Joshua Baethge

Joshua Baethge is a writer, editor and general wordsmith who has written for a variety of media outlets. At CandysDirt.com, his primary focus is agent migration where he catches up with real estate professionals on the move. A native of Houston, Josh originally came to the DFW to study at the University of North Texas. He graduated many years ago but never left the area. Today he lives in the ‘burbs with his wife and two young kids.

RE/MAX DFW Associates Acquires RE/MAX Premier Properties, Consolidates in Collin County

By Joshua Baethge / September 10, 2020 / 1 Comment

RE/MAX DFW Associate Associates has acquired RE/Max Premier Properties, a Collin County-based group consisting of 23 veteran agents. Together they have been in real estate an average of 21 years.  Even the greenest associate boasts six years of industry experience. “They’re very strong, self-sufficient agents that are very established in Collin County,” brokerage owner Mark Wolfe […]

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Former Corporate Accountant Loren Hall Teams Up With Phillip Murrell

By Joshua Baethge / August 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Compass Real Estate Broker Phillip Murrell announced that Loren Hall would be joining his team.  Though Phillip Murrell admits that he was not initially looking to grow his group — the added stressors of COVID-19 and the corresponding shelter-in-place orders made the timing less than optimal — but after meeting former corporate accountant Loren Hall for coffee, he said […]

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Lucinda Buford Joins Allie Beth Allman

By Joshua Baethge / August 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Top-selling agent Lucinda Buford has joined Allie Beth Allman & Associates after a long affiliation with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s.   This year has brought many changes for Buford. In the spring she stepped away from a decade-long partnership to venture out on her own. She successfully navigated sales through a world-wide pandemic. And she stepped over […]

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Northcutt Realty Teams Up with JP & Associates

By Joshua Baethge / August 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Jason Northcutt recently teamed with JP & Associates Realtors.  His McKinney-based North Realty Group will now operate under the JPAR umbrella. He hopes the move will help both brands grow their market share in the area. “I love what I do,” Northcutt said. “I wanted to continue growing what we already started and the move just […]

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Industry Leaders Joining Coldwell Banker

By Joshua Baethge / August 3, 2020 / 1 Comment

Over the past several months Coldwell Banker has been adding agents who not only boast enviable sales records, but are also active on the public service side of the industry. In March, the Pressley + Matthews team of Taylor Walcik and Sid Thom joined the firm. According to Walcik, they are now in a really good place […]

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This Stunning South Texas Ranch is Ideal for Outdoorsmen

By Joshua Baethge / July 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Out in South Texas, a few miles from the charming town of Rocksprings stands the stately White Stone Ranch North. This sprawling 1,540-acre property was just listed $3.625 million and is ready to move into as is. The current owner has taken a relatively raw property and turned it into an ideal setting for a […]

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