Dallas County

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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State Rep. Victoria Neave’s Abrams Road Property Headed for Auction Block

By Bethany Erickson / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
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She’s made a name for being an effective legislator since beginning her career in the Texas legislature after winning against Kenneth Sheets in 2016, but State Rep. Victoria Neave is getting some attention now for something entirely different — her delinquent property taxes. Neave represents District 107, which includes parts of East Dallas and Mesquite. […]

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Richardson ISD Adds Its Bill to Neave’s Property Tax Tab

By Bethany Erickson / March 4, 2019 / 1 Comment
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On the heels of the revelation that Dallas County is suing State Rep. Victoria Neave for more than $26,000 in late property taxes on her Abrams Road home, Richardson ISD has filed documentation that would bring Neave’s total delinquent tax tab to more than $50,000. The district filed an intervening motion March 1 that added […]

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People Love to Relocate to Texas — Especially DFW

By Candy's Dirt / February 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Texas welcomed 524,511 new residents in 2017, and 230,118 of them found homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Statistical Area, the latest Texas Relocation Report from Texas REALTORS® revealed. The report, which was released on Valentine’s Day, analyzed migration data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U-Haul, found that Texas ranked second in the nation […]

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In Rural Sunnyvale, You’ll Find Lovely Well-Priced Homes on Acreage Lots

By Shelby Skrhak / February 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

The small rural town of Sunnyvale in Dallas County has a pretty fascinating history, as the amalgamation of the four towns of Hatterville, Long Creek, Tripp, and New Hope in the 1950s. A storm in the 1920s wiped out the most prosperous of these towns, New Hope, where shops, stores, and an annual fair called […]

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Go Ask ALICE: Who Can Afford The Basics In North Texas?

By Candy's Dirt / February 3, 2019 / 3 Comments

More than 40 percent of Texans are one even minor catastrophe away from being unable to afford even the most basic needs, the United Way’s report on asset limited, income constrained, employed (or, ALICE) households revealed last week. The most recent ALICE report looks at how many in each state and county lived below its […]

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