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.

RSVP Now: Creating Home Offices That Really Work — a Webinar With Starpower and Mark Molthan

By Joanna England / May 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Thursday, May 21, 3 to 4 p.m. The post-pandemic world has changed the way we live and work, and as more companies allow greater numbers of their staff to work from home, the challenges have multiplied. Now more than ever, the home wifi network will have to do more than just stream media. And now, […]

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With California in Lockdown, Is Tesla Headed For Texas?

By Joanna England / May 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

The rumor mill doesn’t rest or respect social distancing, it seems, as it runs off the rails with whispers that Tesla may be landing its next factory in Texas. In fact, Austin is being eyed as a possible location for a Tesla factory as founder Elon Musk rages over California’s rather devastating lockdown orders. If […]

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: REKJ Builders

By Joanna England / May 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

We may be a little biased, but CandysDirt.com does have a habit for featuring the work of great builders, and Ray E. King Jr. happens to be one of them. In fact, REKJ Builders did a great job updating a midcentury home we featured last year, showing just why we’re recognizing them in this week’s […]

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Phil Crone: Recovering From COVID-19 Gives Me Hope For Our Community

By Joanna England / May 14, 2020 / 3 Comments

For almost two months, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has been coping with the fallout of the coronavirus, and one essential industry that never broke its pace is construction. In fact, the Dallas Builders Association was at the forefront of the industry’s response, organizing compliance efforts for the new social distancing guidelines, doing hand sanitizer and […]

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Charming University Park Duplexes Offer a Unique Opportunity

By Joanna England / April 30, 2020 / 1 Comment

Two duplexes, one amazing deal. In beautiful University Park, there is an opportunity that will perk the ears of both house hunters and investors alike. Situated in one classic and charming home, there are two chic duplexes that you can both rent out and live in. Brimming with elegance and luxury, it will be difficult […]

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What To Do When You’re Expecting an Inspection During a Pandemic

By Joanna England / April 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in for “Upon Closer Inspection.” As the stay-at-home order lifts later this week, we expect that more people will begin resuming their planned real estate activities. As the busy spring real […]

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