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DFW School Districts November Elections

Texas is always among the lowest in the nation. Why? Because of a confusing voting system.  We vote in March for state and federal primary races, with runoffs after that. We then typically return the second Saturday in May for “nonpartisan” school and city races with runoffs in June. And, we...
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The Cantrell Report – October 2018

Pertinent Information for Apartment Owners by Mark Cantrell Dallas-Fort Worth renters are paying record monthly rates for apartments. An average North Texas apartment will run you more than $1,100 a month, according to the latest data from RealPage. That’s up 35 percent from 2010. But if you want to see...
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The Cantrell Report – Septemeber 2018

Pertinent Information for Apartment Owners by Mark Cantrell Dallas area apartment-building activity is down a tad so far this year. But the 1.5 percent decline in apartment-building permits wasn’t enough to knock Dallas off its perch near the top of the list of the country’s busiest apartment-building markets. Read the...
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The Cantrell Report – August 2018

Thousands of new renters are fueling demand for D-FW apartments by Mark Cantrell Some suburban Dallas communities are pushing back against apartment development, but with 40 percent of North Texas residents living in rental housing, more apartments are a must for the growing metropolitan area. Between 2006 and 2016, the...
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The Cantrell Report – July 2018

Study: Dallas-Fort Worth a top market for real estate investors by Mark Cantrell An expanding population, pro-business environment and growing number of headquarters are luring investors to put their money in North Texas real estate. In a survey conducted by CBRE (NYSE: CBRE), Dallas-Fort Worth ranked second in the Americas...
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The Cantrell Report – June 2018

Forbes: Dallas, Austin Best Big Cities for Jobs by Mark Cantrell WASHINGTON (Forbes) – Dallas-Plano-Irving and Austin-Round Rock took the top two spots on Forbes’ list of America’s best large cities for jobs in 2018. The Dallas area had 2.6 million jobs in 2017, a 2.8 percent increase from the...
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