Second Shelters

What Do People Want In Second Home Real Estate?

By Candy Evans | November 3, 2010 | 4 Comments

Value and a pretty darn good view — beachfront or mountain — that’s what people generally want when they seek second home real estate. After all, that’s the whole point of buying a second home, getting out of Dodge and enjoying peace, quiet and nature. But one thing has changed since the real estate bubble […]

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The F Word: Cute Perry Heights Fannie Mae Property

By Candy Evans | November 2, 2010 | 7 Comments

We curse and talk dirty a lot over here at SecondShelters, especially when we get excited about a really great deal! (Ooh, ooph, ahhh!) This one is SO cute, is in Perry Heights and is a Fannie-Mae owned home. Know what’s even better? You get 3.5% of your closing costs paid as assistance if you […]

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Dallas Vs. Forth Worth: Is Dallas Becoming a Second-Class City?

By Candy Evans | November 2, 2010 | 2 Comments

You’ve heard of Fort Worth-Arlington, yes? No? Gosh darn it, what is the name of that other city to the east of Arlington that starts with a D? Oh right, yes. Dallas. I love this: BestPlaces.net has released its 10 best cities to move to in America, and Fort Worth-Arlington was ranked No. 4. Um, […]

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Where Is The Safest Place to Live in North Texas?

By Candy Evans | November 1, 2010 | Comments Off on Where Is The Safest Place to Live in North Texas?

No matter where you live, no matter how gated or remote, you have to worry about crime. I am just back from a weekend trip to the Texas Hill Country where we have some pretty acreage. I heard the most amazing story of a home burglary in our very own The Preserve at Walnut Springs. […]

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Fill Your First or Second Shelter With Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Now in Dallas

By Candy Evans | October 29, 2010 | 2 Comments

Really big design news for Dallas: the very first Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams store opened at 4519 McKinney Ave. this week, right north of Abacus Restaurant. Great soiree last night, courtesy of PaperCity Magazine. If you have not heard of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, then you don’t know that Mitchell and his partner, […]

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Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers Real Estate Porn: We Love You, We Love Your House

By Candy Evans | October 28, 2010 | Comments Off on Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers Real Estate Porn: We Love You, We Love Your House
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