West Houston Real Estate

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Why are West Houston homes selling? This area, also known as the Energy Corridor of Houston features established, well-maintained neighborhoods such as Wilchester, Gaywood, Thornwood, Country Village, and Nottingham. Properties in these neighborhoods are characterized by larger lots, and many of the houses have been completely updated to modern-day standards.

At Home in West Houston

West Houston home prices range from the upper 100’s upward to $1M. The convenience of this neighborhood preserves and progresses the property values in this real estate market; West Houston is located within minutes to the upscale City Centre at the intersection of I-10 and Beltway 8 W, access to fine dining and hotels, as well as the Memorial City shopping area, including hospitals and all types of medical specialists. Transit to downtown Houston and the Galleria are a breeze. All of this and easy access to medical facilities and Memorial City make this area an excellent investment opportunity.

The West Houston Real Estate Market

West Houston homes are sought after and surprisingly affordable given historically low interest rates. Tax rates are lower based on the established areas. There are NO MUD taxes here. Our inventory is at a 14 year low of available properties, but I am a proactive full-time Realtor who can find you the perfect property as soon as it hits the market and show you that same day, at your convenience. Fast action will provide the best results in securing a wonderful home in this fast paced West Houston real estate market.

The West Houston real estate sales are red hot right now. Single family homes in the price ranges over $250,000 are the most highly sought after and usually sell within a week, if they are competitively priced. Both traditional and contemporary homes are flying off the market. You need a full-time Realtor who can show you homes as soon as they come on the market to be effective at purchasing right now. I live and work near the Energy Corridor and can show you properties on the same day they are listed. My experience isn’t expensive, it’s priceless.

Entry level starter townhomes in West Houston start around $100,000 and can go all the way up to a luxury brownstone for close to a million. Moderately priced homes in established neighborhood start from near $200,000. Luxury homes start at $400,000 up to $2M. Foreclosures and short sales are not common in West Houston, however there may be great investment opportunities from many corporate relocations. Many oil and gas employees are transferred often from the West Houston area.

New Home Construction in West Houston

Recent construction abounds as some older West Houstonhomes are purchased by new home builders in Wilchester and Gaywood strictly for their lot value. The finished result is typically a fully custom luxury home costing upwards from $900,000. Some notable custom home builder in West Houston always include Partners in Building and McVaugh and a myriad of others.

Wilchester Homes for Sale

Wilchester is a shining star of a subdivision in West Houston, convenient with large lots and stunning remodeled and new homes. Close in location, with lots of green areas, trees and near the bayou and Terry Hershey Park , Wilchester home owners enjoy plenty of walking trails. Lakes of Parkway subdivision in West Houston offers newer contemporary homes with soaring ceilings and lots of windows. Convenient to the Energy Corridor and developed by Sueba, West Houston homes here range from the $200’s for semi-custom to $1M for the custom ones with swimming pools and waterfalls. Don’t miss this West Houston Gem.

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Photo courtesy of Cynthia Cox 3.21.13