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Dallas real estate news

Get a New Job, Get an (Unplanned) Second Home

By Candy Evans | November 26, 2010 | 2 Comments

Kind of like an unplanned pregnancy, more folks these days are ending up with  two or more homes on their real estate hands, making a lot more of us second (or multiple!) home owners. Real estate market conditions have practically stranded homeowners in their homes, which is not the end of the world if you […]

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Dallas House Porn: Still So Friggin’ In Love With This House

By Candy Evans | November 17, 2010 | Comments Off on Dallas House Porn: Still So Friggin’ In Love With This House

And I see that 3601 Euclid is still on the market. $4,995,000. Dang, didn’t I write about it last year or early spring? I am so in love with this house. I would have and hold it forever and tiptoe on those glass floors with a bottle of Windex by my side. Becky, holler at […]

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Dallas Real Estate News: A Sam’s Club or West Village at Walnut Hill and Central Expressway?

By Candy Evans | November 17, 2010 | Comments Off on Dallas Real Estate News: A Sam’s Club or West Village at Walnut Hill and Central Expressway?

Kidding. Sort of. The folks who live near those 42 vacant acres at Central and Walnut Hill are going to be tripping over ‘dozers and cement trucks now that a Missouri investor has snapped up the land and created a new chapter for Dallas real estate. But the question is, how much did he pay […]

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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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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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The F Word: Cute Perry Heights Fannie Mae Property

By Candy Evans | November 2, 2010 | 7 Comments

We curse and talk dirty a lot over here at SecondShelters, especially when we get excited about a really great deal! (Ooh, ooph, ahhh!) This one is SO cute, is in Perry Heights and is a Fannie-Mae owned home. Know what’s even better? You get 3.5% of your closing costs paid as assistance if you […]

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