Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson lives in a 1961 Fox and Jacobs home with her husband, a second-grader, and Conrad Bain the dog. If she won the lottery, she'd by an E. Faye Jones home.
She's taken home a few awards for her writing, including a Gold award for Best Series at the 2018 National Association of Real Estate Editors journalism awards, a 2018 Hugh Aynesworth Award for Editorial Opinion from the Dallas Press Club, and a 2019 award from NAREE for a piece linking Medicaid expansion with housing insecurity.
She is a member of the Online News Association, the Education Writers Association, the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
She doesn't like lima beans or the word moist.

Dallas Heritage Village Executive Director: ‘Maintenance Is Not Sexy’

By Bethany Erickson / September 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last week, the Dallas Heritage Village announced that it was closing the Blum House indefinitely until it could be repaired and rehabbed, causing a flurry of questions — and rumors — about the organization and the state of the Blum House and the other structures at the Old City Park that comprise the museum. We sat down […]

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Mockingbird Elementary Gets A Grade, And So Does This House

By Bethany Erickson / September 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
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The M Streets are popular — it’s not unusual to see homes in the area snapped up quicker than they can get listed. And while its proximity to Lower Greenville is part of its selling point, we posit that the other selling point is its neighborhood school — Mockingbird Elementary. What do parents love about […]

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Turnkey Brownstone Near Uptown and State Thomas Boasts Plenty of Room

By Bethany Erickson / September 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
State Thomas

Perched right at the edge of Uptown and State Thomas, this two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath brownstone townhome on North Hall Street is close to plenty of fun, but also gated and safe.  It’s also a healthy 1,909 square feet of living space, making it a pretty spacious option for anyone looking for the zero maintenance of a […]

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The One Where We Scare Up a Great Starter Home

By Bethany Erickson / September 25, 2019 / 1 Comment

I’m gonna call it, and you’re probably gonna argue with me, but this week’s Wednesday WTF is a listing for a great starter home where the Realtor has done something that has been done to death. So, meet this cute little starter home in Florida. As with everything in Florida, it seems normal until it’s […]

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Completely Reimagined Santa Barbara-Style Mediterranean Spares No Expense

By Bethany Erickson / September 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s only been on the market for 10 days, but it’s hard to imagine that someone won’t be ready soon to snap up this Santa Barbara-style Mediterranean on Beverly Drive — it’s just that inviting an oasis. The five-bedroom, eight-bath home at 3204 Beverly Drive was originally built in 2002, but in 2015 it was completely […]

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Perfect Texas Cookbooks for New (or New to Them) Kitchens

By Bethany Erickson / September 23, 2019 / 0 Comments
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We checked out Amazon for Texas (or Texas-inspired) cookbooks perfect for the person who loves hitting the kitchen. Note: CandysDirt.com may collect a small commission or other compensation from the links on this page. Items are priced correctly and in stock at the time of publication. Whether it’s a new kitchen (or new to them) […]

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