Real Estate Report: What $300,000 Buys You in Dallas

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Ravendale6150 Ravendale Ln. $305,000
3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,406 square feet
Caruth Terrace

Located in a charming pocket of midcentury and ranch-style homes located just north of the Mockingbird at Skillman, this house features updated interior finishes and a nice backyard. For instance, the kitchen has been updated with granite counter tops and cherry wood cabinetry and the backyard boasts a small covered patio that is perfect for retreating from the summer sun. (Can you tell what is on our mind?) However, the one-and-only bathroom in the home looks to be original with an avocado-and-pink color palette. Neal Smith for Alan Smith Realtors. 214-347-9023.

Pallos3648 Pallos Verdas Dr., $309,000
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,732 square feet
Park Forest

For a move east of Marsh, you gain more square feet. The home not only features three bedrooms and two updated bathrooms, but it also includes three spacious living areas, a study, and a pool. The kitchen features stainless appliances, granite counters, and a breakfast nook that opens to the family room. Updates such as plumbing and pool equipment have recently been completed, too. Tom Rhodes for Dave Perry-Miller & Associates. 214-520-4422.

laCosa7712 La Cosa Dr. $310,000
4 bedrooms, 2.1 bathrooms, 2,336 square feet
Spring Creek

This home may be located within Dallas city limits, but the owner of this house will actually be able to take advantage of the Richardson ISD. Not only that, it is is walking distance to Spring Creek Elementary. The four-bedroom house also includes three living areas, making this a house that can grow with a family. The backyard is set on a large lot of green space and also includes a deck. Philip Wells for Citiwide Properties Corporate. 214-709-0280.


  • mr_lakewood

    The home on Ravendale is in the Stonewall Jackson (Blue Ribbon) elementary district and is served by the only International Baccalaureate secondary schools in Dallas: J.L. Long Middle and Woodrow Wilson High School. Woodrow has the highest average comprehensive high school SAT scores in Dallas and is ranked by the Washington Post for its Advanced Placement program.