Heights Real Estate Blog

Heights Real Estate Blog

Trying to figure out where to buy inside the loop or near the Heights? This blog gives the latest posts on different neighborhood events, pricing, etc.

For detailed neighborhood information with prices, home styles,  MLS  Search,  etc., see my page on the Heights and Greater Heights. This describes many of the various “Heights” neighborhoods.

For other areas outside the Heights see the page on Areas Near the Heights.

Lastly, to tie all the neighborhoods together see my Interactive Heights Map.

You may also scroll through the latest posts below:

What are Home Costs in Woodland Heights?

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on June 27, 2017
What are Home Costs in Woodland Heights?

Home Costs in Woodland Heights Home costs in Woodland Heights are expensive. It is one of the premier areas of the Heights. People buy here for various reasons: To be zoned to exemplary Travis Elementary. Most of the Woodland Heights area (multiple small subdivisions) is zoned to Travis. For the uniformity of the neighborhood (lots of 1920’s […]

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Heights Blvd. Art-on Display Again

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights, Uncategorized by on June 20, 2017
Heights Blvd. Art-on Display Again

Heights Blvd. Art Art can be seen all over the Heights. It is found in yards and galleries in the area. For the 4th consecutive year, Heights Blvd. art makes an appearance. This year’s Art Trek again shows us why we love the Heights. Just walk down Heights Boulevard and enjoy the large pieces on […]

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Guidelines for New Construction in Historic Heights

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on June 15, 2017
Guidelines for New Construction in Historic Heights

Guidelines for New Construction just Issued The pdf of the Guidelines  can be downloaded here. These guidelines are part of the comprehensive Preservation Guidelines I wrote about previously. Building a new home within the boundaries of a Houston Historic District has always been challenging…a guessing game. What is allowed and not allowed? The only way to know […]

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Houston Heights Preservation Guidelines-Issued

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on June 13, 2017
Houston Heights Preservation Guidelines-Issued

Draft of Houston Heights Preservation Guidelines The draft of  Houston Heights Preservation Guidelines were issued on June 20th and are attached below. See previous post on Design Guidelines Presentation. These Preservation Guidelines are designed specifically for the 3 Houston Heights Historic Districts East, West, South. (Others will be produced for remaining historic districts.) These guidelines […]

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Houston Heights Historic Guidelines Update

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on June 9, 2017
Houston Heights Historic Guidelines Update

Houston Heights Historic Guidelines to be Issued 06/20/17 The long awaited Houston Heights Historic Guidelines (draft) will be presented on June 20th, 2017 at the Heights Fire Station. The meeting will be from 6-8 pm  at 107 W 12th St., in Houston Height. (Yale at W 12th St). This doesn’t seem like nearly enough time to present […]

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Rental Property Near Downtown & Washington Ave

Filed in For Rent by on May 18, 2017
Rental Property Near Downtown & Washington Ave

2309 A Colorado: Gorgeous 2 BR Duplex for Rent $1495/Mo This Craftsman bungalow was totally remodeled several years ago and converted into a duplex.  Huge front porch, fenced yard, fenced parking,  2 bedrooms, ~1000SF. $1495/month. Security deposit is one month rent. Located just off Houston Ave, in In First Ward Arts District. Close to Washington Ave […]

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Heights Home Porch Vs. Privacy

Filed in Heights Homes for Sale by on May 15, 2017
Heights Home Porch Vs. Privacy

You Can Have Both in the Heights, Porches & Privacy Some people enjoy the privacy that a front-loading home offers. Just pull into the garage from the street, lower the door behind you and you are away from all the street noise, traffic, view, etc. Others enjoy their home’s porch and front yard. You now […]

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Lindale Park Home Prices-2017

Filed in Lindale Park Homes for Sale by on May 5, 2017
Lindale Park Home Prices-2017

Lindale Park, Houston, Home Prices-Early 2017 I say this again and again: I love Lindale Park! It and Brooke Smith are the two neighborhoods I have been promoting for years. This is a great little neighborhood of brick cottages and ranch style homes on big tree-lined lots. Wide streets and curbs too. I wish we had […]

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Cottage Grove Home Prices

Filed in Cottage Grove Homes for Sale by on May 1, 2017
Cottage Grove Home Prices

Cottage Grove New Home Prices Stable Cottage Grove  new home prices haven’t changed much. The typical new home is priced in the low $400’s for approximately 2300 SF home. Cottage Grove is one of those Houston neighborhoods where old homes are being completely being replaced by new homes. It is not like the Heights where cool old […]

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Houston Heights Spring Home Tour

Filed in Heights News & Events by on March 30, 2017
Houston Heights Spring Home Tour

Spring Home Tour April 8th and 9th, 2017 The Spring Houston Heights Home Tour is Saturday and Sunday, April 8th & 9th from 12 noon to 6 pm. The six homes on the tour range from 1900 to new period-style homes. Tickets can be pre-purchased at www.HoustonHeights.org for $20 or various shops around Houston Heights. On […]

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