Rock Musician’s Tiny House Wakes Up the Neighborhood

Electric violinist Asha Mevlana built her Arkansas home as a place to live, practice and perform concerts for neighbors. Asha Mevlana likes to make noise. She’s an electric violinist who tours with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra rock band every year, and who has performed with Roger Daltrey of The Who, Alanis Morissette and other top musicians. Her on-the-road lifestyle…

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,…

Tornado Myths Debunked

Tornadoes can strike with little warning and transform a landscape within a matter of minutes. And while their damage can be deadly, so can the confusing myths about tornadoes that continue to put people at risk. Here are five commonly held misperceptions about twister safety. Myth #1: Opening windows to equalize air pressure will help…

See a Dr. Seuss-Inspired Playhouse Built for Kids

A father hires his architect son to build a whimsical playhouse for the grand-kids to enjoy when visiting. It all started at a dinner table, when Richard Fulton proposed to his son, architect Ramsey Fulton, that they build a backyard playhouse for Ramsey’s young children and his siblings’ children to use when they visit their…

D-FW outsells the rest of the Country when it comes to houses

Dallas-Fort Worth sold more houses last year than anyplace in the country, with more than 134,000 houses changing hands. North Texas accounted for almost a third of the state’s total preowned home purchases — more than 102,000 properties. And builders sold almost 32,000 new homes. So far, even record prices haven’t put a lid on D-FW’s…

Buyers Have High Hopes for Spring

Buyers are flocking to the market this spring, with high hopes even as they face a frenzy of multiple-offer situations, according to new realtor.com ® research.   Currently, inventory is down 8.5 percent year-over-year. In addition to the buyers out in droves for the first time, many have been on the hunt for a while. In…