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Ah, Addison! Not a city, but a "town." The Town of Addison. The best place to live and work in North Texas. There's something to be said about a place that doesn't take itself too seriously. Note the exclamation point in the town's name. Here you'll find the ruminations, rants and raves of one of the town's realtors and residents.
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Real Estate Market Report for Addison, TX:  July 2022 Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison TexasThe total number of currently available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is 18, as compared to 10 last month.  Eleven are pre-owned and 7 are new construction at Addison Grove. ...
08/01/2022
I purchased my first home back in 1984 when interest rates were 21% (not a typo). I was lucky to get a First Time Homebuyer's bond that reduced the rate to 18%.  I lived in that house for 20 years and refinanced it twice.If you're going to buy at house today at 5% or 6%, just remember that you're...
07/20/2022
In Texas, when a home is sold and the United States Postal Service owns the mailbox for delivery, the USPS wants their keys back! So what's an agent to do? We can't ignore Paragraph 2C in the One To Four Family Residential Contract that lists mailbox keys as accessories that convey to the buyer. ...
07/17/2022
Many in my neighborhood were disappointed when the Spring Creek BBQ at the corner of Beltway Drive and Midway Road closed shortly after COVID hit. Several of us were told by the parent company that the closure was temporary - they'd reopen after refurbishing the interior and after the constructio...
07/06/2022
Real Estate Market Report for Addison, TX:  June 2022Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison TexasThe total number of currently available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is 10, as compared to 12 last month.  Nine are pre-owned and 1 is new construction at Addison Grove. Curr...
07/01/2022
There are MANY reasons why you should  watch the fireworks at Addison's Kaboom Town, one of the nation's top rated fireworks shows in the country. If you are in the North Texas area on July 3rd, you can watch from inside Addison Circle Park if you have free tickets, or at one of the many Addison ...
06/30/2022
Here is your opportunity! This 6 bedroom, 3 bath, post-Mid Century home awaits your decorating skills. 6624 Winterwood Lane, Dallas is for sale!Preston Meadows subdivision's tree-lined streets and proximity to the neighborhood revitalization happening at Hillcrest Village, make this a very desira...
06/23/2022
Congratulations! You're pre-approved for a loan and found a home! Here's just some of what you should know. When you're financing the purchase,  pay particular attention (in Texas) to the second paragraph of the Third Party Financing Addendum that is part of the contract.This document covers two ...
06/19/2022
In a town of 15,000+ residents, with 80%  living in apartments, there aren't many non-investment properties to begin with. The problem of low inventory has not bypassed Addison. For a while last year, we were down to a supply of just 3-4 homes for a few months.Inventory started to ease a few mont...
06/10/2022
It's a tough market out there, especially for buyers. Shortage of inventory and lots of buyer demand are driving prices up, creating crazy competition, and wearing out both clients and their agents.So how do you get a buyer into a home these days? Back up!I recently had buyer clients come to me t...
06/03/2022
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Ah, Addison! Not a city, but a "town." The Town of Addison. The best place to live and work in North Texas. There's something to be said about a place that doesn't take itself too seriously. Note the exclamation point in the town's name. Here you'll find the ruminations, rants and raves of one of the town's realtors and residents.