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Real Estate Report: What $275,000 Buys You In Dallas

FernDale9662 Ferndale Road $264,900
Lake Highlands
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,748 square feet

This recently renovated home features eye-catching amenities such as an open-concept living plan, hardwood floors, and granite kitchen counter tops. The master bath is sizable and updated with double sinks and a large tub. A drive-through garage and new gate make parking and backing out of the driveway easy. Another bonus is the house is located in the attractive Richardson ISD school district, while still maintaining a Dallas zip code. However, the lot sits on the corner of Walnut Hill and Ferndale, so traffic could be a nuisance. Shelley Nunley for RE/MAX DFW Associates. 214-642-0016.

Van-Nessblog3782 Van Ness Lane $269,500
Midway Hollow
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,356 square feet

Located in the up-and-coming ‘hood just west of Old Preston Hollow, this Midway Hollow home sits on a large corner lot with plenty of room to add on a deck and/or covered outdoor living space. There’s a lot of living space packed into the square footage: two living areas, a recently added third bedroom, two full bathrooms, and a utility room. The 1950s house has been updated with granite in the kitchen, raised ceilings, and a slate stone shower in the master. Vicki Travis for Keller Williams Realty. 214-532-4393.

Winnetka326 S. Edgefield Avenue $274,900
Winnetka Heights
4 bedrooms, 2.1 bathrooms, 2,573 square feet

This two-story Winnetka Heights home is located in the Oak Cliff Historic District and is close to the trendy Bishop Arts District, as well as five minutes from downtown. This listing offers the most bang for your buck out of the three in this group. (According to the agent’s description, the home was under contract but the buyer defaulted. That may be the cause for such a low price/square foot.) Expect two living rooms, an updated kitchen that opens to the gated backyard, a grand staircase, and a master with walk-in shower and claw foot tub. The backyard features a deck and mature trees that shade the property. Diane Sherman for David Griffin & Company Realtors. 469-767-1823.