Dallas Realtor News

Texas Real Estate News: Home Sales Hit Historic Highs With Demand, Prices Remaining Lofty and Inventory Low

By Joanna England / November 1, 2013 / 2 Comments

“In the fall, Texas Realtors usually start to catch their breath as the summer selling season draws to a close, but not this year,” said Shad Bogany, chairman of the Texas Association of Realtors. “Demand for Texas homes remains strong, keeping buyers and sellers in the market, and Texas Realtors, busy.” We couldn’t have said […]

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Living Luxe in Southlake: Merlene Ingraham is Selling Her Gorgeous Southlake Home to Move Closer to Dallas' Culture

By Joanna England / September 18, 2013 / 10 Comments

Southlake is such a fabulous town, with great schools, incredible shopping, and beautiful neighborhoods. I just love this area, which is perfect for families with school-aged kids. But what if your nest is empty and you’re not expecting a boomerang kid? Downsizing has probably crossed your mind. That’s what Merlene Ingraham and her husband are […]

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Xplode Dallas and Texas Realtors Conference Will Host 7 Jam-Packed Days in Downtown Dallas Hotels

By Joanna England / September 6, 2013 / 2 Comments

(Photo: Kevin Kretschmar via flickr) CandysDirt.com will be covering Xplode Dallas today and the Texas Association of Realtors annual conference Saturday through Tuesday, and one thing is for sure — we are going to be tired on Wednesday! If you want to learn about increasing your online presence and making the most of social networking, […]

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Crystal Gonzalez May Be Young, But She Has Ambition, Passion, And Deep Dedication To Serving Clients

By Joanna England / August 29, 2013 / 2 Comments

When I first met Crystal Gonzalez, I was impressed. She’s smart but accessible, kind but tough, and above all, she’s passionate about homes. The Lubbock native and David Griffin Realtor lives in Winnetka Heights and strives to serve her community, and Dallas as a whole, as both an agent and a citizen.

Gonzalez, who’s as beautiful as she is busy, sat down and answered a few questions for CandysDirt.com. We’re pleased as punch to have her on the blog! Find out more about this young, insightful Realtor after the jump!

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Outside the Frame: Listing Photos Give a Valuable First Impression, Says First Showing Photography

By Karen Eubank / August 23, 2013 / 0 Comments

(Editor’s Note: This is the fourth and final installment of our “Outside the Frame” series that offers the insights of Dallas’ leading real estate photographers on subjects that are both important and often controversial in the industry. Check out our first, second, and third installments for more.)

Today we chat with Jason of First Showing Photography, who feels that professional photography makes a first impression that sticks with buyers regardless of how a home shows. So why can’t professional photographers manage to charge more for their services? Find out this and more with our final installment of “Outside the Frame” after the jump.

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Dallas Market Reports From CoreLogic, Case-Schiller, and Local Market Monitor Show Record Increases, Optimistic Forecasts

By Joanna England / August 2, 2013 / 4 Comments

It’s Friday, so we want to give you some good news that should hold you over through the weekend’s open houses, while you hover expectantly over the fax machine waiting for a seller to accept your client’s offer. First, the Dallas real estate market has fully recovered to pre-recession levels. Second, foreclosure inventory in Texas […]

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