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Becky's Best Bungalow Bets for the week of 4/18/21: Top 6 + BCL Goes Live!

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Hello BBBB Friends:

The number of single-family homes available in the Heights slipped again this week after a strong week of sales (new contracts). I have 6 new listings to highlight today. Be sure to scroll down to check out price changes, new contracts, and final sales for homes that are Still on My List.

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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). 



The Week’s Featured Properties

Presented by Coldwell Banker

211 E 22nd St: $499,900

  • Houston Heights
  • Victorian style c. 1940
  • 3/3, 2052 sq ft on 4400 sq ft lot
  • Updated kitchen and baths
  • Pretty portrait windows in living and dining areas
  • Plenty of green space front and back (esp for a smaller lot)
  • Driveway access with auto-gate to 2 car detached garage
  • Curbed street provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Helms Elementary

Convenient location. Stroll to restaurants and shops on 19th and 20th or to Halbert Park just around the corner.

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Presented by Coldwell Banker

1234 Rutland: $650,000

  • Heights West Historic District
  • Craftsman bungalow c. 1920
  • 3/2, 1410 sq ft on 5640 sq ft lot
  • Renovated kitchen and primary bath
  • Side & front yards for green space
  • Party-sized back porch
  • Alley access to 2 car detached garage
  • Curbed street provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Love Elementary

Located on a lovely tree-lined block, just a few blocks from Milroy and Love Parks as well as the Hike and Bike Trail.

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Presented by Martha Turner Sotheby’s

714 Ralfallen: $750,000

  • Ridgewood
  • Craftsman bungalow c.1929
  • 4/2, 1917 sq ft on 5000 sq ft lot
  • Recent kitchen renovation, bath updates
  • All bedrooms down
  • Gameroom/Office on 2nd floor
  • Small side yard for green space
  • Driveway parking w/auto-gate access
  • Zoned to Field Elementary

Expanded in the mid-2000s to add a master suite with raised tray ceilings and a walk-in closet plus a second-floor bonus area. Quiet neighborhood. Walking distance to Field Elementary and Heights High School.

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Presented by Compass

1040 Dunbar: $775,000

  • Stude (Main/Cavalcade/Airline Triangle)
  • Farmhouse c. 1946
  • 3/2/1, 2776 sq ft on a 7500 sq ft lot
  • Double wrap-around porch
  • Freshly painted inside and out
  • Primary bedroom down
  • Huge game room
  • Lots of yard space front, back, and side
  • Auto gate to front entry 2 car attached garage
  • Zoned to Field Elementary

This farmhouse underwent a major renovation in 2006 adding the attached garage and a master suite.

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Presented by Compass

915 Harvard: $849,900

  • Heights South Historic District
  • Craftsman bungalow c. 1920
  • 4/3, 2026 sq ft on 6600 sq ft lot
  • Updated kitchen and downstairs bath
  • 4th bedroom or office with ensuite bath down
  • Garage APT (450 sq ft, 1 bedroom with full kitchen and bath)
  • Driveway access with auto-gate to 2 car detached garage
  • Curbed street provides additional parking
  • Zoned to Harvard Elementary

Great location! Steps from Harvard Elementary plus easy walk to Heights Merchantile and Donovan Park. Added bonus: overflow parking for parties at the Baptist Church next door. 

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Presented by Maddock Building and Realty

719 Wilken: $1,399,000

  • Pinelawn
  • Modern Farmhouse c. 2021 by Maddock Construction
  • 5/4, 3465 sq ft on 5000 sq ft lot
  • Nicely trimmed with lots of built-ins
  • Small green space
  • Porte-cochere
  • Driveway access with auto-gate to 2 car detached garage
  • Zoned to Field Elementary

Wilken is that street that no one knows about unless you live on it or are a realtor. Not a through street, it dead ends at Field Elementary.

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This Week’s Price Reductions & Status Updates

Presented by Compass

BACK ON MARKET

818 Allston: $799,990 was $850,000

  • Houston Heights (not in a historic district)
  • Queen Anne bungalow circa 1920
  • 2/2, 1390 sq ft on 6600 sq ft lot
  • Older kitchen and bath updates (stained wood)
  • Garage APTS (yes 2 of them)
  • POOL with water features and spa
  • Only green-space is fenced in front
  • Auto-gate to 2 car detached garage
  • Zoned to Harvard

What’s better than 1 income-producing garage apartment? Two, and this one has a huge 2 bedroom garage apartment plus a weensy little efficiency (perfect if you only own 3 outfits 😉).

