Santa Monica

Santa Monica With a Pool? It’s Possible on San Mateo

By Shelby Skrhak / March 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Most homes in the Hollywood Santa Monica neighborhood in East Dallas are tiny Tudors and traditionals that hover around 1,400 square feet, but this 1940-built home on San Mateo Blvd. has 1,803 square feet on a 9,295 square foot lot. And get this, it’s got a pool. Britt Lopez of Paragon Realtors calls this a […]

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Charming Tudor on Mistletoe Drive Could Be Ho-Ho-Home

By Bethany Erickson / December 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Our Saturday Six Hundred for this week was an obvious choice — and not just because it happens to sit on Mistletoe Drive in historic Hollywood Heights-Santa Monica neighborhood. It’s also because it’s a charming Tudor that has only been on the market two times in its history — which is remarkable because it was […]

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Is Your Home a 10-Minute Walk From a Park?

By Bethany Erickson / November 4, 2018 / 1 Comment

Is your home a 10-minute (or less) walk from a park? One-third of Americans have a much longer trek than that to get to their nearest park, according to research by the National Recreation and Park Association, Urban Land Institute and, The Trust for Public Land. Recently, Rachel Banner, a senior program manager at the […]

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Dallas Realtor Breathes Life Back Into Old Dallas Homes, One Flip at a Time

By Leah Shafer / October 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

When some people look at an old house in disrepair, all they see are its problems. But for one Dallas Realtor, old Dallas homes are all about possibility, instead. Kristen Martin says she’s a kindred soul with old houses, getting to know them, even naming them as she restores, repairs, and renovates them to a state […]

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Modern Updates to Adorable Santa Monica Home Keep Its Cottage Feel, Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / October 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Some of the best pre-sale renovations owners can do on older homes is to make sure they have things today’s buyers value: more than one bathroom; an updated kitchen with new fixtures and appliances; an open floorplan; and a fresh, updated look everywhere. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred at 7014 Vivian Ave. is located in East Dallas’ Santa Monica neighborhood. Built […]

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Original Details and Flawless Updates Make This Hollywood Heights Home a Hot Ticket

By Joanna England / June 12, 2015 / 1 Comment

When Dallas City Center Realtor Britt Lopez sent me a link to her newest Hollywood Heights listing, I knew we had to have it on the blog because it was absolutely love at first sight. Ya’ll already know that I’m not the craziest about Tudors. They’re cute, but a lot of times they fall into […]

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