Check out this month's featured neighborhood in Spring, Klein: Cypress Creek Crossing

(Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
(Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)

(Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)

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16006 Piney Links (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
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17523 Sandy Cliffs Drive (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
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5039 Huntwick Parc Court (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
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20214 Calliope Knolls Drive (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
Featured neighborhood: Cypress Creek Crossing

Cypress Creek Crossing, a neighborhood that comprises 238 single-family homes, is located in Spring ISD near the intersection of FM 1960 and Stuebner Airline Road. Construction on the neighborhood began in 2014 and wrapped up in 2017.

Median home value: $206,491

Homes on the market*: 2

Homes under contract*: 0


Median annual property taxes: $6,008

Median price per square foot: $85.88

Average days on the market*: 73

Build-out year: 2017

Median square footage: 2,689

Home values: $112,000-$232,000

HOA dues (estimated): $750 annually

Property taxes (in dollars):

Lone Star College System - 0.11

Harris County - 0.42

Harris County Dept. of Education - 0.01

Harris County Emergency Services District No. 16 - 0.05

Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 - 0.04

Harris County Flood Control District - 0.03

Harris Health System - 0.17

Spring ISD - 1.51

Fountainhead Municipal Utility District - 0.56

Port of Houston Authority - 0.01

Total (per $100 valuation) - 2.91

*As of 2/1/20

Neighborhood data provided by Sharon Teusink, Champions office manager with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. 281-444-5140. www.garygreene.com

Recently sold homes in Spring and Klein

16006 Piney Links

4 bedrooms/4 baths

3,961 sq. ft.

Sold for $420,001-$482,000 on Jan. 31

5039 Huntwick Parc Court

3 bedrooms/3 baths

3,033 sq. ft.

Sold for $250,001-$285,000 on Feb. 13

17523 Sandy Cliffs Drive

5 bedrooms/3.5 baths

2,820 sq. ft.

Sold for $185,001-$215,000 on Feb. 7

20214 Calliope Knolls Drive

5 bedrooms/4.5 baths

4,030 sq. ft.

Sold for $482,001-$552,000 on Feb. 13

Data for recently sold homes is provided by the Houston Association of Realtors.
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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