Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate Blog

Golf BallThe Dallas-Fort Worth area is full of great golf courses and communities. The area attracts two PGA tournaments every year and plenty lower-level tournaments, as well. Here are three of the top golf communities found throughout the area.

Estates at Tour 18

This luxury community is found in the western part of Flower Mound. About 175 homes will be found here once the build-out is completed. Most of the homes will include a 1.5 to 2.5 acre lot and the area also features a gated and guarded entrance.

The golf course, Tour 18 Dallas Golf Club, is one of the most unique in the area. Each hole is designed to resemble a famous hole from some of the top golf courses in the world. Homes in this neighborhood range from $485K to about $1.1 million and range

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Colleyville Homes For Sale

There’s no doubt Colleyville, TX has some of the most dramatic homes you’ll find in the entire DFW region, and if you’re looking for an elegant, countryside home that’s loaded with lavish details, you may just have some luck finding exactly what it is you’re looking for when browsing some of Colleyville’s most expensive homes for sale.

Dozens of luxury homes in Colleyville are listed over $1 million, so if you truly want something that stands out above the rest, it may be time to take a closer look at Colleyville’s ultra-elite homes on the market, which can reach upwards of $5 and $6 million. To-date, Colleyville’s most expensive home for sale is listed just under $6 million, while a handful of listings are priced in between that $2 and $4 million

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Colleyville Condos For Sale

As one of the more affluent subujrban Dallas communities, Colleyville is home to some of the most spectacular real estate you’ll find in all of DFW. As we demonstrated earlier this month with our list of the Top Ten Colleyville Gated Homes For Sale, luxury home buyers considering this part of the region surely have plenty of attractive options when it comes to finding the perfect place to one day call home. And speaking of options, upscale single-family homes aren’t the only desirable housing solution if you’re in the market for a new Colleyville home for sale.

Many condo developments in Colleyville are also, in many ways, just as striking and elegant as the single-family real estate you’ll find here. Some Colleyville condos and townhomes for sale

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Parents with KidsEven though parents love their kids, they need their own adult time, too. When the time comes for parents to gather together and they need to take their kids with them, there are a few great places to go. Here are a few good spots near DFW to gather.

Little Gym - 6465 East Mockingbird Lane, Suite 410, Dallas

This spot is perfect for children ages four months to 12 years. You can bring your child for parent/child classes including sports, gymnastics, dance, karate and more. They also provide birthday parties and plenty of other fun things.

My Gym - 5729 Lebanon Road, Suite 120, Frisco

The cardio programs here are some of the best and you can work with other parents, along with your kids. They also have a Drop-N-Shop program allowing you to drop

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JewelryIs your diamond engagement ring looking a little dirty? It may be time to get it cleaned. Whether it be your diamonds, gold, silver or platinum these companies have you covered for your jewelry cleaning needs.

Dallas Silversmiths Inc.

If you have a silver necklace, family heirloom or ring, this is your store for polishing, restoration, repair and even plating. Obviously, prices vary on the size and condition of the item, but normal turnaround time is one to two days so plan ahead. They will have your grandmother's broach looking like new in no time!

Fuller's Jewelry

This family owned business is a great spot for cleaning your precious rings and bracelets. They offer complimentary UV cleaning for no charge. However, if you are looking a deeper

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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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