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Dallas Realtor Breathes Life Back Into Old Dallas Homes, One Flip at a Time

By Leah Shafer / October 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

When some people look at an old house in disrepair, all they see are its problems. But for one Dallas Realtor, old Dallas homes are all about possibility, instead. Kristen Martin says she’s a kindred soul with old houses, getting to know them, even naming them as she restores, repairs, and renovates them to a state […]

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Elmwood Cottage Elevates Rustic-Chic Style with Imaginative Renovations

By Leah Shafer / June 30, 2016 / 1 Comment

If you appreciate a house with history, character, and serious style, then feast your eyes on our Thursday Three Hundred, which has all in abundance. The 1924 Elmwood cottage at 1227 Lansford Ave. is a masterpiece, a perfect marriage of its vintage charms with modern amenities, creating a stylish farmhouse look for just over $300K. It totally nails […]

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Adorable Beckley Club Tudor Benefits From Totally On-Trend, Stylish Renovations

By Leah Shafer / June 28, 2016 / 2 Comments

Home renovations can be hit or miss. And when they miss, they often fall spectacularly short. But our Tuesday Two Hundred absolutely shines. It’s one of the most stylish renovated properties on the market today, and it’s a steal at just over $200K. This Beckley Club Estates limestone Tudor at 1610 Seevers Ave. is a three-bedroom, one-bathroom […]

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Interior Designer Kevin Twitty Creates Dream Reno, House Hitting the Market Wednesday

By Leah Shafer / April 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered if interior designers live in homes as fabulous as the ones they create? One of our favorite designers, Kevin Twitty of IBB Design Fine Furnishings in Frisco, is giving us a sneak peek into his soon-to-be-listed house, and showing us before-and-after photos of the 1970s ranch he and his partner Brad bought three […]

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These 5 Dallas Weekend Open Houses Will Wow with Memorable Style, Luxe Amenities

By Leah Shafer / October 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

Whether you’re looking for a new place to buy, or just enjoy walking through beautiful homes, this weekend’s open houses offer an opportunity to see some gorgeous properties. We’ve chosen five that range in price from just under $225K to $899K, in a diverse bunch of neighborhoods around Dallas. You’ll see everything from a memorable Lower […]

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Summer Riggins Delivers Divine Design with First Top-to-Bottom Home Renovation

By Leah Shafer / October 5, 2015 / 5 Comments

Two weeks ago, an East Dallas property in Old Lake Highlands went on the market and was featured as the CandysDirt Thursday Three Hundred. It caught our eye with its custom-build features; cohesive, elegant look; and Midcentury vibe. The response was overwhelmingly positive, and people swooned over the details of this big renovation that turned a dated cottage into […]

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