April Towery

April Towery studied journalism at Texas A&M University and has been an award-winning reporter and editor for more than 20 years. She’s covered everything from city council meetings to Death Row executions. Her favorite things to write are feature stories and humorous columns. She loves to make people laugh. She won first place in humorous column writing, second place in news writing and third place in serious column writing at the 2019 South Texas Press Association Awards and picked up first place in humorous writing at the 2018 Texas Press Association awards ceremony. She has numerous other recognitions, including the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ first-place award for special reporting, citing her continuous coverage of the College Station City Council and its violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act in 2006. She is the daughter of a longtime real estate appraiser and at one time knew her way around a floor plan. She lives in Wylie and is learning daily about real estate, architecture, and housing trends.

A Little Pop Of Color Brings Wow Factor To This Junius Heights Craftsman

By April Towery / February 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sometimes it just takes a little pop of color — bright blue in this case — to elevate a home from casual interest to “the one.”  This special Tuesday Three Hundred at 5605 Worth St. in Dallas has just the little eye-catching features you’ll be telling your friends about.  It has three bedrooms, two full […]

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Dilbeck-Designed Lobello House Open For Tours March 7

By April Towery / February 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

A well-known Dallas real estate gem will be open for tours next month, one in four of American mortgage holders don’t know what their rate is, and accessibility for those with physical disabilities goes without much consideration in the local housing market, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Dilbeck-designed Lobello House Open […]

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Preston Hollow Rental Of The Week Has All You Need and More

By April Towery / February 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

We live in a world where “cute” means “small.” A “fixer-upper” might be in shambles. If the school district isn’t mentioned in the first paragraph of the listing, it could be a problem. But put your preconceived notions aside and rest assured there will be no surprises with this Rental of the Week. This Preston […]

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Move On Up To A Deluxe Highland Park Apartment

By April Towery / February 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

Apartment life is underrated. There’s a four-bedroom, five-bathroom beauty in Highland Park just waiting for a tenant. We can’t figure out why in some places it’s listed as an apartment, but call it what you want. It covers 6,812 square feet, with a living room, dining area, fireplace, private pool, and two-car garage. Again in […]

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Check Out This Affordable Sweet Spot In Sachse

By April Towery / February 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

You can get a lot for a little in a best-kept secret on the outskirts of the city. Sachse, Texas, population 25,000, sits in Collin and Dallas counties, off Texas Highway 78. It’s about a mile from the President George Bush Turnpike and Firewheel Town Center, with residents attending schools in both Wylie and Garland […]

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Change In Broker Fees Will Cost Jobs And Increase Rents, Experts Say

By April Towery / February 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

New York braces for change in how broker fees are handled, developers break ground on Deep Ellum project, and Denton’s Carriage Square is being redeveloped, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Change In Broker Fees Will Cost Jobs And Increase Rents, Experts Say New York’s Department of State recently reversed the tenant-pays-broker-fee […]

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