Best Dallas Suburbs

Back-to-the-City Trend Reversing: Suburbanization Returns

By Candy Evans / September 19, 2019 / 1 Comment

For years we have been hearing that it’s all about urbanization: everyone is moving into the city core, desiring higher density housing like apartments and condos, Millennials and Baby Boomers alike. The high life!  Certainly if you are leading or running a large city like Dallas, the chart to the right might want to make […]

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Ebby Halliday Helps First-Time Homebuyers Find Their Perfect Properties

By Candy Evans / July 28, 2017 / 0 Comments
Ebby Halliday Helps First-Time Homebuyers Find Their Perfect Properties | CandysDirt.com

A new WalletHub study paints an exciting picture for DFW. Four North Texas cities were named in the top 10 places nationwide for first-time homebuyers: McKinney, Frisco, Allen, and Richardson.  The Ebby Halliday Companies, which includes Dallas-based Ebby Halliday Realtors and Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, as well as Fort Worth-based Williams Trew Real Estate, garnered 11.13 percent of the […]

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Farmers Branch Renaissance Turning Once Sleepy Suburb Into Vibrant City

By Leah Shafer / May 6, 2016 / 1 Comment

Once upon a time, a decade or two ago, Farmers Branch was a sleepy suburb with older homes, older shopping centers, and older infrastructure. It wasn’t a bad place to live, but it wasn’t exactly topping the charts of vibrant cities in DFW. The housing stock, in particular, was fraying around the edges and many aging residences needed […]

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Four of The Top 10 Suburbs in Texas Are in Collin County, And Allen Ranks in The Top Five

By Joanna England / May 19, 2015 / 2 Comments

  We’re really not shocked to see that Murphy, Allen, Frisco, and McKinney were all in the top 10 of Niche Local’s “Best Suburbs in Texas” list. These four Collin County suburbs focus on great schools, fantastic public amenities, and drawing some of the best retail in the region to their towns. Niche looked at […]

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Texas Takes Four Spots in Kiplinger’s 10 Cheapest Cities You Want to Live in

By Joanna England / September 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

  I’m sure Augusta, Ga., is really nice and all, but do you really want to live there? Isn’t it a better place to visit? That’s why Kiplinger’s broke down it’s well-known list of “cheapest cities to live in” and spawned it’s list of “cheapest cities you want to live in.” That’s a pretty significant distinction, […]

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