JP & Associates

Sensitive Updates Designed by Alicia Quintans Make a Kings Highway Cottage Shine

By Karen Eubank / October 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Laura Bowden and her husband, Michael Shake, have preservation imprinted on their hearts. Their charming classic cottage in the Kings Highway Conservation District is a testament to that. “I need a T-shirt that says, ‘Save All the Old Houses,’ ” Bowden said. She and her husband are from the Southeast, and Bowden grew up in […]

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An Excellent Study in Preserving the Iconic American Foursquare

By Karen Eubank / September 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

There homes that define America. The Colonial, the Ranch, and the American Foursquare come to mind immediately. The American Foursquare was popular from the 1890s to the 1930s and is arguably the most iconic of American styles. And do we have a beauty for you today! … a square house of dependable proportions and solid, […]

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Exclusive: Geoff Lewis, Former RE/MAX President, Joins JP & Associates

By Candy Evans / June 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Disruption is hitting the real estate industry more than other industries, and at a faster rate, or so it seems to those of us who watch the daily, sometimes hourly, changes from our North Texas perches. Speaking of Perch, there are iBuyers looming on the horizon — even mainstream media is starting to pay attention. […]

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A Little Green Thing Going On in the Bathroom

By Candy Evans / March 14, 2019 / 3 Comments

I don’t know why, but these pea-green bathrooms straight from the 1950’s fascinate me. Our very first home in Dallas (on Ainsworth, northwest Dallas) has this same green tile mudded in. I love that the owners of this house took that green to the max, painting the cabinets an even darker shade of green with […]

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Here’s a Mid-Century Gem in the Shadow of White Rock Lake

By Shelby Skrhak / January 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Those windows. Those beautiful, enormous windows that give you a glimpse inside this mid-century gem and look out to this beautiful Old Lake Highlands neighborhood of 50s- and 60s-built homes. For this week’s Thursday Three Hundred, we check out this move-in ready mid-century home at 936 Peavy Road in the shadow of White Rock Lake at E. […]

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Market Sputter in Frisco, Continued: Where is the Sizzle Stopping?

By Candy Evans / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Once again, Frisco makes national Real Estate news, not for being the very best community to live, or the fastest-growing community in the U.S., but for being oversupplied with brand new homes as the real estate market shifts from a seller’s paradise to a buyer’s market, and as new home sales dip nationwide by almost […]

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