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John Rattenbury Mid Century Masterpiece Brings Taliesen West Sensibility to Dallas. And Oh So Reduced!

By Candy Evans | July 8, 2011 | 2 Comments

I am not going to tell you how much this home at 9100 Guernsey is listed for — because my lawyer has not yet drafted any releases to cover reader heart attacks. (Well, I guess you can always look it up.) This masterpiece is about as close to owning a Frank Lloyd Wright design in […]

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It’s the (Texas) Economy, Stupid: Why Rick Perry Is Mulling a White House Run

By Candy Evans | July 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

I found this piece in the LA Times over the holiday weekend — it takes a brutally honest look at the Texas economy. One of every four jobs in the U.S. has been created in Texas post-recession — something I know you’ve heard here before, but the sound is now resonating loud and clear across the […]

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Dallas Real Estate News You Can Use: Realtor/Broker Brad Holden Has a Secret Sauce for Those 600 FICA Scores

By Candy Evans | May 19, 2011 | 10 Comments

Note: Our soon-to-be launched local Real Estate blog,, will feature regular profiles of top agents and brokers across North Dallas as well as contributions for real on-the-ground (dirt!) perspectives. But we just couldn’t wait to let the cat out of the bag: Brad Holden is a Dallas-area broker/realtor who has been active in Texas […]

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$27 Million Per Household: Top 100th of 1% of Rich Americans Means More Big Real Estate Deals

By Candy Evans | May 19, 2011 | Comments Off on $27 Million Per Household: Top 100th of 1% of Rich Americans Means More Big Real Estate Deals

More proof that the rich are getting richer, and the American middle class is diminishing: according to Mother Jones Magazine, the top 100th of 1% of the wealthiest Americans, now make an average of $27 million per household. The average income for the bottom 90% of the US population is $31,244. The median net worth […]

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Doris Jacobs Looking Ravishing, Racking Up More Real Estate Deals

By Candy Evans | May 13, 2011 | 2 Comments

The first thing I noticed is that gorgeous Marc Jacobs gold necklace! Not only is Doris smiling at Thursday’s Nexus luncheon because she loves that necklace, the real estate diva just put 3611 Beverly (asking $4,925,000 reduced from $5,895,000) under contract, this on top of selling Braden Power’s home ($7 millionish) on Turtle Creek to […]

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Realtor Murdered at Iowa Townhome Update: Is It Safe for Agents to Hold Open Houses?

By Candy Evans | April 12, 2011 | 10 Comments

Ashley Okland The real estate agent, a beautiful 27-year old woman, was gunned down at 2 pm in the afternoon in a development of about 70 town home units, only about a year old, on the Dallas County side of West Des Moines. The area is about 1½ miles from Jordan Creek Town Center, if […]

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