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These Neighborhoods Are Hot, Hot, Hot!

October 24th, 2013 | by The Update
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One of Lakewood’s most charming Spanish eclectic homes, 7039 Lakeshore Drive was designed and built in 1936 by Clifford Hutsell. Listed by Susan Matusewicz for $874,000. Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

All across Dallas-Fort Worth, new and once-new neighborhoods are gaining in popularity among homeowners looking for great values, walkability, green space and more. Expert agents from Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty discuss which neighborhoods are hot right now.

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Joan Eleazer

“All of the close-in neighborhoods have had resurgence. We even have homebuilders returning to the Park Cities and East Dallas to keep up with the demand. New luxury options, from single-family to townhomes, are drawing buyers to Uptown, Oak Lawn and Turtle Creek. And as areas such as Oak Cliff experience an exciting renaissance, more Dallas residents are going to look at close-in neighborhoods so they can be part of the action, too.”

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Ann Shaw

“I really like Greenway Crest, a very small neighborhood near the Park Cities. It’s a nice, close-in pocket of homes with lovely three-bedroom, two-bath homes. The yards provide the green space that everyone wants right now, and the neighborhood is filled with towering trees. And it’s a great location. I’m still partial to the Midway Hollow neighborhood for starter homes. Again, it has nice three-bedroom, two-bath homes, and a lot of young couples are moving in.”

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Anne Goyer

“With the interest rates still as low as they are and the synergy that’s going on in Dallas right now – from business growth and a strong, healthy community – there’s so much more opportunity for homebuyers. Start at the core of Dallas, and radiate south to Oak Cliff and the Design District, north to Uptown/Downtown, east to the area between the M Streets and White Rock Lake, and west to the Park Cities – in the next 10 years, anyone who buys real estate hugging that core will do well.”

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Karla Trusler

“Neighborhoods like the Park Cities, Preston Hollow, Devonshire, Bluffview, Greenway Parks, West Highland Park and Lakewood offer not only access to some of the best public and private schools but also get you closer to Downtown, the Arts District and all of the cultural amenities they have to offer. We have a shortage of inventory in all of those neighborhoods, and that speaks to their popularity and investment value.”

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is Dallas’ luxury real estate leader, with more than 200 agents in five offices located throughout Dallas-Fort Worth and access to the global Sotheby’s network, including more than 11,000 agents in more than 650 offices worldwide. CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. For more information on escapes and second homesranch and land, and luxury homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and beyond, go to briggsfreeman.com.

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