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Not a Fan? Seven Ceiling Fan Options For All You Haters

By Bethany Erickson / June 30, 2019 / 0 Comments
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It all started when a friend posted on Facebook, asking if she’d be crazy to remove the ceiling fans from her home right now. “Um, yes, this is Texas and it is summer,” was pretty much the universal response. But this got us thinking — what if you really hate fans? And how many people out […]

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Questionable Choices Plus CandysDirt Staff Equals This Wednesday WTF

By Bethany Erickson / January 30, 2019 / 3 Comments

It started with one photo of questionable design acumen showing up in my Facebook feed. Of course, I had to show it to my coworkers, I mean, have you been here before? Getting my coworkers to react to the things I find while looking for the Wednesday WTF is like 22.3 percent of the fun […]

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From Facebook: Kitchen Islands — Yay or Nay?

By Bethany Erickson / December 7, 2018 / 3 Comments
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We all have our own list of things that are on trend, but maybe don’t excite us. Shiplap. Inspirational phrases on walls. Soaking tubs. But when one writer said she hated her kitchen island, we decided to ask our readers if they harbored similar disgruntlement against the fairly ubiquitous feature. Realtor.com writer Cathie Ericson said: […]

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From Facebook: Are Open Houses Really Worth It?

By Bethany Erickson / November 10, 2018 / 2 Comments
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We hear the question from time to time — are open houses really worth the time and effort? After finding several debates in various real estate and business publications, we took to Facebook and Instagram to ask our readers what they thought.

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Getting the Dirt on Two Open Houses — Thanks to Facebook

By Bethany Erickson / November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
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As we mentioned last week, we’ve debuted two new Facebook groups designed to provide a platform for the house hunter and the Realtor alike, and all those businesses also make homeownership possible. This week’s roundup of open houses features two house that came to us during our Open House Roundup feature that we have on […]

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From Facebook: What Do You Do With an Uncooperative Seller?

By Bethany Erickson / October 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
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This week’s Friday Question had its genesis in a conundrum we faced here at CandysDirt — we found a local listing that was quite well, not conducive to good marketing of a home, to put it delicately. At the time, we talked amongst ourselves about why the photos in the listing may have looked the […]

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