Information about Fort Hood / Killeen Area tax rates, tax assessors and municipalities, and how it affects your home expenses and mortgage.
August is Cold – The Seasons of the Fort Hood, TX Housing Market
Fort Hood’s HUGEST Homes For Sale
Originally published 1/17/16, Updated 5/23/17 Everything is Bigger in Texas Fort Hood is one of America’s largest military bases in the world by both population and area. The post features big tanks, big guns and big helicopters. Everything is bigger in Texas. The area’s homes are no exception. The median home size in the Fort […]
How Many Fort Hood Area Buyers are Looking For Your Home?
Updated 8/12/16; originally published 8/3/15 Takeaways Selling a $120,000 home is different to selling a $240,000 home – there are different quantities of buyers at different price points. Knowing how many buyers to expect will be interested in your home at any given moment can help set expectations Every showing counts! Let’s say you are getting […]
Fort Hood Housing Market Update – 2nd Quarter, 2016
Takeaways Fort Hood inventory falls under 5 months, creeping toward a Seller’s Market The rebounding fourplex/duplex market has plateaued The Harker Heights housing market continues to be one of the best performing communities Housing Inventory Falls Under 5 Months The Fort Hood area behaves like a weak buyer’s market – sellers often pay closing costs, […]
Fort Hood’s HOA Neighborhoods
Updated 6/26/16; originally published 8/21/15 Some people are looking for them. Others are trying to avoid them. Home Owners Associations. Most neighborhoods in the Fort Hood area are not HOA neighborhoods. Unlike HOA fees in the pricey coastal communities exhibited on HGTV shows, Central Texas HOAs tend to be very affordable – as you will […]
The Best Pool Homes For Sale Near Fort Hood, TX
Updated 2/4/18; Originally published 5/31/16 It’s Central Texas. It’s hot! There must be pools galore! Or not. Approximately 5%, or 1 in 20 homes in the Fort Hood area have pools. Why so few? Firstly, it may not actually be quite that few. My guess is that pool owners tend to live in their homes […]
The Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Harker Heights, TX
Updated 2/3/18; Originally published 3/9/16 Harker Heights is known as the Fort Hood area city with the higher home values (approximately 50% higher than the median Fort Hood area home). It has many more established parts of town that have maintained their property values even in the face of rampant building and growth in the area. And […]
The 6 Best Neighborhoods to “Flip” or Wholesale in Harker Heights, TX
Last week, I dug into some Killeen neighborhoods that flippers and wholesellers might consider exploring. Now let’s check out Harker Heights! I also went over last week the several reasons why Killeen flippers and wholesellers face headwinds. Many of those same headwinds apply to Harker Heights. There are still builders galore, the average year homes […]
Selling Your House Vacant? That’ll Cost You $8756.27 in the Fort Hood Area.
What Happened in the 2015 Fort Hood Housing Market?
5 Tips for Living in the Fort Hood Area
Lennar’s Next Gen Suite – the Ultimate Mother-in-Law
Harker Heights Purser Family Park
Fort Hood Area Inventory Is Shrinking
Is it a buyer’s market or a seller’s market? Is there a way to tell other than gut feelings and anecdotes about how quickly homes are selling or not? Of course. It’s called months of inventory (or absorption rate). Months of Inventory and Absorption Rates are the same thing. “Absorption Rate” is a term more […]
Harker Heights Community Park
Location: Harker Heights Community Park 1501 East FM 2410 Harker Heights, TX 76548 (254) 953-5657 (HH Recreation Center) Hours: Monday – Sunday, 5 AM to 11 PM Harker Heights Community Park is very well kept 62 acre park located near Harker Heights High School. Even though it is out of the way from where we […]