U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > Houston
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
 
Old 12-14-2011, 12:08 PM
 
1,506 posts, read 1,582,909 times
Reputation: 1105
Quote:
Originally Posted by annie_himself View Post
I agree with him. Why not live in Houston? Memorial Park, Memorial City, or Briar Forest areas are really nice and safe, his commute will be very short. I have no idea about school districts but I can't imagine they are bad schools what-so-ever.
School districts are either HISD or spring branch isd unless you're south of westheimer, then it's alief.
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-14-2011, 12:38 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
7,390 posts, read 4,189,111 times
Reputation: 7356
Quote:
Originally Posted by David Dollar View Post
Why not live IN Houston? Just a thought.
Quote:
Originally Posted by annie_himself View Post
I agree with him. Why not live in Houston? Memorial Park, Memorial City, or Briar Forest areas are really nice and safe, his commute will be very short. I have no idea about school districts but I can't imagine they are bad schools what-so-ever.

What they said! All these people talkin about "move to sugar land" "move to Katy" don't know what the hell they're talking about. The OP already said her husband is tired of the commute so why would they move from one suburban commute from Hell for another suburban commute from Hell?

To the OP there are a ton of good neighborhoods in and close to uptown. BriarGrove, BriarHurst, and Briarcroft to name a few.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 12:49 PM
 
Location: North Downtown Houston (Northside Village)
157 posts, read 241,177 times
Reputation: 121
14Bricks - She said her MAX price range is 260k and it sounds like she has 3 or more kids, which means she probably wants something larger than a townhouse. It's hard to live in Houston for that price.. that's why so many families move out to the burbs. To the OP- you might get lucky & find a house in the heights or northside village. I scored a 3/2 forclosure in the 100's in northside village (77009).
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 01:01 PM
 
2,205 posts, read 4,572,257 times
Reputation: 999
I would try 77079 and 77042
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
7,390 posts, read 4,189,111 times
Reputation: 7356
Quote:
Originally Posted by hhheights77007 View Post
14Bricks - She said her MAX price range is 260k and it sounds like she has 3 or more kids, which means she probably wants something larger than a townhouse. It's hard to live in Houston for that price.. that's why so many families move out to the burbs. To the OP- you might get lucky & find a house in the heights or northside village. I scored a 3/2 forclosure in the 100's in northside village (77009).
Opps, my bad. I totally missed that. You're right they couldn't afford those neighborhoods on that budget. Oh well, the suburbs it is.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 01:16 PM
 
39 posts, read 45,129 times
Reputation: 29
Omg, you guys are awesome...thanks for the zip codes that really helps when looking on HAR.com. I do have a realtor but he is a Woodlands area guy, and I will still use him cause I really like him but I thought I would do some research before making him do the drive to show us homes.


Yes my price max would be close to 280K.....(we want to be able to travel and not be house poor) I would LOVE to live IN the city, but I am realistic and know I can't afford it...so I was thinking there might be some areas "around" the area of the city we could afford....Yes...3 kids in all three ranges of schools...(elem,middle & HS)....

So is North Sugarland okay??
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 01:21 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
7,390 posts, read 4,189,111 times
Reputation: 7356
Quote:
Originally Posted by muffett View Post
Omg, you guys are awesome...thanks for the zip codes that really helps when looking on HAR.com. I do have a realtor but he is a Woodlands area guy, and I will still use him cause I really like him but I thought I would do some research before making him do the drive to show us homes.


Yes my price max would be close to 280K.....(we want to be able to travel and not be house poor) I would LOVE to live IN the city, but I am realistic and know I can't afford it...so I was thinking there might be some areas "around" the area of the city we could afford....Yes...3 kids in all three ranges of schools...(elem,middle & HS)....

So is North Sugarland okay??

Check BriarGrove Park and WalNut bend too.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Houston (Memorial) and Western NC
8,877 posts, read 14,913,315 times
Reputation: 4013
77077
77079 is getting hard to do under 300k.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 01:27 PM
 
39 posts, read 45,129 times
Reputation: 29
Yes, EA! LAX is a must...two kiddos playing now...already joined a league for upcoming season. Didn't want to add that in case everyone thought I was too picky....lol

Thanks for the needed info!
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-14-2011, 01:34 PM
 
Location: Maui County, HI
4,063 posts, read 2,931,788 times
Reputation: 3084
Try Cypress.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $84,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > Houston

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top