Firethorne (Katy, TX)
By Sheila Cox, Katy & Sugar Land Real Estate Agent
(www.KatyHomesForSaleTX.com)
Top 6 Things About Firethorne: Good schools (Lamar Consolidated ISD) Affordable prices Neighborhood amenities New construction homes available Energy-efficient homes available Not located in a high-risk flood zone  DescriptionFirethorne is located on the far-west side of Katy in Fort Bend County…close to I10 and FM1463. Primarily built since 2008, most of the 1700+ homes (approx.) in this neighborhood are Traditional in style. On average, these homes are two-story homes with 4 bedrooms, 2+ baths, and approximately 3300sf with 2-car garages. This newish neighborhood does not have mature trees but it does have a community clubhouse with fitness center, multiple playgrounds, two swimming pools, tennis courts, walking trails, and sports fields. View Video Tour of Firethorne!  What I Like Ab...
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By Dionelle(Don) Davis, Don Davis Luxe Realty Group-DDLRG with COMPASS
(DDLRG with COMPASS RE Texas, LLC)
Waterfront Gorgeous, 2-Story home in Gated area of Firethorne Master Planned Community. 3-car garage tandem. Tile and Wood flooring in high traffic areas and carpet in rooms. Spacious high ceilings invite the natural light. Private Master retreat down with large separate walk-in closets, dual sinks, soaking tub and separate shower. With an open concept, the home boasts a study, media/theater room and game room. Relax from the comfort of your own covered patio as you watch the sun go down reflecting over the soothing lake. The covered patio also comes equipped with a gas connection for a BBQ gas grill. The community includes sports fields, a nature park, nature trails, flowing creeks and a wildlife observation area. Recreational amenities include parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, an ind...
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By Sheila Cox, Katy & Sugar Land Real Estate Agent
(www.KatyHomesForSaleTX.com)
The average price in Firethorne (Katy TX) has decreased since its high point in 2015..see the graph below. The current average sales price for Sold homes in Firethorne, as of April 2018, is now $356,582 (according to the MLS). Keep in mind that this number fluctuates, depending on the current sales data.  If you would like detailed information on this neighborhood, including months of inventory, demographics, school ratings, photos of amenities, HOA fees, property taxes, and a current list of Firethorne homes for sale, then go to my detailed Firethorne description. More info: Katy TX Katy homes for sale Katy neighborhoods Katy vs Sugar Land Guide to the best Katy neighborhoods     
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Annual Triathlon being held at Firethorne Katy TX   The 24th Annual Katy Triathlon will be hosted once again by the Katy Rotary Club. The event will be held in and around the Firethorne neighborhood in Katy Texas and  will take place on Sunday October 2,2016 with the starting time at 7:00 AM. Firethorne is a Master Planned Community located on FM 1463 about 2-3 miles south of I-10 and this event has been held in Firethorne for the last several years. I have written blogs about this Triathlon in the past as it is a huge local event where all the proceeds benefit local college scholarships awarded by the Katy Rotary Club.This Triathlon will consist of a new (course) 14.8 mile bike ride, 500 meter lake swim and 3 mile run. Individuals as well as teams are competing. There are several brack...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Almost Wordless Wednesday - Clouds in Katy TX #2 I really like pictures of the sky, clouds,sunrises, sunsets water shots and mountain views. I took the below picture this week in Katy and I really appreciate the colors as we usually do not have this type of color shown in the skies of Katy TX and with a reflection off the water.     If you are looking for a family oriented and pet friendly neighborhood and want/need a local Katy Real Estate Expert contact me and let us get started on your journey to living the luxurious lifestyle dream in Katy TX. Katy has excellent schools plus has something of interest for virtually for everyone of any age. It is a great time to buy as inventory levels of available homes is higher now than they have been in at least 3 years.  Almost Wordless Wednesday...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Katy ISD Education Foundation Hosts Fireflies and Food Trucks Sept. 2016Katy ISD Education Foundation  is hosting its annual Fireflies &Foodtrucks fund raising event on Thursday September 15, 2016. This event is being held at No Label Brewery which is located in Old Katy at the address shown below. This event will benefit the foundation’s Inspiring Imagination Teacher grant program. Over the last 3 plus years in excess of$ 500 K was awarded to deserving Teachers.The foundation’s fourth grant cycle begins this fall and awards grants to Teachers in May 2017. The Fireflies & Foodtrucks special event starts at 5:30 PM and lasts until 8 PM. Ticket prices are $75 per person at the door as advance purchase tickets are Sold Out! . This includes live entertainment and all food and beverages.  Ra...
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By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Katy ISD to Open School for Dropouts Fall 2016 Approximately 275 students every year drop out of Katy ISD for various reasons. These include teen pregnancy, necessity for the teenager to work and rocky homelife. This issue of school dropouts has never been addressed until now at least here in Katy and the surrounding areas. A KISD Academy in partnership with the Simon Youth Foundation will begin fall of 2016 holding classes for dropouts at Katy Mills Mall. The class schedule starts around sometime in September with a Grand Opening set for September 22, 2016. This program needs the support of both local mall and school district.  The Simon Property Group owns and operates Katy Mills Mall and created the Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) which is a non-profit organization who partners with pub...
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