Kitchen and Bath Renovation

Is This Flip Flopping? Cute Sparkman Club Estates Home Goes 127 Days Without Buyer

By Leah Shafer / January 14, 2016 / 4 Comments

Our smokin’ real estate market has inspired many people to buy dumpy houses, make them beautiful, and sell them for a tidy profit to buyers eager for move-in properties with all the bells and whistles. Many of these renovations are beautifully executed—take our Thursday Three Hundred, a cottage in Northwest Dallas’ Sparkman Club Estates. As you’ll […]

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From the Archives: Phenomenal Buckner Terrace Reno Goes Under Contract in 3 Days

By Leah Shafer / December 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran March 24, 2015, and highlights the gorgeous work of Barton-Graham Home & Design Firm. We subsequently wrote a profile of them here and featured another renovation of theirs here. If you want to see what an incredible renovtion can do for a house, look no further than the 1960s […]

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Make a Date, Fall in Love at These Five Dallas Open Houses This Weekend

By Leah Shafer / November 5, 2015 / 2 Comments

True love doesn’t always show up on a first date, but at these five Dallas-area open houses this weekend, you might feel cupid’s (real estate) bow. We’re visiting neighborhoods from Lakewood Estates to West Dallas’ Walnut Hill Highlands, to East Kessler and North Dallas. The prices range from $364,900 to $1.64 million. We hope you make time to […]

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Spacious, Open Floorplan, Elegant Finishes Will Sell This Webster Grove Home

By Leah Shafer / October 13, 2015 / 1 Comment

Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a home in Northwest Dallas that went from cluttered and cramped to contemporary and classy in a substantial recent renovation. The Webster Grove house at 3233 Dothan Ln., near Royal and Webb Chapel lanes, was an outdated ranch, built in 1961 and looking worn. It’s a 3-2 with 1,625 square feet, but felt smaller. New owners bought […]

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Merriman Park Marvel Renovated From Drab to Fab In Fast-Appreciating Neighborhood

By Leah Shafer / September 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

The increasing property values in East Dallas’ Merriman Park neighborhood are the stuff of happy homeowners. The house at 6852 Freemont St., our Thursday Three Hundred, is a totally renovated midcentury with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,473 square feet, listed last week by Jennifer Friedman Ackerman with Virginia Cook, Realtors for $399,900, or $162 per square foot. […]

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Buckner Terrace Knockout Hits Market Thursday, Will Wow with Artsy, Modern Vibe

By Leah Shafer / September 8, 2015 / 3 Comments

When people think “East Dallas,” the neighborhoods that usually spring to mind are big names, like Lakewood, Forest Hills, Swiss Avenue, and Junius Heights. But a little further east and south of White Rock lake is the hidden jewel of Buckner Terrace, where prices are more affordable than many other East Dallas neighborhoods. The homes there are mostly […]

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