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.

Visualize Yourself Relaxing In This Professionally Landscaped White Rock Area Backyard

By Shelby Skrhak / June 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

Serene is how best to describe the lush backyard of the home at 7131 Greentree Lane in White Rock. Located in desirable Green Cove Estates, this four-bedroom, four-bath home with 4,400 square feet is situated on a 0.7 acre lot and listed by Lee Lamont of Coldwell Banker Lakewood/NE Dallas. The homeowners built this backyard […]

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Centurion American Developing Villages of Hurricane Creek in Anna Along US 75

By Shelby Skrhak / June 28, 2020 / 3 Comments

Plenty of northern Collin County growth has landed along the Dallas North Tollway in cities like Frisco, Prosper, and Celina, but U.S. 75/Central Expressway is the next hot spot for northern growth. The city of Anna has given the green light to Farmers Branch-based Centurion American to build Hurricane Creek North, a residential development along […]

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Revel in Wide Open Spaces in This Wylie Home

By Shelby Skrhak / June 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Here on CandysDirt.com, we cover a lot of Dallas homes on the market, but more and more sources we talk to say the suburbs are where it’s at. Terry Tremaine, 2020 president of MetroTex, the largest Realtor association in North Texas, believes COVID-19 life will send many tried-and-true Dallasites out of denser urban areas and into […]

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These 2 Sherman Luxury Homes Would Go For Double in Preston Hollow, Easy

By Shelby Skrhak / June 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

We’re hearing the same thing over and over — rural homes and properties with acreage are becoming hot commodities as Dallasites look for more wide open space to live, work, and play. Second homes are flying off the shelves, and many are becoming primary homes. And yes, the next golden area of development is closer […]

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You Can See Forever From This Lake Lewisville Beauty

By Shelby Skrhak / June 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Since social distancing doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, we may as well fully embrace it, right down to our housing choices. So how does 4,303 square feet on 1.1 acres in Sunrise Bay at Lake Lewisville sound right about now, and for well under a million at $749,950? Oh yeah! Now that […]

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Here’s Your Chance to Get Into Sought-After Park Cities Townhomes

By Shelby Skrhak / June 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Homes in Park Cities Townhomes don’t become available very often and that’s because they have something that many other Dallas-area townhome communities don’t: an architect behind them. David Dillard of D2 Architecture designed the 1.7 acre gated community of 36 townhomes, including this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week, sponsored by Lisa Peters, at […]

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