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Original Metal Geneva Cabinets In This East Dallas Midcentury Are Part of Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / November 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

During World War II, America ramped up its steel production to make weapons, build ships, and fuel the effort overseas. Once the war was over, we had tremendous capacity, and it had to go somewhere. Enter the big cars of the 1950s, huge appliances, and home construction (coming out of the war, there were around six […]

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Casa Linda Home Shows Off Cute Style, Goes Under Contract in Two Days

By Leah Shafer / October 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Casa Linda is one of East Dallas’ treasured neighborhoods. The houses in this area are generally on half-acre and larger lots, almost all built in the 1940s and 1950s, just east and south of White Rock Lake. You’ll find a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, lots of mature shade trees, winding roads, and close proximity to the Dallas Arboretum and the historic […]

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Lake Highlands Estates Home Has Custom-Build Features Coupled with Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / September 24, 2015 / 17 Comments

Some home renovations go halfway, updating a few spots here and there. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is not that kind of reno. The owners of the home at 561 Classen Dr. have gone all in, updating and improving the place from stem to stern, and the results are marvelous. It has the clean, finished feel and amenities of […]

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BEFORE AND AFTER: Home Transformed from Mawmaw to Mod in Lakeland Hills

By Leah Shafer / September 17, 2015 / 8 Comments

Casey Barton and Raymond E. Graham are real estate renaissance men, working their magic in East Dallas homes. The pair have been renovating and selling houses together for eight years and own the company Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. They’re both general contractors and interior decorators, and Graham is a Realtor who in the process of earning his broker’s […]

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Merriman Park Marvel Renovated From Drab to Fab In Fast-Appreciating Neighborhood

By Leah Shafer / September 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

The increasing property values in East Dallas’ Merriman Park neighborhood are the stuff of happy homeowners. The house at 6852 Freemont St., our Thursday Three Hundred, is a totally renovated midcentury with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,473 square feet, listed last week by Jennifer Friedman Ackerman with Virginia Cook, Realtors for $399,900, or $162 per square foot. […]

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Buyer’s Cold Feet Mean This East Dallas Darling Is Back on the Market Today

By Leah Shafer / September 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dave Perry-Miller Realtor Scott Kaserman thought the sale on his East Dallas listing at 6051 Penrose Ave. was a done deal when they inked a contract yesterday. But today brought bad news. “It went into multiple offers and under contract yesterday, only to come back on this morning because the buyer got cold feet,” he said. So […]

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