Brownsville, Texas is a great place to call home. Good value for money is a mainstay in the Brownsville housing market. There is a vast range of residential real estate, from classic, long-standing homes on tree-lined streets to modern developments. Brownsville’s options include a range of apartments , traditional single-family homes, and luxury custom homes. Some of Brownsville’s most desirable home sites are those located near waterways known as “resacas,” which are scenic waterways, unique to Brownsville and nearby cities.
The city’s cost of living is consistently ranked below the national average. According to The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M, the median price of a home in Brownsville is $99,500, including single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums. The first quarter of 2013 saw 1,773 new home constructions in the Rio Grande Valley, a testament to its continued, and growing, popularity.
In addition to affordability, Brownsville offers a compelling range of architectural styles to choose from. There is plenty of Mexican- and Spanish-influenced architecture; there are colonial-style homes in Brownsville’s historic neighborhoods, as well as modern designs in certain residential areas.