BBBB for the Week of July 19, 2020: 🏘️ Hair on Fire Week in the Heights 🤯🔥

in Becky's Best Bungalow Bets, Heights

Hello BBBB Friends:

It was a spectacularly busy week for real estate in the Heights with increases in listings, new contracts, and final closings!  With so many new listings to choose from, I'm featuring 7 for you today! New contracts and closings were also up this week so be sure to keep scrolling down to see which homes may be permanently off your list. And don't forget to check out those homes that are Still on My List.

Have a great week!

Let’s go look at houses or talk about selling yours!!!
Becky

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*Note: For purposes of BBBB, the "Heights" is defined as the area between I-10 and Loop 610 N and between Shepherd and I-45). 
 

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THIS WEEK'S FEATURED PROPERTIES

1725 Blount: $725,000

  • Pinelawn Subdivision (Houston Heights)
  • Brick Craftsman bungalow circa 1929
  • 3/2, 1791 sq ft on a 5000 sq ft lot
  • Kitchen and bath renovations
  • Primary suite up, 2 secondary bedrooms down
  • Bricked patio with small "pet patch"
  • Side street driveway entrance to 2 car detached garage (Corner lot, access from side street.
  • Curbed street provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Field Elementary
Tons of curb appeal. Need more play space, the Field Elementary playground is just a block away.
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1501 Rutland: $794,000

  • Heights West Historic District
  • Victorian-style built 2011 by Distinctive Living
  • 3/2/1, 2397 sq ft on 3300 ft lot
  • Updated Kitchen
  • Small fenced side yard 
  • Driveway entrance (automatic gate)  to 2 car detached garage (Corner lot, enter access from side street)
  • Curbed street provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Love Elementary
Great central location just blocks from the Hike and Bike Trail, and shops and dining on 19th & 20th Streets.
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3505 Oak Ridge: $899,000

  • Norhill (south of 11th, not the Historic District)
  • Craftsman bungalow circa 1930
  • 3/2/1, 1792 sq ft on a 5000 sq ft lot
  • Updated kitchen and baths
  • Interesting raised beadboard ceilings in primary bedroom and family rooms
  • Greenspace is available in front
  • Screened in back porch w/ fireplace ❤️❤️
  • SPA/Hot tub
  • Garage APT (529 sq ft, 1 bedroom, 1/2 bath only, no kitchen)
  • Driveway entrance (automatic gate)  to 2 car detached garage 
  • Zoned to Travis Elementary
Charming bungalow located across from Hogg Middle School. Walking distance to restaurants on Studewood and 11th Streets including Mastrantos and BCK.
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2028 Harvard #1: $949,999

  • Houston Heights
  • Queen Anne bungalow circa 1900
  • 4/3, 2328 sq ft on a 9932 sq ft lot
  • Remodeled and expanded in 2016
  • Large covered back porch with beadboard ceiling
  • Small yard with mature trees
  • Garage APT (558 sq ft, 1 bedroom, full kitchen, bath) 
  • Driveway w/automatic gate in front for off-street parking
  • Curbed street also provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Field Elementary
The original 1955 garage has a garage apartment upstairs and storage downstairs. Potential alley access for a new structure would open up additional yard space.
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3012 Beauchamp: $950,000

  • Woodland Heights Historic District
  • Modified American Foursquare circa 1920
  • 3/3, 2928 sq ft on a 5500 sq ft lot
  • Renovated/expanded in 2008 & 2012
  • Small backyard
  • NEW Garage APT (built 2017, 508 sq ft. 1 bedroom, full kitchen & bath)
  • Driveway access w/automatic gate to 2 car detached garage
  • Curbed street provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Travis Elementary
Within walking/bike riding distance to Travis Elementary as well as Stude Park and the Hike and Bike Trail.
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515 E 18th St: $975,000

  • Sunset Heights
  • Farmhouse new construction by JPS Craftsman
  • 3/2/1, 3078 sq ft on a 6000 sq ft lot
  • Open concept 1st floor
  • Primary bedroom suite downstairs
  • Large 2nd-floor game room/living area
  • Concrete patio and small backyard
  • Driveway access w/automatic gate to 2 car attached/detached Porte Cochere
  • Zoned to Field Elementary
Yes, this is close to 610, however, there is an additional block between 28th and the freeway.
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2705 Julian: $1,550,000

