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Own A Vacation Home for as Little as $87,000: Fractionals Are Coming Back and No Longer a Dirty Word

By Candy Evans | June 15, 2012 | 9 Comments

Wade Shealy, founder and creator of 3rdhome.com and one of the most knowledgeable people I’ve met on the second home market, tells me fractionals are going to come back strong. Fractional vacation home ownership makes sense; you own a deeded right to your property for a “fraction” of a year, which is why most people […]

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Dallas Real Estate News: Fiscus Property Went Under Contract One Day After Listing

By Candy Evans | May 9, 2011 | Comments Off on Dallas Real Estate News: Fiscus Property Went Under Contract One Day After Listing

I’ll be honest: I was reading the doom& gloom real estate report in the Wall Street Journal last night, and gearing up to post something for you because, honestly, I always want to tell you the truth about the market. I know financing is 100% of our problem with the double dip — oh and […]

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Val Kilmer’s Pecos River Ranch is Under Contract… or Is It?

By Candy Evans | April 16, 2011 | 3 Comments

We’ve talked about Val Kilmer’s Pecos River Ranch, the unbelievable beauty of the property about 22 miles east of Santa Fe, most recently listed for $18.5 million but originally on the market in 2009 for $33 million. Talk about lowering the price! The ranch is so very special because it has roughly six miles of […]

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Wonder How The Mayor of Monterrey, Mexico is Doing in North Texas

By Candy Evans | February 22, 2011 | Comments Off on Wonder How The Mayor of Monterrey, Mexico is Doing in North Texas

Remember when the Wall Street Journal told us crime was so bad in Mexico that even the Mayor of Monterrey, Fernando Larrazabal had fled and re-located his family to the Dallas area? (I found out it was to Las Colinas, and y’all got mad at me. I also found out on a visit to La […]

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Dallas Real Estate: Know of Any Cash Buyers in Dallas?

By Candy Evans | February 12, 2011 | 24 Comments

I wrote a piece for AOL this week that was very telling: cash real estate transactions are up, as originally reported by the Wall Street Journal: in fact, cash buyers may be juicing up the market, especially in the underwater areas. The WSJ wonders if this could be a good gauge that the market has […]

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