Stephenville, TX (PRWEB) April 03, 2014
Stephenville, Texas’s population has grown by over 10 percent since 2010, with newcomers citing the area’s low cost of living, reasonably priced real estate and high quality of life as among the biggest draws. According to the Lost Creek Land Company, a prominent brokerage specializing in homes for sale in Stephenville, TX, the city has a cost of living index of 82, which is 9.6 percent lower than the Texas average.
“Stephenville is a great place to live,” says the firm’s owner Matt Copeland, “and it’s not just because you’ll get more for your dollar here. We’re also lucky to have a strong economy, a warm and welcoming small-town community, and a beautiful location on the North Bosque River.”
Stephenville serves as the county seat of Erath County and is around 70 miles southwest of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. While it’s primarily a farming town, with agriculture being the leading industry, it’s also home to the highly regarded Tarleton State University, which has an enrollment of over 10,000 and is a member of the Texas A&M University System.
“The residential real estate market here is dominated by single-family homes, but there are also plenty of options in rural properties such as land for sale in Stephenville, TX,” says agent Kristin Cashon, the firm’s million-dollar producer. “In the 4th quarter of 2013, the median sales price was hovering at the $140,000 mark and the average listing price now is over $200,000.”
“Whether you’re in the market for horse property for sale in Stephenville, TX or an investment property that you can turn into a rental, we’re here to help,” adds Copeland. “Our families have been part of Erath County for generations and there’s nothing we love more than matching our clients with the right homes.”
For more information on real estate in Stephenville and other nearby areas, visit http://www.LostCreekLandCompany.com or get in touch with the firm directly.