The Expert Ranking of the Best Houston Suburbs in the East and Northeast

From lush masterplanned communities to thriving cities, here are the best places to live in the east and northeast of the Bayou City.

The Expert Ranking of the Best Houston Suburbs in the East and Northeast

Neighborhoods in East and Northeast Houston are known for their scenic beauty and accessibility to downtown, which is why many choose to live there.

If you're one of the countless people who are considering a move to this area, then this insider guide created by Houston's best realtor is for you.

The Best Neighborhoods in East and Northeast Houston feature homes on large-sized lots with great accessibility to downtown, the Texas Medical Center, the Galleria, and the Energy Corridor.

They also boast award-winning public schools and incredible community amenities.

We created this list of Houston suburbs in the East and Northeast by ranking both independent cities and suburban regions within the city of Houston using a proprietary method based on these four criteria:

Check out the 14 best East and Northeast Houston suburbs below.

If you’d like to see any specific homes in east Houston or if you want to learn about northeast Houston neighborhoods that are best for you, please contact Paige Martin at [email protected], ranked #1 Agent with Keller Williams in Texas and #5 Worldwide.

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Table of Contents

  1. The Best East Houston Neighborhoods / Best Northeast Houston Neighborhoods
  2. By the Numbers: The Best Suburbs in Houston in the East and Northeast
  3. Ranking the Top East and Northeast Houston Suburbs
  4. Methodology
  5. The Best Houston Realtor to Help You Buy a Home

The Best East Houston Neighborhoods / Best Northeast Houston Neighborhoods

Map of the Best Suburbs in East and Northeast Houston

These suburbs represent the "best of the best" that East and Northeast Houston have to offer, ranked by our expert agents from the Houston Properties Team. If you're interested in buying one of the many affordable new homes in Houston located in any of the suburbs in this list, contact us for recommendations.

The lush landscape, variety of amenities, accessibility to key employment districts, and notable public schools make the east and northeast of Houston one of the best places in Texas to live in.

We compiled the suburbs in the east and northeast of Houston and then ranked them to show the "best of the best" that this area has to offer. Check them out using the east/northeast Houston map above.

  1. Kingwood East

  2. Summerwood/Lakeshore

  3. Atascocita South

  4. Conroe Northeast

  5. Conroe Southeast

  6. Fall Creek Area

  7. Kingwood West

  8. Willis/New Waverly

  9. La Porte/Shoreacres

  10. Crosby Area

  11. Deer Park

  12. Northeast Houston

  13. Porter/New Caney East

  14. Northside


By the Numbers: The Best Suburbs in Houston in the East and Northeast

You can find here the summary of the real estate statistics for Houston's Best East and Northeast Suburbs. If you're looking to buy a house in Houston and you're interested in a more in-depth analysis of which suburb is right for you, don't hesitate to contact the best Realtor in Houston and we'll be more than happy to help you out.

Suburb Median Home Price Home Price / Sq Ft 10 Yr Apprec. %
Kingwood East $375,000 $148 33%
Summerwood / Lakeshore $350,000 $155 32%
Atascocita South $305,000 $134 49%
Conroe Northeast $262,000 $154 55%
Conroe Southeast $279,350 $148 35%
Fall Creek Area $424,500 $142 41%
Kingwood West $305,000 $141 66%
Willis/New Waverly $247,500 $160 13%
La Porte/Shoreacres $285,000 $153 55%
Crosby Area $267,365 $143 43%
Deer Park $280,000 $154
Northeast Houston $232,300 $153 54%
Porter / New Caney East $280,000 $150 14%
Northside $255,000 $179 27%

Ranking the Top East and Northeast Houston Suburbs

Ranking the Top East and Northeast Houston Suburbs

If you're looking for a suburb with great amenities, award-winning schools, and easy access to key employment hubs, then you will find that the suburbs in the east and northeast of Houston contain all of these and more. You can use our expert guide to browse the best places to live in Houston and see which one is the perfect fit for you and your family.

1. Kingwood East

Kingwood East Map

HP Team Ranking: B+

Dubbed “The Livable Forest,” Kingwood East is a 15,000-acre master-planned community that found its way to the top of this list of the best suburbs in northeast Houston because of its lush landscape, wide variety of amenities, and accessibility to major freeways.

