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Hill Country Real Estate News Second Home Report: Boot Ranch Kicking Back Into Sales Gear

By Candy Evans | March 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Boot Ranch, a luxurious second home “ranching light” community in Fredericksburg, Texas, where you can play city slicker one minute, Arnold Palmer the next, says it’s back. I still have the press kit I received from Boot Ranch now some four years ago. It was the most beautiful kit I have ever received, and useful, […]

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A Second Home In Italy, Only Two Hours From Dallas/Fort Worth – Texas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans | March 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Guest blogger Andrew Chalk says he has to get his fix of Italy and all things Italian. Or else! But that long jet ride and the limitation of luggage makes Venice, Rome or even Florence tough to do in a weekend. Luckily for us, Andrew has found Florence, Williamson County, Texas! It’s a 2½ hour […]

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Dallas Celebrity Real Estate News: Jon Voight Slept Here

By Candy Evans | March 18, 2011 | 4 Comments

Or, here’s why we like it when movies are made in Dallas. First: what’s not to like about 1505 Elm in downtown Dallas? The .59 per square foot home association dues? That it was designed by George Dahl, built in 1957 as Dallas Federal Savings, once belonged to the Chamber of Commerce, was snapped up […]

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Great News for High End Real Estate: Ranks of U.S. Millionaires Up 8%, But Still Lower than 2007 Totals

By Candy Evans | March 17, 2011 | Comments Off on Great News for High End Real Estate: Ranks of U.S. Millionaires Up 8%, But Still Lower than 2007 Totals

The rich are getting richer. The number of Americans with assets of one million or more expanded by 8 percent, this according to Chicago-based luxury trend researcher Spectrem. There are about 8.4 million American households toting this kind of wealth. Now those figures are still lower than the peak of the boom years, back in […]

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It’s Official: The Dallas Statler Hilton Sold, To Be Re-Developed, Condo-Hotel?

By Candy Evans | March 1, 2011 | Comments Off on It’s Official: The Dallas Statler Hilton Sold, To Be Re-Developed, Condo-Hotel?

Rudy Bush at the Dallas Morning News reports that Developer Leobardo Trevino, whose company, Ricchi Dallas Investments is currently renovating the old LTV Tower at 1600 Pacific, has purchased The Statler Hilton, once one of Dallas’ finest downtown hotels. Trevino apparently plans to gut much of the building while maintaining its historic facade and important […]

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Enough About Troy: Let’s Talk Tiger Woods’ Private Playground Real Estate

By Candy Evans | February 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

Troy and Rhonda Aikman are, I guess, Dallas’s version of Tiger and Elin Woods, give or take some drama and a little less real estate.  Which totally reminds me that I have this exclusive shot of Tiger’s newly constructed backyard Olympics playground on Jupiter Island. You will not believe this place. Jupiter Island, I’m told, […]

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