Tarrant County

Affordable Rental Is Walking Distance From Lake Grapevine In Touristy Locale

By April Towery / December 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

In the market for an affordable rental with a pool and amazing outdoor party deck? Well, you’re welcome because we found a great one in Grapevine. This centrally-located city that has a rich history, an old-fashioned downtown, wineries, festivals, events, art museums, and Lake Grapevine. Stay with me. I promise there’s a lot you don’t […]

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Californians Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Moving To Texas

By April Towery / December 16, 2019 / 1 Comment

West Coasters flock to the Lone Star State, three DFW municipalities are among the best college cities in America, and Conor Commercial will bring an industrial project to Mesquite, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Californians Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Moving To Texas We must be doing something right in the Lone […]

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Who Commutes the Longest in North Texas? You’d Have to Hunt For It

By Candy's Dirt / August 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports As affordable housing becomes dearer in urban areas, and the workforce gets pushed out of the urban core, commutes increase, a new study from Apartment List found. The number of workers who commute 90 minutes or more each way grew by 32 percent nationally from 2005 to 2017, more than triple the […]

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People Love to Relocate to Texas — Especially DFW

By Candy's Dirt / February 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Texas welcomed 524,511 new residents in 2017, and 230,118 of them found homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Statistical Area, the latest Texas Relocation Report from Texas REALTORS® revealed. The report, which was released on Valentine’s Day, analyzed migration data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U-Haul, found that Texas ranked second in the nation […]

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Go Ask ALICE: Who Can Afford The Basics In North Texas?

By Candy's Dirt / February 3, 2019 / 3 Comments

More than 40 percent of Texans are one even minor catastrophe away from being unable to afford even the most basic needs, the United Way’s report on asset limited, income constrained, employed (or, ALICE) households revealed last week. The most recent ALICE report looks at how many in each state and county lived below its […]

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Two North Texas Counties Are Higher than National Average For Home Prices

By Candy's Dirt / January 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports While Dallas County’s median home value was lower than the national average, two other North Texas counties had median home prices that were much higher, new data visualizations from the National Association of Realtors revealed. The report applied data from the American Community Survey and the FHFA’s House Price Index growth to […]

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