I know that all of the staging advice we publish says, rather unequivocally, to make the home look as if only humans live there. It gives buyers an opportunity to picture themselves in the space, and not all buyers have furry friends. In fact, some people are not pet lovers at all. But I do […]Read More
It’s amazing what you’ll find when you’re just browsing around MLS, and boy, are there deals to be had! I cannot tell you how thrilled — THRILLED! — I was to see that yes, you can still buy a great home in Oak Cliff for under $200K. Check out 322 S. Oak Cliff Blvd, listed by […]Read More
Immensely cute. That’s my shoot-from-the-hip description of this Oak Cliff cottage. Located in Sunset View, just outside Ravinia Heights in the North Cliff Conservation District, this home is in an excellent location for anyone who wants to be both in close proximity to downtown Dallas and be near the festivals and shops in the Bishop […]Read More
This house, if it could say one word and one word only, it would be “AHHHH-DORABLE.” Just like that. In fact, it would be shouting it, so when you heard it from around the block, you would come jogging through Winnetka Heights until you found 314 N. Clinton, a butter yellow Craftsman just west of Tyler Street.Read More
It always happens when you have a baby: Relatives come to stay for an open-ended period of time to “help” you. More often than not, they end up crowding things, and leaving you with more dishes in the sink and rings on your coffee table (Trust me, I speak from experience). Wouldn’t it be great if you had room for them that was detached from the main house? A place where you both could have some privacy?Read More
Lots of young folks moving to Oak Cliff are looking for a charming older home with great bones. They’re looking for fixer-uppers, diamonds in the rough, and plenty of room for sweat equity.
To me, however, that sounds like a lot of work. (If that makes me sound lazy, well, color me guilty.)
If I were looking for a home in Oak Cliff, I’d snag one of these adorable Winnetka Heights Craftsman bungalows where someone else has poured in the blood, sweat, and trips to the hardware store so I don’t have to. So you can see why 122 S. Rosemont Ave. is so appealing to me. And at $229,000, it is an incredible value.Read More