Category: Real Estate
Jack Jacobs, executive vice president and founding partner of Allie Beth Allman & Associates, died Sunday following a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
Jacobs is a longtime Dallas business leader who now provides corporate support to wife, Doris, as she lists and sells a wide variety of the finest Dallas residential real estate.
"What a trooper he was," Doris Jacobs wrote on her Facebook page. "He fought a tremendous fight with his long, four-year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. We cannot imagine a life without him for he always lit up the room with his dashing looks and quick wit and was completely devoted to his family.
The Dallas Architecture Forum will present its annual 365 Modern Living Cocktail Receptions in June with three great evenings at some of the most significant modern homes in Dallas. Two of them, The Rock Cliff and Surrey Circle Residences on June 11, and June 19 are located in Preston Hollow.
The third house is in the Urban Reserve, which is loosely considered to be in Lake Highlands.
Billionaire Warren Buffett's HomeServices of America Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, is buying Ebby Halliday Realtors.
Most Ebby Halliday employees were out of the office on Monday, attending an off-site meeting where company officials announced intentions to be acquired.
Connerly Drive is a very quiet street with little traffic. Listed for $3.499 million, this property offers gorgeous drive-up appeal in the enclave of St. Andrews Place. The elegant 9,272-square-foot home on .354 acres contains five bedrooms, six baths, two half-baths, and a three-car garage.
The slew of people pouring into the Dallas-Fort Worth area is keeping housing market prices high, real estate agents say.
But an evening-out process is slowly forming.
Prices per square feet in Preston Hollow remain near $300, and Park Cities boasts prices greater than $400 per square feet.
A Preston Hollow mansion billed as an architectural “masterpiece” went to auction in February, but this was no “fire sale.”
Known as the Grady Vaughn home, 5350 S. Dentwood Drive, it is among high-end Dallas properties with sellers sidestepping traditional listings and going straight to auction.