Articles by

Amy Puchaty

Amy Puchaty is founder and principal writer of Amy Puchaty Communications in Boulder, Colorado, a bespoke content services firm specializing in luxury real estate marketing. As a luxury real estate writer and communications specialist, Amy's marketing campaigns and copywriting work have appeared in numerous print and digital publications including The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Inman News, The Denver Post, and Dallas Business Journal. Follow Amy at www.amypuchaty.com

According to Irish lore, what fills the eye fills the heart. And this week, we followed the rainbow to a pot o’ gold! We found three fabulous Mid Century Moderns for you to tour, each with eye-catching interiors and designer upgrades to kick off St. Paddy’s Day weekend. Don’t miss your chance and be among the first to see what these green beauties afford.

Green-Door Beauty Reminiscent Of The Emerald Isle

 

Open house: Friday, March 15, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

(more…)

03/11/19 9:30am

Our Steal: Jack Harrell with Keller Williams Realty Dallas Preston Road has listed 10355 Cary Back Circle for $440,000.

House hunters, take note! Have you considered Northwest Dallas in your home search?

With close proximity to Love Field and the bustling Medical District, it’s a great spot for families and executives alike. Here we showcase two fantastic Northwest Dallas offerings that bring the wow-factor in our latest Splurge vs. Steal. The best part? They just hit the market, so you can get a jump on making your move before the masses strike.

(more…)

03/09/19 9:45am

Our Steal: Sally Stribling with Coldwell Banker Schmitt Key Largo has listed 36 S. Blackwater Lane, Key Largo, Florida for $839,900.

Crystal blue waves, umbrella drinks on the beach, the soothing calm of an ocean breeze – Key Largo has everything you need for one epic vacation retreat! As the self-proclaimed dive capital of the world, Key Largo, Florida is a mecca for watersports and outdoor recreation. Here snorkeling, diving, and tropical bevvies are the highlight of every day!

(more…)

03/08/19 9:45am

Jason Castro has listed 10111 Champa Drive for $519,000. Open House Show with live music by CASTRO this Saturday, March 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This is the East Dallas home you’ve been waiting for! And we have all the deets thanks to listing agent and American Idol wunderkind Jason Castro. Yes, real estate has the musician singing a different tune, and his latest listing is generating a buzz all its own. The three-bedroom, two-full-bathroom charmer just hit the market for $519,000 and comes chock full of upgrades. These include tastefully updated baths, new plumbing, and a lush backyard that’s ideal for entertaining.

Don’t Miss The Open House Show

CASTRO pictured here with brothers front and center, Jason Castro right, Michael Castro left.

The best part? Castro Property Group is throwing the first of a new event series at the home this Saturday and it is guaranteed to be an inaugural “Open House Show” unlike any you’ve ever seen before. There will be free food, drinks, and wait for it … an acoustic performance by CASTRO under the cafe lights in the backyard!!!

The Open House will kick off Saturday, March 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 10111 Champa Drive in Old Lake Highlands. A standard open house sans live music will take place Sunday, March 10, from 2 to 4 p.m.

(more…)

03/07/19 2:30pm

John Leles of Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty has listed 501 Lakeshore Boulevard #54 for $2.4 Million.

Looking for a room with a view? This rare condominium in north shore Lake Tahoe offers breathtaking panoramas from every window! Located in the sought-after enclave of Incline Village, the three-bedroom, three-full-bathroom gem allows you to live the country club lifestyle without those annual membership dues.

That’s because the perks of living here come with residency. These include fabulous town amenities like epic ski trails, tennis courts, a rec center, world-class golf, incredible water sports, and a number of pristine beaches. There’s even a clothing optional beach if that’s your thing!

Yes, Incline Village seems too good to be true, but it’s not. And you can start living the good life right on the water with our top pick for $2.4 million. (more…)

03/04/19 9:45am

Our Steal: Miranda Gonzales with Keller Williams Urban Dallas has listed 13436 Forestway Drive for $455,000.

Once a rural community on Dallas’ edge, this area has turned into a hot-and-happening hood, with plenty of restaurants and retail — and acclaimed Richardson ISD schools, to boot. Yes, this week we are taking you to Northwood Hills/Valley View, where suburban tree-lined streets and large lots make the houses here feel like home. The two we’ve locked eyes with are made for summer. Plus, they’re priced to sell, too. Each comes with generous interiors and oasis-style pools but with price points that are miles apart.

Which would you choose the Midcentury Modern splurge or the Renovated Contemporary steal? Take your pick and let us know in the comments.

(more…)

03/02/19 9:00am

Dallas designer, Lee Lormand, is a master at creating clean and timeless interiors like the one pictured here, and will be featured in the second Dallas Architecture Forum spring panel discussion on Mar. 5.

Staff Reports

Gear up for the spring season with inspiration from Dallas’ leading architects, designers, and landscape architects at the Dallas Architecture Forum spring 2019 panel discussion! The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, continues its Spring 2019 Panel Discussion Series on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 with “Design Inspirations Part Two,” moderated by Meg Fitzpatrick, President of MMF Strategies.

“Dallas and North Texas are known for award-winning projects – residences and public buildings, interiors and landscapes. With this panel The Forum will continue its exploration of what motivates and inspires some of our area’s outstanding design professionals to create their highly regarded projects,” stated Forum Executive Director Nate Eudaly. “These design leaders will highlight some of their amazing projects, and there will be time for those attending to ask our esteemed panelists more about their work.”

Panels are free for both Forum members and the general public as a public outreach of The Forum. The discussion begins at 6:30 pm, with complimentary beverages available beginning at 6:15 pm. No reservations are needed to attend. As a bonus, one CEU AIA credit is available.

(more…)

03/01/19 2:30pm

Colorado second home buyers take note! With a $115,000 effective price improvement and a coveted Cordillera location in Edwards, this mountain home deserves a look.

According to listing agent Andie Ohde with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, the mountain contemporary estate offers a main house on 2.195-acres. But now, it also includes an adjacent 1.420-acre-lot with log cabin. This accounts for a total of 3.615-acres and the asking price is only $1.375 million for both!

(more…)