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This Historic Italianate Craftsman is a Rare Highland Park Luxury Lease

By Karen Eubank / May 30, 2020 / 1 Comment

Properties like this historic Italianate Craftsman on Miramar Avenue rarely come up for sale, much less for lease. However, the present owners are not quite ready to let this beautiful lady go, and I can see why. She was built in 1920 for Mr. Gibson, a Waco cotton merchant who sadly died before he could […]

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A Highland Park Modern Spanish Eclectic with A Santa Barbara Vibe

By Karen Eubank / February 18, 2019 / 4 Comments

When I spotted this Highland Park Modern Spanish Eclectic mansion I was, as they say in Britain, completely besotted. Although that’s a word generally used about people, we feel pretty deeply about the homes we write about at CandysDirt.com. So it’s not unusual for us to be utterly infatuated with a property like this gorgeous […]

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Property Tax Pain About to Get Real, And Here’s How to Manage It

By Joshua Baethge / February 13, 2019 / 1 Comment

Complaints about skyrocketing property tax bills are nothing new, but few people take the time to find out exactly what goes into that number. For many, fighting property taxes has not been a priority because they could ultimately write-off the amount on their income taxes. That changes this year. Under the guidelines of the Tax […]

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Sam Wyly’s Highland Park Tudor Estate Hits the Market

By Karen Eubank / July 10, 2017 / 2 Comments

You’ve probably driven by this Tudor estate every Christmas, slowed down, and gawked just like thousands of others. There have always been the most astonishing holiday displays in the front yard. If you’ve lived in Dallas very long, you’ll know it belongs to philanthropist and entrepreneur Sam Wyly. Although Wyly’s resume takes up an entire page […]

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Highland Park Chic Modern Colonial is a Timeless Beauty

By Karen Eubank / April 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Very few homes stand the test of time. Our Inwood National Bank House of the Week is an incredibly chic modern colonial that looks as if it was renovated last year, not in 1996. It takes skill, knowledge, dedication, and talent to ensure a home does not become dated, and we’ve never seen a better […]

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Highland Park Georgian is a Flawless Fusion of Symmetry and Style

By Karen Eubank / October 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

What is it about a Georgian house that offers instant appeal and imparts an immediate sense of gracious living? History for one. Georgian architecture has been around since the 1700s, and some of the most recognizable American institutions have been built in this style. From Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello estate to Yale University, the style instills […]

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