West Houston , TX- Homes for Sale and Community Info

Inside the Loop home As the fifth largest city in the U.S., Houston, Texas offers plenty of action, and a lot of it takes place in West Houston.

Adjacent to West Houston and Memorial is Spring Branch, a tree-lined residential area of town houses, condos and newer brick houses that's currently on a lot of hot lists. The very upscale Memorial Village communities of Spring Valley and Hilshire are on the north side. Spring Branch is also the namesake of the award winning school district.

West Houston is notable for its Energy Corridor District, created in 2001 to promote the stretch along I-10 between Kirkwood and Barker as a prime business locale. It is now the 3rd largest employment center in the U.S. (70,000 jobs) and home to major energy players like ExxonMobil, Shell Oil, and BP America, as well as Dow Chemical, Schlumberger, Foster Wheeler and many other companies. There is 20 million square feet of quality office space within walking distance of residential neighborhoods.

Homes are almost as plentiful as jobs, and when it comes to real estate in West Houston, you can find a number of properties that will accommodate your needs. Take time to look at the variety find a match for the lifestyle you desire. The tree-lined neighborhoods along Memorial Drive are on any home buyer's wish list, and the homes offer quick freeway access. There's also spacious single-family homes in suburban neighborhoods, starter homes, condominiums... regardless of the type of property you are looking for, you can find it in West Houston. Call J. Carter Breed, Houston RE/MAX agent, at 713-482-2222, and you'll get plenty of help along the way.


The town was founded in 1836 and incorporated in 1837. It was the discovery of oil in 1901 that caused the population to surge. During the 20th century, the town gained the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest institution for researching healthcare throughout the entire world. If you are looking for a great place to live and work, Houston is one of the most profitable and enjoyable in the nation.

Parks and Recreation

Memorial Park is a getaway for locals, and one of America’s largest urban parks. It offers a variety of outdoor recreation activities including a fitness center, swimming complex, golf course, picnic area and hiking trails. Terry Hershey Park, with the Buffalo Bayou as scenic backdrop,  is another excellent recreational area with miles of hiking and biking trails.

Attractions and Events

Space Center HoustonThe CentreCity and Memorial City Malls both have fine restaurants and shopping centers. Those who are into space exploration will love the Space Center, an hour's drive south. Experience going into space yourself and take a tour with audio narration from famous astronauts. Children will love spending the day looking at all of the attractions. For another amazing experience to enjoy with the kids, Jumpin Jaks is a climate-controlled play center that's really more of an indoor jungle. Regardless of how old the children are, they are sure to have an amazing time there.

Houston has a lively arts and entertainment scene. The Houston Museum of Natural Science hosts esoteric events such as Faberge: A Brilliant Vision and Penguins of the Antarctic. Art lovers can view Picasso: Black and White and Princes & Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot at the Museum of Fine Arts. Sports fans can follow any of the 3 professional sports teams (the NBA Rockets, NFL Texans, and Baseball's Astros).  These are just a few of the diverse events you can enjoy throughout the year in Houston.

West Houston: Home Choices, Texas Style

With the home buying options available, it is imperative to find the right agent. The smart call is to J. Carter Breed,, West Houston RE/MAX agent, at 713-482-2222. He will help you match your home buying needs, and in no time, you will find your perfect home.
J. Carter Breed Properties
J. Carter Breed Properties
(713) 482-2222
11211 Katy Freeway, Suite 415 Houston TX 77079
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