Backyard Oasis

6 Outdoor Projects to That’ll Bring New Life to Your Backyard

By Daniel Hightower Smith / September 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

Texans are used to being indoors when summer temperatures hit their peak, but 2020 has been something altogether new. With shelter-in-place rules enforced for weeks at a time as well as ongoing social distancing, many of us have spent more time indoors than ever. Madison Gardner at Lawns of Dallas has some suggested projects for […]

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Enjoy Yearround Beauty In This Professionally-Landscaped Backyard Oasis

By Sarah Bennett / June 6, 2020 / 1 Comment

As Dallasites have settled into spending more time at home and the hot, summer months approach, it’s only natural to long for a tranquil space to unwind. And you’ll find that backyard oasis on 6613 Villa Road near George Bush Turnpike and Preston Road.  We’ve spent the spring transforming our home offices into functional spaces. Now, it’s […]

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Backyard Oases Are Abound in These 3 Murphy Homes

By Shelby Skrhak / January 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

This week’s Suburb Sunday takes us out to the small town of Murphy in eastern Collin County, where backyard oases are aplenty. (Yes, the plural of the word oasis is oases.) About 18,000 people call Murphy home, who love the country-living feel of its large-lot homes. Most of the city is served by the highly-rated […]

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Outdoor Living Oasis on Ranier Court

By Seth Fowler / March 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s March and that means we get to enjoy outdoor living! Hopefully no more soggy afternoons or need for winter coats.  These next few months are what make North Texas a fantastic place to live. Trees start turning green.  Grass and weeds start growing.  Swimming pools get warmer and you can almost smell the burgers […]

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Top DFW Builder Confident in Luxury Market, Building Two Multimillion Spec Houses

By Leah Shafer / January 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Spec homes are a sign of strong builder and bank confidence in a market, as they are created without any specific buyer in mind, just the belief that one will be interested once it is completed. The higher the price tag, the higher the stakes. In our inventory-parched market, homebuilder Les Owens, President of LRO Residential […]

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Top Ten 2015 Homebuilding Trends from DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2015 / 6 Comments

The homebuilding market in DFW is super hot, and with a new year comes new trends. Candy already mentioned the emergence of the skullery, but there’s more! We’ve asked the best and brightest North Texas homebuilders to look into their crystal balls and make predictions about homebuilding trends for 2015. They’ve also given us some […]

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