Houston, Texas is the fourth largest city in the United States. It is a huge sprawling metropolis with many different districts that can differ in terms of price and development. That is why it is crucial to consult with a Houston gay realtor who has some knowledge of the LGBT friendly areas in the city. This is a city full of professionals and home to the Texas Medical Centre and NASA’s Johnson Space Center (the home of Mission Control). Houston is second in the U.S. when it comes to being the home of Fortune 500 headquarters and it is the number one port when it comes to total tonnage of cargo handled at its port. It also has a thriving art scene and theater district.
As of 2011 the average price per squared foot for Houston was $59, an increase of 13.5% compared to the same period last year according to Trulia market trend statistics. The median sales price for a home is $310,000.00.
A popular and affordable area is Alief where homes are listed for an average of $73,960 . This is a community on the edge of city limits in the south end of town. This area is known for it’s diversity and ethnicity and is also a real blend of the affluent with the poor.
Charlestown Colony on the low end has an average listing price of $54,000.00 which is in the Copperfield area in the South End of Houston. This is an area that many property investors are looking at for potential rehabilitation and development.
The most affluent area of Houston is Vintage Lakes where prices have risen by by 22.2% since last year and where the average cost of a home is $1,250,000.00, this area is in the northwest end of the city and is a tightly knit community that has it’s own mall, an eighty acre nature preserve and diverse golf courses on a wooded campus.
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