It’s back! The 36th Annual Lakewood Home Festival will take place November 10-11. This year’s tour will feature 6 beautiful homes and a local school, ranging from a new, modern farmhouse on Coronado to historic J.L. Long Middle School to a revamped Hutsell on Lakewood Boulevard. As usual, the first peek will be from those… Read More
Great article this morning in the WSJ about how the new “Medicare Tax” will affect sellers of real estate. The law, passed in 2010, imposes a 3.8% surtax beginning next year on many types of real estate transactions. This will not apply to all sellers and is not a sales tax. However, many common transactions… Read More
Thanks to Nick Timiraos at the Wall Street Journal for this great article… The “Winners and Losers” section towards the end of the article is especially helpful when digesting national real estate news and statistics… The housing boom and bust gave rise to the myth of a “national” housing market. After all, prices rose in… Read More
We’ve closed yet another transaction! This home had been beautifully remodeled in 2012 and boasted natural oak floors throughout, new kitchen and bathroom cabinets, custom tile work, designer plumbing and electrical fixtures, and a superb 200 square foot deck. Congratulations to these first-time home buyers on their purchase!
Looking for a fun, free, outdoor activity for next weekend? Check out the Dallas Water-Wise Landscape Tour, sponsored by the City of Dallas Water Utilities, City of Dallas Stormwater Management, City of Dallas Parks & Recreation, City of Addison, and the Dallas County Master Gardeners. The tour spotlights gardens where Water-Wise and EarthKind™ gardening have… Read More
The 2012 Swiss Avenue Historic District will host its annual Mother’s Day home tour on May 12-13. The home tour will feature seven homes, allowing visitors to explore some of the city’s most fabulous early 20th century properties. A champagne brunch in Savage Park on Sunday will feature entertainment from a big-band orchestra. For more… Read More
We always love working with first-time home buyers, and this cute couple was no exception. Over the course of several months we showed them dozens of properties, contemplated a few offers, almost made it onto an HGTV show, and finally found the one. The home that this couple fell in love with couldn’t have been… Read More
Turtle Creek is hands-down the swankiest part of town for high-rise and condo living. And since it’s located close to downtown Dallas, Turtle Creek is right in the heart of everything! This Sunday, April 29th, the Turtle Creek Association is hosting its 11th Annual Turtle Creek Home Tour from 1-5 pm. These five private residences… Read More