This Might Be Your Only Chance to Buy an Almost Brand New Home in Stevens Park Estates
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by Joanna England
17h ago
People who live in Conservation Districts or Historic Districts know the struggle of making sure your updates or upgrades are “conforming.” When you buy a historic home in a neighborhood that has those kinds of rules, oftentimes it feels as if you need permission to touch up the paint. Stevens Park Estates is no exception ..read more
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Cleanup Continues at Hensley Field, ‘Definitive Answers’ Expected by June
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by April Towery
21h ago
We haven’t heard much about Hensley Field since the City of Dallas took legal action against the U.S. Navy In August 2023, but we were encouraged to see a photo on social media earlier this month showing members of the City’s Economic Development staff touring the site.  “The best meetings take place in a Chinook ..read more
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These Home Inspection Head-Scratchers Are Things That Make You Go ‘Hmmm’
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by Brenda Masse
21h ago
In the wonderful world of home inspection we learn to expect the unexpected, but some days we come across things that would make anyone wonder, “What were they thinking?” This week I’ve collected a few of these home inspection head-scratchers for you to ponder along with us. People Used To Be Smaller? This historic home ..read more
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Colorado Home Will Leave You Gobsmacked And Counting Chandeliers
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by Mimi Perez
23h ago
To be overwhelmed with wonder and surprise is to be gobsmacked. Boys and girls, gobsmacked is the word of the day — at least the word that offers the best description for how you will feel after you see the house featured in this week’s column. I know, I know, I can sense the doubt ..read more
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Republic Title Answers Your Questions on Recent Changes to Homestead Exemptions 
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by Candy's Dirt
2d ago
In the ever-evolving landscape of property taxes, understanding the intricacies of exemptions can significantly impact homeowners.  Recent changes to the Texas Constitution and the Tax Code have impacted homestead exemptions and how Central Appraisal Districts (CADs) handle those exemptions.   In this post, we will be discussing what homeowners need to know about Proposition 4, which ..read more
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Dallas’ New Building Permit Fee Schedule Released, Hikes Take Effect May 1
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by April Towery
2d ago
Some Dallas permit fees will double or triple starting May 1, and industry leaders say those rate hikes will be passed on to home buyers. Dallas Development Services officials say the increased fees were necessary to prevent the department from hemorrhaging money.   The Dallas Development Services Department collects about $28 million in revenue each year ..read more
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South Hempill Heights House Brings The Charm Without a Fairmount Price Tag
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by Joy Donovan
2d ago
People flock to Fort Worth’s popular Fairmount Historic District for its charm, historic homes, beautiful trees, and walkable community. What if you could have all that without the Fairmount price tag and the accompanying bidding war to get it? Look no further than South Hemphill Heights. This darling house in Fort Worth’s South Hemphill Heights ..read more
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With New Property Tax Law, Increased Land Values And Commercial Cap Cause Substantially Larger Tax Bills
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by CandysDirt.com Contributor
3d ago
By Glenn GoodrichFounder/CEO, PropertyTax.io In November 2023, Texas voters passed Proposition 4, significantly altering the landscape of property taxation with an increase in the homestead exemption from $40,000 to $100,000. While this legislative change was widely celebrated, less noticed was a new 20 percent cap on non-homesteaded real estate valued under $5 million, impacting commercial ..read more
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Kyle Rovinsky Just Listed The Perfect Earth Day Home in Sustainable Montgomery Farm
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by Karen Eubank
3d ago
It’s Earth Day, and frankly, it’s also Oglesby Day for us! Little did I know when I selected a Bud Oglesby home for our Monday Morning Millionaire that Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate‘s Kyle Rovinsky would also be listing a Montgomery Farm home designed by Oglesby Greene. It is also the first LEED gold-certified home built ..read more
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Find This Iconic Bud Oglesby Modernist Updated by Russell Buchanan in Park Bridge Court
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by Karen Eubank
3d ago
Bud Oglesby is one of our best-known modernist architects. He designed everything from small condos to massive luxury homes. Fortunately, he was prolific, so many of his residences have survived. One of Oglesby’s most interesting designs recently hit the market, and it’s in one of our most idyllic and exclusive neighborhoods — Park Bridge Court ..read more
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