Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate Blog

Child SwimmingThe summer is the perfect time for swimming classes. However, you can find swim classes any time of the year in the DFW area. Here are a few of the top choices throughout the area.

Different Strokes Swim School - P.O. Box 601, Bedford

This school is the perfect choice and provides more many specific programs. They offer both group and individual lessons and they will even come to you. Whether you want your child to be taught in your own pool or the community pool, Different Strokes will take care of your needs.

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas - 4332 Northaven Road, Dallas

Swim lessons here are very affordable and taught by trained instructors. The YMCA provides swim classes for ages six months and up. You can get your children involved here and

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400 S White Chapel Blvd, SouthlakeSouthlake is a very popular area found in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It's known as a luxury area and provides plenty of great neighborhoods. Here are a few of the top communities.

Timber Lake

This neighborhood is found in the southern part of Southlake and contains over 300 homes. The construction here was done between 1990 and 2000. Most of the hoes are on lots ranging from 0.3 to 0.6 acres in size and the community offers a swimming pool, playground and tennis courts. Homes range from $450K to $730K in Timber Lake.

Stone Lakes

Another southern Southlake neighborhood, Stone Lakes has about 335 homes. The construction was done throughout the early 1990s here and the lots range from 0.3 to 0.75 acres. The community is home to a

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Downtown Ft. Worth Condos For Sale

Currently the 17th largest city in the country, Ft. Worth was ranked the 10th fastest growing city in the U.S. in 2008, and has also been named one of “America’s Most Livable Communities” in recent years. Despite its size of roughly 778,000 people, downtown Ft. Worth still maintains a charming and historic feel, regardless of widespread new development that continues to sweep over the area.

A convention center, restaurants, hotels, and a number of entertainment venues define the downtown Ft. Worth landscape, but if you’re looking for a condo for sale in downtown Ft. Worth, there’s certainly ample opportunities to find a place that satisfies all your needs and wants. From authentic loft conversions and vintage condominium residences to some of the

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800 Sir Galahad Ln, LewisvilleIn Denton County, you will find the Castle Hills community. This community is east of Lewisville and north of Carrollton, which provides easy access to larger cities. There are approximately 1,800 homes that were primarily constructed in 1996. The typical lot size is between .15 to .65 acre.

Castle Hills is a beautiful place to live, and offers homes in the price range of $228,000 to $1,600,000. The average home size is 3,800 square feet. Most homes are landscaped and have mature foliage.

Restaurants, Shopping and Attractions

There are many things to enjoy in the Castle Hills area, as there are a variety of restaurants, shopping centers and entertainment to engage in. If you are an avid golfer, you will want to check out the Castle Hills Golf

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stuart_spivack/3672469274If Thai is what you're craving, then you are in luck. There are some divine Thai restaurants in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Anyone who has ever experienced an authentic Thai cuisine knows the flavor that it possesses. There are four main seasonings in every Thai dish. These include spicy, sweet, sour and salty all together. It's like having 4 seasons in one day.

Thai Star - 14833 Midway Road, Addison

If you want a true authentic Thailand experience, then you should check out Thai Star. The atmosphere is authentic to the Thai culture. If you are new to Thai food you should try the Pad Thai. This dish is a mix of rice noodles, tamarind sauce, green onions, sprouts and peanuts. You have your choice of tofu, chicken, beef, pork, shrimp or scallops.

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Farmers Market Square Townhomes For Sale

Farmers Market Square is one of the most talked about new construction developments in all of downtown Dallas. An exciting new master planned community with all kinds of desirability, Farmers Market Square offers home buyers a newly designed neighborhood that boasts highly-sophisticated townhomes, charming curb appeal, and a unique location any urban dweller will love.   

Situated right next door to the Dallas Farmers Market, the aptly named Farmers Market Square allows for easy access not only to the largest local market in town, but also all kinds of boutique shops, cafés, restaurants, and entertainment venues that have enabled the surrounding Deep Ellum neighborhood to erupt in popularity among many of today’s savviest home buyers.

Farmers

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1800 Rue De Isabelle, Flower MoundBridelwood is in the north central part of Flower Mound. This community has a variety of homes that were built primarily between 1996 and 2004. You can find homes sitting on small or large lots, and the market prices range between $296,000 to $796,000. Bridelwood currently has 1,250 homes. This includes the prestigious gated subdivision The Reserve, which is filled with an array of stunning homes.  

Bridlewood is a neighborhood within Flower Mound and there are currently 3,353 residences in this area. Individuals enjoy living in this neighborhood because of all the amenities that are available. If golf is your game, you can become a member of the Bridlewood Golf Club. The Bridlewood Equestrian Center offers boarding stables, as well as riding lessons.

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Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Macy%27s_at_Ridgmar_Mall..jpgAre you looking for a top of the line mall in the Fort Worth area? If so, you are in luck, right in your backyard sits Ridgmar Mall. The mall features over 130 stores, a great area for the kids to play, a cinema and even a carousel. It’s located along I-30 and the mall is very convenient for anybody in the DFW area. Along with the shopping, the mall offers plenty of food including both a Zodiac and Chilli's.  

Shopping

The mall is designed to be a two story linear set up with five anchor stores. Anchor stores inlucd:

  • JC Penny’s
  • Dillards
  • Sears
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Macy's

Along with these five stores, the mall also brings some great retailers that have a wide range of products from health and beauty to clothing to games and so much

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Deep Ellum Lofts For Sale

If you’re looking for a pocket of downtown Dallas with culture, arts, entertainment, and a true urban ambiance, Deep Ellum may be the perfect location for you to call home. Once a thriving warehouse district filled with industry, many of the old warehouse buildings in Deep Ellum have since been converted into chic and stylish loft residences that are filled with character and extreme desirability.

Deep Ellum lofts for sale are unquestionably one of the hottest selling property-types in the area. From cozy and affordable studio lofts spaces to wide open warehouse-style lofts with ample space to both live and work, Deep Ellum lofts offer home buyers a ton of variety in terms of size, and more importantly, budget.

Deep Ellum Lofts For Sale

A couple of our favorite loft

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Colleyville, TX Gated Homes For Sale

As one of the more affluent suburban Dallas communities, Colleyville gated homes for sale are certainly a highly-sought after property-type for luxury buyers ultimately looking for a piece of suburbia heaven. Once named part of Money Magazine’s “100 Best Towns in America” list, its Colleyville’s charming downtown and quaint small town ambiance that continues to attract home buyers from all over DFW, but the upscale housing and stunning curb appeal of so many different Colleyville homes on the market certainly doesn’t detract from its extreme desirability.

If you were to take a look at the Colleyville, TX real estate market today, you might find between 20 and 30 fabulous homes for sale in gated communities all throughout the city limits. And while

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