We all know house prices are constantly rising, but that doesn't stop anyone from looking, right? It's always fun to check out gorgeous properties and plan your dream home.
If you've got $25 million handy, there's a property in Belton that will tick all the boxes on your wish list!
House Prices in Texas
In 2022, the median sales price of Texas homes rose over $325,000 during the first three months of the year.
That's quite a jump, compared to the same period in 2021. In fact, it's an increase of 18.6%, based on the 2022-Q1 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released by Texas Realtors, according to PR Newswire.
Median Price vs Average Price
When looking for houses, you really need the median price for the particular neighborhood you want.
Here's why: median is regarded as the more useful of the two ways of looking at prices. The Balance explains that's because an average price can be wildly different from the median price, based very high or extremely low sales in the same area.
For example, assume the average price in a neighborhood was $498,000. You might decide it's over your budget, and look elsewhere. However, that amount is also based on most area houses selling for the low $100,000s, with two sold at the high end (seven figure sales), increasing the overall average number. The median, or middle listing amount, would be much lower, and more likely to be in your price range.
The Most Expensive House in Belton, Texas
Let's take a look one of the most expensive properties in Central Texas, and the one with the highest list price in Belton.
Why the Most Expensive House in Belton, Texas is Perfect For Parties
This spacious 3 bedroom, 5 bath home in Belton has 5,580 square feet, but the star of the show is the incredible piece of land that comes with it.
The property includes over 300 acres and is listed at $25,000,000
. Let's explore the house, pool, and all the great places you can throw a party without leaving your home!
If $25M Is Too Much, This Might Be A More 'Friendly' Option
Here's your chance to live just like Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey, Phoebe, and Ross!
This 'Friends'-themed townhouse in Houston was listed on Airbnb and just hit the real estate market
. Diana Hu, an agent at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate in Houston, said this is the first time in 16 years that she's listed a home with a pop culture theme, according to the Today show
The living room and kitchen will be familiar to 'Friends
' fans as you will see from the real estate photos. At the top of the stairs, you’ll see a foosball table that looks a lot like the one in Joey and Chandler's apartment, surrounded by a comfy couch.
The three-story house also has a two-car garage with a Tesla charger. It's located at 1706 Bevis Street in Houston
, and the asking price is $330,000.
Shall we take a look around, friends?
Texas in Top 10 Best States to Work from Home in America
How many people do you know that work from home? Since the pandemic, the number of employers with remote jobs has risen steadily.
used 12 factors to compare 50 states and the District of Columbia, including the percentage of people working from home, internet cost, cybersecurity, plus size and population concentration of homes in the state.
Let's take a look at the states that are the best for remote work, and where Texas sits on the list nationwide.