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:

Brooke Smith, A Good Place to Buy A Home?

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on December 30, 2009
Brooke Smith, A Good Place to Buy A Home?

Brooke Smith, Heights Mid 2014 Note: This is an old post written back in 2009. Everything about this area has changed. See My Brooke Smith page with links to more current posts. Brooke Smith is one of the “unpolished” parts of the Heights. There are gorgeous homes here, and some barely hanging on. It doesn’t […]

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Houston’s Lindale Park Home Prices

Filed in Lindale Park Sales & Price Trends by on December 17, 2009
Houston’s Lindale Park Home Prices

Houston’s Lindale Park Home Prices Have Appreciated. Lindale Park is wonderful Northside neighborhood of 1940’s cottages, plus a few bungalows and ranch styles. Click here to see my page on Lindale Park. Although still called Houston’s Hidden Jewel because most Houstonians have never heard of it, Lindale Park house prices have been steadily increasing. Appreciation hasn’t […]

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Lindale Park – Houston’s Hidden Jewel

Filed in Lindale Park Sales & Price Trends by on December 10, 2009
Lindale Park – Houston’s Hidden Jewel

Lindale Park- You Must Visit! I’m amazed at how many friends and clients I have who live inside the loop, or just outside, who know nothing about Lindale Park. It’s a charming 1940’s community that has maintained its uniqueness. It is just the other side of I-45 from the Heights, but a different world all together. […]

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The Rail is Coming, The Rail is Coming!

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 5, 2009
The Rail is Coming, The Rail is Coming!

Light Rail is Coming to Lindale Park Yes, light rail is actually coming to a neighborhood near you! Right up N Main and Fulton St. This will be an amazing transformation for the Near Northside area of Houston. Lindale Park (the Hidden jewel of Houston) will finally be connected to the rest of the world with the Graceland Station. […]

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Houston Home Sales Show Gain…Or Do They?

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on November 27, 2009
Houston Home Sales Show Gain…Or Do They?

Houston Real Estate Market Enjoys Second Consecutive Month of Positive Home Sales Volume.  The headline above was quoted from a recent HAR.com press release. Big deal!  Those two months were the aftermath of hurricane Ike…they sucked.  We were all busy chasing Reliant Energy trucks down the street, begging to get power back on. Then we hunted tree trimmers […]

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Houston Heights Home Prices – Part 2: Early 1900’s Homes

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on November 11, 2009
Houston Heights Home Prices – Part 2: Early 1900’s Homes

Can I Afford a Darling Little Craftsman Home in Houston Heights?
Everyone loves Houston Heights. Wonderful little Craftsman bungalows, stately Victorian homes, & the multitude of other styles of the early 1900’s. How are these priced?! Here is the answer.

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Art In The Heights. Houston Art Market

Filed in Heights News & Events by on November 4, 2009
Art In The Heights.  Houston Art Market

Houston Heights is becoming a center for arts. The eclectic mix of homes and shops draws people with artistic flair. Mich Cohen wrote the following post on our monthly art happening. The hip, the cool, the original Houston Arts Market is ready for the holidays starting Saturday, November 7 On Saturday, November 7, the First […]

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Day of the Dead, Brooke Smith 2009

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 27, 2009
Day of the Dead, Brooke Smith 2009

Brookesmith in Houston’s Heights Area celebrates Day of the Dead. Brookesmith is the pocket of homes in the NE corner of Houston’s Heights. The character of Brookesmith is much like the Heights. Wood framed bungalows and other early 1900’s houses. Some totally renovated, some “remuddled”, and others barely hanging on.

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Houston Heights New Home Prices – Part 1 New Homes

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on October 25, 2009
Houston Heights New Home Prices – Part 1 New Homes

Houston Heights New Home Prices I will talk about Houston Heights resale home prices in a later post. This one specifically targets new, single-family homes. The big factor in prices of all Houston inner-loop construction is land cost. Land in the Heights runs from $25-$40/SF, depending on location. Thus a 66×100 ft lot can cost $165,000-$265,000. […]

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Inner Loop Home Prices – Sticker Shock

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on October 21, 2009
Inner Loop Home Prices – Sticker Shock

Inner Loop Home Prices – Why so High? Why do these Houston Inner Loop Homes Cost So Much? January 31, 2014 notes: This is an old post, but the reasoning still stands. Land prices continue to go up, and so do house prices. See my Neighborhood Page on Houston Heights, and recent posts. I do […]

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