Invest In Mesquite’s Future Industrial Growth With This Weekend One Hundred

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Now is a good time to invest, and the price is right for this one-level traditional home in Mesquite.

Now is a good time to invest, and the price is right for this single-story 1,282-square-foot brick home in Mesquite.

It’s practical and perfect for a young couple or retirees. Good school system: Check. Nice neighborhood: Check. Nearby shopping and dining: Check. Easy highway access for commuters: Check.

The home at 1700 Wheatfield Drive “offers a very flexible floor plan with large living rooms and a dining room with a vaulted ceiling,” said Realtor Rodrigo Cobos with Fathom Realty LLC.

Built in 1985, the corner lot home features an attached two-car garage, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms on a 5,000-square-foot lot. A large backyard is covered in grass and features a side patio.

In the kitchen, all appliances are included, including built-in microwave, oven, stovetop, dishwasher. refrigerator, washer, and dryer.

The large master bedroom features an attached bathroom with dual sinks, built-in medicine cabinet, and shower/tub.

Location, Location, Location

Located to the east of Dallas, Mesquite has its own local airport and an 18-hole golf course. A major downtown redevelopment called Front Street Station was announced in July, which will bring an event space, performance pavilion, and a small park, just a few miles from this home that’s nestled in the Samuell Parks Farms East neighborhood.

The property is convenient to Highway 80, Interstate 635, and I-30 at Republic Parkway, where a $71 million industrial park is slated to bring 500 new jobs to the city. It’s just minutes from Baylor Scott & White Medical Center and near Dallas Arboretum, White Rock Lake, and Texas Discovery Gardens.

The city’s largest employer is UPS, and Mesquite’s arts center hosts Mesquite Community Theatre, Mesquite Community Band, and Mesquite Symphony Orchestra.

Back To School

Mesquite ISD is home to Shaw Elementary School, Agnew Middle School, and Mesquite High School, all less than two miles from the Wheatfield Drive home.

Both Shaw Elementary and Agnew Middle School scored a high C from, with a B in school progress, which “shows how students perform over time and how that growth compares to similar schools.”

Mesquite High School fared slightly better, with a B overall and in school progress.

The home has been leased for $1,325 a month public records show, and could continue to be a l0w-maintenance rental property if you wish. According to Zillow, neighborhood home values in Mesquite have risen 4.4  percent over the past 12 months and projected home values in 75149 will increase 7.4 percent in the next year. Neighboring homes on Wheatfield range from an estimated $159,000 to $182,000.

Rodrigo Cobos with Fathom Realty LLC is listing 1700 Wheatfield Drive, Mesquite, for $170,000.


April Towery

April Towery studied journalism at Texas A&M University and has been an award-winning reporter and editor for more than 20 years. She’s covered everything from city council meetings to Death Row executions. Her favorite things to write are feature stories and humorous columns. She loves to make people laugh. She won first place in humorous column writing, second place in news writing and third place in serious column writing at the 2019 South Texas Press Association Awards and picked up first place in humorous writing at the 2018 Texas Press Association awards ceremony. She has numerous other recognitions, including the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ first-place award for special reporting, citing her continuous coverage of the College Station City Council and its violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act in 2006. She is the daughter of a longtime real estate appraiser and at one time knew her way around a floor plan. She lives in Wylie and is learning daily about real estate, architecture, and housing trends.

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