Ask the editor: What does a starter home in the Katy area go for?

If you are a first-time homebuyer looking for a new place to call home in Katy, you might be surprised to learn starter homes here are more expensive than the national average. As part of our 2018 Real Estate Guide, our front-page story explores the starter home market in Katy and found that a starter home here is typically $20,000 higher or more compared to the national average.

Be sure to check out the full story on Page 30 where we explore the market factors that have contributed to this trend and what local Realtors have said first-time homebuyers should know if they are looking in Katy. We also get up close and personal with Cane Island on Page 27 and explain what you need to know about your property taxes on Page 28.

We strive to provide unbiased, accurate information you can rely on. If you have a story idea for us, feel free to email the team at [email protected] We want to hear from you!