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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

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

By Candy Evans

Was it really a year and a half ago that we told you about Troy Aikman’s Highland Park real estate moves from Highland to Normandy to St. Johns? Almost ...


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 ...


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 ...


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