Empty Nesters, We've Found Your Perfect Home in Prestonwood East | CandysDirt.com

For empty nesters looking for the right-sized, updated house with a one-story floorplan, we’ve found the perfect property in Prestonwood East. 

Sitting on a corner lot at 7207 Authon Dr. under arching shade trees, this home offers thoughtful spaces with graceful formals, a split floorplan, updated kitchen, and secluded swimming pool off the master. It sits on one of the largest lots in the neighborhood, over a quarter acre, with mature landscaping in the front and back yards. 

“One of the best features of this home is its natural light, which keep the interior bright and shows off all the updates beautifully,” said listing agent John Jones with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. “It is right-sized with a well-appointed floorplan, a perfect choice for the empty-nester looking for a one-story home for their retirement years and buyers that value the privacy and space offered by the split-floorplan with a second master.”

This home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, and 2,579 square feet. Let’s take a look! 


Special philanthropic event at this stunning property Friday evening!

When buyers walk into a home, they are focused, naturally, on everything the eye can see. That’s why design and photography is so important when marketing a home. 

But increasingly, as this bout with Atmos Energy in some Dallas neighborhoods has taught us, the focus needs to be on the things we cannot see with the naked eye: upgraded components such as electrical wiring, new switches, roof shingles, insulation, HVAC, sub flooring and of course, pipes inside, pipes outside.

9606 Losa in Casa Linda Estates Lake and Garden District fits the bill of perfection more than most “pretty picture” homes you see. The builder has years of experience remodeling homes, knows what works, knows that in the end, quality work is not just where you see it, but where you don’t, that makes a house rock solid.

The home was born in 1947… (more…)

Kristin Smith, Conner Cromeens, Candace Evans, John Jones,Rick Davis, and Chyenne Overturf celebrated the launch of the Source Group at Yucatan Taco Stand, an East Dallas hangout.

As we visited (and drank!) with them at their recent launch party, it was hard to not be impressed with what John Jones and Conner Cromeens want to accomplish. And what they HAVE accomplished! The two East Dallas Realtors launched the Source Group at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s with the objective of using their skills,  talents and vast network of connections to fulfill a niche in East Dallas neighborhoods. Truly, their mission statement offers a lot of insight to their business:

“We believe our product is a lifestyle. In everything we do, we believe that honor, integrity and kindness are not benefits, but the standard. We believe that community turns houses into homes. We believe that luxury is an experience. We do these things by offering tireless service, unmatched experience, knowledge, and a kind warm approach. We just happen to sell real estate.”

What it doesn’t say is that Jones and Cromeens have the backgrounds to really cater and guide the homebuying or selling experience into something that isn’t fraught or stressful. 


You'll Love This Forest Hills Cutie in Casa Linda on Over One-Third of an Acre | CandysDirt.com

Located near Garland Road and North Buckner Boulevard in Casa Linda, the home at 9207 Forest Hills Blvd. sits on a 0.39-acre corner lot and is cute as can be. This is our Thursday Three Hundred and it’s recently updated and walking distance to the Dallas Arboretum and White Rock Lake. Fabulous! 

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,672 square feet on one story, built in 1950.