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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:

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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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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