Fort Worth Historic District

Historic Oakhurst Offers Vintage Charm and Value

By Eric Prokesh / October 13, 2017 / 2 Comments

“Eight minutes from Main Street — paved all the way!” So said the boosters for Oakhurst in the 1920s. Always in search of the ever more elusive starter home, a post on Oakhurst, a neighborhood just east of downtown on the National Register of Historic Places is long overdue. Add into the mix a proud […]

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Greek Revival Bungalow at 2264 Lipscomb Joins Fairmount 500s

By Eric Prokesh / October 6, 2017 / 4 Comments

Not for the first time, a traffic detour routed me past a property for sale so appealing that I postponed my planned post in favor of another listing, this time at 2264 Lipscomb, at the edge of Fairmount. Cute it is, with all of the Fairmount charm in spades, but my jaw dropped at the listing price […]

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Can High Style Set New Price Floor in Ryan Place?

By Eric Prokesh / June 30, 2017 / 2 Comments

For a Ryan Place bungalow, 2625 South Adams unquestionably packs a lot of captivating design punch. From the appealing exterior color scheme, to the enclosed porch with unique under-eave fenestration, the house has not so much been remodeled as reimagined. We’ve run into the creative spirit behind the renovation before. Seasoned rehabber Terri West has excelled herself in […]

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A Boutique Agency with a Grand Global Motive

By Eric Prokesh / June 9, 2017 / 1 Comment

We’ve covered the scant stock of market-entry housing in Fairmount, so when we find a completely renovated, move-in ready, two-bedroom, two-bath charmer at $275,000 on a popular street, it’s, well, news. Add into the mix that the newly minted firm Motive Real Estate Group is as newsworthy as the property they are brokering. More on that later. The nearly 100-year-old […]

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Farming Hemphill Heights or Finding the Next Fairmount

By Eric Prokesh / May 12, 2017 / 1 Comment

Over lunch last week, I discussed my recent post on the premium price of housing stock in Fairmount with Karly Johnston — yes, that Karly Johnston, named by Fort Worth Magazine as one of Fort Worth’s most beautiful women, creator of one of the most followed lifestyle/real estate websites in the city, Selling the Fort, and savvy real estate professional. […]

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Is the Fairmount Phenomenon Driving up Prices? A Look at South Adams Street

By Eric Prokesh / April 7, 2017 / 4 Comments

We haven’t looked in on historic Fairmount for some time. Only a block or so from my Ryan Place home, the vibe and demographic is oh so different. And the Fairmount phenomenon, as I have dubbed it, continues to intrigue.  Is Fairmount becoming a victim of its somewhat unforeseen success? Solid city investment, the re-blooming of Magnolia Street, […]

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