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Home Maintenance Projects To Make The Most of Quarantine

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 26, 2020 / 1 Comment

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in for “Upon Closer Inspection.” This post may contain affiliate links. Since many of us are currently stuck at home, it’s a great time to catch up on your home maintenance. […]

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Rogers Healy: How COVID-19 Will Change the Real Estate Industry

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

by Rogers Healy It’s certainly not breaking news that we are living in an age that will change the world forever. Fear is heightened, change is rampant, and uncertainty is growing larger each day. In just a short time, our country has already experienced a vast amount of physical effects from the virus that is […]

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Building Homes in The Age of Social Distancing Has Its Challenges

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Phil CroneExecutive Officer, Dallas Builders Association The last week has been an extraordinary moment for our nation and for the Dallas Builders Association. The battle against this virus is an unprecedented challenge unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetime. The Dallas Builders Association is doing everything in our power to keep the housing industry […]

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Buying A New Build? Watch Out For These Problems

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 18, 2020 / 1 Comment

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in for “Upon Closer Inspection.” If you’re buying a new build, you might think to yourself, “Why would I need a home inspection?” The truth is, you probably need a home […]

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What The Duct is Wrong With Your Grey Ductwork?

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in for “Upon Closer Inspection.” The equipment and materials used in home building are just like your phone: there’s always something newer on the market than what you currently have. Following […]

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Builders: Labor Shortage Stabilizing, Affordability Concerns Increasing

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
Some customers of Bella Vita Custom Homes said they saw little to no progress on their homes, despite promises by the builder.

By Phil CroneSpecial Contributor A recent survey of Dallas Builders Association members indicates builders are managing the ongoing labor shortage, but affordability concerns are mounting. Faced with a shortage of more than 20,000 construction workers, DFW’s construction industry remains hard-pressed to find the workforce needed to keep up with demand.  Nearly 70 percent of builders […]

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