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Speaking of former sports stars and coaches, I failed to tell you that former Texas Legends coach and current scout for the Dallas Mavericks Eduardo Najera sold his Kings Gate villa on August 5 to a major Dallas-based Subway franchise owner, Jawed Saya, and his wife. Saya is CEO and President of G.I.S. Corporation. Eat fresh, buy for less: they paid $2,300,000 for the Plano estate.

The 10,850-square-foot Mediterranean mansion had been on the market for $2,499,000. They were represented by someone you will be hearing more of, Mathew Puthoor, an aggressive young Realtor with Dallas-based Rupani & Mathew Group.6436 Sudbury ext 2 (more…)

Artist rendering of the Villas of Lake Highlands. Photo: David Weekley Homes

Artist rendering of Villas of Lake Highlands. All photos: David Weekley Homes

Houston-based David Weekley Homes is building their second community in East Dallas, with five houses ready for move-in this summer.

Villas of Lake Highlands will be a private gated community of detached, single-family houses near White Rock Lake at E. Northwest Highway and Plano Road. At build-out, the development will have 80 houses.

Prices start at $410,000 and the houses range in size from 2,308 to 2,904 square feet with five different floorplans. All will be built on 32-foot home sites.

Villas of Lake Highlands

 

HOA fees will be $1,450 per year, with a $300 capitalization fee at time of purchase. Community amenities will include include a dog park and swimming pool.

The area is zoned for Richardson ISD, with assigned schools Lake Highlands Elementary School, Lake Highlands Middle School, Lake Highlands Freshman Core, and Lake Highlands High School.

Here’s a quick look at the five houses available this summer.

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6602 Springwood Lane, Photo: Shoot2Sell

6602 Springwood Lane, Photo: Shoot2Sell

We caught wind of this beauty last week, but we saved it for the Fourth of July because it is so gorgeous it will make you see stars! Not only that, but this lovely low-maintenance patio home will be a great house to check out before you head to the Star Spangled Spectacular at Firewheel Town Center, where the fireworks show starts at 9:15 p.m.

But the insides of this stylish home right off of Firewheel Golf Park are straight out of Restoration Hardware, which, incidentally, is having a huge sale, so you can get this look in your own home if you’re not quite ready to move. However, if you’re looking for high style and low maintenance, this bud’s for you.

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