Rockwall, TX Real Estate News

By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Out & About Rockwall Ranger Watching! Go Rangers!  We Love You! It's Party Time in Rockwall! Get Out & About and join all the fun in Rockwall - it's party time and we are all cheering for the Texas Rangers!  Our boys pulled it out last night in the bottom of the ninth for a 2 to 1 win over the Cardinals!   It's all sports all weekend in Dallas with The Texas Rangers AND the Dallas Cowboys playing.   Don't have tickets?  Hate the traffic?  No Worry!  This a great time to get out and about in Rockwall,  It's celebration time and time to cheer our Rangers on to another victory!  Call your friends, drop in one of the local restaurants or pop by The Harbor...just cheer those Rangers! Out & About Rockwall is a blog all about living on the sweet side of Dallas....Rockwall and Lake Ray Hubbard....
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
 Things to Do in Rockwall | Halloween at The Harbor | Rockwall | Texas Out & About Rockwall Halloween at The Harbor! October 28 - 6:00 PM Registration deadline for the costume contest is October 25th. A screaming good time will be had by all!  Get out & about in Rockwall and join in a spooktakular event.  WOW....there will be carnival games, face painting, bounce houses, music and a costume contest! Bring the family, call your friends, family and neighbors.....no one will want to miss this hallowing good Halloween event!    Get Out & About in Rockwall to scare up some fun! Plan on having a ghoulish good time at The Harbor in Rockwall...make this a family tradition! Things to Do in Rockwall | Halloween at The Harbor | Rockwall | Texas Get out & about Rockwall County to enjoy living the g...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
 Pumpkin Patch | Rockwall Texas | Get Out & About & Scare Up Some Fun  Get Out & About Rockwall &                          Scare Up Some Fun!   Rockwall Pumpkin Patch 2011     N O W    O P E N   Through Sunday October 30th    Come One, Come All!   Ridge Road Shopping Center   Open Daily 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM  Saturday, October 15           Pumpkin Decorating Contests Ages:  3-5, 6-9, 10-12 Officer Donaldson of the Rockwall Police Department will judge Tuesday Is Senior Day Seniors - ages 55 or better get 10% off Senior Groups welcome School Field Trips Schedule your group at school@rockwallpumpkinpatch.com  Pumpkin Patch in Rockwall has become a long lived tradition and is an all-volunteer fundraiser with the Friends of the Rockwall County Library and Our Lady of the Lake Council of Catholi...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Rain Drops Keep Falling on My Head Cause I'm Never Gonna Stop the Rain By Complainin'     One Year Old Blogger is Out & About in ActiveRain!      It has been one year ago today that I posted my first ActiveRain Blog post and, wonder of wonders, it was featured!  So you can see, even though I didn't have a clue what I was doing I was already hooked!  I have been on a fast tract every day since that October 13, 2010 post.  I did not even know enough to know I was supposed to respond to the comments made on my post!  DUH!   Here's a few highlights of my year long journey in the ActiveRain Blogging halls:   337,665 Points                        28 Featured Posts   8,994 Comments Received   8,215 Comments Left   628 Blog Posts   #1 in Rockwall - Rank in Rockwall:#1 #1 in Rockwall County - Ra...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall - Rockin' on the Docks | The Harbor | Rockwall Out & About Rockin' on the Docks Is Back! The Harbor - Lake Ray Hubbard It's Happening in Rockwall....Again! WOW!  It's "that" time again!  The fourth annual "Rockin on the Docks" festival is back with an awesome slate of entertainment and lots of fun things to do!                                 Don't miss Rockin' on the Docks! Where:  The Harbor - East shore, Lake Ray Hubbard,  Rockwall When:    October 22 Time:     11:00 AM   This exciting event offers something for every interest, every age.  There is a great mix of live country and rock music planned for all day.  Enjoy arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and children's play area.  Plus there will be boating and water events.     Live Music - Get Rockin' on t...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall |  Dine Tex-Mex Style |Luna De Noche | The Harbor | Rockwall   Out & About Rockwall   Spotlight on Dining! Rockwall Style Dine Like You Are on Vacation! Luna De Noche There is one thing for sure about Texans....we DO love our Tex-Mex food!  Locals as well as out-of-towners have quickly placed Luna de Noche at the top of their list when craving a good shot of Tex-Mex presented with a unique blend of American glitz and Mexican spice.  Add to this the ultimate in locations and settings - being located at The Harbor on Lake Ray Hubbard and you have the ultimate in Tex-Mex dining in a resort setting - all served up with great service.         Luna de Noche features an unbeatable combination: Full Bar Stunning Dining Room  Patio Dining with a View  Hours:  Sunday - Th...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Homes for Sale | Market Report | Foxchase | Rockwall Market Report - Foxchase - Rockwall Foxchase in Rockwall is an established neighborhood ideally located close to everything - shopping, dining, schools, The Harbor and Lake Ray Hubbard.   The park in Foxchase is an amazing benefit to residents and provides plenty of room to play, celebrate events and just get out & about enjoying living in Foxchase, one of Rockwall's great neighborhoods.   Homes for Sale | Market Report | Foxchase | Rockwall         There are a total of 216 lots in Foxchase and the Home Owner Association is voluntary.  