Mexican bakery owner opts for Independence Heights 2BD

Kirk Michaelis acquired a two-bedroom, 1.5-bath home at 144 W. Whitney St. in Independence Heights from Fannie Mae and Hughes Watters Askanse LLP on Nov. 11.

The 1,185-square-foot property was built in 1966 in the Whitney Plaza subdivision.

Mr. Michealis is the co-owner of El Bolillo Panaderia, which comprises two bakeries that specialize in Mexican sweet breads in Houston. He previously owned a doughnut and kolache shop.

He also owns a three-bedroom, one-bath home at 150 E. Spreading Oak Drive in Northside/Northline.

According to, there have been 156 home sales in Independence Heights in the past 12 months.

Address: 144 West Whitney Street
Buyer(s): Kirk Michaelis
Seller(s): Fannie Mae (and others), Federal National Mortgage Association (and others) (and others) and Hughes Watters Askanse Llp
Sale date: Nov. 11, 2010