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Mom Marena Vasquez Throws Her Baby From 2nd-Floor Window as Fire Traps Them

A mother in Fort Worth, Texas, was forced to throw her 4-month-old son from the second-floor window of her apartment as a fire raged through her building and trapped them in their home. A maintenance worker at Marena Vasquez's apartment complex came running when he heard her screaming for help from the window while... Continue Reading »

Hispanic Homeowners Fuel Texas Housing Growth

Texas, as you may have heard, is growing explosively -- and Hispanic homeowners are the main reason why. The latest Census Bureau figures show the Lone Star State grew by 20 percent, to over 25 million people, recording about a quarter of the nation's overall growth. To put it another way, of the nation's 17 million new... Continue Reading »

University Housing Site Makes Students' Search Easier

Last year a couple of sophomores at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth started contemplating living arrangements as juniors -- the point at which students have the option to live off-campus. For friends Chris Sterling, 20, and Ryan Fleisch, 21, it became the genesis of a start-up website, purplerenter.com, that would... Continue Reading »

Luxury Living in Fort Worth, Texas for $850K

The incredible views of downtown Fort Worth, Texas and the luxury of a highrise condo tower make the condo at 500 Throckmorton St. worth a look. But what seals it for me is the location -- about 10 blocks from the Fort Worth Water Gardens. The urban park has been described as a "cooling oasis in the concrete jungle of... Continue Reading »

I Want This House! Golf Course Views in Fort Worth, TX, $750K

I don't play golf, but I'd like to someday have the time, money and patience to learn. Walking outdoors in the green grass sounds relaxing, although shanking too many golf balls into the rough can be frustrating fast. Still, with this $750,000 house at 4717 Crestline Road in Fort Worth, Texas, I could at least watch... Continue Reading »

I Want This House in Forth Worth, With Indoor Basketball, Golf Course View, $5.2M

For $5.2 million, you'd expect this house for sale in Forth Worth, Texas, to have four large bedroom suites and five bathrooms that are each unique. But what makes this house in the Mira Vista neighborhood stand out is the location atop a hill overlooking a golf course, and extras such as an indoor basketball court and... Continue Reading »

Four Seasons' Foreclosure in Dallas

Can you imagine a Four Seasons hotel slipping into foreclosure? Well, that's exactly what happened in Texas two weeks ago to the owners of the Four Seasons Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, just outside of Dallas. With $183 million in debt, the Four Seasons, which manages the property owned by Los Angeles-based BentlyForbes,... Continue Reading »

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