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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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DFW Home Sales Up 20% From a Year Ago: Glory Halleluja Good Dallas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans / March 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

The North Texas real estate market is showing signs that it is getting stronger. Today everyone is reporting the good news, Steve Brown at The Dallas Morning News, and Sandra Baker at the Fort Worth Star Telegram: pre-owned home sales in North Texas soared in February — up 27 percent from a year ago. That’s the biggest rise in six months. And last month’s increase was one of the largest gains the local housing market has seen in the last seven years. Meantime, the number of pending home purchases is increasing even faster: up a whopping 35 percent jump from a year ago.

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Glenn Beck Report: Studios at Las Colinas, Keeping Low Pro in Vaquero

By Candy Evans / December 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

Word from the Fort Worth Star Telegram that Glenn Beck has settled on a location for his media empire: The Studios at Las Colinas. Nice, but not too close to his home in Vaquero. I was in the posh gated community over the weekend and asked how the latest famous Vaquero resident was doing: pretty […]

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Former Texas Ranger Rafael Palmeiro Asking for More Time To Unload Pebble Beach Real Estate to Cover $40 Million in Debts

By Candy Evans / October 17, 2011 / 0 Comments

(Above) Typical home in Pebble Beach (NOT Palmeiro’s) The Texas Rangers are going to be world champs for the second year in a row, I feel it in my bones! But Rafael Palmeiro, the Rangers former slugger turned real estate developer, might be wishing he could get back into the game and out of real estate. […]

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A Sign That the Bottom May Be Coming Off The Bottom? Dallas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans / July 7, 2011 / 0 Comments

I love the way the Fort Worth Star Telegram started this story:  “New-home sales in Dallas-Fort Worth continue to decline, according to the latest quarterly market report from Metrostudy, released Wednesday.” Actually, I don’t love it. I think it stinks. Of course NEW home sales declined. Of course builders closed sales on only 3,505 new […]

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Glenn Beck is Moving to Vaquero: Check Out His New 7,000 Square Foot Crib!

By Candy Evans / June 29, 2011 / 53 Comments

Here’s some Dallas and Tarrant County Real estate news you may or may not like. Entertainer Glenn Beck may be on his way to Texas, to actually live here. And what better place for the controversial, former Fox radio and television host, author, entrepreneur, and political commentator who hosts the Glenn Beck Program, and  Glenn Beck […]

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