Which City is Better For Football-Loving Homeowners: Dallas or Green Bay?

By Joanna England / January 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Are you ready for some football? Surely you’ve wondered during less-than-stellar seasons of Cowboys past whether it would be better off to live in a city where a team doesn’t bomb the playoffs. As it turns out, wanted to know which city, Dallas or Green Bay, Wis., were better for homeowners who are football […]

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From the Archives: Unmarried Couples Buying a House—What Should They Know?

By Leah Shafer / January 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

It has been said that falling in love consists of uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense, and for many couples, buying a house together is an experience driven by excitement and emotion, especially in a market as hot as ours. When a married couple in Texas buys a house, community property laws offer […]

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From the Archives: 4 Things To Do Before You List Your House (With Infographic)

By Leah Shafer / December 30, 2015 / 1 Comment

So you’re thinking of selling? Now’s certainly a great time, and with buyers snapping up houses fast and furious. Think you don’t have to do much before you list, right? Wrong. If you want top dollar for your house or condo, you need to create a love affair between your home and prospective buyers. Buyers […]

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From the Archives: Buying New Versus Preowned Houses Infographic

By Leah Shafer / December 21, 2015 / 1 Comment

As the Dallas-Fort Worth area grows and suburbs develop, many people wonder about the advantages of buying a new versus preowned house. We’ve put together a handy infographic for you, outlining the advantages of each. What’s your opinion?    

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INFOGRAPHIC: North Texas Ranks in 7 Best Texas Cities for Employment Growth

By Leah Shafer / July 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

In Texas, it’s all about jobs, jobs, jobs. A new report from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University says that the Texas economy gained 276,400 nonagricultural jobs from June 2014 to June 2015, an annual growth rate of 2.4 percent, compared with 2.1 percent for the United States. Many of the major metropolitan areas in […]

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Credit Bureau Experian Publishes the Wealthiest ZIP codes in Texas. Really?

By Jon Anderson / June 5, 2015 / 6 Comments

It’s finally happened. We know you can’t believe every (any) thing you read on the internet, we can now say the same of credit-reporting agency Experian, whose tag line is “Data Quality.” I saw an infographic (a nice name for a chart full of data that’s been made “fun”) purporting to show “The Wealthiest ZIP […]

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