6 Surprising Places Asbestos Hides in Your Home

Asbestos is a known carcinogen that, surprisingly, is still legal in the United States. Although there are restrictions in place to limit new uses, they do little to protect Americans from asbestos already found in homes across the country. Asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma, so reducing exposure to the mineral is crucial….

See how long North Texas homes stay on the market in 2018

The following article from Arren Kimbel, with the Dallas News, takes a broad look at days on market. Each area of Dallas is experiencing the market differently. The lower priced properties (from $300,000 and below) are still selling very quickly. Often within the first few days of coming on the market. (if priced right from…

Dallas: The Silicon Valley of the South?

Once associated almost exclusively with Cowboys and Rangers, Dallas, Texas, is increasingly becoming a town of Mavericks and Stars thanks to its ongoing transforming into one of the South’s premier tech hubs. The population of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex grew by 2.02 percent from 2016 to 2017 (trailing only Orlando’s 2.30 percent growth rate among the nation’s…

Help this Texas soldier bring his best friend home

When she received a picture from Afghanistan of her son cradling a small brown and white puppy, she knew he’d found yet another friend. A wayward pup in Afghanistan may soon call Aledo, Texas home — thanks to a kind-hearted American soldier whose mom at home was willing to take in yet one more stray….

Young man with Down syndrome scores memorable goal

Downing Middle school soccer coach Zack Ruez says Landon Faulkner is “the embodiment of what we do.” The 15-year-old Faulkner loves sports. Of course, he loves most everything about life… but sports? Nothing compares. “He’s been at every Friday night football game for probably the last 10 years, I think,” his mom Julie says. “Long,…