The inner loop and Memorial areas are some of the more expensive areas of town. However, not all are so expensive that you cannot purchase. Some area feature older town homes such as the Galleria area, but can be updated and offer a great location!
I know of older 2-3 bedroom town homes that can start in the $150,000 range. The 3 bedroom factor is a little tougher as more are 2 bedroom unless you start going up in price, say above $200,000. If you would like newer, then expect to be in the $300,000 range or above.
The yard factor is also very tough as many of these townhomes are on former single family lots. The builders will place 2 or even 3 town homes on the lot and each homes footprint takes up much of the space for a yard. There is sometimes only 3-5ft of space between the wall and the fence. Finding that "yard" is possible, but expect to pay more for that luxury. A suggestion might be to find one near a park.
Tons of areas.....too many to point out here, but think about you work location, things you like to do and then we can assist with looking at availability and price. As a reminder, always have your financing lined up so you can move quickly on a property we find. We can set up a private web portal as well to assist you with new listings and keeping your selections organized. Let us know if we can help.
Bernstein Realty, Inc.
As you can see, there is a huge range of pricing within the areas that you have defined. Anywhere from "starter" to luxury homes/townhomes. You will really have to choose a RealtorÂ® and let them help you to refine your search. I am confident that you will be able to find a perfect match for you. Of course I would be more than happy to work with you.
Arnold Richie, RealtorÂ®
Terry Burnaman Realtors
I have a town house that meets your criteria; located at Dairy Ashford & Memorial. This home actually has 3 outside areas: backyard, lounge area, and front patio (gated from the outside).
Please let me know if you would like any more information about town houses/condos in this area.
You will see a huge range of prices, from $150K to $800K for a 3-bedroom home with a small yard or patio in this area. Prices will vary depending upon the school district and specific elementary school the house is zoned to, the subdivision, the size of the yard, or in the case of a a townhome/condo, the size of the patio, whether or not there's a garage, whether the community is gated, and how updated the home is.
A better way to search might be to get with a Realtor and tell him or her your preferences for the home and what kind of down payment and monthly payment you are comfortable with, and then they can suggest some communities where you might look.
Let me know if you would like some help.
You should be able to find something to your liking in the areas you have listed, but a lot will depend on your budget and the specifications you have listed that will tie in with that. The distinction will be when you decide if you want to go with a Condominium or Townhome or a Single Family Home.
For example, if you locate your search to the Galleria/Midtown area you get Townhouses/Condos starting at around $160,000 for an approximately 1400 square feet home. If you get into a high-rise, the range begins closer to $300,000, or a handful around $250,000. If you are looking at the Memorial area, the starting range is closer to $350,000.
When you look at high rise condominiums you could get a balcony for the barbeque area. Low-rise townhomes/condominiums would have a really small area for the outdoor cooking on the lower level.
When are you plan to move? When you are ready, I can meet with you and explain what price ranges different areas command.
There are some great free standing townhomes in The Heights, Memorial, and Mid-town if you dont want to be bogged down with monthly fees.
Check out my and my collegues websites and send me an e-mail. I am sure we can find something to suit you.
I recently leased townhome & condos in the area of interest priced $2,500-$3,500 a month. These units are usually new construction in older neighborhoods located close to downtown or medical facilities.
If you're prepared to spend $200,000 or more you can have brand-new home choices along the Westpark Toll Road in master planned communities. This amount can also locate you just inside Highway 6 on the west side of Houston.
Many choices but what and where will save you time and expense if you need to locate near employment or family and friends.
Glad to help when you can be more specific.
Brenda Peavy, Broker