Gorgeous Hardwoods

Tuesday Two Hundred: West Kessler Cottage Marries Vintage Charm with Modern Updates

By Leah Shafer / April 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

North Oak Cliff is one of Dallas’ oldest established neighborhoods and it’s full of community gems, from multiple annual festivals and historic districts to family friendly outdoor areas and a streetcar system newly revived earlier this month. Its diversity of architecture is one of its most appealing aspects for those who live there—the range of styles […]

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Adorable Lakewood Cottage Has Charm to Spare, Guest Quarters in Back

By Leah Shafer / April 9, 2015 / 1 Comment

The M-Streets in Lakewood is a highly coveted neighborhood, with charming architecture, tree-lined streets, and a fantastic close-to-everything location. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred at 6335 Malcolm Dr. is everything you’d hope for in an M-Streets house, with darling curb appeal, a cozy interior with hardwoods, and a right-sized backyard with a deck. This 1940s traditional is […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Phenomenal Buckner Terrace Reno Goes Under Contract in 3 Days

By Leah Shafer / March 24, 2015 / 11 Comments

If you want to see what an incredible renovtion can do for a house, look no further than the 1960s ranch at 5823 Canterview Dr. Located near N. Jim Miller Road and Interstate 30 in the Buckner Terrace neighborhood, this 3-3 underwent massive changes during the past six months. When Raymond E. Graham and Casey Barton bought […]

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East Dallas Midcentury Ranchette Packs a Powerful Punch in Modest Footprint

By Leah Shafer / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

That old saying about good things coming in small packages can be hard to reconcile with the “bigger-is-better” mentality that often rules Texas real estate. But it’s an easy fit in today’s Tuesday Two Hundred, a cozy midcentury ranchette in East Dallas at 823 Lake Terrace Dr. With 1,490 square feet and a great layout, […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Townhome Near Oak Lawn Has High Ceilings, Low HOA Fees

By Leah Shafer / February 17, 2015 / 1 Comment

One of the benefits of living in a condo or townhome is little or no yardwork and someone else to take care of common areas. But that comes at a price, in the form of HOA fees, which can be crazy expensive (last week’s Tuesday Two Hundred’s HOA fees rang in at a hefty $1,053 […]

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N. Oak Cliff Tudor In Storied Location Has Original Stained Glass, Chambers Gas Stove

By Leah Shafer / January 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

There are pockets of delightful, historic architecture throughout Dallas, and North Oak Cliff is rich with them. One neighborhood, Hampton Hills, was billed as “Oak Cliff’s Ideal Home Place” in ads from the mid 1920s, and is comprised of about 320 craftsman bungalows, Tudor houses, and pre- and post-war cottages, making it one of the […]

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