Looking for the best suburb in Houston to buy your new home? Richmond was recently ranked #5 in the Best Houston Suburbs To Live list, according to a recently press release from richmondtx.gov. The ranking comes from a list of 17 Suburbs as Houston’s Best of the Best by Houston Properties.
“The Best Suburbs in Houston feature homes on sizeable lots, great accessibility, top-ranked public schools, and wonderful community amenities. We created this list of Best Houston Suburbs To Live In by looking at population centers above 10,000 within 45 minutes of the heart of Houston,” explains Houston Properties.
They based this ranking on five characteristics included in their evaluation model- Walkability, Commute times, Employment, Public Schools and Amenities. The suburbs were graded on each item then ranked based on combined score and the 17 with the best score were chosen for the Top Houston Suburbs List.
Richmond was recognized as having notable master-planned communities with easy access to employment opportunities in the Energy Corridor, and zoned to Lamar Consolidated ISD.
Also inviting for families, Richmond has several outdoor entertainment hubs like Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club, Shadow Hawk Golf Club and Black Hawk Country Club, as well as a variety of city parks with various amenities in George Park, Clay Park or Wessendorff Park. Residents will also find various retail and restaurant options with several shopping centers and commercial establishments nearby.
While the Richmond suburban area continues to grow offering a variety of neighborhoods for families, their connection to the City of Richmond with its’ charm offers a place to call home with a slower pace of life.
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