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DFW Home Sales Were Down, But Prices Up in 2018

By Bethany Erickson / February 25, 2019 / 0 Comments
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What was the final verdict on home sales and home prices in DFW last year? What kind of profit did home sellers get? And how did Texas fare when it came to a ranking of the quality of life in state capitals? We have all this in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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Shutdown Impacts Some States More Than Others

By Bethany Erickson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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For the most part, Texas is doing OK during U.S. government shut down, but it still is hitting the state’s most vulnerable citizens the hardest, according to a recent report on the states most and least affected by the 2019 shut down. The report, compiled by analysts at WalletHub, compared all 50 states plus the […]

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In New Study, Texas Ranked No. 6 Dating-Friendly State

By Heather Hunter / February 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Texas is for singles? It may be cold comfort if you’re spending Valentine’s Day alone this year, but when it comes to being single, there are worse places to live than Texas. Forty-four worse places, in fact! A recent report by WalletHub ranked Texas the No. 6 ‘dating-friendly’ state to live. Lends a whole new twist […]

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DFW Cities Score High In Nationwide Survey of Best Real Estate Markets of 2016

By Leah Shafer / September 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nearly a decade after the housing crisis that sent the U.S. economy into freefall, housing is most certainly back—just look at our DFW market. Citing U.S. Census Bureau data, the New York Times recently reported that sales of new single-family homes nationwide were higher this past July than in nearly 10 years. Nationwide, a company that tracks the […]

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New Tech Company Energy Ogre Aims to Slash High Electricity Bills for Texans

By Leah Shafer / February 19, 2016 / 2 Comments

Every summer in Texas, there’s a collective groan as people start getting their electricity bills. It can be downright painful to shell out hundreds of dollars to cool our homes and fuel appliances, devices, and energy-eating apparatuses. A Houston-based technology company called Energy Ogre is taking aim at high electricity prices using an innovative approach. […]

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