Condo living

This Chic Turtle Creek Condo Will Sway You Towards Apartment Living

By Candy's Dirt / May 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

People are making the move from expansive homes with huge backyards to luxurious condos for many reasons. Part of it could be that apartments are inherently more low maintenance, but another reason is that it’s a liberating change of pace to be in walking distance of raved-about restaurants, amazing shopping, and lush nature parks and […]

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Very Good? DCAD Ratings Show a Deep Divide Over Desirability

By Jon Anderson / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Central Appraisal District and I have very different opinions on what is considered “desirable,” it seems. Last year I began to notice a change in how DCAD valued certain multi-family and high-rise condo properties. Specifically, I noticed that The Warrington units of the same floor plan and judged as being in the same […]

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Epic Photography Brings Buyers Into Claridge Unit’s Inner World

By Jon Anderson / March 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own.] It’s been a while since I’ve visited the Claridge straddling Turtle Creek at Lemmon Avenue. In 2016, CandysDirt.com hosted a four-unit simultaneous open house that reintroduced us all to homes in the same building with different stories to tell. I called those […]

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Modern Design Plus Plenty of Storage Makes This Azure Unit Stand Out

By Joanna England / February 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Azure is a building that draws plenty of buyers thanks to its beautiful design and great Uptown location. But how often do you get to see a one-bedroom condo that offers the top three asks for almost every condo buyer? This unit, represented by Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate’s Jarrad Barnes, is the perfect alchemy […]

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Low-Rise Flats: Up In The Air Without Sky-High HOA Dues

By Jon Anderson / February 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own.] I recently suggested that builders lay off the endless blocks of cookie-cutter townhouses with their all-too-familiar floor plans. I see them as an inefficient use of space that invariably cost homebuyers more for the same amount of usable space. They’re the real […]

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Re-Do or Re-Done: Hawaiian Duo on Diamond Head Offer Choice

By Jon Anderson / November 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Back in 1982, two oceanfront thirds of an acre caught the eye of a developer who created a four-unit community behind private gates. Called Ku’u Makana it’s located in Honolulu at the foot of Diamond Head crater on the island of Oahu.  Each of the four units are identical 3,536 square feet indoors and another […]

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