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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:

Lights in the Heights 2014

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 2, 2014
Lights in the Heights 2014

Lights in the Heights Map & Details This is the event where I feel Christmas season truly begins. Lights in the Heights (LITH). By then my tree must be up, and lights on the house, even if not in the mood to do so. Saturday December 13th, 2014 is the date. 6-9 pm. See the […]

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December Garden Oaks Gazette

Filed in Garden Oaks Homes for Sale by on November 30, 2014
December Garden Oaks Gazette

The Garden Oaks Civic Club meets Tuesday December 2nd at 7:00 pm. It is a brief meeting followed by a pot-luck dinner. It is being held at a different location this year, the Garden Oaks Montessori, 901 Sue Barnett. Details are in the Garden Oaks Gazette, attached. Garden Oaks is a unique area’ it was […]

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Brooke Smith New Home Prices-2015

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on November 29, 2014
Brooke Smith New Home Prices-2015

Brooke Smith new homes can still be bought for $500K on full size lots. See page on this neighborhood and Heights Interactive Map here. Brooke Smith remains the last corner of the Heights where land prices are reasonable. Lot-value properties sold for $170K to $260K this year for the typical 5000 SF lot. This compares to $300K […]

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Brooke Smith Home Prices-End 2014

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on November 28, 2014
Brooke Smith Home Prices-End 2014

Brooke Smith Continues its Transformation Brooke Smith  (See Interactive Map for location) continues it’s hot streak of renovations. Prices in general are below those of the rest of the Heights, but are steadily climbing. The table below gives a snap shot of prices. **DOM = Days on Market   ***LP/SP = ratio of list to sales […]

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Timbergrove Townhouse for Sale

Filed in Timbergrove & Lazybrook Homes for Sale by on November 12, 2014
Timbergrove Townhouse for Sale

762 Worthshire, in Timbergrove Manor, is for Sale. 11/28 Update: This house is under contract and is due to close early December. This small, secluded group of townhomes is at the end of Worthshire St. in Timbergrove Manor. This home is 944 SF, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 baths $149,900 It is very well maintained. Oak floors […]

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The Most Stunning Craftsman Style Home

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on November 8, 2014
The Most Stunning Craftsman Style Home

I finally got to visit the latest creation of Anthony Harnden of The Contemporary Craftsmen. His 512 Archer St in Brooke Smith is nearing completion and is on the market. 12/02/14 Update: The price on this home was just dropped from $849,900 to $799,900 and is under contract. This quality home will not be found again […]

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Buy a Brick – Help Houston Heights Fire Station

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 24, 2014
Buy a Brick – Help Houston Heights Fire Station

Buy an Engraved Brick to Help HHA Restore Fire Station The final phase of the Heights Fire Station restoration is upon us. Purchase a memorial brick with your name, or that of a loved one, or a pet. The bricks will be engraved and layed at the entry courtyard of the historic fire station on […]

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Free Concert Benefiting Sunshine Kids

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 24, 2014
Free Concert Benefiting Sunshine Kids

The Redneck Gala is a free concert benefiting the Sunshine Kids. Scott Mendell of Berkshire Harthaway HS Anderson Properties is coordinating the effort this year to raise money for the Sunshine Kids. The event is free, the concert is free, the food is free. Participate in the auctions if you wish. One of the items […]

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Woodland Park 100th Birthday

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 17, 2014
Woodland Park 100th Birthday

Celebrate Woodland Park’s 100th anniversary 10/17/14 Come out the evening of 10/17/14 to celebrate Woodland Park’s anniversary. Friends of Woodland Heights is hosting the event: “For 100 years, Woodland Park has provided Houstonians a haven of natural beauty.  Help us preserve this precious resource for coming generations by joining in the celebration.  Our wish list […]

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Entire Town for Sale-Pray Montana

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 16, 2014
Entire Town for Sale-Pray Montana

Pray Montana, Not Quite the Heights This has nothing to do with Heights area real estate, but I am always fascinated when I see an entire town for sale. I just spent a week in Yellowstone and it’s north entrance of Gardiner, MT. I was wondering around on a gravel road north of Gardiner looking […]

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