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Old 07-13-2011, 01:27 PM
 
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my wife and I are considering movint to the Heights. Can some one please educate me on the difference between Houston Heights and Sunset Heights.

Aj
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Old 07-13-2011, 01:33 PM
 
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The Heights and Houston Heights should be one and the same. The area used to be an independent town, but was at some point annexed into Houston proper. I've never heard of Sunset Heights around here. Thought that was in California...
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Old 07-13-2011, 01:38 PM
 
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Sunset Heights is located by Yale and Cavalcade. Probably the worst looking part of the heights although there are some nice new homes and remodeled homes.

I would try to get into the Woodlands Heights...
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Old 07-13-2011, 01:38 PM
 
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I think Sunset Heights is a neighborhood in The Heights.
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Old 07-13-2011, 01:49 PM
 
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problem with Woodland Heights is the prices are out of my range. We both like the NewOrleans style house, new or several years old.
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Old 07-13-2011, 02:01 PM
 
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The heights in general is a very nice neighborhood so you have nothing to worry with either decision.
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Old 07-13-2011, 02:32 PM
 
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Sunset Heights is part of the Greater Heights, just not as renovated/gentrified.
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Old 07-13-2011, 02:35 PM
 
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Is it headed in the same direction as the rest of the heights? It seems to me as things have leveled out the past couple of years in the Heights. Am i buying at peck value?

Aj
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Old 07-13-2011, 04:05 PM
 
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I doubt you are buying at peak value, but nobody has a crystal ball. What people often refer to as "the Heights" is actually a lot broader area than the original Heights development. Sunset Heights is adjacent to Heights proper on the north side of it. The original housing stock was not as nice as most of the Heights. Some of the lots are just 3,000 square feet as well.

It has seen its share of new constructions and redo's, but that hasn't reached the same "critical mass" as you have in the nicer sections of the Heights. Prices reflect that. There is nothing wrong with it and if you have your heart set on one of the reproduction row house types, you might be able to find something there or on the northwest side of the Heights in Shady Acres, at a price point not obtainable in the Heights itself.
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Old 07-13-2011, 04:06 PM
 
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Is it headed in the same direction as the rest of the heights? It seems to me as things have leveled out the past couple of years in the Heights. Am i buying at peck value?

Aj
Things have leveled out a lot of places, and dipped, that has to do with the economy & housing market.
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