With a booming real estate market and its resultant high prices, people who want to live in the area are starting to think outside the box during their house hunting.
Kara Hagen and her family are not unique in that they were looking to capitalize on a robust real estate market in Oak Forest. They sold their one-story house on Cheshire, zoned for Oak Forest Elementary, to a builder who has since torn it down for a rebuild. It was what they did next though that set them apart.
Heights resident Ashton Martini of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty has become one of the top real estate agents in the area.
by Betsy Denson Chris Krienke has been a homeowner of a one story house on Althea in Oak Forest – zoned for Oak Forest Elementary – since 1997 and said she is not interested in selling it. That doesn’t stop the letters from coming though. “They come in spurts,” she said, “about two or three […]
By Cynthia Lescaleet For The Leader Planning a wedding apparently wasn’t enough of a project for a young couple settling in East Norhill. They also remodeled what had been his cottage into their home. In a way, the project echoed a traditional wedding verse. There was something old (the original house), something new (the master suite addition), something borrowed […]
By Cynthia Lescalleet For The Leader Having moved five times in as many years, the Netherland family settled into a west Heights cottage they’ve recently remodeled into what they’re calling their “forever house.” The 1920-built home’s location, near the Heights bike trail and 19th street, as well as the neighborhood’s vibe appealed to the couple, […]
Out of seven nominees for Swamplot’s Neighborhood of the Year, five are in The Leader area.
Every month, we get customized sales figures for Leader neighborhoods from the nice folks at the Houston Association of Realtors, tracking volume and average prices by ZIP code. While the average prices we report range from the $100,000s to the $400,000s, they are that – just average.
The Washington on Westcott Roundabout is more than just a circle to drive around for a group of local residents.
Three homes in Leader communities will be among the seven featured in the American Institute of Architects annual home tour Oct. 26-27. Homes were selected by a jury of industry experts to represent the finest in residential architecture. The two-day, self-guided tour is open to the public and offers a rare opportunity to walk through […]