Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate Blog

Dallas Lofts For Sale

There’s no doubt lofts are one-of-a-kind properties that nearly everyone can appreciate, even if you’re not necessarily looking to live in one. The history behind most loft conversions is unlike any other type of residential real estate you’ll find on the market, while the interior finishes and characteristics of most lofts around the downtown Dallas area seemingly never go out of style.

In a city as large as Dallas, home buyers will generally have lots of options when it comes to available lofts listed for sale, but few will likely be as spectacular as 1300 Jackson Street #1. As a smaller boutique style building centrally located in the heart of downtown Dallas, it’s not all that common for units at 1300 Jackson to hit the market, making this

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AT&T Stadium - Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cowboys_stadium.JPG

Arlington Texas is benefitting in a huge way from the AT&T Stadium. They are coming off of the sporting high of pro football playoffs, college and high school events that were held there. The stadium is scratching the city’s back and they are responding by returning the favor.

Economists use alcohol taxes as a indicating link with sporting events to gage success. According to the city’s figures, Arlington’s state tax rose almost 50 percent from fiscal year 2012 to 2014. During the same period sales taxes rose almost four percent.

Arlington is using the taxes to cycle back to the stadium and pay back the $325 million in stadium bonds earlier than planned. Mayor Robert Cluck says, “The thinking is, we’ll have it paid off at twenty years rather

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Grill - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ginnerobot/4540006521

Flip’s Patio Grill is a restaurant near the Western Center Boulevard in Fort Worth. The place is huge and is full of excited and loud sports fan. Coming to Flip’s is like attending a celebration with the level of intensity sports fans have while watching the games.

It’s usually full and the decibel level can get really high with rowdy sports fans. It makes for a fun experience and the perfect place to watch the big game and feel part of the group. Here is a look at Flip’s Patio Grill.

Atmosphere

The look inside Flip’s proves that it’s a solidly built with weather-treated reclaimed wood throughout the place. They have an awesome patio to sit outdoors full of strands of lights in the oak trees plus almost half an acre of tables to choose from.

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The Top 10 Coolest Condos Currently For Sale in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth condo market might not be as extensive as what you’ll find in nearby Dallas, but there’s still plenty of fabulous living spaces and opportunities available when it comes to active Fort Worth condos for sale. From the authentic lofts inside the renowned One Montgomery Plaza to the unique offerings over at Lonestar Tower at Teas Motor Speedway, there’s never been a better time to invest in a Fort Worth condominium than now, and to prove it, all you have to do it take one quick glance at the 10 hottest Ft. Worth condos currently on the market, and we think you’ll be inclined to agree.

2600 W. 7th Street W. 2840 - One Montgomery Plaza

A combined unit that offers plenty of space, there’s really nothing quite like this fabulous 3, or

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Restaurant

The Pegaso Mexican Diner is located near TCU at Bluebonnet Circle. It recently opened and is already gaining popularity. It’s been put in the spot where Tiff and Andi used to be. Pegaso’s is another dining option in this area now along with the Mellow Mushroom, Greenwoods, The Bottom and Fred’s TCU.

The difference with Pegaso is that it’s both a carry-out style and dine-in with a Mexican menu. They keep it affordable at under $10 for a meal and the design on the interior makes it very welcoming. Here is what you need to know about Pegaso Mexican Diner in Fort Worth.

Menu

The restaurant is known for using fresh ingredients for their Mexican-type entrees. Their menu offers several “comfort food” options and their menu is so large there’s no way

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Dallas Suburb - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/la-citta-vita/6044604666

Suburbs run wild throughout the United States, but not all suburbs are equal. Dallas is making its name known on the list of “Best” suburbs in the nation. Of course, Texas is a large area, but their suburbs top the charts in a big way. There are endless opportunities when living in an outstanding suburb.

One national ranking, the Apartment List, showed two Texas suburbs in the top 10 places for young families to live. They based their rankings on four key points:

  • Safety – total of brutal and residential crimes for every 100,000 individuals.
  • Housing Cost – based on the percent of the average revenue that it takes to inhabit a two-bedroom apartment.
  • School Quality – the rate at which students graduate from a public school facility.
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Best Whiskey Bars in DFW

Few will argue that Texans, and Dallasites in particular, really love their whiskey. A regional characteristic that dates all the way back to the Old West, there’s certainly no shortage of great restaurants and bars to experience the best scotch, bourbon, or other brown liquor Dallas has to offer, especially right here in the heart of downtown. So whether you prefer your whiskey neat, on the rocks, or perhaps in a classic whiskey-induced cocktail, here’s our list of the best whiskey bars not only around downtown Dallas, but in the entire DFW area:


Whiskey Cake - Plano, TX

If you can’t tell by the name, this Plano whiskey house has a solid selection of whiskey, bourbon, or scotch, not to mention over a dozen specialty whiskey cocktails as well. If

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Dallas Rentals & Apartments

Although 2015 looks to be a very bright year for first-time home buyers entering the marketplace, rentals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are also a thriving segment of the market, with lots of great deals out there available to those who may not be ready to make the jump from renting to owning.

For the younger generation, staying close to dining, shopping, entertainment, and culture is a major priority when looking for a new place to live, and one particular advantage about renting is that you’re able to move from one location to another in a shorter period of time, ensuring that you get to experience many of DFW’s hottest and trendiest places to live, work, and play.

Additionally, the Dallas apartment market also allows renters to settle into some of

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Soup

Nothing can beat a hot bowl of soup on a cold Winter’s night. Lucky for you, there are many places in the Dallas Fort Worth area that offer delicious soup to help you beat the cold. Below are a few popular suggestions.

Righteous Foods - 3405 West 7th Street, Fort Worth

Lanny Lancarte, who owned Alta Cocina, closed it down and started a new eatery in its place: Righteous Foods. Righteous Foods focuses on eating healthy and you will find a wide variety of foods that are good for you and taste great, such as organic beef burgers. Righteous Foods has several soups for the winter: roasted butternut and chile pasilla soup. Soups are served with charred cauliflower, avocado, and queso fresco.

The Second Floor By Scott Gottlich - 13340 Dallas

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Restaurant - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/twicepix/524969586

The Quarter House Sports Tavern and Local Watering Hole were established where the former Chow N Chili was. The previous five years brought the closing of both Chow N Chili and Grill 1709, so the arrival of The Quarter Horse Sport Tavern was a welcome surprise.

The Atmosphere

The Keller Parkway location is full of people ready to grab a juicy burger for lunch with a friend or have a casual date. The Quarter Horse offers a relaxed atmosphere full of delicious food. The management team at Denton’s Hannah’s Off the Square also manages The Quarter Horse, so it is sure to be successful.

The Menu

Most of the food on the menu at Quarter Horse is typical sports bar type food: burgers, hot dogs, tacos, and sandwiches. But the restaurant wants to be

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