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:

HDT Homes on Waverly St.

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on November 16, 2011
HDT Homes on Waverly St.

The HDT Homes on Waverly St. are Progressing The three new HDT homes on Waverly are changing appearance rapidly now. The drought may be horrible for everything else, but it’s good for construction. 1245 Waverly is one of 3 HDT homes on Waverly under construction. It is the furthest along. The exterior is complete (the […]

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Shady Acres Homes For Sale

Filed in Shady Acres Homes for Sale by on November 8, 2011
Shady Acres Homes For Sale

Shady Acres Homes For Sale-2011 Shady Acres is just West of Houston Heights. Thus it is just West of N Shepherd/Durham, and just inside the 610 N Loop. There is no resemblance to the Heights however. The Heights has a lot of nicely maintained 1920’s-1930’s bungalows and Victorian homes. It also has a good mix […]

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First Saturday Heights Events

Filed in Heights News & Events by on November 4, 2011
First Saturday Heights Events

Heights Events The Heights is a cool place to live. It becomes even more so as the heat goes away and you can enjoy outdoor events again, and not just suffer through them.  These events become even more delightful as the holidays approach. It may seem I’m late in promoting these events happening tomorrow, but […]

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Shady Acres Land

Filed in Shady Acres Homes for Sale by on October 31, 2011
Shady Acres Land

Shady Acres land is a good alternative to land in the Heights. Prices are in the low $20’s/SF compared to $30-40/SF for the Heights. A quarter acre lot is available, plus a link to all MLS Shady Acres land for sale.

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Heights Rentals

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 27, 2011
Heights Rentals

  Heights Rentals are Tough to Find I regularly list homes for rent in Houston Heights, First Ward (Washington Ave/Houston Ave area), and Spring Branch. The Heights rentals often lease very fast. If it’s a cute, clean bungalow it rents quickly. The problem with older homes is with maintenance and updating. A house can be […]

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Eastwood Home Tour-2011

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 11, 2011
Eastwood Home Tour-2011

Eastwood Home Tour If you like bungalows you need to visit the 16th annual 2011 Eastwood Home Tour Oct 15th & 16th, 12:00-5:00. Tickets are $15. Eastwood is an East End neighborhood establised in 1913 by the same developer as my neighborhood, Woodland Heights. Naturally, you will see the same predominance of Craftsman style bungalows […]

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Bungalow Art

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 7, 2011
Bungalow Art

If you love bungalows, art, and strange things, you have to see “Fifth Ward Jam” as the two artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck call their latest work of art. Bungalow Art I’m not a reporter, and I only know what I’ve read about it, so I’m not going to write anything about it.See the […]

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Heights Contemporary Craftsman Home for Sale

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on October 6, 2011
Heights Contemporary Craftsman Home for Sale

Contemporary Craftsman Home for Sale – 936 Nicholson 936 Nicholson St, in Houston Heights is for sale at $509,900. 3/3/2 2643 SF on 4395 SF lot. This is a contemporary Craftsman style home built by Pyramid Builders in 2005. A Craftsman style home typically has strong, straight lines, overhanging eaves, exposed rafter tails, square support […]

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Heights Bungalows Featured in New HGTV Magazine

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 5, 2011
Heights Bungalows Featured in New HGTV Magazine

Heights Bungalows Featured in New HGTV Magazine Hearst Magazine and HGTV are introducing HGTV Magazine. I would not normally pay attention to a new magazine, but this one will feature 4 Heights bungalows in it’s premier edition. Heights bungalows! Pretty cool huh? The initial issue comes out Oct 4, per the initial press release on […]

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Heights House With Master Down – 1247 Waverly

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on October 2, 2011
Heights House With Master Down – 1247 Waverly

Heights House with Master Down Heights builder HDT has finished framing 1247 Waverly. This 2408 SF house on a 33 ft wide lot has a lot of unique features for a Heights home. One of these features is that it is a Heights house with master down. This is hard to find in Heights new […]

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