Top Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2019

Compare commute times, public school enrollment, home prices, and more.

03/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Dream Homes

Dream Big: 10 Swoon-Worthy Homes In Our Top Neighborhoods of 2019

It’s said that peeking inside people’s houses is the last acceptable form of voyeurism. As such, we hope the 10 amazing homes we’ve picked to feature alongside our 10 favorite Houston neighborhoods of 2019 provide a thrill.

03/25/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Dream Homes

This Comfortable Boulevard Oaks Home Has an Inner Diva

And it's within walking distance of numerous museums and Hermann Park.

03/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Dream Homes

An Elegant Home on a Hill—Yes, Even In Houston—In Crestwood

You can kayak down Buffalo Bayou from this home's backyard.

03/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Dream Homes

This French Country-Chic Memorial Abode Is Both Stylish and Cozy

The patio home scales back on effort, but not luxury.

03/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Dream Homes

A Modern Oasis That Brings the Outside Inside in the GOOF

Scaled for the kids and the neighborhood, this AIA-honored home stands out and fits in all at once.

03/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Dream Homes

This Woodlands Home Is Fit for a King

A palatial oasis tucked away from prying eyes

03/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Dream Homes

A Historic River Oaks Palace, Right on Buffalo Bayou

We hope whoever buys this house is someone who appreciates that it is steeped in Houston history.

03/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Dream Homes

This Downtown Penthouse Has Plenty of Perks

Yes, some people really do buy downtown.

03/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Dream Homes

In the Heights, a Transformed House, Equal Parts Charming and Funky

One of the few mission-style homes in the historic neighborhood, this renovated Heights abode stands out for more than one reason.

03/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Dream Homes

In Rivercrest, Home Is Where the Peacocks Are

This contemporary “smart house” has, well, everything.

03/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Dream Homes

A Sweet Retreat in Sugar Land

This English Tudor home marches to the beat of its own drum.

03/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Top Neighborhoods

Houston's Best Places to Live 2018

Your guide to Houston's 10 hottest neighborhoods right now, plus expert advice on the right way to go about buying a home in this brave, new, post-Harvey world.

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

Top Neighborhoods 2018

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

Top Neighborhoods 2018

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

Top Neighborhoods 2018

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

Top Neighborhoods 2018

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

Just like the city, it's recovering.

02/28/2018 By Dianna Wray

Meet the Neighbors

Our 10 Favorite Places to Live in Houston for 2017

These neighborhood stewards told us why they’ve chosen to put down roots where they did.

03/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian Photography by Jack Thompson, Max Burkhalter, and Michael Paulsen

Real Estate

Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2016

From demographic data to average commute times, we've got everything you need to know about Houston's 149 neighborhoods.

04/11/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best Neighborhoods 2020

The Top 7 Spots to Live: 2020 and Beyond

These areas of town may not be ready for their close-ups yet, but plans are in the works to make these the must-live neighborhoods of tomorrow.

03/31/2016 By Houstonia Staff