Lubbock, the "Hub of the Plains," is located in northwest Texas, approximately 100 miles from the New Mexico/Texas border. A thriving city of more than 236,000 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 Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks), 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 a convenience 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 $70,000 and ranging up to $500,000 for contemporary properties. Select estate homes running up to $1 million or more can be found in neighborhoods such as Bobalet Heights, Kingsgate, South Haven, Indiana South, Kingspark, Kings Lake, Lakeridge, Westlake Estates, Terra Estates North, 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 or to suit farming and/or ranching needs. Golf course frontage is available in developments such as Lakeridge and Lubbock Country Club ranging from $130,000 to $600,000. There are numerous lake front properties from which to choose as well.
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Lubbock Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 19th, 2015: homes priced around $244,975 compared to $244,975 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Friday, January 30th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.82%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.96%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.25%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.99%. 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!