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What Do You Think About Real Estate DoucheBags? Do We Have Any in Dallas? How About Fort Worth?

By Candy Evans / August 27, 2013 / 18 Comments

Oh! I totally forgot to tell you about how these Wall Street big whigs tried to cheat a Realtor in the Hamptons out of a summer rental commission. One even happened to be a lawyer! Few months ago, a real estate broker at Rosehip Partners showed a couple of Wall Streeters around some rental properties, as reported by […]

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Holy Schmoly More Than Half of All U.S. Homes Sold Last Year Financed by Cash — Goldman Sachs

By Candy Evans / August 22, 2013 / 6 Comments

This caught my eye in the Wall Street Journal last week: “more than half of all homes sold last year and so far in 2013 have been financed without a mortgage, according to an analysis by economists at Goldman Sachs Group.” According to the analysts, 20% of all homes sold before the housing crash were […]

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President Obama’s SOTU Address: This Man Just Doesn’t Get Housing, God Bless Him. Maybe He Should Consult With Michael Lewis?

By Candy Evans / January 25, 2012 / 0 Comments

Oh my, on the housing real estate front, his SOTU speech was even more dissappointing than I had anticipated. While President Obama spoke, I was at the rain-drenched McFarlin Auditorium at SMU hearing out Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short and his latest book I am dying to devour, Boomerang. I thought it ironic […]

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More On That Flower Mound Squatter Who Claims Home Ownership for $16 Bucks: He’s Got Himself a Swimming Pool

By Candy Evans / July 21, 2011 / 10 Comments

Everyone is talking about the guy in Flower Mound — Kenneth Robinson — who moved into a $300,000 home at 2205 Waterford Drive and is claiming adverse possession. Dallas — actually, Flower Mound, has been making the national media rounds on this story. And Curbed graciously pointed out that Flower Mound is also the home […]

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George and Laura Bush at Their Second Home: a Life Less Stressful on the Ranch

By Candy Evans / April 2, 2011 / 0 Comments

The New York Times ran this wonderful interview with former First Lady Laura Bush on April 1, I hope the link to the slide show works — never know with the pay walls these days. In the interview, she says she didn’t know she was stressed until they moved back home,¬† Barney and Miss Beazely […]

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