2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Calhoun County is $548,250.
With a population of only 14,625, Calhoun County is the fifth smallest county by population in the entire state of Florida. Despite its small size, the county stacks up well in comparison to the rest of the country in terms of quality of life. Unemployment is below the national average, the cost of living is nearly 20 percent less than national figures, furthermore Calhoun County public schools expenditures per student are higher than the national average and the median home cost of $74,200 is lower than many other counties in Florida and the country. Made up of 574 square miles between the Apalachicola River and the Chipola River, in the Florida Panhandle, residents boast of a southern lifestyle more typically found in Mississippi or Georgia.
Altha Township is only 30 or so minutes driving distance from Alabama. Agricultural products coming out of the county include tomatoes, watermelon, peanuts, cucumbers, wheat and cotton. Timber also is a large force in the economy of Calhoun County. Pine trees are largely planted, benefiting from the climate that mostly remains in the mid 70’s and rarely dips below 51 degrees Fahrenheit.
The county has a reputation of athletic success at the high school level. Despite only having a population of approximately 600 residents, Altha High School has a noted history of basketball, baseball and cross country success. County seat Blountstown has won three state football titles and is considered a regional powerhouse.
The median household income is $40,352, and residents of Calhoun enjoy the state-wide advantage of not having to pay income taxes.
The county is home to 1,214 veterans, this population is served by the Veterans Services Office in Blountstown, providing entitlement and benefits aid as well referrals to other service providers in the area,
Veteran homeowners with a disability rating of 10 percent or more are entitled to a property tax exemption of $5,000. A total disability allows for the entire exemption of property tax. For more information contact the office of the tax collector.
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Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable In Calhoun County:
- Single Family: $425
- Condominium: $425
- Manufactured Housing: $425
- Duplex $500
- Triplex: $550
- Fourplex: $600
- Repair Certification: 100
Calhoun County Property Search
The VA HLC property search can be used for the following areas:
Altha, Blountstown, Willis, Rollins Corner, Soccts Ferry, Pine Island, Selman, Ocheesegula, Ocheesee Landing Kinard, Eufala, Frink, Gaskings, Fisher Corner, Henderson Mill, Lolee, Marysville, New Hope, Leonards, McNeal, Broad Branch, Cox, Clarksville, Chipola
Calhoun County VA Approved Condos
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