Here's how the Sugar Land, Missouri City-area real estate market fared year over year in February

2502 Sentry Oak Way, a 4,345-square-foot house in the Telfair neighborhood, sold for between $717,001-$827,000 on March 5. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
2502 Sentry Oak Way, a 4,345-square-foot house in the Telfair neighborhood, sold for between $717,001-$827,000 on March 5. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)

2502 Sentry Oak Way, a 4,345-square-foot house in the Telfair neighborhood, sold for between $717,001-$827,000 on March 5. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)

The median price of homes sold increased in each Sugar Land-Missouri City-area ZIP code in February as compared to February 2020, according to local housing data.

Sugar Land ZIP 77478 saw the largest change in prices year over year, with a 17.81% increase in median price of homes sold.

The following graph shows the data for each area ZIP code.



Furthermore, the number of homes sold in February increased year over year in two of the five local ZIP codes.

Missouri City ZIP code 77459 saw 25 fewer homes sold this February as compared to the same month last year.


Featured neighborhood: Telfair, 77479


Telfair is a master-planned community featuring unique, distinguished homes with amenities located in the heart of Sugar Land off Hwy. 59. Telfair also features several well-known builders, such as David Weekly and Perry Homes, that offer a variety of floor plans at a wide range of price points.


The Telfair neighborhood is zoned for Cornerstone Elementary School, Sartartia Middle School and Clements High School in Fort Bend ISD.

  • Median home value: $508,000

  • Home values: $288,750-$2.25 million

  • Median square footage: 3,578

  • Median annual property taxes: $14,935.20

  • Estimated annual homeowners association dues: $895

  • Homes on the market as of March 12: 32

  • Homes under contract: 18

  • Averages days on the market as of March 12: 192

By Laura Aebi
Laura Aebi is the editor of the Katy and Sugar Land/Missouri City editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She graduated from Texas State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from North Texas, Laura relocated to Houston after spending three years in Pacific Northwest. Previously, she interned with two radio stations in Central Texas and held the role of features editor at the San Marcos Daily Record.
By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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