10226 Eastwood Dr.

This 1952-built, post-war ranch in Casa View Haven’s Eastwood Park recently received a refresh from an investor. The neighborhood is known for its quaint one-story homes and mature trees.

(Full disclosure: This home is in my neighborhood, Casa View Haven, where I have lived for almost 11 years.) 

Casa View Haven, when I moved here in 2007, had a large proportion of renter-occupied homes, with about half of the owner-occupied post-war ranches housing nice, quiet folks that most likely qualified for AARP memberships. Though I wouldn’t call us urban pioneers or early adopters of this enclave in Far East Dallas, we’ve been here long enough to see the tide turn. In fact, on Eastwood Drive, where our Thursday Three Hundred is located, we’ve seen four flips in the past 18 months. 

The thing is, 10226 Eastwood Dr. is listed for a record-breaking $310,000 — a new high for the neighborhood. We’ve seen several flips in Casa View Haven recently, but this is the first from Jared Childs of Cornerstone Realty. Many houses in this neighborhood have three bedrooms and one bathroom, and a few have additions on the back of the structure or garage conversions. This home is one of the larger three-bedroom, two-bath houses in the neighborhood, clocking in at 1,740 square feet with a den added on to the rear of the house.  

That might be part of the reason why this particular home is priced above $300K, but despite the lofty price, it’s still on the market at $170 per square foot.

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We love a Prairie-style Craftsman and the historic Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff is full of them! 

We’ve found one for our Thursday Three Hundred at 409 S. Rosemont Ave. has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 2,125 square feet on two stories, built in 1923. It has lots of light, a front porch that stretches the width of the house, and beautiful hardwood floors. Rare for a home of this era: it has a 624-square-foot detached two-car garage, added in 2012. Let’s take a look before it flies off the market! 

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Totally Move-in Ready: Even the Furniture Is for Sale in this Midway Hollow Home | CandysDirt.com

Talk about move-in ready! We’ve found a stylish, reimagined Northwest Dallas home where even the furniture is for sale. You could buy this baby and be totally set up for a new life in a great neighborhood. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 3764 Davila Dr. has been renovated from the ground up with an open floorplan, sleek finishes, and big spaces. This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, and 2,030 square feet on two stories, built in 1951.

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This Forest Oaks midcentury has a lot going for it — especially for families.

Situated between Ferguson Road and Creekwood Drive and bounded on the southwest by St. Francis, Forest Oaks is an less-than-memorable enclave of midcentury ranches and two-story homes set into a modest hillside. It could be easily forgettable to most people, as it’s not as big as nearby Claremont and not as flashy as Forest Hills, but the homes still prove to be an outstanding value as East Dallas becomes more and more popular to young families.

And there’s a lot to love at 2104 Forest Oaks Drive, especially if you have kids.

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With Over 2,200 Square Feet, You Can Spread Out in This Claremont Park Cutie | CandysDirt.com

We keep our eyes open for new, noteworthy listings and this one hit the market yesterday morning, a Claremont Park cutie with over 2,200 square feet. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred, located near Lakeland Drive and Ferguson Road at 2347 Rockyglen Dr. is in a popular East Dallas neighborhood. It is minutes from the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum, and other East Dallas pleasures. 

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,221 square feet on one story, built in 1961. 

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Just 5 miles east of downtown Dallas, the established neighborhood of Buckner Terrace offers a central location, larger lots, and most houses over 2,000 square feet. But the best part is the price tags: you can easily find a renovated house in the $300s and a fixer upper for even less. All of this adds up for big appeal and the sales there show it. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 5223 Elkridge Dr. is a lovely example of what’s happening in Buckner Terrace. Located near Samuell Boulevard and North Jim Miller Road, it offers quick access to Interstate 30 and LBJ Freeway. 

The house itself is updated for a more contemporary, open feel with clean lines and natural light, while balancing its 1960’s charm. 

This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,243 square feet on one story, built in 1969. There’s an open house this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Want a sneak peek?

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The right renovations have the power to transform a house from dated to darling. We’ve found just such an example in Lake Highlands, where an open floorplan and sleek updates have transformed a 1974 home into real eye candy. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 11029 McCree Rd. hits all the high notes with clean lines, lots of natural light, and long lines of sight that make it seem even bigger than its 1,950 square feet. 

Sitting near near Walnut Hill Lane and Plano Road, this property is zoned for Richardson ISD and has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two living areas. 

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Big Bucker Terrace Renovation Hits It Out of the Park | CandysDirt.com

If you love a big, bold renovation, then this Buckner Terrace beauty will your new favorite thing with its open spaces, fresh style, and beautiful finishes. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred, located at 5111 Ashbrook Rd., hits it out of the park with a remodel by Eligra LLC. They’ve taken a ranch-style house and completely opened it up, adding custom cabinetry, sexy tile, two islands in the kitchen, and a high-end vibe that’s sure to sell this place fast. 

This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two dining areas, and 1,944 square feet on one story, built in 1966. There’s an open house this Sunday, May 6, from 2 to 5 p.m. 

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