Living inside 635 makes perfect sense for the under 40 set, especially considering how kid-friendly many neighborhoods are becoming as homebuyers are choosing to live closer to work, shopping, and amenities. For a low-maintenance lifestyle that allows you to lock and leave while not skirting amenities, this great unit inside the Vallera Condominiums is the perfect choice.
Weekend Reading: Ogle The Gorgeous Stevens Park Estates Home of Dallas City Center Co-Founder John Murray
Here’s a great listing to get you through the weekend. Dallas City Center Realtors co-founder John Murray has put his beautiful Stevens Park Estates home on the market. A tasteful traditional with tons of charm, this gorgeous red brick estate has updates and a killer kitchen for entertaining.
With Wright Amendment Restrictions on the Way Out, Will Increased Air Traffic Affect Love Field Home Sales?
Love Field is surrounded by some of the best and priciest neighborhoods in Dallas. Flanked by Mockingbird Lane, Lemmon Avenue, and Denton Drive, this airport has always gotten the stink-eye from neighboring property owners who feel entitled to some peace and quiet.
A survey conducted by Choice Home Warranty last month found that more than 67 percent of the 1,147 adults who completed the questionnaire don’t trust real estate agents. The generations most likely to distrust real estate agents are Generation X, Y, and Millennials, while Baby Boomers and retirees are more likely to trust an agent — but not much more.
Just Like We Said, Moayedi to Buy Statler Hilton For Residential Conversion With Entertainment, Retail
Update Nov. 9: This must be a new retro trend — the live music venue! I’m told the developer refurbishing the At. Anthony Hotel in downtown St. Antonio also has plans to re-vive a ballroom and live music venue on the rooftop. Seems that, in the 1940′s and ’50s, folks would go down to the St. Anthony and dance to live bands while local radio stations broadcast the music. Perhaps this is what Mehrdad has in mind? (ce)
Is Transit Oriented Develoment Making a Comeback? Richardson Develoment Dubbed CityLine is Betting on it
Less than a decade ago, “transit-oriented development” was a buzzword you couldn’t escape. It was heralded by DART Rail boosters as a way to make mass transit and greater urban density more palatable and accessible. Since then we haven’t seen much in the way of successful transit-oriented development, as even Mockingbird Station — the project that was touted as a model for such building concepts — has had ups and downs.
The painting of the cyclist above the dining room bench is a dead giveaway for me that the sellers of this gorgeous M Streets townhome are urban, chic, and home to some folks who would rather commute on two wheels rather than four. Considering that Transit Bikes is just across Greenville Avenue from this adorable three-story unit with attached side yard.
I have always loved this building, once touted as the tallest, largest, and most luxurious highrise west of the Mississippi River when it was built in 1957. Designed by the famed modernist Howard R. Meyer, 3525 Turtle Creek is a building with serious history.
According to Steve Brown, folks in the Cedars can expect more loft housing thanks to a recent purchase from SkyWalker Property Partners out of Arlington. The firm, which buys up distressed industrial, retail, and historic properties in Texas, just bought the 110-year-old Hughes Brothers Candy Factory building on South Ervay Street.
Michael Turner of Classic Urban Homes Builds Award-Winning Structures That Are Livable Above All Else
Sure, when a builder or architect wants to show off their skills, you can sometimes end up with a structure that is beautiful but not very practical. For Michael Turner and his firm, Classic Urban Homes, they stay true to their motto: “Building for the way people really live.”
You can see that in his work, which has won numerous awards. Find out more about Turner and his firm, a CandysDirt.com Approved Builder, after the jump! Continue reading