Eric Prokesh

Eric Prokesh is an interior designer whose work has appeared on HGTV, in books and publications including DHome, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, and House and Garden. In January 2005, HG named Eric one of the 50 tastemakers in America and DHome has included him as one of Dallas’ Best Designers for 10 years. Having lived most of his life in Dallas, he now calls Fort Worth home and is one of our experts on beautiful Fort Worth Dirt.

Sylvan Rivercrest Classic on Hazelwood Drive

By Eric Prokesh / January 22, 2021 / 0 Comments
Hazelwood Drive

Maybe it was a desire to return to normality. There were plenty of flashier, glitzier, new-to-the-market candidates, but I was craving residential comfort food. Steak and potatoes. Well at this price point, more like Chateaubriand and Pommes de Terres Lyonnaise. Although at under $1.5 million it’s a pretty fair price to live in one of […]

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Bargain Urban Loft In Historic Listed Building

By Eric Prokesh / January 15, 2021 / 0 Comments
Bargain Loft

If this downtown loft in the historic Texas and Pacific building isn’t under contract within the next two weeks I’ll eat my hat. Yes, I possess several. I wrote up a listing in this unique building two years ago but remain fascinated — my mind excited by the many possibilities this living situation would address. […]

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Best of 2020: Musing on a Dallas Legend in a Precarious Bankruptcy — Neiman Marcus

By Eric Prokesh / January 1, 2021 / 1 Comment

[Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the CandysDirt.com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy!] Eric: If Neiman-Marcus hadn’t successfully […]

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Renfro Foods, a Cowtown Company with Family Heart

By Eric Prokesh / December 18, 2020 / 0 Comments
Renfro Foods

The Renfro Foods story has so many threads that it is challenging to weave them into coherent cloth. My reintroduction to the product line was a result of the COVID-19 shutdown, which marooned my partner’s Guatemalan sister and brother-in-law in our house for seven months. Saturdays became “Shucos Saturday.” Shucos are a relatively recent Guatemalan […]

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The Perfect Tudor is This Berkley Place Beauty With a Forest Park View

By Eric Prokesh / December 4, 2020 / 0 Comments
Forest Park Blvd.

Yes, I can hear you, but before you dismiss this listing for being on a busy Forest Park Blvd., you should take into account the near-half-acre lot on a beautifully landscaped corner location. This Forest Park Blvd. lot has a deep setback and retaining wall at the sidewalk. A run of 14 steps lead to […]

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Calling All Urban Pioneers to South Hemphill Heights For a Ripe Opportunity

By Eric Prokesh / November 27, 2020 / 2 Comments
South Hemphill

According to current figures, the median home price in Fort Worth is about $220,000 — but good luck finding anything desirable at that price inside the loop. What is a young first time buyer to do? Live in one of the far-flung exurbs? Wait for a crash in the housing market? That’s how I stepped […]

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