Suburb Sunday

North Texas Suburbs Dominate Report on Most New Apartments in Past 5 Years

By Tommy Cummings / January 17, 2021 / 1 Comment

Collin County neighbors Frisco and McKinney ranked 1-2 in RentCafé’s latest report on top-20 suburbs with most new apartments in the past five years.

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Megatel Creates a Touch of Italy in far Northern Collin County With New Lagoon

By Tommy Cummings / January 3, 2021 / 8 Comments

Head north on U.S. 75, about 12 miles past McKinney and the Buc-ee’s and you’ll find the city of Weston, an odd-shaped exurb of 5.2 square miles. In this patch of Collin County, you’ll soon find a touch of Venice, Italy developed by a Dallas-based builder with Mediterranean roots. Weston, Collin County’s oldest city, will […]

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Head for Simpler Times in Hillwood’s Harvest Community, Named Among Best in Nation

By Shelby Skrhak / August 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

It looks like the Harvest community in the Argyle is inspiring North Texans to head for a simpler life. Harvest was named one of the best home communities in the nation and the best community in the Metroplex, according to a recent Top 50 list and Dallas Builders Association awards. And no wonder. Harvest is […]

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Three Great Richardson Heights Homes Just Popped Onto MLS

By Shelby Skrhak / March 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

These three homes in Richardson Heights all popped onto the MLS Friday within minutes so we’ll take that as a sign that this week’s Suburb Sunday should feature this popular neighborhood that’s long been a favorite here at CandysDirt.com. The west Richardson neighborhood established in 1950 is full of affordable, renovated midcentury homes that are […]

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A Contemporary, A Geodesic, and a Basement Home Walk Into a Bar…

By Shelby Skrhak / February 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

I don’t have a punchline. That was just the only way I could think of to get these three uniquely-styled homes in the same headline. Tarrant County wins this week for awesome homes: A Geodesic dome in Keller, an 80s contemporary in Hurst, and a basement home in Bedford. Which would you pick? 2130 Fawkes […]

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Is Pink Your Signature Color? Then You’ll Appreciate These Southern Belles in the Suburbs

By Shelby Skrhak / February 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

“Drink your juice, Shelby.” That’s the line stuck in my head after a lively debate by high-rise columnist Jon Anderson and well, just about everyone else. The quip, of course, is from the 1989 movie Steel Magnolias with Julia Roberts, Sally Field, and a star-studded ensemble cast. And while I have the southern drawl of […]

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