D-FW leads Texas in first-quarter home sales

Dallas-Fort Worth home sales fell in the first quarter. But even with the year-over-year decline, the D-FW area still led the state in home purchases. Real estate agents sold more than 20,000 D-FW homes in the first quarter — down 2.5% from the same period last year, according to new data from the Texas Realtors…

North Texas home sales, prices inched higher in March

North Texas home sales rose slightly in March. But the 1 percent year-over-year gain in sales of houses by real estate agents wasn’t enough to erase declines earlier in the year. For the first quarter of 2019, sales of houses were down 3 percent in the real estate agents’ multiple listing service compared with the…

Amazon makes bigger Texas commitment, adding 800 jobs to a growing tech hub

Amazon will expand its tech hub in Austin, creating 800 cloud computing, engineering and research jobs in the state capital. Along with Dallas, Austin is one of Amazon’s 17 tech hubs around the country that build cutting-edge new products and services for the online giant’s customers. After nixing its plans in February to put an HQ2 in New…

Hail, storm damage? What to do, how to avoid scams

Homeowners seeking repairs after storm damage need to stay away from several scam situations. After a night of severe storms, many North Texas residents are left to deal with the storm’s aftermath, which left many homes, vehicles and property damaged. Police are alerting the public to stay away from various scams. Here are the most…

The 80 Best Companies to Work For in Texas

This year’s best companies to work for in Texas represent a wide array of industries—from financial services to hospitality. Fortune research partner Great Place to Work has divided this year’s list into 50 large companies, such as Edward Jones and Hilton, and 30 small and medium-sized companies. Take a look at the full list below and take a look at the…