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Founded in 1836, Houston is the largest city in the U.S. by area. Situated near the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is located 2 hours and 30 minutes from Austin to the northwest, 3 hours from San Antonio to the west, and 3 hours and 30 minutes from Dallas-Fort Worth to the north.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $412K
Lowest Price $500
Highest Price $25.5M
Total Listings 11,469
Avg. Days On Market 62
Avg. Price/SQFT $151

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Houston Community Information

Houston is known for its association with the Houston Space Center, as well as for being a hub of manufacturing and healthcare.

Houston is home to many beautiful waterways, providing ample open spaces with parks and trails to enjoy. Real estate in Houston ranges from historic Victorian-era homes to modern infill developments and condos perfect for young professionals.

Houston Real Estate

Houston’s many prestigious and historic neighborhoods are home to a variety of early 20th-century style homes. These include Craftsman, Queen Anne, and various Folk traditional styles. The details of these homes are full of character and color.

Many of the more contemporary infill homes combine modern lines with French-country inspired details, like tall multi-story windows and complex rooflines. These homes can be spotted by their use of slate grey and white exteriors, tall windows, and irregularly recessed secondary masses.

For the best homes on sale in Houston, you’ll find yourself in well-established suburbs with large lots, excellent transport, and some of the best schools in the state.

Below are some notable areas for Houston real estate:

Woodlands - Just west of the I-45 in North Houston, this award-winning master-planned community has it all. Well-balanced between business, entertainment, and great housing options, Woodlands is great for both families - having access to top-rated schools - and professionals thanks to the local economy and short drive to downtown Houston. Woodlands also has some great parks and golf courses.

Katy - Situated on the I-10 at the western outskirts of Houston, Katy is a community known for its schools and great transport.

Sugar Land - This community is located in southwest Houston and is home to a number of waterways, golf courses, and lush green suburbs. Many of these homes are integrated with world-class golfing facilities, and the nearby commercial centers are packed with retail, dining, and entertainment options.

Pearland - Close to both Houston’s medical center and downtown areas, Pearland also has some of Houston’s best shopping. Pearland is also a large area with a lot of wide open spaces and even some farmland. As such, you’ll be able to find a property that combines urban convenience with beautiful scenery.


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Houston Area Attractions

Houston is a city known for its manufacturing and healthcare sectors, which provide a persistent base of employment for the city.

Today, Houston has a very competitive cost-of-living compared to other Texas cities, along with some of the best arts and culture venues and events. If you’re in Houston you should check out what’s happening at the Museum of Fine Art, Miller Outdoor Theatre, or Discovery Green for shows and performances.

Houston’s Zoo is also world-renowned and a great place to visit for families.

If you enjoy the great outdoors, you can take in the Buffalo Bayou and George Bush Park for biking, walking, jogging, and general sight-seeing.

Other popular pastimes in Houston include dining out, especially at one of the many authentic BBQ restaurants, shopping, and enjoying the history and heritage of the region at the Houston Museum District.

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