Chastin J. Miles's Blog Posts

Chastin J. Miles's Blog Posts

Free Things To Do In Dallas
Looking for free events and activities to do this summer in Dallas? Here's a few things I suggest! Go to the MoviesMain Street Garden, Dallas Farmers Market and The Shops at P...

Best Dallas Patios For Summer
Looking for the best patios to brunch, grub and hang with friends this summer? Here are my favorites around the Harwood District, Uptown Dallas and Greenville! 1) Happiest Hou...

Top Attractions In DFW
Looking for the top trending restaurants, bars, attractions and parks to visit this summer in DFW? Look no further. Here is the list below! Top trending bars: TopGolf Dave &...

New Luxury Listings In Dallas
Here's the latest luxury listings to hit the Dallas market! For more information and a private tour, cmiles@chastinjmiles.com ...

Cheapest Texas Cities To Live In
Did you know Arlington, Texas is one of the cheapest cities to live in the U.S?According to GoBankingRates.com, Arlington comes in at #5, San Antonio is #2 and El Paso is #9. ...

Lofts At Sylvan 30
Californian investors have recently just taken over the Lofts at Sylvan 30 - a popular apartment community here in West Dallas. The community is currently 90% leased with 201 ...

Modern Style With A Rustic Touch
Have you considered mixing modern style with a rustic touch in your home?  This has been one of the most popular trends of 2017 to create an interesting, warm and fresh feel t...

Best New Restaurants In Dallas
Looking to wine and dine? Check out these new hot spots in Dallas! Ascension This popular Australian-style coffee shop has just opened its third location in the Than...

Bachelorette Jojo Fletcher Home Back On Market
The Bachelorette, JoJo Fletcher, put her Dallas house for sell in 2016. Well now, it's back on the market again for grabs! The house is listed for $524,000 on the well-known M...

What Does A Reduced Sign Mean For A Listed Home
What does a "reduced" sign mean in the front yard of a listed home? According to a Trulia report, when you drive around the city, you'll notice there's about 14% of homes that...

Dallas Food And Drink Events This Week
Hey Dallas Foodies - Here is your event round up for the best food and drink events this week! From White Rock Lake to Dallas Farmers Market to a massive Crawfish Boil to start sum...

First Time Home Buyers In Texas
First Time Home Buyers in TexasZillow just released a report that says the best cities for first time home buyers to purchase is in the Southeast and Texas! San Antonio a...

Koreatown Coffee Shop In Dallas
There's a new game-changing coffee shop, Peridot Coffee,  in North Dallas located in Dallas' Koreatown off Royal Lane and I-35. Peridot serves coffee, teas, bubble t...

CityLine Pop Up Delivers Food To Your Office
Richardson's CityLine is adding a new food option for lunch: Fooda, a pop-up that serves food from different restaurants, will debut on May 9. Fooda is a concep...

Grapevine Project Worth 325 Million
Grapevine is getting ready to develop apartments and hotels worth $325 million! Irving builders, JPI, just finalized this deal and is expected to start construction at th...

Women Vs Men Salaries In Dallas
A new report from Abodo studies the money gap between men and women in the U.S., stating that Texas women earn less than men, which mirrors the rest of the nation.Na...

Dallas Restaurant News
Here's what's happening in Dallas restaurant news:Sprinkles: will open its second DFW location in Plano at Legacy West on May 31. The store will feature cupcakes, cookies, ice...

Legacy West Plano Is Bringing All The Rage
Legacy West in Plano is currently in development and getting ready to bring a whole lot of luxury deliciousness! A burger shop, Shake Shack, is bringing all the rage and ...

Cinco De Mayo Dallas Events Week
It's Cinco de Mayo week which means Dallasites are on the prowl for some margaritas, queso, chips and tacos! Here's the best food and bar events this week in Dallas! ...

Dallas High School Is Top 10 In Nation
The Dallas' School for the Talented and Gifted just got ranked as the #1 High School in Texas and the 4th best in the U.S! But don't worry - there's another FOUR Texas Schools...

Best Rooftop Bars In Dallas
If you're looking for a view while bar hoping in Dallas/Ft Worth area, these are the top rated rooftop bars!HG Sply Co. (Lower Greenville)If you're looking for a less rowdy cr...

Hip New Dallas Apartment Complex In Design District
A brand new apartment complex in the Design District, Alexan Riveredge,  is reclaiming this "overlooked" area of Dallas and offers the coolest views with great rent price...

Dallas Is The Top City To Live In The US
A new list of the best cities to live in America has been published, and to no surprise— Texas cities rank in the Top 25! We have five of the best cities, accordin...

