Bulverde, TX


Highest Appreciating Bulverde Neighborhoods Since 2000

Bulverde, TX Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Bulverde Housing Market Information

With 4,925 people, 1,533 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $351,511, Bulverde house prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, Bulverde real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bulverde, accounting for 87.86% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bulverde include mobile homes or trailers ( 10.80%), row houses and other attached homes ( 1.34%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Bulverde. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 98.92% of Bulverde's homes, and 82.79% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Bulverde built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Bulverde built between 2000 and later ( 26.66%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 4.15%).

Bulverde Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Bulverde has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Bulverde real estate appreciated 27.11% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.43%, putting Bulverde in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Bulverde definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Bulverde that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Bulverde real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Bulverde appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.63%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 70.66% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Bulverde. Bulverde appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.94%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.83%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Bulverde's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,196,000 2.9
$896,001 - $1,196,000 3.1
$598,001 - $896,000 5.6
$478,001 - $598,000 15.6
$359,001 - $478,000 18.1
$239,001 - $359,000 31.0
$119,001 - $239,000 14.3
$60,001 - $119,000 4.6
$0 - $60,000 5.0

Very High for TX
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
12.0883628266729 4.86381322957198

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bulverde Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
70.09% 3.13% 5 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,404 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 98.92
Renters 1.08
Vacant 6.47

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 26.7
1970 - 1999 68.8
1940 - 1969 4.1
1939 or Older 0.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 87.9
Townhomes 1.3
Small Apt. Buildings 0.0
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 10.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 1.34
2 Bedrooms 8.60
3 Bedrooms 53.75
4 Bedrooms 29.04
5 or more bedrooms 7.26