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Sondra Drive Gem Has Prime Lakewood Location, Gorgeous Outdoor Living

By Joanna England / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

“This is definitely the gem of Sondra Drive that is nestled in the heart of Lakewood!” gushed Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate’s Matthew Edwards when I asked him about his brand new listing. The home is not only a newer build in one of Dallas’ most sought-after neighborhoods, but it the location is beyond enviable, making […]

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Step Inside This Beautiful Home in the Heart of Southlake

By Candy's Dirt / May 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s not every day you come across a dreamy, peaceful estate ideally located near sumptuous shopping and dining. Situated on 1.5 acres, this beautiful house in the heart of Southlake is that rare find. But, shhhh … it’s off-market, so not everyone knows it’s up for grabs. Once you see the sprawling green lawn, airy open […]

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This French-Style Estate in a Coveted Flower Mound Community Is a Treasure

By Candy's Dirt / April 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Tucked behind the guarded gates of Chateau Du Lac in Flower Mound, this pristine abode radiates grandeur and elegance from the moment you pull into the driveway. Let the maze-like gardens before the front door transport you to the lavish French countryside, where the smell of lavender always lingers. With a few trips to the […]

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Award-Winner: Property Taxes: Garbage In, Garbage Out at Dallas Central Appraisal District

By Jon Anderson / June 20, 2017 / 5 Comments

Last weekend, the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) awarded this series discussing state and local property taxes “Bronze” in their Best Series category.  While originally published in May 2016, a year later nothing has alleviated our property tax increases.  Several weeks ago I wrote a pair of columns (here and here) about how the core […]

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Southlake Estate Offers Large Lot, Full Guest House, Superb Location

By Joanna England / April 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

There really is something for everyone at 300 W. Highland Street in Southlake. It’s a large, beautiful property that has it where it counts! The original home was built in 1998, and the sellers completed a full remodel this year. It welcomes family and friends with a richness of hand-scraped hardwood floors and crown molding. The […]

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Property Taxes: Garbage In, Garbage Out at Dallas Central Appraisal District

By Jon Anderson / May 27, 2016 / 8 Comments

Several weeks ago I wrote a pair of columns (here and here) about how the core math of Texas property taxes is fundamentally broken (and always has been).  While, A+B=C, if “A” is patently wrong, how can “B” and “C” be accurate? In this case, “A” is assessed property value, “B” is property tax rate and “C” […]

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