Houston-North Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Texas
When Bush Intercontinental Airport opened in the late 1960s, the North Houston Region experienced extensive residential and commercial development. With it, the airport brought light industrial, office, retail and lodging businesses, which proved to be a powerful catalyst for growth. New jobs brought families attracted to a booming job market and the forested beauty of the North Houston terrain. Today, more than 1.2 million people live in numerous master-planned communities and forested custom home subdivisions scattered throughout 700 square miles replete with forests, lakes, parks and rivers. Residents enjoy close proximity to all the cultural and recreational amenities available in Houston; however, North Houston supports many high-quality musical, drama and entertainment events, as well as plays, concerts and art exhibitions. Thoroughbred racing at Sam Houston Race Park is a popular North Houston venue. The outstanding quality of life here is further enhanced by large, spacious parks and excellent education programs, which are offered through a number of independent school districts and serve more than 435,426 students in the North Houston Region. The North Harris Montgomery Community College district is comprised of four comprehensive colleges and the University of Houston offers the North Houston Institute. The real estate market offers something for everyone.
Price Range of Houston-North Houses- Homes for Sale
A multitude of affordable housing is available in North Houston including new custom homes, townhouses and homes on the resale market. New home construction in several master-planned communities and subdivisions offer large, custom homes on forested lots from $200,000 to more than $1 million. Developments in the area include Windrose, Gleannlock Farms, Black Horse Ranch, Northgate Forest, Village Creek, Champion Forest, Coles Crossing and Fairfield. In addition to these active subdivisions, the “1960 Area,” composed of Champions, Wimbledon, Memorial Northwest, Spring Creak Oaks and Longwood is one of the most populous suburban areas in North Houston. Affordable and medium-priced new homes range from $100,000 to $500,000. Nearly 10,000 resale homes from two to 15 years old are available throughout North Houston and priced to sell from $100,000 to more than $300,000. Condominiums and townhouses are also available starting as low as $50,000.
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