The Weekly Wrap-Up

Are you searching for a new home? Take a look at some of this week’s fabulous featured properties.

6216 Martinique Street | Plano | $1,199,000

2722 Seabiscuit Road | Celina | $900,000

6012 Mickelson Way | McKinney | $675,000

156 Palisade Drive | Gun Barrel City | $670,000

1907 Kensington Drive | Carrollton | $425,000

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Are you searching for a new home? Take a look at some of this week’s fabulous featured properties.

3551 Torrance Boulevard | Frisco | $1,595,950

6715 Lakehurst Avenue | Dallas | $1,350,000

201 Dowdy Road | Lowry Crossing | $1,250,000

11626 Hillcrest Road | Dallas | $1,100,000

140 Tanda Trail | Trinidad | $699,000

1134 N Clinton | Dallas | $699,000

2205 Canton Street #123 | Dallas | $659,400

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Are you searching for a new home? Take a look at some of this week’s fabulous featured properties.

6821 Dry Creek Road | Quinlan | $4,900,000

1221 Wyndham Hill Lane | Southlake | $2,295,000

304 Page Road | Overbrook | $1,950,000

9 Home Place Court | Dalworthington Gardens | $1,700,000

1271 Shelby Lane | Celina | $1,699,999

7 Thanksgiving-Ready Island Kitchens

As Thanksgiving prep begins, you may be dreaming of a kitchen that can do it all. Whether you’re an expert chef or only cook on Turkey Day, these seven island kitchens currently on the market are the perfect place to prepare your next meal.



2221 King Fisher Drive | Westlake | $3,250,000



2321 Silver Table Drive | Lewisville | $2,199,000



6634 Aberdeen AvenuePreston Hollow | $2,100,000



5209 Limestone Court | Richardson | $1,180,000



7736 Goforth CircleLake Highlands | $1,049,000



218 Wimberly Street | Fort Worth | $425,000



702 Wildgrove Drive | Garland | $329,000


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9 Thanksgiving-Ready Island Kitchens

As Thanksgiving prep begins, you might be dreaming of a kitchen that can do it all. Regardless of whether you’re an expert chef or only cook on turkey day, these nine island kitchens currently on the market are the perfect place to prepare your next meal.
1601 Carlyle Court | Westlake | $2,895,000
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6331 Northwood Road | Dallas – Preston Hollow | $1,895,0006655 green knoll wiw6655 Green Knoll Drive | North Dallas | $1,495,000
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6142 Shady Oaks Drive | Frisco | $1,324,9007723 midbury kitchen7723 Midbury Drive | Dallas | $1,295,0005609 glenbrook5609 Glenbrook Circle | Plano | $995,0004150 fallbrook4150 Fallbrook Drive | Frisco | $799,9001227 woodlawn1227 Woodlawn Avenue | Dallas – Kessler Park | $725,000
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8615 Thorbrush Place | Dallas | $549,900
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8 Feast-Worthy Dining Rooms for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and what better way to get in the spirit than to round up some of our favorite dining rooms on the market? No matter the size of your gathering, these dining rooms will serve as the perfect backdrop for spending time with family and friends.


Dining Rooms2 Savannah Ridge Drive | Frisco – Stonebriar | $1,400,000

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751 Amber Lane | Little Elm | $2,900,000

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5242 Buena Vista Drive | Frisco – Starwood | $2,500,000

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9118 Esplanade Drive | Dallas | $379,000

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1513 Callaway Drive | Plano | $315,000

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8281 St. John’s Drive | Waxahachie | $370,000

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8024 Strathmore Drive | McKinney | $569,900

10 Outdoor Fireplaces Just in Time for Fall

Today is the official start of the fall season.


Though it hasn’t completely cooled off in D-FW, temperatures have (somewhat) dropped and the breezes have started to trickle in. So, in the spirit of fall and the cool nights that follow, we’re featuring the ultimate fall amenity: outdoor fireplaces.


Whether in a fire pit or a fireplace, a warm fire is the perfect way to spend an autumn evening. View some of our favorite options that could be yours by the time the season is in full swing.


1750 Trace Bella Court | Westlake | $5,798,880


1472839040_480063-29.jpg6118 Azalea Lane | Preston Hollow | $2,250,000


4135 Windsor Parkway | University Park | $2,200,000


6049 Lakehurst Avenue | Preston Hollow | $1,895,000


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1276 Somerset Lane | McLendon-Chisholm | $1,590,000


6794 Reims Court | Frisco – Chapel Creek | $1,295,500


4633 Crooked Lane | Dallas – Northaven Estates | $1,095,000


6401 Knollwood Drive | McKinney – Stonebridge Ranch | $799,999


1508 Arizona Drive | Allen – Suncreek | $769,000


3001 Sunvalley Drive | Richardson – The Knolls at Breckinridge | $405,000




A Modern Perspective on Craftsmanship

Victoria Barr of Ebby’s Preston Center Office is presenting The Moderne Construction Group (TMCG Homes) by highlighting several of their unique homes, all within the Park Cities and the Highland Park Independent School District.


Each TMCG home offers a unique blend of modernism and Southern charm, and includes sliding-glass walls and screened living areas.


