Addison, TX Real Estate News

By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(United Real Estate Dallas )
Chamberlain's Fish Market Grill 4525 Belt Line Road Addison, TX 57001 972.503.3474   Chamberlain's Fish Market Grill, one of my favorite seafood restaurants in the Dallas area, is offering a Tuscan Cooking Demonstration to lovers of seafood and fine wine. Chef and owner Richard Chamberlain, one of the leading chefs in the country, has invited Chef Enzo Minopoli to join him for a delicious evening of Italian food and wine. The menu will be unveiled the evening of the dinner and paired with fine Italian wines to compliment the flavors of the evening.   Minopoli is well known for his tours of Tuscany that focus on food and wine. He aptly calls his company Chianti Inside and Out. When he is not leading tours, Minopoli works as a private chef. I am certain that some of the lucky foodies who ...
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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)
Try "Putting It Together". On the main stage at Addison's WaterTower Theatre. This musical "review" highlights the words and music of Stephen Sondheim. The 5-person cast, consisting of Bob Hess, Alex Organ, John Campione, Diana Sheehan, and Sarah Elizabeth Smith sing songs written by Sondheim from 13 different plays and movies such as The Frogs, Sunday in the Park with George, Merrily We Roll Along, Do I Hear a Waltz, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Into the Woods, A Little Night Music, Company, Sweeney Todd, Dick Tracy, Follies, Assassins, and Anyone Can Whistle. The "plot" follows the entangled relationships of five guests attending a Manhattan cocktail party as they are confronted with the troubles of marriage, infidelity and divorce. Putting It Together runs January ...
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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 the Town's Parks Landscape 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, Addison's Parks Landscape Supervisor, spoke to us. Here is some interesting information from his presentation and the Q & A session that followed: It's time to plant the 75,000+ tulip and daffodil bulbs throughout Addison. The Parks Department personnel plant 8 - 10 cases a day. There are 500 bulbs per case. It takes 4 weeks to plant them. It is also tree pruning season. You shouldn't prune trees in the heat. Two half-days a week, department personnel pick up trash in Addison parks. March is a better time to prune crepe ...
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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)
The house is under contract and we're clearing it out! Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 5th. 3833 Waterford Drive, Addison TX 75001. One-Day Addison TX Estate Sale Dates & TimesSat, Jan 5, 2013 9:00am - 4:00pm AddressWill be published on Fri, January 4 Addison, TX Valuable items have been removed from the house until the morning of the sale. Sale hours are 9:00 am - 12: 15 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Please note: we will be closed between 12:15 and 1:00. This sale is a combination of two small estates. A small sampling of items in the sale: pool table dining room table and chairs sofa leather arm chair upholstered arm chair Gabberts open arm chair entertainment center and matching towers bakers rack bed and matching night stands Century buffet antique cupboard with flour bin anti...
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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)
Market Report for Addison, Texas: December 2012 Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison Texas The total number of available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is just 46 (down from 53 last month). Currently for sale, there are: 18 single family homes (1 of those is in option). no half-duplexes. 19 condos (2 in option). 9 townhomes. There is also 1 residential lot for sale. 36 homes have been on the market for longer than 30 days. The average number of days on the market for these homes is 126 days, as of the end of the month, down from 133 days last month. New listings in December Ten homes came on the market in Addison, TX in December 2012 (down from 16 the previous month). Subdivision Street Bed/Bath/Gar Sq Ft Price CONDOS         District A Breedlove 2/2.1/2 1891 $...
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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)
Summer Isn't the Only Time for Kids Camp in Addison, Texas. Don't know what to do during winter break with your 5 to 12 year olds? How about sending them to camp? The Addison Athletic Club (AAC) Winter Camp is just $35 per day per child. 2012 dates for the camp are December 26 through December 28, 7:30 am til 5:30 pm. January dates are the 2nd through the 4th, 7:30 am til 5:30 pm. The Winter Camp includes gym time, arts & crafts, cooking and fun! The kids will be making their own meals, so it's important to let the staff know of food allergies. All materials, lunch and snacks are included. Space is limited, so register at the AAC front desk to reserve a spot for your munchkin. Open to Addison, Texas residents.  
