Monthly Archives January 2018

New real estate firm has area offices

Gilmer real estate broker Cathy Daniels has established Texas Real Estate Executives, buying out a real estate office in Longview with a partner and opening an office in Daingerfield.

"We are planning on quite a few future expansions in the East Texas market as well as the Dallas area," Daniels said.

A broker for 11 years, Daniels said she decided to go independent because "it was time for me to do my own thing and build a new team."

Texas Real Estate Executives was founded in December and will maintain the office Daniels has occupied for 12 1/2 years at 117 Simpson St. in Gilmer.

On Jan. 4, she said, Daniels and business partner Heather Kelly bought out Skip Morton & Associates and renamed that office Texas Real Estate Executives Next Level Agents...

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Some Texas lawmakers are forgoing their pay during the government shutdown

Members of the Texas congressional delegation from both parties discuss funding for recovery from Harvey at a press conference in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 7, 2017. By Abby Livingston / The Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune checked with all the Texans in Congress on Monday about whether they planned to forgo their pay during the shutdown which began Saturday. Ten have decided to withhold their pay or donate their paychecks to charity. One lawmaker, U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, had no comment, per her spokeswoman.

The shutdown, which began early Saturday morning, was a result of Republicans and Democrats not reaching a compromise on spending, largely due to a stalemate over immigration policy.

"There’s no good reason why Members should receive pay during a #shutdown while fed e...

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Tips For Buying Dallas Texas Real Estate

If you’re in the market for a new home in Dallas Texas, there are many things you need to keep in mind. The last thing you should do is simply choose the cheapest home or the first “good” property that you see. There are many things that you should consider before buying a home. After all, purchasing a property would most likely be the biggest purchase you’ll ever make in your life. So, we will now cover a few tips that you should keep in mind.

The first tip is that you should think about the needs of yourself and the needs of your family before you start looking at properties. Basically, you should know what you want and what type of property you’re looking for before you start your property search...

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