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Cole Avenue Lots Show How Dallas’ Wimpy Zoning Process Has Become A Selling Point

By Jon Anderson / January 19, 2021 / 8 Comments

Why is it so rare for Dallas to ever truly say “no” to developer-led upzoning? It always seems most often to be “yes, but …” And while I’m all for a good negotiation, if you enter a negotiation where the other side knows you’re unlikely to really say “no,” then it’s not really a negotiation, […]

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Following Arrest of Realtor Jenna Ryan, Feds Ask for Public Help Id’ing Others

By Joshua Baethge / January 15, 2021 / 7 Comments

After the FBI issued an arrest warrant for Realtor Jenna Ryan, who proudly posted pictures and videos of herself participating in the Capitol riots last week, federal agents arrested the 50-year-old and conducted a search of her Carrollton home. The FBI is asking for the public’s help to identify those involved in criminal activity during […]

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Dallas Street Racing Accelerates, Hits Preston Center With a Bang

By Candy Evans / January 12, 2021 / 5 Comments

Heather Conover, a registered nurse and former cop who hails from a strong family law enforcement background, lives in the Park Cities. Her home is on the market. She and her family plan to move out of the area often referred to as “The Bubble” because of rising crime and street racing, which has reached […]

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TREC Issues Statement on Seditious Acts at Capitol: No Action Will Be Taken

By Joanna England / January 11, 2021 / 6 Comments

While the rally-turned-insurrection during the March for Trump event resulted in several arrests and even more public firings, the Texas Real Estate Commission issued a statement this afternoon saying that while they’ve received numerous reports about licensees participating in felonious and seditious acts, the commission’s hands are tied. As the statement outlines, “the Commission may […]

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Frisco Broker Jenna Ryan Posts Photos While Crashing Capitol Hill During March For Trump

By Joshua Baethge / January 7, 2021 / 156 Comments

Update: Jenna Ryan was arrested Jan. 15 on federal charges. On Jan. 6, among the crowd of people breaking into Capitol Hill was Jenna Ryan, a Frisco-based broker of her eponymous firm, who chronicled her “patriotic fight” heavily on social media. CandysDirt.com reached out to her as she was on a layover, headed home from […]

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Jon Anderson: My Five New Year’s Resolutions For Readers

By Jon Anderson / January 7, 2021 / 5 Comments

I know, usually I give you a lot more resolutions to carry you into the new year. But frankly 2020 has been both a long and a short year. When March rolls around, we can all restart our internal clock but I think we can wait until 2022 to start counting birthdays again. My friends […]

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