Addison, TX Real Estate News

By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
How Long Do I Have To Wait To Buy An Addison, TX Home? If you've had a bankruptcy, foreclosure, deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, or short sale, there are required wait times before you can obtain a loan to purchase a home in Addison, Texas and elsewhere in the Dallas Metroplex. Here is a quick at-a-glance guide to help you determine how long you'll have to wait. Waiting Periods for Buyers     Event FHA VA Conventional Bankruptcy Chapter 7: 2 years Chapter 13: 12 month minimum with satisfactory payout & court approval Chapter 7: 2 years Chapter 13: 12 month minimum with satisfactory payout & court approval Chapter 7 or 11: 4 years Chapter 13: 2 years from discharge date or 4 years from dismissal date Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure 3 years 2 years 2 years: 80% max LTV 4 years: 90% max LTV 7 year...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Report for Addison, Texas: October 2014   Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison Texas   The total number of available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is 47 (down from 50 last month). Currently for sale, there are:   20 single family homes (plus 2 that are under contract, in option). No half-duplexes. 14 condos (plus 2 in option). 13 townhomes (plus 1 in option). 31 of the homes above have been on the market for longer than 30 days. The average number of days on the market for the “active” status homes is 67 days, down from 75 days last month. The median number of days is 54, up from the 43 day median last month.   New listings in October   Twenty four homes came on the market in Addison, TX in October 2014, up from 23 the previous month.   Sub...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Addison Pacesetters Learn About Traffic Signals & Street Signs Addison Pacesetters (Addison, Texas residents 50+ years of age) meet the first Wednesday of each month at Dunn Bros. on Belt Line Road and learn about the Town of Addison. This month, Brandon Graham, Signal Technician, spoke to us. Here are some tidbits from his presentations and the Q & A session that followed: Brandon has worked for the Town of Addison for 8 years. Before coming to Addison, he was with Garland for 10 years. There are 36 traffic signals and approximately 3800 street signs in Addison. There are 72 street lights on Belt Line Road. He is on call 24/7 and has remote access to signals so he doesn't have to come into the office if it's after hours. 90% of what he does he learned through on-the-job training. He en...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Addison TX VA Loans  is the best loan program in Texas!         Designed for both active duty military and honorable discharged Veterans, VA mortgage loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today.                 Here are some of the great features of this fantastic program:                 - Up to 100% financing, with no down required.         - No monthly mortgage insurance.         - Easier credit qualifying compared to other types of mortgage loans.               - VA mortgage rates are low compared to other types of home loans.                  So how do you qualify for Addison TX VA Loans?                 First of all, you must verify your eligibility. This is done by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. You can work with an approved Texas VA mortgag...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Preventing Sounds That Go Beep Beep Beep in the Night in Addison.   Why do smoke detector batteries only fail after 11:00 pm and before 7:00 am? No one knows.  But there is a way to prevent this from happening. And if you live in Addison, Texas, replacing those batteries in your smoke detectors is even easier than you think.   October is Fire Safety Month. If you live in Addison in a single family home, you can schedule an appointment through the Addison Fire Department's secretary (call Monica Hernandez at 972-450-7201) and the fire fighters will pull up to your house in the fire truck, carry in a ladder and some batteries, and replace the batteries in your smoke detectors. FOR FREE.   This morning, Lt. John Lage (left in photo above), Firefighter Darryl Johnson (center), and FEO Tim T...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Report for Addison, Texas: September 2014   Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison Texas   The total number of available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is 50 (up from 47 last month). Currently for sale, there are:   20 single family homes (but 4 are under contract, in option). No half-duplexes. 12 condos (2 in option). 18 townhomes (3 in option). 30 of the homes above have been on the market for longer than 30 days. The average number of days on the market for the “active” status homes is 75 days, up from 69 days last month. The number is skewed by the incomplete new construction at Meridian Square. The median number of days is 43, the same as last month.   New listings in September   Twenty three homes came on the market in Addison, TX in Sep...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home sales in the Addison area were down 13% in May 2014 compared to last year, with 185 homes selling this month. So far this year, overall home sales have a decrease of 12% , with 663 homes sold. New Addison real estate listings decreased 5% from last year, with 256 homes listed this month. For the year-to-date, home listings have decreased 10%, with 1,001 homes listed. The number of current listings under contract this month was down 16%, at 182 homes. Listings under contract for the year-to-date have decreased 14%, with 775 homes under contract. Click here to view homes in Addison. Addison Home Values Report Register online for monthly home value updates on your city and neighborhood, automatically emailed to you.  
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home Sales in the Grand Addison subdivision in Addison, Texas have been brisk in 2013, with 13 houses sold. The houses sold were built between the years 1993 and 1996, and the average sales price for a house in the Grand Addison subdivision was $285,888. Click here for the full report. Addison Texas Real Estate Reports Register online for monthly updates on your city and neighborhood homes information, automatically emailed to you.  
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home Sales in the Addison Place subdivision in Addison, Texas have been brisk in 2013, with 7 houses sold. The houses sold were built between the years 1982 and 1998, and the average sales price for a house in the Addison Place subdivision was $171,867. Click here for the full report. Addison Texas Real Estate Reports Register online for monthly updates on your city and neighborhood homes information, automatically emailed to you.  
