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:

Lindale Park Homes, Then & Now

Filed in Lindale Park Sales & Price Trends by on November 10, 2010
Lindale Park Homes, Then & Now

The Lindale Park Homes Original Sales Brochure This brochure showed up on the internet recently. I don’t know who the Modster is, but I thank him for sharing this. I love old neighborhoods, and original photos are especially cool, so I thought I would pass them on. I compare the old photos with recent photos […]

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HDT Builders’ Houston Heights New Construction-1017B Waverly

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on November 2, 2010
HDT Builders’ Houston Heights New Construction-1017B Waverly

HDT Builders’ Two New Homes at 1017 Waverly are in Trim Stage. 2014 Update: These sold long ago, but HDT has several projects on-going in the Heights. This means the interior door and window trim are being installed and cabinets are being custom-built on site. At this point, you can begin to get an idea […]

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Recommended Houston Heights Homes for Sale

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 23, 2010
Recommended Houston Heights Homes for Sale

Houston Heights Homes for Sale – Recommendations. In a recent post I made fun of Realtor’s decriptive terms, like the word “charming” (I really don’t like that word applied to homes). See Charming Houston Heights Homes for Sale in a previous post. In this post I am continuing along the same vein, in describing how I narrow a search […]

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Day of the Dead Celebration in Brooke Smith 2010

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 20, 2010
Day of the Dead Celebration in Brooke Smith 2010

Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Mexican Americans living here in the U.S. A celebration for the decesed. The biggest celebration I have seen was a few years ago in San Miguel de Allende. The Jardin was full of flower vendors selling bunches of marigolds; […]

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Charming Houston Heights Home For Sale…No, No, Not Charming!

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 17, 2010
Charming Houston Heights Home For Sale…No, No,  Not Charming!

What Real Estate Terms Really Mean I recently had a client who wanted me to use the word “charming” in marketing her Houston Heights house. Now, charming seems like a nice word, and evokes fond memories of the past…but not in real estate! Charming is a cover up for old those problems of an aging […]

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1017A Waverly – Update on Houston Heights New Construction By HDT Builders

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on October 4, 2010
1017A Waverly – Update on Houston Heights New Construction By HDT Builders

1017A & B Waverly are Houston Heights New Construction by HDT Builders. The exterior of this house has changed dramatically since the last update. The tapered columns and porch railings are in, and painting is in progress. Stairs to room over garage should be in later this week. The interior is piped and wired. Insulation passed […]

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Houston Historic Preservation Ordinance Update

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on September 22, 2010
Houston Historic Preservation Ordinance Update

A Revision to the Houston Historic Preservation Ordinance was recently drafted by the Houston City Council, after many tumultuous meetings. A revision that makes more sense to me but leaves some preservationist unhappy. Instead of re-hashing this article, I’ll quote from Houston Chronicle – 09/18/10 Chron.com:“The city on Friday released the final draft of a […]

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Close-Out EaDo Townhouse For Sale Or Lease! 914 Hutchins (at McKinney)

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on September 8, 2010
Close-Out EaDo Townhouse For Sale Or Lease! 914 Hutchins (at McKinney)

2305 SF 3/3.5/2  $309,000, or lease for $2250/month So, what is EaDo? It is East Downtown Houston. The new name came with a new vision. It is literally within walking distance of downtown Houston, Discovery Green, two ballparks, entertainment and much more. It is currently on the edge of all these activities. However, it is […]

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1017 A Waverly – Houston Heights New Construction

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on September 4, 2010
1017 A Waverly – Houston Heights New Construction

HDT Builder’s Houston Heights new construction at 1017A Waverly is progressing quickly. A/C and plumbing have been installed. The 42″ gas fireplace was installed Friday. Electrical work will be next, along with more City inspections. The front elevation is about to be transformed. The skirt around the porch is on: the photos shows detail of […]

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Wal-Mart is Coming to the Heights – Horrors !?

Filed in Heights News & Events by on September 1, 2010
Wal-Mart is Coming to the Heights – Horrors !?

Okay, I can’t take it anymore. The “Stop Wal-Mart” hysteria is just stupid. I live in the Heights (Woodland Heights actually, across I-10 from Target);  I love the Heights; I sell Heights homes for a living. It’s not like I’m an outsider. However, who the hell really thinks that Yale at Koehler is the Heights? […]

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