Featured neighborhood: Teas Lakes, 77304

*As of 11/2/18

*As of 11/2/18

Located in north Conroe just west of Panorama Village, Teas Lakes offers close access to Lake Conroe as well as two ponds with fountains of their own backing up to residents’ backyards. The north pond offers a walking path and fishing pier stocked for catch and release, and both ponds have nearby public benches. Teas Lakes does have a property owners’ association.

Build-out year: 2005
Builders include: Choice Homes, Supreme Builders and D.R. Horton
Median square footage: 1,783
Home values: $152,000-$201,000
Amenities: Two ponds, walking paths, catch-and-release fishing piers and stations
Schools: A.R. Turner Elementary School, Robert P. Brabham Middle School, Willis High School
Property taxes (in dollars):
City of Conroe 0.42
Lone Star College System 0.11
Montgomery County 0.47
Montgomery County Hospital District 0.07
Willis ISD 1.39
Teas Lakes Public Improvement District 0.09
Total (per $100 valuation) 2.55
By Jules Rogers
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.


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