Explore the many areas of Houston...
The vibrant and diverse city of Houston offers a tremendous variety of homes in distinct and interesting communities to choose from. Our team of real estate experts can help you narrow down your options and discover which area is best for you. We hope you enjoy this new page with brief overviews of some of Houston's fantastic areas to live and grow.
The Greater Conroe area is experiencing extensive development around
Lake Conroe. The largest city in Montgomery County, it still maintains a
small town atmosphere with easy access to the greater Houston area and
provides a wide range of housing options. Ranch-style living is
available on properties of 60 or more acres. New developments around the
24,000-acre Lake Conroe afford ample waterfront property.
The highly ranked Conroe ISD has a low
student-teacher ratio, and 12 of its 16 campuses are rated exemplary by
the state. Montgomery College and The University Center provide higher
education. Shopping centers, restaurants and entertainment facilities
are plentiful and leisure activities include golfing, boating, fishing
and water skiing on Lake Conroe and other area lakes. Adjacent to
Conroe, the Sam Houston National Forest offers opportunities for nature
The highly ranked Conroe ISD has a low student-teacher ratio, and 12 of its 16 campuses are rated exemplary by the state. Montgomery College and The University Center provide higher education. Shopping centers, restaurants and entertainment facilities are plentiful and leisure activities include golfing, boating, fishing and water skiing on Lake Conroe and other area lakes. Adjacent to Conroe, the Sam Houston National Forest offers opportunities for nature adventures.
|Cypress, Texas AKA "Cy-Fair"
Cypress Fairbanks, or more fondly known as Cy-Fair, is one of the largest communities in Northwest Houston. Cy-Fair encompasses 186 square miles and includes Cypress and the city of Jersey Village. This expansive area is located along U.S. Highway 290 (Northwest Freeway) twenty miles (32 km) northwest of Downtown Houston.
Katy offers a small-town atmosphere with towering oaks and stately pines adorning many homes. The Katy ISD provides exemplary educational opportunities. Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Christus St. Catherine, a well-care center, provide health care services. Katy has many well-known department stores, as well as small shops and boutiques, and is home to Katy Mills Mall.
Cinco Ranch offers a one-of-a-kind recreational facility that has a half-acre swim lagoon with white sandy beaches. The community also offers a golf club, a championship golf course, recreation complexes, hike-and-bike trails, parks, sports fields and courts.
Augusta Pines Golf Course | SplashTown | The Pearl Museum of Fine Arts
The Woodlands, Texas
The Woodlands is a 27,000-acre, forested community located 27 miles north of downtown Houston off I-45. The Woodlands has led the Houston area in new home sales every year since 1990 and ranks number one in Texas in new home sales and fifth in the nation. Its 1,000-acre Town Center provides shopping, dining and entertainment, including The Woodlands Mall. The community has more than 120 miles of hike-and-bike paths, 90 parks, lakes, ponds and six championship golf courses. The Memorial Hermann-TheWoodlands Hospital has more than 500 physicians.
Tomball is another area of Houston that offers residents a small-town environment, and nearby rural woodlands provide a comfortable, rustic feel with the advantage of scenic land still available at reasonable prices.
Homes have many options, including equestrian-oriented subdivisions with larger lots.