New Year, New House: Richardson Tuesday Three Hundred

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There’s something exhilarating about having a home with a subzero glass refrigerator that has its own Twitter page, and a recliner with aquariums for armrests.

There’s something exhilarating about having a home with a SubZero glass refrigerator that has its own Twitter page, and a recliner with aquariums for armrests.

But this ain’t MTV Cribs.

It’s also exhilarating to be able to pay your mortgage and have a little cash to spare on a nice handbag or sports car. It’s called self-care, people.

This Tuesday $300k in Richardson falls somewhere in between. It’s a one-story home with a deep-end pool, two dining areas, two living rooms, and a 9,000-plus-square-foot lot.

This four-bedroom, two-and-one-half bathroom abode at 409 Fieldwood Drive will meet your needs without breaking the bank. It’s listed at $310,000.

Tell Me More

When looking for a good pick for Tuesday $300k, I’m challenged to spot something unique or interesting for our readers. You all are perfectly capable of using Google to find a home in your price range and even scheduling a private tour to check it out.

This home is special for a few reasons. It’s affordable but it has cool stuff. And it’s in a great location so you can avoid big-city traffic but also live in a nice neighborhood with access to good schools, and grocery stores.

Richardson is an upscale Dallas suburb, home to the University of Texas at Dallas and the Telecom Corridor. Jobs abound, with companies such as AT&T, Verizon, Cisco Systems, Samsung, Texas Instruments, and more.

The majority of the city is in Dallas County, but a portion also stretches into Collin County.

Richardson ISD has a good reputation and a solid B rating from There’s also a rich history in Richardson real estate.

Take It To Da House

Real Housewife of Beverly Hills’ Yolanda Hadid’s glass refrigerator

Nestled in the Richland Park neighborhood, the home has a horizontal layout and covers 2,368 square feet.

While the façade may not be brand-spanking new, the roof is, and it comes with transferrable-warranty 30-year General Aniline & Film lifetime shingles.

The home is close to a walking trail, playground, and tennis courts – and there’s direct access to U.S. 75 and Interstate 635. Kroger, Costco, and plenty of restaurants are also in your ’hood.

So, I think we’ve reached a conclusion. Save your money on the mortgage. Get yourself into this affordable home, and splurge on the glass refrigerator.

Broker John Prell of Creekview Realty is listing 409 Fieldwood Drive, Richardson, for $310,000.


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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