Elmwood

Over the past year, the Elmwood neighborhood of Oak Cliff has surged in popularity. Here, houses are around 1,500 to 1,600 square feet, usually three bedroom, and often under $300K. That affordability, coupled with the lovely topography and proximity to downtown Dallas, have buyers snatching up the Elmwood homes that hit the market (you can see three recent listings I’ve written about here, here, and here).

Our Tuesday Two Hundred is a great example of what’s available, located at 1715 Lansford Ave., near W. Claredon Drive and S. Edgefield Avenue. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,459 square feet on one story, built in 1947. This same house further north in Oak Cliff would be in the mid-$400s, says listing agent Crystal Gonzalez with David Griffin & Company Realtors.

“It’s hard to find a 3-2 brick house in Oak Cliff that’s in good condition for under $300,000,” Gonzalez said. “Elmwood still has a lot of character, with Tudors and cottage-style homes, but it has affordability — you can buy these great houses for less, which you really can’t do from I-30 down to 12th street.”

With recent renovations and cute curb appeal, this home offers a lot to buyers.

“The cool thing about this house is it has two living areas, which is great because you can still keep a formal area and have a big open space to entertain in with the kitchen and den,” Gonzalez said. “It’s near walking trails and in the heart of Elmwood, which has nice topography and lots of trees.”

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1518 Oak Knoll Front

Most people with kids have a wish list when it comes to home shopping. Casual entertaining, open floor plans, outdoor living, and a sweet master retreat all make homebuyers with children weak in the knees.

This brand new listing from David Griffin & Company Realtor Crystal Gonzalez has every single one of those things, plus a stellar backyard that will make summer a much cooler season. Check out our High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans!

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Weekend Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

The stunning East Dallas remodeled home at 428 Edgelake Dr. is one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every Thursday, in our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column, we round up the most promising and beautiful open houses. These are properties with unusual features and great looks in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time).

This week, our houses range in price from $244,700 to $999K. You’ll find a range of properties, from the renovated contemporary pictured above, to a lovely Winnetka Heights Craftsman.

 

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North Texas Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

The contemporary stunner at 7039 Coronado Ave. is a thing of beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

We enjoy bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas you definitely shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $409K to $1.195 million. You’ll find a range of properties, from the Lakewood contemporary pictured above (that pool!), to a Winnetka Heights Craftsman with wonderful historic charm. The range is big, and the options are great. Let’s go!

 

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DFW open houses

The foursquare Prairie at 5533 Swiss Ave. is a majestic beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every Thursday, we delight in bringing you the CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column, your insider’s view of what’s on the market, and which houses you’ve got to see this weekend. We pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $329,900 to $960K. We’re featuring the stunning Swiss Avenue Foursquare Prairie you see above (it’s to die for), as well as an updated Prestonwood home with a sleek interior, a serene contemporary in Crest Meadow Estates with over 3,000 square feet, and more. Trust us, this list is fabulous. Read on to see our finds.

 

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Dallas Open House Roundup | CandysDirt.com

The Winnetka Heights Prairie at 319 N. Willomet Ave. is one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every Thursday, we bring you the CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column with five standout properties you’ve got to make time to see that weekend. This is the result of days of research into what’s available now, what’s hot, and which open houses shine.

This week, our houses range in price from $499K to $1.099 million. You’ll find a range of properties, including the lovely Winnetka Heights Prairie pictured above, a central Dallas condo with colorful personality, and a Lakeshore Hills contemporary taken to the studs for a huge renovation. Let’s take a look!

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Winsome Winnetka Heights Prairie | CandysDirt.com

There’s something truly charmed about a historic home in Dallas. We don’t have that many of them (with more disappearing every year), and many haven’t been kept in good condition over the years.

That’s just two reasons why today’s Thursday Three Hundred was such a pleasure to discover. The home at 211 N. Edgefield Ave. is a winsome Prairie-style Four Square in North Oak Cliff’s Winnetka Heights. Its big spaces and light-filled rooms flow easily and this 1924 structure has been lovingly maintained.

With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,398 square feet on two stories, this is a good-sized house for the era. The location is prime, and the price is right. Let’s take a look before a buyer snatches it up.

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Crystal Gonzalez High Caliber Agent

If you’ve ever driven down West Davis Street toward the Bishop Arts District, you already know Crystal Gonzalez’s face. This North Oak Cliff Realtor takes great pride in representing some of the most beautiful and sought-after neighborhoods and enclaves in the area.

She’s driven, dynamic, and service-focused, earning her a near-permanent spot on “best of” lists — reason enough to call her this week’s High Caliber Agent sponsored by Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans. While we are always impressed with this West Texas-born gal, we wanted to find out more about her approach to building the kinds of relationships in this business that mean long-term success. This week, get to know this David Griffin & Company Realtor a little better after the jump!

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