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Best in the Biz: Saluting the Stoneleigh’s Donna Smith

By Elaine Raffel / May 11, 2020 / 5 Comments

I understood immediately why publisher Candy Evans wanted Donna Smith to be named “Best in the Biz.” The charismatic Residences at the Stoneleigh sales manager obviously knows how to get things done.

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Pitch-Perfect North Texas Open Houses For Your Weekend Planning

By Bethany Erickson / July 25, 2019 / 0 Comments
North Texas

Just yesterday we noticed something — our usual slow summer just wasn’t happening. The market here in North Texas is still moving quickly.  If you’re a Realtor, you may be wondering how your listing will stand out among the sea of open houses and other listings. Fortunately, we have some answers, and one of them […]

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CandysDirt Wins Award at NAREE With Story Linking Healthcare to Housing Insecurity

By Candy's Dirt / June 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
awards

Our Bethany Erickson won at the National Association of Real Estate Editor’s 69th Annual Journalism Awards last night with a report on how affordable healthcare impacts housing security. The judges said: “This in-depth piece on how basic to catastrophic illnesses affect someone’s ability to pay their mortgage is based on a study that was the […]

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Late-Bloomers To Home Ownership, Couple Now Ready to Sell Oak Lawn Townhome

By Bethany Erickson / February 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
Oak Lawn

When self-described “late-bloomers” Meltem Ballan and Nathen Hinson made their first foray into the Dallas real estate market when they bought their Oak Lawn townhome in 2013, it was almost as renters. “My husband and I are in our 40s,” Ballan said. “I studied too long to have a Ph.D., and never married until I […]

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Getting the Dirt on Two Open Houses — Thanks to Facebook

By Bethany Erickson / November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Getting the Dirt

As we mentioned last week, we’ve debuted two new Facebook groups designed to provide a platform for the house hunter and the Realtor alike, and all those businesses also make homeownership possible. This week’s roundup of open houses features two house that came to us during our Open House Roundup feature that we have on […]

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New Ways to Engage With CandysDirt Staff

By Bethany Erickson / November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
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It’s been a few weeks since we announced some pretty major staff changes here at CandysDirt, and what has followed since that announcement has been pretty exciting, we think. One of the biggest things the editorial board — which is made up of founder and publisher Candy Evans, executive editor Jo England, and me — […]

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