Check out December's featured neighborhood in the Lake Houston area: Valley Ranch, 77365

Valley Ranch is part of a master-planned community with 694 single-family properties.
Valley Ranch is part of a master-planned community with 694 single-family properties.

Valley Ranch is part of a master-planned community with 694 single-family properties.

The residential neighborhood of Valley Ranch is located in Porter. Valley Ranch is part of a master-planned community with 1,000 single-family properties, a recreation center, a pool, fishing ponds and trails. It is near the Valley Ranch Town Center, which features shopping, dining and entertainment.

Median home value: $229,000

Homes on the market*: 11

Homes under contract*: 2

Median annual property taxes: $7,746.15

Median price per square foot: $108.20

Average days on the market*: 95

*as of Dec. 1

Median build-out year: 2012 (does not include Azalea District)

Median square footage: 2,039 (does not include Azalea District)

HOA dues (estimated): $750 annually

Schools: Valley Ranch Elementary School, New Caney Middle School, New Caney High School

Property taxes (in dollars):

Montgomery County: 0.45

Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 6: 0.10

Montgomery County Hospital District: 0.06

Lone Star College System: 0.11

New Caney ISD: 1.57

Valley Ranch MUD No. 1: 1.10

Total (per $100 valuation): 3.39

Neighborhood data provided by Kendra Lee, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. 832-445-0808.

Correction: The median build-out year, median square footage and number of homes of Valley Ranch mistakenly only reflected the northern portion of the residential neighborhood. Those specific data points should have also included the Azalea District, which is to the south. The story has been updated to include the correct total homes, according to the Valley Ranch Homeowners Association. The story has also been updated to clarify that the median build-out year and median square footage is just for the northern Valley Ranch area.
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.


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