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Does The Star’s Bankruptcy Mean Tom Hicks is Downsizing and Tom Gaglardi is Moving to Dallas?

By Candy Evans | September 16, 2011 | Comments Off on Does The Star’s Bankruptcy Mean Tom Hicks is Downsizing and Tom Gaglardi is Moving to Dallas?

Update: It seems all these sports teams buying, selling and going belly-up are very good for the local real estate market. Remember, it brought Chuck Greenberg to Vaquero! This post is also on CandysDirt.com. So, the Dallas Stars have filed a bankruptcy package that will ease them out of some debt and hopefully smooth the […]

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Introducing CandysDirt.com: Daily Local Real Estate Dish by Dallas Real Estate Insider Candy Evans Plus Something Very, Very Tweet

By Candy Evans | June 29, 2011 | 5 Comments

It’s been quiet here on SecondShelters.com, but I’ve not been slacking. I’m proud to announce that CandysDirt.com is now up and running! It will be everything DallasDirt was and more, and will be hosted on many sites around town from the Dallas Morning News NeighborsGo to You+Media, and more in the works! I’ll be weaning my […]

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Dallas Area AVERAGE Home Prices Up, Purchases Down: Not Quite the Doom & Gloom Show!

By Candy Evans | June 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

Read Steve Brown and you might say what someone from last month’s ULI Conference told me they felt like doing after the opening session: committing suicide. Steve says north Texas pre-owned home purchases were down 15 percent in May — the 12th consecutive month of declines, a solid year of flushing. Real estate agents last […]

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How to Jazz Up Your Next Open House: Buy a Triceratops?

By Candy Evans | June 8, 2011 | 2 Comments

I thought it was bad when I had a shrunken head in my house. But there’s probably one thing worse than a shrunken head in your house: the 21-foot-long boney remains of a flesh-eating dinosaur. On Sunday, Heritage Auction Gallery –third largest auction house in the country and rising — is offering what is probably […]

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Second Shelters is About to Have a Sibling: Real Gutsy Dallas Real Estate News Coming Up

By Candy Evans | June 6, 2011 | 6 Comments

Counting the Braxton-Hicks contractions over here at SecondShelters.com where we are about to launch a sibling blog called… CandysDirt.com. After much soul-searching, a few wine-laden focus groups, and a whole bunch of email, we have decided to do some organizing. (Ha! Then you get knocked up!) Vacation home news will rule on SecondShelters.com as it […]

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Dallas Real Estate News: Troy’s House Story

By Candy Evans | May 23, 2011 | 10 Comments

Alan Peppard had the history of the Aikman property over on Highland in his column yesterday, and it brought me flash-backs of the day I heard, way back in 2004, that Aikman had bought an old home on a primo Highland Park corner. The story was that the house was not on the market, but […]

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