RIP

Celebration of Life For Builder Tom Greico Planned Jan. 30

By Joanna England / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

We here at CandysDirt.com are still mourning the abrupt, shattering loss of renowned builder Tom Greico.  Tom, a Dallas Builders Association Honored Life Director, a CandysDirt.com preferred builder and founding partner of this website, an eclectic Dallas figure, and a brilliant home builder who pioneered modern vision in many Dallas neighborhoods when most of us were […]

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Tom Greico, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / January 14, 2019 / 10 Comments

  We regret to inform our community of the passing of Tom Greico, a Dallas Builders Association Honored Life Director, a CandysDirt preferred builder and founding partner of this website, an eclectic Dallas figure, and a brilliant home builder who pioneered modern vision in many Dallas neighborhoods when most of us were just learning what […]

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Caroline Rose Hunt, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Caroline Rose Hunt, oil heiress, daughter of legendary oil wildcatter H.L. Hunt, and the woman who pioneered Uptown in Dallas, has died at age 95. She was a Dallas-based philanthropist, hotelier, author, real estate investor, world traveler, gourmet, entrepreneur, mother of five, grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 23. Caroline Rose Hunt was also once the richest […]

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RIP: After Four Year Battle With Pancreatic Cancer, Allie Beth Allman and Dallas Lose Jack Jacobs

By Candy Evans / June 11, 2018 / 1 Comment

Word came early today that Allie Beth Allman & Associates executive vice president Jack Jacobs, adoring father and husband to luxury real estate powerhouse Doris Jacobs, father to their two beautiful powerhouse daughters, passed over the weekend. Jack, who passed away early Sunday morning, June 10, losing his four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.  “We cannot […]

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Tracye R. Levit, R.I.P.

By Candy Evans / February 26, 2018 / 1 Comment
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House Nightmare: the Body in the Walls

By Heather Hunter / June 29, 2017 / 1 Comment

I sometimes refer to our current home as “the nightmare house.” Since moving in a year ago, the list of expensive (and downright gross) repairs we’ve had to undertake is the stuff of bad dreams. But that’s really all hyperbole. Singed electrical boxes and floors that reek of dog urine are not my actual nightmare. […]

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