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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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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 ...


Candy's House of the Week

Jennifer Staubach Gates' childhood home hits market for $1.1 million

By Candy Evans

Before they built their 12,000-plus-square-foot dream home over on Ravine Drive, Marianne and Roger Staubach lived at 6912 Edelweiss Cir., just north of LBJ off Hillcrest Road. This is ...


Candy's House of the Week

3 Gatsby-esque Dallas manors that would have suited Daisy just fine

By Candy Evans

F. Scott Fitzgerald is my favorite writer in the world, so I have always been obsessed with The Great Gatsby. On May 9, the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio will bedazzle ...


Candy's House of the Week

Escape the madness and find some peace at this sprawling Celina ranch

By Candy Evans

The news of this past week just got worse by the minute. On Monday, we were in shock over the Boston Marathon bombings. By Friday, Watertown, Massachusetts, looked and sounded ...


Candy's House of the Week

Ross Perot Jr.'s W Dallas Victory penthouse can be yours for $11 million

By Candy Evans

It’s no secret that our real estate market is hotter than blazes. Recently I told you about the most expensive Dallas condos. But one slipped its Architectural Digest-blessed ...


A Grandbaby for the Bushes

Jenna Bush Hager gives birth to George and Laura Bush's first grandchild

By Candy Evans

Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush, who live on Daria Drive in Dallas, gave birth to the former president’s first grandchild Saturday night in ...


Candy's Dirt

Live sky high in the most expensive condos in Dallas

By Candy Evans

In case you haven’t heard, Tim Headington’s 21st floor penthouse at 2525 N. Pearl St. if off the market, purchased by Knoxville couple Moll and Charlie Anderson, who ...


Candy's House of the Week

Bluffview home boasts the most beautiful gardens in Dallas outside the arboretum

By Candy Evans

There’s no better place for an Easter egg hunt than this lush oasis tucked away at 4612 Watagua Rd. in Bluffview. Because this is one of the “cliffier” neighborhoods ...


Candy's House of the Week

Get out of town (sort of) at this his-and-hers contemporary ranch on 115 lush green acres

By Candy Evans

It’s time for a real estate getaway, don’t you think? How about to the Red River Valley one hour north of Dallas, give or take a few for ...


Candy's House of the Week

This contemporary country paradise is way more interesting with Champ d'Or for a neighbor

By Candy Evans

This is an interesting home for many reasons, but mainly because of its neighbor: Champ d’Or. After 10 years on the market, the 30,000-square-foot Champ finally sold at ...


Candy's House of the Week

The next-best penthouse at the Ritz now that Tim Headington's sky pad is off the market

By Candy Evans

Surely you’ve heard that Tim Headington’s glitzy penthouse at the tip top of Tower I of the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton is under contract. The breathtaking 8,228-square-foot ...


Candy's House of the Week

Surprises lurk inside the stately Park Cities home of Dallas Star Kari Lehtonen

By Candy Evans

What is it about Dallas Stars and wallpaper on the ceiling? Maybe staring at all that ice? I don't know, but I sure like it. First, Loui Eriksson wowed ...


Candy's Dirt

T. Boone Pickens manse and Tim Headington condo among the most romantic homes in Dallas

By Candy Evans

My husband learned a long time ago the fastest way to my heart is with dirt — real estate, that is, preferably a beach house, an acre or two in Preston ...


Candy's House of the Week

Peek inside the award-winning Preston Hollow contemporary home inspired by a symphony

By Candy Evans

I first saw 9839 Rockbrook Dr. in the summer of 2010, and I haven’t been the same since. Tucked behind fabulously mature trees in Preston Hollow, this work of ...


Candy's Dirt

Dallas now has the most expensive house for sale in the country. Plus: 4 more of the priciest listings

By Candy Evans

In addition to being W’s hometown, Dallas now has a new distinction: It is home to the most expensive piece of dirt on the market in the United States ...


Candy's House of the Week

Dallas power couple Cindy and Howard Rachofsky sell haute Preston Hollow contemporary

By Candy Evans

Oh, my. Claire Dewar at Briggs Freeman has landed herself a hot one! On Tuesday, she listed the Preston Hollow family home of Dallas art collectors and philanthropists Cindy and ...


Candy's House of the Week

Sexy contemporary condo in Uptown comes fully furnished — right down to the lawn

By Candy Evans

Now I’ve seen everything. “Grass” is not a word we associate with urban living, unless it’s on the roof — or, well, another variety. Uptown and downtown dwellers generally ...


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