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Haltom City Ghost Town Roots Help Round Out This Featured Suburb Sunday

By Shelby Skrhak / October 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Haltom City, located just five miles northeast of Fort Worth, has a ghost town in its historical roots. You see, Haltom City’s school district is named Birdville ISD, the scarce remains of a former 1840s-era town called Birdville. (Two churches and a cemetery make up the rest of this ghost lot.) Located to the southeast near […]

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You’ll Want to Come Home to These 3 Plano Houses After a Long Workday

By Shelby Skrhak / September 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Plano has plenty of superlatives like the safest city, the best place to live, and best place to buy a home in America, but the Collin County city has another interesting superlative — #2 hardest-working city in America according to Kempler Industries. Actually, six of the country’s 10 hardest-working cities are in North Texas, including Dallas […]

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Shops at Legacy Townhouse Perfect for Exec on the Go

By Shelby Skrhak / September 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

This is the perfect location for an executive home: geographically in the center of everything at the Shops at Legacy, Legacy West, and the Golden Corridor, but specifically located outside of the shops proper, where parking can be a challenge. Luckily there’s a two-car garage in this three-bedroom, three and half-bath townhouse, listed for $399,000 […]

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Picture Yourself in One of These 3 Homes in ‘The Mound’

By Shelby Skrhak / April 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Affectionately known as “the Mound” by locals, Flower Mound in southeastern Denton County earns a lot of superlatives: Money’s No. 16 best place to live in 2018, Niche’s #14 best public schools in Texas, and CNN Money’s best places to retire. And yes, there is a mound. A 12.5-acre hill in the center of town. […]

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Are These 3 Homes Why Plano Is the Happiest City in America?

By Shelby Skrhak / March 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Plano was named the happiest city in America by Wallethub recently, citing high scores in emotional and physical well-being, income, employment, community, and environment. Yes, but what about more intangible measures of happiness, like whether you’ve got a home that gives you joy or whether you’ve got separate his-and-hers bathrooms. And we’re not just talking […]

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We Love the Variety in These 3 Las Colinas Casas

By Shelby Skrhak / February 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

For this week’s Suburb Sunday, we land in Las Colinas — a suburb that’s not actually a city at all, but a master-planned community located in the entirety of Irving. Built in the 70s, it was one of the first planned communities in the country, and for a time, one of the largest in the south. Las […]

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