It is no secret that Houston, Texas is a fine place to live and raise a family. The city has a long history and is considered one of the most desirable places in the US to buy real estate. And when it comes to homes for sale, Houston Heights Real Estate is quickly becoming a favorite destination for those looking for a home.

Houston Heights real estate is a neighborhood comprising nearly 3,700 homes. The area is located just North of the I-10 highway and South of Loop 610 and West of Highway 45. Over the last ten years or so, the area has seen significant property appreciation as well as seen an overall boom in its home development.

Because of its location, Houston Heights real estate is an outstanding choice for those who want to be near downtown Houston. The area is surrounded by other neighborhoods of note such as Garden Oaks, Camp Logan, Memorial Park and Rice Military. This is a great area for families and for those who want to close to city activities and events.

In addition to a great location, Houston Heights real estate properties are steeped in history. The neighborhood got its start in the late 1800's. Houston Heights itself was founded in 1891 and the area has not lost its historic charm. In fact, the neighborhood has enforced deed restrictions which allow it to keep its historic nature and distinction. Many of those who own real estate in the area are proud that their homes and property are located in such an enchanting area.

Many of those who live in and own Houston Heights real estate say that the area has a small-town appeal that is virtually impossible to find in other areas of the city. One of its most distinctive features is Heights Boulevard which serves as the main street through the neighborhood and is known for its unique turn-of-the-century architecture. Within the area are privately maintained parks, giving the area even more charm! Families will love the Height Playground, which was designed and paid from by the property owners of the community. The area also has a truly unique business district that is fashioned in 19th century style. There are plenty of good schools in the area and the community offers several special events throughout the year such as the Historic Heights Home and Garden Tour, Fun Run, and Christmas in the Heights, to name just a very few of the many activities that Houston Heights real estate owners enjoy.

In terms of homes for sale, Houston Heights real estate is considered very reasonably priced when compared to other areas of the city. Starter homes are available for those who are looking to buy their first home. Larger, more expansive homes are also available for those who are looking for their dream home. Homes that are often available range from intimate bungalows to new construction homes for sale. Many of the new homes reflect the same type of architecture found in Victorian mansions.

Source by Claudine Chan