Remodeled vs. Updated? Home on Boyd Avenue Benefits From a Fresh Start

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Updating vs Remodel debate begins
2417 Boyd Avenue is an exquisite remodeled home in Parkhill…minutes from Colonial Country Club (photos: Tourmax)

We’ve discussed this before but it never hurts to bring it up again.  There is a difference between “updating” and “remodeling.”

To this Bowtie Realtor, “updating” is doing a little bit of this and a little bit of that.  Maybe it’s not the bare minimum, but it’s certainly not going full-blown remodel.  Repainting a few rooms or cabinets, sprucing up the yard or changing fixtures — that’s what I would call updating.

To the left is the kitchen circa 2012. To the right is the remodeled kitchen, complete with  Viking appliances, Restoration Hardware fixtures, and all the trendy colors of today

Remodeling is where you nearly take the home apart and bring it back to life again.  New materials, new rooms, new everything — that’s what I would call remodeling.  Just wait to see the Tarrant County Tuesday home and you be the judge.

The home at 2417 Boyd Avenue is a remodeled home.  Built in 1946, but looking like a brand new home, it is steps away from Colonial Country Club and TCU.  If you are familiar with that area you will know that it’s a highly sought after area and blanketed with amazing trees and shade.

The list of work, which lasted from 2016 to 2018, includes: all new flooring, tile, kitchen configuration, appliances, HVAC, insulation, roof, resurfacing of pool, coping around pool, all new fixtures and finishes, cabana in back, deck, fixed drainage issues in back, fireplace, outdoor grill, landscaping, home automation and much much more!

Definitely Remodeled

Not only is this home located in an amazing neighborhood, close to so many points of interest, but it features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a private study upstairs, an open floor plan, dining area, and a pool!  It definitely packs quite a punch.

Old pool photos didn’t paint a pretty picture, but 2417 Boyd Avenue now has a covered patio off the main home, pool and spa, and another covered entertaining area with fireplace and grill

Check out the new outdoor kitchen with fireplace and grill

Additionally, 2417 Boyd Avenue feeds into the highly desirable Tanglewood schools attendance area, which residents clamor for — Tanglewood Elementary, McLean Middle School, and Pascal High School.

What a Difference!

Kitchens, flooring, master bathrooms…those are the most important items for buyers as they search for their next home.  We’ve already seen the amazing transformation the remodeled kitchen has made, now let’s check out the bathroom.

The old shower leaves something to be desired.
Now that’s a remodeled shower!


Mary Cole of the ReMax Trinity Stiles/Mund Team has listed 2417 Boyd Avenue for $799,900. Come on in, the water’s fine, and this home is ready for someone to start enjoying the pool!

Well, that’s all from Tarrant County Tuesday this week Dirty Readers.  Thanks for reading and following and sharing!  As always, if you have questions, comments or great ideas for a post … hit me up!

Seth Fowler is a licensed Real Estate Sales Professional for Williams Trew Real Estate in Fort Worth, TX.  Statements and opinions are his and his alone.  Seth has been involved with the home sales and real estate industry in the Fort Worth area since 2004.  He and his family have lived in the area for over 17  years.  Seth also loves bowties!  You can reach Seth at: 817.980.6636 or  If you are looking for a Real Estate Sherpa to help you buy or sell … give Seth a call!


Seth Fowler

Seth Fowler is a licensed real estate sales professional with Williams Trew Real Estate in Fort Worth. Statements and opinions are his own - no matter how correct. Seth has been involved in the home sales and real estate business in DFW since 2004. He and his family have lived in the Fort Worth area for the past 15 years. You can reach Seth at 817.980.6636. Seth also loves bow ties.

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