Lewisville, TX Real Estate News

By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
Old Town Aquatic Parkis located at 535 W. College Street, three blocks east of the I-35E access road. It features a double-loop slide, two leisure pool areas with play features, three, spray grounds, a small lazy river, a playground and a concession area.Admission at the gate is $3. Resident admission cost is $2 (proof of residency required), and twilight admission is $2. Children under 3 are admitted free.The facility is open 1-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-6 p.m. Saturday and 2-6 p.m. Sunday. It is closed on Thursdays.Season passes also are available. They are good at either facility for the entire swim season. Individual season pass cost is $65, individual resident season pass is $50 (proof of residency required), and a resident family pass for up to six family members is available for $17...
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By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
Lewisville's Sun Valley Aquatic Center and Old Town Aquatic Park will open the summer season at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24.Located at 801 S. Valley Parkway behind Lewisville High School, Sun Valley Aquatic Center features a 25-yard competition pool, two double-loop slides, a lily pad/activity area, a tot pool, a lazy river and a concession area.Admission at the gate is $5. Resident admission cost is $4 (proof of residency required), and twilight admission (7-8 p.m. Monday-Friday) is $3. Children under 3 are admitted FREE.The facility is open noon-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-6 p.m. Saturday and 2-6 p.m. Sunday during the season. It is closed on Wednesdays.Season passes also are available. They are good at either facility for the entire swim season. Individual season pass cost is $65, individ...
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By Cindy Richter, IRIS Dallas, TX Home Stager
(Interior Motiv Home Staging)
Used to be a parking lot, the Old Town Community Garden is providing an environment for inexperienced and experienced gardeners to build a community spirit.  Surplus produce will be donated to the CCA food pantry where 30% of the angels are diabetic and in need of nutritious food.  Individuals and volunteer groups have worked for months creating fertile soil for planting, a compost pile, decorative arbor and walkways.  Everyone is very excited about this shared vision, so join us for the grand opening!May 19, 2007, 10AM at 200 Kealy Street, Lewisville TexasRefreshments will be served so come celebrate!
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By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
Residential - Active# of Units369Average List Price$245,973Average Market Time57 DaysAverage Square Ft.2331  Residential - Pending# of Units52Average List Price$200,141Average Market Time57 DaysAverage Square Ft.2059  Residential - Sold February 2007# of Units89Average List Price$200,217Average Sold Price$196,882Average Market Time49 DaysAverage Square Ft.2078% of List Price98.3%If you have any questions about or would like to know the market conditions for your specific area or neighborhood visit www.DFWMarketSnapshot.com.Equal Opportunity Housing * All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. 
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By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
This data was compiled from the NTREIS  MLS and may not include all FSBO or new build transactions. Here is a look at the Lewisville Real Estate Market, for 2007 1st Quarter:Number of Homes Active on the Market: 449Average List Price: $203,508Number of Pending Sales: 74 Number of Sales: 285Average Sales Price: $194,675 ($92 per sqft)Average Days on Market: 56List to Sales Price Ratio: 97%Get your Personal Lewisville Neighborhood Snapshot.
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By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
For a Festival of a GREAT Time - Visit Old Towne Lewisville Saturday, May 5, from 11am to 7pm, for Lewisville's 5th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival. No entry admission, however, donations are being requested for $1 or canned foods and/or household products for Christian Community Action. Donations collected are in efforts to provide at least two $500 scholarships to Lewisville ISD students of Mexican Heritage. In the past 5 of these scholarships have been awarded during the past three years.The Event, organized by Dallas Tortilla and Tamale Factory, will include lots of music, food, arts and crafts showing the many facets of Mexican Culture.What is Cinco de Mayo?May 5, 1862 in the Battle of Puebla, The Mexican Army defeated a French-commanded army of double their manpower. This was the be...
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By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
 The City of Lewisville has so much to offer. From Exemplary Schools to First Rate Golf Courses, it's location it certainly worth it's weight in Gold! Most people think of Lewisville as the equal balance between small-town and urban metropolis. It is close enough to Dallas and Ft. Worth, minutes from DFW International Airport, and settled between Lake Lewisville and Lake Grapevine.Old Towne Lewisville is charming and full of history - including one of the locations of the most famous Bonnie and Clyde Bank Robberies committed by Raymond Hamilton and TR Brooks in 1934 at the First National Bank of Lewisville. The downtown area has lots to offer with specialty stores, antique stores, dining and local businesses.Money Magazine ranked Lewisville as one of the best place to live in 2006.Avera...
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By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
The Lewisville Independent School District is made up of all, or part of, at least thirteen communities including Lewisville, Highland Village, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, The Colony, Flower Mound, portions of north Carrollton, western Plano, and smaller portions of Frisco, Hebron, Coppell, Grapevine and Argyle.Lewisville ISD encompasses 127 square miles in the southeast portion of Denton County. The Lewisville ISD has grown rapidly in the past few years as families make their homes in these communities to take advantage of the attractive location to the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, located only a short drive away.Most of these communities are located about 35 minutes from downtown Dallas, and only minutes away from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, one of the busiest airports in ...
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By Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group
(Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate)
Home of an award-winning park system and several recognized schools, Lewisville offers a bit of everything for everyone. From child to senior citizen, people enjoy what Lewisville has to offer. SPAN, an organization for seniors offering transportation, nutrition, and several other senior services, is a great asset to the community. Lewisville offers two recreational centers for children of all ages with classes and activities. There are several job opportunities, as well as good shopping, including Vista Ridge, a major mall with stores such as Dillards, Sears, and JCPenneys. Located just north of Dallas off of I-35E, commuters enjoy a generally short commute. Lewisville has all the conveniences today's population are looking for, and several unexpected conveniences that today's populati...
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