Chimney Hill Sub Div: Description: Why rent when you can be a OWNER of this beautiful home. This beautiful open concept home features high ceiling living room, two spacious bedrooms, renovated kitchen (Granite counter top and subway t ...more
Maplewood South Sec 08 Sub Div: Description: The Best cul de sac in Maplewood South! Only six homes total. Beautiful trees and great neighbors. Hurry. Newly renovated 4 bedroom home with 2 full baths. Large Master shower with dual shower head ...more
Idylwild Sub Div: Description: Spectacular remodeled house from floor to ceiling offers many upgrades and more! The open floor concept features tall ceilings, recess lights, new windows, and wood floors. The Chef's kitchen is more ...more
Linkwood Sub Div: Description: Great opportunity to own your dream home (new construction or remodel existing home) on a 9660 SF lot in the desirable Linkwood subdivision! Newly poured sidewalks/curbs and street in neighborhood. ...more
Hunters Creek Sub Div: Description: Prestigious HUNTERS CREEK home located on a cul-de-sac. The spacious lot size is 20,946 sq/ft & the yard is phenomenal; a spectacular place to build a NEW home. DID NOT FLOOD! This home is in excell ...more
Meyerland Sec 07 R/P C Sub Div: Description: Magnificent new construction home in Transitional/Contemporary styling built by distinguished Arieli Custom Homes. The home is approximately 4,500 SQFT, 5 Bedrooms, 5 1/2 Baths and features master & 1 ...more
Tanglewilde Sec 05 Sub Div: Description: OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, Jan. 19, 1-3 pm. Lovely home ready to move in. Flexible floor plan, open concept. Heated pool and hot tub ready for entertaining. Generous sized Master bedroom with en suite ...more
Laura Koppe Place Sub Div: Description: Beautiful home on huge lot
Fondren Southwest Northfield 0 Sub Div: Description: Great family home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Spacious living area with cozy fireplace, tile floors, built in shelving, built in wet bar. French doors lead out to decked patio area. Home was updated abo ...more
Sharpstown Sec 02 Sub Div: Description: Great 3 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath, 2 car attached garage starter home. Turn this contemporary beauty into your personal design dream or if your waiting for a great investment opportunity, put your bid in t ...more
Candlelight Plaza Sec 01 Sub Div: Description: Professionally remodeled from top to bottom, this Candlelight Plaza showpiece has abundant natural light w/ its open floor plan, stunning hardwood floors & designer lighting throughout. Designed for m ...more
Glen Abbey Sec 03 Sub Div: Description: This well-maintained home is 3 or 4 bedrooms. The upstairs can either be a large bedroom, game room or media room option is endless. Nice floorplan. Must see home!
McKinney Manor Sub Div: Description: New Construction! First floor living! Private Driveway! Private backyard space! High Ceilings! Real oak wood floors in the living, dining, kitchen, as well as the 2nd floor Game Room and hallways! Hig ...more
Forest Cove Counrty Club Estates Sub Div: Description: This stunning 5 bed 3.5 bath has been fully remodeled and provides plenty of space for entertaining friends and family inside as well as out on nearly an acre. Room features include 2 master bedrooms, ...more
McKinney Gardens Sub Div: Description: New Construction! First floor living! Private Driveway! Private backyard space! High Ceilings! Real Oak Wood floors in the living, dining, and kitchen, as well as the 2nd floor Game Room and hallways! ...more
West Mandell Place Sub Div: Description: Located in sought after Mandell Place, this new construction home located just minutes away from downtown, medical center & museum district features 4-5 bedrooms & 4 in a half baths w/ a beautiful re- ...more
