Tag Archives: Victoria Barr DeQuinones

The End Of The Bust! Housing Prices Are Inching Up!

DallasHomesByVictoria.com The housing market has turned—at last. The U.S. finally has moved beyond attention-grabbing predictions from housing “experts” that housing is bottoming. The numbers are now convincing. Nearly seven years after the housing bubble burst, most indexes of house prices … Continue reading

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New-home sales rose at fastest pace in two years!

DallasHomesByVictoria.com Love it!!!  An UNDER supply of new homes have  an OUTSIZED  effect on the economy. Americans bought new homes in May at the fastest pace in more than two years. The increase suggests a modest recovery is continuing in … Continue reading

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Highland Park vs Beverly Hills

What does Highland Park, a town located in the heart of Dallas, Texas, have in common with Los Angeles’ Beverly Hills, besides some of the highest-dollar residential real estate in the nation? Both cities were laid out by elitist city … Continue reading

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Preston Hollow: “More Than A Flatland Suburb On The Fringes Of Dallas”

In 1924 Ira De-Loache bought a 56-acre (23 ha) farm in 1924. Preston Hollow’s first lots were carved out of the former farm parcels. De-Loache and Al Joyce developed Preston Hollow, with development largely occurring in the 1930s. Initially Preston Road … Continue reading

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The Legend of The “Million Dollar Monarch” Tree in Highland Park

There’s a pecan tree near Preston Road and Armstrong Parkway that’s been here almost as long as Dallas itself. In 1865 Joseph Cole was working his cornfield north of town when he came upon this tree no bigger round than … Continue reading

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