Residential Real Estate

Is East Dallas the next Highland Park?

An influx of hip, young, wealthy homebuyers have infiltrated East Dallas, creating concern the neighborhood’s flavor will suffer the consequences.

From duplex to single-family home

“This is a great way to do it,” Jane Navin says. “You get something that would have cost $175-$200 per square foot for $100 [per square foot], and then you can put that [extra] money back into it.

Dear teardown foes: Take a deep breath

When writer Jeff Siegel was researching this month’s story about teardowns, he received an angry, anonymous e-mail calling everyone who does a teardown “trash.”

Teardowns pit neighbor against neighbor

Welcome to the battle over teardowns, perhaps the most divisive issue to face Lakewood and East Dallas in the past 20 years.

The importance of curb appeal

Talk to real estate professional, and all agree that curb appeal – what your house looks like from the street – plays a key role in selling a home quickly and for a good price.

The state of real estate

In the classic poem Song of Myself, Walt Whitman laments the selfish and pitiable condition of humans and extols the virtues of animals, creatures…

East Dallas property prices increase

In the last three years, the number of millionaires living in Dallas has increased by more than 35 percent to 95,000 people with a net worth of $1 million or more, according to one research group.

Centex’ purchase of CityHomes good for East Dallas

According to the reports, Centex, one of the country’s largest homebuilders, saw this as a very desirable market niche and decided a deal with CityHomes was a good way to pursue it.

Why a conservation district could save your neighborhood

Thanks to a strong economy and the nationwide “back to the city” movement, more and more people who might not have considered it before are looking at East Dallas neighborhoods as places to settle.