The schools for Foxchase are:  Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary  Maurine Cain Middle Rockwall-Heath High  Search for Homes For Sale in Foxchase Search Homes For Sale Entire MLS Market Report shows curren...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall | Haunted Hayride | Halloween in Myers Park | Rockwall    Out & About   'Tis the Season - Halloween Fun!   Deadline to Register - October 18   What:  Not So Scary Haunted Hayride Where:  Harry Myers Park Date:  October 21 Times:  10:00 to 11:30 AM  or 1:00 to 2:30 PM Ages:  3 - 5 Years Old Cost:  $10.00 for Residents   Bring your kids, pick up the neighbors' kids....just get out & about Rockwall and join the Halloween fun in Rockwall.  Kids, be prepared to have an awesome time enjoying Monster Mash dancing, snacks and haunted storytelling.    Harry Myers Park is a 60 acre Rockwall park which features: Swimming Pool  Three Playgrounds KidZone Walking Trails Three Ponds Amphitheater Sprayground - Open 7 Days a Week from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm/  BBQ Grills Pavilions Ga...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall | Outdoor Family Camp-out | Rockwall  Out & About Rockwall Spotlight on Family WOW - Don't Miss This One! Outdoor Family Camp-out A great family fun event is planned in Rockwall!  The fun starts early continuing all day on Saturday, on through the night and finishing up on Sunday. What:   Outdoor Family Campout Where: Harry Myers ParkWhen:  Saturday - Sunday - October 15 - 16Time:    8:00 AMCost:    $100 - Residents       $150 Non-residentsCall:     The Center @ 972-771-7740 for additional information & to register. Registration Deadline:  October 8 - Hurry to get signed up for this great event! There are lots of activities planned to enjoy your weekend family camp-out including fishing, archery, disc golf, kayaking & much more!  Bring your tent and sleeping bag...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Out & About Rockwall   Spotlight on Family!   Things to Do in Rockwall | Annual Fishing Derby | A Great Place to Live | Rockwall   October starts of the month with great fun activities designed for the enjoyment of Rockwall residents.  Be sure to mark your calendars for the Annual Fishing Derby!  This event is sponsored by the City of Rockwall Parks & Recreation.   What:  Annual Fishing Derby - Stocked Ponds & Prizes Where: Harry Myers Park Who:  Ages up to 14 year old When:  October 8 from 8:00 AM until noon Cost:  $5.00 for Rockwall residents Call:  972-771-7740 to Register   Sign up your kids and enjoy this beautiful fall season in Rockwall.   There is always something fun, interesting, free or very affordable to do in Rockwall.  Watch for Out & About Rockwall reminders each week, ma...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall | Family Fun Friday | Movie in the Park | Rockwall Out & About Rockwall   Movie in the Park!     Family Fun Friday is tonight and there is still time to plan on getting out & about in Rockwall with the family having fun around Rockwall!     Here's the 411 of this last Family Fun Friday:   Date:  September 30th Time:  Starts at 6:00 PM - Movie starts at dusk Where:  Rockwall Estates Featured Movie:  Tangled    Things to Do in Rockwall | Family Fun Friday | Movie in the Park | Rockwall   There is always something fun, interesting, free or very affordable to do in Rockwall.  Watch for Out & About Rockwall reminders each week, mark your calendars and enjoy living and loving Rockwall.  We would like to hear about your experiences, send us your photos along with your ...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
 Things to Do in Rockwall | Toyota U.S. Open Triathlon | The Harbor | Rockwall  Out & About Rockwall Spotlight on Sports The Harbor - Lake Ray Hubbard Toyota U.S. Open Triathlon Rockwall is the location for the Toyota U.S. Open Triathlon on Sunday, October 2.  There is a strong field of competitors for the Race to the Toyota Cup Series Championship.   More than 3,500 spectators are expected for this major event in Rockwall.    The participants, over 1,000, are from 23 states and seven counties.  These athletes will swim, cycle and run throughout Rockwall. This event was held last year, 2010, and generated hundreds of hotel rooms booked and thousands of dollars pouring into the Rockwall local economy.  This is the first fall weekend and it is going to be busy out and about in Rockwall an...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
 Rockwall's Changing Horizon | Rockwall's Corporate Coast | Harbor Heights | Homes For Sale | Rockwall Rockwall's Changing Horizon Amazing Views Are Coming!  Harbor Heights Will Change the Horizon! There will be something new popping up on the eastern shores of Lake Ray Hubbard!  The first phase of Harbor Heights has started becoming part of Rockwall's Corporate Coast. What is Harbor Heights?   Seven story Class A corporate office tower - Phase One 110,000 square foot landmark tower Corporate office space Bank Five Star ***** Roof-top restaurant Retail opportunities Several pad sites also available The Most Amazing Views in Dallas Area will be found on this hilltop elevation overlooking Lake Ray Hubbard and the famous Dallas skyline.  Rockwall has steadily earned recognition as an in-de...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
