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2016 Christmas Events

2016 Christmas Events

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Get Your Garden Ready for Winter

Get Your Garden Ready for Winter

Can you feel the chill in the air? Old Man Winter is on his way – which means it’s time to get your garden ready for the coming cold weather. By doing these gardening chores now, you’ll give yourself a…

What Is Escrow?

What Is Escrow?

If you’re buying a home, you are going to come across this word many times during the process – escrow. If you’re a first time homebuyer, you may have no idea what it means. Even if you have bought a…

Tips for a Cozy Fall House

Tips for a Cozy Fall House

Can you feel the chill in the air? Well, maybe not quite yet, but it’s coming. Fall is here, according to the calendar, and it’s time to cozy up your home for those crisp autumn days and nights that are…

6 ways to get the most out of McKinney’s Oktoberfest

6 ways to get the most out of McKinney’s Oktoberfest

The biggest block party of the year is about to takeover downtown McKinney as Oktoberfest kicks off Friday. Entrance and parking is free but, you’ll need tickets to eat, drink and ride. Ticket booths will be scattered throughout downtown. Here are…

Should You Buy a Tankless Water Heater?

Should You Buy a Tankless Water Heater?

Pros and Cons The mechanics of a tankless water heater may seem puzzling, but purchasing one might be your next best investment. If you’re shopping for a water heater, learning more about this option can help you decide why it…

A Designer’s Top 10 Tips for Increasing Home Value

A Designer’s Top 10 Tips for Increasing Home Value

Unless my clients are designing their forever home, they are usually quite concerned with resale value when discussing renovations big and small. A home is often a person’s largest asset, so design upgrades are not only an aesthetic decision but…

8 Smart Home Technology Trends that Can Save You Money

8 Smart Home Technology Trends that Can Save You Money

8 Smart Home Technology Trends that Can Save You Money   The ‘smart home’ is the new ‘internet of things’, or objects that can serve you better by communicating with each other or directly with you through apps on your…

Ground breaks on SH 121/SH 360 interchange project in Grapevine

Ground breaks on SH 121/SH 360 interchange project in Grapevine

Officials broke ground Tuesday on the SH 121/SH 360 interchange, a $61 million transportation project in Grapevine. The project, which was originally part of the DFW Connector project but was unfunded, will add new direct connectors for SH 114, SH 121 and SH…

Don’t Follow This Home Selling Advice

Don’t Follow This Home Selling Advice

Now that you’ve decided it’s time to sell your home, you’re probably getting all kinds of advice from friends and family about how to do it. While they often have good intentions, some of the suggestions they provide can be…

Officials break ground on 27-mile TEX Rail project

Officials break ground on 27-mile TEX Rail project

  On Wednesday, Grapevine officials ground broke on TEX Rail, a 27-mile commuter rail project developed by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority. Grapevine officials and other dignitaries met at the future downtown Grapevine TEX Rail station, located at 705 S.…