Real estate politics

Northaven Trail Village Development Caught in Political Crossfires of District 13

By Candy Evans / April 30, 2019 / 4 Comments

It is not enough that the hotly contested District 13 City Council race between Laura Miller and Jennifer Staubach Gates has frozen forward progress Behind the Pink Wall, keeping victims of the Preston Place fire in limbo as to their financial future. Now it could also stymie new home development in Northwest Dallas. About 4.4 […]

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Dallas Taxpayers Subsidizing Apartment TIFs at $94,000 per Unit!

By Candy Evans / May 5, 2017 / 4 Comments

  [Editor’s Note: This story is the opinion of the writer and should not be interpreted as an endorsement. CandysDirt.com does not make endorsements in political races — yes, even when our founder is running!] Tomorrow is election day in Dallas, and as you know, I am running for Dallas City Council in District 11. […]

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2016 – Clowns to the Left; Jokers to the Right; Taxpayers in the Middle

By Jon Anderson / January 3, 2017 / 5 Comments

[Editor’s note: The following column is the opinion of Jon Anderson and not the editorial opinion of CandysDirt.com.] Many heralded the end of 2016 with grinding glee. There seemed to be way more bad news on the local, federal, international and celebrity death stages than felt typical.  I wouldn’t try to wade into the national […]

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What President-Elect Trump Will Mean for Business: Two Dallas Execs Weigh In

By Candy Evans / November 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

Let’s face it: this week was kind of an emotional mess. If you were supporting Hillary Clinton and expecting her to win, like most of the media did, nearly all the pollsters, and of course the pundits, you were devastated, cried, and probably feel a bit wrung out by now. If you were a Trump […]

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World Ending? This Possum Kingdom Lake Home with a Bunker is For You

By Jon Anderson / November 11, 2016 / 4 Comments

Were Tuesday’s results a gut punch? Does the impending transfer of power fill you with dread at the prospect of the world ending in an orange haze over a Twitter spat?  Perhaps this home is for you.  It’s located about 140 miles outside Dallas … twice the distance the Nevada Test Site was from Las […]

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President-Elect Trump: Will The Election Outcome Affect Our Real Estate Market?

By Joanna England / November 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

We’re all still reeling from last night, but Realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke had some words to offer Americans. While we have had a pretty stellar seller’s market with home values soaring at unprecedented prices for so long, we were kind of due for a correction anyway. “The lead-up to the election had no impact […]

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