Midtown Pool-Khov Spec Photo

A beautiful $2 million amenity center is the crown jewel of Merion at Midtown Park.

Where can you find a new home inside the loop for less than $500,000? No, this isn’t a trick question. It’s nigh impossible, and if you want a new build, be prepared to wait as most homes are taking ages to go from teardown to move in.

Or you could buy a brand new custom home with a low-maintenance floor plan with access to a resort-style amenity center in a quiet, gated enclave near Walnut Hill and North Central Expressway. It’s a brand new development from Hines called Merion at Midtown Park, and it gives homebuyers something they’ve been waiting for — brand new homes at affordable price points in a convenient location.


City Council Bilirae

Candy Evans files her paperwork to run for Dallas City Council’s District 11 seat with Bilierae Johnson, Assistant City Secretary.

[Editor’s Note: Candy Evans is the founder and publisher of CandysDirt.com and is now running for Dallas City Council in District 11. The opinions expressed in this column are her own.]

I am excited to announce that I have completed the process to run on the ballot for Dallas City Council District 11 in the May 6, 2017 election.

The balloting process is fascinating, and actually made me a little tear-y: You swear to uphold the Constitution of the United States, a tremendous and serious responsibility. That Constitution has been protected through thick and thin, a whole lot of sacrifice spanning 241 years. Our visit to Pearl Harbor flashed across my mind. I know the political climate on the national scene is stressing a whole lot of us out, which the American Psychological Association confirms: Americans are more uncertain than ever about things taken for granted, and the economy ranks near the top of the stress list.

Starting at a grass-roots level, I want to do something about it.