Fairmount Historic District

Darling Fairmount Cottage Near Magnolia Sports Updates and Nice Price

By Eric Prokesh / November 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

We haven’t looked in on Fairmount in a while, so a completely updated Craftsman cottage close to the vibrant Magnolia scene and priced $40K below the Fairmount median price, seemed worthy of our attention. In addition, the bungalow at 1402 7th Avenue benefits from the quality of life and easy livability of this historic ‘hood, […]

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Fairmount Craftsman Shows Historic Neighborhoods and Newer Homes Can Coexist

By Seth Fowler / November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’ve ever had to deal with a designated historic neighborhood, you’ll know that they can be a very tricky situation. In my past life of working for new home builders, I’ve gone round and round with historic neighborhoods, and we just agree to disagree.  Crack houses and tinderboxes have very little historic value.  However, […]

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Fairmount Historic Home Tour Features a Completely Transformed Craftsman Home

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / April 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Nikki Lott Special Contributor This year’s Fairmount Historic Home Tour on Mother’s Day features a gorgeous Craftsman-style home at 1831 Fairmount. The owners are Michael Tucker-McDermott and his husband, Stan. We can’t say this Craftsman is unlike any other (but it is), but we can say that the owners most definitely are. In particular, […]

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She Gave You Life, So Give Her Tickets to The Fairmount Mother’s Day Home Tour

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Nikki Lott Special Contributor This Mother’s Day, buy flowers, do brunch, and then head to the 37th Annual Fairmount Historic Home Tour. Travel back in time and ooh and aah over all the incredible details like exposed beams, overhanging eaves and romantic wrap around porches. There once was a time when we went outside, […]

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Charm And Value in The Heart of Fairmount on Carlock St.

By Eric Prokesh / November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
Carlock

Jaw dropping. I know the real estate market is cooling after strings of successive years on boil, and that mortgage interest rates approaching 5 percent present a new challenge for buyers, but I was astonished to see an enchanting cottage in the heart fashionable Fairmount at 1213 Carlock Street for less than $200,000.  Also unbelievable […]

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6th Avenue Homes Showcases Renos And New Build

By Eric Prokesh / February 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last Sunday, one of those typical, Texas, false harbinger of spring days, I waited outside 1460 West Allen, one of three open houses from the portfolio of 6th Avenue Homes. Children on bicycles pass, followed by three guys with contrasting day glow hair and plentiful piercings. Minutes later a 1920s open coupe cruised by. In […]

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