“The Moderne Construction Group interprets classic styles, from sharp Art Deco to sleek Bauhaus, modern farm house, whimsical Cape Cod, and transitional traditional,” says Barr. “It’s my honor to introduce these exceptional properties as well as The Moderne Construction Group to the market.”


Available Now

3915 Purdue Avenue | University Park | $1,790,000

Bedrooms: 5

Baths: 4 full; 2 half

Square Footage: 4,431

This unique residence presents a blend of modernism and Southern charm. Features include hardwood flooring, triple crown molding, a stainless-steel balustrade, soapstone countertops, shiplap walls, a well-appointed master suite, and two sliding-glass doors that open to a spacious courtyard and signature screened living area.

Coming Soon

4336 Livingston Avenue | Highland Park | Available August 2016

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 4 full; 2 half

Square Footage: 4,700

This historic home is undergoing an interior rebuild, transforming into a sleek transitional style with mechanical convenience, all brushed with graceful Southern charm. Features include clean lines, original, one-inch, reclaimed oak flooring, and TMCG’s signature sliding-glass doors that open to a wrap-around, screened living area.


3408 Stanford Rendering + Floorplan
3408 Stanford | University Park | Available June 2016

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 4 full; 1 half

Square Footage: 5,033

This Art Deco home is stylized with TMCG’s signature blend of sleek-lined modernism and Southern charm. Features include a circular dining area, well-appointed kitchen, glass doors that open to a signature screened living area with a fireplace, and a bright and inviting master suite.

Recently Sold

7825 Hanover Street | Dallas – Caruth Hills | Bauhaus inspired | SOLD

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 4 full; 1 half

Square Footage: 4,003


4312 Hyer Street (rebuild) | Highland Park | SOLD

Bedrooms: 3

Baths: 2 full; 1 half

Square Footage: 2,738


4340 Shenandoah Street (rebuild) | University Park | SOLD

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 2 full; 1 half

Square Footage: 2,739


For more information or a private showing, contact Victoria Barr at 214-213-2593 or To learn more about The Moderne Construction Group, click here.

10 Homes that Master Spring Curb Appeal

A short drive around town will tell you spring has sprung in D-FW – tulips are in bloom, hedges are trimmed and homeowners are focused on sprucing up their curb appeal. From the landscaping to the porch furniture, it’s all about making the exterior of your home feel welcoming and fresh, and these 10 homes got it just right.


5830 Falls Road | Dallas – Old Preston Hollow | $5,250,000


3915 Purdue Avenue | University Park | $1,839,000


5343 Wenonah Drive | Dallas – Greenway Parks | $1,725,000


4415 Woodfin Drive | Dallas – Rockbrook Estates | $1,585,000


4915 Stanford Avenue | Dallas | $1,498,500


4801 Stafford Drive | Colleyville – Stafford Heights | $1,275,000


5434 Ridgedale Avenue | Dallas – Greenland Hills | $1,150,000


7331 Paldao Drive | Dallas – Northwood Hills | $750,000


2333 Lawndale Drive | Dallas – Stevens Park Village | $419,000


11246 McCree Road | Dallas – Lakeland Hills | $259,900

How-To: Interior Lighting

Did you know that lighting is one of the most important elements in your home? When natural light isn’t available, due to lack of windows or time of day, the mood and brightness of your home is dictated by interior lighting. Additionally, light fixtures are a large part of design and personal style.


Following are a few tips to get the most out of your interior lighting:



Use multiple sources for light so that the ambience is just right. Think about a mix of recessed ceiling lights, chandeliers, sconces, floor lamps, table lamps, and under mounted lighting solutions. A combination will throw light in different directions and create a more generalized glow.


5730 County Road 471 | McKinney | $648,000


Focal Points

Use task lighting and directed light to highlight desks, plants, art, and unique decor.


4428 Greenbrier Drive | Dallas | $1,750,000



Consider installing dimmers in entertaining spaces like dining areas, media rooms, and living areas. Being able to set the mood for a meal, movie or cozy night by the fire makes all the difference.


6436 Sudbury Road | Plano – Kings Gate | $2,399,900


Read the Room

Different rooms call for different light fixture heights, sizes, and illuminations. For example, overhead lighting makes more sense in a kitchen than it does in a bedroom. Smaller lamps, sconces and delicate chandeliers are better suited in bedrooms than large living spaces.


5330 Pebblebrook Drive | Dallas – Russwood Acres | $1,569,000



Always follow the instructions on your light fixture for maximum wattage, but don’t be afraid to take it down a notch. If the light fixture is more for decor than actual illumination, consider using low-wattage bulbs, which use less energy. Typical wattages range from 40 (for reading) to 80 (for putting on make up). However, utilizing multiple fixtures will allow for something in between.


4340 Shenandoah Street | University Park | $1,450,000



The fixtures you choose have a visual impact on your space. Make sure to keep the overall look and feel of the room in mind when selecting fixtures, but don’t be afraid to go bold. Statement floor lamps or chandeliers are the perfect way to add a punch of style with just one or two pieces.


3804 Villanova Street | University Park | $2,675,000