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Tivydale Texas is a small little community located in Gillespie County, 14 miles west of Fredericksburg originally known as Bunkesville and Pumpkinville. It’s about 23 miles from Kerrville Texas and 83 miles north of San Antonio. It was named after Joseph A Tivy, and adventurer and entrepreneur. He served in legislatures both in California and in Texas and later became mayor of Kerrville. Tivy died in 1892 and is buried on Tivy Mountain on the edge of Kerrville. Although Tivydale has not been included in past census counts, it’s home to about 300 – 400 residents within the city limits and surrounding communities. The total for similar cities, Kerrville being the closest is about 22,000 and Fredericksburg is home to about 10,000 residents.« Continue »
Ingram, Texas is located west of Kerrville Texas with Highway 27 running directly north and south through the middle of this small community. Located in Kerr County, it’s home to about 2200 residents. This is the real estate market report for December, 2015 on all properties and houses for sale in Ingram Texas.
Currently there are 70 properties for sale priced from $15,000 for loss in land and $20,000 for a home to $1,702,000 for larger lots of up to 157 acres. The highest priced home is $1,375,000 for three bedroom and three bath home on Holly Hill Drive. Most of the properties are lots in land from $15,000 to about $200,000 on average. The median property price is about $115,000. Homes currently for sale were built from the 1930s to 2008.
There are 14 homes for sale price from $60,000-$1,375,000. The median home prices $229,000. Most homes are three bedroom and two bathroom between 1500 ft.² and 3000 ft.².
There are 50 lots and land for sale priced from $15,000-$1,702,000. The median land prices $115,000. Lots in this price range are between one half and 3 acres.
There are no condominiums or townhomes for sale in Ingram. There are five manufactured or mobile homes priced from $20,000-$150,000.
The average listing price was $268,394 for the week ending December 2, which represents a decline of 3% compared to the prior week and a decline of 10% compared to November. Due to the low number of listings and price ranges, finding an average and really basing sale prices on the such a small number of sales and listings can be quite skewed.
In general, a two bedroom home is about $115,000; a three bedroom $185,000 and a four bedroom between $220,000 and $900,000 based on the size of the acreage specifically. The median days on the market over the last two months have been at between 65 days and 110 days. This is down about 20% over last year at this time.
For more information on Ingram Texas, current pricing, or a specific list of homes that meet your search criteria and price please contact my office at any time. I’d be happy to customize an MLS listing for exactly what you’re looking for.
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