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Amy Puchaty

Amy Puchaty is a luxury real estate writer and communications specialist whose marketing campaigns and copywriting work has appeared in numerous print and digital publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Denver Post, and Dallas Business Journal to name a few. Follow Amy at www.amypuchaty.com

11/17/17 7:30am

2849 Claudette Avenue is currently listed for $549,900 by Hans Stroble of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty Texas.

Now here’s a Friday Five Hundred you don’t want to miss! Situated minutes from the Bishop Arts District, Kessler Park, and downtown Dallas sits this three-bedroom, two-bath charmer that definitely lives up to the hype. With a 1,584-square-foot interior bursting with curated designer details modeled after European minimalism and trendy boutique hotels, you’ll want to get a jump on this one.

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11/10/17 9:30am

This week’s Friday Five Hundred is all about location, location, location! We found an adorable 1950s ranch just minutes from the Plaza at Preston Center on beautiful 6110 Del Norte Lane listed at $599,000. Although it’s at the top of our threshold for homes ranging from $500,000 to $599,000, we think it’s worth a look.

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11/07/17 9:09am

9215 Royal Pine Drive Dallas, TX – Photo Credit: Patten Custom Homes

Founded by Natalie and Feild Patten, Patten Custom Homes (PCH) is one of the premier custom home builders in Dallas, Texas. One look at a PCH new build, and you’ll see why their quality construction and high attention to detail has put them on par with the most sought-after builders in Dallas. In fact, over the last seven years, PCH has earned a reputation for extraordinary project management, fully transparent communications, and an unwavering client commitment.

“Our main goal with every client custom build, is to design and build as if it were our own home,” says Natalie Patten, owner of Patten Custom Homes.

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11/07/17 8:55am

 

Ahh beautiful Bluffview, a neighborhood prized for its hilly topography and 50-foot cliffs overlooking Bachman Creek. Known for stunning estate homes, topping sizable lots in a sophisticated, pastoral setting, Bluffview has become a hotspot for architects to showcase their talents.

This week we found the perfect Bluffview Splurge vs. Steal that puts the spotlight on this treasured Dallas neighborhood. Here we take a look at two Bluffview beauties, each with contemporary flair, and built to entertain, but with price points that are miles apart. Let’s compare and see what makes each home worth it.

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11/03/17 9:30am

This week we bring you a Friday Four Hundred that is chock full of upgrades, including a crystal blue pool, lushly landscaped lawn, and prime Northeast Dallas location just minutes from White Rock Lake.

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10/30/17 2:34pm

For those of you who love and adore Highland Park as much as we do, you’ll appreciate this week’s Splurge vs Steal. We are looking at two exquisite Highland Park estates, one a splurge and the other a steal — ahem, relatively speaking. Both offer a terrific location on larger lots, in the Tudor style we love, but with list prices that are miles apart. Let’s take a look and see what makes each home worth it!

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10/25/17 9:48am

31551 Horseshoe Drive is currently listed for $900,000 by Delroy Gill of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty. Photo Credit: LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.

Calling all fixers and flippers — this one’s for you! Nestled in a scenic mountain valley in desirable Evergreen, Colorado, rests this 5.5-acre equestrian estate with 3,586-square-foot main house, five-car-garage, and fully-equipped horse barn all for under a million.

“Sweat equity has never had such an amazing view,” says listing agent Delroy Gill of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty. “This horse property is on an amazing lot that overlooks a pond, and has rolling greenery for miles.”

See this outstanding value on SecondShelters.com now. 

10/04/17 12:43pm

2 Skyline Drive Trophy Club is currently listed for $475,000.

Get out your pocketbooks folks, this one will go fast! Feast your eyes on this impeccably remodeled family home in idyllic Trophy Club, just listed for $475,000, by Mindy Niehaus of Century 21 Nathan Grace Fine Homes & Estates.

Here at CandysDirt.com, we love a good before and after, and this one does not disappoint! Niehaus, who happens to be the original buyer’s agent for the current owners, is helping them sell it now, and put us in touch with the sellers, Brittany and Kemp, to get the story behind the home’s magnificent makeover. Let’s start with a side-by-side comparison, shall we?

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