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#60 Marilyn and William Oates


  • Living Area: 9,163 sq ft
  • Year Built: 1922
  • Land Value: $6,473,340

The Oateses are winning by any measure. Their property jumped from No. 70, surely because Dallas Central Appraisal District appreciates the real-world game of Risk that the couple is playing against their neighbor Patrick Sands. The Oateses own the property to Sands’ south and north. In other words, Sands occupies Siberia, the Oateses have Ural, are amassing armies in Yakutsk and Irkutsk, and probably have their eye on the bungalow known as Mongolia.