New York Times

Are You a Zillow Surfer, Daydreaming About Better Surroundings? It’s Now a Pandemic Pasttime

By Tommy Cummings / December 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sitting at the home-office computer with HGTV playing in the background, we’ve all done it. We’ve watched Chip and Joanna turn a dive into a jewel made of shiplap somewhere in Waco. We’ve seen the House Hunters episode in which a guy in Dallas obsesses over buying a house that looks like a castle. Or […]

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New Netflix Series “Home Edit” Touts Calm Over Clutter

By Elaine Raffel / September 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Once again, in times of pandemic chaos, it’s Netflix to the rescue. On September 9, a new feel-good organization show is making its debut starring Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, Nashville-based founders of the home organization service the Home Edit.

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NYT Publishes Emily Summers’ Highland Park Preservation Home & Design Book!

By Candy Evans / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

They got a few real estate numbers wrong, but what does it matter? It’s the New York Times, right, and they got the design story spot on. Check out this splendidly glowing write up on Emily and Steve Summer’s house (with a well-deserved plug for her forthcoming book, “Distinctly Modern Interiors,” ) in the “affluent Dallas […]

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On MidlandDirt: Home Values Projected to Fall in 2016, Investments Now ‘Speculative’

By Leah Shafer / January 13, 2016 / 0 Comments

The December housing numbers from Local Market Monitor Report are not painting a rosy picture of the real estate market in Midland, and home values are forecast to decrease over the next 12 months. Since their peak in the first quarter of 2015, home prices in Midland have fallen by 3 percent. The average home price in this market […]

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On SecondShelters: Company Captures Estates in Custom Books

By Joanna England / December 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

Beauty seems so fleeting at times. Wouldn’t it be great to capture a moment, your home’s moment, in a book that you could share and hold on to for generations? Read more about the company that can do it — for a price, of course. That’s what Jane Stieren and Bill Lacy did for their Bandera […]

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Why Home Prices Are Rebounding in Some Cities: Supply, Supply, Supply

By Candy Evans / June 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

Really nice piece here in the New York Times explains why we are beginning to see home prices creep — I said CREEP — upwards,  even in markets like Phoenix and Las Vegas: lack of inventory. It’s a very similar situation here in parts of Dallas, mostly the Park Cities, Preston Hollow, and Lakewood: hip […]

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