Check Out these Don't-miss Dallas Open Houses this Weekend | CandysDirt.com

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $439K to $1.6 million. Which one is your favorite? 

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Weekend Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

The stunning East Dallas remodeled home at 428 Edgelake Dr. is one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every Thursday, in our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column, we round up the most promising and beautiful open houses. These are properties with unusual features and great looks in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time).

This week, our houses range in price from $244,700 to $999K. You’ll find a range of properties, from the renovated contemporary pictured above, to a lovely Winnetka Heights Craftsman.

 

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The Lakewood Texas Hill Country-style home at 6859 Avalon Ave. is one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every week, we bring you the lowdown on open houses in Dallas you’ve got to see. The CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column has been going strong for over a year, and we’ve served up real eye candy for you.

This week, you won’t be disappointed. We’ve found five fabulous properties in Dallas. We’ve got a Texas Hill Country home in Lakewood, a picture-perfect cottage in Kessler Park, a luxe Mediterranean condo with rooftop deck near downtown, and more.

 

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The contemporary beauty at 4428 Greenbrier Ct. is one of our five featured Dallas open houses this week.

Ready for your insider’s look at the best open houses for this weekend? Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column.

This week, our homes range in price from $429,000 to $1.695 million, and wow! Some great properties this week. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

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The modern marvel at 47 Vanguard Way in Urban Reserve is one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every Thursday, we pick five hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column.

This week, our houses range in price from $474,700 to $899,999. We’ve picked some impressive properties, from a rare 1920’s Craftsman in East Dallas’ Greenland Hills, to a magazine-worthy Midcentury in Hillside. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

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weekend open houses

The newly renovated house at 7123 Mimosa Ln. is one of five properties we’re featuring with open houses this weekend.

Whether you’re looking for a new place to buy, or just enjoy walking through beautiful homes, this weekend’s open houses offer an opportunity to see some gorgeous properties.

We’ve chosen five that range in price from just under $225K to $899K, in a diverse bunch of neighborhoods around Dallas. You’ll see everything from a memorable Lower Greenville New Orleans-style home to a contemporary beauty in Kessler Woods that feels like it’s hidden in the treetops. If you visit any of them, let us know what you think!

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The Shelton

Wow! I stumbled into Carolina Rendon’s hip pocket and neither of us felt a thing – but I saw something wonderful that stirred my renovator’s heart. But I get ahead of myself…

In 1983, The Shelton popped up in Preston Center located on Luther Lane just south of Northwest Highway and east of the Tollway. It began life as a condominium but has had an interesting life since.

It was sold to Japanese investor Takeharu Miyama in the early 1990s who leased the units. In 2005, nearly 15 years later, the building was marketed to developers. The building sold in 2006 for approximately $35 million to Dallas-based Dunhill Partners who planned to return the Shelton to condominiums and committed $12 million for the renovation of units and public areas – estimated at about $65,000 per unit. In the process of renovation, the original 129 units shrunk to 115 as some units were combined and supersized.

(After the sale, Takeharu made the prescient move to buy 1909 Woodall Rodgers months before Klyde Warren Park was approved. The park transformed freeway frontage into park-side prominence.)

We all recall how real estate turned dollars into dimes in the late 2000s as global economies crashed and residential mortgage availability evaporated. While Dallas was no Miami or Phoenix, the real estate market still faltered as banks threw another log on the fire in overtightening mortgage qualifications. An ebullient 2005 turned grim by 2007 when the newly renovated Shelton units hit the market. As citywide inventory stacked up, the unsold Shelton units were again pressed into service as rentals.

Now, just over two years as Dallas real estate turned from indolent to incandescent, Shelton units are coming off lease and selling at a fairly brisk clip. This isn’t unique to the Shelton. Nearly all established high-rises have had a lot fewer listings and fewer days on market.

And it’s here that we get a peek into Carolina’s pockets.

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