Dallas condos

Centrum de Mayo, Part 1: Forever Views from Balcony to Bathtub in this Centrum Home

By Jon Anderson / April 21, 2016 / 2 Comments

You haven’t been in The Centrum in years (or ever), right?  Well, you should, and you can.  On May 5, CandysDirt.com will be hosting a double open house “Staff Meeting” event at The Centrum we’re calling Centrum de Mayo – with Mattito’s on the ground floor, how could we not? Watch your inbox for your […]

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Cute, Cozy, Contemporary Condo in Uptown is Heaven For a First-Time Buyer

By Joanna England / March 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

For someone moving to Dallas from a more densely populated city, our reliance on cars can be baffling at first. They’ll move to somewhere in East Dallas or Oak Cliff and realize that they’re going to spend 30 minutes in the car just to get to work downtown. POPPYCOCK. Why do that when you can […]

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Preston Center Task Force: The Pink Wall is a Restricted Community, No Section 8 Housing Here!

By Jon Anderson / March 4, 2016 / 1 Comment

Last night I spent time at Preston Tower listening to Steve Dawson, the Pink Wall representative on the Preston Center Task Force explain the area’s poison pills for redevelopment. There are two ways land usage can be shaped. Either through city/municipal zoning or through civil covenants and deed restrictions. According to the Task Force, aside […]

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From Shell to sWan at the W Residences: Why Buying a Blank Canvas Can Be Your Best Bet

By Jon Anderson / November 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Recently I was invited back to The W Residences to see a special transformation … unit number 2404 to be exact. The home was purchased by the current owner as a shell from the developer. It was the second shell purchased after the owner realized the views weren’t quite right.  And kiddos, it’s all about […]

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Smoke on the Wall-ter: More Real Estate Plots Behind the Pink Wall

By Jon Anderson / August 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Several sources have overheard that some of the “natives” are getting restless behind the Pink Wall. Specifically that the two neighboring condo buildings at 6307 and 6306 Diamond Head Circle (Royal Orleans and Diplomat) were seeking an agent to market the properties to developers. One source said a developer (Providence, folks who brought us Preston […]

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Turtle Creek: Smoke on the Water? Part 2: The Prodigal Lots

By Jon Anderson / June 26, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Last week we were at the other end of Turtle Creek. This week we’re sort of in the middle – the Cedar Springs and Turtle Creek area. In these few blocks we have a simmering skirmish, Church rummage sale, a long-time owner looking to raise a poky lot to high-rise heights, and an “ink […]

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