Real Estate Market Update for Forsyth, GA
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Welcome to January's Market Update. Let's take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of January. The number of active listings was down 6% from one year earlier and down 13% from the previous month This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month... was just over 130-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 12% This higher numbers of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 150-thousand dollars. The number of units sold Increased 33% year-over-year and Decreased 20% month-over-month Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Forsyth, GA
Area Information for Forsyth, GA
  • Population: 3,870
  • Median Age: 41.8 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 19.86 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Recycling Likelihood**: 58
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 613/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 16%
  • Closest Airport: Middle Georgia Regional
  • Closest College: Wesleyan College
  • Closest Jr. College: Gordon College
  • Median Household Income: $34,607
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 13.29%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.1 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $83,339
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Atlanta Braves
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: -2%
* Scale from 1-5** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Forsyth, GA
Median Age: 41.8 Married: 35% Number of Households: 1,347 Households with Children: 506
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Forsyth, GA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Katherine B. Sutton Elementary School 0.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Monroe County Alternative Center 3.7 mi Public 7-12 0 0
      Mary Persons High School 4.1 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Monroe County Middle School 4.9 mi Public 6-6 0 0
      Samuel E. Hubbard Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 4
      T.g. Scott Elementary School 5.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 5
      Banks Stephens Middle School 5.3 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.