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Guide to La Marque TX Real Estate

La Marque, also known as “The Mark” or “The Gateway to the Gulf”, is a city comprised of mostly single-family homes located along the I-45.

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Located about 50 miles southeast of Downtown Houston, La Marque is a 14-square mile city in Galveston County.

La Marque sits a few miles outside of Beltway 8, south of League City and Friendswood, two of the best suburbs in Houston.

  • AFFORDABLE HOMES: The neighborhood features beautiful and relatively affordable homes. The average listing price of homes (with a median average of 2,000 square feet) in La Marque TX is a little under $200,000.
  • VARIETY OF REAL ESTATE OPTIONS: La Marque offers a variety of real estate options including large, vacant lots and single-family homes, some of which are located within master-planned communities like Delany Cove and the waterfront community of Omega Bay.
  • CLOSE TO LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT: Schools, parks, restaurants, retail centers, and other entertainment hotspots are minutes from La Marque homes. Mall of the Mainland, NASA Johnson Space Center, Jack Brooks Gregory Park, and Bayou Golf Course are also nearby.
  • GOOD ACCESS: Several main thoroughfares go through the city, including I-45 (Gulf Freeway), Texas Highway 146, and State Highway 3. These provide residents easy access to key Houston areas as well as other nearby cities like Galveston and Texas City.
  • LOW COST OF LIVING: Compared to the rest of the country, La Marque City’s cost of living is 20% lower than the U.S. average.

La Marque’s real estate market can be tricky to navigate due to the number of individual neighborhoods and homes available. Homebuyers will find it beneficial to consult a top realtor familiar with La Marque for assistance.

For more information on available La Marque homes for sale and how they compare to nearby neighborhoods call Paige Martin at 713-384-5177 or email Paige@HoustonProperties.com
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Guide To La Marque TX Neighborhood

La Marque is an incorporated residential community along Interstate Highway 45, State Highway 3, and Farm roads 519, 1765, and 2004, about 13 miles from Galveston and 30 miles to the Inner Loop.

The community was formerly known as Highlands, probably due to its location near Highland Creek. It was renamed to La Marque in the 1890s by then postmistress Madam St. Ambrose, when residents learned that another community was named Highland.

Most of La Marque is zoned to the Texas City Independent School District (TCISD). La Marque High School serves that portion.

Small portions of the community are served by other ISD, such as the Hitchcock Independent School District, Dickinson Independent School District, and the Santa Fe Independent School District. The city is served by the College of the Mainland.

Employment and business centers in Galveston Bay, the NASA Johnson Space Center, and Houston are highly accessible from La Marque real estate.

The city offers a great selection of homes, including beautiful traditional homes on sprawling lots, updated ranch-style homes, and new construction homes.

La Marque features mostly single-family homes. Three- or four-bedroom homes are common, though the smaller and older properties have up to two bedrooms. Homes come in different architectural styles, including traditional, modern, contemporary, and ranch.

La Marque homes for sale prices start at around $60,000 and can go up to $400,000.

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“As first time buyers in the US, we are delighted to have worked with Paige. She is a delight to work with, and I would recommend anyone to enlist her help if you’re looking to either buy or sell a property.”

La Marque TX Schools

La Marque homes are largely zoned to the Texas City Independent School District (TCISD), rated by the Texas Education Agency as “Academically Acceptable.” It has has 14 schools and serving more than 6,000 students.

Schools zoned to La Marque include Renaissance Academy rated 7/10 by GreatSchools.org, and La Marque High School.

*Note: For a more detailed guide to schools zoned to La Marque real estate, check our Houston’s Best Schools OR email me at Paige@HoustonProperties.com.

Paige Martin: Top La Marque TX Realtor

As featured on Fox News in the Morning, Houston Business Journal and Houston Magazine, Paige Martin, a consistent Top Producing Broker-Associate and head of the Houston Properties Team, is ranked as one of the top residential real estate agents in the world.

Paige’s recent awards include:

  • 2016: One of the Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, Houston Business Journal
  • 2016: Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly
  • 2016: One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
  • 2015 Q3: #9 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Worldwide (of 125,000 agents)
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Texas
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Southwest Texas (Houston, Woodlands, Katy, San Antonio)
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Houston
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams Memorial
  • 2015: One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
  • 2015: One of the Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, Houston Business Journal
  • 2015: Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2014 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent, Keller Williams Memorial
  • 2014 – “One of the Top 40 Houston Realtors,” Houston Chronicle
  • 2014 – “One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” RealTrends.com
  • 2014 – Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2013 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent, Keller Williams Memorial
  • 2013 – Top 50 Houston Realtors by the Houston Chronicle
  • 2013 – Top 5 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams
  • 2013 – Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2012 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent in the Keller Williams Memorial Office
  • 2012 – Top 5 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams
  • 2011 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent in the Keller Williams Memorial Office
  • 2011 – Top 10 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams
  • 2010 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent in the Keller Williams Memorial Office
  • 2010 – Top 10 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams

Paige works with a tremendous number of buyers and sellers within La Marque, earning praises like “Paige Martin is the best La Marque realtor I know.” Read more about client feedback and ratings here.

For a specific recommendation of neighborhoods, homes or properties based upon your personal style, goals & price point, please contact Paige Martin, Head of the Houston Properties Team & Broker Associate at Paige@HoustonProperties.com or 713-384-5177.

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