Dallas-Fort Worth

Silicon Valley Is So Yesterday; Techies Flock To Dallas

By April Towery / September 30, 2019 / 1 Comment

Dallas makes the top 10 cities for techies, mortgage rates are on the rise, and D/FW scores a spot in the Urban Land Institute’s top 10 markets for 2020, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Silicon Valley Is So Yesterday; Techies Flock To Dallas Tech jobs with competitive salaries are spread out […]

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It’s Hot Out Here, But Dallas Is Not the Hottest

By Bethany Erickson / June 23, 2019 / 1 Comment
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As the mercury climbs and we spend more time in the air conditioning and planning our outdoor activities for evening or early morning, you might find yourself curious — how hot is Dallas in relation to the rest of the country? The publication 24/7 Wall St. used data from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration to determine […]

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7 Things No One Tells You About Moving to Texas

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Jenny Harrison Special Contributor Pop culture stereotypes have ruined the image of Texas — the brave and beloved Lone Star State. For those who haven’t been there or haven’t met someone from Texas, it is the state of short-tempered rednecks, wild cowboys, and dumb blondes. The reality, however, is different and shockingly more interesting. […]

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Real Estate News: Dallas Flips in Two Zips Average Higher Profit Than Nation

By Bethany Erickson / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

How much better did the 75243 zip code in Dallas fare in flipping profit than the rest of the nation? How did home sales look for North Texas in August? How are home sales and prices looking across the state? We’ll answer all that and more in this week’s real estate news roundup.

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Dallas-Fort Worth Boasts One of Lowest Home Buy-Rent Breakevens

By Bethany Erickson / May 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
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It takes about a year and a half for a home to hit the buy-rent breakeven horizon in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, research by Zillow economists for the first quarter of 2018 revealed. The Zillow Buy-Rent Breakeven Horizon measures the amount of time it takes for owning a home to make more financial sense than […]

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Expanding Mass Transit in Dallas Isn’t Easy, But is Necessary, Says Hayley Enoch

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 18, 2016 / 3 Comments

By Hayley Enoch Special Contributor [Editor’s note: The now free Dallas Festival of Ideas kicks off tomorrow and runs through Saturday, with speakers and panels focusing on the future of our city. One subject that comes up time and again is the need for walkable cities and more accessible mass transit. To facilitate that discussion, we […]

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