A local real estate agent breaks his own world record, Community ISD hosts a real estate workshop to welcome potential homebuyers to the area, Southlake tops the best small cities in America, and housing affordability tops the list of 2020 election issues for some demographic groups, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

A local real estate agent breaks his own world record, Community ISD hosts a real estate workshop to welcome potential homebuyers to the area, Southlake tops the best small cities in America, housing affordability is the biggest 2020 election issue for some demographic groups, and Preservation Dallas announces deadline for endangered places list, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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From Staff Reports

Texas Realtors recently presented Dallas/Fort Worth-based Realtor Judy M. Jones with its Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her long history of community service within the real estate industry. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding Realtors with a record of at least 25 years of service and civic participation.

“Judy’s involvement within the Realtor organization and her community is an inspiration to us all,” said Tray Bates, 2019 chairman of Texas Realtors. “She goes above and beyond to make a positive impact not only with Realtors and homeowners, but also through her work with children’s charities.” 

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It’s pretty rare for find homes in Southlake Carroll ISD in the $600k range, but Lily Moore of Lily Moore Realty has this unlisted hip pocket home that we’re sure will go fast. Get ready — this 3,648-square-foot home has five bedrooms, four baths, and is listed for $635,000.

Built in 1996, this transitional-style stucco home on Edgemeer Lane in Southlake looks as fresh as when the sellers custom-built the home. Yep, it’s a one-owner home. It’s priced for updates, but the bones are so great in this high ceiling, open floorplan home that you could add new flooring throughout and call it a day.

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Anything that costs $11,000 a month to rent might seem extravagant but this luxury lease in Westlake offers a good balance between “home sweet home” and “explicit lyrics rap video.”

Anything that costs $11,000 a month to rent might seem extravagant but this luxury lease in Westlake offers a good balance between “home sweet home” and “explicit lyrics rap video.”

Before you start popping bottles, check out the photos of this elegant home at 2211 Cedar Elm Terrace in the Keller school district.

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Metairie

Coming soon to Southlake: The Metairie by Hawkins-Welwood Homes

Dallasites know the quality and prestige that comes with building and living in a Hawkins-Welwood home. The longtime Dallas homebuilder has been building custom homes in the Park Cities, Preston Hollow, North Dallas, and Plano for more than 60 years. The award-winning company is in the planning stages of a new development in Southlake — The Metairie, which will feature timeless architecture, spacious lots, and green spaces. Lot presales are underway.

The coming luxury development at White Chapel Blvd. and Dove Road in north Southlake will be a perfect fit for families seeking one of the best school districts in Texas as well as empty-nesters seeking low-maintenance homeownership, says Kelly Ongena of Hawkins-Welwood.

“These luxury custom homes offer everything you could want from a single-family home on a quarter-acre lot with the convenience of a HOA-maintained community.”

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It’s no secret that Southlake is full of show-stopping luxury homes, so it’s the details that really set these glamorous properties apart. This home in coveted Westwyck Hills is one that has it all: A fantastic location near Grapevine Lake, a floor plan ideal for entertaining, and gorgeous outdoor spaces. If that recipe for the perfect house doesn’t sound enticing enough already, a recently renovated kitchen sweetens the deal further to make this home the epitome of luxury. 

Whether you love to cook or thrive on stocking your fridge with delicious takeout leftovers, this fresh, white kitchen has everything you need. A massive built-in fridge, Wolf range with double ovens, double dishwashers, and a Wolf microwave and convection steam oven make this kitchen capable of handling any Thanksgiving dinner or all-day birthday party, no matter how many guests you invite. 

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This week’s Suburb Sunday sends us to Southlake for three selections of simply gorgeous homes. (I just couldn’t resist the lovely alliteration.) One is transitional, another is modern, and the third is a geodome you have to see to believe. Which do you prefer? (Pick the dome!)

 

Modern Style in the Carillon Community

Address: 1816 Saint Philip Ave., Southlake

  • 4 bedrooms, 4 baths
  • 4,026 square feet
  • $1,150,000

Roxann Taylor of Engel & Voelkers Dallas Southlake has the listing for this modern custom home in the gated Carillon community that’s priced below appraisal. Beautiful stone and river rock line the pathway up to this zero lot stucco home. The kitchen with gorgeous floor to ceiling custom cabinets features a 14-foot waterfall island, farm sink, and stainless steel appliances including commercial grade range and vent, gas cooktop, oven, built-in microwave, and built-in refrigerator/freezer. Those same gorgeous cabinets are in the home office as well. Annual homeowners association fees of $2,300 cover front yard maintenance, common area maintenance, and full use of facilities including a community pool, catch-release pond, basketball, and walking trails. (more…)

instagramDo you follow us on Instagram? Because it’s becoming THE place to share great listings and then get them on our radar — just like Mona Barnett did with this Southlake stunner she has on the market.

“I would love for you to take a peek at this unique listing I have in Southlake,” Barnett, who is with Haute Realty, told us. “It sits on 2.33 acres and backs to Army Corps of Engineering property, and the main level is up int he trees and the walk-out basement is built into a hill.”

Hold up — basement, in Texas? Tell. Us. More.

The custom Neo-Prairie home, located at 2480 Raintree Drive, was built by architect David Haverfield, and is full of luxury designer finishes and lighting on the inside, and boasts stunning grounds and a pool outside. (more…)