Feel the Magic of this Claremont Renovation that Turned Dumpy to Delightful | CandysDirt.com

We’ve long been fans of Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm, a dynamic duo specializing in East Dallas renovations. In their latest project, they don’t disappoint. 

The house at 8071 Claremont Dr. is our Thursday Three Hundred, a massive transformation by Casey Barton and Raymond E. Graham. The pair have been renovating and selling houses together for 10 years with their design company, getting better with every flip. 

They specialize in finding diamonds in the rough, and this house was no exception. 

“This was not a sellable property before — it had a 750-square-foot addition that we torn down because it was really bad with different height rooflines and flooring, all very poorly done,” Barton said. “But we knew this house had a lot of potential.” 

They started work one year ago and put the home on the market Oct. 31. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,971 square feet on one story, built in 1957. Let’s see the place now. 

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Just Reduced White Rock Village Home Offers Updated Style Close to the Lake | CandysDirt.com

If you’ve been priced out of East Dallas neighborhoods like Little Forest Hills and Lakewood, cast your gaze southeast to White Rock Village. 

Like nearby Buckner Terrace, this is an appreciating neighborhood minutes from White Rock Lake, close to Interstate 30, with a lot of houses being flipped. 

The house at 8506 Londonderry Ln., near John West Road and North Buckner Boulevard in White Rock Village, is a 1977 traditional turned into a more modern retreat with recent renovations. It now offers an open floorplan, vaulted ceiling, and a fresh look. This home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, two dining areas, and 2,681 square feet on two stories. 

It started at $315K, reduced a couple of times to its current asking price of $299,999, just under to wire to qualify for our Tuesday Two Hundred

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You'll Love This Forest Hills Cutie in Casa Linda on Over One-Third of an Acre | CandysDirt.com

Located near Garland Road and North Buckner Boulevard in Casa Linda, the home at 9207 Forest Hills Blvd. sits on a 0.39-acre corner lot and is cute as can be. This is our Thursday Three Hundred and it’s recently updated and walking distance to the Dallas Arboretum and White Rock Lake. Fabulous! 

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,672 square feet on one story, built in 1950.

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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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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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claremont park

If you’re looking for an East Dallas home, but have sticker shock from Lakewood listings, cast your gaze toward our Thursday Three Hundred.

The Claremont Park cutie at 2525 Fenestra Dr. has 2,153 square feet, hardwood floors in all living areas, smart landscaping, and a friendly asking price. It’s just five minutes from the north shores of White Rock Lake and a few blocks from the 8-acre Lakeland Hills Park, with its own skate park.

This is a one-story house with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one half bath, built in 1962. Let’s take a look.

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Ridgewood Park

As one of East Dallas’ established and popular neighborhoods, Ridgewood Park sees houses fly on and off the market with lightning speed. Our Thursday Three Hundred was just listed March 12, and it charms from every angle. Don’t expect this house to stick around long!

Located at 6462 Axton Ln. near Abrams Road and E. Lovers Lane, this California contemporary ranch just saw big renovations last year. On-trend updates include an open floorplan, Carrera Marble, designer paint colors, and fresh curb appeal with cute landscaping and mature trees.

With two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,280 square feet, this Ridgewood Park ranch is modest in size, but don’t let its tidy footprint fool you. This 1953 build packs in all the function and flow of a much larger property.

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