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Wanna Build Wealth? Dallas, Houston Make Top 10 List for Best Cities Nationally

By Leah Shafer / November 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including our ability to build wealth. That’s according to a new study by Bankrate that surveyed the the 18 largest metro areas in the U.S. according to how strong of an environment they provide for making and saving money. Houston ranked No. 1, and Dallas ranked No. 6. The rankings were created […]

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Fort Worth Population Growth Leads Nation, Jobs Big Part of Reason

By Leah Shafer / December 17, 2014 / 1 Comment

Cowtown has new braggin’ rights: the U.S. Census Bureau says they were the fastest-growing big city in the nation between 2000-2013. Fort Worth population saw a 42.34 percent increase in that time. Dallas lagged far behind, coming in at 24th. The 2010 Census count for Fort Worth put the number of residents at 741,206. Compare this to a […]

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Houston Shows How Art Finds a Home in a Culturally Significant Neighborhood

By Joanna England / June 13, 2014 / 2 Comments

Back in the early 1990s, developers, who were attracted to the Third Ward’s prime location at the southeast corner of downtown Houston, began tearing down the shotgun houses and displacing residents. It was then that Rick Lowe decided to act. Lowe, a contemporary artist, helped purchase and renovate 22 shotgun houses in Houston’s Third Ward for what […]

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Dallas’ Real Estate Future? Perhaps We’ll Be Paving Golf Courses For Tract Homes Like They Do in Katy

By Joanna England / May 29, 2013 / 6 Comments

I stumbled across this interesting bit of news that a new development just west of Houston in Katy will put 440 new tract homes on top of a 242-acre golf course.

Sacrilege? Considering the dearth of available land in the tony suburb, perhaps not.

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Dallas' Real Estate Future? Perhaps We'll Be Paving Golf Courses For Tract Homes Like They Do in Katy

By Joanna England / May 29, 2013 / 3 Comments

I stumbled across this interesting bit of news that a new development just west of Houston in Katy will put 440 new tract homes on top of a 242-acre golf course.

Sacrilege? Considering the dearth of available land in the tony suburb, perhaps not.

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Good Luck Finding a House! Forbes Ranks Dallas as Third-Fastest Growing City Behind Houston And Austin

By Joanna England / January 23, 2013 / 0 Comments

As Candy already mentioned, pre-owned inventory is scary low, which is driving prices up for Dallas properties. Sure, demand means a seller’s market, but what about all of the folks that are either being born or moving to Dallas? That’s putting our housing market in a tough spot! Several big corporations have moved to Dallas in recent years — Comerica Bank being one of the largest — which has made move-in ready pre-owned homes sell like hotcakes.

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