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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:

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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Houston Heights Homes For Sale – New Heights Construction By Ansari Builders

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on February 22, 2010
Houston Heights Homes For Sale – New Heights Construction By Ansari Builders

April 2016 Update:  These homes sold years ago of course, but the Heights is still booming in new construction. For more information on the Heights/Greater Heights please see: My page on the Heights/Greater Heights, the one source for understanding the Heights Heights Historic Districts. Maps, locations, descriptions of 7 Heights historic districts Interactive Heights Map See […]

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Looking for Land in Houston Heights Area?

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on February 12, 2010
Looking for Land in Houston Heights Area?

Looking for Land in Houston Heights? Mid 2014 Note: This is a post from early 2010. I keep it here because it seems almost quaint and charming. Land was easily available then, but impossible to find now.  Prices are twice the values described here. Most Heights land is done off MLS. Contact me or my […]

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Heights Home Sales & Market Update.

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on February 4, 2010
Heights Home Sales & Market Update.

Heights Home Sales Heights home sales had an end-of-year bump in December. This had been typical in years past as buyers rushed to take ownership by year-end for the property tax break. (If you don’t own it as of January 1st, you don’t get the homestead exemption). 2008 was an exception to every rule however, […]

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Random Thoughts of a Houston Heights Realtor, and Introducing Sockie

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 24, 2010
Random Thoughts of a Houston Heights Realtor, and Introducing Sockie

Sockie made me do it. He’s been cooped up so much with cold, wet, dreary weather that he convinced me we needed to get out and enjoy this beautiful Friday. Go to the beach.  Being a semi-workaholic, I justified the time off by taking a detour on the way to Galveston and taking new photos […]

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Unique Contemporary Townhouse in Northside-Quitman St.

Filed in Lindale Park Homes for Sale by on January 15, 2010
Unique Contemporary Townhouse in Northside-Quitman St.

Contemporary Townhouse in Northside-Quitman St Feb 2014 Update: This house sold long ago of course. This area was a hot bed of new construction prior to recession. Now, the only homes being built are by Ave CDC in Avenue Place. These are cool homes on Cetti, Darter, etc. Built in 2007, this 3 bedroom 3.5 […]

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