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.

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Muniz of Winnetka Heights Has a Better Homes And Gardens-Worthy Front Porch

By Joanna England / April 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

This lovely home is going to be featured in Better Homes And Gardens, and for good reason: check out that awesome wrap-around front porch! Paul Muniz’s gorgeous Winnetka Heights Craftsman home on South Windomere is quite the stunner. He says a fellow Winnetka Heights resident mentioned his home to the folks at BHG, and they’ll […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Inside of Gaston Avenue Mid-Century is a Feast For Your Eyeballs

By Joanna England / April 6, 2012 / 0 Comments

Do you remember when you were young and someone told you not to judge a book by its cover? Now, the saying is just a giant cliche, but sometimes you come across something that really typifies this expression. This week’s Friday Four Hundred marketed by Keller Williams City Center’s Vicki White is a perfect example. […]

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Keller Williams Event Raises $10K For Dallas Agent Rob Elmore

By Joanna England / April 5, 2012 / 0 Comments

Despite what some people may think, Dallas real estate agents are the giving sort. There’s no other group of people who can rally the troops to buy tickets, spend money, and fill up a room for a good cause.

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Tarrant County is Mailing Property Tax Notices Early, But You Still Have Until May 31st to File

By Joanna England / April 4, 2012 / 0 Comments

“It has been common practice in Tarrant and all of the surrounding counties for YEARS that the District will send out their notice of appraised value on May 1st,” says property tax consultant Tiffany Hamil. “Tarrant County has been known to even send their notices out past May 1st, but to my knowledge they have never sent their notices out PRIOR to May 1st … until THIS YEAR.”

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Market Report: Dallas Residential Real Estate Market Hits Rock Bottom, And There’s Nowhere to go But up

By Joanna England / April 3, 2012 / 0 Comments

So, we have good news and bad news. Which do you want first?

Well, the good news is that, after a relatively mild recession, the Dallas-area residential real estate market is poised for an uptick, propelled by job growth, a vigorous banking sector, and more people with a few bucks to spare, according to a report from LocalMarketMonitor.com.

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Were You an April Fool? Surely There’s Some Crafty Realtor Out There Who Loves a Good Prank?

By Joanna England / April 2, 2012 / 0 Comments

I love April Fools. My two favorite jokes include putting a rubber band around the kitchen faucet sprayer so that the unsuspecting user of said faucet gets soaked, and hijacking a friend’s phone and sending a picture of a positive pregnancy test to their entire contact list. Were you the butt of a good April […]

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