Archive for 2016

Heights New Home Prices-Big Vs. Small Lot

Filed in Sunset Heights Homes for Sale by on November 17, 2016
Heights New Home Prices-Big Vs. Small Lot

Buying a Heights Home: Tall & Skinny Vs. Big Lot Buyers often gripe about new Heights homes being placed too close together. That is understandable, but land is expensive here.  Builders aren’t going to put a little house on a big lot (for a variety of reasons). They are either going to put a big […]

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Duplex for Lease in First Ward Arts District

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 19, 2016
Duplex for Lease in First Ward Arts District

Duplex for Lease Near Downtown-2015 A Colorado I have another cute duplex for rent in the First Ward Art District. This area is just south of the Heights, near Washington & Houston Avenues, near downtown. 2015 A Colorado is a 1BR/1 Ba unit of a duplex. It has been updated and has granite counters, all […]

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Heights Lot for Sale-509 E 25th St

Filed in Sunset Heights Homes for Sale by on August 19, 2016
Heights Lot for Sale-509 E 25th St

Sunset Heights lot for sale 50 x 120 ft. Build one or two homes. $408,000. Cleared, open alley, new homes all around.
Nice lots are hard to find in the Heights. Sunset Heights is a hot part of the Heights now for building. Get more info here.

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Preservation Houston – Woodland Heights Tour

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on August 10, 2016
Preservation Houston – Woodland Heights Tour

Walking Tour of Woodland Heights by Preservation Houston I have gone on several Preservation Houston Walking Tours of downtown Houston areas. They are all fascinating and led by very knowledgeable people. This coming Sunday, August 14th, their 90 tour will be in my neighborhood of Woodland Heights. Woodland Heights was a streetcar neighborhood of downtown […]

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Brooke Smith (Heights) Latest New Home Prices

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on August 10, 2016
Brooke Smith (Heights) Latest New Home Prices

New Home Prices in Brooke Smith, a Heights Neighborhood Brooke Smith is an area of the Heights with old Folk Victorian and Craftsman style homes. These are gorgeous when restored or remodeled. A lot of the older homes weren’t all that great to begin with, or have been too neglected to restore/remodel. These are the […]

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Heights Mercantile Coming; the Anti Mall

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights by on August 4, 2016
Heights Mercantile Coming; the Anti Mall

Heights Mercantile Site Prep Started Finally, another shopping area coming to the Heights! Ground work has started on a cool shopping experience coming to the Heights: Heights Mercantile, touted as the anti mall. More than a dozen unique shops (no chain crap), 4 chef-driven restaurants and creative office space. The best part is they are […]

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Downtown Area Rental-1011 Edwards

Filed in Uncategorized by on July 19, 2016
Downtown Area Rental-1011 Edwards

1011 B Edwards: 1/1 Rental Near Washington Ave & Houston Ave $1050/Month 1011 Edwards, unit B, is a cute updated duplex in the shadows of downtown. It is located off Houston Ave, near Washington Ave activities. It is also close to all the First Ward Art District with its hundreds of art studios. This is […]

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Brooke Smith Mansion for Sale-403 Archer St

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on July 13, 2016
Brooke Smith Mansion for Sale-403 Archer St

403 Archer St is for Sale in Brooke Smith One of the biggest, grandest old homes in the Heights is for sale. 403 Archer St, in Brooke Smith. I have always drooled over this big old house with the 2 story columns. Rumor is that the developer of Brooke Smith was the original owner. The […]

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Brooke Smith Land Prices Stagnant

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on July 12, 2016
Brooke Smith Land Prices Stagnant

Brooke Smith Land Prices Stagnant Land prices throughout the Heights have been stagnant for the last year. I use this term because there aren’t many buyers out there, but there aren’t many sellers either….just stagnant. Builders aren’t jumping in to buy (unless the have already have a custom client) but sellers aren’t dropping prices to […]

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Home Price Survey: Oak Forest, Garden Oaks and Nearby

Filed in Oak Forest Sales & Price Trends by on June 29, 2016
Home Price Survey: Oak Forest, Garden Oaks and Nearby

Chronicle Annual Home Price Survey The Houston Chronicle does a yearly Home Price Survey where they list hundreds of neighborhoods and look at their price appreciation over the last year and last 5 years. Home owners look at these tables to compare their neighborhoods to others. Home buyers this info as tool (though not an exact […]

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