Dallas Highrise Living

‘Remote Control’ Real Estate: From Tokyo to Dallas With Love (Sorry San Antonio!)

By Jon Anderson / April 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

Coinciding with cherry blossom season, I received a note from a reader in Japan (Candy covers the world!). The writer, an American school teacher is contemplating relocating back to the US in a couple of years. She’s specifically looking at midrise and highrise buildings in Dallas with a view. Her idea of “view” could be […]

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Are HOAs Performance Art? Jon Anderson Wonders Where They Find These People

By Jon Anderson / March 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

HOA Boards are better than anything playing at the Winspear. What should be the stuff of banality and tedium are often filled with grade-school antics. Since posting the sharewithjon@candysdirt.com email address, a few readers have supplied their own stories to add to my own. Here’s a sample… Imaginary Degrees and Intimidation One reader spoke of […]

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Renovating in a Highrise, Part 1: Planning, Planning, Planning

By Jon Anderson / March 9, 2015 / 1 Comment

By Jon Anderson Special Contributor Over the past few weeks you’ve read my bias towards buying and rehabilitating older high-rise condos. They’re cheaper, generally larger, and (in voce real estate-o) full of potential. But renovating is a bit of a headache no matter where it’s being done. So once you’ve settled on your location, location, […]

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