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Experts Weigh In On Coronavirus’ Potential Impact On Real Estate Market

By April Towery / March 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

There’s a whole lot of talk about Coronavirus right here in Texas — quarantines, canceled events, flight delays, suggestions to wash your hands, debates over whether to wear a mask covering one’s mouth in public — but there’s been little discussion about potential long-term effects to Dallas’ real estate market.  “For long-term investors, this jolt […]

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BREAKING: Ambassador Hotel In Flames, Appears To Be Fully Engulfed

By Bethany Erickson / May 28, 2019 / 2 Comments

Although it’s currently unclear just when the blaze began, reports began to appear around 2 a.m. Tuesday that the currently vacant Ambassador Hotel was in flames. Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived to find the second and third floors burning, and by 2:15 a.m., the structure was fully involved. It appears that more than 45 units […]

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Sources Say Virginia Cook Realtors to Close Shop April 15

By Candy's Dirt / March 25, 2019 / 7 Comments

Staff Reports After 20 years serving the North Texas real estate community, multiple sources have confirmed that Virginia Cook Realtors will close for business on April 15. The brokerage, which has five offices throughout the region, is helmed by its eponymous founder and executive officer Sheila Rice. David Griffin & Company Realtors, formerly a brand […]

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Ebby Halliday Realtors Names Betsy Cameron Sales Leader at Little White House

By Candy's Dirt / March 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports Ebby Halliday Realtors has appointed Betsy Cameron sales manager of its Ebby’s Little White House office. Chris Kelly, president and chief executive officer, recently made the announcement. “A fourth-generation Dallasite with 15 years of real estate experience, Betsy brings proven leadership skills and industry expertise to our iconic Little White House Office […]

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Oak Lawn Neighborhood Peace Pierced by Barrage of Early Morning Gunfire

By Bethany Erickson / July 1, 2018 / 3 Comments
Oak Lawn Heights

Sharmin Ashtaputre’s family has never really felt unsafe in their Oak Lawn Heights neighborhood in the four years they’ve lived there. But early Sunday morning, that sense of safety was shattered as bullets rained down in their daughter’s nursery. “At 5:30 a.m. today, we were woken up by what sounded like fireworks,” Ashtaputre said. “Well, […]

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