Heights News & Events

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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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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