When you are ready to buy or sell your home, Barnett & Hill stands ready to help you with that deal.

If you are interested in selling your home in River Oaks, contact Mitch Barnett.  If selling and moving to a new home in Abilene, Mitch would appreciate your employment of his skills in that deal, too. Mitch earned his real estate license in 2007 and understands this neighborhood - a native Abilenian, Mitch lived on Elmwood until 5th grade and attended Austin Elementary. 

To discuss your next real estate deal, call Mitch at 325-669-8963 or contact him by email.

River Oaks

Using Taylor County Central Appraisal District data, we evaluated 32,106 residential properties in Abilene and discovered that: 

  • 20,184 or 62.9% were homesteaded.  
  • 6,659 or 20.7% were owned by homeowners over the age of 65.
  • the average Abilene home measured 1,695 sqft

Comparing the 263 homes that make up the River Oaks neighborhood to our Abilene statistics: :

  • 222 homes or 84.4% are homesteaded which is 21.5% above the average for home ownership in Abilene
  • 83 homes or 31.6% are owned by individuals over the age of 65 which is 10.9% above the average for Abilene
  • the average River Oaks home measured 2,818 square feet which is 1,123 sqft above the average.for Abilene

A comparative market analysis was devised for homes in the River Oaks subdivision that had sold between 7/13/2016 to 7/13/2017. These homes are shown in the map below. 

This linked pdf summarizes each individual sale with sold price, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms and days on the market.  Highlights include

  • Homes ranged from 1954 to 1964 for the year when built.  The average year built was 1958.
  • The largest home sold in the last year measured 3,838 sqft.  The greatest price was $415,000.  The greatest price/sqft was $119.44. 
  • The smallest home sold in the last year measured 1,804 sqft.  The lowest price was $164,000.  The lowest price/sqft was $62.51.
  • The average sale price was $248,544.  The average size of homes sold in the last 365 days was 2,676 sqft.  The average price per sqft was $92.57.