A few years ago the community made it to the list of Realtor.com’s top 10 most affordable towns with the best schools, making it one of the most affordable Houston suburbs out there and one of the best northeast Houston neighborhoods for families.

Homes for sale in Kingwood East range in size from 1,000 to more than 3,500 square feet.

Kingwood East Commutes Times

It will take you 30 minutes to commute from Kingwood East to Downtown Houston, 40 minutes to the Medical Center and the Galleria, and 45 minutes to the Energy Corridor.

Kingwood East Employment

Those looking to work in companies located downtown like Chevron, JP Morgan, Deloitte, Bank of America, Ernst & Young, Wells Fargo, United Airlines, and KPMG will find it beneficial to live in Kingwood East.

Kingwood East Public Schools

The Humble and New Caney ISDs serve Kingwood East. Top schools that are zoned to these ISDs include Bear Branch Elementary, Riverwood Middle School, and Kingwood High School.

Kingwood East Amenities

Nature enthusiasts will love the 500 acres of parks and green spaces and 75 miles of trails and greenbelts that Kingwood East offers. Golfers, on the other hand, will enjoy the Atascocita Golf Club and The Clubs of Kingwood, a prominent golf club with premier amenities.

For retail and dining, Kingwood Town Center and Deerbrook Mall are just a stone’s throw away.

Map of Kingwood East

Kingwood East Real Estate Trends

2. Summerwood/Lakeshore

Summerwood / Lakeshore Map

HP Team Ranking: B+

Summerwood/Lakeshore took the second spot on our list of the best northeast Houston neighborhoods to live in because its proximity to major thoroughfares like Beltway 8, W Lake Houston Parkway, Interstate 69, and US 90 gives it great access to key business areas.

Not only that, it also features excellent lakeside amenities due to its proximity to Lake Houston, where residents can swim, fish, boat, and ski.

Summerwood homes are done up in traditional architectural styles and feature lots that range in size from 7,000 to more than 13,000 square feet.

Summerwood/Lakeshore Commutes Times

Summerwood/Lakeshore is highly accessible to Downtown Houston (just 25 minutes away), the Texas Medical Center and the Galleria (both just 30 minutes away), and the Energy Corridor (35 minutes away).

Summerwood/Lakeshore Employment

Since downtown is just 25 minutes away from Summerwood/Lakeshore, those living in this neighborhood can easily go to major employers in that area, including Chevron, KPMG, United Airlines, and Wells Fargo.

Summerwood/Lakeshore Public Schools

Summerwood/Lakeshore schools are zoned to the Humble ISD. Notable schools within this ISD include Fall Creek Elementary, Woodcreek Middle School, and Summer Creek High School.

Summerwood/Lakeshore Amenities

There is a wide variety of outdoor activities that are available to residents of this master-planned community. Residents can enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails as well as swimming pools, volleyball courts, and picnic areas. They can also swim, fish, boat, and ski in Lake Houston.

Map of Summerwood / Lakeshore

Summerwood / Lakeshore Real Estate Trends

3. Atascocita South

Atascocita South Map

HP Team Ranking: B

One of Texas’ fastest-growing communities, Atascocita South is an upscale neighborhood that is a veritable golfer’s haven because of its easy access to Atascocita Country Club and Walden Country Club.

It’s also a nature lover’s paradise because of its proximity to Lake Houston where residents can go swimming, fishing, boating, skiing, canoeing, and kayaking. There are also numerous trails where they can run, hike, and bike to their heart’s content.

The prices of homes in Atascocita South range from $115,000 to more than $550,000 and lot sizes are usually around 6,600 square feet to 32,000 square feet.

Atascocita South Commutes Times

Going to Downtown Houston will set you back 30 minutes. Add another 5 minutes and you’ll find yourself in the Medical Center. Add another 10 minutes to that and you’re in the Energy Corridor or the Galleria.

Atascocita South Employment

Major employers near Atascocita South include Memorial Hermann Northeastern Hospital and HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood.

Atascocita South Public Schools

Atascocita homes are zoned to the Humble ISD. Students may attend top-ranked schools such as Atascocita Springs Elementary, Eagle Springs Elementary, Atascocita Middle School, and Atascocita High School.

