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Texas Residential Inventory at Smallest in 3.5 Years, Luxury Homes Flood Market

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

By David S. JonesSenior Editor, The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University Empty shelves at the supermarket are not the only shortage created by the pandemic. Homes are in short supply, too.  “Unless a buyer is looking for a luxury home, there are fewer to choose from,” says Dr. Jim Gaines, chief economist for […]

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Why We Love Fort Worth: You Can Order Your Chick Fil-A on Horseback

By Candy Evans / February 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

You can take your horse through the drive-through at Chick Fil A in Fort Worth. And the cops wear cowboy hats, whether on horseback or behind the multiple horsepower of a car. (Hat tip to Andy Bearden, Insight Realty Network in Fort Worth.)

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Texas Energy Costs Not the Worst in the Nation, Unless …

By Bethany Erickson / July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Texas isn’t the worst when it comes to energy costs (that dubious honor goes to Connecticut) or the best (Washington D.C.). In fact, the Lone Star State is toward the bottom when it comes to overall costs, however, anybody with an electric bill and a desire to avoid sweating will be wholly unsurprised to know […]

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We’re Not Going to Say the Cliche, But … Texas Population Growth is Big

By Bethany Erickson / May 25, 2019 / 0 Comments
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The South and the West have the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., and Texas has a bumper crop of those cities, new population estimates for cities and towns released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau revealed.  Just how many Texas towns and cities showed growth? Three made the top 15 most populous cities in […]

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How Did Texas Fare in Best States Ranking? Eh …

By Candy's Dirt / May 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t the worst, either — and in parts, Texas is not so bad, an analysis of the state’s Best States ranking from U.S. News and World Report recently revealed. The Lone Star State earned the 38th spot overall this year, with bright spots in fiscal stability and […]

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