See how the Spring, Klein real estate market fared in March

Six of the Spring and Klein area’s nine ZIP codes experienced a decrease in the number of homes sold in March as compared to March 2020. Meanwhile, ZIP codes 77068, 77070 and 77389 had more homes sold. The median price of homes sold also increased year over year in all Spring- and Klein-area ZIP codes. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Six of the Spring and Klein area’s nine ZIP codes experienced a decrease in the number of homes sold in March as compared to March 2020. Meanwhile, ZIP codes 77068, 77070 and 77389 had more homes sold. The median price of homes sold also increased year over year in all Spring- and Klein-area ZIP codes. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Six of the Spring and Klein area’s nine ZIP codes experienced a decrease in the number of homes sold in March as compared to March 2020. Meanwhile, ZIP codes 77068, 77070 and 77389 had more homes sold. The median price of homes sold also increased year over year in all Spring- and Klein-area ZIP codes. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Six of the Spring and Klein area’s nine ZIP codes experienced a decrease in the number of homes sold in March as compared to March 2020. Meanwhile, ZIP codes 77068, 77070 and 77389 had more homes sold. The median price of homes sold also increased year over year in all Spring- and Klein-area ZIP codes.


By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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