For prospective homebuyers in the Houston area, the task of finding the perfect neighborhood to settle down in can seem daunting. The Greater Houston area offers a multitude of diverse and unique suburban neighborhoods, each boasting a myriad of employment opportunities, amenities and top-ranked schools.

77彩票网appWith so many options to chose from, which Houston suburbs are the best to live in? A new report from Keller Williams Realty Broker Paige Martin ranks the around the Houston area. Martin and her team created the ranking by analyzing major population centers within 45 minutes from downtown Houston. Suburbs were ranked on five factors: walkability, commute times, employment, public schools and amenities.

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Suburbs listed in the top five include Pearland, Sugar Land and Katy, which are all credited with providing sizeable home lots, A+ school districts and ideal community amenities.

Sugar Land's prominent business parks offer plenty of employment opportunities; the city is home to major companies such as Tramontina, Schlumberger, Fluor, NalcoChampion, Imperial Sugar Company and Minute Maid, according to the report.  In Katy and Pearland, residents have convenient access to major retail and restaurant destinations such as LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and the Pearland Town Center.

See the full report with comprehensive details on each community

Editor's Note: Single-family home sales data from 2019 was used to compile median home sale prices, per the report.

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