Lee Park

The Mayfair Proves They Can Fund Needed Repairs Without Special Assessments

By Jon Anderson / October 3, 2017 / 9 Comments

When a condo is first built and still controlled by the developer, HOA dues are kept low to not scare off buyers. Once the developer is gone, those payments have to be reassessed to ensure they meet the needs of the ongoing repair and maintenance of the building. (Hint, they’re not.) The Mayfair, neighboring Lee Oak […]

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Jon Anderson: Slavery is Alive And Well, And in Your Pocket

By Jon Anderson / September 1, 2017 / 13 Comments

You may have thought Confederate statues were the last remnants slavery, never to be repeated again. You’d be wrong.

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Will The Robert E. Lee Statue Controversy Wreak Havoc on Turtle Creek Real Estate?

By Candy Evans / August 20, 2017 / 69 Comments

[Editor’s Note: This post reflects the opinion of the writer and should not be interpreted as the editorial position of CandysDirt.com.] I lived in Dallas for at least 10 years when I asked someone, “Who is Lee Park named after?” I assumed it was a great city forefather. Robert E. Lee, I was told; the […]

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Dallas Architect Transforming Architecture Conversations, Focusing on Big Questions

By Leah Shafer / December 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

When hiring an architect, a lot of people think mostly in terms of the style of their home and details they want in the house. Makes perfect sense, right? But a truly successful relationship between architect and client begins with a different way of thinking, says William Briggs, founder and owner of William S. Briggs […]

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Turtle Creek’s Renaissance Gets a New Neighbor as Poston Plots Sell to LLC

By Jon Anderson / March 17, 2016 / 2 Comments

In January, the lots located at 3407 and 3409 North Hall Street were reported in DCAD to have been sold to TDRE Lee Park LLC. The actual owner is currently masked behind the LLC with a local address of 4100 Spring Valley Road, Suite 310, in Dallas. However, TDRE Lee Park is a Houston registered […]

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It’s My Mansion: A Turtle Creek Address for Under $200K? This Renaissance Condo Is It

By Leah Shafer / August 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Turtle Creek is a tony neighborhood in Dallas, with lovely parks, historically significant architecture, and the largest collection of residential highrises in the city. Addresses in Turtle Creek are typically associated with big bucks—according to city-data.com, the average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 was $791,697 (compare that to a city-wide average of $236,454). But there are deals to be […]

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