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Guide To Alief Houston TX Real Estate

Alief is a historic community originally established in 1861 just south of the Westchase district.

Alief is a historic community located in Southwest Houston, between the major business districts of Westchase and Sugar Land.

With homes conveniently located from major roads and thoroughfares, Alief features diverse real estate options just minutes away from Houston’s hubs.

  • AFFORDABILITY: The neighborhood features affordable and quality single-family and townhomes. Alief is also located within an area ranked as one of Houston’s Best Suburbs based upon community ratings for public schools, affordability, commute time, livability and amenities.
  • RICH HISTORY: Alief is a historic neighborhood which started development as early as 1861 in what was then primarily pastureland. Alief continued its development throughout the 1990s to the 2000s experiencing decline and redevelopment similar to other neighborhoods in the area.
  • GREAT LOCATION: Alief is only 15 minutes away from the up-and-coming business district of Westchase, and 25 minutes away from Energy Corridor. Sugar Land and Missouri City are also located nearby less than 10 miles south of the community.

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  • WIDE RANGE OF HOME OPTIONS: With several subdivisions, townhomes, and apartment complexes in the area, Alief features diverse real estate options that are more affordable compared to nearby areas.
  • EASY ACCESSIBILITY: Alief is bordered by Westpark Tollway to its north, Highway 6 to its west, U.S. 90 and Interstate 69 to its south, and Beltway 8 to its east. The major streets of Beechnut, Bellaire, and Bissonnet runs through the neighborhood. Bus lines in the area make it easy to commute to Houston’s hubs.
  • NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Alief enjoys close proximity to several shops and restaurants in the area, and is known for its international flavors. The Hong Kong City Mall is also located within the community, and Meyerland Plaza and the Galleria are also a short drive away.

The Alief neighborhood’s proximity to the Addicks and Barker reservoir can sometimes lead to flooding in some portions of the community. Homebuyers can benefit from the assistance of a top realtor familiar with the Alief area.

For more information on available Alief homes for sale and how they compare to nearby neighborhoods call Paige Martin at 713-384-5177 or email Paige@HoustonProperties.com
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Guide To Alief TX Homes for Sale

Alief is a historic community located in Southwest Houston.

Alief is only 15 minutes away from the up-and-coming business districts of Westchase and Sugar Land, and and 25 minutes away from Energy CorridorMissouri City is also located nearby less than 10 miles south of the community.

Alief homes are conveniently located from major roads and thoroughfares. It is bordered by Westpark Tollway to its north, Highway 6 to its west, U.S. 90 and Interstate 69 to its south, and Beltway 8 to its east.

The major streets of Beechnut, Bellaire, and Bissonnet runs through the neighborhood. Bus lines in the area make it easy to commute to Houston’s hubs.  

Alief enjoys close proximity to several shops and restaurants in the area, and is known for its international flavors. The Hong Kong City Mall is also located within the community, and Meyerland Plaza and the Galleria are also a short drive away.

Alief is a historic neighborhood which started development as early as 1861 in what was then primarily pastureland. Alief was one of the prosperous farming communities in Houston with two railways in the area spurring commercial development. Alief continued its development throughout the 1990s to the 2000s experiencing decline and redevelopment similar to other neighborhoods in the area such as Sharpstown.

With several subdivisions, townhomes, and apartment complexes in the area, Alief features diverse real estate options that are relatively more affordable compared to nearby areas.

“Paige Martin is the best realtor in Houston. She will tell you the ‘bad’ and ‘ugly’ of a property and help you make a good purchase.”
“As first time buyers in the US, we are delighted to have worked with Paige. She is a delight to work with, and I would recommend anyone to enlist her help if you’re looking to either buy or sell a property.”

Alief homes are mostly done in traditional architectural styles, but contemporary modern designs are also available. Most homes in the area sit on large lots ranging averaging 7,500 square feet, with larger properties having more than 10,000 square feet.

Alief homes for sale feature updated 2-storey homes with floor-to-ceiling windows, renovated kitchens with modern appliances, hardwood floors, spacious decks, and sparkling pools.

When considering Alief real estate, it is important to review the floodplains. The neighborhood’s proximity to the Addicks and Barker Reservoir can sometimes lead to flooding in some portions of the community.

Prices for Alief homes for sale can start at around $95,000 to $399,000.

Alief TX Schools

Alief homes are zoned to the Alief Independent School District (AISD).

Serving 36.6-square mile area, the AISD features several National Blue Ribbon recipient schools and magnet schools including the Olle Middle School and Alief Kerr High School.

AISD is composed of 46 schools in total: 24 elementary schools, 6 intermediate schools, 6 middle schools, and 10 high schools. It serves the Alief neighborhood and portions of Westchase, Bellaire West, Royal Oaks, and Brays Oaks. AISD also has an alternative elementary zoning boundary for bilingual students.

Several notable private schools are also located nearby the community.

*Note: For a more detailed guide to schools zoned to Alief homes, check our Houston’s Best Schools OR email me at Paige@HoustonProperties.com.

Paige Martin: Top Alief TX Realtor

As featured on Fox News in the MorningHouston Business Journal and Houston Magazine, Paige Martin, a consistent Top Producing Broker-Associate and the owner of HoustonProperties.com, is ranked as one of the top residential real estate agents in the world.

Paige’s recent awards include:

  • 2016: One of the Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, Houston Business Journal
  • 2016: Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly
  • 2016: One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
  • 2015 Q3: #9 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Worldwide (of 125,000 agents)
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Texas
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Southwest Texas (Houston, Woodlands, Katy, San Antonio)
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams, Houston
  • 2015: #1 Individual Agent, Keller Williams Memorial
  • 2015: One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents, RealTrends.com
  • 2015: One of the Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston, Houston Business Journal
  • 2015: Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2014 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent, Keller Williams Memorial
  • 2014 – “One of the Top 40 Houston Realtors,” Houston Chronicle
  • 2014 – “One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” RealTrends.com
  • 2014 – Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2013 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent, Keller Williams Memorial
  • 2013 – Top 50 Houston Realtors by the Houston Chronicle
  • 2013 – Top 5 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams
  • 2013 – Five Star Realtor, Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2012 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent in the Keller Williams Memorial Office
  • 2012 – Top 5 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams
  • 2011 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent in the Keller Williams Memorial Office
  • 2011 – Top 10 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams
  • 2010 – #1 Ranked Individual Agent in the Keller Williams Memorial Office
  • 2010 – Top 10 Ranked Individual Agent in the Houston Area with Keller Williams

Paige works with a tremendous number of buyers and sellers within Alief, earning praises like “Paige Martin is the best Alief realtor I know.” Read more about client feedback and ratings here.

For a specific recommendation of neighborhoods, homes or properties based upon your personal style, goals & price point, please contact Paige Martin, Owner of HoustonProperties.com & Broker Associate at Paige@HoustonProperties.com or 713-384-5177.

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