Eric Prokesh is an interior designer whose work has appeared on HGTV, in books and publications including DHome, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, and House and Garden. In January 2005, HG named Eric one of the 50 tastemakers in America and DHome has included him as one of Dallas’ Best Designers for 10 years. Having lived most of his life in Dallas, he now calls Fort Worth home and is one of our experts on beautiful Fort Worth Dirt.
We love the Heights. It’s a treasure trove of grand, historic, turn-of-the-century mansions with breathtaking hilltop views keeping company with one-story Craftsman charmers, Mistletoe Heights is a fully evolved, blended neighborhood. The smaller bungalows get the same treatment as their grander neighbors with generous setbacks on raised lots. Mistletoe Heights is enlivened by a relatively […]Read More
Let’s talk about buyer friendly. Like this gem in Bluebonnet Hills at 3228 Wabash Avenue, which is uninhabited and available to be seen by appointment. “We’ve had to be creative in this environment,” says Briggs Freeman listing agent Ashley Mooring. “We’re also relying more heavily than ever on virtual tours and social media,” she adds. […]Read More
Gated communities in general — and Montserrat in particular — often get a bad rap as the locus of the over-the-top, lavish McMansions. And it’s true there is a little bit of everything in Montserrat, from turreted fairy tale castles to splashy modern spreads. But houses can aspire no higher than the taste level of […]Read More
Quirky? Perhaps I am doing this singular Monticello listing at 3741 Hamilton Avenue an injustice. The listing describes the style as eclectic. Whatever it is, it isn’t boring and in 1930, when this house was built, it must have been unusually eye catching. Built on a large lot, at the corner of Hamilton Avenue and […]Read More
I guess you know you’ve stumbled onto something good when a three-day-old listing goes under active contract while you’re writing it up. This townhouse at 1216 Fairmount Avenue certainly qualifies as a find — well priced and located three lots north of the lively Magnolia Avenue scene. Built in 2004, its instant, urban, industrial loft-style […]Read More
Alright. I’ll confess to having a bias against new builds, unless modern. They often come off as bombastic, with ground floors as cold as hotel lobbies, sightlines from front to back, rooms which seem to be all opening and no wall, and, depressingly built on semi-desolate lots with puny trees. It would appear that freshly […]Read More