Some of the more expensive homes in Texas are in Hood County with a median home value of $133,900 and an average list price for available homes currently at $180,104. Pecan Plantation, DeCordova, and Cresson have the highest worth in the county. The Hood County market slowed with a 4.7% sales drop in this week's report. However, overall sales numbers for the last 30 days remained above the monthly average (120.2) with 121 homes sold.

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

$497K   $665K   $259K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $248,502 is considered a typical dwelling in Hood County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $49,700 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $1,147 and the property tax rate is $13.01 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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