open housesRealtors — did you know that every week, we solicit pitches for our various featured listing posts like the Tuesday Two Hundred, the weekly roundup of Open Houses, Thursday Three Hundred, Friday Four or Five Hundred, and more?

All you have to do to get in on the action is join our Facebook group, Getting the Dirt. It’s a great place to virtually mingle with fellow professionals, ask questions, lend a hand, and, yes, pitch stories to CandysDirt.com writers.

Take, for instance, this week’s three properties featured in our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week. After asking members to share their listings that would help someone meet a common New Year’s resolution, three Realtors pitched their open houses — and are now seeing them featured today.

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North Oak Cliff

1214 N. Clinton Ave.

Sometimes we get listings pitched to us that just don’t quite make it in time for one of our regular features, but when we take a look at them, we realize that they’re too good to pass up. Such is the case this week with two North Oak Cliff homes that were pitched by the same Realtor.

Because of the crazy holiday deadlines we were looking at, we weren’t able to include these two homes listed by Melissa O’Brien with Dave Perry-Miller InTown in this week’s Open Houses of the Week.

But if you are eschewing a second day of Christmas shopping sales for a house hunt instead, you really do owe it to yourself to check out these homes, which are a two minute drive or a seven minute walk from each other, making it super easy to visit both this Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

We should also mention that both homes are also zoned for North Oak Cliff’s sought-after Rosemont Elementary and Middle schools, and are just minutes from downtown, Bishop Arts, and Stevens Park Golf Course.

North Oak Cliff

1228 Lausanne Ave.

O’Brien’s first listing is a charming and well-maintained 1936 Traditional at 1228 Lausanne Ave. With five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 3,187 square feet of space, this abode has been home to only two families since it was built so many decades ago. (more…)

Mark your calendars and get ready to roll — we’ve found some of the most exciting houses on the market in North Texas. Lucky us, a few of them are throwing open their doors this weekend. 

This is the CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss. This week, our houses range in price from $459,900 to $1.15 million. Which ones will you visit? 

 

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1047 N Winnetka Ave Dallas, TX is currently listed by Melissa O’Brien with Dave Perry-Miller InTown for $577,000.

This week’s Friday Five Hundred takes us to 1047 N Winnetka Avenue in North Oak Cliff – a darling three-bedroom, one-full-and-one-half-bathroom charmer, originally built in 1925 and it could be yours for $577,000. “This sweet little gem is a perfect example of why I love Oak Cliff, and the people that give these homes new life,” says listing agent Melissa O’Brien of Dave Perry-Miller InTown.

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Splurge vs Steal: Two Kessler Park Beauties | CandysDirt.com

Kessler Park is one of our favorite parts of North Oak Cliff, a neighborhood with history, topography, winding streets, arching shade trees, and so much more.  

In this week’s Splurge vs Steal, we’re looking at two Kessler Park beauties. Which one is your favorite? 

 

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Satisfy Your Real Estate Longings and Swing on by these Dallas Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

Temperatures may be dropping, but these DFW houses are hot, hot, hot.

We’re talking, of course, about our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week. We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties every Thursday. We scour the listings and pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $699K to $1.599 million. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

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Lakewood Contemporary Soars In Our Weekly Roundup of Dallas Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

The Lakewood contemporary at 3406 Oakhurst St. is one of our three featured open houses this week.

Do you love a modern marvel of a home as much as we do? Then cast your gaze toward the Lakewood contemporary that tops our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week. This renovated beauty is one of three we’re featuring, and you’ll be wondering how to pick your favorite. 

They range in price from$724,000 to $1.05 million and include an Oak Cliff Tudor with a fairy tale backyard and a Mockingbird Park beauty with classic good looks, reimagined hit a buyer’s checklist. 

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West Kessler Heights Austin Stone Home | CandysDirt.com

There seems to be a new trend in real estate photography, and that’s shooting a property more like an interior design magazine. It creates a romantic, beautiful view of a home, with lots of close-ups of the pretty staging details.

Our Thursday Three Hundred is the recipient of this style of photography, and the results are lovely. Located at 714 N. Hampton Rd., this Austin stone traditional sits pretty on an elevated lot in North Oak Cliff’s West Kessler Heights. Built in 1941, it retains classic architectural details of the era, like original hardwoods and arched doorways, married with more modern updates, like a renovated kitchen.

Located near W. Davis Street and N. Hampton Road, this home has three bedrooms, one full bathroom, one half bathroom, and 1,765 square feet on two stories with mature landscaping and charmed curb appeal (seriously, look at that house! Don’t you want to see more?). Let’s get started.

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