Arlington Heights

Plum Spot in Hillcrest Addition Offers Value and Charm

By Eric Prokesh / February 16, 2018 / 3 Comments

Update: a reader tells us this house was the set for a movie filmed around 1994, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V6CXYrqELk&t=3843s   But beware: the movie is R-rated! Whoa! Ever on the look out for value in a desirable location here at CandysDirt.com, I stumbled onto a brand new listing on 2101 Western Avenue. By new, I mean listed yesterday […]

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Three Up-And-Coming Neighborhoods to Watch in 2018

By Eric Prokesh / January 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Up and Coming

Looking for a first home in an older neighborhood at a reasonable price point?  Or are you on the hunt for value with the greatest possibility for maximum appreciation? There is still value in Fairmount if you’re willing to look hard enough and undertake a major project. But if you have the pioneer spirit and […]

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Flip or Flop Fort Worth Features Arlington Heights Cape Cod-Style Cottage

By Bethany Erickson / December 22, 2017 / 2 Comments
cape cod-style

We have one more episode of Flip or Flop Fort Worth in 2017, and Ashley and Andy Williams pull out a whole lot of stops on an adorable Arlington Heights Cape Cod-style cottage in this week’s episode. But before we get to this week’s episode, we have some letters to answer.

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West Side Prairie-Style on Collinwood Takes Cues From Frank Lloyd Wright

By Eric Prokesh / December 22, 2017 / 2 Comments

Any guesses as to date of this paean to Frank Lloyd Wright? 1900? 1945? Actually this well-placed, faithful tribute to the master at 5404 Collinwood Avenue was built in 1986. The low slung, prairie-style house with its strongly emphasized, stepped horizontals just looks so right on the lot, reminding us that the point of this design […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life on Clover Lane

By Eric Prokesh / December 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

I had begun preparing a post on a beautiful lock-and-leave townhouse in a quiet circle of Monticello. Sold. Today. More evidence that desirable properties in good locations below $600,000 are still moving quickly. Above $1 million, that is another story. Some houses I have covered in the year or more since I have been writing […]

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Picture-Perfect Pershing Home Packs Value and Charm

By Eric Prokesh / September 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Not infrequently, my real estate blogger and interior designer roles intersect. This week I was approached by a prospective client looking for a second home in Fort Worth. The criteria? Budget of $550,000 including renovations, and the coveted 76107 zip code. I scanned listings of the top five Fort Worth agencies — I won’t name […]

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