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Temple

Why you'd want to live in Temple

Temple, Texas was named after Bernard Moore Temple, the chief engineer behind the Bell County railroad system. This city embraces residents with a down-home rural Texan feel, surrounded by all the arts and culture of a true cosmopolitan city. With roots beginning in 1881, this beautiful land is surrounded by wildflowers blooming on the Blackland Prairie and boasts moderate year-round weather. This is a community worth calling home. Temple underwent many name changes in its vibrant history including Mudville, Tanglefoot, and Ratsville. Three more names that did not stick, but that do justice to the current surroundings today are Progressive Temple, Prairie Queen and City of Trees. The neighborhoods and subdivisions in Temple truly offer every amenity available in home ownership today. Whether you are looking for a modest starter home or your family is ready to expand onto a sprawling ranch estate, Temple has it all. There is an abundance of subdivisions lined with older homes and surrounded by lush, mature landscaping. New homes featuring massive lots, in-ground pools and the latest in modern conveniences are also available. The real estate market in Temple is filled with affordable single family homes all the way to luxury million-dollar estates. Temple is absolutely packed with recreational choices for all residents. There are numerous sport complexes that are unsurpassed in the region with their excellent facilities and support staff. The Temple Lake Park offers day use to one of the most abundant sources of recreation in the entire region, Lake Belton. This park offers 62 picnic spots to enjoy the scenic lake, along with a swimming beach, a children’s playground, boat ramps, and more. The region of Temple is proud to be home to the first official state park in Texas, Mother Neff State Park, featuring great opportunities for camping, hiking, and fishing. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy miles of trails winding through the scenic landscape and historic landmarks of the area.

Temple Market Report

$208,189

AVERAGE PRICE OF 493 HOMES

$135,633

AVERAGE PRICE OF 3 DISTRESSED HOMES

$2,250,000

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$251,078

AVERAGE PRICE OF 116 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$370,542

AVERAGE PRICE OF 22 HOMES WITH A POOL

$219,373

AVERAGE PRICE OF 184 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $208,189
Avg Bedrooms 2.56 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.78 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $149,900
2 bedrooms $126,675
3 bedrooms $188,900
4 bedrooms $245,825
5 bedrooms $370,565
Temple Home Price Trends
  8/2018 7/2018 6/2018 5/2018 4/2018
Total Listings 561 582 569 n/a n/a
Average Price $223,199 $221,595 $213,863 n/a n/a
Avg Price Change +0.72% +3.62% n/a n/a n/a
Median Price $176,589 $184,266 $183,737 n/a n/a
Med Price Change -4.35% +0.29% n/a n/a n/a
Avg Bedrooms 2.64 beds 2.71 beds 2.71 beds n/a n/a
Avg Bathrooms 1.84 baths 1.9 baths 1.9 baths n/a n/a
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Academy High School 16 $231,318 72 days
Belton High School 48 $250,173 65 days
Rosebud-Lott High 5 $50,000 44 days
Temple High School 69 $194,514 70 days
Troy High School 7 $317,985 74 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 493 $208,189 71 days
Distressed Homes 3 $135,633 74 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 2 $2,250,000 104 days
Newly Built Homes 116 $251,078 72 days
Homes with a Pool 22 $370,542 63 days
Reduced Price Homes 184 $219,373 86 days

School Data

Highly Rated Temple Schools

9

LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL CLOSED
Middle School
Public

8

LAKE BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

TROY HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public