Dallas County

Meet Tommy Cummings: This Writer Brings a Fresh Perspective to Suburb Sunday

By Tommy Cummings / September 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

What makes me qualified to keep you informed about your communities in our weekly feature, Suburb Sunday? I’m one of you. I’ve rented and owned homes in Dallas and Tarrant counties for 26 years. I have a mortgage, labored through refinance paperwork, grumbled about HOAs. I’ve tried to keep my lawn from burning to a […]

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Abbott To Talk Re-Opening the State Today: Is Texas Ready?

By Candy Evans / April 16, 2020 / 7 Comments

Texas Governor Greg Abbott may lift stay-at-home restrictions… a blueprint for the future of living with Covid-19

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Is Dallas County’s Shelter-in-Place Order Unconstitutional?

By Joanna England / April 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins loosening restrictions around real estate showings, a Dallas attorney says the shelter-in-place order is “unconstitutional.” “It makes realtors, real estate agents, brokers look like people who need to be policed, like they need to be babysat,” Christopher Sullivan told NBC 5. “And I’ll tell you that’s the further thing […]

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Who is Essential? Home Builders Take Precautions Against Coronavirus as Business Continues

By Joanna England / April 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

According to the most recent Dallas County shelter-in-place orders, residential home construction is considered an essential business. However, builders are expected to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among crews and subcontractors. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins amended his order earlier this week outlining the different protective measures builders must engage in order […]

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Californians Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Moving To Texas

By April Towery / December 16, 2019 / 1 Comment

West Coasters flock to the Lone Star State, three DFW municipalities are among the best college cities in America, and Conor Commercial will bring an industrial project to Mesquite, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Californians Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Moving To Texas We must be doing something right in the Lone […]

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Who Commutes the Longest in North Texas? You’d Have to Hunt For It

By Candy's Dirt / August 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports As affordable housing becomes dearer in urban areas, and the workforce gets pushed out of the urban core, commutes increase, a new study from Apartment List found. The number of workers who commute 90 minutes or more each way grew by 32 percent nationally from 2005 to 2017, more than triple the […]

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