National Association Of Real Estate Editors

The State of Dallas Real Estate: Coronavirus

By Candy Evans / March 9, 2020 / 2 Comments

We were supposed to be in Barcelona this week, enjoying a city I have always wanted to visit, attending a friend’s wedding, basking in a pre-celebration of our 40-year marriage. Instead, we went to Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg. I cannot tell you how relaxing it was for one main reason: little or no mention of […]

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Candy’s Media Announces Promotions of Bethany Erickson, Shelby Skrhak

By Candy's Dirt / October 10, 2018 / 1 Comment

From Staff Reports Nearly eight years to the day that Candy Evans began, the online real estate publication that became the flagship news provider of the Candy’s Media brand, the organization announced promotions of two staff members. “I’m absolutely thrilled to announce the promotions of two hard-working journalists in our organization: Bethany Erickson and […]

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Suburban is the New Urban as Town Centers Draw More People Out of Traditional Cities

By Joanna England / June 15, 2016 / 1 Comment

I had the chance to pick the brain of James Lee, 2016 chair of the Counselors of Real Estate, after he presented the Top 10 Issues Affecting Real Estate at the National Association of Real Estate Editors Spring Conference in hot-and-muggy New Orleans. While the full list (available after the jump) was far-reaching in scope, […]

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We Won! Earns 3 Awards From National Association of Real Estate Editors Journalism Competition

By Joanna England / June 13, 2016 / 4 Comments

As executive editor of the CandysMedia family of websites —,, and — I could not be more proud to announce that our team earned three distinctions at the National Association of Real Estate Editors journalism awards in New Orleans last Friday. This year’s convention, the organization’s 50th, had the highest attendance over […]

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First-Time Homebuyers, Millennials are Back, Says Economist Jonathan Smoke at NAREE

By Joanna England / June 24, 2015 / 2 Comments

Candy is in Miami right now, wading through all of the amazing real estate news at the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ annual conference. While we are a little jealous (OK, we are A LOT jealous) of her temporary location and proximity to so many brilliant minds at #NAREE15, we did score this bit […]

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#NAREE15 Kicks Off Today! Stay Tuned to @DallasDirtCandy on Twitter

By Joanna England / June 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

The infamous Jills of @coldwellbanker rocking their #NAREE15 panel on luxury real estate @eliselipoff — Josh Salman (@JoshSalman) June 24, 2015 The annual conference of the National Association of Real Estate Editors kicks off today with some really fabulous panels. Candy landed in Miami this morning and is already covering the Luxury Real Estate […]

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