COVID-19

Phil Crone: For Dallas Builders, 2020 Was Our Finest Hour

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 7, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Phil Crone Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association What will you tell people when they ask you to describe 2020? What will your story be a decade from now?  I suspect in either case you’ll recall the uncertainty, fear, tragedy, and turmoil that gripped the world. Also, how your business adapted and overcame some of […]

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Here Are 3 Housing Options in Austin For Elon Musk, Our New Texan

By Tommy Cummings / December 28, 2020 / 3 Comments

It looks like California’s continuing exodus into Texas will include Tesla CEO Elon Musk. In face of COVID-19 restrictions this spring, Musk tweeted that he’s had it with California and will be taking his business from Palo Alto, Calif., to Austin, where he’s building a new factory. But the next speculation: Where exactly will Musk […]

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Best of 2020: Is It Better To Read The DMN’s Real Estate Coverage Backwards?

By Jon Anderson / December 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the CandysDirt.com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy!] Jon: You might think my […]

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We May Be In The COVID Home Stretch, But Manchester Plays it Safe With Your Loved Ones

By Candy Evans / December 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Funny how the best Christmas present you can get this year is a vaccine! We may be in the home stretch of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it won’t be long before we can return to a somewhat normal way of living our lives, which will include seeing, visiting and HUGGING our elderly loved ones. Even […]

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Dallas Builders Association Fights Back Against Crippling Permitting Delays

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / December 11, 2020 / 2 Comments

By Phil CroneExecutive Officer, Dallas Builders Association For builders, 2020 has had no shortages of challenges in the City of Dallas. The first, of course, came in March when the Dallas Builders Association’s advocacy played a critical role in keeping housing designated as an essential business.  As housing demand sprung to life across the Metroplex, […]

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Celebrating Holidays in a Pandemic? Festive Sets Makes Family Dinners Fun

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / December 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Whitney JodryFounder, Festive Sets Home has a new meaning and a renewed place in our lives as a result of COVID-19. Over the past nine months or so, home, whether your primary residence or a second home, has been a place of safety and shelter from the pandemic, a source of respite and solitude, […]

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