The 10 most expensive homes sold in Houston’s record-breaking $ 40 billion real estate year

TThe figures are for the Houston residential real estate market for 2021, showing it has been a record year with overall single-family home sales surpassing the 2020 record by more than 10%. Total dollar volume hit a record $ 40 billion, up 28% from the previous year. Sales of luxury homes, those priced at $ 1 million and over, topped the 2020 record by more than 8%.

The week before releasing those numbers, the Houston Association of Realtors offered a recap of the 10 most expensive home sales in 2021.

So what does it take to be the most expensive sale in the Houston market over the past year? Try a two-acre estate at Memorial, 832 Kuhlman Road, with an 11,874-square-foot main house, an 817-square-foot two-bedroom guest cottage, and a grand 4,597-square-foot entertainment lodge with a veranda and a large ballroom, which alternately serves as an automobile showroom.

The list price was $ 10,950,000. This sale made Laura Sweeney of Compass RE Texas, the listing agent, and Moni Bohnisch, sales agent of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, two very happy women.

The Houston Association of Realtors released their list of the most expensive home sales in 2021 and unless you had at least $ 7 million in your affordability range, you weren’t in the market for the cheapest homes. most expensive in the region.

3024 Del Monte

Render of 3024 Del Monte in River Oaks which sold while under construction.

The second most expensive home sale in the area was 3024 Del Monte in River Oaks. Imagine a house under construction with a list price of $ 9.5 million. The 10,340 square foot home has hit all the right buttons with the construction of Fifty Seventh + 7th, the Signature division of Carnegie Homes; design by Robert Dane; and interior fittings by Nina Magon.

Congratulations to Listing Agent Clayton Katz of Compass RE Texas and Sales Agent Jay Monroe of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty.

25 west track

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25 West Lane to River Oaks

This elegant Georgian home located at 25 West Lane boasts 1.34 acres of land in the heart of River Oaks and was marketed with a list price of $ 8,999,000. The 7,298 square foot unit was sold in early November with Mike Spear of Compass RE Texas as listing agent and DeeDee Guggenheim Howes, also of Compass as sales agent.

721, circle Ourlane

721 Ourlane
This Bunker Hill estate boasts over an acre of landscaped grounds and all the amenities and touches one would expect from New Luxury Builders and Tracy Design Studio.

This 12,000 square foot beauty in Bunker Hill was listed with Michael Afshari of Happen Houston for $ 9,980,000. Lucky Afshari also brought in the buyer of the eight-bedroom house built by Nouveau Luxury Builders.

1721 River Oaks Boulevard

This classic home at River Oaks Country Club Estates on over an acre of gated land was listed by Laura Sweeney with Compass RE Texas for $ 8,750,000. The 15,900 square foot home sold in February 2021 with Marnie Greenwood, also of Compass, bringing in the buyer.

30 Willowend Drive

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30 Willowend Drive in the Willowick neighborhood

Designed by Robert Dame, built by Thompson Custom Homes and interiors by Benjamin Johnston Design, this 9,000 square foot home was listed for $ 7.6 million with Brian Thompson of Brian Thompson Properties. Hedley Karpas of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International delivered the buyer.

99 West Grand Regency Circle in the woods

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99 Grand Regency Circle in The Woodlands was the area’s most expensive home sale for the month of August. The list price was $ 7.5 million.

Listed at $ 7.5 million, Villa Pineta is made up of three units measuring a total of 14,299 square feet. Diane Kink of Keller Williams was the listing agent with Lisa Fay of Coldwell Banker as the sales agent for the property which was sold in late August.

3812 Willowick Road

3812 Willowick Road

Architectural elements by designer Robert Dame add special appeal to this 13,788 square foot home in the Tall Timbers neighborhood of River Oaks. Laura Sweeney of Compass had the list at $ 7,995,000. Drew Waldrop of Waldrop Realty LLC represented the buyer at the March 2021 sale.

701 Saddle wood driveway

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701 Saddle wood driveway

Award-winning Monticeto Builders erected this 10,252 square foot mansion in the Hunters Creek Forest that was listed with Zora Spevak of Executive Properties for $ 7,250,000. Marnie Greenwood of Compass delivered the buyer.

3433 Westheimer

Interior The Grand Penthouse at River Oaks;  Photo credit Josh Gremillion (11)
One of The River Oaks penthouses was among Houston’s most expensive home sales in 2021. (Photo by Josh Gremillion)

Penthouse 3 West in the River Oaks condo on Westheimer was listed for $ 8.5 million with William Wheless of Wheless Realty. Coleen Sherlock of Greenwood King represented the buyer.

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