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  • Heath Tx Homes for Sale near Rockwall Texas

    Posted Under: Market Conditions in Rockwall, Home Buying in Rockwall, Home Selling in Rockwall  |  January 14, 2012 11:38 AM  |  2,250 views  |  No comments
    Heath is located just south of Rockwall in the south western Rockwall County. The community received its name after John O. Heath who first settled during the 1800s. Back then the area was called Black Hill because of the dark soil that was present in the area.  The community was renamed Willow springs after the name a stream in the area back in 1886. The name was then changed to Heath in the same year of 1886. The community has grown steadily since the 1950s this is partly due to the growth of the cities of Rockwall and Dallas and the upgrading of  Lake Ray Hubbard located to the west side of the community. The community of Heath was incorporated and from there a steady growth in the population has taken place. The numbers have jumped from 175 during the 1960s to 449 by the 1970. As of 2000 the population has grown to 4, 149 persons.

    This short historical fact is just one of the reasons why Heath is such a superb addition to the list of best places to live in Rockwall. So why is this community so special? Well for starters it one of the communities in Texas and the U.S that has the lowest crime rate, the community is centrally located for easy access to some of the best public schools in Texas. The community attracts and retains many families; this bolsters the community spirit and makes socialization a lot simpler. The families who reside in the Heath neighbourhood place a high value on the education of their children. There are also many highly educated executives who reside in the community. Home prices start from as low as $89,000 for homes that are on the foreclosure list.

    Recreational facilities in Heath

    If you are in the mood for some down time you can visit a few of the recreational amenities that the community has to offer, these includes parks for walking and jogging, close access to the lake for those who love fishing and water sports. Pop over to on of the neighbouring communities to play a game of golf or stop by the recreational area along the lake and enjoy a taste of Rockwall.

    Access to schools

    The community of Heath places a high emphasis on the educational achievement of each child that attends school within the Rockwall County. The Neighbour hood is serviced by several schools within the RISD, Rockwall independent school district. No matter the age of your child there is a school within close proximity to the community that will cater to their educational needs.
  • Lakeside Living and a Unique Way of Life in Chandlers Landing, Rockwall, Texas

    Posted Under: General Area in Rockwall, Market Conditions in Rockwall, Home Buying in Rockwall  |  January 1, 2012 8:13 AM  |  2,472 views  |  No comments
    Chandlers Landing is located on the shores of the beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard and is a very sought after waterfront community.  Construction of the community began in 1970, and today, it offers some of the most outstanding homes with incredible lakes views, in a close-knit neighborhood.

    Chandlers Landing offers architectural diversity, and natural beauty, and some outstanding community amenities that include tennis courts, a community pool, fishable ponds, heavily wooded parks, and greenbelts.  The community is a planned community and one that is gated with 24 hour security patrols. 

    Home shoppers will find every type dwelling in this outstanding community including condominiums and townhomes, as well as, garden homes, single-family residences and estate homes. 

    Homes can be purchased in every price range and home shoppers will find homes being offered below a $100,000 into the high $700,0000s.  Lot sizes of the homes range from .07 acre to 1.1 acre.  The square footage of the homes ranges from 1200 sq. ft. to 6500 sq. ft. 

    For families with children, they will enjoy the Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary School, the Maurine Cain Middle School and the Rockwall-Heath High School.

    The planned community of Chandlers Landing definitely offers a beautiful, relaxed lifestyle, with wonderful neighbors and wonderful homes and amenities.

  • Affordable Living in Luxury of Cutter Hill in Rockwall, TX

    Posted Under: General Area in Rockwall, Market Conditions in Rockwall, Home Buying in Rockwall  |  November 11, 2011 5:50 PM  |  1,707 views  |  No comments
    There are a few notable neighborhoods and homes for sale in Rockwall, Texas, one being Cutter Hill. Cutter Hill isn’t the average neighborhood, as it is one of Rockwall’s finest private and gated communities. Featuring single family homes and condominiums of great stature, the neighborhood offers a great feeling of upper class living – something that many professionals are shopping for in a neighborhood.

    Cutter Hill is also a great choice for families that are looking for a quieter and calmer way of life within Texas. The neighborhood offers the greatest of upper living amenities, from a private park to all the great community features you could look for. You will find a housing range between $78,500 and $217,500, which makes Cutter Hill one of the more affordable residential neighborhoods of finer living. There are great designs of architecture within the neighborhood and there is a modern twist to the community that is enjoyed greatly by those that call Cutter Hill Home.

    Part of one of the greatest towns of Rockwall, Texas, Cutter Hill has built a name of greatness that is leading to residents joining in from all over the United States. Those that want better living for less often choose this neighborhood as their next home. 

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