North Texas Real Estate News

State Rep. Victoria Neave’s Abrams Road Property Headed for Auction Block

By Bethany Erickson / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
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She’s made a name for being an effective legislator since beginning her career in the Texas legislature after winning against Kenneth Sheets in 2016, but State Rep. Victoria Neave is getting some attention now for something entirely different — her delinquent property taxes. Neave represents District 107, which includes parts of East Dallas and Mesquite. […]

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Realtor Loses License, But Former Clients Say She Still Owes Them Money

By Bethany Erickson / July 26, 2019 / 1 Comment
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When Lee Warren found himself in need of someone to manage his rental properties, he turned to a friend — a licensed Realtor who had hung up her shingle to do just that.  “I have known her for years — we were friends,” Warren said. He now says that Ashley Williams Creamer betrayed that friendship […]

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Two Federal Home Loan Bank Execs Plead Guilty During Trial

By Bethany Erickson / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
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On what would have been the sixth day of their trial on federal charges for conspiring to lie to the government-sponsored financial institution, two former Federal Home Loan Bank-Dallas executives reversed course and pleaded guilty to the charges. Terence Carlyle Smith, former FHLB – Dallas President, and Nancy B. Parker, former Chief Information Officer, both […]

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BREAKING: Hip Hop Government Head Pleads Guilty to To Alleged Bribe Funneling

By Bethany Erickson / July 23, 2019 / 1 Comment
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Jeremy “Jay” Scroggins pleaded guilty Tuesday to funneling alleged bribes from real estate developer Ruel Hamilton to the late former city council person Carolyn Davis. Hamilton, the AmeriSouth Realty Group founder and CEO, was indicted in March on two counts of bribery. Davis pleaded guilty to taking bribes from him that same month. Davis admitted to […]

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Houston Takes Top Position From DFW For New Home Sales

By Bethany Erickson / July 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dallas-Fort Worth ranked in the top 15 for its ability to attract tech talent, Houston overtook Dallas-Fort Worth for new home sales in June, and we see what county is the youngest in Texas, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Dallas-Fort Worth in Top 15 For Tech Talent Dallas-Fort Worth ranked in the […]

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Can a High School Grad Afford To Buy in North Texas?

By Candy's Dirt / July 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports The good news? A person with a high school diploma could (in theory) afford to buy a home in North Texas. The bad news? It will probably take seven years (at least) to save the down payment. A new Zillow research report matched median mortgage payments in the country’s 50 largest metro […]

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