Wyly Colorado Estate Sells To Familiar Dallas Name

By Candy's Dirt / September 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports It took about 30 minutes or less for Sam Wyly’s 244-acre Colorado ranch to sell at auction, and when the dust settled (although one might argue three bidders can’t kick up that much dust), a familiar name in Dallas development emerged.

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Get a Deal on One of the Toniest Addresses North of LBJ: 3420 Ranchero Road Heads to Auction!

By Candy Evans / February 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

We all know about Ranchero Road up in Plano, one of the toniest addresses you can have. The area is literally in the heart of Plano, off Parker Road, between the Tollway and Preston. The lots are gigantic, wooded, with tanks and ponds and natural surroundings that lure you into believing you are in the […]

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Get Your Bidding Biceps Ready: Auctions & More Auctions are Coming to DFW

By Candy Evans / November 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

You may have noticed a proliferation of real estate auctions lately — even before the election — of large trophy properties that have hung on the market for several seasons. For properties like these, auctions are the perfect solution and these homes are easing off the lot and into happy ownership. Thus far, at least […]

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Heritage Auctions Sells 3756 Armstrong; Family’s Dream House Now Belongs to Another

By Candy Evans / September 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

Just moments ago, in Highland Park, O’Neil Ford’s largest creation in Dallas sold to the highest bidder, a couple, at Heritage Auctions’ very well-orchestrated real estate auction of 3756 Armstrong, which we have written about and followed extensively on this blog. With about 12 bidders in the house, bidding started at $3 million and the estate […]

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Breaking: Heritage Auctions REMOVES Reserve on O’Neil Ford Estate to be Auctioned TOMORROW

By Candy Evans / September 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

3756 Armstrong in Highland Park goes to auction tomorrow at 2 p.m. They say it was not because they got so very many bidders registered on the Highland Park estate, but because of the incredible quality of the bidders, who have said they want a shot at buying the architecturally significant Penson home that the reserve […]

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Heritage Says Reserve on Historic Home Easily Attainable, Alan Peppard Looks at 3756 Armstrong Avenue

By Candy Evans / September 19, 2016 / 1 Comment

One of my favorite journalists, Alan Peppard, is back and running at the Dallas Morning News. Alan toasted his return with a great piece on 3756 Armstrong Avenue, the Penson House, where we had a wonderful VIP party and preview Tuesday evening. Alan asks the formidable question: why didn’t this major historic property, designed […]

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