Green Building

Monday Morning Millionaire: A Thoroughly Modern Metal Sustainable Masterpiece in… Farmers Branch!

By Candy Evans / November 2, 2015 / 2 Comments

Recently I was asked my thoughts on a neighborhood changing its name. While that story is in production, I will say this: if ever there was a community that should change its name, that would be Farmers Branch. Why? Because there are some gorgeous homes in Farmers Branch, very upscale, sleek and sophisticated, and the […]

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A Unique Home Requires Unique Marketing to Find The Right Buyer, Says Barbara Arredondo

By Joanna England / July 14, 2015 / 7 Comments

There are a few Dallas homes that are so unique that they earn a permanent spot in the bit of our brains exclusively wired for real estate. For me, this Eastwood midcentury modern that was completely re-imagined by architect D’J Perkison is one of those homes. You probably had the distinct pleasure of touring this […]

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Green is Good! Celebrate Earth Day With These Five LEED-Certified North Texas Homes

By Joanna England / April 22, 2015 / 1 Comment

Happy Earth Day, CandysDirt.com readers! What a wonderful day to celebrate everything easy on the Earth, things that go in the ground, and all of the fabulous homes that help to reduce your ecological footprint using energy-efficient design and finishes. Today we want to show off the great variety of homes you can find on […]

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Free Sustainability Conference on Friday Featuring Trammell S. Crow

By Joanna England / March 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Ready to make your great business dream a reality? Lancaster’s Cedar Valley College, a Dallas County Community College District campus, is hosting a sustainable communities conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, featuring real estate scion and Earth Day Texas founder Trammell S. Crow as the keynote speaker, as well as soil biologist […]

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Top Ten 2015 Homebuilding Trends from DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2015 / 6 Comments

The homebuilding market in DFW is super hot, and with a new year comes new trends. Candy already mentioned the emergence of the skullery, but there’s more! We’ve asked the best and brightest North Texas homebuilders to look into their crystal balls and make predictions about homebuilding trends for 2015. They’ve also given us some […]

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DFW Solar Home Tour This Weekend Shows Off Houses With Bright Futures

By Marc Lee / October 3, 2013 / 6 Comments

Home tour season has heated up and the DFW Solar Tour this Saturday is the hottest of them all. More than 30 homes and and buildings with solar energy systems will be open to the public across the Dallas area. The self-guided tour organized by the North Texas Renewable Energy Group is part of a […]

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