Best Queso In DFW
Queso is everything, especially in the great state of Texas. Put a bowl of chips and salsa in front of us, and we are goners. Here are my top choices for queso in Dallas-Fort ...

Open Houses This Weekend In DFW
Looking for open houses this Easter weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth? Here is your line up below for this SATURDAY 4/15/17 from 12-2PM. Click each property link for more details!&...

Easter Weekend Events In Dallas
It's Easter Weekend in Dallas - Here is your line-up for events this weekend! Thursday, April 13Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That TourSebastian Maniscalco,...

Salary For Millennials In Dallas
A report was recently released about how much Texas millennials make and how far it actually goes in day-to-day life. Texans actually fare much better than most other young America...

Dallas Is The No 1 Best Housing Market To Invest In
According to Forbes, Dallas just got ranked the #1 best housing market to invest in right now! The study tracked over 300 housing markets in the nation - to determine the 20 m...

Dallas Thift Shops For Local Decor Treasures
Looking for the best Dallas thrift shops for decor treasures and local furniture? Go no further to fabulous finds! Consignment Heaven by Brant LairdLooking for good quali...

Brunch And Workout In Dallas
Here are the top 6 events in Dallas where you can workout, burn calories then reward yourself with brunch and mimosas! Yoga on the HG RooftopKurt Johnson teaches a yoga class ...

End March With A Bang Of Food And Drinks
Crawfish, beer, wine and whiskey is what sums up this weeks food and drink events! Tuesday, March 28Simi Wine Dinner at Jasper's PlanoThis  wine dinner consists of passed...

10 Best Neighborhood Restaurants In Dallas
CultureMap will be hosting their annual event on April 20th from 7-10pm at Sixty Five Hundred, honoring the best in local food and drink. Check out our list of nominees&n...

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Texas high speed train reaching from Dallas to Houston is in the works! The developers have now signed for about 30% of the parcels of land needed for this huge development to get ...

Grapevine Is Growing Fast
Here's what to expect: Construction of $1 billion+ that will connect downtown Fort Worth to DFW AirportNew commuter rail station set to open in 2018 and mixed-use pr...

Dallas Is The Best Real Estate Investment Market For 2017
Dallas was just took the #9 spot of the best real estate investment markets for 2017. Rent has been a big talking topic in Dallas right now because it just keeps increasi...

Richardsons CityLine Is Getting All The Buzz
The new mixed-use development in Richardson, CityLine , is getting all the buzz right now! The shopping, dining and entertainment is the next "Shops at Legacy". &nbs...

Top Trends For Home Interior In 2017
What's HOT and what's NOT for home design in 2017!Interior Design experts have released their studies for up and coming home trends..... and two must-haves are: grays and indu...

Best Brunches In Dallas
Dallas is ramping up their brunch and going BOLD. Here's a list below of what's going on: Fogo de Chão has opened up a new location at One Uptown - a brand new high rise...

Uptown Dallas Event Schedule
Uptown Dallas has some big plans for 2017! Dallas has a public improvement company that creates fun events throughout the year so get ready to mark your calendar. Events consi...

Dallas Farmers Market New Vendors
The Uptown Dallas Farmers Market is revamping their vendor list with some awesome new additions! "We are excited to bring one of our markets to a premier venue in Dallas Uptow...

St Pattys Day Parade 2017 Dallas
Ready for the biggest St. Pattys Day party of your life?! Join Dallas for their 38th annual parade down in Lower Greenville on Saturday, March 11th starting at 11am. ...

Events This Week In Dallas
Looking for events to attend this weekend? Look no further. Below is a recap with links to find out more information! Thursday, March 9Witherspoon Distillery presents Live Fir...

Austin Ranch Restaurant Project
One of the top developers, Billingsley Co., in North Texas is busy building new office, apartments and retail/restaurant space! They are also in the process of building creati...

Dallas Arts District Lofts Development
The new proposed development for the downtown Dallas Arts District is finally coming along The Flora Street Lofts will consist of 52 apartment units that will be located ...

DFW Seeing Fastest Home Appreciation In The US
According to a Zillow report, Dallas- Fort Worth is one of the top three cities in the US to see the fastest home appreciation in January. Nashville and Portland were the othe...

Selena Gomez Selling Ft Worth Home
Selena Gomez, singer/actress, is selling her Fort Worth mansion for a mere $2.9 million. Gomez, who is originally from Grand Prairie, Texas, just listed her 10,000 sq ft ...

Does Dallas Need More Apartments
I get asked all the time, "Does Dallas really need all of these apartments we are currently building?" "Is there really THAT many people moving?" and my answer is YES. We have...

New Dessert Store In Plano
SnoTea, a new dessert store, is expected to open sometime near the end of February at 5930 W. Park Boulevard, Ste. 1200, Plano. This cool new place will be serving "snow ice" ...

