Close To White Rock Lake

A Perfectly Cute House In A Perfectly Cute Location: University Manor

By Nikki Barringer / November 21, 2019 / 2 Comments

Down off Northwest Highway, situated in between Skillman and Abrams, there’s a little slice of Pleasantville Heaven called University Manor. The streets are lined with big shade trees, lawns are trimmed and well-manicured, and people are always out and about. A bike trail runs along Northwest Highway and connects to White Rock Lake if you […]

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Find Your Funky With This Cute Cottage In Little Forest Hills

By Nikki Barringer / September 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’re looking for something in the $200’s in one of the most popular neighborhoods in all of Dallas, here it is, served up to you on a CandysDirt.com platter. The cottage at 8647 San Fernando Way in Little Forest Hills is the house equivalent of what makes this neighborhood so great. It’s quirky, it’s […]

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From the Archives: Phenomenal Buckner Terrace Reno Goes Under Contract in 3 Days

By Leah Shafer / December 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran March 24, 2015, and highlights the gorgeous work of Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. We subsequently wrote a profile of them here and featured another renovation of theirs here. If you want to see what an incredible renovtion can do for a house, look no further than the 1960s […]

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BEFORE AND AFTER: Home Transformed from Mawmaw to Mod in Lakeland Hills

By Leah Shafer / September 17, 2015 / 8 Comments

Casey Barton and Raymond E. Graham are real estate renaissance men, working their magic in East Dallas homes. The pair have been renovating and selling houses together for eight years and own the company Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. They’re both general contractors and interior decorators, and Graham is a Realtor who in the process of earning his broker’s […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Renovated Split-Level in Lochwood Has Mounds of Midcentury Charm

By Joanna England / July 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

This home just went on the market Thursday, and as of Friday morning I have received five messages and emails about this home. Something tells me that this cute Lochwood mid-century modern won’t be on the market for too long! Everything in this 1961 split-level has been remodeled or replaced, according to listing agent Meg […]

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Little Forest Hills Modern Puts the “Fun” in Funky

By Joanna England / May 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Teardowns are a contentious topic in Little Forest Hills, an East Dallas neighborhood that has tried twice to get a conservation district overlay, failing both times. Still, as many residents in Hollywood Santa Monica know, not every home is worth saving, especially those that are tiny, ramshackle affairs that seem almost propped up on cinder […]

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