Our Communities

Houston neighborhood mapLooking for the perfect community for you and your family? InTown Properties markets some of Houston's most desirable new homes, existing single-family homes, condominiums and lease properties throughout central Houston. The area is a mixture of historical landmarks, museums, arts, sports arenas (Reliant Center, Toyota Center), medical facilities (The Medical Center), fine restaurants, and first-class shopping like the Galleria.

The central Houston area combines older homes with new construction. Many of the older homes are purchased strictly for their lots and location, and are being replaced with new homes ranging from 2,000 to 8,000 square feet.


MEMORIAL

Memorial is one of the wealthiest areas in the City of Houston and spans five zip codes, over 30 subdivisions and six independent villages. Memorial offers something for everyone: excellent homes for sale, great community amenities, and easy access to Downtown Houston. The "Memorial Villages" operate autonomously of Houston with each having its own mayor, village government, and fire and police coverage. The surrounding parts of Memorial Houston are called the "Near Villages." The Memorial community has been focused on maintaining a high quality of life: beautifully landscaped parks, high security, Memorial Park Trails, fine shopping and exquisite wooded areas. The Memorial residential experience offers high-class living and expanded lots, all within a short commute of Downtown Houston.

The sprawling green lawns and towering estates of Memorial have attracted a number of celebrities, including: are Houston Astro Lance Berkman, as well as former Astro Jeff Bagwell. Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander and his team's former star Steve Francis both live in Memorial, as well as Continental Airlines CEO Larry Kellner, statesman James Baker and former president George H.W. Bush. Pop singer Hilary Duff and computer mogul Michael Dell were also both born and raised in the Memorial area.

Memorial is zoned to the award-winning Spring Branch Independent School District.


THE HEIGHTS

The Heights is located just north of Buffalo Bayou and east of Shepherd Drive. The Heights is recognized for it's turn-of-the century Victorian homes. Founded more than a century ago, the community has experienced revitalization and recaptured some of it's old charm. Because of it's proximity to downtown, the Heights has become an attractive neighborhood for young professionals who want a short commute.


MONTROSE

The Montrose area is bordered by Highway 59 (south) and Shepherd Drive (west) and brushes up to downtown Houston. The Museum District is located in the southern part of Montrose where many restaurants, boutiques and small galleries maintain the unique flavor of this part of the city. Homes built here in the 20th century still stand and so the area is characterized by two-bedroom, brick bungalows as well as two story brick homes. Montrose residents enjoy the art district as well as easy access to downtown.


RIVER OAKS

River Oaks is the "crown jewel" of Houston and was established by Will and Mike Hogg, the sons of former Texas Governor James Hogg. This exclusive neighborhood is home to about 1,600 residents. You won't find any for sale signs in River Oaks because they're prohibited, so contact your Beverly to find out what's available. River Oaks residents enjoy easy access to the Southwest Freeway and the added attractions of the Galleria, the Musuem District and the Compaq Center.


THE MEDICAL CENTER

The Texas Medical Center collectively makes up the city's largest employer with over 51,000 local citizens working in over 42 institutions. The Medical Center area is attractive to people who enjoy the convenience to The Medical Center, Rice University, The Museum District, Reliant Center, downtown and the Galleria. This area is know for it's abundance of oak trees.


WEST UNIVERSITY

The city of West University was developed by former Tennesse Gov. Ben Hooper in 1917. The neighborhoods proximity to Rice Univeristy inspired it's name. About 13,000 residents live in this city that spans 1,248 residential acres and nearly 20 acres of commerical property. Due to the high demand for homes in this area - vacant home lots are difficult to find. You will find many older homes in the process of being razed and replaced with new, multi-story Georgian-style homes.


DOWNTOWN

Downtown is becoming more attractive to Houstonians as a place to live. Since Houston is one of only four cities in the country with resident companies in all four performing arts - ballet, opera, theater and symphony - and the theater district is located downtown, residents of this neighborhood have easy access to some of the nation's premier performances.


BELLAIRE

Bellaire is another city that was engulfed by the city of Houston. Like West University, it has the old charm of an inner city neighborhood with lots of tree lined streets and sidewalks that make it's real estate quite valuable. Housing variety in Bellaire ranges from 1950's style homes, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 car garage or about 1,000 square feet and up. Like West University, Bellaire is also experiencing a 'renovation' with many of these older homes being dozed in favor of new multi-story homes.