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).

A Golden Opportunity for Maintenance-Free, Easy Living in Glen Lakes

By Candy Evans / June 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Welcome to another version of our Post-COVID Miracle House. Today we tell you how you can live securely behind gates, but not have a gated feel. You can have access to a smattering of recreation — walking trails, pools, tennis courts — and be out of your garage north, south, east, or west to anywhere […]

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JP & Associates Launches New Program to REPAIR America With Open Communication

By Candy Evans / June 18, 2020 / 3 Comments

On the eve of Juneteenth 2020, Frisco-based JP & Associates Realtors is launching a new company-wide initiative to drive communication about social injustice in the world called Real Estate Professionals Against Injustice and Racism, or R.E.P.A.I.R. “We want peaceful, constructive action and communication to build mutual respect among all races,” says Giuseppe JP Piccinini, founder […]

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Don’t Miss The First Uptown Condo Auction at The Tower Residences at the Ritz Carlton

By Candy Evans / June 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

The first ever auction of a Dallas luxury condo at the Tower Residences at the Ritz Carlton will be a bargain for not just one but TWO units!

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Two More Teens Charged in Murder of Leslie Squair Baker, Ages 18 and 19

By Candy Evans / June 16, 2020 / 4 Comments

Two more suspects, both young men, have been have arrested in the Memorial Day murder of Preston Royal resident Leslie Squair Baker while she was parked in the driveway of her home. Police are saying the incident was an apparent carjacking. The assailants fired at Baker as she told a friend on the phone, “I’m […]

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Six Ways to Make Lake Forest Your New Home

By Candy Evans / June 13, 2020 / 1 Comment

Lake Forest is the secret that everyone knows about. Ensconced within a stone-and-iron wall, the gated, guarded North Dallas community spans 68 acres of park-like grounds in the shadow of Medical City and the High Five. Residents are fortunate to enjoy this secure, secluded little slice of heaven with its winding creeks, towering oaks, lakes, […]

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MSW Custom Homes Offers a New Take on This Modern Tudor Fit For a Family

By Candy Evans / June 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

I love this house because it’s like a child I have watched grow from the ground up. First, there was the lot, then the construction, and then one day a moving van followed by landscaping and Hot Wheels — all hints that a family was here and loving their new home at 11439 Crest Brook […]

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