Dallas has a lot of fabulous homes in neighborhoods that you’ll never find without the knowledge of an experienced Realtor. Our Inwood Home of the Week at 23 Ryddington Place is an excellent example of one of those hidden gems. Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate listing agent Megan Stern just put this Downs of Hillcrest contemporary on the market for $1.399 million. When you take a peek behind the front doors, your jaw will drop, and you most likely won’t be able to pick it up off the floor until you leave, if you can tear yourself away. (more…)

By Lydia Blair
Special Contributor

One of the quirks of the title industry is the roller-coaster pace of business. A week day in mid-January can be as boring as watching paint dry. The last Friday of the month in the summer feels like bungee jumping into fire.

While title companies are generally glad to close a transaction, some days are a lot more welcome than others. The last day of the month is usually the busiest time for title companies and lenders. Fridays are the fullest days of the week.

I’ve suspected that mortgage companies were pushing for these days to close out their month or week with more business. But that is probably not correct.



Just when we think we’ve seen it all, along comes our Inwood Home of the Week at 6930 Brookshire Drive. It’s a sleek contemporary modern with an exaggerated pitch roof, built in 1973. We’ve included some of the before photos so you can appreciate the original shagadelic décor.


Do you remember P.D Eastman’s The Best Nest? Mr. Bird sang, “In all the world my nest is best!” That’s how we feel about our Inwood Home of the Week, a dramatic modern industrial home overlooking White Rock Creek. It has an unexpected look for Lakewood, and the most exciting blend of materials we’ve seen in a very long time. We think it’s the very best nest in all of East Dallas. (more…)

Our Inwood Home of the Week at 6843 Lorna Lane is the Bauhaus masterpiece known as The Contemporary House. It holds a place of honor as one of the homes constructed for the 1936 Texas Centennial. Built by Mayflower Investment Company, it was considered to be one of the most cutting-edge designs of the era and it’s still one of the most cutting-edge homes in Dallas. (more…)

Our Inwood Home of the Week is a sleek luxury duplex at 3622 Edgewater Street. It’s the sophisticated, grown-up version of your childhood treehouse. Although it was built in 2008, it was brought to life in 2013 with a complete remodel by Cheryl Parsa, Principal and Design Director of Art of Living Modern.

When her client purchased the luxury duplex, he appreciated Parsa’s vision for conscious simplicity and gave her creativity free rein. Thank goodness, as the outcome is absolute perfection. (more…)

The luxury housing market in Dallas is hotter than a pistol. According to the 2017 Texas Luxury Home Sales Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors, luxury home sales jumped almost 20 percent in 2017 with a total sales dollar volume of 7.5 billion.

From October 2016 to November 2017, Texas luxury home sales jumped to 4,622 sales, making luxury home sales the smallest but fastest-growing segment of the Texas housing market in 2017.

So, you should not be surprised that our Inwood Home of the Week, a gorgeous modern Italian Renaissance at 3428 Purdue Ave. in University Park, is already under an active option contract. Regardless, we had to show it to you, because it’s indicative of what is flying off the market and why.


Our Inwood Home of the Week at 7244 Westlake Avenue is a completely remodeled Lakewood ranch that offers sought-after one-story living, park views, and is a literal hop, skip, and jump to White Rock Lake. (more…)