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Elegant Style, Big Renovations Define this Week’s Dallas Open Houses

By Leah Shafer / September 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Every Thursday, we bring you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our Open Houses of the Week column. These are fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss that weekend. Today, our houses range in price from $417,900 to $1.075 million. Which one is your favorite? 

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Walk to Kiest Park and Nature Preserve from this Oak Cliff Midcentury

By Leah Shafer / August 14, 2018 / 1 Comment

Many people are saying that $300K is the new $200K in the North Texas market, and they’re correct that it’s getting harder to find a family home in that lower price range.  That’s part of what makes our Tuesday Two Hundred so unusual. Located in the Kiestwood neighborhood of Oak Cliff, the house at 2832 Ilahe Dr. is […]

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Irwindell Oak Cliff Cottage Has Over $120K in Improvements with Fresh Feel

By Leah Shafer / May 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’ve found a 1929 Irwindell cottage in Oak Cliff with over $115,000 in improvements and a totally youthful and fresh look inside.  Our Tuesday Two Hundred at 3334 Irwindell Blvd. is situated on an elevated lot with tranquil view of trees within its Dells District neighborhood near West Jefferson Boulevard and South Westmoreland Road. Inside, the renovations […]

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Rare Chance to Purchase a Russell Buchanan-Designed Modern For Under $700K

By Joanna England / April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

In these parts, homes designed by AIA award-winning architect Russell Buchanan often command top dollar. Part of that is location, but Buchanan’s work usually lands in some of the very best places. This particular Buchanan-designed home is no exception. Located on a plum lot in the wonderful sustainable and modern development Urban Reserve, 29 Vanguard […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: Two Renovated Midcentury Modern Houses

By Leah Shafer / February 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Splurge vs. Steal: Two Renovated Midcentury Modern Houses |

One of the most popular housing styles around the country is midcentury modern. Classic features in these houses built between the early 1930s to mid-1960s include open floorplans, clean lines, light-filled spaces,  and a simplicity of style that translates beautifully into 2018.  Certain Dallas neighborhoods have pockets of these architectural gems; many have been lovingly […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: Buy a Multi-family Income Property and Become a Landlord

By Leah Shafer / February 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

The idea of an income property appeals to lots of real estate buyers. If you’re up for the challenge and responsibility, this investment can generate income and build your net worth more rapidly than a single-family property alone.  In today’s Splurge vs. Steal, we’re looking at two multi-family buildings in Dallas. Both are priced under a […]

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