Dallas County

Owner of Former Scientology House Has Other Vacant And Poorly Maintained Properties

By Joanna England / October 7, 2013 / 16 Comments

You already know that Grandwick, the former Dallas headquarters of the Church of Scientology, was reduced to ashes by a three-alarm fire Thursday. The owner, David D. Anderson, said that he was unable to obtain insurance on the property because it was vacant. It would seem like this is a tragic, singular occurrence, but the […]

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Relocating to Dallas? So Are 54,000 Other Households Says National Association of Realtors Report

By Joanna England / October 1, 2013 / 6 Comments

Dallas is a pretty dang popular place to move to, with 54,388 households moving into Big D according to the National Association of Realtors. While Dallas County ranks second behind Houston and ahead of third-place Tarrant County in households relocating to our fair burg, more people are packing it in.

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Four More Days to Protest Property Taxes: Who Pays the Least, Who Pays the Most in North Texas?

By Candy Evans / May 28, 2013 / 10 Comments

You have a few more days to protest your property taxes, then it’s all over for another year. While he sifts through the late-comers who decide they need a pro to help them lower property values before the May 31 deadline, I asked Rob Wheelock to give us the low down on  property tax rates […]

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Realtor Murdered at Iowa Townhome Update: Is It Safe for Agents to Hold Open Houses?

By Candy Evans / April 12, 2011 / 0 Comments

Ashley Okland The real estate agent, a beautiful 27-year old woman, was gunned down at 2 pm in the afternoon in a development of about 70 town home units, only about a year old, on the Dallas County side of West Des Moines. The area is about 1¬Ω miles from Jordan Creek Town Center, if […]

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Dallas County Tax Office Almost Gave Me a Heart Attack Friday!

By Candy Evans / March 8, 2011 / 0 Comments

I survived, but John Ames’ office … or maybe last month’s ice storm… is certainly responsible for the demise of my complexion. I received not just a tax delinquency statement but a pile of letters from lenders wanting to “help me out”: “Your 2010 Texas property taxes were due on January 31, 2011. According to […]

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