Check out this month's featured neighborhood: Prestonwood Forest, 77070

This 784 single-family home neighborhood, located off Hwy. 249 and Cypresswood, falls within Cy-Fair ISD boundaries and is well-known in the Greater Houston area for its spectacular holiday light displays, with each street boasting a different holiday theme.

Build-out year: 1974
Median square footage: 2,443
Median appraised home value: $210,000
HOA dues (estimated): $630 annually
Amenities: clubhouse, two swimming pools and two tennis court facilities

Property taxes (in dollars)
Lone Star College System: 0.11
Harris County: 0.42
Harris County Dept. of Education: 0.01
Harris County ESD No. 11: 0.04
Harris County ESD No. 13: 0.10
Harris County Flood Control District: 0.03
Harris Health System: 0.17
Cy-Fair ISD: 1.44
Port of Houston Authority: 0.01
Prestonwood Forest Utility District: 0.35
Total (per $100 valuation): $2.68

*Total does not include tax rates of local municipal utility districts.



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