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Thursday Three Hundred: Big Reno Opens Up Floorplan of This Chapel Downs Home

By Leah Shafer / July 30, 2015 / 1 Comment

Dallas houses built in the 1960s aren’t generally known for their wide, open floorplans. But it’s a top “want” on today’s buyer wishlist, so a renovation that makes it happen is a smart choice. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred shows us a wonderful example of taking a 1966 house and reworking the interior to be spacious and […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: West Kessler Cottage Marries Vintage Charm with Modern Updates

By Leah Shafer / April 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

North Oak Cliff is one of Dallas’ oldest established neighborhoods and it’s full of community gems, from multiple annual festivals and historic districts to family friendly outdoor areas and a streetcar system newly revived earlier this month. Its diversity of architecture is one of its most appealing aspects for those who live there—the range of styles […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: 3,700 Square Feet for Under $300K? Yep! We Found It In Anna

By Leah Shafer / February 3, 2015 / 7 Comments

Everything is bigger in Texas, and that certainly holds true in the residential real estate of Dallas’ northern suburbs. But spacious houses can be hard to come by under $300K, so today’s Tuesday Two Hundred listing at 400 Acklington Dr. in Anna caught my eye with 3,701 square feet, four big bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. It […]

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N. Oak Cliff Tudor In Storied Location Has Original Stained Glass, Chambers Gas Stove

By Leah Shafer / January 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

There are pockets of delightful, historic architecture throughout Dallas, and North Oak Cliff is rich with them. One neighborhood, Hampton Hills, was billed as “Oak Cliff’s Ideal Home Place” in ads from the mid 1920s, and is comprised of about 320 craftsman bungalows, Tudor houses, and pre- and post-war cottages, making it one of the […]

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