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La Porte TX Real Estate & Neighborhood Guide

Located along the Galveston Bay, La Porte features waterfront homes near golf courses, the port area, and several beach parks.

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La Porte is the fourth-largest incorporated city in Harris County.

Located along the scenic Galveston Bay, the neighborhood is near some of Houston’s best suburbs and is also about a 30-minute drive from the best neighborhoods in the Inner Loop area.

  • SCENIC WATERFRONT LOCATION: The city enjoys a waterfront location along the Galveston Bay affording residents beautiful sunset and sunrise views. Many homes in La Porte are just a stone throw’s away from the bay.
  • EXCELLENT GOLF COURSES: The city is home to the 18-hole championship golf course of Bay Forest. Bay Oaks Country Club, one of Houston’s Best Golf Course Communities, is just 13 miles from La Porte .
  • EXCITING ACTIVITIES: La Porte is minutes from local parks including Fairmont Park, Sylvan Beach Park, and Little Cedar Bayou Park. The Armand Bayou Nature Center, the largest urban wilderness in the United States, is less than 10 miles from the city.
  • ACCESSIBILITY: La Porte homes have easy access to the main roads of Texas Highway 146 and Pasadena Freeway, making for a comfortable drive in and around the area. It is only 30 minutes from Downtown Houston, Texas Medical Center, and Museum District.
  • DIVERSE HOME CHOICES: The city is home to many quality single-family homes on large lots. There are several subdivisions and home builders in La Porte that offer a variety of options, from bungalows and small frame houses from the 1940s to gorgeous estates and mansions.

La Porte is still growing and with new construction homes on the way plus the unique council-manager form of government applied to the city, the area’s real estate market is a bit tricky to navigate. Contacting a top realtor with knowledge about La Porte’s real estate can benefit home buyers.

For more information on available La Porte homes for sale and how they compare to nearby neighborhoods call Paige Martin at 713-384-5177 or email [email protected]
Paige Martin’s Recent Awards:
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Guide To La Porte TX Neighborhood

La Porte TX is an independent city outside the Beltway, and the fourth largest unincorporated city in Harris County.

Nestled in the area east of Downtown Houston, La Porte is just 10 miles from Beltway 8. Several main thoroughfares go through the city, including Texas Highway 148 and Pasadena Freeway.

Founded in 1892, La Porte features a hybrid council-manager form of government.

La Porte homes are minutes away from parks, golf courses, and other outdoor entertainment and recreational areas. Bay Forest Golf Course, Bay Oaks Country Club, and Sylvan Beach Park are among the city’s must-visit places.

The city is adjacent to three major economic hubs of the Bay Area and Greater Houston: Battleground Industrial District, Bayport Industrial District, and Barbours Cut shipping terminal.

La Porte is zoned to the La Porte Independent School District. Primary and secondary schools that served the city include Jennie Reid Elementary, Lomax Elementary, La Porte Elementary, La Porte Junior High, Lomax Junior High, and La Porte High School.

Architectural styles vary in the city, though older homes feature the 1940s small frame style. Custom-built homes in traditional and contemporary styles are also available in the area, mostly within the newer communities.

Home sizes can range from 1,000 square feet to more than 1 acre. Two- to four-bedroom floor plans are common but there are larger homes with five bedrooms. Homes in the area typically sit on large lots, which can be as much as 3 acres.

Prices for La Porte homes for sale can start at around $47,000 and can go up to more than $300,000.

 

“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.”

La Porte TX Schools

La Marque homes are zoned to the La Porte Independent School District, rated by the Texas Education Agency as “Academically Acceptable.”

Schools zoned to La Porte include Bayshore Elementary School and Baker 6th Grade Campus both rated 9/10 by GreatSchools.org, and Lomax Junior High School rated 7/10 by GreatSchools.

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

Paige Martin: Top La Porte TX Realtor

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.

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 La Porte, earning praises like “Paige Martin is the best La Porte 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, head of the Houston Properties Team & Broker Associate at [email protected] or 713-384-5177.

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