Below you will find the most recent data on home sales and prices for the Greater Houston Heights area of Houston, Texas, which includes great neighborhoods such as Houston Heights, Woodland Heights, Norhill Heights, Sunset Heights, Brookesmith, and Shady Acres. This great neighborhood is the ultimate combination of hip culture and family-oriented, kid-friendly atmosphere. If you are interested in receiving monthly Houston and Greater Heights real estate news updates, then sign up for our RSS feed to receive instant updates. For more information about Greater Heights and to view past market updates, check out our Greater Heights neighborhood page. Or email us at [email protected].
Another really strong month for Greater Heights based on the number of homes sold in June. 140 homes sold in June, which is up 10 from the month of May. On top of the 140 homes sold, 84 homes went Option Pending in June. The average days on market for homes sold in June was 61 days. The market in the Heights continues to be very strong. No doubt helped along by all of the great retail and restaurants that is flooding the area. Places like Down House, Liberty Kitchen, Revival Market, and a host of other great restaurants along White Oak Blvd are really having a positive impact on the quality of life in the area.
Inventory levels in the Heights currently stands at 328 total homes active on the market and 138 new listings came on the market in the month of June. 296 of the homes currently on the market are single family homes and 32 are townhomes or condos.
The average price for properties sold over the past 12 months (ending in June 2012) was $363,837. That’s up 5% from the previous 12 month period (ending June 2011). With that kind of growth, the Heights is definitely one of the stronger markets in Houston.
Due to its affordability, location, and historic charm, Greater Heights is one of the most sought after communities in Houston. Most of the Heights was built in the early part of the 20th century. Although it is basically the center of town, back when it was developed it was known as the 1st suburb in Houston with trolley cars to downtown and ritzy boutiques along 19th street. The neighborhood went through some rough times in the 70s and 80s, but now it is one of the trendiest, family-oriented areas of town and the trendy boutiques and restaurants have returned to 19th Street and throughout the area.
The Houston Heights offers a diverse mix of old and new Victorian homes, early century craftsman homes, and newly constructed townhomes and modern developments. Subdivisions include some of the most sought after sections of Houston, including Houston Heights, Woodland Heights, Stude, Brooksmith, Sunset Heights, Shady Acres.