Candy Evans

HOUSE PORN: We Love the “F” Word When It’s a San Diego Foreclosure!

By Candy Evans | November 16, 2010 | Comments Off on HOUSE PORN: We Love the “F” Word When It’s a San Diego Foreclosure!

I LOVE San Diego. It has the perfect climate, best beaches, and friendliest people ever. I found folks who live in San Diego way friendlier — and less crunchy — than the folks of Northern Cali, though I love them, too. San Diego is not so Nancy Pelosi/ crunchy/granola; it appeals to my inner beach […]

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Val Kilmer’s Santa Fe Getaway: Perfect Dallas Second Home

By Candy Evans | November 15, 2010 | 4 Comments

You know that Santa Fe is practically a bedroom community of Dallas. Well, here’s your chance to own a bedroom on the Pecos River minutes from downtown Santa Fe. Actor Val Kilmer — as in Batman Returns, etc. — wanted to use his 6,000 acre Pecos River Ranch in New Mexico as a sustainable, green […]

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What Percentage of Real Estate Buyers Use Social Media For Leads?

By Candy Evans | November 9, 2010 | 10 Comments

95%. And that was in 2008. Could be even higher now. By social media I mean Facebook and Twitter and all the clones out there. This from a trusted source who just returned from the National Association of Realtors convention in New Orleans. Another fact, and one solid reason why I am pouring myself into […]

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Burning the Midnight Oil Over on Daria Place

By Candy Evans | November 9, 2010 | 4 Comments

Speaking of golf… 10141 Daria Place is getting to be like a second home. No surprise that “A Celebration of Reading” at the Meyerson was a sold-out success Monday night, but who knew it would keep the Bush clan — including former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice — awake over on Daria Place until […]

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Golfer Extraordinaire Gary Player: “I Love Mexico — The Food, The Women, The Beaches, The Country”

By Candy Evans | November 9, 2010 | 2 Comments

Not to mention the golf! What a pleasure it was to meet Mr. Player, one of the world’s top golfers! He was in La Paz at CostaBaja this past weekend, where he christened the beautiful, ecologically balanced golf course he designed for the developers of CostaBaja. Do I golf? No, unless the clothes are really […]

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How To Swing a Second Home Purchase in Today’s Market

By Candy Evans | November 4, 2010 | 4 Comments

Vacation homes are no longer just for the rich. Second home buyers are a lot younger than you might expect, and they are not all affluent. Where do they want to have second homes? The beach, like Florida,  which is no longer God’s waiting room but foreclosure central; Arizona, where it’s arid and there are […]

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