MEMORIAL REAL ESTATE GUIDE

2022 Memorial homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Memorial is a community comprised of independent cities and large to small gated neighborhoods, located south of Interstate 10 (Katy Freeway) and west of Loop 610. The neighborhood offers great accessibility, notable schools, and many housing options.

Memorial is well-known for its:

The Memorial community houses 20 of the Most Expensive Houston Communities such as the Frostwood, Memorial Forest, and the Memorial Villages among others. Its real estate can be challenging to navigate due to its size, popularity, and accessibility to major thoroughfares.

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Table of Contents

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

Memorial Home Sale Trends

Memorial Real Estate Trends

Situated south of Katy Freeway, Memorial is a vast community made up of independent cities, a number of large neighborhoods, and small gated neighborhoods. The community features accessibility, great home options, and notable schools.

Memorial is famous for its:

The Memorial is home to 20 Most Expensive Communities in Houston such as the Frostwood, Memorial Villages, and Memorial Forest.


Memorial Best Realtor Insights

The vast Memorial Houston area is made up of several neighborhoods, independent cities, and smaller gated communities.

Memorial Amenities


Memorial Maps, Location & Zip Code

Memorial Map

Commute Time Memorial
Downtown (min) 20
Med Ctr (min) 20
Energy Corridor (min) 10
Galleria (min) 10

Map of Memorial

Highlights Memorial
Amenities The neighborhood has a number of amenities and is close to Nottingham Park and Hedwig Park.

Community/outdoor pools are also located in the area including:
- Wilchester Swimming Club
- Thornwood Sharks Swim Team and Pool
- Thornwood Turkey Creek Pool
Golf Courses The community is also home to Nottingham Park Disc Golf Course and is also a short drive away to:
- Lakeside Country Club
- Houston Country Club
Run / Bike Trails Several run/bike/hike trails are found and scattered in the Memorial neighborhood that residents might enjoy such as the:
- Terry Hershey Park
- Terry Hershey Hike Trail
- Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail - The Anthills
- Terry Hershey Trail Parking Lot - Robin Trail
- Trail Endd - Bridge Out
- Terry Hershey Hike & Bike Trail
- Nottingham Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Memorial residents have easy access and close proximity to nearby retail and shopping, dining establishments, and entertainment in the area, including:

RETAIL
- White House Black Market
- Retail Inventory Services Inc

DINING
- Salata
- Hungry's
- Hibachi Grill & Buffet
- Bellagreen
- Taste of Texas
- Island Grill - Bunker Hill Rd. - Houston
- Fadi's
- Federal American Grill
- Saltgrass Steak House
- Twin Peak's I-10 & Kirkwood
- Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

GROCERY
- Randalls
- Kroger
- Target
- Richard's Grocery Store
- Macy's
- Memorial City Mall (mall)
- City Centre (mall)
- Town & Country Village (mall)

ENTERTAINMENT/NIGHT LIFE
- Bowlero Houston
- Watson's House of Ales
- Nikki's Irish Pub
Major Employers - Chevron
- ExxonMobil
- Home Depot
- Shell Oil
- Houston Dow Center
- Less than 30 minutes away from Texas Children's Hospital

Memorial Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Frostwood Elem 10
Memorial Drive Elem 9
Memorial Elem 8
Rummel Creek Elem 10
Valley Oaks Elem 8
Wilchester Elem 10


Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Grady Middle 7
Memorial Middle 9

The majority of Memorial Houston students are zoned to the highly-acclaimed Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD) while the rest attend Houston Independent School District (HISD) schools.

Many of Houston’s notable private schools are also within Memorial.

*Note: Due to the number of schools serving Memorial homes, we opted to list them and highlight those that have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. For a full list of schools in the area, please check our Best Houston Schools guide.


Elementary Schools



Middle Schools



High Schools



Memorial Houston Private Schools


Other notable private schools in the area include:

To find an updated listing of all Memorial real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*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.


Memorial Real Estate Market

Memorial Single-Family Home Sale Trends


Memorial Single Family Homes

Memorial is still mostly made up of single-family homes on mid-to large-size lots. Thanks to a large number of neighborhoods and subdivisions in the area, there are a lot of home styles, sizes, and floor plans from which to choose.

Some of the area’s original ranch-style and traditional homes generally offer smaller living spaces compared to new construction 2-story Memorial homes. Home sizes vary, ranging from 1,400 to more than 6,000 square feet.

As mentioned, Memorial homes for sale typically offer spacious lots, with sizes ranging from 3,000 to more than 20,000 square feet.


Memorial Townhomes Sale Trends


Memorial Townhouses

Thanks to new residential and commercial development in the area, a number of Memorial townhomes are available for sale.

Some of the area’s townhomes date back to the early 70s and 80s. These properties are typically smaller, with lot sizes ranging from 1,000 to more than 2,500 square feet. Two- to three-bedroom floor plans for two- to three-story townhomes are common.

Living spaces can be between 1,000 to 2,500 square feet.

Memorial Houston townhomes for sale are generally priced between $100,000 to over $1 million. Luxury townhomes in the area are bigger and newer and therefore tend to sell for higher prices.

Some townhome communities in Memorial Houston include:


Memorial Condo Sale Trends


Despite the number of developments in the area, there aren’t a lot of Memorial Houston condos for sale. There are, however, several condo units available in surrounding areas, notably in the Galleria/Uptown area.

Condos in Memorial Houston include:

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos.


Memorial TX History


During the 1930s, the area now known as the Memorial used to be largely wooded and made up of stables and timber mills. There were some homes in the area, mostly ranch-style homes on sprawling lots.

Houston started expanding beyond the Loop during a housing boom in the 1950s and 1960s. Thanks to the completion of the I-10, developers looked to the west, building upper-middle-class subdivisions along the Buffalo Bayou.

Residential and commercial development in the Memorial continued over the next four decades. Development in the area is, however, uneven. The Memorial area is home to deed-restricted neighborhoods, gated communities, and independent cities with townhomes, single-family homes, condos, and luxury estates.

Today, Memorial offers a wide array of homes in different architectural styles. Some of the area’s original ranch-style and traditional homes still stand, though most have been replaced with new construction homes.


Fun Things To Do In Memorial


Thanks to the Memorial’s vast area, residents have plenty of outdoor recreation, retail, dining, and entertainment options.

Memorial neighborhoods west of Beltway 8 are minutes away from George Bush Park, Bear Creek Pioneers Park, and Terry Hershey Park. Neighborhoods near the Loop have easy access to Memorial Park.

Memorial Park is one of the most popular places to run in the city. It houses tennis courts, volleyball courts, skating rinks, a fitness center, a swimming pool, bike trails, and playing fields.

Memorial Park Golf Course, one of the country’s top municipal golf courses, is located within Memorial Park. Two members-only country clubs, Lakeside Country Club and Houston Country Club and near Memorial area neighborhoods.

Town & Country Village, the CityCentre Plaza, and Memorial City Mall offer plenty of dining, retail, and entertainment options.

Memorial City Centre

The Galleria/Uptown area, Houston’s major retail district, is a short drive away from Memorial Houston homes.

Neighborhoods near main thoroughfares such as Sam Houston Parkway, Katy Freeway, Memorial Drive, and West Loop Freeway have better access to the many commercial establishments within Memorial.

Dining

-Bistro Alex

Parks

Nightlife

Shopping

Cafes


Memorial Houston Realtor – Paige Martin


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