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Modern Updates to Adorable Santa Monica Home Keep Its Cottage Feel, Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / October 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Some of the best pre-sale renovations owners can do on older homes is to make sure they have things today’s buyers value: more than one bathroom; an updated kitchen with new fixtures and appliances; an open floorplan; and a fresh, updated look everywhere. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred at 7014 Vivian Ave. is located in East Dallas’ Santa Monica neighborhood. Built […]

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Lake Gardens Cottage Shows Off Charms

By Leah Shafer / October 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Nestled in East Dallas near Peavy Road and E. Lake Highland Drive is a cute cottage with tons of curb appeal and interior updates. Our Tuesday Two Hundred is a 2-2 with 1,316 square feet and an open floorplan that makes the most of the space. The home at 10115 Gateway Ln. was built in 1955, and in […]

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Buyer’s Cold Feet Mean This East Dallas Darling Is Back on the Market Today

By Leah Shafer / September 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dave Perry-Miller Realtor Scott Kaserman thought the sale on his East Dallas listing at 6051 Penrose Ave. was a done deal when they inked a contract yesterday. But today brought bad news. “It went into multiple offers and under contract yesterday, only to come back on this morning because the buyer got cold feet,” he said. So […]

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Soak in Atmosphere from Wide Front Porch of this Updated Winnetka Heights Craftsman

By Leah Shafer / September 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

For people interested in homes with stories and personality, the Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff offers hundreds of beautiful examples. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a Craftsman bungalow at 214 N. Edgefield Ave., near Davis and Polk streets. Built in 1924, it has doubtless seen generations of people sit on its wide front porch, looking out at the arching shade trees […]

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Check Out This Updated Lake Highlands House with Vaulted Ceilings, Big Renovation

By Leah Shafer / July 16, 2015 / 1 Comment

“Home is the nicest word there is,” proclaimed pioneer Laura Ingalls Wilder, and we agree with the sentiment. It’s particularly true when it’s a house as lovely as the updated Lake Highlands home at 10836 Ferndale Rd. From the street, it looks friendly, with a big front yard, large trees, and a freshly painted exterior. But […]

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Old Lake Highlands Midcentury Is Fresh With Updates, Sits On Heavily Treed Corner Lot

By Leah Shafer / July 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

Home sales in North Texas broke a record last month, with more than 10,500 sold in June, shattering the previous record by 1,000 houses. East Dallas is faring particularly well, with sales up 10 percent from last year, according to the latest sales figures from the MetroTex Association of Realtors. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred takes […]

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