Sold sign in front of suburban home

Real estate in North Texas is booming.

Area house sales are up more than 8% from a year ago, according to a recent report from CoreLogic.

Home values are rising rapidly too. 

Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller’s home price index puts Dallas prices at an all-time high, almost 40% ahead of where they were a decade ago.

antique silver pocket watch

Do you have jewelry that’s been in your family for years? How about a coin collection or a lamp that your grandmother swore was Tiffany? If you have family heirlooms or other unique items that might be of value, you may want to consider meeting with a collectibles consultant. 

When to meet with a collectibles assets buyer, broker, and consultant 

Jill Studley, M.D., joined the medical center at Highland Springs as a full-time physician in March 2017.

Highland Springs is growing, and so is the North Dallas, Tex., community’s medical center.

Several Highland Springs residents moved from Robson Ranch, a 55-plus active adult community near Denton, Texas.

Robson Ranch, the gated 55-plus community just outside of Denton, Tex., is rich with amenities and social opportunities. Residents live in single-family homes with 18 holes of fairways winding between them.

“We moved to Robson to be closer to our grandchildren and to enjoy the activities and amenities,” says John Wolfe, who lived at the community for 15 years with his wife Noreen.

Photo of Barbara Clary, who sold her home of 56 years and moved to Highland Springs using resources recommended through Erickson Realty and Moving Services.

When it came time to choose a retirement community, Highland Springs was at the top of Barbara Clary’s list.

“I had friends who already lived at Highland Springs, and they all liked it and recommended it,” says Barbara. 

Howdy Highland Springs volunteers celebrate the program’s 200th episode.

The chance to look back over your work and celebrate a job well done doesn’t come along every day.

So when the resident volunteers who run Highland Springs’ in-house television program Howdy Highland Springs filmed their 200th episode, they paused for a moment to acknowledge the achievement with cake and champagne.

Lauren Rozdilsky recently transitioned from sales associate to sales counselor at Highland Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas.

Venture in to the sales office at Highland Springs, and you’ll see familiar faces filling new roles.

Sous Chef Jose Cifuentes is the culinary talent for Highland Springs’ two new dining venues, Reunion Grill and Pecan Stop Café.

People who live at Highland Springs have two new dining options on the menu.

Reunion Grill and Pecan Stop Café are located in the Pecan Grove residence building at the North Dallas Erickson Living community, which opened in December 2016.

Larry Little checks on his strawberry, blackberry, and tomato plants in his garden at Highland Springs.

When Larry Little and his wife Diane moved to Highland Springs two years ago, one of Larry’s first priorities was applying for a garden bed at the North Dallas community.