Buckner Terrace House for Sale | CandysDirt.com

Buckner Terrace is an East Dallas neighborhood on the rise, with tons of the homes being renovated into highly livable and stylish spaces. 

Our Tuesday Two Hundred, located at 5838 Elm Lawn St., shines as an example of this trend. The owners opened up the floorplan in the common living areas and added a lot of desirable amenities, especially in the renovated kitchen. 

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,885 square feet on one story, built in 1963.

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Claremont Park | East Dallas Home for Sale | CandysDirt.com

East Dallas real estate can be pricey. Neighborhoods like Lakewood and Forest Hills almost never have homes in the $200K price range. But Claremont Park, an established East Dallas neighborhood with winding creeks, arching shade trees, and close proximity to White Rock Lake, is often quite affordable. 

Our Tuesday Two Hundred is located at 8331 Cabrera Dr. in the heart of Claremont Park, near Ferguson Road and Lakeland Drive. It’s newly listed and priced to sell, with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,674 square feet, built in 1959. 

Its pink-brick exterior gives a hint of the style found inside — this home has been beautifully maintained and updated to offer some big buyer “wants.” The overall feel is welcoming, comfortable, and stylish. 

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Midway Hollow home

Midway Hollow is a neighborhood in transition, with a lot of renovations going on among the 2,600 or so houses there. It’s an appealing area in northwest Dallas, with mature trees, affordable homes in several price ranges, nearby shopping, and a healthy, involved crime watch.

Flippers have made their mark among many a Midway Hollow home, and some people are wary of the quality of work offered by them. That may or may not have any basis, but it still causes pause among a few potential homebuyers.

Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred at 3703 Cortez Dr. is not a flip — this beautiful work was done by the owner for herself, says listing agent Barbara Arredondo with Clay Stapp + Co. 

“This is such a neat house — it was taken to the studs for a renovation and it sits on a larger corner lot,” Arredondo said. “All of the bedrooms are a big surprise — usually in a home of this era, they are small, but these are not.”

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,044 square feet, built in 1951. There’s an open house this Saturday, May 27, from 2-4 p.m. Here’s your sneak peek. (Be sure to check out the “before” photos below for a look at the hot mess this house was before the owner started renovations!)

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Remodeled Buckner Terrace Home

Buckner Terrace is one of the few East Dallas neighborhoods where you can find a real bargain, like our Tuesday Two Hundred. This house, at 6020 N. Jim Miller Rd., was built in 1964 and is renovated to look fresh and totally on-trend. From the gray-and-white color palette to light hardwood floors, it looks marvelous throughout.

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,884 square feet, built in 1964. Let’s check out this appealing space before a lucky person swoops in and buys it.

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Elmwood cottage

A friend of mine is looking to buy a house in the under-$300K range in Dallas and it is proving to be incredibly difficult and frustrating. In her experience, homes in that range go under contract lightning fast and almost always for over asking price. Sometimes there’s even a cash offer as competition.

I’ve had the same realization writing this Tuesday Two Hundred column for the last few years. I’ll find a property over the weekend and by Monday, it’s got an active open contract. The prettier the place, the bigger the interest.

So I’m predicting huge activity around today’s Tuesday Two Hundred at 1603 Homewood Pl. The midcentury design elements and cute curb appeal of this Elmwood cottage will have buyers speed-dialing their Realtor for a showing. From the red brick and turquoise front door to the light-filled and renovated interior, it hits all the “must haves” and a lot of the “would be nice,” too.

This home has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,236 square feet on one story, built in 1954. Let’s take a look!

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Greenwood Hills

The oversized midcentury brick fireplace is the focus of this Greenwood Hills living room in Richardson.

The last several years have seen a huge resurgence in the popularity of all things midcentury modern in housing. If not “straight” midcentury, then a dash of atomic era flavor. People seem to crave the clean architectural lines, emphasis on natural light, and open design concepts.

In Richardson, a popular “inner-ring” suburb of Dallas, there’ an abundance of houses built in the 1950s and early 1960s. Our Tuesday Two Hundred is an example of this style, with dashes of midcentury design throughout.

It is located at 805 Melrose Dr. in the Greenwood Hills neighborhood of Richardson. This 1960 ranch’s defining midcentury feature is an oversized brick fireplace and divider wall in the entryway and living room. Truly a fabulous design element in this three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,639-square-foot home.

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Bud Oglesby Townhome in the Heart of Oak Lawn | CandysDirt.com

Bud Oglesby’s architectural work is a Dallas treasure, and we have lots of it. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a Oglesby-designed townhome in the heart of the Oak Lawn neighborhood.

Located at 2727 Hood St. Apt. 107, this townhome is a midcentury modern masterpiece, built in 1964 and extensively updated in a way that adds to the character of the era’s architecture and adds the kind of modern amenities buyers love. And it’s well under $300K, so don’t expect this one to stay on the market long.

The design is contemporary, with an open living and dining room, a dreamy kitchen, and gorgeous bathrooms. This unit has two bedrooms, one full bathroom, one half bath, and 972 square feet on two stories. Let’s take a look!

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buckner terrace

Buckner Terrace is an East Dallas neighborhood full of happy real estate surprises. Lots of people are buying the  1960’s and 70’s houses there and renovating them to be simply marvelous.

Our Tuesday Two Hundred is one example at 5019 Colter Way, near Samuell Boulevard and North Jim Miller Road. This ranch-style home was pretty blah in its past — check out the “before” pictures after the jump below. But as you can see from the “after” photos, it’s everything a buyer could want now: open floorplan, dreamy kitchen with quartz countertops, sleek finishes, recessed lights, and a decidedly contemporary feel throughout.

This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, and 2,060 square feet on one story, built in 1966. Let’s take a look!

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