Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

Dallas Builders Associate Member Spotlight: Winston Custom Homes

By Joanna England / February 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Focus and drive is why we’re proud to feature Matt Walls and his brand, Winston Custom Homes, in our Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight.

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Should Builders Be Forced to Account for Climate Change?

By Joanna England / February 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

It’s a ground-breaking new policy in New Jersey that could keep builders from doing just that — breaking ground. Could Texas be next? Of course, with 130 miles of coastline and a shore that has become a pop culture reference, New Jersey has a lot to lose if sea levels continue to rise and storm […]

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Junk King Wants To Help Lovestruck Couples Curb Clutter

By Joanna England / February 12, 2020 / 2 Comments

This year, Junk King wants to celebrate the sickeningly sweet love stories every pair loves to share with their “Lovestruck.”

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: LRO Residential

By Joanna England / January 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
LRO Residential

Les Owens doesn’t have anything to prove. But that’s not going to stop him. With 18 years in the luxury home building industry and numerous awards, LRO Residential is a case study in how to build a successful luxury custom home business. His dedication to his clients shows in every home LRO Residential builds, which […]

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Hot Listing Alert: Casa View Cliff May Sticks to a Midcentury Vibe

By Joanna England / January 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Every single time one of the Cliff May-designed Midcentury Modern homes in Casa View Oaks comes on the market, it’s a veritable feeding frenzy. Make sure you’re ready to compete for elbow room at the open house this weekend.

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: Smith Custom Building and Design

By Joanna England / January 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Two years may not seem like an awfully long time to be in business, but that’s not stopping Smith Custom Building and Design from earning recognition. Following in the footsteps of their father, brothers Steven and Brian Smith focus their work on the eastern side of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with projects in Rockwall, Heath, […]

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