FamilyOutSideofHome-Blog-300x199For home buyers and home sellers in Temple, keeping up with the latest market trends can be helpful when planning their home buying or home selling strategy. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most recent real estate market stats for Temple and offer some insight for navigating the current conditions.

Buying a Home in Temple

For buyers, Temple offers a range of affordable homes in a variety of housing types – from quaint houses to luxury condos to manufactured housing and more – but buyers should be aware that home prices in this Texas town have risen. According to, the median list price for homes in Temple is $143,000, which is 5.9 percent higher than last year’s median. Another major real estate site,, also reports higher home prices in Temple:

“The average listing price for homes for sale in Temple TX was $166,994 for the week ending May 28, which represents an increase of 0.8%, or $1,274, compared to the prior week.” *


*Please note that this information is time-sensitive and subject to change. Speak with a local real estate professional for the most accurate and up-to-date real estate information in your area.

Ready to start your home search in Temple?

Take a look at these recently listed properties we found on Zillow. Could one of these be your dream home?

  • 2822 Alamo Trail, 76502 – 3 bed, 2 bath in popular South Temple area. Check out the gorgeous floor to ceiling fireplace! Only $87,000!
  • 2913 Ruggles Loop, 76501 – 3 bed, 2 bath, beautifully maintained home in desirable area. Move-in ready! Asking $117,500.
  • 1613 Shadow Canyon Drive, 76502 – 4 bed, 2 bath house with luxurious touches throughout. Granite countertops and beautiful soaking tub in the master bath are just a few attractive features. Can be yours for $190,000.

Selling a Home in Temple/Bell County

Like many other cities in the U.S., Temple has become more of a sellers market, with limited inventory and high buyer demand. This combination of market conditions appears to be what’s fueling the price increases, along with an overall improvement in the economy.

Certain parts of Temple and other areas within Bell County seem to really be on fire, including the 76513, 76548, and 76501 ZIP codes. According to Trulia, two of these three ZIPs experienced average listing price increases for the week ending May 28. The 76513 ZIP code saw an increase of 2.0 percent while the 76502 ZIP code saw an increase of 2.6 percent. These ZIPs had average listing prices of $273,881 and $185,729, respectively.

The 76548 ZIP saw a decrease of 3.2 percent, bringing the average listing price to $205,060 for that area.

Even if you aren’t a homeowner in one of these ZIP codes, you’ll be glad to know that there are plenty of other areas in the area that are showing signs of increased real estate activity. Trulia listed the following ZIP codes under its “Movers & Shakers” selection for Temple/Bell County:

  • 76569
  • 76554
  • 76504
  • 76579
  • 76501

Need a little help with your home sale? Here are a few tips:

Consider hiring a home staging service.

Remember to set a realistic price.