University Park

Candy's Lease of the Week: Spare Yourself The Private School Search With This Duplex Inside HPISD

By Joanna England / January 16, 2013 / 5 Comments

If you have school-aged kids, renting a home in Highland Park or University Park is a great way to ensure your child receives an excellent education without the pain of finding the perfect private school. If you’re still in the search for a great rental, our friends at LocalDwelling.com have done the work for you. […]

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Candy’s Lease of the Week: Spare Yourself The Private School Search With This Duplex Inside HPISD

By Joanna England / January 16, 2013 / 0 Comments

If you have school-aged kids, renting a home in Highland Park or University Park is a great way to ensure your child receives an excellent education without the pain of finding the perfect private school. If you’re still in the search for a great rental, our friends at LocalDwelling.com have done the work for you. […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire: Go to French Cajun Country Without Leaving University Park

By Joanna England / November 19, 2012 / 0 Comments

This home is all about the details, which greet you from the moment you walk into the front door of 3612 Caruth Boulevard. This home is just spot-on, right down to the checkerboard-stained hardwoods in the foyer. If this Louisiana French-style home by designed by Paul Turney and built by Rusty Goff doesn’t get your […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire: This Cute Caruth Blvd. Traditional is Worth Risking West Nile For!

By Joanna England / September 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

So, with this recent bout of rain we’ve had, here’s your public service announcement: Drain standing water! Prevent death by mosquito!

There, I said it. If you’re willing to throw caution into the wind, here’s a cute house in University Park not far from several very placid lakes that would require teams of pesticide-spraying trucks to clear of mosquitoes. But, 4115 Caruth Blvd., priced at $899,000 and teeming with charm, is worth the scary spectre of West Nile, no?

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Love it, Lease it: Need a Home to Rent? Where’s The Best Place to Look?

By Joanna England / September 5, 2012 / 0 Comments

If you want to rent a single-family home, sometimes the best way to find one is to drive around in the neighborhood you want to move to and look for a “For Lease” sign with a hand-written telephone number.

Sure, it’s time consuming and uses a ton of gas, but it’s better than combing through the crappy pictures on Craigslist, right? But what if you’re looking to rent in an area where “For Lease” signs are shunned. What if you don’t have time to tote a kid around while you drive up and down blocks looking for your next lease? What if you’re looking in a very specific area for very specific reasons, such as a school district? Where can you look?

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It’s For The Burbs: Thinking of Moving Out of The City? Crunch Your Commute Time With Trulia’s App

By Joanna England / June 28, 2012 / 0 Comments

Perhaps you’ve heard that D Magazine has released a new list that ranks North Texas suburbs, with Parker and Highland Village besting both Highland Park and University Park for the top two spots?

That’s all well and good, but let’s say you take this information, sell your Lake Highlands home for top dollar, and move out to Parker or Highland Village — what’s that commute going to be like?

Just ask Trulia, which just released a new app that can tell you how long you’ll be trapped on North Central Expressway or Interstate 35 should you choose to head for the ‘burbs.

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