Adlene Neely Dealey

Adlene has been a real estate writer for the better half of a decade, but only recently came to CandysDirt.com to write our Wednesday WTF column. Have a doozy of a listing not fit for public consumption? She wants to see it.

Local Builder Transforms a WTF Into a Wow

By Adlene Neely Dealey / March 25, 2020 / 1 Comment

When someone slipped me this home for a prospective Wednesday WTF this week, it was definitely a wow in two ways. Let me explain. First, I’m going to show you the after pictures, because what Bengineering Texas did is create a bright, light, airy home that anyone would be proud to own. “From hell house […]

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So You Have to Work From Home and Homeschool

By Adlene Neely Dealey / March 18, 2020 / 7 Comments

Hey, did you just become a homeschool parent by surprise? Are you also, thanks to the coronavirus, working from home? Are both of those things supposed to happen at the same time? No seriously, can someone tell me if those two things are supposed to happen at the same time? If you, like me, have […]

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Have Y’all Really Only Started Washing Your Hands This Week?

By Adlene Neely Dealey / March 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

We’re taking a break from the usual macular atrocities of the Wednesday WTF to ask one specific question: Have you all really only started washing your hands this week? I mean, personally I’ve been washing my hands like I’m about to scrub in on Grey’s Anatomy and poke my finger in a brain for a […]

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It’s Not Easy, Being Green

By Adlene Neely Dealey / March 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sometimes, a listing comes along that captures national attention, and then 500 of you send it to me at once. This very green Wednesday WTF is one of those listings. “Must love green & blue! Bring your paint brush (sic) and your creative ideas to make this charming condo your own,” the listing for this […]

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You Spin Me Right Round, Baby Right Round

By Adlene Neely Dealey / February 26, 2020 / 4 Comments

Sometimes, when doing this job, you find kindred spirits in your habitation horror collecting — whether on Instagram, Facebook, or a blog, odd real estate is something that once you find, you need to spin around and share. After all, that’s how the Wednesday WTF came about. This week’s installment was found first by McMansionHell.com […]

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Can We Whisper To You About This Indiana Victorian?

By Adlene Neely Dealey / February 19, 2020 / 2 Comments

Are you a fan of old houses, and are you a fan of things that go bump in the night? Well, since it’s Wednesday, you have to know what’s about to happen with this Victorian we found in Indiana. Meet the Whispers Estate of Mitchell, Indiana. Built in 1894, this 3,700-square-foot home is being sold […]

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