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Dallas Tornadoes: Do You Have a Disaster Plan?

By Bethany Erickson / December 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’ve got a confession to make: I’ve covered at least a dozen tornadoes in my career, and yet, as my family and I huddled in the small hallway in the center of our home Saturday night fearfully watching the weather on my iPad, I realized how woefully unprepared we were for a disaster. I mean, […]

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Buying a House During Tornado Season: Are You Seeking Shelter in Your New Home?

By Joanna England / April 8, 2014 / 1 Comment

My husband and I were in Frisco at the Rough Riders game last Thursday when all of a sudden we saw a dark wall cloud heading near us. There were no sirens, no warnings from the announcer, and then we saw a funnel-like cloud branch off just north of Dr Pepper Ballpark. Of course, when […]

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If Oklahoma Tornado Teaches Dallas Homeowners One Lesson, It Should Be The Importance of Storm Shelters

By Joanna England / May 21, 2013 / 8 Comments

This is a residential real estate blog, and when it comes down to it, it’s a blog about people and homes. After the deadly tornado that tore through Oklahoma yesterday, thousands of people who once had a place to call home have absolutely nothing left. I won’t get into the statistics regarding yesterday’s massive tornado […]

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Lesson From a Mile-Wide Tornado: Get Yourself a Tornado Shelter!

By Candy Evans / May 16, 2013 / 12 Comments

We built a storm room in our home, and of course it’s filled with junk that would survive a tornado while we blow away. Maybe it’s better to have one of these always available: New Day Tornado Shelters, $3200 fresh from Tulsa, OK where they certainly know a thing or two about twisters. Our hearts […]

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