browse list of realtors working in Ringgold County
Hey, are you a realtor interested in helping families find USDA eligible properties in Ringgold County?
Join the USDAProperties Realtor Network
Looking to buy in Ringgold County, Iowa?
There are 19 USDA backed residential loans in Ringgold county with an average loan balance of $65,823. Over 78% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 34 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $65,236. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,344 SqFt. Ringgold county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.
The size of Ringgold County is roughly 1,395 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Ringgold County is 9. 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 Ringgold County, IA
* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.
*Beaconsfield • *Benton • *Delphos • *Diagonal • *Ellston • *Kellerton • Knowlton • *Maloy • *Mount Ayr • *Redding • *Sun Valley Lake • *Tingley
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 Ringgold County.
Ringgold County is located in the southern part of the state of Iowa in the United States. It was formed on February 15, 1847, and was named in honor of Maj. Samuel Ringgold, a hero of the Battle of Palo Alto fought during the Mexican-American War. However, it wasn't until 1855 that the county was officially organized, with Mount Ayr chosen as the county seat.
Initially, the area was inhabited by the Meskwaki and the Sac tribes, who engaged in farming and hunting. In the early 1800s, the first European explorers and traders arrived, and the local Native American tribes relinquished their claims on the lands through a series of treaties with the United States government. By 1850, the first settlers moved to the region, most of whom were farmers.
Throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the county experienced growth with the establishment of several towns and communities, such as Tingley, Kellerton, and Ellston. The region was mainly focused on agriculture, with small family farms producing corn, oats, hay, and raising livestock.
Today, Ringgold County remains predominantly rural and agricultural. However, it has also developed a strong sense of community and offers a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, such as hunting, fishing, and camping.
Fun Fact: Ringgold County is home to the Dragoon Trace Nature Center, which offers visitors a chance to explore the history and natural beauty of the area. It derives its name from the Dragoon Trace, a historic trail used by the U.S. Army Dragoons in the 1830s and 1840s, which passed through the region.