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Dallas real estate

Were Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (and Kiddos) Slumming it on Beverly Drive During Super Bowl XVL?

By Candy Evans | February 12, 2011 | 6 Comments

The rumor was rampant in Dallas real estate circles last week that Angelina Jolie, Brad and all the kiddos had leased a house on Beverly Drive for the weekend while in town for the Super Bowl. This house. The home is a Dave Perry-Miller listing at 3911 Beverly, listed for $7,995,000. I checked it out […]

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Tiger’s Ex Eyes This Jupiter Island Penthouse About Two Miles From his Compound

By Candy Evans | December 17, 2010 | Comments Off on Tiger’s Ex Eyes This Jupiter Island Penthouse About Two Miles From his Compound

All I want for Christmas is a beach home in Florida. Seems I’m not alone. Elin Nordegren Woods is also on the lookout, but she has a slightly higher budget than I do — about $4,000,000. And she is looking, I hear, on Jupiter Island, a sleepy little quiet island with 516 condos and only […]

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Bed Bugs & Bed Bug Etiquette for Home Holiday Entertaining: Keep Your Coat Off My Bed

By Candy Evans | December 16, 2010 | Comments Off on Bed Bugs & Bed Bug Etiquette for Home Holiday Entertaining: Keep Your Coat Off My Bed

This post in Brick Underground got me thinking and of course, I’ve emailed it to my Manhattan-dwelling son who is coming home this weekend without, I sincerely hope, any critters in his luggage. He is upset that I bought him one of those canvas-cooker deals to kill off any bedbugs that might stick to his […]

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Is Jenna Bush Hager Coming Home to Dallas?

By Candy Evans | December 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

Here’s a cool place if you have a hankering for a second home in the Baltimore MD area — the market there is not too shabby, but you might have to worry about crime. Jenna Bush Hager and her husband, Henry, have their super historical townhouse on the market for $474,900 for the three-bedroom, 2000 […]

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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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Lawmakers Eye That Home Mortgage Deduction To Balance Budget

By Candy Evans | December 1, 2010 | 4 Comments

The Presidential, bi-partisian committee scrutinizing ways to cut our huge budget deficit brought on by the housing market collapse, Wall Street firms going under, and the biggest government bail out in the history of the world, may end the U.S. home mortgage  deduction. It could certainly end the mortgage interest deduction of second home properties. […]

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