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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

$311,480

AVERAGE PRICE OF 488 HOMES

$192,666

AVERAGE PRICE OF 3 DISTRESSED HOMES

$6,007,650

AVERAGE PRICE OF 6 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$272,490

AVERAGE PRICE OF 165 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$330,576

AVERAGE PRICE OF 41 HOMES WITH A POOL

$640,950

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $311,480
Avg Bedrooms 2.74 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.8 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $132,833
2 bedrooms $125,183
3 bedrooms $230,171
4 bedrooms $385,393
5 bedrooms $334,327
Temple Home Price Trends
  3/2021 2/2021 1/2021 12/2020 11/2020
Total Listings 453 449 449 464 488
Average Price $276,440 $267,782 $264,807 $267,334 $270,315
Avg Price Change +3.23% +1.12% -0.95% -1.12% +4.54%
Median Price $212,340 $201,217 $192,924 $193,802 $197,183
Med Price Change +5.53% +4.30% -0.46% -1.74% +2.56%
Avg Bedrooms 2.52 beds 2.26 beds 2.14 beds 2.19 beds 2.26 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.67 baths 1.51 baths 1.43 baths 1.47 baths 1.52 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Academy High School 9 $382,311 22 days
Belton High School 25 $801,488 149 days
Lake Belton High School 10 $242,216 29 days
Temple High School 54 $221,328 94 days
Troy High School 5 $3,502,200 137 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 488 $311,480 119 days
Distressed Homes 3 $192,666 74 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 6 $6,007,650 257 days
Newly Built Homes 165 $272,490 95 days
Homes with a Pool 41 $330,576 31 days
Reduced Price Homes 2 $640,950 57 days