Heights News & Events

Swamplot’s Neighborhood of the Year

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 2, 2014
Swamplot’s Neighborhood of the Year

You’ll be happy to know that several of our neighborhoods were nominated for Neighborhood of the Year by my favorite real estate blog, Swamplot. It was an odd nomination process. It was NOT “best neighborhood”, it was “neighborhood of the year” which means any reason could be given; and you had to back up your […]

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Lights in the Heights 2013 – What You Need to Know

Filed in Heights News & Events by on November 29, 2013
Lights in the Heights 2013 – What You Need to Know

Lights in the Heights 2013, Woodland Heights Event Lights in the Heights (LITH) is almost here again. Here is what you need to know before getting here. Lights in the Heights is a 26 year old tradition of Woodland Heights. This hundred year old neighborhood is a perfect setting for strolling (not driving) these tree-lined […]

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Heights Holiday Home Tour-2013

Filed in Heights News & Events by on November 27, 2013
Heights Holiday Home Tour-2013

Heights Holiday Home Tour December 6,7, 2013 Coming up soon is the annual Heights Holiday Home Tour. December 6th & 7th. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at many Heights locations. Day of event price is $25. Tickets can be purchased online at Houston Heights Association for later pick up. Five homes are on the tour, and […]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 23, 2013
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson

We are changing our name. Next week Prudential Anderson Properties becomes Berkshire Hathaway  HomeServices Anderson. You’ll see the new signs all over the city, especially in the the Heights and nearby neighborhoods. What’s in a name?  Barron’s recognizes  Berkshire Hathaway as the No. 1 most-respected company in the world. That’s pretty darn strong. We’re proud […]

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Million Dollar Heights Homes

Filed in Heights News & Events by on September 16, 2013
Million Dollar Heights Homes

Million Dollar Heights Homes Used to be a Rarity They aren’t real common yet, but the number of high-end homes is increasing. This little neighborhood has always had its “good, bad and ugly” areas, but it never was uniform enough for the high dollar buyers. The area has transformed though, and the transformation is accelerating. Under […]

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Best Heights Neighborhood

Filed in Heights News & Events by on August 28, 2013
Best Heights Neighborhood

What is the Best Heights Neighborhood? As a Heights Realtor, this is a question I’ve been asked many times in the 20+ years I’ve lived here. And now that CNN recently  published that the Heights is one of the Top-10 Big City Neighborhoods in the U.S., the question comes up again. Asking the best Heights neighborhood is kind of […]

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Studewood Place – 1111 Studewood

Filed in Heights News & Events by on March 8, 2013
Studewood Place – 1111 Studewood

Studewood Place is Nearing Completion. January 2014 Update: I have no clue what is happening to these condos; they seem to be way behind schedule. MLS shows one unit just sold, and 3 others are available. Prices are $460K-$508K. The luxury  mid-rise in the Heights is nearing completion. When I first wrote on Studewood Place it […]

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Heights Day of the Dead-2012

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 26, 2012
Heights Day of the Dead-2012

Heights Day of the Dead I haven’t seen very much about Dias de los Muertos this year, Nov 1 and 2nd. Here are some links decribing a couple of the celebrations. The celebration is always anchored by Casa Ramirez Gallery at 241 W 19th St. in Houston Heights. Another neighborhood that has historically celebrated Day […]

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Arts and Crafts Style Lodge, Old Faithful Inn

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 16, 2012
Arts and Crafts Style Lodge, Old Faithful Inn

The Ultimate Arts and Crafts Style Building Before returning to more mundane real estate blog posts, let me show you the ultimate Arts and Crafts style building I saw in Yellowstone. The Old Faithful Inn was built in 1903, when the Arts and Craft movement was at it’s peak. This movement away from Victorian style […]

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Norhill Home Tour

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 11, 2012
Norhill Home Tour

Norhill Home Tour is this Weekend The Norhill Home Tour is this weekend 10/13 & 14th, 2012. Excuse the last minute notification, but if you like Craftsman style homes, or are just wondering what Heights homes are about, come visit these 6 homes. The link above will take you to Norhill Association site to purchase […]

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