Mansfield is a suburb of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area and is located mostly in Tarrant County with small areas extending into Ellis County and Johnson County. Located approximately 25 miles from Dallas, Fort Worth and the busy DFW Airport, Mansfield’s current population is estimated to be around 63,500 people.
Let’s take a little closer look into what Mansfield has to offer.
A Glimpse Into the Mansfield Real Estate Market
Well-respected real estate data source Trulia, shows there are approximately 300 new and existing homes for sale in Mansfield Texas. As one would imagine, that total fluctuates depending on how many new listings are received on a regular basis, how many homes are sold or taken off the market, and how many new homes are officially listed as “under construction.”
A quick search of “homes for sale in Mansfield Texas” will return results that include an attractive array of homes featuring all the popular styles and architecture. You’ll find traditional, colonial, Mediterranean, contemporary and more. Home exteriors range from the ever-popular Texas limestone and brick to brick veneer, siding and brick combinations, stucco with natural wood trim and everything in between. Mansfield may not literally have something for everyone, but it’s a pretty good bet we have something for most people!
Mansfield Real Estate Prices
The median listing price for homes in Mansfield Texas is around $314,000. If you’ve looked in other areas of North Texas convenient to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex you know, comparatively speaking, that’s a very affordable average price. So, what exactly does $314,000 buy in the Mansfield real estate market? Let’s take a look at a few typical home sizes and price ranges.
A typical 3-bedroom Mansfield home with square footage ranging from 1,700 to 2,500 will likely be listed for sale between $177,500 and $260,000 or more. In fact, several of the homes recently searched were priced less than $177,500.
A typical 4-bedroom home in Mansfield with square footage from 2,750 to 3,750 will probably be listed for sale between $275,000 and $350,000 or more. Several of the 4-bedroom homes recently viewed were priced below $275,000.
A typical 5-bedroom Mansfield home with square footage ranging from 3,750 and 4,200 will likely be listed for sale between $385,000 and $450,000 or higher. Several of the 4-bedroom homes viewed were priced less than $350,000.
As is the case with most real estate, Mansfield real estate depends on location, and prices will vary from neighborhood to neighborhood based on the home’s size, age, and condition.
Mansfield Texas New Homes
If you’re interested in newly-built homes for sale in Mansfield Texas, you’ll be pleased to know there are several new home developments featuring a modest variety of floorplans from which to choose. Many of these homes are but by nationally-recognized home building development companies that produce a quality product at a very affordable price.
A quick search of new homes being built, recently constructed or on the drawing board show starting prices ranging from $281,000 to $350,000. The actual sales prices, of course, will be determined by how the home buyer elects to finish the home and if they opt for extras such as upscale kitchen appliances, granite kitchen countertops, special flooring, custom kitchen cabinet packages and more discretionary options.
In addition, most of the new homes feature the latest in energy-efficient materials including insulation, HVAC units, water heaters, special windows and doors and other components designed to make your home more efficient and save you money. Some of these newer homes have available “smart-home” technology such as self-controlled thermostats and water heaters, energy-efficient lighting and a variety of systems designed to reduce electricity costs and keep your family comfortable and safe.
Mansfield Texas Schools
Mansfield area schools include 5 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 4 area high schools, an alternative education center and 5 private and charter schools. All of the schools in the area are rated highly by parents and educators alike and the public schools average a 15:1 student-teacher ratio.
In summary, the Mansfield real estate market is a unique one. It offers a rare combination of home variety and affordable home pricing. It’s close to Fort Worth and surrounding areas, but not too close – if you know what we mean. Mansfield is all about comfortable, affordable and enjoyable living, and when you really stop and think about it, isn’t that what we all really want?
At Nu Home Source Realty, we take pride in knowing about the markets we serve. Our knowledgeable, professional staff of real estate agents and support personnel spend hours and hours researching sales and market data about Mansfield real estate and the surrounding communities, neighborhoods and cities in which we do business. Sure, it’s our job – but it’s also our passion! To us, nothing is more rewarding than to assist a family in finding that “just right” home. And while we’d probably all agree that there’s no such thing as a perfect home, we’d like to think that somewhere in our marketplace there’s a home that’s “perfect” for you and your family.
Call us today and allow us the opportunity to go to work for you in helping you find your next home. Nobody knows Mansfield like the professional agents of Nu Home Source Realty – that’s not bragging, it’s just a simple fact. We’d love the opportunity to meet with you and find out what you’re looking for in a Mansfield home. We’ll discuss your housing needs and we’ll pay attention to the price range in which you want to buy. When you’re ready to visit a few homes in person, we’ll be right there with you – every step of the way. Remember, we don’t just want to sell you a home, we want to find the home that best matches your wants and needs – and your budget. At Nu Home Source Realty, our goal is the same as yours – to find the best possible home that fits your needs and your budget. Because Nu Home Source Realty knows Mansfield real estate so well, we’ll help negotiate a price we think will be acceptable to the seller and affordable to you.
If you need assistance in arranging for home mortgage financing, we’ll be glad to recommend one of several reputable mortgage lenders with whom we do business. They’ll work with you to assist you in determining what you can afford and what type of loan best meets your needs. With interest rates at or near all-time lows, we think the time to buy – and finance – is now. and for first-time homebuyers, ask your mortgage lender about special programs designed especially for first-time buyers.
At Nu Home Source Realty LLC we’ve been fortunate to assist hundreds of homebuyers through the years. We’d love nothing more than to add you to our growing list of satisfied homeowners. Call or visit us today, and let’s get started!