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Learn About Houston’s Best Neighborhoods!

Welcome to Houston! We’re the 4th most populous city in the US, covering over 600 square miles.

To help you find the best neighborhood to live in, we’ve created 47 different neighborhood guides.

These resources include 3,153 pages of:
– Neighborhood profiles
– Custom neighborhood maps
– Key community statistics
– 10-year real estate sales trends
– Exclusive buyer and seller tips from Paige Martin (one of the top ranked Realtors in the United States, having sold over $250 million of Houston real estate).

Explore Houston by reading below, or contact Paige Martin now for personal recommendations and advice on what Houston neighborhoods may be best for you.

See the Houston Neighborhood Guide in PDF

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Explore the Best of Houston & Most Popular Guides

Guide To Houston’s Best Neighborhoods

Take a virtual tour of Houston’s Best Neighborhoods! See complete Houston neighborhood profiles, 10-year real estate trends, maps, homes for sale, luxury real estate pictures, and more!

Best Houston Relocation Guide And Packet

Grab a copy of the best Houston Relocation Packet! Get a comprehensive Houston neighborhoods guide, virtual tours and overviews, homebuying assistance, custom neighborhood comparisons, and more!

Guide To The 15 Best Suburbs Near Downtown

Considering a home outside the heart of Houston as you’re looking for more space, more top ranked schools or more affordable homes? Then this resource guide is for you.

Guide To The 14 Hottest Inner Loop Neighborhoods

Houston’s Inner Loop is one of the top ranked regions within Texas. 14 neighborhoods stand out with the best real estate appreciation over the past year. See them all here.

16 Best Luxury Gated Communities In Houston

Houston’s close in neighborhoods offer more than 100 gated communities. We ranked the 16 luxury gated neighborhoods and are within 35 minutes of The Loop.

Greater Memorial Houston Guide

Memorial is made up of several neighborhoods, gated communities, and independent cities. Memorial real estate are some of the Bayou City’s most desirable and most expensive.

Greater Houston Heights Guide

The Houston Heights is an exciting neighborhood of 3,700 homes. The Heights has experienced tremendous property appreciation and development over the past decade.

20 Most Expensive Houston Neighborhoods

Houston has 10 of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the nation. See which communities made the “20 Most Expensive Houston Neighborhoods” list.

For more information on Central Houston Neighborhoods and personal recommendations, email Paige Martin at [email protected].

Central Houston Neighborhoods

Western Houston Neighborhoods

For more information on Houston Neighborhoods and personal recommendations, email Paige Martin at [email protected].

Top Ranked Houston Suburbs

Neighborhood Guides By Amenities

10 Most Accessible Houston Neighborhoods

According to Forbes Magazine, Houston is the most “walkable major city in Texas” and the 23rd most “walkable city in the United States.” See which neighborhoods made the list.

Best Condos Near The Houston Metrorail

Homebuyers looking to buy a Houston condo along the METRORail have 21 options (plus a few honorable mentions). We list them all and plot them on a map.

Downtown Houston Lofts & Condos Guide

Downtown Houston is home to over 150,000 workers and 3,500 businesses. Here’s the complete guide to the 25+ condos and lofts Downtown.

Guide To Inner Loop Houston Condos

Inner Loop condo residents are a few blocks from parks, running trails, and numerous entertainment hubs like restaurants, museums, and shopping centers.

Guide To Galleria Houston Condos

Galleria is one of Houston’s most exciting districts. The area provides one of the best highrise lifestyles in the city. See all the luxury condos and highrises within Galleria.

Guide To Houston Medical Center Condos

With its premier healthcare institutions, research centers, and academic institutions, the Texas Medical Center is one of Houston’s largest employment centers. See all condos in the area.

19 Best Golf Course Communities in Houston

We list 19 luxury neighborhoods that feature a well-ranked golf course and are within 35 minutes of Houston’s Inner Loop.

Guide To The Best Houston Patio Homes

New patio homes Houston are single family, free-standing homes on small lots. Find the best patio homes for sale in Houston here!

Complete Guide To The Best Houston Townhomes

Townhomes are one of the fastest growing housing types in Houston as they offer abundant space, have low maintenance, and are usually less expensive than single-family homes and condos.

Tour All Of Houston Multi Family Homes

Multi-family homes are becoming an easier solution to buying a larger, more expensive home for close family and friends. Find them all here.

Guide To New Construction Houston Condos

Houston is 3rd US city with most number of new constructions. Our city also now ranks 7th in Emporis’ list of “North American Cities With Most Number Of Highrise Developments”.

Guide To The Best Houston Luxury Condos

Houston condos offer basic amenities like gated access, parking, etc. Some luxury highrises take it one step further with concierge services, resort-style pools, tennis courts, saunas, and more.

For more information on Houston Neighborhoods and personal recommendations, email Paige Martin at [email protected].

Houston Neighborhood Map

Houston Neighborhood Map

Houston Zip Code Map

Houston Zip Code Map

Houston At A Glance: City Of Houston Overview

Houston is #1 on Forbes’ “America’s Fastest Growing Cities” list.
Downtown Houston Skyline
Ranking in the top 10 for job growth, Houston also topped Forbes’ “Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets” feature.

Houston’s best neighborhoods are also listed among the most popular communities in the country. River Oaks, the most expensive neighborhood in Houston, is ranked among the 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in the nation.

The city is home of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest concentration of health care and research institutions, and NASA’s Johnson Space Center, where the Mission Control Center is located.

Houston added over 100,000 jobs the past year. In addition, Houston’s major employers are planning on boosting their workforce by another 100,000. This implies another 125,000+ people will be relocating to the Bayou City within the next year.

The growth doesn’t stop there. (See other Houston new construction stats.)

The construction industry is benefiting from new capital flowing into the city. Houston is 3rd in Forbes list of “Cities With Most New Constructions.”

Houston became the #1 city in the country for new single-family home construction permits over the past year.

Houston’s new construction starts total $4.8 billion. Houston’s total new construction communities are at an all-time high, representing an 8% year-over-year growth.

Houston also ranks 7th in Emporis’ lists of “North American Cities With Most Number Of Highrise Developments”.

Including both residential and commercial, Houston has 28 highrises currently in development.

New luxury residential highrise buildings in Houston include: The Astoria, The Belfiore, Riva At the Park, and several new luxury gated communities in Houston.

In addition to the 28 buildings under construction, there are 83 additional buildings (that are at least 12 floors high) that are in “approved” or “proposed” phases with the city. The majority of these buildings are commercial and located in or near Houston’s four major job centers.

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“I really enjoyed working with Paige on the sale of my townhome. The HAR listing was perfect and went up quickly and the sale was closed within 30 days. I definitely recommend Paige for any real estate transaction.

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