Leah Shafer

Leah Shafer is a content and social media specialist, as well as a Dallas native, who lives in Richardson with her family. In her sixth-grade yearbook, Leah listed "interior designer" as her future profession. Now she writes about them, as well as all things real estate, for CandysDirt.com.

Find Big Updates, Sweet Cottage Style in this Elmwood Home

By Leah Shafer / September 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Deep in the heart of Oak Cliff, there’s an Elmwood brick cottage with sweet style, big updates, and a friendly price tag.  Our Tuesday Two Hundred, at 1918 Newport Ave., has many of the upgrades you’d expect to find in new construction, but all the personality and charms of its era. Plus, it is only three […]

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Splurge vs Steal: Two Houses in Wynnewood North

By Leah Shafer / September 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Wynnewood North neighborhood in Oak Cliff is a gem with so much to offer buyers, including convenient access to downtown Dallas.  With around 350 houses, the community is north of the Wynnewood Village Shopping Center and used to be farmland until 1913 ,when all 820 acres were purchased for future development. Today, it is a thriving, […]

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Exceptional Dallas Open Houses Will Woo You this Weekend

By Leah Shafer / September 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss. This week, our houses range in price from $459,900 to $730,ooo.  Take a look! 

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Fundraising Blazes for Tenth Street Historic District Community Center Today

By Leah Shafer / September 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
tenth street historic district meeting

It’s North Texas Giving Day and one project is looking to preserve the history and celebrate the present-day residents of the Tenth Street Historic District of Dallas.  During Reconstruction after the Civil War, many emancipated slaves created communities together. Most of these Freedmen’s towns have been torn down or changed beyond recognition over the years, […]

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Kiestwood House Offers Potential for Acreage, Warm, Contemporary Interior

By Leah Shafer / September 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Just eight miles from downtown Dallas and a few minutes from Bishop Arts, a newly listed Kiestwood property impresses with its warm, spacious interior, potential for acreage, and great location in an established neighborhood.  The house at 3224 S. Ravinia Dr. sits on just over a quarter acre and the property backs to additional 1.75 acres that’s […]

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You’ll Flip for this Renovated Casa View Cutie, Now Sleek and Modern

By Leah Shafer / September 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Investors have their eye on the Casa View neighborhood in East Dallas and one company is making its mark with sleek, elegant interiors that look marvelous.  Our Tuesday Two Hundred at 2212 Tealford Dr. is an example of the work of KevCo Investments LLC. They flipped another house 1.5 miles from here earlier this year and it sold […]

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