Big backyard: check. Game room: check. Updated ranch style: check. Close to downtown: check. And the best news of all? At $189,500, this McKinney gem is most likely in your price range.

Big backyard: check. Game room: check. Updated ranch style: check. Close to downtown McKinney: check.

And the best news of all? At $189,500, this gem is most likely in your price range.

The home at 1026 Murray Court boasts four bedrooms and two full, recently remodeled bathrooms. Also included in the 1,509 square-foot-home is a large game room. It could serve as another bedroom, but why not dust off that pool table and have a few friends over?

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For this week’s Suburb Sunday, we head to Denton County… er, Dallas County. No, Collin County. What county is Carrollton located in? All three, actually. As the 23rd most populous city in Texas, Carrollton is a vibrant town of industry, retail, and residential with a historic downtown that’s booming with a healthy rail-transit system. Come check out these three great homes on the market right now:

Craftsman Inspired Cutie in Austin Waters

Carrollton

Address: 5005 Sage Hill Drive, Carrollton

  • 3 bedrooms, 4 baths
  • 2,781 square feet
  • $462,900

This craftsman-inspired home has gorgeous curb appeal with its manicured landscaping and welcoming covered front porch that overlooks the greenbelt. It was built by Darling Homes in 2010 and located in Austin Waters, a residential neighborhood of Austin Ranch in northeast Carrollton.

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Big Bucker Terrace Renovation Hits It Out of the Park | CandysDirt.com

If you love a big, bold renovation, then this Buckner Terrace beauty will your new favorite thing with its open spaces, fresh style, and beautiful finishes. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred, located at 5111 Ashbrook Rd., hits it out of the park with a remodel by Eligra LLC. They’ve taken a ranch-style house and completely opened it up, adding custom cabinetry, sexy tile, two islands in the kitchen, and a high-end vibe that’s sure to sell this place fast. 

This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two dining areas, and 1,944 square feet on one story, built in 1966. There’s an open house this Sunday, May 6, from 2 to 5 p.m. 

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The North Texas real estate market is full of hot properties, and we spend a lot of time obsessing over every beautiful and impressive detail we find. 

That’s why the CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column is such a pleasure to write. We get to write about one, two, three properties you’ve got to see this weekend. 

This week, our houses range in price from $285,000 to $799,999 and you’ll find an Oak Lawn townhome with a to-die-for rooftop deck, a Richardson Heights renovated cutie, and an under-$300K ranch. Tell us which one is your favorite and if you’re visiting!

 

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Westwood Park Home for Sale, Reduced $10K | CandysDirt.com

Near West Kiest Boulevard and South Westmoreland Road in Oak Cliff is the established neighborhood of Westwood Park. We found our Tuesday Two Hundred here at 3228 Cedarcroft Ln. This extensive remodel has turned a drab ranch into a fab budget find with lots of space and style. 

Located 6 miles southwest of the Bishop Arts District and 9 miles from downtown Dallas, this home has a list of updates a mile long, from new roof, double pane windows, exterior doors, and fence, to updated plumbing, electric, and recently serviced HVAC. The house has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, three living areas, two dining areas, and 2,090 square feet on one story, built in 1958. 

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