Atascocita South Amenities

The neighborhood is located near Lake Houston so residents can engage in water activities like swimming, boating, fishing, skiing, canoeing, and kayaking. It’s also near the best restaurants and nightlife, like the Tin Roof BBQ, The Catch, Timeout Tavern, and Color Factory Houston.

Map of Atascocita South

Atascocita South Real Estate Trends

4. Conroe Northeast

Conroe Northeast Map

HP Team Ranking: B

Nestled 45 miles north of Downtown Houston, Conroe Northeast is one of the best places to buy a house in Houston because its location along Interstate 45 gives it great access to neighboring areas.

It also boasts the Gene Campbell Sports Park, a 60-acre sports facility that offers baseball and softball fields.

Conroe Northeast homes homes feature a variety of architectural styles, including ranch, contemporary, and traditional. The average size of homes is over 1,900 square feet while the average price is $250,000.

Conroe Northeast Commutes Times

Conroe Northeast is located pretty far from Downtown Houston and the Energy Corridor, with the commute taking 50-55 minutes each way. Going to the Galleria and the Medical Center, on the other hand, will take a full 1 hour.

Conroe Northeast Employment

Major employers in or near Conroe Northeast include McKesson, Halliburton, St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Hospital, Conroe Independent School District, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center.

Conroe Northeast Public Schools

Conroe Northeast schools are zoned to the Conroe ISD. Students may attend Austin Elementary School.

Conroe Northeast Amenities

For those who enjoy outdoor activities, there’s the Gene Campbell Sports Park which offers baseball and softball fields.

And when it comes to retail, dining, and shopping, residents can't go wrong with The Conroe Marketplace and Outlets at Conroe. Both centers offer over 50 stores combined.

Map of Conroe Northeast

Conroe Northeast Real Estate Trends

5. Conroe Southeast

Conroe Southeast Map

HP Team Ranking: B

Located along Interstate 45, Conroe Southeast is a master-planned community that’s famous for its city lights, numerous parks and green spaces, and proximity to Lake Conroe.

Homes in Conroe Southeast can go from 1,000 square feet to more than 4,500 square feet. Prices range from around $200,000 to more than $4 million.

Conroe Southeast Commutes Times

It will take you 45 minutes to commute from Conroe to Downtown Houston. Going to the Medical Center, the Galleria, or the Energy Corridor will take longer, with the commute taking 55 minutes each way.

Conroe Southeast Employment

Residents of Conroe Southeast have easy access to companies like Containment Solutions Inc., Yousuf Ahmed MD PA, Tri-County Services Psychiatric Emergency Treatment Center, and Conroe Construction Co. Inc.

Conroe Southeast Public Schools

Conroe Southeast is known for its top-tier schools like Armstrong Elementary School, Austin Elementary School, and Gerald D. Irons, Sr. Junior High School. They’re all zoned to the Conroe ISD.

Conroe Southeast Amenities

Golfers will enjoy the River Plantation Golf Club and the Conroe Country Club located in the neighborhood.

Or if running and biking are your preferred activities, then Kasmiersky Park, Carl Barton Jr. Park, Trillium Park, Wiggins Village Park, and Lions Park would be great places to spend the day.

There are also recreational and retail centers, malls, and museums that residents can visit. They include the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, Isaac Conroe Homestead, Conroe Center, and Towne Center.

Map of Conroe Southeast

Conroe Southeast Real Estate Trends

6. Fall Creek Area

Fall Creek Area Map

HP Team Ranking: B

The Fall Creek Area is a 2,300-acre master-planned suburb that’s known as a premier golf course community because it’s home to the Golf Club of Houston, a club that features a 31,000-square-foot practice range, a 33,000-square-foot clubhouse, and two championship courses.

This, and the fact that it’s easily accessible to Downtown Houston, the George Bush International Airport, the Exxon Houston Campus, and the Woodlands makes it one of the best neighborhoods in northeast Houston.

Home sizes in the Fall Creek Area can go from 1,500 to more than 6,500 square feet and range from patio homes and bungalows to custom homes and luxury estates.

Fall Creek Area Commutes Times

The Fall Creek Area is 20 minutes away from downtown and 35 minutes away from the Medical Center, the Energy Corridor, and the Galleria.

