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Heights Real Estate Blog - Rich Martin Homes : Rich Martin Homes

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 Neighborhood Video

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on February 13, 2018
Brooke Smith Neighborhood Video

Video: Brooke Smith Neighborhood The Brooke Smith neighborhood is a fantastic part of the Heights. It has the same charm and same cool old homes, as neighboring Houston Heights, but at a lower cost. Take a look at Brooke Smith in this 3 minute video. Look at some of the new and old homes, as […]

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Brooke Smith New Home Prices-2018

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on January 23, 2018
Brooke Smith New Home Prices-2018

Brooke Smith New Home Prices Brooke Smith new home prices are less expensive than neighboring Houston Heights. In my previous blog post about this neighborhood, I wrote about the Prices of remodeled Brooke Smith homes and how I recommended them for their value. The same holds true for new construction homes in Brooke Smith. Lot […]

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Brooke Smith Renovated Homes-A Heights Bargain

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on January 16, 2018
Brooke Smith Renovated Homes-A Heights Bargain

Brooke Smith Renovated Homes-Why Buy Now? I think Brooke Smith renovated homes represent some of the best values in Heights homes. You can buy a very nicely remodeled house here for what a tear-down might cost in in other parts of the Heights. See below for examples and 2018 prices. Brooke Smith has been one […]

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Rental Property Near Downtown & Heights

Filed in For Rent by on October 17, 2017
Rental Property Near Downtown & Heights

Rental Property Near Downtown-Available Early November This Craftsman bungalow was totally remodeled several years ago and converted into a duplex.  It is now a rental property near downtown and near the Heights. Huge front porch, fenced yard, fenced parking,  2 bedrooms, ~1000 SF. $1495/month. Security deposit is one month rent. It is located in the First […]

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Woodland Heights National Night Out

Filed in Heights News & Events, Woodland Heights Homes by on October 3, 2017
Woodland Heights National Night Out

Woodland Heights National Night Out Tonight It looks like a rain-out, but just in case it clears up: Woodland Heights National Night Out is tonight. WHCA (Woodland Heights Civic Association) celebrates the National Night Out tonight on the Norhill Esplanade. The event features: – A trio of food trucks, including; Churrasco Food Truck & Catering, Wokker […]

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Heights Home with Private Front Porch

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on October 1, 2017
Heights Home with Private Front Porch

A Private Front Porch Gives Best of Both worlds August 2018 Note: 3 of these 4 homes were sold last year. The 4th one was rented to a friend of the builder who lost their home to hurricane Harvey. This home is now back on the market for sale. See 212 W 24th St. in […]

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Heights Home Sales after Harvey

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights by on September 15, 2017
Heights Home Sales after Harvey

Heights Home Sales after Harvey Should be Good This storm was horrible on people’s property and lives all over the city and surrounding counties. In the Heights though we were mostly high and dry (well, maybe not dry, but not under several feet of water). Thus the Heights homes on the market, or going on […]

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Little Heights Flooding with Harvey

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights by on September 14, 2017
Little Heights Flooding with Harvey

Minimal Heights Flooding with Harvey The Heights is named that for a reason. The Heights was built on much higher ground than the low, swampy, mosquito-infested area around Allen’s Landing… the new city of Houston. If the Heights ever floods, it means downtown Houston would be 20-30 feet under water. Other than the usual low […]

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Houston Heights Historical Design Guidelines

Houston Heights Historical Design Guidelines

Houston Heights Historical Design Guidelines-Draft 2 The first draft of the Heights historical design guidelines  were presented back in August. See my post here. The second draft of this has been issued and is awaiting a comment period before being presented to City Council for approval. The full guidelines pdf are here So what are […]

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Houston Heights New Home Prices – 2017

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on August 22, 2017
Houston Heights New Home Prices – 2017

New Home Prices are Confusing I make sense out of Houston Heights new home prices by categorizing according to lot size. The bigger the lot, the bigger and more expensive the new home. Since land cost is huge in the Heights ($50-$80/SF) compared to suburbs ($3-$4/SF) it is getting to be a luxury to have […]

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