The fun little house at 961 Peavy Road has an amazing backyard that’s so big it feels like it has it’s own ZIP code. Remember when you were a kid and you got to just run around and play ninjas and all sorts of other made-up games? This backyard reminds us of that. Maybe it’s all the room or the fact that it’s covered in dead leaves because fall was the only time it was bearable to be outside, but either way, it’s awesome.

Hey, let’s get this right out of the way before people go to town, THIS HOUSE ISN’T FOR EVERYONE. It’s painted yellow. It’s bright and sunny and different. It’s perfect for a creative that again, wants to run around and play ninja in the backyard.

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This week’s Tuesday $200k has us headed up the highway to Wylie and it’s so perfect you’ll say, “Wait, that’s Wylie?” YES, that’s Wylie. It’s a gorgeous, not-too-big, not-too-small, newer construction (2003) single-story home.

Listing agent Steve Atkinson calls 3117 Eastwood Drive “meticulously maintained,” and one look at the perfect red brick and well-manicured front lawn and girl, you’ll know it’s true.

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“A lot of sleek, modern design can look a bit sterile,” Steve Atkinson said. But this Oak Lawn townhome maintains a warm, accessible feel even with its clean lines and open floor plan. Located at 4001 Bowser Ave. Apt. C, this three-story, two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home has a great vibe to go with the stunning modern design. It’s our High Caliber Home of the Week presented by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans, and for good reason — it offers gorgeous and easy-to-love spaces in a key location and at a price you can’t refuse!

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Near Royal Lane and Hillcrest Road is the wonderful North Dallas neighborhood of Brookshire Park. Beautiful houses on larger, heavily treed lots line the streets, with most of the original properties built late 1960s and early 1970s. 

This week’s Splurge vs. Steal takes us there to two Brookshire Park beauties just 0.4 miles apart. Both are over 5,000 feet and offer high-end amenities. Which is your favorite? 

 

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dallas open houses

The contemporary beauty at 4428 Greenbrier Ct. is one of our five featured Dallas open houses this week.

Ready for your insider’s look at the best open houses for this weekend? Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column.

This week, our homes range in price from $429,000 to $1.695 million, and wow! Some great properties this week. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

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