Kitchen Renovation

Penthouse Plunge: Sudden Stone Sale Brings Countertops Into Focus

By Jon Anderson / January 7, 2020 / 2 Comments

The framing is almost complete in the A-unit of this Penthouse Plunge renovation project. For the newbies, this is the latest installment of a series chronicling the absurdity of my purchasing a double penthouse at The Claridge on Turtle Creek. I’m separating it back into two units and gutting and renovating the corner A-unit and […]

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Huge Reno Takes Cottonwood Heights Home in Richardson from Blah to Beautiful

By Leah Shafer / August 4, 2017 / 1 Comment
Huge Reno on Cottonwood Heights Home in Richardson Takes It from Drab to Fab | CandysDirt.com

For our Friday Four Hundred, we’re heading two miles north of the LBJ loop to a Richardson neighborhood with some fast-appreciating property prices. The Cottonwood Heights home at 1431 Lamp Post Ln. hit the market in May, a luxe finish-out on a traditional Dutch colonial revival. This house is modern and gorgeous — they’ve taken a […]

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Long List of Updates On Lochwood Beauty Make This 1950’s Ranch Move-In Ready

By Leah Shafer / July 5, 2016 / 2 Comments

A house built in the 1950s can be a wonderful thing. This is especially true when the owners have maintained the home’s vintage charm, but updated it with modern amenities. This is the case our Tuesday Two Hundred at 10812 Wyatt St., a lovely Lochwood ranch with a long list of recent updates, but a definite […]

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Thoughtfully Updated Claremont Ranch Features Buyer Favorite: Open Floorplan

By Leah Shafer / May 26, 2016 / 2 Comments

One home feature that tops the list time and again with buyers is an open floorplan. The renovated ranch at 8566 Sweetwater Dr. offers this buyer favorite in its 2,295 square feet — the living and dining areas and kitchen all have a spacious, open feel and the line of sight is nearly unobstructed. This is a 4-3 […]

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Get Cozy in This Updated Lochwood Dallas Traditional with Bonus Room

By Leah Shafer / May 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Lots of buyers aren’t looking for a fixer-upper in their next home—they want move-in ready with style. Our Tuesday Two Hundred fits that description perfectly. The updated Traditional at 11207 Sinclair Ave. near Garland and Jupiter roads has a list of updates that goes on and on, from an open floorplan and recessed lighting, to a modern kitchen […]

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Bike to White Rock Lake From This Newly Listed, Updated Claremont Midcentury Home

By Leah Shafer / January 12, 2016 / 0 Comments

One of East Dallas’ quaint neighborhoods has a cute midcentury home that’s just gone on the market. The house at 8335 Banquo Dr. in Claremont is 1,511 square feet of 1959 charms and new renovations, like a a redesigned open floorplan with modern amenities. It’s a 2-2 with hardwood floors, fresh paint, refinished hardwoods, recessed lights, and a totally new […]

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