Real Estate and Community Information
Heath is a city in Texas and located in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and is included in the 75032 zip code. The 2013 population is 7,775 residents. Most of the city is urban with a small part of the city is rural. The city is a premier residential community located on the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard. The rolling hills and sparkling lake provide a backdrop for beautiful neighborhoods and distinctive homes.
The city is committed to managing growth while keeping the small town charm and appeal. The city is always identifying potential problem areas and then taking a proactive approach to a solution before the problem spirals out of control. As the population grows the city upgrades the infrastructure to keep up with the demand a growing population puts on the infrastructure through appropriate capital improvement projects.
Heath is mostly a white collar community with more than 90% of the working population employed in white collar jobs. Residents are employed as middle to upper managers, sales professionals and office workers. There is also a significant number of working residents who work from home. Heath tends to attract residents who are educated and wealthy.
Heath enjoys a low crime rate and that is an attractive feature for home buyers who are concerned with safety. The pastoral setting offers a sense of being removed the hustle and bustle of city life while residents enjoy exceptional views of the Dallas skyline and easy access to entertainment and cultural amenities and business opportunities of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Heath is also very welcoming to low-impact business that provide entertainment, services and goods to the residents.
Heath takes pride in the past and are excited about the future. The residents have a great deal of community spirit and that is demonstrated through tremendous participation in its cultural events.
The city is served by the Rockwall Independent School District (RISD). The district provides public school educational opportunities for children in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. Elementary and high school students attend schools in Health while middle school students attend school in nearby Rockwall. The school district is highly rated by parents, students and teachers. Students continually score very well on state mandated tests. High school students have the opportunity to take advance placement classes. RISD students have the opportunity to attend any school in the district, provided there is room, rather than the assigned neighborhood school. The student to teacher ratio averages 18 to 1.
There is are 2 private schools in Heath. The Fulton School, and Heritage Christian offer education for children in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12.
For more information about public schools, visit www.rockwallisd.com
Homes for sale in Heath include single family homes, condominiums and townhouses and undeveloped residential lots. Homes range from single to multi bath and bedroom, and 1 story to multi-level. The city is made up of more than 25 neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods offer a variety of architectural styles and floor plans giving the neighborhoods a very eclectic look and feel. Some of the neighborhoods offer one acre or more lots giving homeowners a bit more privacy. Adding to the attractiveness of the city is the well maintained neighborhoods. The neighborhoods are safe and quiet and with 95% of the homes are owner occupied and this feature demonstrates a stable real estate market and the home owner’s are committed to maintaining the strength and vibrancy of the community.
Heath is also home to Buffalo Creek Country Club Estates. The neighborhood features custom built homes located on one of the top golf courses in the state. The community has a club house, ponds, park and tennis and swim club.
People who would rather rent than purchase property will find rentals at competitive market rates. The rentals are mostly single family homes located in family friendly neighborhoods
Residents and prospective residents seeking real estate in Heath should contact Dee Evans. Ms. Evans and her group has the experience to help clients find just the right home. The group, an award winning team, will assist clients buy or sell properties. The group is also relocation specialists and have the ability to make the process seem effortless.
Parks and Recreation
The Heath park and recreation department takes great pride in providing excellent recreational facilities and opportunities for members of all ages. The city operates and maintains two parks and amenities include boat ramp and docks, walking trails, restrooms and parking. Residents will also find playgrounds and baseball, soccer and football fields, picnic areas, as well as programs suitable for all age groups.
The city also operates and maintains pavilions that are available for rent and ideal for neighborhood or family functions. The facilities include meeting and event rooms and kitchen facilities. Reservations are required.
For more information, visit www.heathtx.com
Attractions, Activities and Events
Residents will find a variety of things to do in the city and surrounding county and include golf, sailing, brewery and winery tours, health and fitness spas, farm visits, theater, historic museums and tours and jet skiing.
The city also hosts a variety of events designed to bring the community together in celebration. Events include Fit and Fun in the Park, movies in the park, holiday celebrations, seasonal events such as Farmers Markets and neighborhood celebrations. Events are designed for family members of all ages and provide fun, entertainment and education for all.
For more information on Real Estate in Heath, Texas, please contact Dee Evans office by email or phone.