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:

New Heights Homes with Distinctive Kitchens

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on February 1, 2017
New Heights Homes with Distinctive  Kitchens

Two Similar Homes-Two Different Kitchens Builders have a choice when building more than one home: Make them identical (Cheaper; fewer plans to pay for, easier to build duplicates, fewer decisions to make; buy fixtures in bulk, etc.) or make each one distinctive. Distinctive is the route HDT Builders chooses. They don’t build a lot of […]

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Brooke Smith Remodeled Home Prices

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on January 24, 2017
Brooke Smith Remodeled Home Prices

Brooke Smith is on the eastern edge of Greater Heights, generally between Northwood and I-45. This area has some of the coolest Craftsman bungalows (the predominant style) of the Heights, as well as older Victorians. See my Interactive Heights Map for location. As I have mentioned many times before, this area is now booming in home […]

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What are Brooke Smith New Home Prices?

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on January 19, 2017
What are Brooke Smith New Home Prices?

Brooke Smith new home sales were rough in the last half of 2016. See new home prices for this part of the Heights and prediction for 2017.

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Heights New Home Prices-Big Vs. Small Lot

Filed in Sunset Heights Homes for Sale by on November 17, 2016
Heights New Home Prices-Big Vs. Small Lot

Buying a Heights Home: Tall & Skinny Vs. Big Lot Buyers often gripe about new Heights homes being placed too close together. That is understandable, but land is expensive here.  Builders aren’t going to put a little house on a big lot (for a variety of reasons). They are either going to put a big […]

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Duplex for Lease in First Ward Arts District

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 19, 2016
Duplex for Lease in First Ward Arts District

Duplex for Lease Near Downtown-2015 A Colorado I have another cute duplex for rent in the First Ward Art District. This area is just south of the Heights, near Washington & Houston Avenues, near downtown. 2015 A Colorado is a 1BR/1 Ba unit of a duplex. It has been updated and has granite counters, all […]

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Heights Lot for Sale-509 E 25th St

Filed in Sunset Heights Homes for Sale by on August 19, 2016
Heights Lot for Sale-509 E 25th St

Sunset Heights lot for sale 50 x 120 ft. Build one or two homes. $408,000. Cleared, open alley, new homes all around.
Nice lots are hard to find in the Heights. Sunset Heights is a hot part of the Heights now for building. Get more info here.

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Preservation Houston – Woodland Heights Tour

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on August 10, 2016
Preservation Houston – Woodland Heights Tour

Walking Tour of Woodland Heights by Preservation Houston I have gone on several Preservation Houston Walking Tours of downtown Houston areas. They are all fascinating and led by very knowledgeable people. This coming Sunday, August 14th, their 90 tour will be in my neighborhood of Woodland Heights. Woodland Heights was a streetcar neighborhood of downtown […]

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Brooke Smith (Heights) Latest New Home Prices

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on August 10, 2016
Brooke Smith (Heights) Latest New Home Prices

New Home Prices in Brooke Smith, a Heights Neighborhood Brooke Smith is an area of the Heights with old Folk Victorian and Craftsman style homes. These are gorgeous when restored or remodeled. A lot of the older homes weren’t all that great to begin with, or have been too neglected to restore/remodel. These are the […]

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Heights Mercantile Coming; the Anti Mall

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights by on August 4, 2016
Heights Mercantile Coming; the Anti Mall

Heights Mercantile Site Prep Started Finally, another shopping area coming to the Heights! Ground work has started on a cool shopping experience coming to the Heights: Heights Mercantile, touted as the anti mall. More than a dozen unique shops (no chain crap), 4 chef-driven restaurants and creative office space. The best part is they are […]

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Downtown Area Rental-1011 Edwards

Filed in Uncategorized by on July 19, 2016
Downtown Area Rental-1011 Edwards

1011 B Edwards: 1/1 Rental Near Washington Ave & Houston Ave $1050/Month 1011 Edwards, unit B, is a cute updated duplex in the shadows of downtown. It is located off Houston Ave, near Washington Ave activities. It is also close to all the First Ward Art District with its hundreds of art studios. This is […]

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