Houston Heights Homes for Sale
If you’re looking at homes for sale in the Greater Houston Heights neighborhood, Signature Houston can smoothly guide you through all of the available options. Houston Heights (aka "The Heights") is a great neighborhood and we would love to help you find your home there.
Listed below are homes for sale in Houston Heights. For more information on any of these Houston Heights real estate listings, just click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of that property. We can provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.
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The History of Houston Heights
In the late 1800’s, The Omaha and South Texas Land Company purchased land and built the foundations of Houston Heights. Originally a streetcar suburb, the Heights was one of the earliest planned communities in Texas. It established its own municipality in 1896 and was later annexed by the city of Houston in 1919.
Today, the Heights is a vibrant neighborhood with walkable streets and beautiful homes. A wide variety of residential options make it an appealing neighborhood for individuals and families alike. The small-town feel of Houston Heights makes for comfortable living with the convenience of nearby downtown Houston. Let us show you why this unique neighborhood is a great place to call home.
Life in Houston Heights
The Houston Heights neighborhood is primarily residential though it boasts some of the area’s best bars, restaurants and coffee shops. Unique and eclectic retail shops are tucked into the strollable streets while vibrant mural art and gorgeous parks enhance the neighborhood landscape.
Houston Heights is full of activities for every family member. From street parties and neighborhood festivals to community building events and historic tours, there’s always something to be a part of in Houston Heights.
Houston Heights is very accessible and easy to navigate for outdoor enthusiasts. The MKT Trail has over 4 miles of hiking and biking trails and connects to the Heritage Corridor West Trail. This gives the Heights a connection to other downtown trailways and destinations.
Schools in Houston Heights
Houston Heights is home to several elementary schools as well as two middle, and two high schools. Recently, Harvard Elementary has emerged as a shining star with high rankings competitive with other premier elementary schools in Houston.
There are also several charter and private schools with one magnet school in the area. Houston Community College is also located in Houston Heights. Every school is conveniently located within the neighborhood making Houston Heights a wonderful location for families with kids of all ages.
Houston Heights Real Estate Market Overview
Historically, Houston Heights is one of the best performing, upscale neighborhoods in the Houston area. Over the last 10 years, both the homes and land in Houston Heights has continued to see appreciation. More homes and residential buildings continue to be built as the area continues to be popular.
Pricing Trends in Houston Heights
Since 2003, homes purchased in Houston Heights have seen a continued increase in price per square foot. The neighborhood as a whole has shown great stability through recent recession and remains an attractive and viable community.
Typical home prices range from $200,000 to well over one million dollars. There are a variety of homes currently available in the $400,000 - $800,000 range.
Available Property Types in Houston Heights
Over the years, many older homes have been demolished to make way for newer homes however, Houston Heights is home to three historic districts. Beautifully restored Victorian homes and bungalows are nestled among newer, custom-designed homes. Additionally, there are some townhome properties available throughout the neighborhood.
Experienced Houston Heights Realtors
With the wide variety of real estate available throughout the Heights, you’ll need an agent who knows the Heights inside and out. Signature Houston is ready to guide you into your ideal home. Contact us today and let’s discuss how we can help you call Houston Heights home.