Moving to Dallas

From Staff Reports

The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area is adding about 360 new residents a day, which is putting some serious pressure on the real estate market. The North Texas area added more than 131,000 people last year, and if traffic in East Dallas is any indication, at least half of them moved there. The other half are still on the North Dallas Tollway, having decided to live out of their car because hey, they can’t find a home and there’s plenty of room to park.

So if you think a quick relocation to DFW has all the makings of reality TV drama, you’d probably be interested in the latest Dallas-Fort Worth real estate casting call. HGTV has picked up 13 episodes covering that very topic. Jump to see if you’re a good fit for this reality TV show:

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881 Berkinshire Front

Just listed today, this Old Lake Highlands home is practically a celebrity! Its owners, Steven and Ashley Walton, found this beauty during a whirlwind search on HGTV’s House Hunters show in 2011 and again on House Hunters: Where are they now in 2013.

“In 2010, my wife and I decided to move out of our small Uptown apartment and buy 881 Berkinshire Dr. in Old Lake Highlands because we wanted a project,” Steven said. “Fast forward almost 4 years (and many projects) later and we are ready to simplify our lives and move back to the city to be closer to our jobs in downtown/Uptown.”

Ashley and Steven Walton went on 'House Hunters' in 2010 to find 881 Berkinshire. They're now selling the Old Lake Highlands home.

Ashley and Steven Walton went on ‘House Hunters’ in 2010 and find 881 Berkinshire. They’re now selling the Old Lake Highlands home.

This beautiful home, a charming post-war traditional in a fabulous neighborhood that is super close to White Rock Lake, is listed with Lauren Valek Farris with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Team Whiteside for $269,000. Today is its very first day on the market, and considering the competition in the $200K range, it may be it’s last!

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