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 […]
Home for Sale in Brooke Smith Brooke Smith is a hot part of the Heights right now. A lot of renovation is going on, and even some new homes on the market. Gone though, are the little tear-downs available for <$100K. It is whole new market compared to just a few months ago. If you […]
Heights Home Prices The table below was excerpted from the yearly Chronicle report on Neighborhood Price trends. It shows Heights home prices. My previous post covered prices on these other neighborhoods: Oak Forest, Garden Oaks, Lindale Park, Shady Acres, Cottage Grove, Shepherd Park Plaza, Mangum Manor,Timbergrove Manor & Lazybrook. The Heights is a complicated […]
Houston Heights Price Trends The Houston Chronicle issued it’s yearly Subdivision Price Trends on 04/11/10. I extracted data for areas near the Heights,and surrounding neighborhoods in table below. Don’t look too closely at the price trends if there are very few sales. Woodland Heights for example (where I live) shows a decline in price. What […]
Interactive Map of Houston Inner Loop Neighborhoods These area areas I know, love, and concentrate on. Clicking on the name of the neighborhood will take you to my latest posts on that subdivision. I know, I don’t have posts on all these areas yet, but soon will have. If you are considering buying or selling a home […]
Brooke Smith Even if you are new to the Houston area, you know about Houston Heights; the 1910-1920’s neighborhood just inside the 610 N Loop. If you are a resident, you also know that there are many subdivisions within this larger neighborhood, some more desirable than others. One of the relatively unknown pockets of the […]
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.