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 Mansion for Sale-403 Archer St

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on July 13, 2016
Brooke Smith Mansion for Sale-403 Archer St

403 Archer St is for Sale in Brooke Smith One of the biggest, grandest old homes in the Heights is for sale. 403 Archer St, in Brooke Smith. I have always drooled over this big old house with the 2 story columns. Rumor is that the developer of Brooke Smith was the original owner. The […]

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Brooke Smith Land Prices Stagnant

Filed in Brooke Smith Homes for Sale by on July 12, 2016
Brooke Smith Land Prices Stagnant

Brooke Smith Land Prices Stagnant Land prices throughout the Heights have been stagnant for the last year. I use this term because there aren’t many buyers out there, but there aren’t many sellers either….just stagnant. Builders aren’t jumping in to buy (unless the have already have a custom client) but sellers aren’t dropping prices to […]

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Home Price Survey: Oak Forest, Garden Oaks and Nearby

Filed in Oak Forest Sales & Price Trends by on June 29, 2016
Home Price Survey: Oak Forest, Garden Oaks and Nearby

Chronicle Annual Home Price Survey The Houston Chronicle does a yearly Home Price Survey where they list hundreds of neighborhoods and look at their price appreciation over the last year and last 5 years. Home owners look at these tables to compare their neighborhoods to others. Home buyers this info as tool (though not an exact […]

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829 Yale St-Giant Hole to become Victoria Condos

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on June 24, 2016
829 Yale St-Giant Hole to become Victoria  Condos

The Victoria Condos-40 units to Fill Giant Hole on Yale St Driving down Yale St in Houston Heights, you have  undoubtedly wondered what that giant hole is. The secret is over,  in fact, you’ll be able to live there if you want. For some time now, 829 Yale St in Houston Heights has been a very deep […]

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Leaving if Hillary or Trump is Elected?

Filed in Uncategorized by on May 19, 2016
Leaving if Hillary or Trump is Elected?

Good, Let Me Sell Your Heights House Nothing else needs to be said. See my Heights Area Website and Blog if you are looking to buy or sell.

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What are New Home Prices in Oak Forest?

Filed in Oak Forest Sales & Price Trends by on May 18, 2016
What are New Home Prices in Oak Forest?

Oak Forest New Home Prices-1st Q 2016 Sales of Oak Forest homes this past quarter totaled 76 homes, and almost a fourth of these were new homes. The table below gives a summary of these new homes sales. Resale homes will be covered in a future post. The data above isn’t a whole lot different than […]

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2016 Good Brick Tour

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 29, 2016
2016 Good Brick Tour

2016 Good Brick Tour-Sat & Sun 4/30 & 5/01 An inside look at the best in local preservation Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1 The following info and photos were taken from Preservation Houston website. Follow this link for map and more details. It is too late to purchase tickets […]

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White Oak Bayou Flooding in Heights

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights by on April 18, 2016
White Oak Bayou Flooding in Heights

White Oak Bayou Overflows its Banks Again The “Heights” is called that for a reason…its elevation is higher than the original town of Houston. So, there may be some street flooding like anywhere in Houston, but the bayou is the only place you have to worry about real flooding. Here are a few photos of […]

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Woodland Heights Home Tour 2016

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on April 10, 2016
Woodland Heights Home Tour 2016

Woodland Heights Home Tour There is still time to get advanced tickets to the 2016 Woodland Heights Home tour on April 15-17th. Tickets are $25 on the day of the tour, or $20 in advance at 10 locations in the Heights. Details are at the website for the Woodland Heights Civic Association, an excerpt is […]

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Latest Woodland Heights Home Prices

Filed in Woodland Heights Homes by on April 9, 2016
Latest Woodland Heights Home Prices

Woodland Heights Area Home Prices 1st Q 2016 What do homes cost in Woodland Heights? It is one of the Heights’ premier neighborhoods, so they are not cheap. A Quick look: Tear-downs (on a typical 5000 SF lot): ~ $400K ±$25K Nicely done 2/1’s: ~$500K ± $25K Nice 3/2’s: $600K ± ? New Homes: $1.35M ± $.25M For you […]

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