Schertz is ideally located just 15 minutes from San Antonio and one hour south of Austin, the capital of Texas. The city is named for Sebastian Schertz, who owned a store in the area when the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway came in 1875. Schertz is a progressive city with excellent schools, great recreation and new, established neighborhoods. Schertz residents are proud of their community and enjoy their location near a metropolitan area but away from the noise and congestion that often accompanies city living. Real estate options in Schertz consist of single-family homes in a wide range of prices.
Children in Schertz attend excellent schools in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District (SCUC ISD). There are 18 parks in Schertz, with playgrounds, picnic areas, open space, athletic fields and courts. The city's junior Olympic-sized pool is open to the public during the summer months and a community center offers classes and activities. The Buffalo Valley Youth Association, a non-profit organization, offers sports programs year round, including baseball, softball, football, cheerleading, basketball, swimming, and volleyball.
The City of Schertz and the Schertz Business Association sponsor the annual Fourth of July Jubilee, a highlight of the summer for the city and surrounding communities. Fishermen, boaters and divers will enjoy the large lakes and rivers in the area. There are also plenty of public, private and resort type golf courses.
Schertz Real Estate Market: Price Range of Schertz Houses For Sale
Residential real estate in Schertz consists of single-family homes, ranging in price from below $100,000 to over $300,000. Homes in Aviation Heights and Parkland Village are priced below $100,000. Home in Savannah Square, Greenfield Village, Dove Meadows, Ashley Place, Woodland Oaks and Carolina Crossing are priced from the low $100,000s. Homes starting in the mid-$100,000s are available at Berry Creek, Belmont Park, Olympia, Wynnbrook, Greenshire and the Ridge at Carolina Creek. Priced from the high $100,000s are homes at Jonas Woods and Oak Trail Estates. Homes at Forest Ridge and Mesa Oaks start in the low $200,000s. Savannah Bluff homes start in the high $200,000 and homes in the Tom Williams Subdivision start at in the mid-300,000s.
Schertz Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of September 15th, 2014: homes priced around $220,599 compared to $178,139 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +19%. For Thursday, September 18th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.20%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.27%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.61%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Schertz TX. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Schertz to help you find the best home!