Fall Creek Area Employment

The suburb's proximity to downtown Houston makes it easily accessible to people who are looking to work in companies in that area, such as Chevron, JP Morgan, Deloitte, Bank of America, Ernst & Young, Wells Fargo, United Airlines, and KPMG.

Fall Creek Area Public Schools

The Fall Creek Area is zoned to the Humble ISD. Schools that serve the community include Fall Creek Elementary School, Woodcreek Middle School, and Summer Creek High School.

Fall Creek Area Amenities

The neighborhood boasts The Park at Fall Creek, which offers a large aquatic center with splash pads, a family pool, a Junior Olympic-sized pool, and water slides. There are also playgrounds, tennis courts, lakes, hike-and-bike trails, a sports field, and parks.

Restaurants, retail spaces, and cafes also abound along Beltway 8 that the Fall Creek Area has quick access to.

Map of Fall Creek Area

Fall Creek Area Real Estate Trends

7. Kingwood West

Kingwood West Map

HP Team Ranking: B

For those who like being close to nature, Kingwood West is a paradise. This master-planned community is known for its lush greenery and abundance of parks and golf courses. Not only that, it also has great access to major thoroughfares like the I-69 Eastex Freeway and the Sam Houston Tollway. This blend of urban with the suburban makes Kingwood West one of the best suburbs in Houston, TX for both families and singles alike.

Kingwood West homes range from 1,000 to more than 9,000 square feet. Traditional styles abound, although there are also styles like modern, ranch-style, patio, Victorian, Georgian, and Texas Hill Country.

Kingwood West Commutes Times

The commute going from Kingwood West to downtown is quite pain-free — taking only 30 minutes each way. The same can be said for the commute going to the Medical Center and the Galleria (35 minutes).

If you’re going to the Energy Corridor, however, be sure to factor in an extra 5 minutes to your travel time.

Kingwood West Employment

People find that Kingwood West real estate can be very attractive, and one of the reasons for that is because residents in this neighborhood have easy access to the Texas Medical Center, the Galleria, and major employers in downtown Houston like United Airlines and Chevron. Other major employers located in or near the area include ExxonMobil Corporation and HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood.

Kingwood West Public Schools

The Humble ISD zones Kingwood West. Students can attend top-ranked schools like Riverwood Middle, Creekwood Middle, and Kingwood High School.

Kingwood West Amenities

Those who live in Kingwood West have a wide variety of places to shop and eat. You can shop at Kingwood Commons and Northpark Shopping and dine at restaurants like Italiano's and Texas Roadhouse.

For those who like to walk, run, or bike, Kingwood Greenbelts and Rustling Elms Park are available to residents.

For golfers, there are The Clubs of Kingwood-Kingwood Clubhouse, Kingwood Golf Advantage School, Marsh at Kingwood Country Club, and Kingwood Country Club Forest Course.

Map of Kingwood West

Kingwood West Real Estate Trends

8. Willis/New Waverly

Willis/New Waverly Map

HP Team Ranking: B

Willis/New Waverly is one of the best Houston suburbs to live in because it’s located near hubs in Houston, Conroe, and The Woodlands, allowing residents to enjoy the amenities offered there. Not only that, it boasts the Sam Houston National Forest, where miles of hiking and biking trails abound. It’s also near Lake Conroe where residents can fish, boat, and engage in watersports.

But it’s not all outdoor activities with this community. Those who are into history will not be disappointed with Willis/New Waverly. The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is only a few minutes away, and the community’s historic downtown is home to beautiful architecture and unique local businesses.

Lot sizes of homes in Willis/New Waverly range from 1,200 to 6,000 square feet, and prices can go from $65,000 to $2.6 million.

Willis/New Waverly Commutes Times

It will take 55 minutes to go from Willis/New Waverly to Downtown Houston, and a full hour to go to the Medical Center, the Galleria, and the Energy Corridor.

Willis/New Waverly Employment

Major employers located in or near Willis/New Waverly include BRW Architects, Inc., Jfm International Inc., and K&K Inc.

Willis/New Waverly Public Schools

Willis/New Waverly is zoned to the Conroe CISD. Several National Blue Ribbon and award-winning schools are part of this school district. One of the most notable ones is Austin Elementary.

