Wylie

Is Your Home a 10-Minute Walk From a Park?

By Bethany Erickson / November 4, 2018 / 1 Comment
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Is your home a 10-minute (or less) walk from a park? One-third of Americans have a much longer trek than that to get to their nearest park, according to research by the National Recreation and Park Association, Urban Land Institute and, The Trust for Public Land. Recently, Rachel Banner, a senior program manager at the […]

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If You Haven’t Been Following the Brockovich Water Controversy, This Will Catch You Up

By Shelby Skrhak / April 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

Is our water safe? That’s the question concerned residents are still asking three weeks after activist Erin Brockovich called B.S. (literally using the hashtag #StopTheBullshit) on Plano and the regional water district’s claims that the water was fine, despite its pungent chlorine smell. Now those residents are especially fired up after Brockovich revealed Thursday night […]

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Grenadier Homes at Creekside Estates Touts Great Schools, Great Location

By Joanna England / July 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of hundreds of North Texas teachers groaning as the first “Back to School” advertisements start showing up on websites and billboards.  For a lot of people, buying a home is closely associated with education, and many times parents (or parents to be) will select a home based on […]

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Open Houses Around North Texas Are Fewer This Weekend, But Still Have Much to Offer

By Leah Shafer / November 26, 2015 / 0 Comments

The weekend after Thanksgiving is light for real estate open houses, but there are still some open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday worth a visit. We’ve rounded up five that are sure to please. They range in price from $225,ooo to $1.01 million, and this time, we’ve included a few way out in the ‘burbs. Let us know […]

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The Most Famous House in Wylie, 34 Years Later

By Candy Evans / June 13, 2014 / 45 Comments

Anyone who lived in North Texas in the early 1980’s remembers the murder of Betty Gore, and the murder trial of Candace Montgomery, the woman who killed her with an ax. The petite, non-descript Wylie housewife was acquitted in 1980. She claimed self-defense. I attended her trial as I was working, at the time, for […]

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