Dallas Homes

Get Your Walkable, Shoppable Fix With This Oak Lawn Condo

By Nikki Barringer / September 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

“What I love most about this condo is its prime location,” said Lauri Ann Hanson, one-half of the Dwell Partners listing team. Oak Lawn is a fabulous location and offers tons of perks. The nearby Dallas North Tollway and North Central Expressway offer easy access to the city and when it’s time to get out […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Cherish The Historic Details in This Downtown McKinney Prairie-Style Home

By Joanna England / August 7, 2015 / 1 Comment

Historic districts are some of my favorite neighborhoods. When my husband and I first moved in together, it was a Craftsman bungalow in Junius Heights that set the scene for some of our first days and weeks as a married couple. That huge, open front porch was a great place from which to meet our […]

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Confessions of Dallas High Rise Living: Is Dallas No. 1 With The Deaf and Blind?

By Jon Anderson / January 30, 2015 / 8 Comments

(Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a hopefully regular series from Jon Anderson, in which he dishes on the inner-workings of life in the sky. Anderson’s take on Dallas high rise living is both entertaining and educational. You can read his first installment here.) By Jon Anderson Special Contributor Driving up and down […]

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Is Dallas Real Estate Overvalued? New Report From Fitch Ratings Says Yes

By Joanna England / December 23, 2014 / 2 Comments

Let’s just say that my eyes widened a little without the help of coffee when I read this story from Steve Brown. According to Fitch Ratings, Texas home prices are way overvalued, by 11 percent they say, and there could be a reckoning coming thanks to falling oil prices. The financial analysts at Fitch are […]

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Should I Rent or Buy? 30- to 40-Somethings More Likely to Buy a House, Fresh From College Crowd More Likely to Rent

By Candace Tharp / January 29, 2014 / 4 Comments

To rent or buy. This is a topic swirling among my 30-something friends and seems to be in constant discussion. Based on a brief survey CandysDirt.com conducted on a group of 25 to 40 year olds, results showed that 25 to 30 year olds are significantly more likely to rent compared to any other age […]

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Michael Turner of Classic Urban Homes Builds Award-Winning Structures That Are Livable Above All Else

By Joanna England / October 14, 2013 / 6 Comments

Sure, when a builder or architect wants to show off their skills, you can sometimes end up with a structure that is beautiful but not very practical. For Michael Turner and his firm, Classic Urban Homes, they stay true to their motto: “Building for the way people really live.”

You can see that in his work, which has won numerous awards. Find out more about Turner and his firm, a CandysDirt.com Approved Builder, after the jump!

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