2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Dixie County is $548,250.
With a population of only 16,422, and a total area 864 square miles, it is easy overlook Dixie County, especially with the much larger Levy County adjacent to it. Founded in 1921, and created from the southern part of Lafayette County, the county’s claim to fame the Suwannee River and the exemplary fishing offered by it. Catfish, Largemouth Bass and Red Belly are found in abundance in this fresh water paradise. For those more interested in angling in salt water, Sea Trout, Cobia, Grouper, Mackerel and Redfish live between Steinhatchee and Cedar Key off of the Dixie Coast.
Known as Florida’s finest hunting area, turkey, white-tailed deer and wild hog populate the county. Thousands of acres of wild terrain, state maintained sites and federal wildlife refuges all provide hunting opportunities by season. Bordered on three sides by water boating is also a popular pastime of residents, marina facilities at Horseshoe Beach and the Suwannee River promise phenomenal kayaking and canoeing. For those who enjoy more relaxed pursuits, the Nature Coast State Recreational Trail is rich in hiking and bird watching. Residents commonly spot Ospreys, American Bald Eagles and Red-Tailed Hawks.
Although the number of residents remains small, the county has experienced an 18 percent growth of inhabitants over the previous 14 years. This is due perhaps in part because of the low cost of living in Dixie County. Locals enjoy a 14 percent lesser overall price of living than the nationwide averages. Moreover, the median home cost in Dixie County is only $89,300.
The local economy is driven by retail, construction and transportation based occupations.
Encompassed by the overall population are 1,620 veterans. Veterans are served by the Office of Veterans Services. The office aims to assist veterans enjoy a higher quality of life via benefits counseling, referrals and entitlement fillings.
Veteran homeowners in Dixie County, with a service-related disability, rated by the VA as 10 percent or greater are eligible for a property tax exemption of $5,000. Veterans with a total disability are potentially exempt from paying any property taxes. For more information, contact the Dixie County assessors office.
To apply for a VA loan in Dixie County click here.
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable In Dixie County:
- Single Family: $425
- Condominium: $425
- Manufactured Housing: $425
- Duplex $500
- Triplex: $550
- Fourplex: $600
- Repair Certification: $100
Dixie County Property Search
The VA HLC property search can be used for the following areas:
Horseshoe Beach, Cross City, Old Town, Yellow Jacket, Suwanee, Shamrock, Shired Island, Hines, Jonesboro, Clara, Eugene
Dixie County VA Approved Condos
Currently, there are no VA approved condos in Dixie County. For assistance with a condo approval project contact VA Home Loan Centers immediately at 888-573-4496.
- Florida VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/florida-va-home-loan-limits/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/