The Retiree’s Guide to Houston: Settling In

Guest Post by Patrick Young of Able USA. Are you moving south for retirement? Well, Houston, Texas, is a great city for older adults. Not only does Houston have warm...

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Year-Over-Year Real Estate Sales Soar in June 2020

Did you think real estate sales would be down all summer? Think again! HAR reported that sales in June 2020 exceeded those in June 2019. Whoa, right? If you’re curious...

Tips for Staying Safe in Houston During COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases in the Houston metro area top 50,000, new restrictions are in place to try to slow the wildfire spread of the virus. We’re now at Level 1...


Check Out Houston's Bayou Greenways For Outdoor Fun

Check Out Houston’s Bayou Greenways For Outdoor Fun

If you’re like us, you’re searching for socially-distant activities to help you keep busy during the summer. For the outdoor ...
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Let’s Get Historic in Old Sixth Ward

Let’s Get Historic in Old Sixth Ward

There’s something remarkable about Houston’s historic homes. Rare design elements from the 1800s and early 1900s, paired with tastefully incorporated ...
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Pride on 19th Street

Pride on 19th Street

While COVID-19 has pushed back the Pride parade until the fall, we're still celebrating Pride Month on 19th Street. Keep ...
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Why (and Why Not) to Choose a 15-Year Mortgage

Why (and Why Not) to Choose a 15-Year Mortgage

With interest rates at historic lows, more homebuyers are interested in 15-year mortgages than ever. Who wouldn't want to seize ...
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Black-Owned Food Establishments You’ll Love in Houston!

The Heights Blog wanted to take this space and leverage it to encourage our community to support local -- and today ...
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Real Estate Sales Increase Year-Over-Year in March 2020

Real Estate Sales Increase Year-Over-Year in March 2020

Here is some great news we bet you didn't expect: Overall sales for the month of March nationwide increased from ...
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Yale Street Dog House Open to Support Essential Workers

While many doggie daycare facilities have shuttered while the majority of offices are closed due to COVID-19, Yale Street Dog ...
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15th Annual Heights Bicycle Rally to Take Place Memorial Day Weekend

15th Annual Heights Bicycle Rally to Take Place Memorial Day Weekend

The annual Heights Bicycle Rally and Scavenger Hunt will take place on May 23-25, a change from the usual fall ...
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Thinking of Adopting a Pet? No Time Like the Present!

Thinking of Adopting a Pet? No Time Like the Present!

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’re well-aware that we LOVE animals, and that animal welfare is ...
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