  • Ridgemont (South of Woodland Heights)
  • Contemporary farmhouse built in 2020 by Heights Home Builders
  • 4/5/1, 4223 sq ft on a 5000 sq ft lot
  • 2nd floor: Primary bedroom suite plus 1 secondary bedroom
  • 3rd floor: 2 additional bedrooms
  • Gameroom on 2
  • Covered patio overlooking POOL
  • Front yard provides available greenspace
  • Driveway access with automatic gate to attached 2 car garage
  • Curbed street provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Travis Elementary
Lovely chef's kitchen with waterfall quartz island and professional appliances.
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Moving on...PRICE REDUCTIONS & STATUS UPDATES THIS WEEK

BACK ON THE MARKET

709 E 13th 1/2 St: $1,075,000

  • Kutschbach (Houston Heights)
  • Two-story Craftsman built 2011 by Southland Builders
  • 4/4, 2870 sq ft on a 6000 sq ft lot
  • 10' ceilings down/9' ceilings up
  • Nice trim-work and built-ins
  • Study/4th bedroom down with access to full bath
  • Covered back porch overlooking pool-sized backyard
  • Automatic gate to 2 car detached garage
  • Additional secured driveway parking
  • Zoned to Field Elementary
The Kutschbach sub-division is located south of 14th Street and west of Studewood near Heights High School. This neighborhood is zoned to award-winning Field Elementary and has become increasingly popular for its remodeled bungalows as well as new construction.
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OPTION PENDING

205 Munford

Price at time of contract:  $414,999

Original List Price:  $414,999

Days on Market: 16

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OPTION PENDING

1007 W Cottage

Price at time of contract:  $465,000

Original List Price:  $465,000

Days on Market: 5

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OPTION PENDING

1124 Jerome

Price at time of contract:  $598,000

Original List Price:  $598,000

Days on Market:  13

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OPTION PENDING

633 E 13th 1/2 St

Price at time of contract:  $649,000

Original List Price:  $649,000

Days on Market: 8

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OPTION PENDING

901 W Cottage

Price at time of contract:  $749,000

Original List Price:  $749,000

Days on Market:  5

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OPTION PENDING

610 Merrill

Price at time of contract:  $935,000

Original List Price:  $999,000

Days on Market:  69

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OPTION PENDING

1132 Highland

Price at time of contract:  $1,189,000

Original List Price:  $1,189,000

Days on Market:  4

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GOING, GOING, GONE


SOLD

1133 E 27th St

Sales price:  $452,000

Price at time of contract:  $465,000

Original List Price:  $465,000

Days on Market:  9

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SOLD

1115 Walling

Sales price:  $555,000

Price at time of contract:  $539,900

Original List Price:  $539,900

Days on Market:  2

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SOLD

441 Oxford

Sales price:  $595,000

Price at time of contract:  $585,000

Original List Price:  $585,000

Days on Market:  3

Seller's Contribution:  $5,000

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SOLD

216 Teetshorn

Sales price:  $750,000

Price at time of contract:  $750,000

Original List Price:  $750,000

Days on Market:  10

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SOLD

912 Key

Sales price:  $800,000

Price at time of contract:  $839,000

Original List Price:  $839,000

Days on Market:  45

Seller's Contribution:  $3,000

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SOLD

322 W 17th St

Sales price:  $892,500

Price at time of contract:  $925,000

Original List Price:  $925,000

Days on Market:  18

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SOLD

1434 Nicholson

Sales price:  $925,000

Price at time of contract:  $924,000

Original List Price:  $924,000

Days on Market:  3

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SOLD

3501 Oak Ridge

Sales price:  $980,000

Price at time of contract:  $997,000

Original List Price:  $997,000

Days on Market:  50

Seller's Contribution:  $5,000

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SOLD

1241 Arlington

Sales price:  $994,000

Price at time of contract:  $950,000

Original List Price:  $950,000

Days on Market:  2

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SOLD

801 Ralfallen

Sales price:  $1,006,000

Price at time of contract:  $985,000

Original List Price:  $985,000

Days on Market:  4

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SOLD

726 E 7th 1/2 St

Sales price:  $1,300,000

Price at time of contract:  $1,450,000

Original List Price:  $1,300,000

Days on Market:  113

Seller's Contribution:  $6,000

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BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE...

This is just the latest and greatest; however, there are still lots more on my list that you can check out here:

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