Candlelight Forest Sec 01 Sub Div: Description: Beautiful home with a pool! Completely renovated throughout. 3 large bedrooms with 1 extra room which could be used as a bedroom. Updated walk in master shower and extended master closet. Fresh paint, ...more
Stone Gate Sub Div: Description: A Beautiful Custom 3 Story home located in the Master Planned Community of Stone Gate. Conveniently located near Sterling Lake Golf Course, a Recreation Center, Clubhouse, Tennis Courts & Splash Pad. ...more
Brunner Add Sub Div: Description: Rice Military single family home that offers it all for under $400K. 3 bed, 2.5 bath TWO story home on a corner 2,500 sq ft lot has its own private, doublewide driveway. Yard is perfectly landscaped a ...more
Cottage Grove Sub Div: Description: Conveniently located in Lake Arabelle, a gated community w/ dog park, walking trails, and pool. Gated side yard leads to main entrance. Enter the home to gleaming, diagonally laid 24x24 polished porce ...more
Actives Activity Chart
|1 Bed Homes For Sale in Houston (29)||$ 417,394|
|2 Bed Homes For Sale in Houston (349)||$ 335,656|
|3 Bed Homes For Sale in Houston (3262)||$ 383,056|
|4 Bed Homes For Sale in Houston (2460)||$ 576,862|
|5+ Bed Homes For Sale in Houston (745)||$ 6,519,164|
|1 Bed Condos For Sale in Houston (327)||$ 198,354|
|2 Bed Condos For Sale in Houston (515)||$ 349,309|
|3 Bed Condos For Sale in Houston (132)||$ 954,709|
|4 Bed Condos For Sale in Houston (11)||$ 1,937,608|
|5+ Bed Condos For Sale in Houston (1)||$ 1,675,000|
|1 Bed Townhomes For Sale in Houston (38)||$ 133,393|
|2 Bed Townhomes For Sale in Houston (314)||$ 230,992|
|3 Bed Townhomes For Sale in Houston (647)||$ 413,666|
|4 Bed Townhomes For Sale in Houston (81)||$ 620,392|
|5+ Bed Townhomes For Sale in Houston (3)||$ 1,086,333|
|1 Bed Multifamily For Sale in Houston (4)||$ 880,750|
|2 Bed Multifamily For Sale in Houston (21)||$ 454,823|
|3 Bed Multifamily For Sale in Houston (11)||$ 550,800|
|4 Bed Multifamily For Sale in Houston (4)||$ 460,450|
|5+ Bed Multifamily For Sale in Houston (16)||$ 504,049|
Sold Activity Chart
|1 Bed Homes Sold in Houston (99)||$ 201,269|
|2 Bed Homes Sold in Houston (3909)||$ 259,667|
|3 Bed Homes Sold in Houston (36521)||$ 273,589|
|4 Bed Homes Sold in Houston (23444)||$ 371,854|
|5+ Bed Homes Sold in Houston (4109)||$ 1,388,632|
|1 Bed Condos Sold in Houston (728)||$ 230,919|
|2 Bed Condos Sold in Houston (1021)||$ 417,748|
|3 Bed Condos Sold in Houston (224)||$ 975,540|
|4 Bed Condos Sold in Houston (19)||$ 1,964,631|
|5+ Bed Condos Sold in Houston (1)||$ 4,650,000|
|1 Bed Townhomes Sold in Houston (1929)||$ 104,060|
|2 Bed Townhomes Sold in Houston (6406)||$ 171,166|
|3 Bed Townhomes Sold in Houston (5459)||$ 316,925|
|4 Bed Townhomes Sold in Houston (384)||$ 465,528|
|5+ Bed Townhomes Sold in Houston (6)||$ 657,317|
|1 Bed Multifamily Sold in Houston (9)||$ 311,978|
|2 Bed Multifamily Sold in Houston (24)||$ 341,192|
|3 Bed Multifamily Sold in Houston (8)||$ 218,400|
|4 Bed Multifamily Sold in Houston (2)||$ 186,500|
|5+ Bed Multifamily Sold in Houston (3)||$ 500,000|
Background on Houston
There is so much to say about Houston, Texas. Houston is the most populated part of Texas and the fourth most heavily populated city in the entire United States. The United States census estimated back in 2017 that the population her in Houston was hovering around 2.3 million. This number continues to grow due to all of the amazing things that Houston has to offer. Houston is located in Southeast Texas right near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Houston is a total of 627 square miles. Nearly 600 miles of that is land while the rest is water. Houston is located in Harris County which is the principal city of the Greater Houston Metro area. The city was incorporated back in June of 1837 and was named after Sam Houston who was an American solider and politician.
