Joel Kotkin

Joel Kotkin: Oligarchal Socialism — aka the Gig Economy — How Could It Affect Real Estate?

By Candy Evans / September 5, 2018 / 2 Comments
Gig Economy

  I adore Joel Kotkin and agree with most everything he writes. In fact, I have written for him, and wish I had time to do more. By the way, don’t ever let anyone tell you that blogging is fast and easy. It’s not. All writing sucks up an inordinate amount of time. When I […]

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The Boo Boo’ed Blue States on “Fiscal Crack” While We (!!) Attract the Affluent

By Candy Evans / February 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

Dare I say it — after all I’m a transplant, too, from Illinois, though I got here as quick as I could: tell these immigrants they are welcome, but leave their higher tax and social spending mentalities back in their previous home state!   Last couple weeks have been a real estate blur. I was […]

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The Boo Boo'ed Blue States on "Fiscal Crack" While We (!!) Attract the Affluent

By Candy Evans / February 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

Dare I say it — after all I’m a transplant, too, from Illinois, though I got here as quick as I could: tell these immigrants they are welcome, but leave their higher tax and social spending mentalities back in their previous home state!   Last couple weeks have been a real estate blur. I was […]

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One More Good Thing to Say About Dallas Before the Year Ends: We Are Fertile, We Have Kids

By Candy Evans / December 27, 2012 / 0 Comments

We like kids, right? Sure we do. Well, we have a lot of them in Dallas/Fort Worth. It’s a good sign when you have a lot of families with little ones visiting Santa and outgrowing their tennies because that means mom and dad will have to buy more. And families need homes to raise the kids, preferably […]

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Surprise, Surprise: Texas is One of the Nation’s Largest Producers of Renewable Energy – So Says Local Green Queen

By Candy Evans / July 3, 2012 / 0 Comments

I love this post on Huffington Post by Anna Clark, who also writes for Joel Kotkin, and who I totally need to re-connect with. Anna is the Green Queen of not just Dallas, but Texas. In her op-ed piece for The Huffington Post, she writes that while the Dallas series may portray as as the […]

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Joel Kotkin is in Fort Worth Today: I Love That He Loves Tejas

By Candy Evans / June 6, 2012 / 0 Comments

I guess what I like about demographer, futurist and urban observer Joel Kotkin is that he is upbeat about both America and Texas, and he shares my gut common sense instinct that most people, families, want to live in homes, not a bunch of scrunched-together apartments. (So why are we building so many in Dallas???) […]

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