Tomball Real Estate
Tomball is a wonderful and well respected suburb of Houston located on the Northwest side of the city. The community is located just off of Hwy 249 but also provides easy access to Hwy 290 and I-45 as well. Tomball has a rich history and diverse real estate options. Most importantly for the residents the city is located close to great jobs, shopping and entertainment.
The History of Tomball Texas
Pioneers began arriving in the area now called Tomball in the mid 1800’s. The thick forest and creek reminded many settlers of Germany’s Black Forest and the rich soil made it perfect for livestock and farming. The community was originally called Peck but was renamed after Thomas Ball. Mr. Ball arranged for a rail stop to service the community which helped the community’s economy thrive. Mr. Ball was also one of the driving forces behind the Port of Houston, which is one of Houston largest employers and economic forces. Tomball was incorporated in 1933 to avoid annexation from Houston. Tomball was also once referred to as “Oil City” for the large reservoirs located in the area.
Tomball is serviced by the Tomball Independent School District. The district includes eight elementary schools, four intermediate schools, two junior high schools and two high schools. Although the official city of Tomball is relatively small, around 10,000 residents, the school district services over 85,000 residents. As mentioned earlier, Tomball is close to or the home of several large employers including Hewlett Packard, Baker Hughes and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Tomball features a wide variety of dining and shopping options from small town family restaurants to the national chains we all recognize. Vintage Park in Tomball offers tons of shopping options as well as entertainment and additional restaurant selections as well. Tomball is also known for being more heavily forested than most neighboring communities.
Homes Values in Tomball Texas Range Greatly Depending on the Neighborhood
Home values within Tomball range from very affordable, to mid-level executive all the way up to million dollar estates. From the more affordable communities like Sugarberry Place, to the gorgeous classic homes of Lakewood Forest, to the mansions of Stonebrook Estates there is truly something for almost every home owner. Tomball also features the master planned communities of Canyon Gate at Northpointe and Wildwood at Northpointe.
In conclusion, Tomball will offer residents a great home and a wonderful community feel. Still, due to the differences in prices within the various neighborhoods within Tomball, we recommend a professional real estate team assist you when it comes time to purchase or sell a home in the area. When you’re ready to relocate, please contact See TIM Sell Realty via this website today or call 877-313-SELL.