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Image 419 E 24th
Presented by Compass

BACK ON MARKET

419 E 24th St: $1,050,000 was $1,070,000

  • Sunset Heights
  • Craftsman bungalow circa 1910
  • 3/3, 3351 sq ft on a 6000 sq ft lot
  • Updated yet maintains its period charm
  • One bedroom down with access to full bath
  • Owner’s suite up with wet bar and sunroom
  • Climate controlled wine cellar
  • Side porch overlooks a landscaped side yard
  • Alley access to 3 car attached garage☂️❤️
  • Curbed streets provide additional parking
  • Zoned to Field Elementary

Authentic Craftsman trim work throughout. Two blocks from Halbert Park.

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Image 716 E 18th
BHGRE Gary Greene

PRICE REDUCED

716 E 18th St: $1,150,000 was $1,179,000

  • Pinelawn
  • Modern Craftsman c. 2017 by CTC Luxury Homes
  • 4/3/1, 3242 sq ft on 5000 sq ft lot
  • Study with hidden closet
  • All bedrooms plus game room up
  • Large back porch overlooking small landscaped yard
  • Alley access to 2 car attached garage
  • Double parking pad in front
  • Zoned to Field Elementary

New-ish construction in a cozy neighborhood. Field Elementary is only half a block away. 

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Image 302 E 24th

PRICE REDUCED

302 E 24th St: $1,179,999 was $1,199,000

  • Sunset Heights
  • Craftsman Bungalow c.1910
  • 3/3, 2800 sq ft on 9000 sq ft lot
  • Renovated/expanded 2005
  • Primary bedroom plus secondary bedroom down
  • Secondary bedroom plus game room area up
  • Sunroom/flex room leads to the backyard
  • Back deck plus small yard with pool potential
  • Side street driveway access with auto-gate to 2 car detached garage
  • Curbed streets provide additional parking
  • Zoned to Helms Elementary

Tons of curb appeal plus a personal favorite: a red front door. East 24th is an attractive street with new/recent construction and mostly updated bungalows.

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Presented by Martha Turner Sotheby’s

OPTION PENDING

1024 Algregg

  • Price at time of contract:  $490,000
  • Original List Price:  $490,000
  • Days on Market:  4

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Image 1016 E 14th
Presented by Norhill Realty

UNDER CONTRACT

1016 E 14th St

  • Price at time of contract:  $550,000
  • Original List Price:  $550,000
  • Days on Market:  4

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Image 411 Omar
Presented by Boulevard Realty

OPTION PENDING

411 Omar

  • Price at time of contract:  $535,000
  • Original List Price:  $535,000
  • Days on Market:  6

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Image 345 W 27th
Presented by Martha Turner Sotheby’s

PENDING

345 W 27th St

  • Price at time of contract:  $727,000
  • Original List Price:  $727,000
  • Days on Market:  8

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image 303 Teetshorn
Presented by Hunter Real Estate Group

OPTION PENDING

303 Teetshorn

  • Price at time of contract:  $1,075,000
  • Original List Price:  $1,150,000
  • Days on Market:  18

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Image 721 E 17th
Presented by Compass

OPTION PENDING

721 E 17th St

  • Price at time of contract:  $1,089,000
  • Original List Price:  $1,089,000
  • Days on Market:  4

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Image 611 Ridge
Presented by Compass

OPTION PENDING

611 Ridge

  • Price at time of contract:  $1,549,900
  • Original List Price:  $1,675,000
  • Days on Market:  145

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Image 609 E 9th
Presented by eXp Realty

OPTION PENDING

609 E 9th St

  • Price at time of contract:  $1,599,999
  • Original List Price:  $1,625,000
  • Days on Market:  174

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Going, Going Gone!

Image 541 W 23rd
Presented by Compass

SOLD

541A West 23rd St

  • Sales Price:  $839,000
  • Price at Time of Contract:  $839,000
  • List to Sell Ratio: 100%
  • Original List Price:  $839,000
  • Days on Market:  38

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Image 813 Nicholson
Presented by Compass

SOLD

813 Nicholson

  • Sales Price:  $912,500
  • Price at Time of Contract:  $935,000
  • List to Sell Ratio: 98%
  • Original List Price:  $950,000
  • Days on Market:  17

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Image 1525 Cortlandt
Presented by Norhill Realty

SOLD

1525 Cortlandt

  • Sales Price:  $1,200,000
  • Price at Time of Contract:  $1,274,999
  • List to Sell Ratio: 94%
  • Original List Price:  $1,274,999
  • Days on Market:  16

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Image 941 Cortlandt
Presented by Greenwood King

SOLD

941 Cortlandt

  • Sales Price:  $1,216,920
  • Price at Time of Contract:  $1,200,000
  • List to Sell Ratio: 101%
  • Original List Price:  $1,200,000
  • Days on Market:  2

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Image 1300 Harvard
Presented by Compass

SOLD

1300 Harvard

  • Sales Price:  $1,430,000
  • Price at Time of Contract:  $1,274,999
  • List to Sell Ratio: 94%
  • Original List Price:  $1,274,999
  • Days on Market:  17

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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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