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Dallas Working From HomeTwo Texas metros have topped the list for best cities suited for working at home, according to InMyArea.com, a Los Angeles-based company that compares home services available in markets all over the U.S. 

Based on technology and housing resources, the study concluded that Dallas and San Antonio scored the highest when it comes to how easy it is to work from home—something that has become much more significant to today’s workers due to the on-going pandemic. 

According to InMyArea.com's research, which involved analyzing over 800 communities across the country, low housing costs and access to high-speed internet helped both Texas cities score well and rank ahead of other top cities like Miami and Chicago specifically. 

Kastle Systems reported that

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Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Home Seller Market

The DFW home seller market is on fire right now with over 98% of homes in North Texas selling above listing price.  Low inventory has ignited bidding wars on homes for sale in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX real estate market resulting in a hot seller market in DFW with rising home values and elevated price points for new home buyers.  A shortage of available homes for sale in the DFW housing market combined with low interest rates and rising home values has created a unique opportunity for both buyers and sellers to jump off the fence and make the move!  Home sellers are particularly in an optimal position to sell and upgrade due to low days on market and the ability to maximize profit on their initial home investment and use those gains to purchase in

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed what many people are looking for in their homes—and, as such, it’s shifted major home and design trends.

And it looks like many of those trends are going to continue long after the pandemic is over.

A recent article from realtor.com outlined the pandemic-related housing and design trends that are likely to stick around post-COVID, including:

  • A shift to the suburbs. Many city dwellers are leaving crowded urban areas in search of more space in the suburbs—and now that more companies are going remote (and workers aren’t tied to any particular city), it’s likely that trend is going to continue.
  • Clean and cozy design. People are spending more time at home than ever before—and they’re trying to make their homes
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Oak Lawn High-Rise Apartments Planned Along Cedar SpringsDeveloper PegasusAblon, currently developing The Galleria Muse mixed-use apartments in Far North Dallas, is working on two new high-rise apartment towers in Oak Lawn. Ablon plans to build the new Oak Lawn high-rise apartments behind the central nightclub and restaurant strip at Cedar Springs and Throckmorton Street.  The new high-rise apartments in Oak Lawn will be designed by GDA Architects and are expected to begin construction in 2022. 

The two high-rise apartment towers in Oak Lawn will feature a 70-foot waterfall down the side of the high-rise tower with a total of 450 rental units.  One of the Oak Lawn apartment towers is planned to cover 20 floors with retail on the lower floors facing a new public plaza along Throckmorton Street.  Oak Lawn and

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South Oak New Homes For Sale on Lewisville Lake in Oak Point, TXTaylor Morrison Homes is offering another luxury lakeside community on Lewisville Lake with 230 homes planned at South Oak in Denton County.  South Oak new homes on Lewisville Lake will feature one and two story floor plans with 2-6 bedroom and 2-5 bath homes built on 50' and 60' home sites. 

South Oak on Lewisville Lake will offer residents several floor plans ranging from 1,700-3,330+ sq. ft. in the $312,990 - 424,990 price range.  Residents at South Oak new construction homes in Oak Point will have access to a clubhouse with resort style pool, fitness space, walking/baking trails and a community pond for fishing.

Here are just a few features offered in South Oak new homes by Taylor Morrison.

  • Designer, ceramic floor tile at entry,
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North Dallas, TX Preston Hollow Condos For Sale at City HomesA new 21-unit development is coming to North Dallas in Preston Hollow at City Homes.  This new North Dallas mixed-use community in Preston Hollow Village will also include offices, retail and apartments.  In addition to luxury condos in North Dallas, new home buyers can also find high-end pre-owned houses for sale in earlier phases located at the West end of the devlopment.

These new luxury condominiums at City Homes in Dallas will feature two and three bedroom floor-plans ranging from 2,199 - 2,629 square feet and start in the $1.2+ million range.  Residents at City Homes in Dallas, TX will have access to Downtown, Uptown, West Village, Katy Trail and all other mixed-use urban villages that offer the best urban living has to offer in Dallas, Texas! 

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New Townhomes For Sale in Arlington, TXIf you're searching for a new luxury townhome in Arlington, TX, be sure and check out the new development around Pecan Street at Thomas, WS Heirs Addition.  These luxury contemporary townhomes in Arlington offer 3 bedroom 2.5 bath floor plans and are located within minutes to restaurants, shops and entertainment including UTA, Texas Rangers Globe Life and Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium.  Unlike many other condo and townhome developments located in Arlington, these modern townhomes feature private backyards, master balconies and no HOA fees!

Luxury New Construction Arlington Townhome Features & Finish Outs:

  • Exterior Features - Covered Patios, Schlage Connect Touchscreen Entry Deadbolt, Full Gutters, James Hardie Cementatious Siding, Attached Garage,
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High Point Haltom City The Ascend at High Pointe development, situated just north of Loop 820 and Fort Worth, is a fabulous new residential community of 225 beautiful single-family homes, and nearly 900 luxury units.

The overall design of the development incorporates many communal elements such as over-sized home lots, winding streets with walking areas, a community park, a neighborhood playground with shady pavilion and more. The community is also conveniently located to shopping needs and various schools, increasing appeal and desirability to a much higher standard in the Haltom City area. You'll also find a variety of home styles at High Point, as well as various aesthetic and size options for the single-family home lots.

Floor plans range from the Dover, which is a

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New Homes For Sale at The Farm in Allen, TXAllen, TX continues to lead the way in North Texas urban development with new mixed-use projects that offer new housing, office and retail options.  One of the newest projects in the works is The Farm in Allen, TX which plans to attract new employers and residents on the 135-acre development site located off S.H. 121 and Alma between the Dallas North Tollway and U.S. Highway 75.  With more than 1 million square feet reserved for office space, The Farm will undoubtedly attract new employers seeking affordable office space in the DFW area. 

The Farm in Allen, TX will offer a walkable mixed-use urban district with access to planned entertainment, dining and parks including retail, restaurants, a hotel and high-density residential units with a proposed

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Fairway Ranch Roanoke TXFairway Ranch, located on land once owned by famed PGA Champion, Byron Nelson, is home to one of the largest master-planned developments in the the Dallas area.

The sprawling community was designed with preserving the natural beauty of Texas in mind and contains expansive green spaces, walking trails, waterways, and multiple park area.

For maximum convenience, homes for sale near Fairway Ranch are located only a short drive from the Southlake and Westlake neighborhoods, the Alliance Business Park, and many entertainment, shopping, and dining options. In addition, the community integrates curvilinear blocks, tree-lined streets, rolled curbs and ornate light fixtures that help create a clean, calming streetscape that should be hard for any suburban

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