Wolf creekFor this week’s Weekend One Hundred, we found ourselves back in Wolf Creek, where families are finding a still affordable pocket of Dallas — but possibly not for long.

You see, the post-war cottage we found for this week already has multiple offers. We found it last weekend, bookmarked it, and 10 days later, the sellers were entertaining several offers.

Why? We’ve written about Wolf Creek before — it is a great place to get the square footage you want, but at a price point that you can’t find often in other pockets of Dallas. You can find homes under that increasingly dear $250,000 range, and most if not all in this range are updated and renovated, and some even have additional amenities like pools or workshop space.

And just taking a gander at the area’s NextDoor page, it’s interesting to see how those who call Wolf Creek home describe the best things about their neighborhood — with words like, “peaceful,” “dog-friendly,” “family-friendly,” and “clean.”

Interest is probably further enhanced by the fact that it’s close to Red Bird Mall, which is now the focus of a revitalization project dubbed Red Bird Reimagined, where a decaying mall and adjacent properties are being transformed and well, reimagined. (more…)

Wolf CreekHow hot is Wolf Creek? Let’s put it this way: We’ve been telling you for a while how hot this area is becoming, with its affordable homes zoned for some really great Dallas ISD schools — but this week we got some real proof.

You see, the home we picked for this week had multiple offers nearly immediately (it’s only been listed for eight days at this point), and a contingency offer has already been accepted.

In LESS than a week, this home at 3350 Choir Street was snapped up.

Now, a there are a lot of reasons why this home would fly off the market — one, as we mentioned, it’s in Wolf Creek. Two, it’s priced at $175,000, which makes it darn near a unicorn in Dallas, with its three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Three, it’s zoned for Ronald McNair Elementary, which was recently one of the district’s Best Schools, and will be a STEAM Innovation campus starting next year. (more…)

Wolf CreekJust seven minutes or so from what is becoming a hot area thanks to revitalization efforts, our Tuesday Two Hundred this week takes us back to Wolf Creek.

We’ve talked about Wolf Creek before — it’s a great neighborhood full of ranch-style and 80s era soft contemporary homes that are well-maintained, affordable, and are being renovated and updated beautifully.

Wolf Creek is a great place to get the square footage you want, but at a price point that you can’t find often in other pockets of Dallas. Many homes, such as this week’s home, are priced in an increasingly dear $200,000 to $250,000 range. Most if not all in this range are updated and renovated, and some even have additional amenities like pools or workshop space.

There are only 16 houses currently in inventory, and several of them already have pending or contingent offers.

And just taking a gander at the area’s NextDoor page, it’s interesting to see how those who call Wolf Creek home describe the best things about their neighborhood — with words like, “peaceful,” “dog-friendly,” “family-friendly,” and “clean.”

And in the case of 1007 Golden Trophy Drive, you can also add, “incredibly close to future amenities,” because it’s roughly seven minutes or so away from Red Bird Mall, which is now the focus of a revitalization project dubbed Red Bird Reimagined, where a decaying mall and adjacent properties are being transformed and well, reimagined.

(Red Bird photos courtesy Omniplan)

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wolf creekNeighbors call Wolf Creek “peaceful,” “dog-friendly,” “family-friendly,” and “clean.” And you probably haven’t heard much about it — yet.

There is apparently something percolating over in Wolf Creek, because the Midcentury Cottage that Realtor Nyalls Carlton with eXp Realty showed us is the second home we’ve come across in the past month or so that just immediately grabbed our attention.

Not only is it a bright, light, modern home perfect for a family, but it’s also priced at a new buyer-friendly price that’s far below the Dallas median home sales price of $280,000 in October.

And you can tell this home is special from the moment you drive up to the curb — just look at that adorable turquoise door, and the covered porch that’s just begging for a few hanging flower baskets and a couple of cute chairs. (more…)

wolf creekConfession: In some kind of fit of serendipity, the home we are featuring in this week’s Thursday Three Hundred is in a neighborhood mentioned by a North Carolina publication we took issue with yesterday in the Wednesday WTF.

In fact, we had to do a double take when we saw the neighborhood this gorgeously remodeled home is in, because it’s nearly impossible to reconcile the claims from Roadsnacks and this beauty.

So welcome to Wolf Creek, where we found this beautiful four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home at 1736 Reynoldston Lane, listed by Suzanne Athey with RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs.

And just taking a gander at the neighborhood’s NextDoor page, it’s interesting to see how those who call Wolf Creek home describe the best things about their neighborhood — with words like, “peaceful,” “dog-friendly,” “family-friendly,” and “clean.”

Sitting on a corner lot in a mature neighborhood, this 2,688 square foot Traditional home built in 1969 has had a complete overhaul and even has a pool in the backyard. (more…)

Chapel CreekIt’s not often that you can find a home as well-built and luxurious as the ones in the sought-after Chapel Creek enclave of Frisco — and it’s almost unheard of to be able to name your price.

And yet, we’re telling you that you could.

This gorgeously elegant home at 6919 Deloach Court is being offered at auction (with no reserve) by Elite Auctions, who have become quite the go-to powerhouse when you want to attract the maximum amount of interest and the best auction price for a listing.

OPEN HOUSE PREVIEW | Takes place TODAY AND FRIDAY July 26th from 1-4 p.m. The no-reserve auction will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27 with registration opening at 9 a.m. Visit EliteAuctions.com/6919-deloach-ct-frisco-tx for pre-registration instructions and more photos.

This listing, a custom build by Sheldon Robinson Custom Homes, is going to attract a lot of attention. Robinson, a third-generation custom builder, has made a name for himself all over Collin County by creating beautiful houses that are built to impress, but also to provide all the creature comforts for day-to-day living.

And this Traditional with Robinson’s nearly trademark French influences is a classic example of his craftsmanship and attention to detail. The classic style is punctuated with a grand double staircase, wood flooring with inlay tile, vaulted ceilings, and incredible style choices throughout the home.

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Turtle Creek Tudor
If you want all the perks of city living, but crave a historic home with a large lawn and a pool, have we got a heavenly hip pocket for you! Our Inwood National Bank Home of the Week is a fantastic Turtle Creek Tudor at 4344 Avondale Avenue.
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10731 Bridge Hollow Court facadeWe love a livable home, especially a livable luxury home. So many multi-million dollar homes are filled with rooms that rarely, if ever, get used, but that’s certainly not the case with this modern Mediterranean at 10731 Bridge Hollow Court in the Creeks of Preston Hollow.

For those of you unfamiliar with that subdivision, it’s between Strait Lane and Inwood Road, just south of Royal Lane. Yep, the honeypot of CEOs, sports stars, and those with extremely discerning taste. (more…)