This home at 10419 Fern Drive, Dallas, is listed at $199,900 and it’s cute, clean, and just what a young family might need, in a great location near White Rock Lake.

I can’t help but get excited when I come across a Weekend One Hundred that’s so great, I kind of want it for myself.

This home at 10419 Fern Drive, Dallas, is listed at $199,900 and it’s cute, clean, and just what a young family might need, in a great location near White Rock Lake.

Listed by Sam Bullard of Bullard Jones Group, the house is 1,128 square feet with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. It’s one of the last neighborhoods – Centerville Terrace – where a home can be found for less than $200,000, Bullard said. (more…)

Living luxuriously with nature is the theme of this newly available modern home in Lakewood. And while the feel throughout is sleek, sophisticated and contemporary, the treehouse vibe is everywhere, and intentional.

The 4,400-square-foot house was designed and built by Dallas architect Jim Manning in 2015. Manning’s Treehouse Residential specializes in one-of-a-kind homes that, in his words, “blur the line between inside and outside.” He succeeds with this Lakewood home — and then some.

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The cute little cottage at 10430 Sylvia Drive has a lot going for it including the location. It’s a bit east-ier than you’re thinking, but it’s still close to White Rock, all the trees and the best root beer you’ll ever wrap your lips around at the Dairyette. Plus Casa Linda Bakery, Highland Park Cafeteria, and so much more.

Truly, the greater Casa View area is a solid neighborhood that’s walkable and feels like a community.

Located off Gus Thomasson and Garland, the neighborhood is specifically called Reinhardt. It’s an established neighborhood and most of the homes were built in 1950s. It’s one of the most affordable neighborhoods in East Dallas and definitely worth checking out.

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This week’s Inwood National Bank home of the week is an adorable midcentury-built home in Lochwood near White Rock Lake. Listing agent Jenny Capritta of REMAX DFW Associates has newly listed 11805 Donore Lane in Dallas for $389,000. Let’s take a look inside.

The three-bedroom, two-bath home with 1,929 square feet is nestled on a large corner lot with a rolling slope that puts the home on a pedestal. White brick and orange painted shutters and porch balisters are the surprising pops of color that remind you this home was built in 1960, when you would have found an orange couch and an avocado green refrigerator inside. However, the interior of this home has been updated with modern, open style that still feels germaine to the home and not like a stark contemporary interior that you’d forget you’re in a 60s-era home.

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Spring Branch Drive in White Rock Valley is one of those streets that buyers often ask their agents about, so when one of those homes goes on the market, it’s an opportunity, says White Rock Lake area expert agent Jenny Capritta, a RE/MAX DFW Associates Realtor. Her listing, our Inwood National Bank Home of the Week, is a perfect example of what White Rock Valley has to offer and is an opportunity to purchase a home with great bones that you can make your own.

First off, the location is outstanding. This 1962-built home is nestled in a coveted neighborhood with mature trees, great Richardson ISD schools, and access to the White Rock Creek Trail and White Rock Lake. White Rock Valley is also home to White Rock Stables, a 14-acre full care horse stable near Flag Pole Hill.

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Apartments, recessions, and public safety were among the hot button topics at the 15th annual Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce Economic Summit held this week in Dallas. CC Young Senior Living was the title sponsor and CandysDirt.com was among the media sponsors.

East Dallas is home to three of the newest city councilmembers and the Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, including District 14’s David Blewett, District 7’s Adam Bazaldua, District 9’s Paula Blackmon, and District 10 Councilman/Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Adam McGough. The four shared their vision for economic development in their East Dallas districts spanning from Fair Park to White Rock Lake.

Dallas is attracting a lot of young professionals to its booming job market, which leads the state in year-over-year employment increases and tops California as the top state for jobs. They’re renting apartments in hip areas like Uptown, Deep Ellum, and the Medical District where the median rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,130, according to Apartmentlist.com. But an uptick in crime in the city of Dallas could send these professionals for the suburbs. That’s why public safety seemed top of mind for these council members who addressed the attendees, comprised of real estate professionals, small business owners, and professional services providers. (more…)

Dallas real estate agents, take note! Now is your chance to win complimentary airfare and a five-day stay at a luxury hotel on the Amalfi Coast. All you have to do is bring the buyer who will appreciate the views from this Chapel Hill listing. It’s a brilliant strategy from seasoned real estate agent Susan Baldwin with Allie Beth Allman.

She is pulling out all the stops to market her gem of a listing at 4636 Chapel Hill.  The six-bedroom, six-full-and-four-half-bathroom custom estate sits on 1.6 acres of prime White Rock Lake frontage with ambiance and views reminiscent of – you guessed it – the Amalfi Coast. According to Baldwin, the stipulation for the giveaway is as follows:

“For the agent who brings the buyer, and closes a successful sale in 2019, airfare and hotel for five days at a luxury hotel. Someplace restful and peaceful, with beautiful views!”

In fact, Baldwin is hosting a rather special Amalfi Coast event at the estate this weekend, exclusively for friends, family and people who are interested, particularly agents. Want to get in on the action and take a page from Baldwin’s book? Read on for all the juicy details in our exclusive interview on how this fantastic marketing idea came about, plus details on how to snag an invite to her fabulous event.

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Our Splurge: Rogers Healy with Rogers Healy and Associates has listed 5733 Penrose Avenue for $649,000.

So you want to be close to the action of Lower Greenville but in a single-family home that just screams you? Choose between a fantastic modern or stately traditional in our latest Splurge vs. Steal! Each home affords private backyards and prime locations but price points that are miles apart. Which is your favorite, the Penrose Modern or the Monticello Tudor? It might be tough to choose.

Splurge: Perfection On Penrose With Quartz Kitchen And Room To Grow For $649K

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