Candy Evans

How To Sell Your Home Faster: Between the Sheets, Buy This Bed

By Candy Evans | December 9, 2010 | Comments Off on How To Sell Your Home Faster: Between the Sheets, Buy This Bed

Have you ever in your real estate life had clients zero in on an item in a home that sold the home faster than you could think? I am always looking for a unique real estate story, especially anything about selling a home faster for the most in this market. (This vacation home advertises the Duxiana to pull […]

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Dallas Real Estate News: Should We Care That Briggs Freeman is Now Sotheby’s Franchisee?

By Candy Evans | December 7, 2010 | 20 Comments

You may have heard the news from Steve Brown that the toney, boutique-y firm of Briggs Freeman has affiliated as a franchisee with Sotheby’s International Realty. That this happened, that Robbie gave up his Christie’s Great Estates affiliation to make this change, tells you how tough this market really is. Smart move for Briggs Freeman. […]

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Secluded, Historical, Cheap Montana Second Home: Unabomber Ted K’s Land Up For Sale

By Candy Evans | December 6, 2010 | 4 Comments

Montana is a great state for second home living — check out Spanish Peaks and The Yellowstone Club. But Montana and Wyoming have those fringe elements that can sometimes scare you, elements like Ted Kaczynski, who is serving a life sentence for killing three people and injuring 23 during a nationwide bombing spree between 1978 […]

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Michael Jordan’s Bear’s Club Florida Estate Features 28,000 Square Feet, Where’s the Water?

By Candy Evans | December 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

You do recall former NBA champ Michael Jordan.  Not only is he known as “the greatest basketball player of all times” but he is gaining a rap as the greatest home builder of all times! Jordan is completing a 28,000 square foot mansion in The Bears’ Club, Palm Beach County, Florida, near where Tiger Woods […]

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14 Year Old Arrested for Mutilating Cartel Victims in Mexico

By Candy Evans | December 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

A 14 year old boy — a child — was arrested by Mexican authorities for beheading and cutting the genitalia off several cartel victims on behalf of the drug cartels. And he was heading for the U.S., arrested while boarding a bus for Tijuana, en route to visiting his mother in San Diego. News like […]

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Second Home Real Estate: Ten Top Trends of Second Home Buyers

By Candy Evans | December 2, 2010 | 4 Comments

1. Second home trends: Affluent Baby Boomers will retire later and downsize from their large McMansions for which utilities and taxes have become prohibitive, to smaller homes, maybe condos,  in the city and a second home — in the cheaper boonies, or in another city. Just last night a reader emailed me that his biggest […]

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