Real Estate, Relocation Leaders To Convene for North Texas Conference

By April Towery / September 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

  The North Texas Relocation Professional fall conference is just around the corner, and professionals will be gathering to hear speakers, network with one another, and check out a host of vendors. Set for Oct. 3, the conference at the Omni Hotel at Park West (1590 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway, Dallas) costs $150 for members […]

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7 Things No One Tells You About Moving to Texas

By Contributor / November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Jenny Harrison Special Contributor Pop culture stereotypes have ruined the image of Texas — the brave and beloved Lone Star State. For those who haven’t been there or haven’t met someone from Texas, it is the state of short-tempered rednecks, wild cowboys, and dumb blondes. The reality, however, is different and shockingly more interesting. […]

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Rest Up For The Black Tie Moving Country Concert!

By Candy Evans / January 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Thursday, Feb. 15, is the first “Black Tie Country Concert” featuring performances by Rascal Flatts, and more!  The evening is brought to us by Dustin Black and the folks at Black Tie Moving. “We are bringing the DFW real estate community together for one special night full of music, food, drinks, networking, and giving back,” […]

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Gone To Texas (Again): Lone Star State Ranks No. 2 For Relocation

By Joanna England / January 4, 2017 / 1 Comment

We already know the “why” behind people moving to Texas: Jobs. But what about the “where” and “how many”? In the just released Texas relocation report from the Texas Association of Realtors, Texas was ranked as the second most popular relocation destination. “The diverse job opportunities and high quality of life in Texas continues to […]

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Jamba Juice Moving to Frisco: Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Team On Way To Cali To Meet Employees

By Candy Evans / May 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

As you may have heard, Jamba Juice is moving its headquarters to North Texas. Specifically, Frisco. I want to note that the company, headquartered in Emeryville, California, will be getting $800,000 in grants from the City of Frisco and the Texas Enterprise Fund. Yes, that means that the company is getting a “bribe” to relocate […]

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Ready to Sell Your Home? Karen Eubank Offers 5 Tips to Declutter on the Double

By Karen Eubank / February 16, 2016 / 1 Comment

Getting ready to sell your house can be overwhelming. The first word your Realtor is going to mention is “declutter.” Then the stager will come in and remark that items need to be stored because it’s hard to see the gorgeous architectural details with your beautiful furniture blocking the columns and impeding the view. What […]

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WalletHub Doesn’t Think Dallas is The Best Place to Retire, But it’s Not Bad

By Jon Anderson / September 25, 2015 / 2 Comments

WalletHub released its 2015 list of the best and worst places to retire based on 23 metrics across the 150 largest cities in the USA. Texas is a mixed bag. Unsurprisingly, six of the top 10 are in Florida (4) and Arizona (2) – states with no income taxes and long-time targets of the retirement […]

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‘Remote Control’ Real Estate: From Tokyo to Dallas With Love (Sorry San Antonio!)

By Jon Anderson / April 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

Coinciding with cherry blossom season, I received a note from a reader in Japan (Candy covers the world!). The writer, an American school teacher is contemplating relocating back to the US in a couple of years. She’s specifically looking at midrise and highrise buildings in Dallas with a view. Her idea of “view” could be […]

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House Hunting: Single Mom Sold House in 52 Hours, Can’t Decide Where to Move

By Leah Shafer / April 8, 2015 / 9 Comments

Lisa Long is a single mother and pottery teacher in Richardson ISD who recently decided to sell her three-bedroom Irving house after five years and move closer to work. Long found herself in a situation emblematic of the fast-and-furious pace of the North Texas real estate market: Her house was on the market for 52 […]

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Got Kids? 8 Tips to Make Moving Stress Free For Families

By Karen Eubank / October 27, 2014 / 0 Comments

  By Karen Eubank Moving can be a traumatic time in the life of any child. Leaving the home they’ve grown up in or have important memories of, to head off for something unknown, is always tricky. House showings can be particularly stressful. Turning your home selling process into an adventure takes a little planning […]

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