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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:

Contemporary Townhouse and Land For Sale Near Northline Rail

Filed in Lindale Park Homes for Sale by on June 29, 2010
Contemporary Townhouse and Land For Sale Near Northline Rail

The long awaited transformation of Fulton St and Near Northside begins… My previous post quotes others on the transformation occurring on Fulton St due to Northside Light Rail construction. Light Rail to Benefit Lindale Park Homes. A Contemporary Townhouse For Sale: 309 Quitman St This townhouse Value Should Greatly Benefit From New Rail Line. The […]

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Lindale Park Area Development – Light Rail Nearing

Filed in Lindale Park Sales & Price Trends by on June 28, 2010
Lindale Park Area Development – Light Rail Nearing

An extremely hot topic in Houston now is is the Northline Light Rail Project underway.  If you are looking for Houston’s next hot spot, this might be it. If you were too late to buy a Houston Heights or Idylwood home at a reasonable price look into Lindale Park.  Quoting from the Houston Chronicle: Metro’s […]

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Woodland Heights Historic District?

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on June 21, 2010
Woodland Heights Historic District?

Woodland Heights Historic District? Woodland Heights subdivision** is not yet a historic district, but took its first step in getting there by turning in to City Council a petition signed by 51% of residents.  Maybe it will join other Heights Historic Districts: Houston Heights East;  Historic Heights West;  and tiny Freeland Historic District. The historic designation issue was […]

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Available Homes for Sale in Woodland Heights

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on June 16, 2010
Available Homes for Sale in Woodland Heights

Woodland Heights Homes for Sale-2010 My previous post gave info about Woodland Heights homes, history and character. This one gives prices of some Woodland Heights homes for sale. As a Houston Heights Realtor and long-time resident of Woodland Heights, this is my favorite neighborhood. I live in a 1909 Craftsman bungalow on Omar St. The Craftsman style […]

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Houston Heights Homes Sales are Strong

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on June 7, 2010
Houston Heights Homes Sales are Strong

The Houston Association of Realtors (HAR.com) reported Houston home sales up again for April. Sales were up about 25% over April of last year. Their conclusion was that the increase is due to the effects of the First Time Homebuyer Credit, and seasonal effects (Spring, early summer are always good sales months). I won’t say […]

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Spring Branch Home Prices

Filed in Spring Branch Homes for Sale by on May 12, 2010
Spring Branch Home Prices

Spring Branch Home Prices- 2010 Generalizing Spring Branch home prices is difficult to do.  It encompasses such a large area and has so many subdivisions within it and around it, that it’s almost impossible to do.  The homes range from small little starter homes (my first house was here, on Tilson Ln) and go up […]

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Houston Close-In Neighborhood Price Trends – Part 2

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on April 19, 2010
Houston Close-In Neighborhood Price Trends – Part 2

Neighborhood Price Trends for Close in Neighborhoods See Part 1 of Houston Subdivision Price Trends where price trends of Houston Heights homes were covered. Considering buying or selling a Heights home? Check out the previous post. This data was taken from the yearly Houston Chronicle Subdivision price trends supplement which came out 04/11/10. I look forward to […]

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Houston Heights Price Trends & Surrounding Neightborhoods

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on April 15, 2010
Houston Heights Price Trends & Surrounding Neightborhoods

Houston Heights Price Trends The Houston Chronicle issued it’s yearly Subdivision Price Trends on 04/11/10. I extracted data for areas near the Heights,and surrounding neighborhoods in table below. Don’t look too closely at the price trends if there are very few sales. Woodland Heights for example (where I live) shows a decline in price. What […]

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Heights New Home Construction – Part 3 – Complete!

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on March 25, 2010
Heights New Home Construction – Part 3 – Complete!

 Houston Heights House for Sale. 931 Nicholson St $539,900 In part 1 and part 2 of Heights New House Construction Process, I gave a rough outline of how a Heights Pier & Beam house is constructed.  This final post just shows the (almost) finished product. The house looks rough during painting, even after granite, tile […]

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Lazybrook & Timbergrove, Where $300K Buys a Much Bigger House Than The Heights.

Filed in Timbergrove & Lazybrook Homes for Sale by on March 21, 2010
Lazybrook & Timbergrove, Where $300K Buys a Much Bigger House Than The Heights.

Lazybrook & Timbergrove Homes See my page on Timbergrove Manor & Lazybrook for laocation, maps, history, more. Lazybrook is another close-in Houston neighborhood unheard of by most. It adjoins Timbergrove, just north of 18th St; nestled in between the NW corner of the 610 Loop and the bayou running along E. TC Jester. A small […]

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