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).

Trump Won’t Be at The Malouf Estate on Strait Lane Today, But The Street is Popular With Presidents

By Candy Evans / June 11, 2020 / 2 Comments

President Trump is coming to Dallas today. Word is that he will first meet with local police and religious leaders at Gateway Church on Northwest Highway and the Dallas North Tollway. on Hillcrest. The President plans to announce a plan for “holistic revitalization and recovery” at a roundtable with “faith leaders, law enforcement officials.” Small […]

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Dallas Police Brief Preston Royal on the Memorial Day Murder of Leslie Baker

By Candy Evans / June 10, 2020 / 5 Comments

“How I Am Going to Keep My Wife Safe?” Last Thursday evening, District 11 Councilmember Lee Kleinman, District 13 Councilwoman Jennifer Gates, and representatives from the Dallas Police department held a virtual call-in community meeting to discuss the Memorial Day murder of Preston Royal resident Leslie Baker. The hour-long meeting had originally been planned for […]

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Ebby Halliday’s Harold Decena Tells Us Where Future Buyers Will Hail From

By Candy Evans / June 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Where are all the folks moving to DFW coming from? What Ebby Halliday’s new VP of Corp RE Services has to say will surprise…

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Top Luxury Brokerage Briggs Freeman Touts Long List of Agent Perks

By Candy Evans / June 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

As cheerleaders go, it doesn’t get better than this: The agents of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty have taken to YouTube to express why they work for the brokerage. Yes, they talk about tools and technology, as you might guess, working for the No. 1 luxury brokerage in North Texas. (Once again, the brokerage has […]

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Auction Alert! 1846 Vintage Antebellum Estate Near New Orleans and Baton Rouge

By Candy Evans / June 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Unbelieveable opportunity to buy a circa 1846 antebellum southern plantation, brought to 20th century living, for NO RESERVE!

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Districts 11, 13 Host Case Update Call on Leslie Squair Baker Murder June 5

By Candy Evans / May 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Districts 11 & 13 to host conference call regarding killing of Leslie Squair Baker on June 5

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