Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move

If you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer than you initially expected. Businesses all over the country have figured out how to operate remotely to keep their employees healthy, safe, and productive. For many, it may be carrying into next year, and possibly beyond. While the pandemic continues,…

Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market

  In the second half of this year, the housing market surged with activity. Today, real estate experts are looking ahead to the winter season and the forecast is anything but chilly. As Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), notes: “It will be one of the best winter sales years ever.” The typical winter slowdown in the…

Colleyville’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

FREE Santa will light the two-story Christmas tree, then be in his sleigh for visits and photos. The fest will also include Mrs. Claus, Victorian carolers, aChristmas monkey, a petting zoo, caricature and balloon artists, a holiday market, carriage rides and more. Also watch the 2018 animated version of The Grinch on an inflatable screen. Dec. 4 from…

Is it Safe to Sell My House Right Now?

  In today’s real estate market, the buzz is all about how it’s a great time to sell your house. Buyer demand is high, and there simply aren’t enough homes available to buy to meet that growing need. This means now is the time to make a move so you can close the deal on your ideal terms. Even in…

Where to Stargaze in Texas

It is true what they say about the stars in Texas, they really are big and bright. In fact, they are some of the biggest and brightest in the country. Texas has wide-open spaces away from urban areas where stargazers can view the celestial glory of the night’s sky. Here are some of the best…

Light up Lowest Greenville

FREE Santa Claus will be in the bed of a decorated truck near HG Sply Co., and children can stand at street level to visit with him and have their pictures taken for free. Masks will be required while waiting in line. Restaurants and other retailers will offer specials for adults and kids, and the Reverse…

Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth

  For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership. In fact, according to the 2019 Survey of Consumer Finance Data from the Federal Reserve, for the average homeowner: “…a primary home accounts for 90% of the total wealth of a…

Christmas in the Village

Heritage Village at Chestnut Square presents an outdoor, old-fashioned holiday festival with caroling and other music, craft workshops, scavenger hunts, a marketplace, reindeer feeding and concessions for sale. Nov. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Heritage Village at Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut St., McKinney. $10 per person, $30 per family. chestnutsquare.org.