Heights News & Events

Woodland Heights National Night Out

Filed in Heights News & Events, Woodland Heights Homes by on October 3, 2017
Woodland Heights National Night Out

Woodland Heights National Night Out Tonight It looks like a rain-out, but just in case it clears up: Woodland Heights National Night Out is tonight. WHCA (Woodland Heights Civic Association) celebrates the National Night Out tonight on the Norhill Esplanade. The event features: – A trio of food trucks, including; Churrasco Food Truck & Catering, Wokker […]

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Houston Heights Spring Home Tour

Filed in Heights News & Events by on March 30, 2017
Houston Heights Spring Home Tour

Spring Home Tour April 8th and 9th, 2017 The Spring Houston Heights Home Tour is Saturday and Sunday, April 8th & 9th from 12 noon to 6 pm. The six homes on the tour range from 1900 to new period-style homes. Tickets can be pre-purchased at www.HoustonHeights.org for $20 or various shops around Houston Heights. On […]

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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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Iconic Heights Theatre for Sale

Filed in Heights News & Events by on April 30, 2015
Iconic Heights Theatre for Sale

Own a Piece of History-the Old Heights Theatre Back in the day Here is your chance to own the centerpiece of Houston Heights, the iconic Heights Theatre on W 19th St. $1,900,000 will buy this piece of history. This has been a gallery space for years, Gallery M2. This blacked out decor and the old […]

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Sunday Streets in Houston Heights

Filed in Heights News & Events by on April 25, 2015
Sunday Streets in Houston Heights

Houston Heights Hosts Sunday Streets Again Sunday Streets returns to the Heights on April 26 from 12-4 p.m. The previous event in the Heights was on White Oak Blvd., this time it is on W 19th St, the most walkable street in the Heights. With traffic blocked from Yale to N Shepherd. This is not […]

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Heights Blvd Art-True South.

Filed in Heights News & Events by on April 16, 2015
Heights Blvd Art-True South.

Heights Blvd Art-Why We Love the Heights There are a million reason people love the Heights. Besides the cool century old homes, the great location, the sense of community, the ambiance…there is culture and art. Here is the latest: Last year the guys at Redbud Gallery in the Heights installed True North…displaying art on Heights […]

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N Shepherd Redevelopment-A New Sears?

Filed in Heights News & Events by on March 2, 2015
N Shepherd Redevelopment-A New Sears?

Garden Oak Sears on N Shepherd to be Redeveloped? Swamplot reports a tentative look by Weingarten Realty at redeveloping the old Sears store at 4000 N Shepherd. “Oaks on Shepherd” would be an open Praire-style shopping development with restaurant, grocery store and shops. This would transform this rather tattered looking store into a development serving all […]

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Heights Crawfish Festival

Filed in Heights News & Events by on February 25, 2015
Heights Crawfish Festival

Crawfish Festival in the Heights This years Heights Crawfish Festival should be the biggest one ever with 6000 people expected to attend. Saturday, March 7, 2015. 411 W 20th St, behind Heights Floral Shop. Admission to the festivities is free, crawfish aren’t free of course. They are $18 for a platter including corn and potatoes. […]

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Local Real Estate Market & Oil Price

Filed in Heights News & Events by on February 16, 2015
Local Real Estate Market & Oil Price

The hot topic in local real estate  is what low oil prices will do to our  market. A lot of people have pontificated on this.  The image below came from an article in  HAR Connect. It shows what some very knowledgeable people say. My thoughts lie in proper phrasing of the question: What is the drop […]

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Why do People Use Zillow?

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 31, 2015
Why do People Use Zillow?

I have always wondered why Zillow is used by so many home buyers. What is their magic allure? Why do so many people use it over the local real estate portal HAR.com? Maybe in other cities where the local MLS site sucks, but in Houston? I thought it made no sense. The Houston Association of Realtor […]

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