Starting Home Prices and Good School Districts: How does Dallas Stack Up Nationally?

By Bethany Erickson / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

How much does it cost to buy a home in a good school district in the Dallas area? What do single-family rents look like in Dallas? And are people remodeling? We find out in a roundup of real estate news.

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Uptown Welcomes First Public Playground and More Young Families

By Amanda Popken / April 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

“Griggs Park is one of the features that makes Uptown more sustainable. Uptown has a tendency to over-invest in private infrastructure and under-invest in public infrastructure,”noted District 14 Dallas City Councilman Philip Kingston at the Tuesday ribbon cutting of Griggs Park’s new playground. “This will soften the hard edges that tend to be created in high-density […]

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Eagle Ford School, Attended by The Infamous Bonnie Parker, is One Step Closer to Landmark Status

By Amanda Popken / February 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

On Monday, preservationists launched the process of designating the Eagle Ford School building as a historic landmark. If you’ve driven down Chalk Hill Road just south of Interstate 30, you may have wondered about the rather small, oddly out-of-place concrete building, brightly colored with lavish details at the entry. Above the front entrance is inscribed […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Committed, For Now

By Bethany Erickson / November 24, 2014 / 9 Comments

Last week, I wrote about the decisions we have coming up regarding real estate, and our son’s education. And I love, love, love all the reader feedback and comments. This week? This week I’d like to talk about our thought process thus far. My husband and I are products of public schools – albeit not […]

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