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Why the Texas Grid May Need a Coal Plant to Keep Running This Winter -
Just How Strong Were Weekend Earthquakes in Dallas? -
The 3.1 earthquake that shook the Dallas area on saturday night and the 3.4 quake near Irving were still small by any estimation. Small enough that the L.A. Times even had a little fun covering the quakes, running the headline “Not Everything is Bigger in Texas” on Sunday. - Icon Realty
Winter Outlook for Texas Drought: Limber Up Those Fingers -
Foreclosure rates down in July, CoreLogic reports -
Opening of Loop 1604, U.S. Highway 281 connector delayed | News - Home -
The Alamo Regional Mobility Authority is moving back its target opening for the first connector at Loop 1604 and Highway 281 by almost a month. - Icon Realty
The Final Numbers Are In: Over 300 Million Trees Killed By the Texas Drought -
The Final Numbers Are In: Over 300 Million Trees Killed By the Texas Drought
City Council approves Convention Center expansion project -
After an extensive competition that drew local and national interest, Mayor Julián Castro and the City Council approved a team to design and construct the expansion of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center with a $304 million budget. - Icon Realty
FHFA targets g-fee boost in five states -
Will Texas embrace reverse mortgages? -
Starbucks Gives Single-Serve a Shot -
As sales of machines that brew one cup of coffee at a time begin to moderate, Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) and other coffee companies are introducing brewers that can make single shots of espresso as well as lattes and other espresso-based drinks. - Icon Realty
While Poverty Rose Again, Data Hint Economy May Have Found Its Feet -
Texas’ top-ranked colleges and universities (slideshow) - San Antonio Business Journal -
Fortunately for parents, U.S. News & World Report publishes an annual guide ranking the top colleges and universities in America. Because the magazine has released its 2012 guide this week, the San Antonio Business Journal has decided to put together a slideshow of all the Texas schools on the National University Rankings list, as well as the San Antonio schools that made it to the Regional University Rankings list. Schools ranked as national universities offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Regional universities primarily offer undergraduate degrees and some graduate programs. - Icon Realty
Single-family housing starts hit two-year high -
Fire ant hills pose hot hurdles at Mays YMCA playing fields | San Antonio -
Athletes at a north-side YMCA say recent rainfall has turned the playing fields into obstacle courses pocked with dangerous fire ant mounds. - Icon Realty
Real Estate » Agents can maneuver around bad situations -
Encouraging report about home sales lifts stocks -
A Texas-Sized Housing Recovery -
How to work with a contractor -
Whether you’re fixing up a home to flip or renovating your own home, it is very important to be realistic about the project. Home improvements are hard work and very time consuming. And, let’s face it, we all have very busy schedules. Getting your hands dirty on a good construction project is certainly good for the soul but it is very hard on the body. So, when it comes time to bring in a professional, you need to take a few simple steps to protect yourself and your project. - Icon Realty
Philadelphia Officials Disapprove of Man Who Paid $20,000 to Clean Up Vacant Lot -
Philadelphia Officials Disapprove of Man Who Paid $20,000 to Clean Up Vacant Lot
A few things you should know about colors before painting your home -
Choosing the right color for a room is never easy. Some colors are more suitable for a certain space while others might look better in a different area. Each color transmits something and this is what you should focus on when choosing the color for your home. Also, make sure the color you choose matches with the style you want to adopt for the décor. - Icon Realty
Sales of U.S. Existing Homes Climb to a Two-Year High -
Drought area expands in U.S., now most extensive this summer - Business - Oil & energy | NBC News -
Hot and dry conditions continued to plague large parts of the U.S. Plains and southern states as the worst U.S. drought in over five decades expanded its grip on some key farming states. - Icon Realty
How a Texas Rancher Dealt with the Drought | Field & Stream -
99 Housing Markets Improve in September; Americans More Optimistic -
Preparing Your Home for Colder Weather: How to do, What to do! - Decoist -
Whether you love it or dread it, cold weather is just around the corner. Some people relish the snow and ice while others dream of jetting off to some remote tropical locale until their home town thaws out. Regardless of where you stand, it’s important to take a few moments to prepare your home for the upcoming season. Here are three things you’ll need to remember as you prep for hibernation. - Icon Realty
Housing’s Wealth Effect to Start Nudging U.S. Spending: Economy -
On the market: Hill Country style in the city -
This house at 234 Country Lane is in the Northwood Estates neighborhood in the Alamo Heights Independent School District. It has four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half-bathroom and about 3,564 square feet of space. - Icon Realty
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