Best Neighborhoods in West / Southwest Houston Suburbs

Planning to buy a home? Here's a curated list of the best places to live in West / Southwest Houston based on their 5-year appreciation.

Best Neighborhoods in West / Southwest Houston Suburbs

Major events in the past five years drastically altered Houston real estate. West / Southwest generally showed good performance through COVID-19, Hurricane Harvey, and the oil and gas price crash.

One of the reasons why is its top-performing schools. The Best Schools in Houston include several schools in this region.

The area is home to several master-planned communities in Houston. Some of these communities offer unique amenities such as village farms.

The region's Fort Bend County made it into Forbes’ America’s Fastest Growing Counties list.

Several Fortune 500 firms have main headquarters operating in the region. They provide the major source of employment to neighboring suburbs.

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Table of Contents

  1. 5-Year Appreciation: Best West / Southwest Houston Areas
  2. List of Best West / Southwest Houston Neighborhoods
  3. Methodology
  4. The Best Houston Realtor to Sell Your Home

5-Year Appreciation: Best West / Southwest Houston Areas

5-Year Appreciation: Best West / Southwest Houston Areas

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Area Median Home Price Median Sales Price 5 Yr %
Brookshire $285,950 50.6%
*Fort Bend County North / Richmond $409,385 49.4%
Sugar Land South $623,837 48.3%
Katy North $300,700 47.0%
Bear Creek South $281,500 46.8%
*Sugar Land West $475,000 46.2%
Stafford Area $270,000 45.9%
Katy Southeast $415,000 45.1%
Mission Bend Area $291,111 45.0%
Alief $255,000 44.9%
Missouri City Area $305,000 41.9%
*Katy Southwest $475,000 41.8%
Katy Old Towne $363,500 31.7%
*Memorial West $595,000 30.8%
*Fort Bend Southeast $500,000 30.3%
Energy Corridor $430,000 28.2%
Sugar Land East $410,000 25.1%
*Fort Bend South / Richmond $275,000 22.8%
Sugar Land North $315,000 22.0%
Sienna Area $390,000 19.6%
Fulshear/South Brookshire $420,000 17.3%

List of Best West / Southwest Houston Neighborhoods

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Brookshire

Area Median Home Price Median Sales Price 5 Yr %
Brookshire $285,950 50.6%

Brookshire Map

Located about 30 miles west of Downtown Houston and 7 miles west of Katy, Brookshire provides easy access to the Interstate 10 Energy Corridor, one of Greater Houston's business districts.

The neighborhood is known for its:

Brookshire's Economic Development Corporation administers multiple programs to help companies grow and expand in the community.

Map of Brookshire

Brookshire Real Estate Trends


Fort Bend County North / Richmond

Area Median Home Price Median Sales Price 5 Yr %
Fort Bend County North / Richmond $409,385 49.4%

Fort Bend County North / Richmond Map

Richmond is a 4.3 sq miles independent city, and a county seat of Fort Bend situated southwest of Downtown. The city comprises several neighborhoods, master-planned communities, and historic homes.

The Richmond city features:

Richmond also features several architectural designs and styles of its historic homes made by various notable builders.

Map of Fort Bend County North / Richmond

Fort Bend County North / Richmond Real Estate Trends


Sugar Land South

Area Median Home Price Median Sales Price 5 Yr %
Sugar Land South $623,837 48.3%

Sugar Land South Map

Sugar Land South is one of the best neighborhoods in West/Southwest Houston. It mostly composed of rural communities known for its amenities and accessibility.

Sugar Land South features:

Sugar Land South is also home to some of Houston's best schools zoned to the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD). It includes Commonwealth Elementary, Fort Settlement Middle School, and Clements High School.

Map of Sugar Land South

Sugar Land South Real Estate Trends


Methodology

Methodology

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1) Inner Loop. (All or the majority of the Geo Market Area resides in Houston's 610 Loop.)

2) Close In, But Not In the Inner Loop. (All or the majority of the Geo Market Area resides in Houston's Beltway 8, but not within 610 Loop.)

3) West / Southwest areas.

4) North / Northwest areas.

5) East / Northeast areas.

6) South / Southeast areas.


The Best Houston Realtor to Sell Your Home

The Best Houston Realtor to Sell Your Home

The Houston Properties Team has a well-defined structure based on the individual strengths of each member. Each member is a specialist in their role – which is why our homes sell faster and for more money than average.

Paige Martin, Broker Associate with Keller Williams Realty, and the Houston Properties Team are ranked among the top residential Realtors in the world.

They have been featured on TV and in dozens of publications including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, Reuters, Fox News in the Morning, Money Magazine, Houston Business Journal, Houstonia, and Houston Chronicle.

Paige Martin was just ranked as the #5 agent in the world with Keller Williams, completing over $1 Billion in Houston residential real estate sales.

Houston Properties Team awards

Recent awards include:

– 2022: #1 Residential Real Estate Team by Sales Volume, Houston Business Journal
– 2021: Best Real Estate Teams in America, RealTrends.com
– 2021: Top 100 Women Leaders in Real Estate of 2021
– 2021: America’s Top 100 Real Estate Agents
– 2021: Top Real Estate Team (Houston Properties Team), Houston Business Journal
– 2021: Best Houston Real Estate Team, Best of Reader’s Choice
– 2021: Top Real Estate Team (Houston Properties Team), Houston Business Journal
– 2021: #1 Real Estate Team, Keller Williams Memorial
– 2020: America’s Best Real Estate Teams, Best of America Trends
– 2020: Best Houston Real Estate Team, Best of Reader’s Choice
– 2020: Top Real Estate Team (Houston Properties Team), Houston Business Journal
– 2020: #6 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Worldwide
– 2020: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Texas (Top Keller Williams Realtor)
– 2020: #1 Real Estate Team, Keller Williams Memorial
- 2019: Top Residential Realtors in Houston, Houston Business Journal
- 2019: America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
- 2019: #5 Individual Agent, KW Worldwide
- 2019: #1 Individual Agent, KW Texas
- 2018: #5 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Worldwide
- 2018: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Texas
- 2018: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Houston
- 2018: America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
- 2018: Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, Houston Business Journal
- 2018: Texas’ Most Influential Realtors
- 2017: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Texas
- 2017: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Houston
- 2017: #10 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Worldwide
- 2017: America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
- 2017: Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, Houston Business Journal
- 2017: Texas’ Most Influential Realtors
- 2016: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Texas
- 2016: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Houston
- 2016: #20 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Worldwide
- 2016: Texas’ Most Influential Realtors
- 2016: Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, HBJ
- 2016: Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly
- 2016: America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
- 2015: #9 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, United States
- 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Texas
- 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Houston
- 2015: America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
- 2015: Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, HBJ
- 2015: Five Star Realtor, Texas Monthly Magazine
- 2014: America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
- 2014: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams Memorial

...in addition to over 318 additional awards.

Paige also serves a variety of non-profits, and civic and community boards. She was appointed by the mayor of Houston to be on the downtown TIRZ board.

Benefits Of Working With The Houston Properties Team

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Our team, composed of distinguished and competent Houston luxury realtors, has a well-defined structure based on the individual strengths of each member.

We find the team approach as the most effective way to sell homes. We have dedicated people doing staging, marketing, social media, open houses, and showings. Each Houston Properties Team member is a specialist in their role—which is why our homes sell faster and for more money than average.

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