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:

Recent Oak Forest Home Prices

Filed in Oak Forest Sales & Price Trends by on January 16, 2015
Recent Oak Forest Home Prices

Recent Oak Forest Sales Prices Here is a quick look at 4th Q sales of Oak Forest homes. These are resale homes, not new construction homes or even recent homes. These are the original 1950’s homes renovated to varying degrees. This will give you an idea of house prices for the little 1 bath and more […]

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Oaks of Inwood Home for Sale-4007 Black Locust

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on January 14, 2015
Oaks of Inwood Home for Sale-4007 Black Locust

Home for Sale in Oaks of Inwood Tired of looking at tiny little homes for $300K+ in Oak Forest? Drive north from the high priced Heights and Oak Forest on TC Jester. Just at Victory Dr you will  find this 4066 SF home on a 1/3 acre lot for $279,900. 4007 Black Locust is a brick 1983 executive home for sale in […]

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New Historic District in Independence Heights

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on January 12, 2015
New Historic District in Independence Heights

Starkweather Historic District in Independence Heights The City Council recently approved another historic district. This one is significant for a couple of reasons: It is only the second one outside the loop; it is in a part of town that has been ignored for a long time, in Independence Heights. Click on Menu Bar above for […]

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Historic Preservation Ordinance Review – Meeting Jan 12

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on January 11, 2015
Historic Preservation Ordinance Review – Meeting Jan 12

Meeting:Historic Preservation Ordinance Review If you are a builder or remodeler driving yourself crazy by trying to work in Heights historic districts, here is an additional way to add to the craziness. Attend the next meeting for the Historic Preservation Ordinance review. The next meeting is Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Annex […]

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My Broker, Mike Huff Receives Community Service Award

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 10, 2015
My Broker, Mike Huff Receives Community Service Award

2014 John E. Wolf Community Service Award Recipient: Mike Huff The Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) honors a member each year who does outstanding work in community services. This year it is Mike Huff, broker at Berkshire Hathaway HS Anderson Properties who was selected as the HAR member most deserving to be so honored. This […]

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Preservation Houston Walking Tour

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 9, 2015
Preservation Houston Walking Tour

1/1/15 Update: Cancelled due to weather. Rescheduled for Feb. 8th. Preservation Houston offers Architecture Walk tours on the second Sunday of most months. This months tour is downtown Houston, where the origins of this city will be traced. “Among the stops are the sites of the Texas Capitol, the president’s house and the city market, […]

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Houston Heights-Big New Apartment Complexes

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 24, 2014
Houston Heights-Big New Apartment Complexes

Big Projects in the Heights Traffic is already building up in the Heights; it’s going to be a lot worse though very soon. Several big apartment projects are under construction in the Heights, scheduled for completion in 2015.. Soon the only place left to build will be on Shepherd/Durham. Adios used car lots. (A couple […]

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Near Northside House Prices

Filed in Near Northside Homes for Sale by on December 9, 2014
Near Northside House Prices

Near Northside House Prices-Mid 2012 This article is good to keep around. It is kind of a base price for Near Northside home prices. See my main page on Near Northside Homes.   Prices of a Few Near Northside Homes for Sale are shown to help you (and me) get a grasp of this market. […]

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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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