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Tune In: Bethany Erickson Chats About Dallas ISD and Real Estate in Turn and Talks Podcast

By Joanna England / August 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

We couldn’t be more pleased to have Bethany Erickson on our team. She’s our dedicated education reporter, covering a contentious school board election, expounding on Dallas ISD’s ongoing struggle to expand pre-K, and dissecting the relationship between real estate and education. Erickson, who doesn’t shy from the difficult subjects, sat down with the Dallas ISD education […]

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Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is: The CandysDirt.com Team Staged 307 N. Waverly Pro Bono

By Candy Evans / April 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

Special Thanks to Shoot2Sell Architectural Photography, CORT Furniture Rental, and Jenn Matt Thatcher Two weeks ago, one of my talented staff writers did what she does best — think outside the box and whip up a great editorial twist to one of our regular Tuesday $200k  posts. You know how we offer up delicious samples of […]

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Modern Remodel in Lochwood is on Trend for 2015

By Joanna England / February 19, 2015 / 2 Comments

A couple of weekends ago a friend messaged me on Facebook, curious about this home on Saxon in Northeast Dallas’ Lochwood neighborhood. The home was once a bland 1950s ranch, not unlike a lot of the homogenous homes in the neighborhood, she said. But it appeared to have been gutted by a very savvy person, […]

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Maximizing Your Curb Appeal: Investing in Luxurious Landscaping Boosts a Home’s Image, says Harold Leidner Landscape Architects

By Joanna England / October 6, 2014 / 1 Comment

Realtors know it, builders know it, sellers know it, and you can be sure buyers pay attention to it, too. Curb appeal is an essential component to selling a house. Whether viewing a house online via photos, or driving through a neighborhood, the first impression is made from the street and with the landscaping. Of […]

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Demolition Woman: How I’m Planning to Survive a Week-Long Bathroom Renovation

By Joanna England / May 29, 2014 / 2 Comments

We live in one of the many charming post-war traditionals in Casa View Haven, a wonderful, up-and-coming neighborhood that is less than a mile from the lake and has a wonderful neighborhood association. We love this neighborhood, our little house, and the huge trees up and down our quiet little — a place where we […]

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Friday Four Hundred: A Tudor That Feels Modern, Sleek, And Still Has Tons of Great Details? And in Hollywood Heights, to Boot!

By Joanna England / March 15, 2013 / 28 Comments

  We feature around five or six great homes every week, and some listings are better than others. I have my favorites, and I’m allowed to pick and choose. It’s a privilege that comes with writing for the top real estate blog in Dallas. Now, we’ve featured some great homes here on CandysDirt.com this week. But this […]

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