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Boot Ranch Brings the Texas Hill Country to Dallas, Texas

By Candy Evans | December 4, 2013 | Comments Off on Boot Ranch Brings the Texas Hill Country to Dallas, Texas
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How Can a Ski Resort Adapt to Sustainability: Dallas Addison Says They Can, Are, and Have To

By Dallas Addison | November 20, 2013 | Comments Off on How Can a Ski Resort Adapt to Sustainability: Dallas Addison Says They Can, Are, and Have To

A week or so ago, our contributor Dallas Addison, an attorney and vacation home property developer/consultant, gave us the Aspen report and said that vacation home communities are getting greener, more sustainable, because they have to to stay in business. I called BS; how, I asked Dallas, can you even tell me that a ski […]

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The Aspen Report: Glitz AND Green, & Sustainable

By Dallas Addison | October 31, 2013 | Comments Off on The Aspen Report: Glitz AND Green, & Sustainable

by Dallas Addison It’s that time of year, temperatures are falling in Dallas, snow is falling in the mountains of Colorado. Halloween is behind us and our thoughts turn to a ski getaway. Whether you prefer two boards, one (or for that matter, hot chocolate and hot toddies in the lodge), Aspen is one of […]

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3RD Home and SecondShelters.com Forge Partnership. Because You Can NEVER Have Too Many Homes!

By Candy Evans | October 24, 2013 | Comments Off on 3RD Home and SecondShelters.com Forge Partnership. Because You Can NEVER Have Too Many Homes!

You have heard me bragging on 3RD Home on these pages before. 3RD Home (see ad to right) is a web site for second home owners that expands second home ownership by creating a home swap of vetted vacation home owners and properties. It’s like belonging to your very own Exclusive Resorts, only more exclusive. […]

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Contributor Dallas Addison is an Expert On Recreational Real Estate & Preservation

By Candy Evans | October 2, 2013 | Comments Off on Contributor Dallas Addison is an Expert On Recreational Real Estate & Preservation

SecondShelters.com welcomes its newest expert contributor, Dallas Addison, who really IS from Dallas, Texas!

My name is Dallas Addison, and my passion is real estate. I’m trained as a lawyer and have helped many clients throughout the country buy, sell, develop and manage all types of real estate over the years, with a particular focus on recreational and hospitality-based real estate, such as golf courses, resorts, ranches, second homes, etc. I’m also a founding principal of Preservation Land Company, which has created several incredible (if I may say so) conservation-based recreational ranches near Dallas and worked on projects in Montana, Hawaii and New Mexico. On the educational side, I’m a long-time member of the Recreation Development Council of the Urban Land Institute, a global organization of leaders in the real estate industry whose mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

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Long Cove on Cedar Creek Lake: Clearly the Most Remarkable Vacation Home Spot in North Texas for Old Fashioned FUN

By Candy Evans | August 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

Don McNarama does real estate developments, and he does them right. He is the investor responsible for Dallas’ well-known CityPlace, which includes the West Village urban developments. West Village has become a virtual synonym for successful urban commercial real estate development. If I had a dime for every time a developer said to me, “we are building […]

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