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Spacious, Open Floorplan, Elegant Finishes Will Sell This Webster Grove Home

By Leah Shafer / October 13, 2015 / 1 Comment

Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a home in Northwest Dallas that went from cluttered and cramped to contemporary and classy in a substantial recent renovation. The Webster Grove house at 3233 Dothan Ln., near Royal and Webb Chapel lanes, was an outdated ranch, built in 1961 and looking worn. It’s a 3-2 with 1,625 square feet, but felt smaller. New owners bought […]

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Buckner Terrace Knockout Hits Market Thursday, Will Wow with Artsy, Modern Vibe

By Leah Shafer / September 8, 2015 / 3 Comments

When people think “East Dallas,” the neighborhoods that usually spring to mind are big names, like Lakewood, Forest Hills, Swiss Avenue, and Junius Heights. But a little further east and south of White Rock lake is the hidden jewel of Buckner Terrace, where prices are more affordable than many other East Dallas neighborhoods. The homes there are mostly […]

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Handsome Kings Highway Craftsman Has Master Bedroom Addition, Kitchen Reno

By Leah Shafer / August 6, 2015 / 1 Comment

One of the most appealing things about North Oak Cliff (in a long list of wonderful, charming things) is that every house is like a snowflake: special and unique. No cookie-cutter, boring real estate here. So the fact that we’re in the same Kings Highway Conservation District neighborhood for this week’s Thursday Three Hundred as […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Big Reno Opens Up Floorplan of This Chapel Downs Home

By Leah Shafer / July 30, 2015 / 1 Comment

Dallas houses built in the 1960s aren’t generally known for their wide, open floorplans. But it’s a top “want” on today’s buyer wishlist, so a renovation that makes it happen is a smart choice. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred shows us a wonderful example of taking a 1966 house and reworking the interior to be spacious and […]

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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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Alger Park Midcentury Is Heavily Treed, Has Open Floorplan With Terrazzo, Wood Floors

By Leah Shafer / June 23, 2015 / 1 Comment

A brand-new listing caught my eye this week, an adorable Midcentury Modern in East Dallas’ Alger Park. The house at 9832 Mercer Dr. has lots of original details from its 1952 construction, like a stacked stone fireplace, Terrazzo floors, retro kitchen, and vintage tiled bathrooms. With its open floorplan, two bedrooms, and 1.5 bathrooms, this […]

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