Willis/New Waverly Amenities

There are a variety of shopping and dining options within or near the community, including Woodcreek Shopping Center, Outlets At Conroe, Lemonade Cottage, The Market at Willis Shopping Center, and Pine Hallow Shopping Center.

For outdoor activities, there’s the Sam Houston National Forest for hiking, biking, and running, and Lake Conroe for fishing, boating, and watersports.

Map of Willis/New Waverly

Willis/New Waverly Real Estate Trends

9. La Porte/Shoreacres

La Porte/Shoreacres Map

HP Team Ranking: B

La Porte/Shoreacres is a scenic suburb that boasts amazing sunrise and sunset views because of its location along Galveston Bay. That, and the fact that it’s accessible to major highways (Texas Highway 146 and Pasadena Freeway) and economic hubs (Battleground Industrial District, Bayport Industrial District, and Barbours Cut shipping terminal) makes it one of the best east Houston neighborhoods to live in.

La Porte/Shoreacres homes range from 1,000 square feet to more than 1 acre. The community features a variety of home options including bungalows, small frame houses, estates, and mansions done in traditional and contemporary styles.

La Porte/Shoreacres Commutes Times

La Porte/Shoreacres is only 30 minutes away from Downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center, 35 minutes away from the Galleria, and 45 minutes away from the Energy Corridor.

La Porte/Shoreacres Employment

Those looking to live in La Porte/Shoreacres will find that they can find employment in Downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center because of these hubs' proximity to the neighborhood.

Companies such as Wells Fargo, United Airlines, and KPMG in Downtown Houston can be viable options.

La Porte/Shoreacres Public Schools

La Porte/Shoreacres homes are zoned to the La Porte ISD. Notable schools that serve the community include Jennie Reid Elementary, La Porte Junior High, Lomax Junior High, and La Porte High School.

La Porte/Shoreacres Amenities

The community is minutes away from local parks including Fairmont Park, Sylvan Beach Park, and Little Cedar Bayou Park where plenty of hiking, running, and biking trails abound.

For golfers, there’s Bay Oaks Country Club, Chemlake Golf Club, and Bay Forest Golf Course.

Map of La Porte/Shoreacres

La Porte/Shoreacres Real Estate Trends

10. Crosby Area

Crosby Area Map

HP Team Ranking: B-

If you’re looking for a relaxed lifestyle in a rural, nature-centric neighborhood that has a tight-knit community then Crosby Area is your best bet. What’s even better is you get this kind of lifestyle while still having easy access to key employment hubs like Downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center.

Homes in Crosby Area average 2,000 square feet and feature traditional architectural styles. Prices span from $90,000 to $2.1 million.

Crosby Area Commutes Times

Crosby Area is located 30 minutes away from Downtown Houston, 40 minutes away from the Texas Medical Center, and 45 minutes away from the Galleria and the Energy Corridor.

Crosby Area Employment

The neighborhood’s proximity to Downtown Houston means that residents can find employment in one of the many companies that have set up shop in the area, such as JP Morgan, Deloitte, Bank of America, and Ernst & Young, among others.

Crosby Area Public Schools

Crosby Area schools are zoned to the Crosby ISD. Some of the schools that serve this ISD include Barrett Elementary School and Crosby High School.

Crosby Area Amenities

For nature lovers, there’s Crosby Park, Flying Bridge Park, and Newport Park & Trails which offer amenities like hike-and-bike trails, tennis courts, and basketball courts. There’s also nearby Lake Houston for watersports activities.

For dining, retail, and entertainment there are Goodwill Houston Select Stores, Making it Crafty Retail and Supply, Checkers, Hippo Burgers, Bar 7 Grill, Backyard Bar & Grill, Arlan Market Groceries, Snappy Mart, and Walmart Supercenter.

Map of Crosby Area

Crosby Area Real Estate Trends

11. Deer Park

Deer Park Map

HP Team Ranking: B-

Located beside Beltway 8, Deer Park is known for its 28 parks that host playgrounds and a variety of sports amenities and outdoor activities. This, and the fact that it boasts several of Houston’s best schools, makes it one of the best east Houston neighborhoods for families.

It’s also known for its tourist attractions, such as the Pratt Truss Bridge, the Museum Cabinets in Deer Park, and the Art Park Players.

