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Niche Ranks Canyon Creek Top Neighborhood in North Texas

By Shelby Skrhak / August 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Think your neighborhood is the best in town? You might be right. Niche, a comprehensive guide to neighborhoods and schools, released its annual ranking of best places to live, and Richardson, Plano, and Coppell all ranked high on the list. The site ranked the best cities and suburbs to live in America, as well as the […]

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New Year, New House: Richardson Tuesday Three Hundred

By April Towery / January 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

There’s something exhilarating about having a home with a SubZero glass refrigerator that has its own Twitter page, and a recliner with aquariums for armrests. But this ain’t MTV Cribs. It’s also exhilarating to be able to pay your mortgage and have a little cash to spare on a nice handbag or sports car. It’s […]

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Prestonwood Stunner with Sleek Farmhouse Vibe Tops Our Dallas Open Houses

By Leah Shafer / July 5, 2018 / 1 Comment

Open houses are one of the great pleasures of life, a marvelous way to spend a few hours on the weekend. Finding the best and brightest for your perusal is also a pleasure, and it turns into this column each week.  We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: Two University Park Tudor Revival-style Houses with Big Character

By Leah Shafer / March 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

From roughly the 1890s through the 1940s, America had a love affair with Tudor Revival-style houses. So much so that during the 1920s, about a quarter of all new residential builds across the country were Tudor-styled. These houses offer true craftsmanship and attention to detail, which is part of their appeal.  The Depression tanked new construction, […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: Two Renovated Midcentury Modern Houses

By Leah Shafer / February 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Splurge vs. Steal: Two Renovated Midcentury Modern Houses |

One of the most popular housing styles around the country is midcentury modern. Classic features in these houses built between the early 1930s to mid-1960s include open floorplans, clean lines, light-filled spaces,  and a simplicity of style that translates beautifully into 2018.  Certain Dallas neighborhoods have pockets of these architectural gems; many have been lovingly […]

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Stylish Interior Spaces, Luxe Amenities Elevate Our DFW Open Houses This Week

By Leah Shafer / July 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous DFW open houses you shouldn’t miss. This week, our houses range in price from $549K to $1.32 million. You’ll find a range of properties, from a Coronado Hills cutie zoned for Lakewood Elementary to […]

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