8526SweetwaterK

After not mentioning the Claremont neighborhood for a while, we’re suddenly seeing gem after gem go on the market there. It’s one of my favorite residential areas in East Dallas, with Midcentury personality, mature trees, and memorable style.

The 1962 ranch-style house at 8526 Sweetwood Drive just came on the market Oct. 31 after an extensive renovation, and it’s got loads of charm packed into its 1,773 square feet. Marketed by Ben Fluno of Chris Arnold Premier Realty for $242,500 (it dropped $2,500 today), I’m actually surprised it’s still on the market. Take a look and I think you’ll agree.

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What happens when an investment property falls short?

What happens when an investment property falls short?

I’m sure real estate investors work very hard to manage the properties they purchase, to ensure that they not only net a good profit, but become a great home potential buyers. Quality materials, attention to detail, and preserving a home’s character are all parts of making a good flip a great one.

But some investment properties miss the mark. Whether generic cabinetry, poor planning, or bad layouts, some investments end up being properties that still need plenty of work. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a great example of a so-so renovation that is on the cusp of being good.

Let’s find out why:

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