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|Julie Reeves||from Reeves Real Estate|
There are 4 USDA backed residential loans in Custer county with an average loan balance of $158,656. Over 100% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $162,375. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,344 SqFt. Alternate income limits exist to determine loan eligibility in Custer county. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $92,700. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit increases to $122,350.
The size of Custer County is roughly 1,916 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Custer County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.
Start your search for USDA loan eligible properties in the cities of Custer County, CO
* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.
Cold Spring • Greenwood • Querida • Rosita • San Isabel • *Silver Cliff • Tanglewood Acres • *Westcliffe • Wetmore
A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Custer County.
Custer County, Colorado, is a picturesque region in the southern part of the state, boasting a rich historical heritage. Established by an Act of Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Colorado on March 9, 1877, it was named in honor of General George Armstrong Custer, a prominent figure in the American Civil War. The county covers a total area of 740 square miles, and its seat lies in the historic town of Westcliffe.
The area that comprises Custer County was originally inhabited by the Ute Native American tribe before European-American settlement in the mid-19th century. During the 19th century, the discovery of precious minerals such as gold, silver, and copper led to the Colorado Silver Boom. This, in turn, prompted a significant influx of miners and settlers to the region, spurring the creation of various mining settlements in the county.
The introduction of railways in the early 20th century further accelerated the development of Custer County, providing convenient access to trade routes for local goods and livestock. In the following years, agricultural pursuits began to dominate the county's economy. Ranching, especially sheep and cattle, became important industries, creating a sustainable livelihood for many inhabitants.
One fun fact about Custer County is the presence of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a prominent subrange of the Rocky Mountains, which attract thousands of tourists each year. The mountains feature fourteenerspeaks rising above 14,000 feetsuch as Crestone Needle and Crestone Peak, a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts interested in hiking, rock climbing, and other recreational activities. Additionally, the county is home to the Dark Skies of the Wet Mountain Valley, one of the world's first designated International Dark Sky Communities. This status attracts stargazers and astronomers, who come to enjoy the pristine, unobstructed views of the night sky.