Northside Real Estate Guide

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Northside Real Estate Guide

Northside Village / Near Northside is one of Houston’s oldest neighborhoods. The community is made up of several smaller communities. It is a promising neighborhood steeped in history.

Northside is popular thanks to its:

Near Northside real estate can be challenging to navigate due to some factors, including proximity to main roads and freeways (which can affect resale values). Some homes are also close to train tracks, which can also raise issues. New construction in the area can pose quality issues. Development is still quite uneven, so while homes in some areas/communities can sell for a premium, others will sell at a discount.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Northside 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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Northside Homes For Sale

3 Beds, 2 Baths
5204 Firnat Street
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3 Beds, 3 Baths
418 Eleanor Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
1912 Gentry Street
3 Beds, 3 Baths
4802 Elysian Street #A
3 Beds, 2 Baths
1017 Joyce Street

Northside Homes For Rent

3 Beds, 2 Baths
5204 Firnat Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
2412 Gano Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4915 Fisk Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
1506 Ryon Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
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4 Beds, 1 Bath
7223 Valmont Drive

Table of Contents

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

Northside Home Sale Trends

Northside Real Estate Trends

Located directly north of downtown Houston, Northside is known for its established neighborhoods and great location.

The neighborhood is an appealing option for those looking for:

Northside homes include single-family, townhomes, and multi-family units. Homes in the area typically sit on lots ranging from 1,000 sq. ft. to over 4 acres.

Northside Best Realtor Insights

One of the oldest neighborhoods in Houston, Northside Village is rich in history. Victorian homes, as well as bungalows, still line the neighborhood's streets.

Northside Maps, Location & Zip Code

Northside Map

Commute Time Northside
Downtown (min) 15
Med Ctr (min) 20
Energy Corridor (min) 20
Galleria (min) 15

Map of Northside

Highlights Northside
Amenities Northside is a few blocks from the heart of Downtown and major freeways. Giving easy access to dining options, and cultural or recreational centers.

There is a master plan to redevelop the land at Hardy Yards, which is located in the south near Northside. The concept involves establishing nearby parks, eateries, shops, and commercial hubs in the area.
Golf Courses - T. C. Jester Disc Golf Course
- 5050 Acorn Golf
- Victory Disc Golf Course
- Melrose Golf Course
Run / Bike Trails - American Legion Park
- West 11th Street Park
- Milroy Park
- Donovan Park
- The Preserve
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail

- Rainbow Shops
- Quintero's Discount Store
- Dollar General
- Dollar Tree
- Marshalls
- Threadfare
- Manready Mercantile
- Heights Common Market
- Value Village


- Marchese's Kitchen
- Simos Diner
- Esther's Cajun Cafe & Soul Food
- J Dykes Food Court
- Tamashi
- Berryhill
- d'Alba
- Miller's Cafe
- Mi Sombrero
- Gabby's BBQ
- The Union Kitchen
- Jellyfish


- Lucky Land
- Wonderwild
- Johnny's Gold Brick
- Bungalow Heights
- McIntyre's
- Big Star Bar
- The Heights Theater
- 14 Pews
Major Employers - Texas Medical Center
- Energy Corridor
- Walmart Supercenter
- McDonald’s Corp
- H-E-B
- Kroger

Northside Schools

Northside is home to some of the best schools in the area. It is zoned to the Northside Independent School District.

The Northside ISD features several National Blue Ribbon and multi-award-winning schools. Northside, in particular, has some of the best schools in the district zoned to its subdivisions.

The city is home to Bernal Middle, Briscoe Middle, Connally Middle, Folks Middle, Garcia Middle, Hobby Middle, Homebound, Jefferson Middle, Jones Middle, and Jordan Middle School.

Furthermore, the city is a hearth to Brandeis High School, Brennan High School, Chavez Excel Academy, Clark High School, Galm Road Area High School, Harlan High School, Health Careers High School, Holmes High School, Homebound, and Jay High School.

Top Elementary Schools

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

Northside Real Estate Market

Northside Village Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Northside Village real estate is a mix of old and new. The neighborhood’s older homes date back to the 1900s to the 1940s.

Some have been torn down in favor of new construction homes, and others have been updated.

Near Northside homes typically have 3-bedroom, 2-bath floor plans. Architectural styles and designs vary, though traditional homes are quite common.

Newer homes in the neighborhood can feature more modern designs.

Home sizes vary, ranging from 1,000 to around 2,000 square feet. Unlike the more affluent Lindale Park subdivision, Near Northside homes can feature smaller lots – between 2,000 to 10,000 square feet.

Northside Village Townhomes Sale Trends

Townhomes have become fairly common in Near Northside. Most are new construction, with 3/3 floor plans.

Northside Village townhomes can feature 2 to 4 stories, with 1,500 to 2,500 square feet of living space. Lot sizes are also smaller, around 1,000 to 2,500 square feet.

Northside Village Condo Sale Trends

There are no mid- or high-rise residential condo buildings in Near Northside. There are, however, plenty of lofts and condo buildings in the downtown area (some of which are [

Downtown Houston Lofts

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

Northside Village Houston History

Near Northside is one of Houston’s oldest neighborhoods. Its first plat was named after one of the Allen Brothers, the founders of Houston.

Development in the area started in earnest around the 1880s when the Southern Pacific Railroad Company opened the Hardy Rail Yards just south of the neighborhood.

Railway employees settled in the neighborhood, most of whom were European immigrants.

Like other nearby neighborhoods, Northside Village saw a decline post-WWII.

Recent years have seen some redevelopment in the area. Much older Near Northside homes have been torn down in favor of new patio homes and townhomes.

Fun Things To Do Near Northside Village

Near Northside, residents have plenty of entertainment and dining options nearby. Main attractions in the area include Moody Park and the Moody Community Center.

In 1923, the city bought several lots from the Cetti family estate to build Moody Park.

Today, the park features several amenities, including lighted tennis courts, a sports field, a swimming pool, a hike-and-bike trail, and a playground.

It is also known for being home to Luis A. Jimenez’s “the Vaquero,” a fiberglass masterpiece.

Rebuilt in 1986, the Moody Community Center was designed by W. Jackson Wisdom, a well-known architect. Further additions and renovations were made later on.

Amenities include a gym, a weight room, and an arts and crafts area. Office space and a multi-purpose room are also available in the center.

There are plenty of dining, retail, and entertainment options within the Near Northside area, though more are available in nearby districts like downtown, the Heights, and Rice Military.


Map of Northside

Best Northside Village Realtor – Paige Martin

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