For many of us, the last time we thought of “Roanoke,” we were thinking of the home of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia – not a city in Denton County, Texas. But when looking for a three-bedroom home with a price tag of less than $200,000, Roanoke, Texas, looks pretty good.

For many of us, the last time we thought of “Roanoke,” we were thinking of the home of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia – not a city in Denton County, Texas. But when looking for a three-bedroom home with a price tag of less than $200,000, Roanoke looks pretty good.

This charming house with the red door on North Walnut Street is cozy at 966 square feet, but it has a nice kitchen, a cute covered back porch, and a huge yard with towering trees for pets or a neighborhood barbecue.

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This home at 10419 Fern Drive, Dallas, is listed at $199,900 and it’s cute, clean, and just what a young family might need, in a great location near White Rock Lake.

I can’t help but get excited when I come across a Weekend One Hundred that’s so great, I kind of want it for myself.

This home at 10419 Fern Drive, Dallas, is listed at $199,900 and it’s cute, clean, and just what a young family might need, in a great location near White Rock Lake.

Listed by Sam Bullard of Bullard Jones Group, the house is 1,128 square feet with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. It’s one of the last neighborhoods – Centerville Terrace – where a home can be found for less than $200,000, Bullard said. (more…)

Now is a good time to invest, and the price is right for this one-level traditional home in Mesquite.

Now is a good time to invest, and the price is right for this single-story 1,282-square-foot brick home in Mesquite.

It’s practical and perfect for a young couple or retirees. Good school system: Check. Nice neighborhood: Check. Nearby shopping and dining: Check. Easy highway access for commuters: Check.

The home at 1700 Wheatfield Drive “offers a very flexible floor plan with large living rooms and a dining room with a vaulted ceiling,” said Realtor Rodrigo Cobos with Fathom Realty LLC. (more…)

With commencement ceremonies around the corner for local colleges and universities, plenty of college grads will be looking for starter homes in the Dallas area. You won’t find a better price tag for a three-bedroom, one and one-half bathroom home in Highland Hills West than $143,000. It can also be rented for $1,295 per month.

With commencement ceremonies around the corner for local colleges and universities, plenty of college grads will be looking for basic starter homes in the Dallas area. You won’t find a better price tag for a three-bedroom, one and one-half bathroom home in Mesquite’s Highland Hills West than $143,000. It can also be rented for $1,295 per month. (more…)

Sometimes potential homebuyers have to weed through a lot of listings to find a diamond in the rough – but this cute Benbrook property is worth the time and effort. The home at 118 Del Rio Avenue has three bedrooms, one bathroom and sits on a large lot with a spacious backyard.

Sometimes potential homebuyers have to weed through a lot of listings to find a diamond in the rough – but this cute Benbrook property is worth the time and effort. The home at 118 Del Rio Avenue has three bedrooms, one bathroom and sits on a large lot with a spacious backyard.

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Affordable homes continue to be listed in the Dallas area in the wake of the devastating tornadoes late last month. The four-bedroom pad at 3031 South Marsalis Ave. is recently renovated and ready for immediate move-in, according to Realtor Alicia Toney. It’s a short hop to Interstate 35 East. Oh, yeah, and it’s $179,000.

Affordable homes continue to be listed in the Dallas area in the wake of the devastating tornadoes late last month, as residents ranging from apartment-dwellers to estate-owners look to find temporary or semi-permanent housing.

The four-bedroom pad at 3031 South Marsalis Ave. is recently renovated and ready for immediate move-in, according to listing agent Alicia Toney. It’s a short hop to Interstate 35 East. Oh, yeah, and it’s $179,000.

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Rowlett sits on Lake Ray Hubbard, boasts nearly $1.5 billion in development, and is home to the Rowlett Wet Zone family water park. It’s also an underutilized, underrated area for housing.

Rowlett sits on Lake Ray Hubbard, boasts nearly $1.5 billion in development, and is home to the Rowlett Wet Zone family water park. It’s also an underutilized, underrated area for housing. This 6,882-square-foot, one-story home at 3013 Sandra Lane has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and plenty of updates.

And for those who have a true crime fetish, well, you’re in luck. (more…)

You won’t find a better price for a three-bedroom home in a city with a great family-friendly atmosphere, good schools, and a quaint downtown.

You won’t find a better price for a three-bedroom home in a city with a great family-friendly atmosphere, good schools, and a quaint downtown.

The custom home at 1401 Sheppard Lane, Wylie, was built in 1986, and offers two bathrooms, a two-car garage and a 7,481-square-foot lot.

There’s simply no excuse for staying inside as the evenings are getting cooler around North Texas.

The family can enjoy dinner outside on the patio or chase after a puppy in the big backyard. The location, in Wyndham Estates, is close to several parks, Lavon Lake, and Lake Ray Hubbard.

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