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Penthouse Plunge: Sudden Stone Sale Brings Countertops Into Focus

By Jon Anderson / January 7, 2020 / 2 Comments

The framing is almost complete in the A-unit of this Penthouse Plunge renovation project. For the newbies, this is the latest installment of a series chronicling the absurdity of my purchasing a double penthouse at The Claridge on Turtle Creek. I’m separating it back into two units and gutting and renovating the corner A-unit and […]

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Ready to Remodel? Revisiting Countertop Options, Part 2

By Jon Anderson / July 25, 2017 / 5 Comments

Back in 2015 I wrote a pair of columns on countertops, and specifically issues I’d been having with mine. Based on new information, I thought a revisit was in order. In Part One I wrote about some of the more unusual countertop options like paper, wood, and glass before diving into the varieties of stone.  […]

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Ready to Remodel? Revisiting Countertop Options, Part 1

By Jon Anderson / July 21, 2017 / 2 Comments

Back in 2015, I wrote a pair of columns on countertops and specifically issues I’d been having with mine.  Based on new information, I thought a revisit was in order. Here in Part One, I’ll talk about the various choices along with my thoughts on quartzites and calcites.  In Part Two, I’ll talk about the […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: 3,700 Square Feet for Under $300K? Yep! We Found It In Anna

By Leah Shafer / February 3, 2015 / 7 Comments

Everything is bigger in Texas, and that certainly holds true in the residential real estate of Dallas’ northern suburbs. But spacious houses can be hard to come by under $300K, so today’s Tuesday Two Hundred listing at 400 Acklington Dr. in Anna caught my eye with 3,701 square feet, four big bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. It […]

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Tuesday (Even Better) Two Hundred: An Apple a Day for $196K, Reduced from $229,900

By Candy Evans / February 7, 2012 / 0 Comments

This cute little puppy at 10142 Apple Creek Drive in Dallas has been updated and is ready for Mama Bear, Papa Bear and the cubs to move right in. 2619 square feet with three bedrooms, three baths and two living areas. Built in 1979 but totally updated from the studs — new kitchen with those […]

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We Were Talking about Dallas Real Estate at Alicia Trevino Uptown Century 21 Realtors This Morning: We Had a Blast!

By Candy Evans / September 9, 2011 / 0 Comments

We might have been talking about you, too. Hell, we gossiped about everyone in town, from Troy and Rhonda Aikman to GWB to every license agent in Dallas. And we were just getting started. BEST. MORNING. EVER.  Talking blogging and social media savvy with all the fine folks at Alicia Trevino Realtors — thank you sweet […]

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