Emerging Real Estate Markets

Sam Shao: Chinese Investors Are Drawn to The North Texas Market

By Dotty Griffith / February 7, 2017 / 2 Comments

Soaring real estate values in China have contributed to a serious investor’s market for property management in North Dallas and parts of the greater Dallas area. Local property management executive Sam Shao has leveraged his language skills — proficiency in both Mandarin and Cantonese as well as English — into a niche market for his firm, 31Realty. […]

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Realtor.com Rates Dallas as Fourth Hottest Housing Market in the Country: Watch Candy on GoodDay!

By Candy Evans / June 2, 2015 / 3 Comments

If you are up tomorrow morning, tune into Fox 4’s Good Day Wednesday morning around 7 a.m. I will be there talking about our hot hot real estate market, and the latest trends report from the folks at Realtor.com. They just released an early look at the May housing market with Advance Read on May […]

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Stage Lights: Oral Fixation’s Writing on the Wall Featured REAL House Candy

By Candy Evans / April 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

A month has come and gone since the inaugural performance of The Writing on the Wall, an obsession with true life tales for Nicole Stewart and Anton Schlesinger’s Oral Fixation. If you missed the show, you missed a great chance to throw tomatoes at me and get some nice juices all over my horse hair. […]

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Exclusive: Half Price Books Vice President Kathy Doyle Thomas Dishes on Their First Foray Into Commercial Real Estate

By Joanna England / February 3, 2015 / 2 Comments

In the interest of full disclosure, I should go ahead and say that my husband works for Half Price Books. But honestly, I’d be a fan of the company regardless. I’ve always been interested in how Pat Anderson grew a company from a 1,000-square-foot laundromat into a national brand, all without relinquishing the used bookstore […]

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Houston Shows How Art Finds a Home in a Culturally Significant Neighborhood

By Joanna England / June 13, 2014 / 2 Comments

Back in the early 1990s, developers, who were attracted to the Third Ward’s prime location at the southeast corner of downtown Houston, began tearing down the shotgun houses and displacing residents. It was then that Rick Lowe decided to act. Lowe, a contemporary artist, helped purchase and renovate 22 shotgun houses in Houston’s Third Ward for what […]

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Is Facebook the New MLS? Were One-Third of Dallas Sales Off-MLS in 2013?

By Candy Evans / April 17, 2014 / 8 Comments

The day started with a few tweets from Rob Hahn, the founder and managing partner of 7DS Associates, a boutique management consulting firm specializing in corporate strategy, product management, and strategic marketing for real estate and related industries. Gosh, that’s a mouthful. Rob is one of the nation’s loudest voices for change in the real estate […]

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