If you are looking for a new home in Houston, you may want to consider the Houston Heights neighborhood.
Homes in the Houston Heights area have continued to appreciate at a good rate, and it’s a great community.
Often simply referred to as “The Heights,” this neighborhood is located in northwest-central of downtown Houston with easy access to Downtown, the Galleria, the Medical Center and all of the Inner Loop. This community is known for its Victorian homes, shady boulevards and quaint shops and interesting restaurants.
Houston Heights was established as an alternative to the crowded, turn-of-the-century Downtown Houston. This suburb of was built on and named for its site on high land, bordered by White Oak Bayou.
This neighborhood is Houston’s largest intact historic subdivision. Known as Houston’s first suburbs, the Heights is home to many young professionals who want to have all the amenities of the city, with a little space to call their own.
The streets are lined with Victorian style mansions and charming restored bungalows. Houston Heights is recognized as one of Houston’s most stable yet diverse communities. Just North of the eclectic Montrose district and minutes from Downtown, the Houston Heights is one of the city’s fastest growing neighborhoods.
This neighborhood is also home to the Art Car Museum, a tourist attraction. Many of the older homes have been remodeled and over 100 Houston Heights structures are registered in the National Register of Historical Places.
There are approximately 3500 single family homes in the Houston Heights area with an average sales price per sq of approximately $150 as of 2005 according to data from the Houston Area Realtors MLS system.
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