Shelby Skrhak

Shelby is Associate Editor of CandysDirt.com, where she focuses on sponsored content, estate sales, and suburbs. She's a journalist and podcaster turned full-time freelance writer based in Plano. She comes to CandysDirt.com after running digital content and social media at SUCCESS magazine. She's a Lake Highlands native and graduate of UT-Dallas.

If You’re in the Witness Protection Program, Apparently This Is the Place For You

By Shelby Skrhak / November 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

This week’s High Caliber Home of the Week, sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans, is a beautiful two-bedroom condo in La Tour Condominiums, one of the best values in luxury high-rise living. Located at the crux of McKinney Avenue and Oak Grove Avenue, the La Tour Condominiums is a 24-story luxury high-rise building […]

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Parent Company of eXp Realty Buys Troubled SUCCESS Magazine

By Shelby Skrhak / November 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Shelby Skrhak joined CandysDirt.com from SUCCESS magazine, after a mass layoff there in 2018. The headline should be, “Thriving Real Estate Industry Helps Save Local Magazine Focused on Personal Development.” And yes, on the surface that’s true. But this is more about the evolving needs of today’s real estate agents and the bizarre […]

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When We All Need a Reboot, This 46-Acre Ranch Will Do the Trick

By Shelby Skrhak / November 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

The ReBoot Ranch in Chatfield, Texas makes an immediate first impression. It’s almost like the place wraps an arm around your shoulder and asks, “So when’s your first party going to be?” Even a brief stroll through this 46-acre retreat, which includes a stylish and newly renovated ranch house, eight-stall horse barn, a softball field, […]

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Redefining High-Rise Living in This First-Floor Frisco Condo

By Shelby Skrhak / November 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

Listing agent Judi Wright of Ebby Halliday Frisco calls The Corvalla the redefinition of high-rise living in suburban Frisco, and this rare one-bedroom 1,626-square-foot home is a great way to experience it. Located near Legacy Drive and Sam Rayburn Tollway, The Corvalla provides resort-style living with onsite concierge, swimming pool, resident clubhouse, outdoor fire pits, […]

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Rare 3-Bedroom Condo Offers Resort Living Near Lovers DART and SMU

By Shelby Skrhak / November 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

When you say a property is an investment opportunity, you might think it’s a teardown. Not so, for this week’s Inwood National Bank Home of the Week, unit no. 227 at The Tuscany condos at 5928 Sandhurst Lane. As we’ve pointed out before, there are a lot of great condos in the East Lovers Lane […]

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Gold Steinway, Stuffed Hippo Among Estate Sale Finds at Granbury Home of Rangers Owner

By Shelby Skrhak / November 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

For six weeks now, nearly 15 hours a day, the 20-person team at Lemons to Lemonade Estate Sales has been meticulously sorting, researching, and pricing the thousands of items in their most high profile estate to date. Though the estate sale company does not disclose the names of their clients, a public records search revealed […]

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