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Heights Holiday Events

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 2, 2010
Heights Holiday Events

Heights Holiday Events – Mistletoe Madness and More Living in Woodland Heights is a delight. I can’t think of anywhere else (in Houston anyway) that I would want to live. Woodland Heights and adjoining Houston Heights are especially outstanding this time of year. There is something about Christmas in a wonderful old neighborhood that is enriching to your soul. If […]

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Recommended Houston Heights Homes for Sale

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 23, 2010
Recommended Houston Heights Homes for Sale

Houston Heights Homes for Sale – Recommendations. In a recent post I made fun of Realtor’s decriptive terms, like the word “charming” (I really don’t like that word applied to homes). See Charming Houston Heights Homes for Sale in a previous post. In this post I am continuing along the same vein, in describing how I narrow a search […]

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Day of the Dead Celebration in Brooke Smith 2010

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 20, 2010
Day of the Dead Celebration in Brooke Smith 2010

Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Mexican Americans living here in the U.S. A celebration for the decesed. The biggest celebration I have seen was a few years ago in San Miguel de Allende. The Jardin was full of flower vendors selling bunches of marigolds; […]

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Charming Houston Heights Home For Sale…No, No, Not Charming!

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 17, 2010
Charming Houston Heights Home For Sale…No, No,  Not Charming!

What Real Estate Terms Really Mean I recently had a client who wanted me to use the word “charming” in marketing her Houston Heights house. Now, charming seems like a nice word, and evokes fond memories of the past…but not in real estate! Charming is a cover up for old those problems of an aging […]

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Wal-Mart is Coming to the Heights – Horrors !?

Filed in Heights News & Events by on September 1, 2010
Wal-Mart is Coming to the Heights – Horrors !?

Okay, I can’t take it anymore. The “Stop Wal-Mart” hysteria is just stupid. I live in the Heights (Woodland Heights actually, across I-10 from Target);  I love the Heights; I sell Heights homes for a living. It’s not like I’m an outsider. However, who the hell really thinks that Yale at Koehler is the Heights? […]

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Random Thoughts of a Houston Heights Realtor, and Introducing Sockie

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 24, 2010
Random Thoughts of a Houston Heights Realtor, and Introducing Sockie

Sockie made me do it. He’s been cooped up so much with cold, wet, dreary weather that he convinced me we needed to get out and enjoy this beautiful Friday. Go to the beach.  Being a semi-workaholic, I justified the time off by taking a detour on the way to Galveston and taking new photos […]

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The Rail is Coming, The Rail is Coming!

Filed in Heights News & Events by on December 5, 2009
The Rail is Coming, The Rail is Coming!

Light Rail is Coming to Lindale Park Yes, light rail is actually coming to a neighborhood near you! Right up N Main and Fulton St. This will be an amazing transformation for the Near Northside area of Houston. Lindale Park (the Hidden jewel of Houston) will finally be connected to the rest of the world with the Graceland Station. […]

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Art In The Heights. Houston Art Market

Filed in Heights News & Events by on November 4, 2009
Art In The Heights.  Houston Art Market

Houston Heights is becoming a center for arts. The eclectic mix of homes and shops draws people with artistic flair. Mich Cohen wrote the following post on our monthly art happening. The hip, the cool, the original Houston Arts Market is ready for the holidays starting Saturday, November 7 On Saturday, November 7, the First […]

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Day of the Dead, Brooke Smith 2009

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 27, 2009
Day of the Dead, Brooke Smith 2009

Brookesmith in Houston’s Heights Area celebrates Day of the Dead. Brookesmith is the pocket of homes in the NE corner of Houston’s Heights. The character of Brookesmith is much like the Heights. Wood framed bungalows and other early 1900’s houses. Some totally renovated, some “remuddled”, and others barely hanging on.

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Save the Neighborhood!? Don’t Tear it Down!?

Filed in Heights News & Events by on October 19, 2009
Save the Neighborhood!? Don’t Tear it Down!?

Don’t Tear it Down? January 2014 Note: I wrote this post back in 2009. It still applies today. The multiple historic districts make preservation even more imperative. The Heights has gone through several periods of intense renovations. We are in one again. However, renovating a Heights home today is not for the faint of heart, […]

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