Candy Evans

The 50 Best Blogs to Read When Getting Into Real Estate

By Candy Evans | May 4, 2011 | Comments Off on The 50 Best Blogs to Read When Getting Into Real Estate

I am honored to say that AccountingDegree.com just named Second Shelters (and yours truly) on it’s list of the 50 Best Blogs to read when getting into Real estate. I am so honored! The list is comprehensive and great — and you’ll soon be seeing it on our newest up coming blog, www.CandysDirt.com! The Real […]

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Dallas Real Estate News: Regina Montoya and Paul Coggins Sell Lakewood Home, Move to Preston Hollow

By Candy Evans | March 16, 2011 | Comments Off on Dallas Real Estate News: Regina Montoya and Paul Coggins Sell Lakewood Home, Move to Preston Hollow

Regina Montoya and Paul Coggins are apparently taking a lesson from George and Laura Bush: just because the kids are grown, doesn’t mean you need a teeny tiny house. Oh, and come on over to Preston Hollow, the water’s just fine. You remember Regina Montoya and Paul Coggins? Paul was a former U.S. Attorney for […]

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The Best Places in America for Second Homes

By Candy Evans | March 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

Barrons is bragging how they called it: the second home market has bottomed, and the rich are out swooping up the bargains. Prices of high-end second homes have sunk, some as low as 40%. And Barrons lists the top second home markets in the US. Sea Island, Georgia was rated number one. Next comes Maui, […]

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House Porn Friday: A Stairway to Heaven, Plus Auto Art Gallery in Montecito, CA

By Candy Evans | March 4, 2011 | 5 Comments

I’m cheating on my house again, but it is totally worth it for this one. Oh my, oh my. I saw this house and it took my breath away. I cannot help my feelings. It was a total Jedediah Leland/Citizen Kane moment: this house is my “girl in the white dress”.  I immediately flashed back […]

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Ask Candy: Need An Architect for Dallas Tudor Revival

By Candy Evans | February 18, 2011 | 14 Comments

A reader writes: We are renovating and building up on our 1935 Tudor Rival (or whatever they are called) house in HP.  I was wondering if you have a short list of architects that you would recommend.  We spoke with David Oswalt this week who had worked with a neighbor, who really liked him.  Any […]

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House Porn! The F Word Squared — Florida Foreclosure With Bay Views, Under $253K!

By Candy Evans | December 30, 2010 | 8 Comments

I almost did not post this foreclosure, and while I have some issues with the kitchen — what in bejesus were they thinking with those wood cabinets, all beach house kitchens need to be white! — and the master bath looks like it might get you a good bash on the head if you get […]

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