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:

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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Lindale Park Prices-Early 2016

Filed in Lindale Park Sales & Price Trends by on April 6, 2016
Lindale Park Prices-Early 2016

Lindale Park Resale and New Home Prices It is exciting to say that there are some new homes for sale in the Houston neighborhood of  Lindale Park! This has been a long time coming and I think will start to transform the area just like new home construction transformed nearby Oak Forest. Let me start with the new […]

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Houston Heights Home Tour- Spring 2016

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights by on April 1, 2016
Houston Heights Home Tour- Spring 2016

Spring Houston Heights Home Tour Saturday and Sunday April 2nd & 3rd, 2016. Noon to 6 pm. Six beautifully restored or recently constructed homes are on this Spring’s Houston Heights Association Home Tour. It is too late for online ticket sales but tickets may be purchased before the event at Joshua’s Native Plants and Garden […]

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Heights Market Conditions Now: 3 Key Stats

Filed in The Heights & Greater Heights by on March 28, 2016
Heights Market Conditions Now: 3 Key Stats

Buyers’ or Sellers’ Market in Heights? See Stats.   Two years ago I wrote about this topic. What Price to Offer on a Heights House?   A year or so ago the Heights housing market was crazy: Multiple offers, short time on market, little inventory. It was definitely a sellers’ market. See an article I […]

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Oil, Energy, Chemicals, Heights Real Estate

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 9, 2015
Oil, Energy, Chemicals, Heights Real Estate

The Heights is Poised to Take Advantage of Relocations. I recently wrote about Local Real Estate and Oil Prices. I’m not going to expand on that here, but will add one observation. At a recent open house at a high-end Heights house, I had relocation buyers from Singapore, Thailand, and Netherlands visiting. They were all energy/chemical […]

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Researching Historic Houston Homes

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on October 12, 2015
Researching Historic Houston Homes

Researching Historic Houston Homes If you live in an old home; especially in the Heights or one of Houston’s historic districts (See Maps of Houston Historic Districts), you undoubtedly have an interest in the history of your house. Who wouldn’t love to know the details of their old home: when it was built; the original owner, […]

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Sunset Heights Land for Sale

Filed in Sunset Heights Homes for Sale by on August 17, 2015
Sunset Heights Land for Sale

Heights Land for Sale-Sunset Heights I recently closed on two parcels of land in Sunset Heights, 506 E 25th and 516 E 25th St. See a previous post on Sunset Heights Lots for Sale. These were two  separate parcels (across the street from each other) 6000 SF and 4500 SF. We asked $65/SF and received […]

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Heights Home for Sale-Great Features and Location

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on July 20, 2015
Heights Home for Sale-Great Features and Location

2200 SF Heights Home-in the Heart of Houston Heights What do people look for in a Heights home? Location, style, value, great surroundings, proximity to restaurants and …porches…Heights people do love porches! Here is a great Houston Heights home in a fantastic location. Heights House Location and Walkability 443 W 18th St is a lovingly maintained […]

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