What Exactly is a CandysDirt.com Staff Meeting? Well,There is A Hot One Tonight…

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Here is a little secret about us at CandysDirt.com, your once a day stop for the latest in North Texas Real Estate news and House Porn: we really  love to party.

So why not, we said, mix a little partying with a little Real Estate every few weeks or so?

Truth be told, because we are all about transparency, it was our Jon Anderson who said it. In fact, he hosted the very first CandysDirt.com Quarterly Staff Meeting. What happens? Well, we work with an agent to secure a lovely listing or two (or four!) and pour the bubbly (or red, or white, or Perrier) and then we nibble a few hors d’oeuvres, then we take a real close look at the listing.

We kick the tires, or maybe the pipes. We check out the bathroom as you only can when you are actually in a home, um, using it. We check out the kitchen and count the cabinets, fixtures, take note of the views, the light, the sunset, the patio or balcony, the building and doormen, or the drive up appeal and pull of the home. We see how well traffic flows for the party. We gossip about the architect! And you should hear what we say about the builder!

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Sometimes we have guests: famous architects or builders or designers, and they enlighten us. I am still in awe from Mil Bodron’s little talk about an E.G. Hamilton home at 3616 Crescent where we partied before the holidays: he described the painstakingly detailed way the mid century modern jewel was preserved.

But more important than us and our staff of seven, we bring a whole lot of people to the party! Realtors and VIPs who we just happen to know who want to come to the party and see the listing!

Then we write up the house or condo on CandysDirt.com a couple times.

Tonight we are on ludicrous party speed with not one but FOUR units at the beautiful Claridge, 3510 Turtle Creek Boulevard.

Here are all the stories our Jon Anderson posted on these jewels: REHAB, REMODEL, REFRESH and REJOICE!

It’s not too late to come to the next one IF you want, just let us know…Waterfall Claridge

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Candy Evans

A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites. Constantly breaking celebrity real estate news, she scooped former president George W. Bush's Dallas home in 2008. She is the founder and publisher of her signature CandysDirt.com, and SecondShelters.com, devoted to the vacation home market. Her verticals have won many awards, including Best Blog by the venerable National Association of Real Estate Editors, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious journalism associations. Candy holds an active Texas real estate license but does not sell. She is on the Board of Directors of Braemar Hotels & Resorts (BHR).

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