Climate in Houston
The climate here in Houston is what is known as humid subtropical. The summers here tend to be very long, hot and humid and the winters tend to be very mild making it a very comfortable place to live during the colder months. Although very rare, it has snowed in Houston on a few occasions. This city only experiences an average of 13 days per year of weather that is 32 degrees or lower. Now it might not snow here a lot but in Houston it does rain quite a bit. The average rainfall per year is just shy of fifty inches.
Interesting Facts about Houston
-Houston is usually classified as being either inside or outside of the Interstate 610 loop.
-The “Inner Loop” is a 97 square mile area that includes the Downtown region. This area features several pre World War II residential neighborhoods as well as newer apartment and townhouse developments. This area is ever expanding. If you go outside of the loop you will find a much more suburban feel.
-Nearly 500,000 people live within the Interstate 610 loop.
-Houston is the largest city in the United States that does not have formal zoning regulations.
-Houston has the fifth tallest skyline in all of North America.
-Houston is globally recognized for its energy industry, mainly oil and natural gas. This city is also known for its renewable energy sources, both wind and solar.
Real Estate in Houston
Here in Houston your dollar stretches far. You can buy a four bedroom, three bathroom house with almost 4,000 square feet for less than $300,000. The prominent housing styles found here are the Traditional and Contemporary. There are also many apartment and condo communities throughout the city as well. There is a mixture of older homes as well as newer construction all over Houston. The market here is always expanding and new homes are popping up all over the place.
Home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center
Houston is home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center which has been a leader in human space exploration for more than fifty years! This Space Center employees more than 10,000 people making it one of the leading employers in Houston. This Space Center has frequent events throughout the year if you are interested in learning more about space. Make sure to check their calendar of events if you are interested in taking a trip here.
Fun Things to do in Houston
There are so many fun and interesting things to do here in Houston. You can take a trip over to the Houston Zoo which is a 55 acre park that is home to more than 900 different species and over 6,000 animals. This zoo receives more than 2.5 million visitors every year which makes it the second most visited zoo in the United States. If you prefer underwater action, take a trip to the Downtown Aquarium. This aquarium features a 500,000 gallon tank that is home to more than 300 different species from all over the world. There is also a restaurant, ballroom, exhibits, shopping and tons of other fun things to do here. This place is truly amazing! Finally there is The Museum of Fine Arts which can be found in the Houston Museum District. This museum has more than 6,000 years worth of history and culture across its more than 64,000 works. These pieces of art span six continents. This museum is one of the largest in the United States.
Houston, Texas has plenty to offer whether is be amazingly priced real estate or the Johnson Space Center. There is always something to do here in Houston!
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Currently Houston has 10,692 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 01/18/2019. Of these properties, 6,913 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Houston, and 993 condos are for sale by their owners in Houston. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Houston, is $1,646,426, the average condo price in Houston, is $1,334,711. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $151. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 89,061 of properties sold in Houston. Of these properties, 68,212 single family homes have sold by their owners in Houston, and 2,027 condos have sold by their owners in Houston. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Houston, is $499,002. Single family homes have been selling for 149 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Houston, is $1,073,385. Condos have been selling for 287 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Houston, are: Rice Military (68 For Sale), Shady Acres (45 For Sale), The Reserve At Clear Lake (36 For Sale), Montrose (35 For Sale), Cottage Grove (33 For Sale), Meyerland (31 For Sale), Royal Oaks Country Club (29 For Sale), River Oaks (28 For Sale), Sunset Heights (23 For Sale), Allen A C (23 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 01/18/2019