Oak Forest East Real Estate Guide

Oak Forest East homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Oak Forest East Real Estate Guide

Oak Forest is located north of Loop 610 and east of US Highway 290. Oak Forest is close to major thoroughfares such as TC Jester Blvd, N Shepherd Dr, Katy Fwy, and North Fwy. Oak Forest is one of Harris County's largest subdivision groups, trailing Sharpstown and Kingwood. Oak Forest has remained popular over the years due to various factors such as the great location, large lots, and notable schools.

Oaks Forest real estate is famous thanks to its:

Oaks Forest has its own homeowners association. Deed restrictions have helped keep the neighborhood's suburban feel. The community is close to various school zoning maps, railroads, and major thoroughfares. There is also a variety of builders responsible for contemporary homes. Due to its deed restrictions and popularity, Oak Forest real estate might be challenging to navigate.

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

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Oak Forest East Homes For Rent

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Table of Contents

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

Oak Forest East Home Sale Trends

Oak Forest East Real Estate Trends

Located about 10 miles from downtown Houston, Oak Forest East is one of Houston’s best neighborhoods in land value appreciation.

Oak Forest East is known for its:

One of Houston’s older neighborhoods, Oak Forest features a mix of older ranch-style homes from the 1950s and 1960s and newer custom-built homes. The neighborhood also has an HOA that enforces deed restrictions.

Oak Forest East Best Realtor Insights

Made up of 18 smaller communities called sections, Oak Forest is one of the largest groups of subdivisions in Harris County. The community is just behind Sharpstown and Kingwood in terms of size.

Oaks Forest Tree-lined Neighborhood

Oak Forest East Maps, Location & Zip Code

Oak Forest East Map

Commute Time Oak Forest East
Downtown (min) 15
Med Ctr (min) 25
Energy Corridor (min) 20
Galleria (min) 15
Exxon Campus (min) 25

Map of Oak Forest East

Highlights Oak Forest East
Amenities Oak Forest is well-known for its central location and sprawling lots. The community feature many great green spaces around its area. Oaks Forest homes are also close to nearby parks, trails, and several excellent amenities, including:

- TC Jester Park
- Oak Forest Park
- Wortham Island Reserve
- American Legion Park
- Shepherd Park

- Pengu Swim School - Houston Central

- Candlelight Parker and Community Center
- Oak Dad's Club Field #4 (baseball field)
- Body Rock Pilates - Oaks Forest (pilates fusion studio)
- Citizen Pilates (pilates studio)
Golf Courses The Oak Forest houses its very own golf course in the neighborhood. TC Jester Disc Golf Course is located west of the center of the community.
Run / Bike Trails Oak Forest residents also enjoy many hiking and biking trails around the community. Most of them are located within the Oaks Forest borders, such as:

- White Oak Bayou Greenway Trail
- TC Jester Dog Park
- American Legion Park
- Watonga Parkway
Nearby Retail / Dining Located in Central Houston, Oak Forest offers proximity to several great retail, dining spaces, and entertainments, which include:

- Oak Forest Shopping Center (mall)
- Rainbow Shops
- Ross Dress for Less
- Threadfare
- Dollar Tree
- Ella Plaza (mall)

- MytiBurger
- Berryhill
- Gatlin's BBQ
- Millie's
- Eastern Chinese Restaurant
- Don Teo's

- Plonk! Beer and Wine Restau
- Old Tom
- Grease Monkey Cantina
- Wakefield Crowbar
- Catty Corner Ice House
Major Employers - Shell Oil
- ExxonMobil
- Chevron
- White Oak Engineers and Planners
- AECO Interiors
- Only 14 mins drive away is Downtown Houston and Galleria, where there are many employment hubs and centers

Oak Forest East Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Oak Forest Elem 9

Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Black Middle 7

Oak Forest homes are zoned to Houston Independent School District (HISD).

The HISD features several National Blue Ribbon and multi-award-winning schools. More campuses are planned to open to relieve its existing schools. Oak Forest, in particular, has some of the best schools in the district zoned to its subdivisions.

Students in the area can attend the following public schools:

*Note: For more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different Oak Forest areas. Please refer to our Houston Schools Guide OR email me.

Elementary Schools

Public Elementary Schools zoned to Oak Forest include:

Middle Schools

Public Middle Schools zoned to Oak Forest include:

High Schools

Public High Schools zoned to Oak Forest include:

Oak Forest Houston Private Schools

The following are some of the more notable private schools near Oak Forest.

To find an updated listing of all Oak Forest 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.

Oak Forest East Real Estate Market

Oak Forest East Single-Family Home Sale Trends

The Oak Forest East is a major residential community mainly consisting of single-family homes.

Its updated and renovated designs include ranch, traditional, and contemporary/modern. It features options of 1 to 4-story houses with 2-4 beds and 1-4 baths floor plan.

Homes in the area generally have large lots up to 10,000 square feet, with home sizes from 1,000 to 3,000 square feet.

The homes in Oak Forest East are priced between $475,000 to $1,299,000, depending on the property size.

Oak Forest East Townhome Sales Trends

Currently, there are no townhomes in Oak Forest East. But there are plenty of townhome options available in nearby communities.

The Houston Properties Team are expert in the Oak Forest East real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston townhomes or learn more about properties that could be a fit for you.

Oak Forest East Condo Sale Trends

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

Several condo buildings are located in the Greater Heights, including:

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 the Oak Forest East 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.

Oak Forest East TX History

Oak Forest East's history dates back to 1947 when Frank Sharp established the area under Oak Forest Realty Corporation.

Frank designed the neighborhood with allocated areas for parks, schools, and establishments. War veterans bought Oak Forest ranch-style homes with large lot areas priced around $8,000 to $10,000.

The neighborhood got annexed in 1949. It is then considered Harris County's third largest group of subdivisions.

Today, Oak Forest has over 23,000 residents and 5,500 homes. Some original homes got upgraded or replaced with newly constructed and newly-designed properties.

Fun Things To Do Near The Oak Forest East

Oak Forest East provides a variety of leisure and relaxation options. Its central location surrounds the neighborhood with many parks, trails, and recreational centers.

The area also provides residents access to golf clubs, restaurants, pubs, and stores.

Here are some of Oak Forest East’s must-visit places:

Golf Courses

Best Oak Forest East 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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