Schertz/Selma/Cibolo/Garden Ridge Real Estate

Schertz real estate is within the Randolph Metrocom. The Metrocom is made up of cities and towns that encompass Randolph Air Force Base and Schertz is the largest of these cities. The other cities that are a part of the Randolph Metrocom are Live Oak, Kirby, Converse, Marion, Universal City, Windcrest, Selma, Cibolo and Garden Ridge. Spanning Comal, Bexar and Guadalupe Counties, the area has 335,000 residents. Schertz has 31,465 and is continuing to grow. In 2006, the population grew from 26,463 to 34,000. This growth contributed greatly to the development of Schertz real estate.  

Schertz was first settled in 1843 and descendents of the first founding families still live in the area. In 2007, Schertz was ranked #1 of the ‘best places to live in the United States’ within Texas and #40 nationwide by CNNMoney.com. Schertz was incorporated in 1958. Residents of Schertz, Selma and Cibolo are served by the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District. Garden Ridge is served by the Comal Independent School District. While Schertz and Selma real estate is located in Bexar, Comal and Guadalupe Counties, Cibolo is in Comal County and Garden Ridge is in Guadalupe County.

All of the cities are located near San Antonio and are part of the metropolitan statistical area. The city of Selma has several subdivisions including Chelsea Crossing, Forrest Creek, Kensington Ranch, Live Oak Hills, Olympia Hills, Retama Ridge, Retama Springs and Selma Parks Estates. Selma homes for sale include many ranches with accommodations for horses. Retama Park is a horse-racing facility in Selma, providing thoroughbred racing and quarter horse racing.    

Garden Ridge is located off I-35 near the Guadalupe and Bexar County lines and was the first new town in Guadalupe County in 127 years when it was incorporated in 1972. With the location being only about 4 miles from the metro area of San Antonio, Garden Ridge homes for sale are often chosen by those who are looking for a small town atmosphere with big city amenities.

Purchasing Cibolo real estate as well as homes within Garden Ridge, Selma and Schertz provide a number of recreational opportunities. The annual Schertz Fest is held in September and attracts visitors from all areas with big name performers. The Forum Shopping Center is located near Selma and includes many retail giants such as Old Navy, Toys R Us and TJ Max.

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