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Parkside Center Condos For Sale, Dallas TX

The new construction market in Dallas is picking up and although high-end rentals seem to have grabbed most of the headlines over the past 12-18 months, condos and townhomes are now picking up steam as we head into the home stretch of 2015.

Along with the highly-desirable CityScape Plaza townhome community in East Dallas, Parkside Center over in the Farmer’s Branch/North Dallas is are also worth a look for anyone browsing the market, especially to those who favor a modern-contemporary design. Also featuring just under 40 total units, townhomes for sale at Parkside Center are sleek, stylish, and above all—quite comfortable as well.

Luxury finishes here include a high-end kitchen package with top-notch appliances, incredible custom cabinetry, and

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CityScape Plaza Townhomes For Sale
Townhomes in Dallas seem to be more popular than ever among today’s home buyers, and for good reason. Little-to-no maintenance is especially attractive in today’s on-the-go lifestyle, and in an ultra-competitive real estate market that has a strong pent-up demand among young and first-time home buyers, townhomes can also be a slightly more affordable alternative to a detached single-family home.

One particular townhome community is catching the eyes of plenty of people searching for a new place to live and that’s CityScape Plaza. A brand new development featuring 39 total units, CityScape Plaza not only features stunning living spaces, but also an extremely convenient location on Ross Avenue between the Downtown business district and the Lower

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We all have a kid inside us and sometimes you need to let it out. This requires the right place to go for a little bit of innocent fun. Here are a few places around Dallas guaranteed to make you feel like a kid again.


One of the best places to go and enjoy a fun activity in Dallas is TopGolf. They have locations in The Colony and Allen. This is a place where it doesn't matter how well you swing a club, everybody can have plenty of fun.


An upscale entertainment destination in Plano, Pinstack is new and plenty of fun. It's a bowling alley, but not just any bowling alley. They offer private lanes, along with a two-story laser tag arena, a restaurant with 24 beers on tap, great food and plenty of fun attractions.


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Downtown Dallas Apartments For Rent

If you haven’t noticed how crazy the Dallas apartment market is right now, you clearly haven’t been paying attention. As one of the hottest markets in the entire country, rentals all throughout the DFW area are at a premium right now, especially among new construction units. Last year, renters were jumping all over area rentals as quickly as they were coming to market, with 15,226 units being leased, when only 15,575 were completed.

Among one of the more recently completed buildings is the LTV Tower Apartments, located at 1555 Elm Street in the heart of downtown Dallas. A premier residential high-rise, the stately LTV Tower stands 32 stories high and features an exceptional big-city living experience unlike most other buildings in the region. Apartment

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The Shelby Residences Dallas

Back in April, developers announced a plan to convert The Shelby from apartment residences to condo ownership, and starting last month, sales officially begun. With the DFW real estate market being one of the hottest in the country, the transition from rentals to condos isn’t terribly surprising, even despite such a conversion being relatively rare for the area.

With most new development on the rental side of things,however, the demand for newer construction condos is extremely high right now, especially in a part of town that offers such great walkability and desirability.

What to expect at The Shelby Residences

Featuring a total of 55 condo units, the Shelby Residences have been completely re-built and include an incredible mix of interior

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Although few of us will ever be able to afford one of the many mega-mansions that are scattered around the DFW metroplex, it’s always fun to take a look at what’s currently on the market. After all, we can always at least dream of living that ultra-exclusive lifestyle, can’t we?

Of course DFW’s most expensive home currently on the market is the highly-publicized estate of local billionaire Tom Hicks, which is listed at the cool price of $100 million. And back in 2013, this 25-acre, 27,000 square foot estate was actually priced at $135 million, making it the most expensive home in the entire country.

But if $100 million is just a little rich for your blood, there’s also a $59 million 5-bed in Highland Park currently listed, or a one-of-a-kind Westlake

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Finding the right decor items for your home is important. In the DFW area, you have plenty of choices. Many of the shops for home decor are found in the different area malls. Here are just a few of the top choices if you want to shop for decor items.

Wicker Park Home - 6121 West Park Boulevard, Suite A113, Plano

Fond in The Shops at Willow Bend, this store just opened in 2013. They provide plenty of items from large furniture to smaller decor items. As you walk through the store, you will notice plenty of things catching your eye. They even carry some very interesting wall art.

Five And Ten - 60 Highland Park Village, Dallas

Another great shop for home decor items in Five And Ten. This shop is found in the Highland Park Village Mall. They

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Each year, you need to check specific things around your home. Whether it gets colder than normal in the winter in Dallas or it remains warmer, there are specific things that always need to be checked. Here are ten things you should check every year if you want to keep your home in excellent condition.


Your gutters can be the gateway to issues, especially during heavy rainfall. Make sure they are cleaned regularly and check to make sure they have not become clogged.

Air Conditioners

It gets very warm in Texas during the summer and you need to make sure you check your air conditioner. This should be done during the colder months before it gets hot.


Faucets can become leaky and cause water damage. Make sure these are

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Bordeaux at Lake Highlands Homes For Sale

First homes have finally delivered at the upscale new community known as , which is situated on more than 10 acres just off the Skillman and Church Street intersection in the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas.

Being developed by MasterPlan Development LLC, Bordeaux at Lake Highlands will consist of 37 high end single-family homes when finished, which will all be custom-built by several different home builders in the area, including MHI, Coventry, and Highland Classic Homes.

Aside from all the fabulous homes for sale at Bordeaux at Lake Highlands, its convenient location also puts residents just two miles from Highway 75 and I-635, making for an easy commute to just about anywhere in the Dallas region. Additionally, many of Dallas’ best attractions

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Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is known for putting incredible care into their service and the entire dining experience. From the menu items to the details on each table, it's all handled with the greatest care.

The first restaurant was opened in 1976 by H.D. Pappas. Today, there are more than 80 locations found throughout seven states, including Texas. The base is in Houston, but the Dallas location provides a great place to dine. Here's what you can expect when you dine at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse.

The Menu

The menu is filled with only the best USDA Prime graded cuts of beef. The restaurant also provides fresh lamb and seafood directly from the best suppliers in the world. American lamb is served at the steakhouse from Colorado. Some of the

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