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Development on Studewood-Studewood Place

Filed in Heights News & Events by on February 16, 2011
Development on Studewood-Studewood Place

New Heights Development on Studewood?…Studewood Place I just found out about Studewood Place. Until recently, I had not even looked behind the fence camouflaging the construction site at Studewood at 10th ½ St. in the Heights. Right behind my office, and I hadn’t even peeked. Too “busy” I guess. That’s probably true in many ways […]

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Houston Chronicle Article on the Heights (Part 2)

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 24, 2011
Houston Chronicle Article on the Heights (Part 2)

Heights Blends Old and New (Part 2 of 2) A modification of this post was published in the Houston Chronicle on 01/09/11. It was only published in their print edition, not online: House Styles in the Heights Houston Heights was started in the 1890’s. The predominant house style at that time was the Victorian. The […]

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Heights Blends Old & New – Houston Chronicle (Part 1)

Filed in Heights News & Events by on January 20, 2011
Heights Blends Old & New – Houston Chronicle (Part 1)

Heights Blends Old & New (Part 1 of 2) The Houston Chronicle published an article on 01/09/11 with the title above: The following is what I provided as background information, presented in two parts: What Attracts Buyers to the Heights? The main attraction to the Heights is its old neighborhood feel. This cohesiveness comes from […]

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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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