 First Time Home Buyers | Down Payment Assistance | Buy Homes Now | Rockwall Attention:  First Time Home Buyers!  Down Payment Assistance is back, making this an even better time to buy homes in Rockwall, Texas.  There is now bond money available and first time home buyers should act quickly to respond before the money runs out. This Homebuyer Assistance Program is available on homes located anywhere in Texas for first time home buyers!    There is $10,000 for down payment and/or closing costs assistance for the purchase of a single family home.  This is an outstanding program and should be checked out quickly by all first time home buyers as the window of opportunity is now open. Reasons it is a good time for First Time Home Buyuers to buy Rockwall Homes now:       Interest rates are l...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
 Things to Do in Rockwall | The Harbor | Candlelight Vigil | End Domestic Violence | Rockwall Out & About Rockwall Spotlight on Families Candlelight Vigil at The Harbor - September 30, 2011 7:30 - 8:30 PM - Gather at the Fountain! Working to End Domestic Violence in Our Community!   Families are important in Rockwall.   This is a combined special effort of local family violence shelters and healthy family advocates to bring awareness regarding family violence.  This is an opportunity to work toward prevention and putting an end to Domestic Violence in Our Community!   There will be special speakers, music and art.  Please plan on attending to remember and honor those who have lost their lives due to domestic violence.  Gather at the Centre Fountain at The Harbor for a moment of silence....
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Selling Your Rockwall County Home | The Internet Will Likely Bring THE Buyer | Rockwall County Extreme Internet Marketing Available!  Except nothing less!  In today’s real estate market, a good selling plan can truly excel when properly combined with current Internet technology.  Modern home buyers expect on-demand home shopping, and meeting that expectation is a crucial element of marketing a home. My websites allows home buyers to search and sort through thousands of listings to find the home that is right for them. As your listing agent, I can ensure that your home is marketed locally, nationally and globally 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Selecting the right Realtor to market your Rockwall County home is important.  Do you go with a Realtor who markets themselves or markets their li...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall | Family Fun Friday | Movies in the Park | Rockwall   Out & About Rockwall   More Great Free Fun Things to Do in Rockwall!    Spotlight on Families!   It's time for Family Fun Friday!  Don't forget to bring the family, call friends and neighbors and get out and about in Rocwall for another great family experience.    This week fun and show schedule include: Movie "Shrek Forever After" Friday, September 23 Time  6 – 10 PM Northshore Park - 609 Highland Drive There will be family activities prior to show time! Activities may include painting, dancing, games, hula hoop contest, obstacle courses, a bounce house and much more! Each week the activities vary a little but are always lots of fun.  Remember the fun starts at 6:00 PM and the movie starts at dusk.  Be there...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall | The Harbor | Hotties on The Harbor | Rockwall Out & About Rockwall Hot Pick of the Week! Hotties on The Harbor - Saturday, Sept 24.  The Harbor, Dockside, Lake Ray Hubbard - "Fishin' & Fashion". An Event to Remember!  Hotties on The Harbor - Put the date on your calendar!  Saturday, September 24.  This event has something for everyone and is unlike any event you will attend this fall.  This is the perfect way to start of the fall season....The Harbor dockside will be rocking with fun! Annual Women ONLY Dockside Charity Fishing Tournament Benefit local Charities - Women in Need & The KCC Foundation Saturday, September 24 Register 12:00 - 1:00 PM - On Site Fun starts at 1:00 PM Bidding on Fishing Guides/Gods starts Tournament, Fish Tales & lots of Fun - 1:30 - 4...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Things to Do in Rockwall | The Harbor Arts Week | Lake Ray Hubbard | Rockwall Out & About Rockwall It's a Happening Place   ARTS WEEK at The Harbor 2011 Thursday, Sept. 16th through Sunday, Sept. 25th.  This 10 days is packed full of events.  This is an opportunity to enjoy both visual and performing artists at The Harbor on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall.  Drop by any time, come by often as there are daily art events and demonstrations as well as nightly performances. All of the events are FREE and OPEN to the public except for the big Gala on the 24th.  Strolling along The Harbor overlooking Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall is an excellent way to start of the fall sesson, a great opportunity to view some of the best art, photography and sculptures this side of the Rio Grande.  This is also ...
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By Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
(RE/MAX Properties)
Pay It Forward.......With a Big Bag of Books.....to Senior Assisted Living Residents in Rockwall I love books!  My love for books has resulted in my home becoming over run with stacks of books throughout my life.  Every real cleaning and de-cluttering has resulted in large bags of books needing to find a new home.   I finally have the perfect answer for what to do with all my beloved books after I have read them.  I took a big bag to a Rockwall Assisted Living Center for their library and the management loved it and I know the residents will also.  My parents lived in assisted living for several years and I know that they enjoyed being able to go to the center library and have a really nice selection of books.  Books are expensive to buy and assisted living residents usually do not have...
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