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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

$405,329

AVERAGE PRICE OF 385 HOMES

$50,000

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1 DISTRESSED HOMES

$3,238,756

AVERAGE PRICE OF 14 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$344,828

AVERAGE PRICE OF 85 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$443,553

AVERAGE PRICE OF 42 HOMES WITH A POOL

$279,950

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $405,329
Avg Bedrooms 2.34 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.58 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $160,877
3 bedrooms $284,006
4 bedrooms $528,561
5 bedrooms $526,522
Temple Home Price Trends
  10/2021 9/2021 8/2021 7/2021 6/2021
Total Listings 419 458 473 458 457
Average Price $392,886 $365,497 $339,104 $347,717 $338,675
Avg Price Change +7.49% +7.78% -2.54% +2.67% +5.21%
Median Price $281,226 $264,251 $251,437 $245,308 $238,615
Med Price Change +6.42% +5.10% +2.50% +2.80% +5.25%
Avg Bedrooms 2.38 beds 2.45 beds 2.6 beds 2.79 beds 2.79 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.65 baths 1.67 baths 1.72 baths 1.85 baths 1.85 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Belton High School 16 $322,575 98 days
Lake Belton High School 14 $521,971 49 days
Rogers High School 3 $291,333 35 days
Temple High School 33 $285,189 71 days
Troy High School 6 $2,660,333 264 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 385 $405,329 106 days
Distressed Homes 1 $50,000 8 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 14 $3,238,756 227 days
Newly Built Homes 85 $344,828 103 days
Homes with a Pool 42 $443,553 37 days
Reduced Price Homes 2 $279,950 54 days