Deer Park homes for sale range from 1,000 to over 4,000 square feet and come in different architectural styles (traditional, ranch, and contemporary/modern).

Deer Park Commutes Times

Deer Park’s location beside Beltway 8 gives it easy access to major economic hubs in Houston. It will take you just 20 minutes to go from Deer Park to Downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center, 25 minutes to go to the Galleria, and 35 minutes to the Energy Corridor.

Deer Park Employment

Employers located in or near Deer Park include Evonik, the Deer Park Independent School District, Pemex Deer Park, Siemens Energy, LBC Houston, and Afton Chemical. The neighborhood’s proximity to Downtown Houston also gives residents easy access to employers in that area, such as Well Fargo, United Airlines, and KPMG.

Deer Park Public Schools

Deer Park falls under the Deer Park ISD. Students can attend schools like Deer Park Elementary School, Deer Park Junior High School, Fairmont Junior High School, and Deepwater Junior High School.

Deer Park Amenities

For outdoor activities, residents can’t go wrong with any of Deer Park’s 28 parks. Dow Park in particular covers 40 acres and boasts amenities like a pavilion, a pool, and a splash park. There’s also the Deer Park Nature Preserve which offers a 2.6-mile hike-and-bike trail.

For golfing enthusiasts, there’s the Battleground Golf Course which boasts a challenging championship layout.

Map of Deer Park

Deer Park Real Estate Trends

12. Northeast Houston

Northeast Houston Map

HP Team Ranking: B-

Northeast Houston is a haven for nature lovers because of its lush landscape and acres of green spaces that feature parks and miles of hike-and-bike trails. Its proximity to Lake Houston means that residents can enjoy all the outdoor activities and water amenities that the lake can offer, such as fishing, boating, swimming, skiing, canoeing, and kayaking.

Another great thing about this suburb is it’s one of the cheapest neighborhoods in Houston according to data from the Houston Association of Realtors. So if you’re planning to buy or rent a house in the Houston area then Northeast Houston is one of the first places you should consider.

Homes in Northeast Houston feature lot sizes of up to more than 120,000 square feet. Most homes are done in traditional architectural styles but Mediterranean and contemporary/modern designs are also available.

Northeast Houston Commutes Times

Northeast Houston is just a 10-minute drive away from downtown and a 15-minute drive away from the Texas Medical Center. The Galleria and the Energy Corridor are not that far away either, with the drive taking 20 minutes and 25 minutes, respectively.

Northeast Houston Employment

The neighborhood’s proximity to downtown makes it easily accessible to people who are looking to work in companies in that area, such as Ernst & Young, JP Morgan, Bank of America, KPMG, Wells Fargo, Deloitte, United Airlines, and Chevron.

Northeast Houston Public Schools

Northeast Houston belongs to the Humble and New Caney ISDs. Top-ranked schools that serve the community include Atascocita Springs Elementary, Riverwood Middle School, and Kingwood High School.

Northeast Houston Amenities

Golfers will love Northeast Houston because it’s near world-class golf courses and country clubs that boast amenities like tennis courts, fitness centers, and resort-style swimming pools.

For outdoor enthusiasts, there are miles of trails that you can hike or bike, and there’s nearby Lake Houston for water activities like fishing, boating, camping, swimming, and skiing.

Map of Northeast Houston

Northeast Houston Real Estate Trends

13. Porter/New Caney East

Porter / New Caney East Map

HP Team Ranking: B-

Porter/New Caney East is a neighborhood that offers a lush suburban atmosphere and boasts plenty of parks such as Lake Houston Wilderness Park, Roman Forest Park and Splash Pad, Rustling Elms Park, and Brookshadow Park.

What’s great about it though is while it feels very suburban, it still has great access to key areas like Downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center because of its location along Interstate 69 and Grand Parkway.

Porter/New Caney East homes are mostly single-family homes on large lots.

Porter/New Caney East Commutes Times

Downtown Houston is just 20 minutes away from Porter/New Caney East, 30 minutes away from the Medical Center, 35 minutes away from the Galleria, and 40 minutes away from the Energy Corridor.

Porter/New Caney East Employment

Those looking to live in Porter/New Caney East will find that they can find employment in Downtown Houston, the Medical Center, and the Galleria because of these hubs' proximity to the neighborhood.

