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The Many Reasons why the Alamo Heights Real Estate Remains Strong

Posted by VIP Realty on Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 9:15am.

Alamo Heights is a highly desired suburb, and for good reason. This city, which is well-known for its “the friendliest city in Texas” slogan, enjoys a small-town atmosphere, yet benefits from its close proximity to San Antonio. In fact, Alamo Heights is often referred to as a “city within a city,” as it is incorporated.  The residents of Alamo Heights often rave about its close-knit community atmosphere, thereby drawing in families of all shapes and sizes. As a result, real estate for Alamo Heights is sought out by many San Antonio professionals.

Alamo Heights Real Estate

Homes in Alamo Heights boast an average price of about $190 per square foot, mainly because of its prime, central location near the city, as well as Lackland Air Force Base and San Antonio International Airport. The real estate in Alamo Heights is also quite varied, as it is common to see single-family homes, as well as upscale condos and estate homes. Many of the residential suburbs of Alamo Heights were developed in the early part of the 20th century; home buyers are therefore likely to purchase beautifully maintained and restored properties.

Educational Opportunities

Another part of Alamo Heights’ popularity is the excellent educational opportunities found here. In addition to the acclaimed school districts, the Alamo Heights Independent School District and the North East Independent School District, there are a number of higher education institutions found here, as well, including St. Mary’s University, the University of Texas Health Science, San Antonio College and Trinity University.

Prime Location

Alamo Heights is situated alongside Terrell Hills, and Terrell Hills borders Fort Sam Houston. There are many roadways that make travel in and out of San Antonio and the surrounding communities a breeze, including Interstate 35, Interstate 10, Interstate 410 and U.S. State Route 281. The average commute time in and out of the city from Alamo Heights is less than 20 minutes, thereby making this a prime community for individuals that work within the city limits. There are many employing industries in the area, as well, including the educational, health and social services industries. There is also plenty of dining, shopping and recreational opportunities found within Alamo Heights, including the new Alamo Quarry Market, which offers the finest in dining and shopping.

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