Defining Homes • Southern living

Posted on 01 Mar 2012 at 5:00pm

How moving to the boonies became one big, surprising adventure By Gregory Sullivan Isaacs When my partner John and I started to hunt for a different residence, we knew three things: This would likely be our last move; we wanted some land and some water; and because I review classical music for Theaterjones.com (a Dallas [...]

Defining Homes • How Swede it is

Posted on 01 Mar 2012 at 5:00pm

Gay agent Fredrik Eklund is a shark above the rest in Bravo’s new ‘Million Dollar Listing: New York’ By Rich Lopez Turning its eye to the high-rise luxury space of the Big Apple, the Bravo network premieres its latest entry into reality programming with Million Dollar Listing: New York. Three hungry young agents navigate through [...]

Defining Homes: Table of Contents

Posted on 03 Mar 2011 at 5:00pm

• Ask the Experts: Social media and real estate marketing • Frisco a go-go: LGBT homeowners find affordability key in this northern ‘burb • Welcoming Home: Cora Sue Anthony comes back to Dallas as the new host of HGTV’s ‘Real Estate Intervention’ • Need an intervention?: Believe it or not, some gay couples do not have [...]

Defining Homes: There goes the neighborhood

Posted on 03 Mar 2011 at 3:53pm

Steve Nall walks through a conversion project in Montebella which has been part of the revitalized community in the area One pocket of an Oak Lawn neighborhood gets a pick-me-up By Rich Lopez When a spot goes vacant in a neighborhood, people may speculate about what happened. But as the set of public housing buildings known [...]

Defining Homes: Better to have than have not

Posted on 03 Mar 2011 at 3:36pm

Having total peace of mind or … how buying a home warranty was the best decision I ever made By Steven Lindsey It’s 106 degrees outside and after five days of scorching heat, there’s no relief in the forecast for at least twice that long. A few margaritas, frequent dips in the pool and sleeping directly [...]

Defining Homes: First Impressions

Posted on 03 Mar 2011 at 3:27pm

Steven McFarland, below, and his company The Make Ready Group can prep any house before it hits the market. The company also offers services to customers just in need of home services but not necessarily selling their homes. The Make Ready Group takes care of all those finishing touches before your house goes on the [...]

Defining Homes: Need an intervention?

Posted on 03 Mar 2011 at 2:49pm

Believe it or not, some gay couples do not have that fabulous design gene in them. And if they are trying to move out of one house and into another, that lack of genetics will bite them in the rear. Do you fall into that category? Well, you may just have an out. Not only [...]

Defining Homes: Welcoming Home

Posted on 03 Mar 2011 at 2:45pm

Cora Sue Anthony hails from South Dallas and returns to the city with the revamped ‘Real Estate Intervention’ on HGTV. Anthony will help redo bad design as people put their houses up for sale. Cora Sue Anthony comes back to Dallas as the new host of HGTV’s ‘Real Estate Intervention’ By Andrea Grimes Cora Sue [...]

Defining Homes: Frisco a go-go

Posted on 03 Mar 2011 at 1:57pm

Natalie Amberson and her wife April find comfort in both the bustling growth of Frisco and the still quiet part of the small town. LGBT homeowners find affordability key in this northern ‘burb By Jef Tingley Inside the Dallas “bubble,” Frisco is often only thought of as the quickest place to get an IKEA fix. (After [...]