Plano Comes in Fourth in List of Best Places for Families

By Candy's Dirt / July 27, 2019 / 1 Comment

From staff reports Out of 180 cities, Plano made the top 5 in a comparison of what WalletHub describes as “essential family dynamics.” In other words, Plano is family-friendly. Plano’s total score was 67.88, with top 10 scores in health and safety and in affordability. But Plano wasn’t the only North Texas city on the […]

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Where Does Dallas Fall In a List of Best and Worst Run Cities?

By Bethany Erickson / July 14, 2019 / 7 Comments

With a mayoral and city council election still rather close in the rearview mirror, a recent WalletHub study into the best and worst run cities in the country — and where Dallas falls on that list — highlights some of the issues that drove at least a few people to the polls twice. The study, which was […]

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Texas Energy Costs Not the Worst in the Nation, Unless …

By Bethany Erickson / July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Texas isn’t the worst when it comes to energy costs (that dubious honor goes to Connecticut) or the best (Washington D.C.). In fact, the Lone Star State is toward the bottom when it comes to overall costs, however, anybody with an electric bill and a desire to avoid sweating will be wholly unsurprised to know […]

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What We’re Reading: More Ooohs, More Ahhhhs

By Candy's Dirt / May 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Texas Will Add 294,100 Jobs In 2019, Dallas Fed Says

By Bethany Erickson / May 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Texas will add almost 300,000 jobs this year according to the Dallas Fed, the Offices Two at Frisco Station topped out recently, and DFW ranked fifth overall in a recent ranking of best summer travel destinations. We have details in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Texas Will Add 294,100 Jobs In 2019, Dallas Fed Says […]

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Several North Texas Cities Make Niche’s Best Places List

By Bethany Erickson / April 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Which North Texas cities made the cut for Niche’s best places to live list? How did Texas fare in a ranking of best (and worst) states to retire in? How is Texas trending in foreclosure starts? We have all this and more in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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