Shelby Skrhak

Shelby is Associate Editor of CandysDirt.com. She's a journalist and podcaster turned full-time freelance writer based in Plano. She comes to CandysDirt.com after 12 years with SUCCESS magazine as digital content director. After hosting two top-rated iTunes Top 200 podcasts, she launched her own podcast called the Secret to My Success. She's a Lake Highlands native and graduate of UT-Dallas.

Townhome South of Downtown Offers Luxury at Affordable Price Point

By Shelby Skrhak / May 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

This week’s Inwood National Bank Home of the Week is an affordable find we told you about several years ago when Sphinx Development was building the Fiji Townhomes, a community of attractive and affordable single-family homes in North Oak Cliff. Located at Corinth and Cedar Creek in the Cedar Crest neighborhood, the three-bedroom, two and […]

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Live Your Best Life in This Bona-Fide Castle for Sale in Fairview

By Shelby Skrhak / May 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Life isn’t always a fairy tale, but that doesn’t mean you can’t live your best life in a grand Bavarian castle nestled in the woods of Collin County. “941 Circle in the Woods is a flagship home, not only of Fairview, but all of Collin County,” says listing agent Tom Grisak of Keller Williams Luxury […]

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Upscale and Understated Describes This Cochran Heights Home on Milam Street Well

By Shelby Skrhak / May 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Buyers flock to Cochran Heights near Knox-Henderson for the wonderfully eclectic homes, ranging from jaw-dropping Dilbecks to just the coolest urban contemporary home you’ve seen with multi-colored panes of glass that literally stops traffic at the corner of Garrett and Milam. But there’s a French modern at 5211 Milam Street that is just the perfect […]

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Fast Track Your Lake Lifestyle with Long Cove Luxury Cottage Collection

By Shelby Skrhak / May 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

Building a custom home is hard work. It’s one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your lifetime, so it’s absolutely worth the time it takes working with an architect and builder to bring your dream home to life. But not everyone has the time to design and build from scratch. That’s why the smart […]

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Lavish in This Three-Story English Tudor on Colgate Avenue

By Shelby Skrhak / May 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Grab your best face mask and head to University Park this weekend, where there’s an open house taking place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 24. (Did you ever think that’d be a thing — having a face mask for public Park Cities occasions versus a quick run to Walgreens? Maybe it’s not.) The […]

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Updated Midcentury Near Casa Linda Is a Real Find

By Shelby Skrhak / May 19, 2020 / 1 Comment

This week’s Inwood National Bank Home of the Week is one of those homes I wish I’d found first. With four bedrooms, two and half-baths, the 2,320-square-foot midcentury modern home has a fantastic floorplan, beautiful curb appeal, and a very nice price. The 1963-built two-story home at 2606 Beechmont Drive is listed by Jenny Capritta […]

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