Prairie Style

Tuesday Two Hundred: Junius Heights Prairie House Charms With Vintage Aesthetic

By Leah Shafer / June 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred takes us to Junius Heights in Old East Dallas to look at a lovely Prairie Style house that just hit the market June 1. The Prairie Style of residential architecture made its debut in Dallas in 1907 with a house on Abrams Road, based on the plans Frank Lloyd Wright published in […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Custom-built Colleyville Charmer Can’t Catch a Break

By Leah Shafer / November 21, 2014 / 7 Comments

We’ve found a great property that just isn’t selling, and we’re not sure why. This prairie-style, two-story house in Colleyville was listed at the end of August, and had a $25,000 price reduction in mid-October to $599,900, but still, no buyer. Listed by Beverly Spillyards at Ebby Halliday’s Southlake office, this property at 6712 Whittier Lane […]

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New Single Fam Homes Selling, Sprouting in Dallas Real Estate, But Here’s the New Sweet Spot

By Candy Evans / September 29, 2011 / 0 Comments

This week the Commerce Department reported that sales and prices of newly constructed single-family homes fell in August despite historically low mortgage rates. Reason: stagnant job market, lots of inventory, and fewer home builders out there churning dirt. We are at about 1970s home building activity, when interest rates were even higher! Last month new home sales slipped 2.3 percent. […]

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Swiss Avenue Now a Popular Vacation Destination? Dallas Real Estate Rental News

By Candy Evans / September 22, 2011 / 0 Comments

I told you vacation homeowers are raking it in. Well, now it seems regular homeowners are not doing too shabby, either. One of my alert readers alerted me to this interesting vacation home posting on HomeAway.com: a red-brick Swiss Avenue mansion. It leases for $2,000 to $3,000 per night, or $18,000 a week. (Wowzers!) Five […]

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