Friendswood Real Estate Guide

Friendswood homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Friendswood Real Estate Guide

Friendswood is an independent city located about 22 miles southeast of Downtown Houston. The city is nestled in the area south of the Beltway and west of Interstate 45 (Gulf Freeway). To its east is Texas Highway 35 (S Main Street). Friendswood covers a 20.9-square-mile area and is adjacent to Pearland.

Friendswood real estate is well-known thanks to its:

Navigating the real estate in Friendswood might be challenging and tricky due to its central location and size. Homeowners voted to incorporate the town in 1960. Friendswood currently has a council-manager form of government. New developments are also evident in the area.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Friendswood Area, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston's best realtors and one of the top-ranked Realtors in the United States.

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Friendswood Homes For Sale

$299,900
3 Beds, 2 Baths
301 Christina Lane
$759,988
5 Beds, 4 Baths
1662 Sherwood Glen Drive
$820,942
4 Beds, 3 Baths
1516 River Pointe Drive
$979,999
4 Beds, 4 Baths
1818 Sterling Creek Drive
$739,988
4 Beds, 3 Baths
1762 Lake Crest Lane
$390,000
4 Beds, 2 Baths
912 Marys Court

Friendswood Homes For Rent

$2,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4747 Backenberry Drive
$1,795
3 Beds, 1 Bath
210 Brigadoon Lane
$2,100
3 Beds, 2 Baths
15838 Heritage Falls Drive
$2,600
4 Beds, 2 Baths
2714 Safe Harbour Circle
$2,350
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4714 Widerop Lane
$2,100
4 Beds, 2 Baths
15802 Pilgrim Hall Drive

Table of Contents

  1. Friendswood Home Sale Trends
  2. Friendswood Best Realtor Insights
  3. Friendswood Maps, Location & Zip Code
  4. Friendswood Schools
  5. Friendswood Real Estate Market

Friendswood Home Sale Trends

Friendswood Real Estate Trends

Friendswood is a top-ranked suburb 22 miles southeast of Downtown Houston and adjacent Pearland. The community is strategically located near major highways and arteries such as Beltway 8, Gulf Freeway, and Texas Highway 35.

Friendswood is highly appreciated for its:

Friendswood is teeming with city parks, including sports fields and trails for hiking, jogging, biking, and fishing. Residents have a lot of options for dining, retail, and entertainment.


Friendswood Best Realtor Insights

Friendswood is an independent city located 22 miles southeast of Downtown Houston.


Friendswood Maps, Location & Zip Code

Friendswood Map

Commute Time Friendswood
Downtown (min) 30
Med Ctr (min) 30
Energy Corridor (min) 45
Galleria (min) 35

Map of Friendswood

Highlights Friendswood
Amenities Friendswood is touted several times by CNN as one of the 100 Best Places to Live. With its proximity to retail, dining, entertainment, and employment options, it is a popular residential preference.

Aside from the many establishments in the area, Friendswood offers a good variety of housing options and highly-rated schools.
Golf Courses - Timber Creek Golf Club
- Magnolia Creek Golf Club
- Championship Golf Center
- Golfcrest Country Club
Run / Bike Trails - 1776 Park
- Frankie Carter Randolph Park
- Friendswood Fairy Trail
- Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside
- Dixie Farm Road Park
- Lake Friendswood Park
- Heritage Park
- Centennial Park
- Rustic Oaks Park
- Oxnard Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail:

- Marshall's & HomeGoods
- Baybrook Mall
- Nordstrom Rack
- Estheri's Beauty Supply
- Style Junkie
- Ross Dress for Less
- Pearland Corners
- Pearland Plaza
- Clear Lake Center
- Baybrook Square

Dining:

- Bayou Grill
- Bistro 313
- The Rouxpour
- JLB Eatery
- Good Vibes
- Pop Top Burgers
- Jado'z Grill House
- La Casita Mexican Restaurant
- Jack in the Box
- Barcenas Mexican Restaurant

Nightlife/Entertainment:

