Even in D-FW, Pandemic Puts Burden on Female Renters, Homeowners

By Tommy Cummings / October 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Nearly half (45 percent) of female-led households spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing as compared with 36 percent of their male counterparts, according to Zillow’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data.

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‘Bury the Lines’ Hearings Began Today, Frisco Power Lines at Center of Arguments

By Leah Shafer / July 27, 2015 / 1 Comment

After months of preparation, the State Office of Administrative Hearings today began proceedings in Austin regarding a proposed 138,000-volt transmission line across Frisco. This power line has been at the center of a hotly contested debate between Frisco homeowner associations and Realtors on one side and Brazos Electric, CoServ Electric, and the Public Utility Commission (PUC) […]

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UPDATE: Frisco Homeowners Retain Attorney to Fight Above-Ground Power Lines

By Leah Shafer / January 26, 2015 / 2 Comments

As expected, on Jan. 15 Brazos Electric Power Cooperative filed a certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) to build to build a 138,000-volt transmission line across west Frisco. In response, several Frisco homeowners have retained legal counsel to represent their interests to the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas. Their attorney, Francis B. Majorie of […]

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UPDATE: Frisco Realtors, HOAs Gear Up to Fight Proposed Above-Ground Power Line Option After Official Filing Next Week

By Leah Shafer / January 8, 2015 / 1 Comment

All eyes are on Collin County as Brazos Electric Power Cooperative plans to apply for permission next week with the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas to build a 138,000-volt transmission line across Frisco. A rare partnership between Frisco homeowner associations and realtors to fight the proposed above-ground power lines has caught the attention of […]

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Power Lines at Center of Fight in Frisco, Realtors Spring to Help Homeowners Protect Values

By Leah Shafer / November 19, 2014 / 4 Comments

  The gloves are off in northern suburb Frisco as homeowners fight against a power line proposed by Brazos Electric Power Cooperative Inc. and CoServ Electric. But in an unprecedented twist, Frisco Realtors are fighting side-by-side with homeowners for their home values and property rights. At the heart of the issue is a suggested above-ground, […]

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Kicking It Up With HOUZZ at Capital Distributing: How Much Over Your Budget Do YOU Go When You Redecorate?

By Candy Evans / January 28, 2013 / 0 Comments

So we all love HOUZZ, that way cool design site that gets like a trillion hits a day and fills us with photos, millions of photos of beautiful “HOUZZes” and rooms. Houzz was founded just a couple of years ago by Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen, two Palo Alto residents who were remodeling a ranch home on the […]

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