Vance Wampler of Real Estate Reformation has listed 828 Melba Street for $455,000. (Photos: Scott Endersby/Endersby Photography)

You won’t believe what you get for the price in this updated Bishop Arts beauty! We spoke to the owner Daniel Alvarado, an agent at Real Estate Reformation, who rehabbed the home himself. He tells us: “This home is perfect for the first-time or experienced home buyer looking for that Bishop Arts experience!”

The three-bedroom, two-full-and-one-half-bathroom home in a fantastic Oak Cliff area is turning heads for its meticulous renovation, location, and unbeatable price. It just hit the market for $455,000!

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Our Steal: Simone Jeanes of Virginia Cook Realtors has listed 6414 Dunstan Lane for $445,000.

East Dallas has lots to offer, and that includes the neighborhood of Ridgewood Park. Bound by Abrams Road to the west, Lovers Lane to the north, Fisher Road to the east, and the Ridgewood Trail to the south, this small enclave packs a mighty punch, offering quick access to White Rock Lake and major Dallas thoroughfares, as well as fantastic home values. One look at these two beauties in our latest Splurge vs. Steal and you’ll see Ridgewood Park is worth a look.

Which one is more “you,” the Trammel Drive splurge or the Dilbeck-inspired steal? We would love to hear in the comments.

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Robert Villanueva with City Connections has listed 11016 Fernald Avenue for $469,000.

Crush those New Year’s resolutions in this four bedroom, two-full-and-one-half-bathroom charmer mere steps from Lochwood Park! Even better, it’s ideally located near all the wooded trails and heart-thumping recreation of White Rock Lake. And it has a pool, so you can get in those extra laps come spring. With a price tag well under $500,000 and a handful of designer upgrades, this Lochwood looker is just what the doctor ordered.

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Our Splurge: Amy Hunniford with Rogers Healy and Associates has listed 6058 Kenwood Avenue for $749,900.

Tis the season to gather round the fireplace, so we found two Dallas beauties to make Santa proud. Hang those stockings, and get ready for visions of sugarplums to dance in your heads. This week, we highlight two Dallas offerings — one in Lakewood and one in downtown Dallas — that will have you doing just that, each with cozy fireplaces and ample space to entertain, but with price points that are miles apart.

Which would you choose in our latest Splurge vs. Steal, the Lower Greenville splurge or the McKinnon Street steal? Either way you’ll have a home for the holidays worth celebrating about.

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Debbie Sherrington with Dave Perry-Miller Park Cities has listed 5103 Bradford Drive for $468,000.

With so many original details and thoughtful updates for modern-day, this 1940s cottage is all you need to get in the spirit this holiday season. And we could not be more excited to share it! The three-bedroom, two-full-bath charmer is the ultimate Friday Four Hundred, offering picturesque drive-up and an ideal location in the Medical District area. Take a closer look, but beware, this cottage cutie is hard to resist.

From its sizable 7,797-square-foot lot with mature magnolia trees, to its cherry red door, towering chimney, and front porch pergola, we are finding it hard to peel our eyes away from this timeless beauty.

“The house is perfect for someone who needs to be close to the Medical District, Downtown, Uptown, Design District, or Love Field,” says listing agent Debbie Sherrington of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate Park Cities. “The size is right for many buyer types because of the two living areas, open floor plan, and great backyard. It has all the cottage charm with updates based on modern living needs.”

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3412 Dunbar Court, The Colony, Texas, is currently listed by Stacey Leslie with Keller Williams Realty for $495,900.

This week’s Friday Four Hundred is a stunner! It comes richly appointed with a beautiful stone and brick façade, generous interiors, and waterfront views for just $495,900. If you’ve been scouring Dallas for a dream home under $500,000 this could be it!

Situated just north of Dallas in The Colony rests the four-bedroom, three-bedroom, 7,536-square-foot home that is sure to catch your eye. If you are new to Dallas, The Colony is one of the best kept secrets in the heart of North Texas, offering striking Lake Lewisville views situated along 23 miles of eastern shoreline.

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6200 Bryan Parkway is currently listed by Tommy Briscoe of Redfin Corporation for $449,500. 

“How cute is this!” I said out loud the minute I came across this new listing in the Swiss Avenue Historic District. Not only is it a charming 1925 Dutch Colonial, its interiors are everything I hoped they would be. Gorgeous hardwood floors? Check. Storybook arched doorways? Check. Quaint kitchen with original shiplap? Check. If you’ve been dreaming of a Dallas Dutch Colonial this is it, and it’s perfectly priced at $449,500!

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626 Cordova Street in Dallas is currently listed for $485,000 by Joseph Kacynski with David Bush Realtors. Open House this Sunday, May 10, from 1-3 p.m.

You are not going to believe the upgrades and architectural features in this Hollywood Heights Tudor! Here are three reasons you should stop what you’re doing right now and call your agent to schedule a tour of this week’s Friday Four Hundred.

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