Companies such as AON Risk Services of Texas and Air Liquide America in the Galleria or Wells Fargo, United Airlines, and KPMG in Downtown Houston can be viable options.

Porter/New Caney East Public Schools

Porter/New Caney East homes are zoned to the New Caney ISD. The schools that belong to this ISD include Valley Ranch Elementary School, Keefer Crossing Middle School, and New Caney High School.

Porter/New Caney East Amenities

Parks such as Lake Houston Wilderness Park, Roman Forest Park and Splash Pad, Rustling Elms Park, and Brookshadow Park are minutes away from the neighborhood. Golf courses like The Club of Kingswood and Cypresswood Golf Club are also located nearby.

For shopping and retail, there are the Verizon Authorized Retailer, Dollar General, and Burkes Outlet. For dining, you can’t go wrong with Rusty Buckle BBQ Company, Fuddruckers, and Skeeters Mesquite Grill.

Map of Porter / New Caney East

Porter / New Caney East Real Estate Trends

14. Northside

Northside Map

HP Team Ranking: C+

One of Houston’s oldest neighborhoods, Northside offers the best of both worlds: it exudes a small-town atmosphere while still having easy access to key urban centers like Downtown Houston, the Galleria, the Medical Center, and the Energy Corridor. This is primarily because it’s located near major highways like Interstate 45, Interstate 10, Loop 610, and Main Street.

Another thing that Northside has got going for it is it’s one of the cheapest places to live in Houston according to data from the Houston Association of Realtors.

Homes in Northside encompass a range of lot sizes, from 2,000 square feet to 10,000 square feet. Home sizes span 1,000 to around 2,000 square feet.

Northside Commutes Times

Northside is located a stone’s throw away from Downtown Houston and the Galleria, with the commute taking only 15 minutes to go to either one of those areas. It’s also near the Medical Center and the Energy Corridor, with the commute only taking 20 minutes.

Northside Employment

Those who are working or are looking to work in companies in Downtown Houston such as Ernst & Young, Deloitte, or Bank of America will find that living in Northside provides great access to this area.

Employers in the Texas Medical Center, the Energy Corridor, and the Galleria are also highly accessible to residents.

Northside Public Schools

Northside is zoned to the Northside ISD and is home to award-winning schools like Bernal Middle, Briscoe Middle, Brandeis High School, and Brennan High School.

Northside Amenities

For outdoor activities, there are parks for residents like the American Legion Park, West 11th Street Park, Milroy Park, Donovan Park, and The Preserve.

Golfers, on the other hand, will enjoy the T. C. Jester Disc Golf Course, 5050 Acorn Golf, Victory Disc Golf Course, and Melrose Golf Course.

For shopping, there are Rainbow Shops, Quintero's Discount Store, Dollar General, Marshalls, Threadfare, Manready Mercantile, Heights Common Market, and Value Village.

Map of Northside

Northside Real Estate Trends


Methodology

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East and northeast Houston are probably some of the best places to buy a home in Texas, but there's so much information about this area out there so it's easy to get confused and make a mistake when it comes to making a decision on which suburb to buy a property in. Thankfully, you can easily reach out to the best Realtor in Houston so you can avoid making mistakes when shopping for the best suburb for you and your family.

We created this list of the best suburbs in the east and northeast of Houston by looking at population centers above 10,000, both independent cities and suburban regions, that are located within the east and northeast of Houston. Then we evaluated each location and gave it a letter grade (the HP Team Ranking) based on the following quantitative criteria:

Each of these best east and northeast Houston suburbs was graded on these items. The list was then ranked from top to bottom based on their combined score. We included the 14 with the best scores in our Top East and Northeast Houston Suburbs List.

Median home sale prices are based on single-family home sales from this year.

Median land value prices are based on both homes sold at lot value and lot sales.

5-year appreciation rates compare 2015 to 2019 and are based on median sales price per square foot.

10-year appreciation rates compare 2010 to 2019 and are based on median sales price per square foot.

Data is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. All source material from HAR MLS sold information.

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– 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 Realtor 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 Realtor 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 Realtor 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 Realtor 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 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.

The benefits of working with a team include:

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