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4 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,560 Sq. Ft.

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Alta, IA Foreclosures

How much do homes sell for in Alta, IA?
The average home price is currently $191,312.
In Alta, IA, how many homes are available?
There are currently 1,037 active home listings available in Alta.
What’s the average rental cost in Alta, IA?
The average rental price in Alta is $1,299.
What is the most expensive home in Alta, Iowa?
The most expensive home sold in Alta had a price of $1,906,000.
What is currently the cheapest priced home in Alta, IA?
The cheapest home for sale in Alta is priced at $16,641.

Home Value Estimator For Alta, IA

There are currently 1,037 real estate properties in Alta, IA, with a median automated valuation model (AVM) price of $177,359.00. What is an AVM? It is a smart computer program that analyzes and predicts the approximate value of a home, property or land in Alta, IA, based on current market trends, comparable real estate sales nearby, historical data and, of course, property features, among other variables. These automated home estimates are often very helpful, providing buyers and sellers with a better idea of a home’s value ahead of the negotiation process. For example, the average home price in Alta, IA, is $191,312.00, with the most expensive house in Alta, IA, topping out at $1,906,000.00 and the cheapest home in Alta, IA, clocking in at $16,641.00. In other words, there’s something for every potential homebuyer or savvy investor in Alta, IA!

Rent Prices In Alta, IA

With the expiration of certain local, state and federal housing-related restrictions and mandated programs, the rental market in Alta, IA, is on a rollercoaster ride. The average rent price in Alta, IA, is $1,299.00. Indeed, when looking to rent in Alta, IA, you can expect to pay as little as $740.00 or as much as $1,920.00, with the average rent median estimated to be $1,300.00. The good news is that finding an affordable and desirable property to rent in Alta, IA -- whether it’s apartments, townhomes, condominiums or single-family homes -- is made easier with knowledge of the local market and, of course, a little patience.

Top Reasons To Live In Alta, IA In 2024

Alta is located in Buena Vista, Iowa, with an estimated municipal population of 1,903 residents. All of the best foreclosed homes for sale in Alta are located in the following zip code areas on 51002. The estimated population per square kilometer (.62 miles) in Alta is 681.

Cost Of Living In Alta, IA

So, about how much do homes cost in Alta? The most recent median value of resident-owned homes in Alta is 110,824. An estimated 72.8 percent of households in Alta own their homes, with an average family size of 3.1. The median household income in Alta is 59,000, with20.5 percentage of households earning at least $100,000 annually. For working parents and professionals who are searching for cheap homes in Alta, the median commute time of resident workers (in minutes) is 13.9. And last, but certainly not least, are you looking for homes to rent in Alta? If so, the average rent price paid by renters in Alta is 744, according to recent statistics.

Diversity And Demographics In Alta, Iowa

Where a home is located is almost just as important as the home itself. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or are relocating to Alta, it is essential to take a deep dive into your potential future neighborhood. Homeownership is often a long-term relationship; therefore, be sure to do your due diligence to ensure that you make the best long-term decision.

The median age of residents in Alta is 35.2, split between 45.5 percent male versus 54.5 female. The percentage of residents who report being married in Alta is 58, with an average family size of 3.1.

The percentage of residents who report their race in Alta is as follows:

White 87.1%
Black / African American 2.8%
Asian 0.3%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 0%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacifc Islander 0.4%
Multi-racial 2.7%
Other 6.6%

Looking for family-friendly neighborhoods in and/or near Alta? Or maybe you are searching for 55+ active adult communities in and/or near Alta?

The percentage of residents who report their age in Alta is as follows:

Under 10 16%
Aged 10-19 14.5%
20s 11.8%
30s 13.2%
40s 9.9%
50s 9.8%
60s 9.4%
70s 8.3%
80+ 7%

Best Schools In Alta, Iowa

It was a rollercoaster ride for academics in 2020, with school districts throughout the nation transferring their classes online because of the global pandemic. Numerous school districts will continue online courses, while others will welcome students back to campus. Regardless, homebuyers are shopping for homes in Alta with dedicated in-home learning spaces, as well as for homes located within the best school systems for in-person instruction in Alta.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Alta, Iowa

How do you know that living in -- or moving to -- Alta is right where you need to be? Perhaps you grew up in Alta or already live nearby; therefore, the decision to buy a home in Alta is a no-brainer. For others, however, it may not be such a straightforward or simple decision. Whether you are relocating to Alta for work or just looking for a fresh start, getting a read on a neighborhood from afar (online) can be tricky... and exhausting.

Here are some questions to ask yourself when shopping for foreclosed homes for sale in Alta:

  • What type of neighborhood environment (suburban, urban, rural, etc.) do you prefer?
  • What types of shopping (mom and pop, mall, big box), restaurants (fast food, chain, local) and businesses (small, big, mixed) would you like nearby?
  • What leisure-time activities (golf, biking, hiking, etc.) do you enjoy?
  • What type of commute (car, plane, home office) do you seek?

In short, it always helps to create a “Pros vs. Cons” list of what you need in a home and/or neighborhood like Alta.

Reasons To Move To Alta, Iowa, In 2024

Prospective homebuyers are clearly taking advantage of the low interest rates and numerous government assistance programs. These low interest rates mean homebuyers in Alta can now afford much more house for the same monthly payment (if interest rates were higher). Motivated and opportunistic sellers in Alta, meanwhile, can field multiple offers from more qualified buyers.

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