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Houses are flying off the market at a record-breaking pace. Finding a move-in-ready home in the coveted M Streets is like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. Of course we keep our ears to the ground and always try to bring you the freshest, hottest listings — in time to actually have a shot at being among the first to have a peek.

Our Friday Five Hundred this week is not even in MLS yet, but it’s already being shown by listing agent Ryan Streiff with Dave Perry-Miller. If you’re looking for a charming 1925 prairie style Craftsman cottage we’d advise calling him immediately because at $515,000-this adorable home at 5743 Mercedes Avenue won’t last long. (more…)

GetMedia-20.ashxThis Vickery Place Craftsman cottage is a showstopper. It just hit the market and our advice is move fast, because this adorable home at 5422 Richard is going to sell fast. Talk about curb appeal! We have it on good authority that the sellers have won the coveted neighborhood award for Yard of the Month. The sun-kissed door alone is enough to make you shout, “Honey, pull the car over!” Painting a door an eye-catching color is Home Selling 101, and now you can see why.

With all this eye candy outside, the vision only gets better once you enter that door.

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Sitting on a front porch swing, sipping ice-cold lemonade, and waving at the neighbors seems like a nostalgic scene from a great movie. You may think that lifestyle is only found on screen, but there are still neighborhoods and homes in Dallas that capture every bit of that vintage cinematic charm — and then some. Our Friday Four Hundred is a cute Craftsman airplane bungalow at 243 N. Waverly in Oak Cliff, and it’s certainly camera-ready. (more…)