Anyone else gearing up for the busy holiday season? Well, with these two Park Forest homes you’ll be ahead of the game! Each offers plenty of space to entertain, plus dining rooms worthy of a feast, but with price points that are miles apart. Which would you choose, the swanky Mid Century Modern Splurge or the Charming Ranch Steal?

Splurge: Midcentury Modern Remodel Near Degolyer Elementary For $699K 

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The tight-knit Glencoe Park neighborhood offers well-priced homes surrounding its namesake park. And the area’s proximity to Mockingbird Lane and North Central Expressway doesn’t hurt either. The park itself offers basketball and tennis courts, plus softball, and fantastic trails, making it great for families who want easy access to outdoor fun.

So this week put the spotlight on two Glencoe Park offerings. Each offers unique perks and open, airy floor plans but have price points that are miles apart. Which would you choose, the Splurge closer to the park or the Steal closer to Mockingbird Station?

Splurge: Newer Construction Beauty Just Steps From The Park For $675K

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Our Splurge: Rogers Healy with Rogers Healy and Associates has listed 5733 Penrose Avenue for $649,000.

So you want to be close to the action of Lower Greenville but in a single-family home that just screams you? Choose between a fantastic modern or stately traditional in our latest Splurge vs. Steal! Each home affords private backyards and prime locations but price points that are miles apart. Which is your favorite, the Penrose Modern or the Monticello Tudor? It might be tough to choose.

Splurge: Perfection On Penrose With Quartz Kitchen And Room To Grow For $649K

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Our Steal:Vicki White with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty has listed 8523 Eustis Avenue for $485,000.

Ideally positioned only six miles from downtown, Forest Hills feels like a secluded oasis away from the city. It’s a perfect place put down roots. And we found two of its gems! Which would you choose, the Highland On The Creek Splurge or the Midcentury Modern Steal?

Splurge: Highland On The Creek Stunner With Pool & Home Theatre For $699K

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Our Splurge: Jessica Koltun with Robert Elliott And Associates has listed 6152 E. University Boulevard $599,000.

University Meadows is a tranquil Dallas neighborhood with some great deals to be had! Case in point: these two beauties. Our splurge is completely remodeled featuring all the design trends. The other pick has great bones, plus a pool, and is a total steal. Which would you choose?

Splurge: Completely Remodeled Entertainer’s Dream For $599K

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Our Steal: Christina Alty with Dallas City Center Realtorshas listed 2614 N. Henderson Avenue for $509,500.

For those who want a little more for their money, check out this week’s Vickery Place Splurge vs. Steal. With updated interiors and fantastic proximity to Knox Henderson attractions, these homes have what it takes to turn heads, but with price points that are miles apart. Which would you choose, the stately poolside splurge or the chic condominium steal?

Splurge: Gracious Single-Family Attached Home With Pool For $649K

Our Splurge: Alex Perry with Allie Beth Allman & Associates has listed 5117 Vickery Boulevard for $649,000.

This gorgeous brick traditional is worth a look! The three-bedroom, three-full-bathroom home spans 2,531 square feet and is great for families seeking a lock-and-leave lifestyle.

“This property is perfect for someone who wants to enjoy the benefits that come from being walking distance to the popular Knox Henderson area without being on a busy street,” says listing agent Alex Perry with Allie Beth Allman & Associates. “In addition, there are only so many Single Family Attached/Duplex’s in this area. And as lot and construction prices continue to rise, the price point of homes like this should only continue to appreciate.”

Recently updated, it affords a generous open floor plan with two fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen, and is in walking distance to Knox Henderson shops and restaurants.

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Our Splurge: Marlene Jaffe of Dave Perry-Miller Preston Centerhas listed 707 Clermont Street for $659,000.

Hollywood Heights is always a good idea. Especially when it comes to real estate. With historic neighborhood charms, close proximity to White Rock Lake, and access to desirable Lakewood Elementary, Hollywood Heights is the epitome of exceptional Dallas living – and it’s a great value to boot!

In this week’s Splurge vs. Steal, we zero in on two fantastic Tudors, each with prime locations and impressive architecture but price points that are miles apart. Which would you choose?

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