Holiday Shopping in DFW

Now that the Thanksgiving holiday has come and gone, many of us will now shift our focus to the madness that surrounds holiday shopping around the DFW area. Like most major markets around the United States, Dallas certainly isn't lacking in shopping centers, malls and retail outlets, but in a time that's usually as crazy as the Christmas and holiday season, it's always best to shop smarter, which often means only visiting the retail and shopping outlets with high concentration of stores and options in order to cut down on drive time and the inevitable holiday traffic!  

So to get an early start on your holiday shopping in 2014, here's a look at some of best shopping destinations Dallas has to offer, especially when it comes to convenience, variety,…

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Happy Thanksgiving from the team at DFW Urban Realty!  

Although some would tell you the holiday season is a down time for the DFW real estate market, it's actually one of the best times of the year to put your home on the market, as several studies have shown that homes listed in November and December are more likely to sell, sell at a quicker rate, and sell closer to asking price than any other time of the year.

Want more proof?

Well, back in 2011,® estimated that sixty percent of real estate agents have advised a seller to list their home during the holiday season, believing that many more serious buyers tend to emerge towards the end of the year. In fact, Thanksgiving in particular is one of the best holidays to have your home…

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New Home Communities in Frisco, TX


If you're looking for a new construction home somewhere in suburban DFW, numerous cities, towns, and villages in the area offer attractive housing options, great school systems, and desirable community amenities. But if you truly want the best of the best, Frisco, TX is one community that should definitely be near the top of your list.  

Situated just 20 minutes from downtown Dallas, 25 minutes from the DFW International Airport, and offering 8 million square feet of retail space, 4 professional sports teams, an array of award-winning hotels, and dozens of acres of park space, there isn't much that Frisco doesn’t offer home buyers looking for that perfect suburban community to call home. And when it comes to new construction, you might just be…

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If you live in the Dallas metro area and happen to own a dog, chances are part of your daily routine involves taking Fido out two or three times a day, or perhaps even making a stop by one of the many Dallas-area dog parks that are available to let your pup stretch his legs and run freely without the restraint of that pesky leash.  

But if you're new to Dallas or are considering a move to DFW from out of town however, you might not be familiar with some of Dallas' best dog areas and facilities, which can of course play a small role in which neighborhood to choose if you are in fact a dog owner. So while Dallas is actually considered a very dog-friendly city with plenty of park spaces and off-leash facilities to use, here's our list of what we…

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Lofts have always been among our favorite properties to show clients, and as we continue to see a rise in urban-style living, especially among younger home buyers, popularity among factory loft-inspired homes is also on the rise, especially around Downtown Dallas. Whether it's the open space, the antiquated interior features, or just the allure and charisma that engulfs so many authentic loft conversions here in the DFW area, more and more people seem to be trading in that long commute from the suburbs for a more efficient, urbanized lifestyle in the heart of the city, which often times means finding that perfect new loft condo that’s chic, stylish, and in a location that's just steps from all the vibrant shopping, restaurants, bars, and nightlife…

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Thanksgiving Take Out DFW

It seems hard to believe, but we're now less than 2 weeks away from Thanksgiving 2014, and if you plan to host family and friends over at your house this year, let the madness begin! Of course there are those who love to cook and really enjoy the process of preparing an awesome Thanksgiving dinner; and then there are those who, well, don't.
Luckily, if you happen to fall into the latter category and dread this year's holiday preparation, there's more than a few take out options around the Dallas area that are more than happy to do all the work for you. So, if you're looking for an easy and effective way to dish out a delicious turkey dinner for your Thanksgiving party, here's a look at just some of the local restaurants offering great Thanksgiving…

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Kessler Park Home For SaleOffered at $425,000

Charming Mid Century Home

Price Reduced! Open House

1602 Kessler Parkway
Dallas , TX 75208


Price Reduced $25k! Open House 11/16/2014. Charming mid-century modern home on large corner lot with beautiful pool, large yard & landscaping. Almost $200k in upgrades and remodeling. New, flowing floorplan features open kitchen w Quartz countertops, new cabinets & appliances.

Floor to ceiling Carrara Marble gas fireplace in dining and bathroom. Thorough, finely detailed remodeling throughout. Furnishings,chandeliers are negotiable. Plans are available to reno 2nd bath. Located on a jogging path.

For more information, check out our website: 1602 Kessler Parkway

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Dallas Suburbs with a Rural Setting

Not everyone's ideal lifestyle involves the excitement and convenience of living in the big city. The noise, the traffic, and often times a lack of space can be just a few of the major drawbacks of an urban landscape, while home prices in many of Dallas' rural suburbs are sometimes much more affordable as well.   

While the suburban region extends miles from downtown Dallas, and seems to be extending more and more with each passing year, the entire Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is home to roughly 100 different communities, offering a wide range of options for just about any desired lifestyle you can imagine. So if you're looking for a little peace and quiet after a long day of work, traffic jams, and all the headaches that usually coincide with a…

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Modern-Contemporary Homes For Sale in DFW

Modern architecture in DFW has long been popular among current and former home buyers, but as we continuously shift our focus to consuming less energy and a leading a more energy efficient lifestyle, there's little doubt the modern home trend will only continue to gain momentum in borth the short- and long-term. In general, there's lots of opportunities to purchase a modern home for sale around the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, but if you're looking for that perfect blend of energy efficiency, thoughtful uses of space, and a distinct design style that truly will set your home apart, there's no better home builder out there than Dallas' very own Ikon Residential.  

Putting an emphasis on innovative designs and incorporating a unique indoor/outdoor lifestyle,…

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Dallas Love Field Development

Dallas Love Field certainly has a unique history, and after an announcement that was made back in 2009 to modernize the outdated city-owned airport, the reconstruction process is now almost complete, garnering the attention of both residential and commercial developers alike.   

Along with the much needed modernization program, restrictions that governed and restricted traffic at Dallas Love Field have also been lifted—a change that will undoubtedly help boost business in the area and generate renewed development interest that just wasn't there when such limitations were in place.  

Until just recently, non-stop flights to destinations within Texas, as well as all neighboring states surrounding Texas weren't permitted out of Dallas Love Field,…

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