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Modern Design Brothers Build Masterpiece in East Dallas’ Hippest Hood

By Elaine Raffel / January 15, 2020 / 2 Comments

Modern Design Brothers have brought hip midcentury design to a hip neighborhood of Little Forest Hills with their spec at 9026 Groveland.

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Garage Living Wants to Enhance Your Home’s Drive-In Appeal

By Elaine Raffel / December 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

If Conway Reimer has anything to say about it, garages should never have to take a back seat to the rest of the house.

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Bella Custom Homes Gorgeous Spec Build is The Perfect Backdrop

By Elaine Raffel / December 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

What ultra-luxe Italian Renaissance manse doubles as a YouTube star? Turns out, it’s a Bella Custom Home: the 14,000-square-foot Preston Hollow spec was front and center in the Dallas String Quartet’s latest music video — an electrified, jazz-influenced rendition of the sexy Shawn Mendes/Camila Cabello hit “Senorita.”  For Bella owner and president Tony Visconti, this […]

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Neighborhood Knock-Outs: These Midway Hollow Specs Exemplify Contemporary Cool

By Elaine Raffel / November 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s impossible not to notice the plethora of exceptional contemporaries in Midway Hollow — and the Iconic Real Estate signs in front of them. Each exemplifies the CandysDirt.com-approved builder’s trademark style: homes that are sleek and modern, yet at the same time, warm and inviting. “Our aesthetic leans toward minimalism and a mix of materials,” […]

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Living Large in Desco’s Preston Hollow Stunner

By Elaine Raffel / November 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Desco Fine Homes founder and president David Goettsche loves his work. For the CandysDirt.com-approved builder, homebuilding is not only a profession — it’s his passion. “I’ve been building houses for 42 years,” Goettsche said. “It’s been a great business for me.”  The commonality of a Desco? TLC, according to Goettsche. Peers call him a “builder’s […]

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Another Gem From JLD Custom Homes in Monticello Park

By Joshua Baethge / October 18, 2019 / 1 Comment

Another gem in Monticello Park has hit the market. This recently finished four-bedroom, four-bath home is a rare find indeed.  Plus, it’s a relative bargain in today’s’ East Dallas market. It commands a 60-foot-wide lot — about 10 feet wider than typical lots in this part of town. “It’s a super cool house that conserves […]

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