This Former HGTV Dream Home Is for Sale and It Includes a Charming Boathouse That Literally Sits on the Water

When it comes to winning HGTV’s Dream Home contest, you’ll just have to play your odds. But if you’ve ever wanted to live in one of the stunning homes built exclusively for the network’s annual sweepstakes (see also: HGTV’s Smart Home and Urban Oasis ), it just got a lot easier. A former HGTV Dream Home located in Tyler, Texas just hit the market and it could be yours for $1.7 million.



a small boat in a body of water: A former HGTV Dream Home located in Texas just hit the market. See inside this gorgeous waterfront property that includes a two-story boathouse.


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A former HGTV Dream Home located in Texas just hit the market. See inside this gorgeous waterfront property that includes a two-story boathouse.

This 5,264-square-foot home is (aptly) an absolute dream. Built in 2004 and raffled off in 2005, this waterfront home doesn’t just offer stunning views of Lake Tyler, but it comes with a literal floating boat house, separate from the main house.

The charming one-bedroom boathouse boasts a kitchen, and

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How to flip houses for profit, according to HGTV stars

  • House flipping is a common strategy utilized by real-estate investors looking to buy, renovate, and sell a home for profit. 
  • Business Insider sought out the best expert advice real-estate investors — or aspiring ones — can use to get started flipping houses. 
  • Entrepreneurs who are serial house flippers say the key steps are identifying the right property, mapping out a careful budget, planning an appropriate renovation and orchestrating a resale for the highest price.
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Tarek El Moussa paid $115,000 for the first house he ever flipped, according to CNBC. He and his ex-wife, Christina Anstead, then spent $15,000 to renovate the fixer-upper in Santa Ana, California. They sold it for $169,000 for a profit of $34,000.

That makeover, in 2010, launched the popular HGTV show

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What Does the 2005 HGTV Dream Home Look Like Now? It’s Available for $1.7M

A lakefront home that was once an HGTV Dream Home can soon fulfill a new owner’s fantasy. The 5,264-square-foot home on Eastside Road in Tyler, TX, is available for $1.7 million.

“When you walk in the front door, you’re like, ‘Oh, my goodness!’—because it has 32-foot ceilings and you’re looking at the lake,” says the listing agent, Jacquelyn Moose. “It’s outstanding.”

The house sits on 1.37 acres with direct lake access and offers three stories of living space. To make things easier, an elevator can shuttle residents to all three floors. Outside, there’s a pool and plenty of space.


Exterior of house in Tyler, TX

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Aerial view

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Exterior

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Interior

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Interior

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Outdoor space

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Pool

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Breezeway to master bedroom

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Master bedroom

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Master bathroom

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Master bathroom

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The Dream Home title

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Home of the Week: A twisty Cambridge condo featured on HGTV, in Dwell magazine

Style Modern, contemporary condo

Year built 2006

Square feet 1,206

Bedrooms 2

Baths 2 full

Water/sewer Public

Condo fee $95 a month

Taxes $4,618 (2020)

It looks like a 3-D puzzle nearing completion, this truly contemporary home in North Cambridge. Instead of floors rigidly stacked like a layered cake, this home has three rotated boxes of roughly 16 by 22 feet, a design by architects Beat Schenk and Chaewon Kim. The exterior (and many of the spaces inside) are clad in marine plywood, and narrow rectangular windows ensure privacy.

The detached condo, known as “X-Small,” is one of four contemporary homes the architects built on two lots, and it was featured on HGTV and in Dwell magazine. A boardwalk leads to the front door, which opens into the first of four levels (there is a basement), and the design features that echo throughout the home are on display: a mix

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A twisty-box Cambridge condo featured on HGTV

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This two-bedroom detached condo in Cambridge is on the market for $869,900 and was also featured in Dwell magazine. —Jed Armour/BostonREP

Style Modern, contemporary condo

It looks like a 3-D puzzle nearing completion, this truly contemporary home in North Cambridge. Instead of floors rigidly stacked like a layered cake, this home has three rotated boxes of roughly 16 by 22 feet, a design by architects Beat Schenk and Chaewon Kim. The exterior (and many of the spaces inside) are clad in marine plywood, and narrow rectangular windows ensure privacy.

The detached condo, known as “X-Small,’’ is one of four contemporary homes the architects built on two lots, and it was featured on HGTV and in Dwell magazine. A boardwalk leads to the front door, which opens into the first of four levels (there is a basement), and the design features that echo throughout the home are on display: a mix

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