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Tag: Houston Heights

Heights Project Approved Over HAHC Denial

Filed in Heights News & Events by on September 19, 2014
Heights Project Approved Over HAHC Denial

HAHC’s Denial of Yale St. Project Overturned Everyone living in the Heights has heard stories of struggles with the HAHC (Houston Historical & Archeological Society). These are the gate keepers who issue the Certificate of Appropriateness for any project in a historic district. Without this COA, nothing can be built or remodeled in a historic district. […]

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1539 Rutland St – Heights Renovation

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on September 18, 2014
1539 Rutland St – Heights Renovation

  HDT Builder’s third renovation in the Heights is complete! 1539 Rutland St, in Houston Heights is a Victorian home that has been transformed from a neglected house to a show piece. April 2016 Update: All of these homes by HDT have sold long ago but they have 4 new homes at 212-224 W 24th St. Prices:$650K to […]

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Before & After: Renovation of Heights Historic District Home

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on August 20, 2014
Before & After: Renovation of Heights Historic District Home

1845 Harvard is a restored/expanded home in Historic Heights East. This 4 minute slideshow gives views of the original house and shots during the renovation. Renovating any old home is a work of love. Tackling a project of historical significance takes caring, a lot of knowledge, and a group of skilled, dedicated craftsmen. Add the complexity of doing […]

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Heights Luxury Homes -Million Dollars Plus

Filed in Houston Heights Homes for Sale by on August 4, 2014
Heights Luxury Homes -Million Dollars Plus

How Many Million Dollar Homes are Sold in Heights? I’ve written about high-end Heights homes before, but now they are more common. 5 years ago you would have had a hard time finding such a home in the Heights. There might be one for sale, but typically it was very old, very large, and was […]

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New Home Construction

Filed in by on July 15, 2014
New Home Construction

Note: This article was written back in 2011 using houses being built by Ansari Homes as examples. Ansari is still building great homes in the Heights. I have a whole series of posts on the Home Buying Process if you are debating whether to buy or build. This article is a part of a series on the Home […]

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Historic Heights Buildings

Filed in Heights Historic Districts by on May 31, 2014
Historic Heights Buildings

The Houston Press just published in their blog the Top 10 Heights Historic Buildings. Most of these are iconic Heights buildings, but you never get tired of seeing and reading about them. A couple shown on their site are not the usual. See all ten here: Rest of the Best: Houston’s Top 10 Historic Heights Buildings […]

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Unique Heights Homes-Old Storefronts

Filed in Heights News & Events by on May 29, 2014
Unique Heights Homes-Old Storefronts

Old Storefronts are Truly Unique Heights Homes Note: These old storefronts are located in Houston Heights and Woodland Heights See my pages on each neighborhood. I am not a history buff, but I love old buildings and old houses. That’s why I live in the Heights and became a Realtor.. The Heights has a lot of […]

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What is the Heights Market Like Now?

Filed in Heights Price Trends by on May 8, 2014
What is the Heights Market Like Now?

What is the Heights market like? I just don’t have words to describe it. Frenzied would be best description. I’ll just list some developments going on now: Homes I just sold a couple of years ago in the $500’s are now selling in the $800’s Land that I recently listed for $45/SF in Sunset Heights […]

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Million Dollar Heights Homes

Filed in Heights News & Events by on September 16, 2013
Million Dollar Heights Homes

Million Dollar Heights Homes Used to be a Rarity They aren’t real common yet, but the number of high-end homes is increasing. This little neighborhood has always had its “good, bad and ugly” areas, but it never was uniform enough for the high dollar buyers. The area has transformed though, and the transformation is accelerating. Under […]

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Best Heights Neighborhood

Filed in Heights News & Events by on August 28, 2013
Best Heights Neighborhood

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 […]

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