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:
Looking for a new Heights home? Start with the kitchen The kitchen is the heart of the home. It is no longer the closed off room at the back of the house. It is not only where you cook; it is where you live and where you entertain. 212 -224 W 24th St. in Houston […]
Latest Prices of Woodland Heights Homes Woodland Heights is known for its predominantly Craftsman style homes; lots of bungalows with big porches, large overhanging eaves. These are making way for bigger homes though. They are mostly being renovated and big additions expanding the space. More and more though they are being knocked down and big […]
Sunset Heights Home Prices; New & Resale A fact of life in the Heights is that if you are looking for a new home around here, it will most likely be a tall-skinny home on a narrow (~25 ft wide) lot. Big new homes on big lots are generally around a million dollars+. The original […]
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. HDT Builders […]
Heights Area Million Dollar Home Sales The “Heights” has gotten to be a pricey neighborhood. Even million dollar home sales are fairly common and have have averaged about 50/year over the last 3 years (49 in 2014, 45 in 2015 and 56 in 2016). The second half of 2016 had 23 sales of homes list at $1 […]
HDT Builders – Two New Heights Homes with Apartments. Premier Heights Builder, HDT, has just finished 4 new homes in Houston Heights. Two of these are exquisite “Heights style” homes with wide entry steps, brick supports, richly detailed double porches in front and full quarters over the garage; 216 & 220 W 24th St, 77008. […]
Two Similar Homes-Two Different Kitchens Builders have a choice when building more than one home: Make them identical (Cheaper; fewer plans to pay for, easier to build duplicates, fewer decisions to make; buy fixtures in bulk, etc.) or make each one distinctive. Distinctive is the route HDT Builders chooses. They don’t build a lot of […]
Brooke Smith is on the eastern edge of Greater Heights, generally between Northwood and I-45. This area has some of the coolest Craftsman bungalows (the predominant style) of the Heights, as well as older Victorians. See my Interactive Heights Map for location. As I have mentioned many times before, this area is now booming in home […]
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 […]