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I-Team: Texans Need A License To Cut Hair But Not To Repair Roofs

To professionally cut hair in the state of Texas, you have to have a license. If you want to paint nails for a living, you too need a license. But if you install or repairs roofs, Texas requires nothing.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

A surburban home is shown. (credit: Getty images/Preston C. Mack)

Clock Is Ticking To Fight County Property Appraisals

The clock is ticking to combat property appraisal sticker shock this year. Homeowners must file a ‘Notice of Protest’ by midnight.

CBS 11–06/02/2014

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Did Texas Dad Know He Was Shooting Daughter’s Guest?

A grand jury will have to determine whether a Texas man who killed a 17-year-old boy in his teenage daughter’s bedroom knew he was shooting the girl’s guest — or thought he was shooting an intruder.

03/14/2014

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Needs vs. Wants Changing When It Comes To Home Buying

According to Consumer Reports, since the housing market crisis Americans have changed their criteria for what makes a home desirable.

CBSDFW.COM–03/25/2013

Fans enter Rangers Ballpark in Arlington before Game 4 of the ALDS between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers on October 10, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Possible Restrictions For Homeowners Who Rent To Sports Fans

Arlington residents who rent out their homes to sports fans may soon face new restrictions.

CBSDFW.COM–03/19/2013

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Grand Prairie Homeowner Shoots Home Invader

Grand Prairie police say the homeowner called 9-1-1 to report someone breaking into a window of his home and fired at the suspect while still on the phone with the dispatcher.

CBS 11–11/27/2012

North Fort Worth Shooting

FW Police Officers Watch As Citizens Chase, Shoot Suspects

Police responding to a 9-1-1 call for a burglar with a bat, ended up watching a citizen observer and a resident chase down and shoot both suspects.

CBSDFW.COM–10/25/2012

A surburban home is shown. (credit: Getty images/Preston C. Mack)

Tarrant County Offering Property Fraud Alerts

Tarrant County offers a free program that gives property owners a “heads up” if someone is trying to file documents on their property. The program is called Property Fraud Alert and it alerts individuals to potentially fraudulent activity involving their personal information.

04/02/2012

A surburban home is shown. (credit: Getty images/Preston C. Mack)

Tips To Make Sure Your Home Isn’t Underinsured

It’s the time of year when North Texas starts to see tornadoes, wildfires and other weather related catastrophes. Now is also the time to consider the chance your property insurance won’t cover the cost of losing everything in your home.

03/27/2012

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Security Camera Captures N. Texas Homeowner Attack

Haltom City police are searching for the person who attacked a homeowner after he confronted suspects trying to break into vehicles in his neighborhood.

01/11/2012

A truck heads towards the tollway on August 27, 2004. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Celina Residents Surprised To Find Road Planned Through Homes

No one wants a freeway running through their backyard, but some Celina Residents are learning for the first time that they might soon have one.

10/28/2011

A bank owned sign is seen in front of a foreclosed home. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Local Homeowners Flock To Event For Mortgage Help

North Texans, struggling to make mortgage payments, have a chance to save their dream. The Save the Dream Event” began Thursday at the Dallas Convention Center — aimed at helping homeowners cut through mortgage red tape.

09/15/2011

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