Heights News & Events

Another Victorian Home-Out of Town

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 10, 2012
Another Victorian Home-Out of Town

Victorian Home in Bozeman I just spent a vacation in Bozeman, Montana, and Yellowstone. This is the perfect time of the year to do this. The Summer crowds are gone, the temperatures are cool for hiking (their Fall seems only to last for 2 weeks-my timing was perfect), the elk and antelope come down from […]

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Studewood Fiesta Closing

Filed in Heights News & Events by on August 23, 2012
Studewood Fiesta Closing

Studewood Fiesta Closing The Fiesta store on Studewood is closing. I’m only writing about it, because it is causing a stir in the neighborhood. We don’t like change, we don’t like big, we don’t like Weingarten Realty; everyone knows they are bad (didn’t they cause turmoil with the River Oaks Theatre?), and also they are big. […]

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Long Point Fault Line

Filed in Heights News & Events by on August 12, 2012
Long Point Fault Line

  Long Point Fault line I keep getting requests for a map of the Spring Branch/Long Point fault line. Houston has fault lines all over. Not the earthquake kind, just slow slippage. The one I’m most familiar with is in Spring Branch. I’ve lived there, and sold a lot of homes there so I’m familiar […]

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Heights Restaurants-Great Taste of the Heights

Filed in Heights News & Events by on May 17, 2012
Heights Restaurants-Great Taste of the Heights

Great Taste of the Heights-Check Heights Restaurants in one Place Who would have guessed that the Heights would have so many restaurants? Even a year ago I was telling clients that you had to go to Montrose or Washington Ave to eat. Not any more…new ones are opening all the time. I’m not going to […]

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VantageScore, New Credit Scoring System

Filed in Heights News & Events by on April 21, 2012
VantageScore, New Credit Scoring System

New Credit Scoring System, VantageScore A new credit scoring system has recently been implemented. Actually a second system, I don’t know if it will replace the old FICO score or not. The old FICO (Fair Isaac Corp) system had a range of 300 to 850. This system has been around forever, and good, bad, or […]

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Craftsman Style New Construction Homes on Waverly

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 12, 2012
Craftsman Style New Construction Homes on Waverly

Craftsman Style New Construction Homes on Waverly-Update July 2014 Update: Contact me to find out about HDT’s latest Heights projects…Rich Craftsman style new construction homes are HDT’s specialty. Big porches, overhanging eaves, exposed rafter tails, heavy square columns, and simplicity of design, combination indoor/outdoor spaces are all part of Craftsman style homes. Whether a bungalow […]

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First Saturday Heights Events

Filed in Heights News & Events by on November 4, 2011
First Saturday Heights Events

Heights Events The Heights is a cool place to live. It becomes even more so as the heat goes away and you can enjoy outdoor events again, and not just suffer through them.  These events become even more delightful as the holidays approach. It may seem I’m late in promoting these events happening tomorrow, but […]

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Heights Rentals

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 27, 2011
Heights Rentals

  Heights Rentals are Tough to Find I regularly list homes for rent in Houston Heights, First Ward (Washington Ave/Houston Ave area), and Spring Branch. The Heights rentals often lease very fast. If it’s a cute, clean bungalow it rents quickly. The problem with older homes is with maintenance and updating. A house can be […]

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Eastwood Home Tour-2011

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 11, 2011
Eastwood Home Tour-2011

Eastwood Home Tour If you like bungalows you need to visit the 16th annual 2011 Eastwood Home Tour Oct 15th & 16th, 12:00-5:00. Tickets are $15. Eastwood is an East End neighborhood establised in 1913 by the same developer as my neighborhood, Woodland Heights. Naturally, you will see the same predominance of Craftsman style bungalows […]

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Bungalow Art

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 7, 2011
Bungalow Art

If you love bungalows, art, and strange things, you have to see “Fifth Ward Jam” as the two artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck call their latest work of art. Bungalow Art I’m not a reporter, and I only know what I’ve read about it, so I’m not going to write anything about it.See the […]

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