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).

Home Builder John Sebastian’s Knox Crib Hits Market With Celeb History

By Candy Evans / August 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

You cannot say that many homes improve with age, but this one sure does. I first wrote about 4321 Travis when pro golfer Jordan Spieth sold it in 2015 — for more than asking price! As I said then, the location was Apple delicious: you could actually flip-flop it to Knox Street, the Apple Store, Kate […]

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Preston Hollow Perfection: Alluring New Construction Seeks the Right Buyer

By Candy Evans / August 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

When people talk about living large, gold-plated ceilings or sweeping staircases might come to mind. However, the best kind of living large in 2020 is having open, bright spaces to relish in. This Preston Hollow haven has that in spades, with an easy feeling of tranquility and connection wherever you are. As a new construction […]

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Life on Top of The World: Come Home to This W Residences Penthouse

By Candy Evans / August 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

When you want to feel like a winner with a capital “W,” there’s only one place to buy in Dallas. At the W Residences, hotel perks and endless luxury are a given, but this unbelievable penthouse takes living large to another level. Encompassing 11,807 square feet and spanning the entire 30th floor, it’s a sky-high […]

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Divine Countryside Living Awaits at this Dazzling Old Preston Hollow Home

By Candy Evans / July 30, 2020 / 2 Comments

Can one home really have it all? While some may be skeptics, this Preston Hollow beauty is living proof that it can. Perched on over an acre in a wonderful Dallas location, the setting feels like being in the countryside with grassy lawns and expansive patios as far as the eye can see. Leave all […]

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The 5 Most Amazing Luxury Real Estate Auctions We’ve Seen

By Candy Evans / July 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

I was hooked the very first time I heard about a real estate auction. First of all, I am a consummate bargain hunter. Though I need nothing in this world, I trotted into Tuesday Morning as soon as it re-opened. Imagine how the prospect of getting a house for cheap energizes my blood? But why […]

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Explore a Tuscan-Inspired Lake Retreat Near Dallas With Endless Amenities

By Candy Evans / July 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

This exquisite lake retreat known as Villa di Crystal is ready to take you on a luxurious trip to Tuscany. The almost 10-acre estate on Lake Waxahachie captures both the style and the spirit of the Italian countryside, always putting enjoyment first with beautiful living spaces and fun amenities around every corner. If you’ve been […]

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