Deborah Kersey says one of her favorite activities at her home on Wakefield Drive has been listening to the sounds of nature. These days, however, she said those sounds have been replaced with the seemingly endless barrage of noise from crews working on the US 290 highway project. “I always liked to sit out in […]
Americans have loved craftsmen-style homes for centuries. Perhaps it’s because there is nothing so welcoming as solid porch columns, large, ample windows, and a warm wooden porch. One would never guess that several of these same timeless homes in Houston are so new-age, they have no energy bills. Independence Heights resident David Goswick has assembled […]
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.