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Measuring the Market: Luxury Homes in Upper Kirby

Upper Kirby

Houston's Upper Kirby District has transformed dramatically over the last decade. The changes continue with hot new restaurants, shops, galleries and office buildings coming to the area. While some Houstonians are content driving to this evolving urban center, many are looking to move to Upper Kirby to be near the action. Closer access can come at a higher cost, but buyers at Surge Homes’ Upper Richton community are finding homes at a reasonable price.

An analysis comparing home prices in the Houston market shows Upper Kirby with a 57 percent value improvement over the past five years, which is one of the highest rates in the metro area.

With features such as 11-foot ceilings, classic architecture, private balconies, and dozens of kitchen and bedroom designs, the new construction townhomes and single-family homes of Upper Richton range from $609,000 to $681,000.

2303 Richton

By contrast, the average price of homes for sale in Upper Kirby is $868,577 according to the Houston Association of Realtors. As of October 2016, here is an overview of some of the homes for sale on HAR.com and located within a few blocks of Surge Homes’ community:

  • A single-family property on Virginia Street measuring 3,789 square feet with three bedrooms and 3 ½ baths is $2,250,000.
  • A single-family property on Colquitt Street measuring 4,918 square feet with four bedrooms, and three full- and two half-baths is $1,899,000.
  • A single-family property on Virginia Street measuring 3,683 square feet with three-to-four bedrooms and 3 ½ baths is $1,795,000.
3215 Virginia St
  • A single-family property on Ferndale Street measuring 4,300 square feet with four-to-five bedrooms, and four full- and three half-baths is $1,500,000.
  • A townhouse property on Rosamond Street measuring 4,157 square feet with four bedrooms and 4 ½ baths is $1,500,000.

2411 Rosamond St

Residents in this area are not likely to see relief by deciding to rent instead of buying. In fact, Upper Kirby recently has been named among the most expensive neighborhoods to rent an apartment in Houston.

Priced from the $600s, the townhomes and single-family homes of Upper Richton are built to fit a buyer's budget without sacrificing excellence. Find out what makes Houstonians want to move to this Surge Homes community by contacting the Sales Office.