05/26/17 10:19am

If you were a musician in the ’70s and ’80s, you probably heard of Eric T. Schabacker. Well known in the recording industry and Orlando music scene as founder of Bee Jay Recording Studios, Schabacker was the first person to use computers in the recording business and worked with noted bands and artists from Michael Jackson, James Brown, and Emmylou Harris, to Joey Dee & The Starliters, Rossington Collins Band, Gary Wright, Backstreet Boys, Jimmy Page, and Lynard Skynard, to name a few. You can read all about Schabacker’s illustrious music career here, but today’s story is about the house that Schabacker built.

Curious? See it on SecondShelters.com.

05/19/17 9:52am
Rear at Sunset

4926 Deloache Avenue Dallas, Texas – Currently offered for $14.5 million.

Are you one of the thousands of Dallas home buyers scrambling to find the perfect lot to build your dream home?  Despite the frantic land grab sweeping North Texas, there are still several area neighborhoods offering prime lots to build and buy, but where are they?

We went straight to the source – Tony Visconti, a third-generation homebuilder, and owner/president of Bella Custom Homes – for expert advice on finding the right lot.

“Right now, with all the growth in the Metroplex there are several hot areas. Preston Hollow is one of my favorites, along with Frisco, McKinney, Southlake, and Flower Mound,” says Visconti, builder of 4926 Deloache fame.

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05/17/17 4:15pm
2500 Humble Ave - Exterior

2500 Humble Ave, Midland, TX currently listed for $410,000 – Photo Credit, Zillow

Former first lady Laura Bush’s childhood home at 2500 Humble Drive in Midland was just listed for $410,000 by Caroline Earles of Trudy Thomason Realty, boasting original design attributes from when Bush lived there from 1961 to 1963.

Find out more about the history inside this home on MidlandDirt.com.

05/16/17 2:31pm

5001 Mira Vista Circle Midland, TX $975,000

Look no further – this stunning custom build in Midland has it all. Situated on a lushly landscaped lot with covered patio and private fenced-in lawn, the European-inspired estate at 5001 Mira Vista Circle in Midland listed for $975,000 is the ultimate luxury oasis filled with countless designer upgrades, and intimate outdoor living areas perfect for hosting your next summer soiree.

Read more on MidlandDirt.com.

05/12/17 9:43am

Prestonwood Polo PlayersPrestonwood Polo and Country Club has Dallas abuzz over its new “field-of-dreams” development project in Oak Point after selling two residential lots its first day on market. The 22-estate master-planned community will be the first of its kind for North Texas, offering sizable 2.5 acre lots from $300,000 to $399,000. Backing to lush polo fields bordered by 200 Live Oak trees, each lot features prime views for watching the “sport of kings.”

“It truly represents the next echelon of country club living,” says Angela Downes of Virginia Cook Realtors, exclusive listing agent with a goal of building out the community over a three-to-five-year period.

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