Need a crash pad in Lower Greenville with easy access to DART and a great rental rate?

Look no further than 2508 Delmar Ave., Dallas. Bonus points if you’re a teacher, firefighter or police officer.

“We offer discounts to public servants because they often can’t afford to live in the cities they serve,” said Melissa Kingston, who with her husband, former City Councilman Philip Kingston, is offering the garage apartment for $1,025 per month.

The 375-square-foot home sits on a corner lot in the quiet historic Belmont Addition Conservation District. It’s a block from a Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus stop, a short bike ride to White Rock Lake and walking distance to Lower Greenville, Lakewood, and Tietze Park.

“It’s a very walkable and bikeable area,” Kingston said. (more…)

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Great rentals are hard to come by, and this Rental of the Week is one to keep an eye on.

The home at 16838 Village Lane in Dallas’ popular Bent Tree Village has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a nice $3,500 monthly price tag.

The two-story, 3,285-square-foot traditional home offers a one-year, renewable lease. There’s just one restriction: no pets.

Built in 1978, it’s an older model but features numerous updates, a circular drive, wet bar, and spacious entertaining rooms.

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Housing options in downtown Frisco continue to grow, as StreetLights Residential recently announced a third phase of development at The Canals at Grand Park. The new phase, a four-story, 358-residence building dubbed “The Margo,” will join The Kathryn and The Maxwell to provide luxury living in Frisco.

Housing options in downtown Frisco continue to grow, as StreetLights Residential recently announced a third phase of development at The Canals at Grand Park.

The new phase, a four-story, 358-residence building dubbed “The Margo,” will join The Kathryn and The Maxwell to provide luxury living in Frisco.

Apartments range in size from 505 to 2,000 square feet, and floor plans are available for studios, townhomes, and one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. The price range will be “top of the market,” said Elizabeth LaMonte, a spokeswoman for StreetLights Residential. (more…)

All this place really needs is someone to make your bed each morning and hand you a cup of coffee as you exit the building on your way to work. Other than that, The Ash at the Branch has everything else a young professional might be looking for in a Northeast Dallas apartment.

All this place really needs is someone to make your bed each morning and hand you a cup of coffee as you exit the building on your way to work.

Other than that, The Ash at the Branch has everything else a young professional might be looking for in a Northeast Dallas apartment.

Monthly rent ranges from $1,297 to $4,567 per month for one-, two-, and three-bedroom units.

The Ash is affordable for a recent college grad looking to make it on their own or a group of roomies wishing to channel their inner Carrie Bradshaw in the big city. For this price, you might actually be able to start paying off those student loans.

It’s pet-friendly and has so many amenities, you’ll think you’re living in a hotel – with the exception of turn-down service.

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Everything about this place is an oxymoron. It’s old-fashioned modern. It’s historic luxury. It’s educational meets residential. Potential renters can now lease a studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom unit in the 1903 repurposed Davy Crockett School in East Dallas.

Everything about this place is an oxymoron.

It’s old-fashioned modern. It’s historic luxury. And it’s educational meets residential.

Potential renters can now lease a unit in the circa 1903, repurposed Davy Crockett School in East Dallas.

Aptly called The Principal, the 52-unit building at 401 North Carroll Ave., in Dallas, is the head of its class. (more…)

Go big or go home.

Go big or go home.

Or maybe do both.

The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home at 800 Austin Lane in Lavon is not only a former model home, it’s a perfect place to hang out with friends, throw a party, or just live.

There’s easy access to State Highways 78 and 190, and the home is just minutes from Firewheel Town Center in Garland.

With a monthly rental rate of $2,350 and those four big bedrooms, it could also easily work as a temporary spot for a family waiting on home construction or looking for a permanent place.in the area. The 1.5-story property features a game room, bedroom, and bathroom in the upstairs area. (more…)

A glass house in the woods sounds like the kind of place where dreams come true.

The two-bedroom, two-bathroom Dallas home at 2636 Gladiolus Lane could be the place where a novel is finished. It could be the site of a reception for a young, up-and-coming artist. It could definitely be a scary movie set – or a romantic comedy, if that’s more your taste. It already has been the site where a patented six-suit deck of cards was created and a real estate business was launched. (more…)

LakewoodIf you’ve got your heart set, say, on raising your family in the Woodrow High School feeder pattern, starting in Lakewood Elementary, but need a little breathing room while you look for your forever home in the boundaries, we’ve found a great Rental of the Week that just might do the trick.

We say might, because as much as we like the layout and are in favor of everything in the description, the photos make it uh, hard to actually see all the great updates talked about in the listing description.

Realtors, good photography is worth its weight in gold, but doesn’t cost nearly that. In fact, in the 2017 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, 89 percent of those surveyed said that when they hopped online to search for a home, they found photos to be the most useful feature of the site they visited.

So basically, everyone who looks at homes online would like you to use photos that are useful.  (more…)