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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.



"Will Your Seller Accept a Contingent Offer?" Any offer is better than no offer, right? Not necessarily. A buyer's agent recently asked if my seller would consider an offer contigent on the sale of her client's current home. Before I could present the question to my seller, I had to find out some...
Beat the Clock: When Time is of the Essence Unless specified otherwise, time is NOT of the essence in real estate contracts. But what does it mean when it is? The Free Dictionary says "A phrase in a contract that means that performance by one party at or within the period specified in the contrac...
Twenty Five Little Known Facts About Thanksgiving Thanks to Mental Floss for the following video:  Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  
Here are the answers (in CAPS) to the Thanksgiving trivia questions I posted earlier this month. 1. In what state and on what landmark did the Pligrims land? PLYMOUTH ROCK, MA.   2. The first Thanksgiving Parade was sponsored by a famous store that was also well-known for it's holiday window disp...
Real Estate Forecast for the Dallas Area for 2014 As 2013 draws to a close, prognosticators are looking forward to what lies ahead. At a recent real estate seminar, here's what "they" predict for Dallas: Interest rates may go up. We're not in a price bubble. Over the next 40 years, Texas will add...
Medical Help for Uninsured and Under-Insured in the Dallas Metrocrest. Need medical help? The Metrocrest Community Clinic provides affordable, quality health care to those with little or no medical insurance. In 1992, "On Eagles Wings", a 501(c)(3) non-profit was started by the Chapel Hill United...
Turn! Turn! Turn! To Everything There is a Season In Addison, the leaves are turning colors and falling to earth. This autumn has been quite spectacular. The reds seem redder, the yellows more yellow, and oranges, orangier this year. I took the photo above on Beltway Drive, in front of the Hampto...
Feng Shui for Real Estate. Yesterday, we were fortunate to have have Beverly Biehl, from The Intuitive Interior, speak to us at Keller Williams Dallas Premier. She gave us a presentation on Feng Shui for Real Estate, subtitled Do's and Don't for the Asian Market (and your other clients, too). Bev...
I've Been Deputized! I spent an hour last Saturday in a class taught by the Dallas (Texas) County Elections staff and am now deputized to register voters. If you are interested in becoming a Deputy Registrar, there are three more classes this year: Thursday, November 21, 2013 Saturday, December 1...
Vitruvian Lights 2013 Vitruvian Park is a 100+ acre mixed use development in Addison, Texas consisting of apartment living, retail space, parks, jogging paths, and more. Outdoor activities are scheduled year round. As winter draws near, so does the Vitruvian Lights spectacular. On Friday November...

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