Downsizing

This Bluffview House Is Pending Contract and Now Everything Inside Is For Sale

By Shelby Skrhak / November 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

The founder and owner of Dallas-based St. Bernard Sports is downsizing from his gorgeous Wilson Fuqua-designed home in Bluffview and Highland Park Market Estate Sales is helping sell the family’s beautiful collection of home furniture and decor they describe as “nothing short of WOW!” The home at 4704 Wildwood, listed for $3.095 million by LeeLee Gioia […]

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Life Is Short, So Don’t Wait For Retirement to Enjoy the Lake

By Candy Evans / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Cindy O’Gorman Guest Contributor Cindy O’Gorman of Ebby Halliday shares reasons why downsizing to resort-living places like White Bluff Resort at Lake Whitney could be a perfect fit.  It’s time to trade unused square footage for quality of life. The real estate market is primed for prudent investors who realize sometimes less truly is […]

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Title Tip: The Big Ds of Real Estate

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / April 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor There is more than one Big D in Dallas-area real estate. These important “Big Ds” represent the circumstances that often demand that someone sell their property. I’m talking about death, divorce, downsizing, disaster, debt, and default. These difficult situations can make transferring the title to a property more complicated. Folks […]

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Supporting A Parent Through the Decision to Downsize

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 4, 2019 / 2 Comments
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By Nancy Peham Special Contributor We all reach a point in life where it makes sense to downsize. The first step is to realize, accept, and decide that the time has come to move forward with the process. As adult children, we can support our parents’ decision in several ways.  We can provide emotional support, […]

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EBTH Makes Dallas Design District Debut

By Joanna England / November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

The idea behind EBTH, which stands for Everything But The House, is pretty straightforward. As you downsize, you’re often left with scores of new belongings that won’t fit in your new digs. The traditional estate sale model can be laborious, even with full-service sales that take over your home for a day or two. And […]

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How Architect Allan Ross Designed the Spectacular Bentley Place for Downsizing

By Candy Evans / November 1, 2018 / 3 Comments

When Dallas architect Allan Ross conceptualized Bentley Place in Greenway Parks, he designed the eight-villa luxury development with at least one specific type of home buyer in mind: downsizers. At last month’s CandysDirt.com Staff Party, we gabbed with the noted architect about a mind-boggling virtual reality tour of Bentley Place (seriously, mind-boggling!) and discussed some […]

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