San Antonio-Balcones Heights Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Texas
About Balcones Heights
Welcome to Balcones Heights, the center of San Antonio, also known as San Antonio Central. Situated at the intersection of Loop 410 and Interstate 10, residents are literally just minutes away from San Antonio's many amenities, cultural attractions, and schools. Approximately 3,000 residents live in Balcones Heights, a city that is comprised of both residential and commercial properties, about 20% and 80%, respectively. Visitors who would like to stay in the San Antonio metro will find that Balcones Heights' hotels and selection of dining and shopping options are much more affordable versus staying within San Antonio proper. (more)
Future homebuyers looking to purchase a home in Balcones Heights will find that the city offers an affordable selection of single-family homes that run in the $70,000 - $400,000 range. Many homes are located just minutes from area schools, all which are under the jurisdiction of the San Antonio Independent and North East Independent school districts. Once students have graduated and are ready to move forward with their higher learning endeavors, colleges and universities such as San Antonio College and the University of Texas at San Antonio awaits them.
Residents also have many opportunities to partake in some weekend fun or cultural enrichment as the San Antonio metropolitan region offers something for everyone. Whether you're interested in some fantastic shopping, rooting for your favorite sports team or are ready to go flying through the air on a roller coaster, you won't leave disappointed after a day in San Antonio.
Balcones Heights Home Prices
Balcones Heights' real estate market consists primarily of listings for single-family homes. Average listing prices for properties in Balcones Heights currently hover in the $115,000s while average sales prices run in the low $70,000s. Prices for homes in Balcones Heights range from $75,000 for a 3 bedroom starter home in Los Angeles Heights to $400,000 for a 4 bedroom/3 bathroom house in Mariposa Park. Sprawling estate properties can be found in the higher end of the pricing spectrum as well.
San Antonio-Balcones Heights Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 15th, 2020: homes priced around $232,550 compared to $232,763 the previous week, for a slight decrease of less than -1%. For Wednesday, April 15th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.