Agent Migration

Agent migration tracks agents, brokers, movers, and shakers as they pull up roots or set out shingles in the North Texas real estate market. Did you make a big move? Give us a shout at news@candysdirt.com.

Wayne Owens Hits the Ground Running at Dave Perry-Miller

By Joshua Baethge / January 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

  If you spent the late ’90s or early 2000s in Charleston, South Carolina, you may recall a man in a Panama Jack hat strolling the beaches. To the untrained eye, he appeared to be relaxed enjoying the sand and surf.  In reality, that hat was a walking billboard, and the man underneath was meticulously […]

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With Bigger Goals Ahead, There’s No Looking Back For Duke Jimerson

By Joshua Baethge / January 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

  A couple of years ago, Duke Jimerson jumped into residential real estate, later making a segue from the residential and commercial title industry when he joined Jonathan Rosen and Christy Berry’s Collective Residential Group. Several months later the firm merged with Compass Real Estate, introducing a new national brand brokerage to the market that […]

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Best of 2019: 2019 Was A Big Year For Agent Migrations

By Joshua Baethge / December 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

In 2019 agents worked to find a balance between the firepower of large international firms and the perceived advantages of smaller local brands.  The year will also be remembered for the loss of one of Dallas’s most iconic firms. In March, news broke that Virginia Cook Realtors would be closing after 20 years in North […]

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Karen Gearhart Returns to Coldwell Banker Irving/Las Colinas

By Joshua Baethge / December 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

  After more than a decade away Karen Gearhart has returned to the Coldwell Banker Irving/Las Colinas office. She is a 22-year real estate veteran whose primary focus is the Irving, Las Colinas, Coppell, and Flower Mound areas. She is also active in the Irving/Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce where she has served on the […]

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Travelstead Property Group Settling in at Compass

By Joshua Baethge / December 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Brandon Travelstead heard the buzz about Compass Real Estate when they entered the Dallas market. He just didn’t see himself ending up there. But when he saw mega producers like Becky Frey, Scott Jackson, Nancy Johnson, and others made the move, he decided he needed to check things out for himself. “These folks have […]

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Reed Chesney Teams Up With Halo

By Joshua Baethge / December 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

After more than three decades in the jewelry business, Reed Chesney has decided to tackle real estate. He joined Halo Group Realty in October. “I’ve always thrown around the idea, and I’ve had friends who were Realtors,” he said. “I would threaten, ‘You know what? I should just get my license.’ One day I decided […]

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