School Plus House

Sharin’ Sharon: Walk to One of the Best Schools in Dallas

By Bethany Erickson / April 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

As we’ve written before, it’s becoming easier and easier to find a great home in a great neighborhood with great schools in Dallas ISD. So as an experiment, we decided to prove it by showing you this home on Sharon Street in Oak Cliff — within walking distance of Cowart Elementary. Why Cowart? Because each […]

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Adorable Casa View Cottage Zoned for Terrific Elementary School

By Bethany Erickson / March 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
Casa View

Finding a home in the more affordable $200,000 range can be more difficult in Dallas in this market, and while — thankfully — good elementary schools and feeder patterns are much easier to find these days, finding the two in the same house can still be a reach sometimes. But this adorable Casa View Midcentury […]

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Why GreatSchools Will Never Replace Your Own Research

By Bethany Erickson / January 29, 2019 / 1 Comment

Back away from the, guys. Scroll away from the school rankings on that adorable, completely updated cottage you’ve been loving from afar, but won’t go look at because of its GreatSchools rating, because we’re about to upend your faith in those numbers. I’ve had this column in my back pocket, waiting to be written, […]

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