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.
More than four years ago, one of our staffers wrote a critique on a charming Tudor in Winnetka Heights that was brimming with potential, but the listing photos were a major missed opportunity. After some back and forth with the listing agent, we decided to prove a very important point, said Karen Eubank, our luxury […]Read More
Put your coffee down, because you don’t want to spit on your phone when I tell you this: Houston’s real estate market has already rebounded from the March plummet due to the coronavirus. That’s directly from the Houston Association of Realtors. And the Bayou City isn’t alone. In fact, homes are flying off MLS at […]Read More
Whether you’re planning to go ahead and file your 2019 federal income tax return on the July 15 deadline or you, like me, are planning to file yet another extension (summer is busy!) you shouldn’t get caught unprepared when you’re filling out forms. Most Realtors are independent contractors, which makes filing income taxes more complicated […]Read More
I think we say this for everyone, but 2020 can take a hike. The good news is that a majority of real estate professionals surveyed by RCLCO in their mid-year real estate sentiment index believe that some of the more economically significant sectors of the real estate industry will start to bounce back in the […]Read More
As far back as 2013, MLS organizations have been moving away from the term “master” when describing the largest en suite bedroom in a home. Just last week, the Houston Association of Realtors joined the west and east coast associations and will ditch the term, too. However, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems (NTREIS), the […]Read More
When the proverbial dust cleared, the citizens of East Dallas claimed a victory over Martin Marietta and Austin Bridge, the corporations that had eyes on a large site at Northwest Highway and Garland Road for a dual cement and asphalt batch plant. And a big victory it was, as the entire Dallas City Council voted […]Read More