Consistent performance aids Houston's full recovery

Metro is one of the healthiest housing markets nationwide
  • During the downturn Houston was one of the best performing metros
  • Performing well during the downturn, rather than recent, rapid price appreciation is the reason for the metro's recovery
  • Texas has three major metros whose housing markets have fully recovered

The Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land housing market has recovered better than almost any large metro in the nation. According to a market-by-market breakdown from, Houston’s index value reached 168.60 during August, which is more than 23 points higher than its value in October 2009, the market’s previous housing peak.