Trinity Groves Creative Work Space
A new, creative meeting space, Howdo, in Dallas has be created for those who have "big ideas". Located in the up-and-coming Trinity Groves Industrial District, this 3,500 sq f...

New And Trendy Spots In Dallas
Looking for new, hot and trendy places to wine and dine in Dallas for 2017?Stirr is the hottest new rooftop bar and food restaurant that is a MUST see. Amazing views from Deep...

Cheaper To Buy A Home Than Rent In DFW
According to Zillow, it is cheaper to buy a home than rent in this current market.  The real estate website released its final Breakeven Horizon Report for 2016...

Dallas Apartment Deals
Looking for amazing specials and deals for apartments in Dallas, Texas? Look no further. Get This! UPTOWN with a 2 Months FREE Special!!1 bedroom, 1 bathroom on McKinney Ave f...

Trump Is Coming To Dallas
President Donald J. Trump is in the midst of developing a new hotel on the south side of Dallas.A developer is currently in talks with the Trump organization's hotel managemen...

Best City To Live In
Dallas was just rated the top 15 cities in the U.S. to live! A publisher took into account five main factors: job market, value, quality of life, desirability, ...

Checklist For First Time Home Buyers
FIVE TIPS FOR FIRST TIME BUYERSNo matter how much time you spend on researching and educating yourself about your home purchase, it’s hard to cover every detail. Here are a few t...

What To Expect From Your Home Inspection
So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer continge...

What Do Baby Boomers Want In A Home
According to data from the U.S Census bureau, there are approximately 76.4 million baby boomers living in the United States today. Contrary to what many think, there...

The Best Way To Buy A House When Youre A Busy Person
With everything moving so fast in the world today, how in the world would you have time to buy a house if you are a busy person? It would be quite the struggle, and someone with a ...

Must Visit Open Houses This Weekend In Dallas
Here is an updated list of some great open houses happening in the Dallas area for the weekend of April 15, 20164505 Lorraine Ave, Highland Park, TX - $2,690,000 [more info]35...

What Are Closing Costs When Buying A Home
Closing costs are known to be the fees that the buyer or the seller has to pay, at the time of closing, in order for the property to switch hands. In pretty much every real estate ...

Questions Buyers Should Ask A Mortgage Lender
There is a lot more to the mortgage process than getting a good rate. High costs in fees and poor service can come as very unhappy surprises.Here’s a list of suggested questions ...

The Truth About VA And USDA Home Loans
For those of you thinking about applying for a VA or USDA home loan, you will want to read this in its entirety.It’s very common for one to seek a VA or USDA home loan for a numb...

Im 26 And I Sell Real Estate To Millennials
I’m 26 and I Sell Real Estate to MillennialsAt the moment millennials are the largest population in America. Millennials were those born between 1982 and 2000. That includes myse...

How You Can Qualify For A Conventional Home Loan
If you are looking to purchase a home, unless you're paying with cash, your most likely going to need a mortgage. There are a few different mortgage programs available. I will say,...

Why Millennials Should Buy Real Estate In 2016
Now is the time of goals, resolutions, and planning. We have just entered into a new year. The past is the past and the future awaits. For the next 365 days, there is nothing but o...

A Free Webinar On Buying A Home
This next year will be such a great year for people that have been thinking about purchasing their first home. I hear from people everyday that are planning on making this move mor...

What Is A FHA Home Loan
Before you start searching for a home, the first questions you need to ask is “How Much Can I Afford?” Unless you plan on paying all cash for your home, this is not a question ...

How Do I Know When Its The Right Time To Buy A Home
We will say for instance you have made up your mind to make one of the biggest financial decisions of your life. You are ready to purchase a home. You are sitting on edge because h...

What This First Time Homebuyer Paid To Close
I felt compelled to write put this story out there because I really wanted to bring some things into perspective. When it comes to purchasing a home, most people see dollar signs. ...

If Youre Renting Youre Paying A Mortgage
There are many reasons why someone will justify their decision to rent vs. owning a home. The biggest reason that I have found these days is that of fear. Yes, it is the fear of ho...

15 Of The Best Apps For Home Improvement
Nowadays, we rely on our smartphones for just about everything. Long gone are the days for just phone calls. Smartphones are a integral resource for our daily lives. So, can you re...

Dallas Real Estate Agent Says Read The Reviews
Read what others are saying about the next real estate agent you choose. The state of the Dallas real estate market is no secret. Everywhere you turn, one can read how prices ...

The She Shed A Womans Alternative To A Man Cave
How many times have you visited a home and seen a shed in the backyard? Most of you probably have never looked inside. Shed’s have commonly been used for storing tools, garden eq...


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