melshire estates

You’ll Love This Light-Filled Dallas Home with a Backyard Oasis 

By Joanna England / September 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

On an idyllic, tree-lined street in the Melshire Estates sits this gorgeous contemporary Dallas home that wows both inside and out. As you drive up to the striking abode, you’ll be blown away by its instant curb appeal. Sleek glass windows and doors reflect the lovely greenery of the front yard, so a connection between […]

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Happy Ending: Forest Lane “Library” Lot on Forest Sold Last Week for $3.8M

By Candy Evans / June 13, 2019 / 3 Comments

On May 30, the City of Dallas made a pretty savvy auction sale of a city-owned lot, one of many across town, this one at 5639 Forest Lane which has been sitting idle for years, just east of the Dallas North Tollway. The property failed to meet a minimum bid in January when (another) church wanted to […]

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Melshire Estates Ranch Has Fresh Face You’ll Fall in Love With

By Joanna England / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The big mistake that a lot of sellers make when updating a property for the market is taking it all too far. Sure, I love a good open floor plan, but can we admit that not all homes should have them? A fantastic example of updating without sacrificing a home’s character is this adorable updated […]

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Melshire Estates Midcentury Modern Gets a Masterful Makeover

By Karen Eubank / February 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Janelle Alcantara lives and breathes modern architecture. When she spotted this Melshire Estates Midcentury Modern at 5546 Charlestown Drive, it was one of those honey-stop-the-car moments. Alcantara is not just an architecture lover — she’s also a senior associate with David Griffin & Company Realtors. She sees a lot of homes, and she sees a […]

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Catch These Pitches: Four Houses Worth Seeing This Weekend

By Bethany Erickson / January 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

As we’ve mentioned before, every week we solicit pitches for our various featured listing posts, including our weekly roundup of open houses. You can tag us on Instagram, or even better, you can join our Facebook group, Getting the Dirt.  It’s a great place to virtually mingle with fellow professionals, ask questions, lend a hand, […]

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Note to Self: Never Buy Along an Expressway and Think the Trees Will Stay Forever

By Candy Evans / October 24, 2018 / 1 Comment

By now you have probably heard that about 100 trees will be chopped down in North Dallas, trees that line the Dallas North Tollway on the eastern side from Forest Lane north for about a half mile to Harvest Hill Road. All sorts of varieties, too, pines, live oaks — good trees. For 30 years […]

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