Hobby Area Real Estate Guide

Hobby Area homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Hobby Area Real Estate Guide

Greater Hobby Area is a residential neighborhood just 10 miles southeast of Downtown Houston. The community's accessibility, top-rated schools, and affordability make it popular among homebuyers.

Greater Hobby real estate is well-known thanks to its:

Buying a Greater Hobby Area home can get tricky and challenging. Some Greater Hobby homes have several different floor plans and are close to busy roads.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Greater Hobby Area 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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Hobby Area Homes For Sale

4 Beds, 3 Baths
210 Outlook Drive
4 Beds, 3 Baths
10718 Fairview Landing Drive
3 Beds, 2 Baths
8116 Barkley Street
6 Beds, 4 Baths
2405 Minnesota Street
4 Beds, 2 Baths
7231 Rustic Birch Drive
3 Beds, 2 Baths
5522 Primrose Street

Hobby Area Homes For Rent

4 Beds, 2 Baths
8314 Catalina Lane
2 Beds, 1 Bath
7540 Ashburn Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
7232 Gillen Street
4 Beds, 2 Baths
2007 Evening Breeze Lane
3 Beds, 2 Baths
5915 Santa Cecilia Lane
4 Beds, 3 Baths
8511 Wynlea Street

Table of Contents

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

Hobby Area Home Sale Trends

Hobby Area Real Estate Trends

Located around 8 miles southeast of Downtown, Hobby Area is just south of East End Revitalized. It is home to the 1,304-acre William P. Hobby Airport.

The Hobby Area is popular due to its:

Hobby Area is a few minutes away from parks including the Sims Bayou Greenway, which offers hike-and-bike trails, landscaping, and seating plazas. The community is also home to the 18-hole Glenbrook Park Golf Course.

Hobby Area Best Realtor Insights

Greater Hobby Area is a "Super Neighborhood" with affordable housing options.

Hobby Area Maps, Location & Zip Code

Hobby Area Map

Commute Time Hobby Area
Downtown (min) 15
Med Ctr (min) 20
Energy Corridor (min) 30
Galleria (min) 25

Map of Hobby Area

Highlights Hobby Area
Amenities The Hobby Area is close to parks and trails for recreational activities.

About 4 miles is the highly-rated F.M. Law Park featuring trails and a golf course.
Golf Courses - F.M. Law Park
- The First Tee Of Greater Houston
Run / Bike Trails - Southbelt Hike & Bike Trail
- Freeway Manor Park
- Sims Bayou Reveille Street Gateway
- Robert C. Stuart Park
- El Franco Lee Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail:

- Braes Link Shopping Center
- Bellaire Boulevard Center
- Stella Link Shopping Center
- Southway Shopping Center
- Southway Freeway Retail Center


- Tapester's Grill
- Watershed Restaurant and Pub
- Los Cocos Restaurant
- Prima Pasta Italian Restaurant
- Gyro Hut


- Club Safari Houston
- Club Tequila
- El Bravo Night Club
- Carillo Nite Club
- The Original Red Rooster


- Kroger
- Pleasant Food Mart
- Randalls
- Haviland Grocery
- Sunny's Grocery
Major Employers - Big E Drilling Co
- DiPuma Printing Company & Promotional Products
- Texas Leaguer Company
- Big Z Lumber
- Rogers Machinery Company, Inc.

Hobby Area Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Brookline Elem 8
Cornelius Elem 8
Deanda Elem 8

Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Miller Intermediate 7

Greater Hobby Area is home to some of the area's premier schools. It is zoned to the Houston Independent School District (HISD), Alief Independent School District (AISD), and Pasadena Independent School District (PISD).

The HISD, AISD, and PISD feature several National Blue Ribbon and multi-award-winning schools. Hobby Area, in particular, has some of the best schools in the district zoned to its subdivisions.

The city is home to Brookline Elem, Deanda Elem, and Sanchez Elem, three highly-rated schools, according to HAR.com.

Students can attend the following public schools:

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

To find an updated listing of all Hobby Area 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 areas of Hobby Area, 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.

Hobby Area Real Estate Market

Hobby Area Single-Family Home Trends

Typical single-family homes in the Hobby Area feature a traditional architectural style. They include 3-bedroom and 2-bathroom plans. Some houses were built in the 1930s.

Building sizes can include up to more than 5,000 square feet. Lot sizes range from 4,500 to 7 acres.

Prices for Hobby Area Single-Family homes start at around $130,000.

Hobby Area Townhome Sale Trends

Hobby Area townhomes have up to 3-bedroom layouts with living areas ranging from 600 to 1,500 square feet. Most townhomes in the area were built between 1970 and 1990. They feature a traditional architectural style.

Prices for Hobby Area Townhomes range from $50,000 to more than $150,000, depending on the size, location, and age.

Hobby Area Condo Sale Trends

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

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 experts in Fannin Station 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.

Hobby Area TX History

The Hobby Area, also known as Greater Hobby Area, was named after William P. Hobby. Its development started as early as the 1930s. The area surrounds William P. Hobby Airport – Houston’s oldest commercial airport.

Some of the original homes still stand, with most renovated and upgraded.

Fun Things To Do Near Hobby Area

Residents in Hobby Area enjoy a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The Hobby Area is close to parks and trails for recreational activities.

Here are some of Hobby Area’s must-visit places:

Golf Courses
Run/Bike/Hike Trails

Best Hobby Area 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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