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Jon Anderson

Looking For a Second Home in Paris? Adrian Leeds Can Help With That

By Jon Anderson | November 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Looking For a Second Home in Paris? Adrian Leeds Can Help With That

You’ve undoubtedly seen the often beret-wearing Adrian Leeds traipsing around Paris on HGTV’s House Hunters International. She helps sticker-shocked expats retool their Parisian dreams to focus on what’s important. After that, it’s time to get down to business. If Leeds’ accent sounds pretty American, it’s because she’s New Orleans-born, living the Paris dream for 21 […]

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Alder and Tweed Helps Add More Sleep Space to Your Second Home

By Jon Anderson | September 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Alder and Tweed Helps Add More Sleep Space to Your Second Home

Like many mundane things that have been made “cool” these days (from Haute Dogs to Lobster Mac & Cheese), it’s now possible (as Candy wrote)  to have cool bunk beds. I don’t know about you, but if I had the ceiling height, it would be soooo fun to have half the set pictured above in […]

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Flock to the Casbah: A Second Home in Marrakech?

By Jon Anderson | July 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Flock to the Casbah: A Second Home in Marrakech?

Morocco can be quite reasonably-priced for Western residents, and the city of Marrakech is as good a place as any to have a second home. I just returned from my first international mission for CandysDirt.com, scoping out the real estate scene in Marrakech. (OK, so I embellish. I’d already planned a vacation and did some […]

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Hot in Honolulu: Kaka’ako Has a Plan

By Jon Anderson | May 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Hot in Honolulu: Kaka’ako Has a Plan

The market for Honolulu condos makes Dallas look like Sleepy Hollow.  Even the ultra-tony Bleu Ciel with its recent price hikes is only pricing its smallest unit at a meager $640 a square foot.  Compare that with still-being-built Honolulu high-rises Anaha and Waiea where a 435-square-foot studio on a no-view floor will run ya nearly […]

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High-Rise Aloha! Buying a Condo in Hawaii is a Big Decision

By Jon Anderson | February 24, 2015 | Comments Off on High-Rise Aloha! Buying a Condo in Hawaii is a Big Decision

It’s 34 degrees, windy and icy in Dallas with snow on the way. It’s 83 and sunny in Hawaii. Enough said, right? For a few years after graduating college, I spent Christmas and New Year’s in London – to escape, versus be with, family.  While I continue to love London, it only took a few […]

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