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:

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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Java Java Cafe for Sale in Heights

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 16, 2014
Java Java Cafe for Sale in Heights

Heights Land for Sale…Java Java Cafe The venerable (venerable being anything that has been in the Heights longer than than I have) Java Java Cafe is on the market for sale. The funky little 1940’s building isn’t worth a lot, but the 17,000+SF lot is valuable. The Heights is a now premier destination  for commercial […]

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Woodland Heights Re-hab House

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on October 10, 2014
Woodland Heights Re-hab House

Looking for a Woodland Heights Bungalow? 11/30/14 Update: This house listed for $425,000 and sold for $475,000. It was purchased by Heights Construction who plans to remodel and put back on the market. The house went under contract immediately (multiple offers) but took a while to close. 501 Euclid St. is a 2/1 bungalow with […]

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Norhill Bungalow Home Tour 2014

Filed in Heights News & Events by on September 22, 2014
Norhill Bungalow Home Tour 2014

It’s time…the bi-annual Norhill Bungalow tour is Saturday, October 18th, 2014. Noon-6pm. Advanced tickets can be purchased now for $20, or procrastinate and pay $25 at the door. Norhill is  a bungalow neighborhood.  A few cottages and foursquares are mixed in, but the predominant style is the Craftsman bungalow. Many of the homes of this 1920’s neighborhood came from […]

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