Choosing where to live in the Bayou City has never been a walk in the park. With a vast number of neighborhoods, school districts, architectural styles, amenities—you name it—it’s easy to get lost in the sheer number of decisions buyers (and renters!) have to make when looking for their perfect abode. And now, in this brave, new, post-Harvey world, there are even more pressing questions to consider.

Houstonia is here to help. Within, you’ll find our list of the 10 hottest neighborhoods right now in the greater Houston area (selected partly because they’re awesome, and partly because they by and large avoided the worst of the flooding), plus expert opinions on where the local market’s headed, the important questions every homebuyer should ask before making that down payment, and the most enviable amenities in all the metroplex. Because, yes, we want to stay dry, but that’s not all Houstonians want in our homes. Far from it…

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In This Feature:

The 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Houston in 2018

Seven excellent places to buy, three great locations to rent.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian, Morgan Kinney, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

What Does Houston's Real Estate Landscape Look Like After Harvey?

Just like the city, it's recovering.

02/28/2018 By Dianna Wray

10 Questions Every Houston Homebuyer Should Ask Before They Press Go

Get these answers before you commit to a house.

02/28/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas and Roxanna Asgarian

Score All the Amenities In These Houston Communities

Nowadays, residents expect more in their homes than just four walls and a roof.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2018

From walkability to crime rates, incomes and unemployment rates, here's what you need to know about Houston's 147 neighborhoods.

02/28/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas