Lubbock, the "Hub of the Plains," is located in northwest Texas, approximately 100 miles from the New Mexico/Texas border. A metropolitan area serving more than 300,000 people, Lubbock offers a rich history, a dynamic economy, and a unique culture and is considered the region’s economic, educational, and healthcare hub.
The city is home to Texas Tech University and much of the city’s cultural, educational, economic and social activities revolve around the university. The area's pleasant climate supports outdoor music, street festivals, sports and healthy relaxation. Lubbock has seven golf courses, 3,000 acres of city parks, area lakes, and nearby state parks that allow the enjoyment of nature on many levels.
Known for its musical roots (being the home of Buddy Holly, Mac Davis, and many others), Lubbock is a performing and visual arts Mecca with museums, theaters, and art galleries - not to mention many fine restaurants. The Lubbock International Airport is convenient for frequent travelers, be it business or pleasure. Even with this multitude of big city amenities, Lubbock still maintains an air of small-town hospitality and West Texas charm and provides its residents with an affordable selection of homes for sale. The quiet streets and friendly people have branded Lubbock as an excellent place to raise a family.
Lubbock’s growth is continuous as it relies on its vast agricultural industry and an array of manufacturing facilities. Lubbock is the "center of knowledge" of the South Plains. The city itself is committed to providing residents of all ages with a firm educational background. The number of high quality educational institutions throughout the city is testimony of Lubbock’s commitment to education.
Combine all of these attractions with a diverse assortment of developments at surprisingly affordable prices make Lubbock a great place to live, learn, and grow.
Lubbock offers attractive and affordable single-family homes for sale starting at $90,000 and ranging up to multi-million dollar properties. Select estate homes running over $1 million can be found in neighborhoods such as Orchard Park, The Falls, KingsRow, Verrado Estates, Bobalet Heights, Lakeridge, Rushland Park and Tanglewood. Condominiums and townhouses are available from $100,000 to $400,000. Lots of all sizes and price ranges can be found for custom homes. Golf course frontage is available in developments such as Lakeridge and Lubbock Country Club ranging from $300,000 to $800,000.
"Tim Garrett Your Local Real Estate Expert Specializing in Lubbock, TX"
Tim Garrett:"I have a commitment to personal service with an emphasis on trust, integrity, excellence, and results, all with a 'no surprises' motto!"
Tim has built a 30 year career in real estate based on the principles of honesty and trust. As a full-time agent who is ready to help you take the next step toward homeownership, you can count on Tim to work with your best interests at heart while going above and beyond what is expected of him to ensure your next sale or purchase will run smoothly.
Tim is proud to offer his real estate services with WestMark, Realtors, a company he has been with for the past 20 years. He and his business partner, Linda Ferguson, are the owners and managers of The WestMark Companies. WestMark, Realtors is the leading real estate company in Lubbock, TX and is known for its excellent reputation for over 35 years. WestMark, Realtors has helped over 25,000 families move into new homes over the years.
As a longtime resident of Lubbock County, Tim knows a great deal about the area's diverse real estate market. He has worked with all facets of clients, including first-time homebuyers to multi-million dollar sellers. He also works closely with builders and has helped many clients build custom homes.
Shortly after graduating from Texas Tech University, Tim received his Realtor® license and throughout the course of his career earned many professional designations, including his Broker license, CRB, CRS, GRI, Certified Residential Relocation Specialist, and ABR. He has also held a number of prestigious positions within the Lubbock Association of Realtors, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, Texas Real Estate Center, Texas Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers, and the Texas Association of Realtors. He recently received the 2014 Pinnacle Award from the Lubbock Association of Realtors and in the past was awarded Realtor of the Year by the Lubbock Association of Realtors.
Tim serves the Children's Home of Lubbock where he organizes fundraisers and golf tournaments. In 2013 he received the “Spirit of Philanthropy” award from the Children’s Home of Lubbock. He is also actively involved in his church. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, Janet, and their four children.
Lubbock Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 31st, 2015: homes priced around $138,270 compared to $140,470 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -2%. For Monday, August 31st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.83%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.95%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.27%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.83%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Lubbock 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 Lubbock to help you find the best home!