- CHEERS Pub
- Timeout
- The Regal Beagle
- Union Tavern
- Scotty's Pub
- Bar 35
- Friends Pub
- Bub's Sports Bar
- Preamble Craft Cocktail Lounge
- The Davenport Lounge Clear Lake

Groceries:

- H-E-B
- Friendswood Grocery
- Kroger
- German Store Pearland TX
- Target Grocery
- Marys Food Mart
- ALDI
- Walmart Supercenter
- Lapetite Market
- Food Town
Major Employers - Chevron
- JP Morgan
- Deloitte
- Bank of America
- Ernst & Young
- Wells Fargo
- United Airlines
- KPMG
- NASA Johnson Space Center

Friendswood Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Landolt Elem 8


Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Friendswood Jr High 8
Westbrook Intermediate 8


Top High Schools Great Schools Ranking
Clear Springs High 7
Friendswood High 7

Friendswood is zoned to Friendswood (FISD) and Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD).

The neighborhood is zoned to schools that are highly rated on GreatSchools.org. Some schools include C W Cline Elementary, Westbrooke Intermediate, and Friendswood High.

Students in the area may attend the following public schools:


Elementary Schools



Middle Schools



High Schools


To find an updated listing of all Friendswood real estate zoned to any specific public school, please email Paige Martin at [email protected] with the property preference and budget that you're working with.

Note: For more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different Friendswood areas, please refer to our Houston Schools Guide OR email me.

Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year. The information provided above is accurate but not guaranteed. Please double-check by visiting the school's website.


Friendswood Real Estate Market

Friendswood Single-Family Home Sale Trends


Friendswood generally comprises single-family homes, most of which are vintage ranch-style homes.

Many homes in the area offer 3- to 4- bedroom floor plans in different architectural styles.

With the area's wide variety of homes, Friendswood homes come in a broad scale of price points.

Prices for Friendswood homes start at around $100,000, with larger properties selling at about $1,300,000.


Friendswood Townhome Sales Trends


Townhomes are typically smaller, which makes them easier to maintain and more affordable. Single-family houses make up the majority of the homes for sale in Friendswood.

Structures of townhomes vary from single-family homes. While single-family properties are detached, townhomes are adjacent to one another.

Townhomes in the area are in the $145,000 to $345,000 range. Prices depend on the number of bedrooms, location, style, and lot size.


Friendswood Condo Sale Trends


There are no mid- or high-rise Friendswood condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.

Several condo buildings are within or about 35 minutes from the neighborhood, including:

Inner Loop:

Downtown Houston:

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the nearby Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos. To see other condos within Downtown Houston, see Downtown Condos. To see condos within Museum District, see Museum District Condos.

The Houston Properties Team are expert in Friendswood Park real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston condos or learn more about buildings that could be a fit for you.


Friendswood TX History


Friendswood was once a land of Fig orchards, Satsuma orange orchards, and rice fields until Quakers Frank Jacob Brown and Thomas Hadley Lewis caught sight of the 1,538 acres of prairie area.

Believing it was the "Promised Land" for their colony, they purchased the deed of trust from the owner, Galveston banker J.C. League. On July 15, 1895, the colony's name, Friendswood, was recorded at a courthouse in Galveston.

The colony's name spread among the Quakers, and soon, many families joined them. By 1920, the population rose, thanks to Houston developers luring farmers into the land.

The war reduced the growth in the 1940s, but properties along the creeks started the trend. Steady growth continued through the 1970s and 1980s.

Today, Friendswood is home to a diverse mix of architectural-styled properties, many of which are vintage ranch-style homes.

The city also features fine businesses such as restaurants, bars, and retail centers. Friendswood is also home to parks, highly-rated schools, outdoor activity centers, and 266 acres of green space and nature trails.


Fun Things To Do Near Friendswood


Minutes away from Friendswood homes are restaurants, bars, sports venues, retail centers, and other entertainment options.

Friendswood also maintains 10- city parks, historical sites, and a veterans memorial.

Here are some of Friendswood's must-visit places:

Retail
Dining
Entertainment
Parks
Recreational Places

Best Friendswood Realtor – Paige Martin


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


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