Technology

Insight Realty Network: The Smartest Agents In The World

By April Towery / August 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

The business of buying and selling real estate becomes more competitive every day – as potential homebuyers can now simply swipe right or hit up their smartphone app store to make one of the most important decisions of their lives – and it’s critical for experienced Realtors to have the tools and education they need […]

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From Facebook: The Technology That Keeps Us Productive

By Bethany Erickson / September 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Technology can be a giant pain in the butt, but it can also keep us remarkably productive. It’s also pretty amazing that what we have now often wasn’t available 10 years ago, even, but there is an entire generation that has never known that you couldn’t always carry your computer in your back pocket. Just […]

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TopMix Permeable: Why Are We Not Using This in Dallas?

By Candy Evans / July 27, 2018 / 2 Comments

A U.K. firm has created a water absorbing concrete that I seriously think we need to take a look at and begin using or making here in the U.S. STAT. This concrete is called “TopMix permeable”  and it acts as a giant concrete sieve/sponge, allowing the rainwater to drain right through it. Working on the traditional […]

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Top DFW Builder Confident in Luxury Market, Building Two Multimillion Spec Houses

By Leah Shafer / January 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Spec homes are a sign of strong builder and bank confidence in a market, as they are created without any specific buyer in mind, just the belief that one will be interested once it is completed. The higher the price tag, the higher the stakes. In our inventory-parched market, homebuilder Les Owens, President of LRO Residential […]

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Top Ten 2015 Homebuilding Trends from DFW’s Leading Builders

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2015 / 6 Comments

The homebuilding market in DFW is super hot, and with a new year comes new trends. Candy already mentioned the emergence of the skullery, but there’s more! We’ve asked the best and brightest North Texas homebuilders to look into their crystal balls and make predictions about homebuilding trends for 2015. They’ve also given us some […]

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In Best-Performing Cities Poll, Dallas Ranks 7th, Trailing Chart-Topping Austin

By Joanna England / December 12, 2013 / 10 Comments

It’s definitely an improvement over last year’s ranking of 14th, with Dallas coming in 7th in this year’s Best-Performing Cities poll from the Milken Institute. The Dallas-Plano-Irving MSA beat Houston-Sugarland-Baytown (8th) but came in behind top-ranking Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos. The poll tries to objectively measure job creation and retention, as well as the economic vitality […]

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