Houston Heights Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Texas
About Houston Heights
With a great location and charming atmosphere, Houston Heights offers a family-oriented lifestyle in the heart of Houston's Inner Loop. Tree-lined streets, great schools, historic landmarks, eclectic shops, restaurants and galleries create an allure that many Houston-area homebuyers can't resist. Home seekers will find real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses, as well as residential land parcels. The architecture varies from modern homes to Craftsman bungalows and Victorians. (more)
Neighborhoods are dotted with gorgeous churches that date as far back as 1893. The Heights is bordered by Interstates 610 and 10, making transportation in and out of the community quite manageable. Downtown Houston is conveniently only minutes away, so those taking advantage of the employment opportunities of the city can easily commute.
Five neighborhood parks in the Heights provide facilities for walking, jogging, swimming, playing basketball, volleyball, and soccer. Community groups are popular, particularly those that promote the preservation of Houston Heights' history and maintenance of neighborhood landmarks.
Public schooling in the community is managed by the Houston Independent School District. There are 13 elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school serving the Houston Heights area. Community amenities include year-round events, such as Historic Heights First Saturday Arts Market, plus the Heights Library, HITS Theatre Company, Paul Carr jogging trail and a community center. The Heights is also a hot spot for boutique and antique shopping.
Houston Heights Home Prices
Home seekers will find a nice selection of single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses, and residential land available in Houston Heights. Prices for detached, single-family homes in Houston Heights range from $350,000 to upwards of $3 million. First-time buyers can choose from an affordable array of quaint bungalows in the $400,000 range while family-sized homes start at about $550,000. Treed lots, fenced yards and lush lawns are common amenities. Currently, the median price for a single-family home is about $700,000. (more)
New construction is available, as are older homes that have been updated with modern conveniences. When available, the condominiums/townhouse market in Houston Heights features units priced starting from $450,000.
Houston Heights, Texas Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Houston Heights Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of February 19th, 2019: homes priced around $504,108 compared to $504,108 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Tuesday, February 19th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.