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home Sales in the Oaks North subdivision in Addison, Texas have been brisk in 2013, with 8 houses sold. The houses sold were built between the years 1980 and 1998, and the average sales price for a house in the Midway Meadows subdivision was $285,888. Click here for the full report. Addison Texas Real Estate Reports Register online for monthly updates on your city and neighborhood homes information, automatically emailed to you.  
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home Sales in the Midway Meadows subdivision in Addison, Texas have been brisk in 2013, with 19 houses sold. The houses sold were built between the years 1980 and 1995, and the average sales price for a house in the Midway Meadows subdivision was $285,888. Click here for the full report. Addison Texas Real Estate Reports Register online for monthly updates on your city and neighborhood homes information, automatically emailed to you.  
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home Sales in the Waterford subdivision in Addison, Texas have been brisk in 2013, with 16 houses sold. The houses sold were built between the years 1984 and 1993, and the average sales price for a house in the Waterford subdivision was $285,888. Click here for the full report. Addison Texas Real Estate Reports Register online for monthly updates on your city and neighborhood homes information, automatically emailed to you.  
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By Bob McCranie, Your best advocate when buying or selling your hom
(Broker Associate / Team Lead - Texas Pride Realty Group)
Addison, Texas Real Estate is affordable and has a variety of styles and features. Explore more on the links below.  Addison has a very busy commercial and restaurant area.  It's very popular but still small.  Homes in the area tend to sell for more than the suburbs around it.  It's a great area and very desirable.   Call Texas Pride Realty today to find your next home in Addison! Addison, Texas Counties: Dallas Addison is a bustling town that is alive with entrepreneurial spirit where small start-ups to major corporations are headquartered including Pizza Hut, Mary Kay Cosmetics, CompUSA and Palm Harbor Homes. Within a compact urban center, Addison has a unique combination of towering office buildings, upscale shopping, beautifully landscaped residential communities, award-winning park...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Addison Pacesetters Learn About Addison's Tree House Addison Pacesetters (Addison, Texas residents 50+ years of age) meet the first Wednesday of each month at Dunn Bros. on Belt Line Road and learn about the Town of Addison. This month, Ben Magill, manager of Economic Development and Paula Gean, Director of Addison's Tree House, spoke to us. Here are some tidbits from their presentations and the Q & A session that followed: The Tree House is a business incubator where Addison is "planting seeds for the future." Ben's main focus as Manager of Economic Development for Addison is two-fold: bring business into the city and help those businesses already here to grow and expand. Paula likened the Tree House environment to a "community" where there are weekly events. There are 100 mentors wait...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Report for Addison, Texas: August 2014   Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison Texas   The total number of available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is 47 (down from 48 last month). Currently for sale, there are:   21 single family homes (but 3 are under contract, in option). 1 half-duplex. 11 condos (1 in option). 14 townhomes. 29 of the homes above have been on the market for longer than 30 days. The average number of days on the market for the “active” status homes is 69 days, up from 63 days last month. The number is skewed by the incomplete new construction at Meridian Square. The median number of days is 43.   New listings in August   Twenty homes came on the market in Addison, TX in August 2014, down from 35 the previous month.   Subdiv...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Addison Pacesetters Learn About Addison's East Side Parks Supervisor Addison Pacesetters (Addison, Texas residents 50+ years of age) meet the first Wednesday of each month at Dunn Bros. on Belt Line Road and learn about the Town of Addison. This month, Gerald Johnson, Parks Department supervisor on the east side of Addison spoke to us. Here are some tidbits from his presentation and the Q & A session that followed: Gerald has worked in the Parks Department for 12 years. He is the supervisor on the east side. He arrived in New York City from Jamaica in December 1997 and had never experienced cold weather before. Due to his wife's job, Gerald relocated to the Dallas area. He likes the weather here much better! He encourages the guys on his team to drink plenty of water so they don't get d...
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By Brian Force, Work With the Best!
Addison, TX Located just minutes from downtown Dallas, Addison, TX is a vibrant community in one of the nicest areas in the metroplex. Inhabited largely by young professionals and families, Addison has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for the electic nightlife scene at the Village on the Parkway, or the calming atmosphere of Addison circle, this town has something for everyone! View All MLS Homes For Sale in Addison, TX      If you are interested in finding your new home in Addison, TX, contact our experts today to set up a free buyer consultation! Interested in buying but need to sell your home first? Click here to see how our experts can help you today!  
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Report for Addison, Texas: July 2014   1) Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison Texas   The total number of available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is 48 (up from 37 last month). Currently for sale, there are:   23 single family homes (but 4 are under contract, in option). 1 half-duplex. 11 condos (2 in option). 20 townhomes (1 in option). 25 of the homes above have been on the market for longer than 30 days. The average number of days on the market for the “active” status homes is 63 days, down from 81 days last month. The number is skewed by the incomplete new construction at Meridian Square.   New listings in July   Thirty five homes came on the market in Addison, TX in July 2014, more than double the previous month (14 in June).   Subdivi...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
Looking For Truth in Addison? As we all know, there are at least two sides to every story. In Addison, Texas, lately, the second side of the story has been hard to find. Until now. The Truth in Addison website is up and functional and you owe it to yourself to check it out if you live in, work in, or play in Addison. Created by a dozen or so Addison residents, some of whom are former Town Council memers, www.TruthInAddison.com provides a perspective different from the picture painted by the current mayor and his merry minions. One of the reasons the website was created: "The Town is experiencing a climate of mistrust and divisiveness that has been fueled in large part by the fact that our residents are not receiving full and complete information." I urge you to read this editorial to ge...
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