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 Sale, 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 $270,000 to upwards of $2 million. First-time buyers can choose from an affordable array of quaint bungalows in the $300,000 range, while family-sized homes start at about $450,000. Treed lots, fenced yards and lush lawns are common amenities. (more)
New construction is available, as are older homes that have been updated with modern conveniences. The condominiums/townhouse market in Houston Heights is almost as diverse. Available units are located in historical buildings, modern gated complexes and more. Prices range from $600,000 to upwards of $1 million.
Houston Heights, Texas Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Heather, a Luxury Broker Associate with Keller Williams Realty and Owner/CEO of Chilivetis Fine Homes, resides in West University Place, a community inside the loop in Houston. She specializes in residential sales in Houston and has been helping buyers purchase homes and relocate to this great city for years.
She holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Communications from the University of Texas in Austin and holds several prestigious real estate certifications. As a top producing agent, she has a Certified Negotiating Expert designation, is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and has also earned membership with the Million Dollar Guild (GUILD)! Members of the GUILD are top-notch real estate professionals who have proven success in the million dollar market.
After much success as a real estate agent, in 2015, Heather took the enormous step to achieving her broker's license. As a licensed real estate broker in Texas, she raises the bar in excellence when it comes to servicing her clients with competency, loyalty and efficiency. In her life before real estate, Heather was the Director of Corporate Communications for the US Operations of a multi-billion dollar global cement and concrete company. She is a highly skilled professional who upholds the highest standards in ethics and care when helping her clients.(more)
Heather believes in giving back to her community and is an active volunteer. She is currently serving West U citizens as a proud member of the good neighbor team. Formerly, she served on the Board of Directors for the Friends of West U Parks as the Public Relations chair. There are many qualities and skills that are required when it comes to being an excellent real estate professional: integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how Heather works.
Much of Heather’s success stems from her belief that communication is the cornerstone to any successful business transaction. She will listen and ask questions so she fully understands her clients' goals, and then she does everything possible to help achieve them. This means keeping herself accessible and responding quickly. She is always available. In Heather's work ethics, there is no such thing as 9-5. She works 24/7.
She uses her technology skills to complement her people skills and her enviable ability to get the most challenging transactions closed using her real estate knowledge and her seemingly flawless techniques of inspiring cooperation and smooth transitions. Heather has developed keen negotiation skills and can guide you through this process.
When not assisting clients, Heather enjoys vacationing with her husband visiting their home in Costa Rica and their condo in Destin, Fla. Heather's husband, Steve, has been a significant investor in Houston real estate for decades. Basically, their lives revolve around it. They invest so heavily in the market because they firmly believe real estate is an intelligent long-term investment and an essential component to a healthy wealth portfolio.
Heather is a loyal, enthusiastic and highly motivated REALTOR® who aspires to exceed her clients' expectations. Let her exceed yours!
Houston Heights Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of November 23rd, 2015: homes priced around $562,811 compared to $532,269 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +5%. For Wednesday, November 25th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.93%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.99%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.26%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.97%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Houston Heights TX. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Houston Heights to help you find the best home!