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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:

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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Shady Acres Prices

Filed in Shady Acres Homes for Sale by on March 20, 2012
Shady Acres Prices

Shady Acres Prices Mid 2014 Update: this post is much out of date. Land prices have doubled, so house prices have gone way up. Original March 2012 post: Shady Acres is popular for new home buyers who don’t like the prices of neighboring Houston Heights. The typical Shady Acres recent construction home is built in […]

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1247 Waverly-New Construction

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on March 20, 2012
1247 Waverly-New Construction

1247 Waverly-Another Quick Update Mid 2014 Update: I sold these homes by HDT Builders long ago, but they have several other projects planned or in progress. Call for info. My previous post on HDT’s New Homes in the Heights showed 1247 Waverly as it looked 10 days ago. It has since had the floors finished (first […]

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HDT’s New Homes in the Heights

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on March 9, 2012
HDT’s New Homes in the Heights

One Remaining of The 3 HDT New Homes in the Heights Mid 2014 Update:  These homes have sold. HDT currently has 3 homes built and plans for others. Please contact me for info…Rich 1247 Waverly is nearing completion. 1245 & 1249 Waverly are under contract. All three of these homes are unique. This one has […]

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Downtown Hi Rise Condo For Sale

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on February 27, 2012
Downtown Hi Rise Condo For Sale

Downtown Hi Rise Condo – 2016 Main # 1822 If you are tired if being in the suburbs, or tired of being “near the action”, why not move downtown in be in the middle of everything in this hi rise condo? 2016 Main is a high rise condo building on the border between Mid Town […]

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