The three-bedroom, two-bathroom ranch located at 705 Nottingham Drive in Richardson is completely updated from top to bottom. Like stickers-still-on-the-windows updated, and even though they did a fantastic job with materials that are price point appropriate, that’s not the best part of this house.

The best part of this house is the location. It’s close to US 75 for an easy commute to Dallas.


Also right along 75 and basically a walk out your front door? Alamo Drafthouse, Cinnaholic, Haystack Burger, Industrial Pizza + Brew, Communion Coworking Space, Coffee Shop and Restaurant and there’s a Monkey King on its way.

Richardson is where you go when it’s time to hit the suburbs, but you’re not ready for “Dallas you” to die.

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Welcome home to the Regency Place Community. Listing Agent Bob Moran with Dave Perry-Miller InTown said the two-bedroom, two-bathroom house is like the Goldilocks Story – it’s not too big and not too small.

You can downsize from a big house or upsize from a condo. With the house on Highplace, it can all be yours!!! And again, this is a whole detached house with its own little lawns and no adjoining walls. Just so we’re clear, turkeys.

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Old Lake HighlandsBeautiful brick and a super fun exterior color palette? Updated throughout, but it also maintains the original charm and character of the house? OH, AND IT FEEDS INTO HEXTER ELEMENTARY? That’s not just a yes, or even a double yes, it’s actually all the yeses.

Let’s take a look at this charming charmer located in Old Lake Highlands. First of all, LOCATION. With Easton you can take Mockingbird and head Downtown or boogie down Northwest Highway to connect with North Central Expressway, I-635, the Dallas North Tollway, and everything else. PLUS White Rock Lake, the Arboretum, and Casa Linda are just around the corner.

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Built in 1962, this Midcentury-style house was a later arrival to the era, but you know what? We’ll take it.

The angles, the ceiling, the updates. Come on. This is a white-and-gray house that feels so modern and open — it’s just waiting for your pops of colors.

Out back there’s a concrete deck shaped like a hexagon. Something different, something fun and that’s kind of the theme of the house.

Out front, you’ll find a fully wooded wall and a matching flower box. Your biggest challenge in this house will be keeping the landscape alive to look as cool and contemporary as it does today.

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If you like the charm of a historical cottage with all the updates and want one that’s so picture perfect you almost can’t stand it, go check out this home in downtown McKinney (AKA The Mecca of suburban downtowns).

It’s so cute and walkable and we’ve written about it before so we won’t bore you with a regurge. It’s lovely, though, and perfect and let’s have dinner and shop and coffee and pie. Those are all things you can do. And get your picture taken and your hair did.

Now that that’s out of the way, let’s dig in on this house. It’s so pretty.

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Knightsbridge Estates

Check out the dramatic front elevation of 3316 Birkshire Lane, a Knightsbridge Estates home in northeast Richardson, listed for $359,900 by Linda Jackson of Ebby Halliday Plano. The 1998-built home has four bedrooms, three and half-baths, two living areas, two dining areas, and an upstairs game room with a total 3,282 square feet.

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Greenway TerraceAdjacent to Greenway Parks and the Park Cities, this Greenway Terrace charmer is the perfect house for a downsizer or someone looking for a good investment until they’re ready for their forever, larger, home.

And what makes 4819 Wateka Drive that perfect spot? The two-bedroom, one bath, 1,155 square foot post-war cottage was built in 1948, but has been updated in the right places, and restored and carefully curated in the others. A new HVAC system was also installed last year as well.

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Allen

When selecting Thursday Three Hundred homes, I have nothing against recently-built suburban neighborhood homes in high-growth areas, but I do have to say there’s a trade-off. For what you get in a shiny move-in ready home with the latest amenities, there’s an undeniable homogeneity that makes you feel like you’ve seen this home before. That’s why I was happy to find 806 Fawn Valley Drive in Allen: a five bedroom, three bath, 2,632-square-foot home that boasts architectural features and little details that make you appreciate the home in itself. It’s listed for $315,000 by Pareen Desai of JP & Associates Frisco(more…)