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.

RealPage Dinged by FTC for Misidentifying Housing Applicants as Criminals

By Shelby Skrhak / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s a problem that people with common last names face often: being mistaken for another with the same name and birthdate. But Richardson-based RealPage, which provides tenant screening information to landlords and property managers, ran into trouble when the FTC found their tenant screening software misidentified potential renters as criminals, who then were turned down […]

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Luxury Condo Living in Fort Worth’s Montgomery Plaza

By Shelby Skrhak / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you love things with an interesting history, the high-rise living in Fort Worth’s popular Montgomery Plaza would be perfect for you. The property at 2600 W. 7th Street No. 2406 in Fort Worth’s Cultural District is a rare three-bedroom, three-and-half bath, 2,703-square-foot condominium home, just listed at $1,351,500 by Denise Edmondson of Power Play […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Welcomes Klyde Warren Park Pavillion Architect Thomas Phifer

By Shelby Skrhak / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Thomas Phifer has been called the “master of meticulous modernism,” whose work ranges from the Corning Museum in New York, the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, and the San Francisco corporate headquarters for LinkedIn, to Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park Pavilion and Rachofsky House. The New York City-based architect will be in Dallas to […]

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12 Smart Sales Tips We Learned From Ryan Serhant’s New Book

By Shelby Skrhak / October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
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Ryan Serhant is giving away his real estate playbook. The top-earning real estate broker and star of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing New York is now a published author with his new book, Sell It Like Serhant: How To Sell More, Earn More, And Become The Ultimate Sales Machine, which he calls his real estate playbook […]

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This West Plano Manse Really Has a Closet to Die For

By Shelby Skrhak / October 12, 2018 / 1 Comment
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You might buy this West Plano home for the unbelievable walk-in closet alone, but that’s not to say the rest of this 10,256-square-foot home isn’t fantastic in its own right. This six-bedroom, eight-bath home at 5609 Banister Court is listed at $3.95 million by Matthew Rice of The Trophy Group. But first, a little delayed […]

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What to Do When You Don’t Want to Do Anything

By Shelby Skrhak / October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

You don’t always have to be on your A-game, or even a close B, but what do you do if you don’t want to play the game at all? What happens when you don’t have the mental fortitude to take the next step, and you’d rather pull the covers over your head and stare at […]

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