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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

$196,806

AVERAGE PRICE OF 565 HOMES

$121,108

AVERAGE PRICE OF 12 DISTRESSED HOMES

$2,250,000

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$261,786

AVERAGE PRICE OF 124 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$402,394

AVERAGE PRICE OF 24 HOMES WITH A POOL

$218,037

AVERAGE PRICE OF 187 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $196,806
Avg Bedrooms 2.45 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.7 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $85,642
3 bedrooms $182,655
4 bedrooms $251,534
5 bedrooms $386,268
Temple Home Price Trends
  10/2018 9/2018 8/2018 7/2018 6/2018
Total Listings 564 508 561 582 569
Average Price $200,248 $212,095 $223,199 $221,595 $213,863
Avg Price Change -5.92% -5.24% +0.72% +3.62% n/a
Median Price $168,546 $175,677 $176,589 $184,266 $183,737
Med Price Change -4.23% -0.52% -4.35% +0.29% n/a
Avg Bedrooms 2.55 beds 2.6 beds 2.64 beds 2.71 beds 2.71 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.76 baths 1.8 baths 1.84 baths 1.9 baths 1.9 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Academy High School 13 $246,084 95 days
Belton 5 $159,478 74 days
Belton High School 85 $190,875 51 days
Rosebud-Lott High 6 $50,000 87 days
Temple High School 80 $166,722 83 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 565 $196,806 86 days
Distressed Homes 12 $121,108 59 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 2 $2,250,000 158 days
Newly Built Homes 124 $261,786 94 days
Homes with a Pool 24 $402,394 77 days
Reduced Price Homes 187 $218,037 117 days

School Data

Highly Rated Temple Schools

8

BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL CLOSED
Middle School
Public

8

LAKE BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

TROY HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

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