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Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters, bloggers and consultants. She reports on Dallas real estate for WFAA-TV’s Daybreak with Ron Corning, TXA’s Luxury Dallas and a host of others. She writes for AOL Real Estate, Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News and other national sites. Candy was a longtime editor at D Magazine, where she broke the news on former president George W. Bush’s Dallas home sale on her wildly successful real estate blog, DallasDirt. She is the founder of Dallas-based real estate sites SecondShelters.com, devoted to the vacation home market, and CandysDirt.com, absolutely everything you need to know about real estate in Dallas and North Texas.

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Celebrity Real Estate

Jordan Spieth is unloading this Uptown townhome now that he has a fancy new house

By Candy Evans

PGA golden boy Jordan Spieth has a new address in Preston Hollow, so his Uptown bachelor pad is up for grabs. The location at 4321 Travis St. is walkable to ...


Celebrity Real Estate

PGA golden boy drops a wad of cash on Preston Hollow estate

By Candy Evans

Turns out Jordan Spieth has great taste in real estate: The 21-year-old, Dallas-born PGA golfer recently bought a French-style beaut in Preston Hollow. The house was listed for $2,475 ...


$100 Million House

Inside the most expensive home in Dallas (price tag: $100 million)

By Candy Evans

Back in January 2013, Tom and Cinda Hicks got a lot of national attention when they enlisted Doug Newby to sell their 25-acre Crespi Estate (so named for its original ...


Candy's Dirt

A condo at Victory Park's The House may be the best bang for your high-rise buck

By Candy Evans

I spent some time recently at The House, one of the sleek contemporary high-rises in Victory Park. I am more impressed than ever with the 28-story tower and the values ...


Candy's Dirt

Most talked-about contemporary in Dallas circles back on market for just under $8 million

By Candy Evans

You know this house. Everyone in the neighborhood and beyond talks about it. It is certainly the most expensive home on the block: 6645 Northaven Rd. It has been on ...


Real Estate Rumblings

Check out the skybridge proposed for Preston Center

By Candy Evans

Crow Holdings, which owns the Preston Center Pavilion building, hopes a skybridge will help seal the deal for a grocery store at the popular Dallas retail and restaurant destination. The ...


Covert Real Estate

New site houses hottest undercover real estate listings in Dallas

By Candy Evans

In this white-hot market of low inventory, buyers need an agent with ESP: one who knows which homes will be listed even before their owners do — or at least before ...


Celebrity Real Estate

Deion Sanders' former Prosper palace goes back on market for $12.9 million

By Candy Evans

Well, this is a surprise. Back in November, Deion Sanders’ former 29,000-square-foot estate sold at auction with Concierge Auctions for under $4 million, to one of eight registered bidders ...


Celebrity Real Estate

Troy Aikman puts one of his Highland Park mansions on the market

By Candy Evans

UPDATE: The asking price has gone up to $5.95 million. --- Was it really a year and a half ago that we told you about Troy Aikman’s Highland Park ...


Celebrity Real Estate

Auction winner gets a deal on Deion Sanders' former Prosper estate

By Candy Evans

Deion Sanders’ former Prosper estate went up for auction on November 18, and someone sure got a deal: just under $4 million. The property was once marketed for $21 million ...


Candy's Dirt

Forestwood owners plan for fancy facelift at forgotten North Dallas corner

By Candy Evans

It’s about time the northwest corner of Inwood Road and Forest Lane, known as “Forestwood,” gets a much-needed facelift. In fact, it’s going to be a gut job ...


Party Mansion

Luxurious mega-villa at Preston and Walnut Hill was built to entertain — a lot

By Candy Evans

You have probably seen this house a thousand times and wondered what it looks like inside. Well, now is your chance, because 9625 Preston Rd. is on the market for ...


Candy's Dirt

Check out Lee Trevino's no-longer-secret $13 million Preston Hollow estate

By Candy Evans

When the home at 4906 Park Ln. was previously on the market, the owner’s identities were kept secret. But now Penny Cook of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s has the ...


Fantasy Football House

Deion Sanders' sporty Prosper wonderland heads to auction block with no reserve

By Candy Evans

We so predicted this, but now it’s official: The Proper estate of former Dallas Cowboys football star and Prime Prep Academy founder Deion Sanders will head to the auction ...


Candy's Dirt

Inside the Philip Johnson-designed stunner just listed in Dallas for $27.5 million

By Candy Evans

Get ready, Strait Lane, and look your best. On Wednesday afternoon, a select group of top Dallas real estate agents will glide through the renovated Philip Johnson home at 10210 ...


Real Estate Misdeeds

Did John Wiley Price alleged co-conspirator Kathy Nealy buy her own condo out of foreclosure?

By Candy Evans

According to a public document called a Rescission of Substitute Trustee's Sale and Cancellation of Substitute Trustee's Deed, Kathy Nealy, an alleged co-conspirator of John Wiley Price's ...


Candy's House of the Week

DISD superintendent Mike Miles' North Dallas ranch up for grabs

By Candy Evans

While Dallas Independent School District superintendent Mike Miles awaits word from an independent review by former U.S. Attorney Paul Coggins, his North Dallas home, near Forest Lane and Midway ...


Candy's Dirt

Troy Aikman downsizes to Park Cities mansion

By Candy Evans

I am learning more about the way-cool Park Cities home Troy Aikman snapped up near McCulloch Intermediate School and Highland Park High School, after he sold his carefully crafted estate ...


Bye Bye Valley Ranch?

Where Tony Romo goes, do the Dallas Cowboys follow?

By Candy Evans

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice, are building a new house in Glen Abbey, a lush, gorgeous and oh-so-secure gated community in Far North Dallas. Really, where ...


Candy's House of the Week

Price slashed by $1 million on most amazing contemporary home in Dallas

By Candy Evans

I have just returned from Atlanta, which is a nice town, but I don’t miss it. And while I was gone, one of the most amazing contemporary homes in ...


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