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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:

Renovated Heights Bungalow + Apartment

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on July 5, 2012
Renovated Heights Bungalow + Apartment

  Renovated Heights Bungalow For Sale 932 Tulane St in Houston Heights is a beautifully renovated and expanded 2/2/2 with apartment. January 2014 Update: This home sold long ago, of course, but Heights bungalows are great demand these days. Prices are much higher now. Call if I can help you buy or sell. It is […]

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Oak Forest New Construction-Update 2012

Filed in Oak Forest Sales & Price Trends by on June 3, 2012
Oak Forest New Construction-Update 2012

Oak Forest New Construction is Booming. January 2014 Update: There are later posts on Oak Forest. There are two recent developments in Oak Forest new construction. When I last wrote about Oak Forest new homes there were 15 new homes for sale, and they were mostly in Sec 1 of Oak Forest (the SE corner of […]

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Lindale Park Update-Late 2012

Filed in Lindale Park Sales & Price Trends by on June 2, 2012
Lindale Park Update-Late 2012

Lindale Park Update My previous Lindale Park update was Nov, 2010. In it I showed 14 homes active or pending. These ranged from $105K –$325K. Most of these were very nice homes. I drove through a few days ago and it’s entirely different feel. There were very few homes for sale, and no FSBO’s (For […]

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A Heights Townhouse that is not a Townhouse

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on May 30, 2012
A Heights Townhouse that is not a Townhouse

  Heights Home for Sale – Better than a Townhouse Update: This property sold soon after this post was done. The Heights market has since gone crazy. One of the biggest reasons for picking a townhome over a single family home is having a smaller lot. The smaller lot equates to lower land cost, and […]

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Heights Restaurants-Great Taste of the Heights

Filed in Heights News & Events by on May 17, 2012
Heights Restaurants-Great Taste of the Heights

Great Taste of the Heights-Check Heights Restaurants in one Place Who would have guessed that the Heights would have so many restaurants? Even a year ago I was telling clients that you had to go to Montrose or Washington Ave to eat. Not any more…new ones are opening all the time. I’m not going to […]

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Houston Heights Contemporary Homes

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on May 8, 2012
Houston Heights Contemporary Homes

Houston Heights Contemporary Homes January 2014 Update: These homes sold long ago, as did homes in Spring Branch. Contact Me here, to find out where they are building now. Houston Heights is not known for contemporary homes. Nearby Cottage Grove and Shady Acres have quite a few, but not the Heights. However,there are a few […]

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Heights Craftsman Home Vs. Heights Contemporary

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on May 8, 2012
Heights Craftsman Home Vs. Heights Contemporary

Heights Craftsman Home Vs. Heights Contemporary A comparison of two Heights homes for sale. Early 2014 Update: Whole Home Concepts is no longer builder spec homes in the Heights. They are still building unique customs homes in nearby areas. Call for info. Typically the Heights offers very few single-story recent-construction homes. I have just listed […]

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VantageScore, New Credit Scoring System

Filed in Heights News & Events by on April 21, 2012
VantageScore, New Credit Scoring System

New Credit Scoring System, VantageScore A new credit scoring system has recently been implemented. Actually a second system, I don’t know if it will replace the old FICO score or not. The old FICO (Fair Isaac Corp) system had a range of 300 to 850. This system has been around forever, and good, bad, or […]

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Available Homes in Garden Oaks

Filed in Garden Oaks Homes for Sale by on April 16, 2012
Available Homes in Garden Oaks

Garden Oaks Houses Garden Oaks is Oak Forest’s big brother. (See my Oak Forest page). Bigger lots, bigger homes, generally older. See my page on Garden Oaks describing how it was to be the next River Oaks until WWII came along and changed it.   While in Oak Forest you can buy a cute home for […]

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Oak Forest Houses For Sale

Filed in Oak Forest Sales & Price Trends by on March 29, 2012
Oak Forest Houses For Sale

Oak Forest Houses For Sale April 2016 update: This is an old post but good to get perspective on neighborhood trends. Oak Forest is one of the 1950’s neighborhoods I write about. If you are not familiar with Oak Forest area homes this link will take to to my Neighborhood Page. The Oak Forest market is still […]

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