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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)
Are You Social? Do You Live in Addison? One of the many benefits of living in Addison, Texas is the Addison Athletic Club. But it's more than just a place to exercise and work out. There are many activities organized by the AAC staff, from summer camp for the kids, to outings for the Pacesetters (those 50+ years young) to activities for everyone. On Thursday, December 13, 2012, the Addison Social Minglers will gather for a Holiday Happy Hour at Los Lupes, 3855 Beltline Road, Addison TX 75001, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. This event is open to all Addison Athletic Club members, but you must RSVP. Justin Pollard, the AAC event coordinator has arranged for various prizes to be awarded, including fitness group exercise passes. You'll get an additional raffle ticket for each new, unwrapped toy you ...
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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)
Ever wonder why Addison always looks so pretty? One of the answers is the Addison Arbor Foundation, a non-profit organization. The mission of the Addison Arbor Foundation is to promote and enhance a sustainable, natural environment in Addison. Since its founding in 1995, the Addison Arbor Foundation has created new programs for Addison residents offering educational opportunities about tress and horticulture. In addition the AAF has initiated, promoted and facilitated physical improvements and greater community involvement through its programs and events.  Jay Ihrig, Vice President of Projects, spoke to the Addison Pacesetters last week. He and Membership/Fundraising coordinator, John Bradshaw told us what the AAF is currently doing. Projects include beautifying the landscaping around 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)
Addison Pacesetters Learn About the Town's Chief Financial Officer. 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, Eric Cannon, Addison's Chief Financial Officer, spoke to us. Here is some interesting information from his presentation and the Q & A session that followed: Eric is a TCU grad, with background in audit and finance. He worked for the city of Azle and also in Trophy Club. Eric got his CPA license in April. He's been with the Town of Addison for 6 months. While he was speaking to us, the auditors were in his office, auditing. The town recently authorized $34.8 Million in debt from bond issues. The were issued with the lowest interest rate of ...
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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)
Market Report for Addison, Texas: November 2012       Residential Real Estate For Sale in Addison Texas   The total number of available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is just 53 (up from 44 last month). Currently for sale, there are:   23 single family homes (2 of those are in option). 1 half-duplex. 18 condos (3 in option). 11 townhomes (1 in option). There is also 1 residential lot for sale. 37 homes have been on the market for longer than 30 days. The average number of days on the market for these homes is 133 days, as of the end of the month.   New listings in November   Sixteen homes came on the market in Addison, TX in November 2012 (up from 11 the previous month). Nine of those new listings are new construction: condos at Meridian Square.   Subdivision Street ...
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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's  2012 Holiday Brunch & Open House. It's time once again for the annual Addison Holiday Open House Brunch!  If you are an Addison, Texas resident, the Mayor and the city council are inviting you and your family to the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre, 15650 Addison Road on Sunday, December 2nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. In addition to brunch (catered in past years by Blue Mesa and they'll most likely be catering this year, too), there will be complimentary photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, holiday music & entertainment, and children's arts & crafts. The dress is casual or holiday attire.  If you are not an Addison resident and would like information about moving here, let me know!  There are all kinds of housing options, from apartment rentals to condos, townhouses, duplexes an...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Addison Texas Real Estate Sales were up 47% in October 2012 over the same month last year with 106 homes selling this month! For the year to date, overall home sales were at 1198 homes sold, a 30% change from last year. New Addison Texas Real Estate listings experienced a 1% change for the same period last year with 152 homes listed this month. For the year to date, overall home listings underwent a -2% change with 1,943 homes listed this year. Listings pending sales this month underwent a 36% change, with 121 homes contracted. Listings under contract for the year to date experienced a 29% change, with 1251 homes under contract for this month. Click here for the full report.. Addison Texas Real Estate Reports Register online for monthly updates on your city and neighborhood, automatical...
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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)
It's a Wonderful Life in Addison, Texas. Everyone knows Addison is the best place to live in the Dallas Metroplex. AND, the next play at Addison's WaterTower Theatre is It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. This will be the theater company's 15th holiday show, with performances scheduled November 24 through December 16, 2012. The curtain goes up at 8:00 PM Saturday, opening night, and performances are 7:30 PM Wednesday & Thursday; 8:00 PM Friday & Saturday; and 2:00 PM Sunday. Do you remember the storyline in this holiday classic from the movie of the same name? An apprentice angel helps a man who wishes he was never born. The heartwarming theme is presented as a live 1940s radio broadcast, where the theater audience becomes the live studio audience for the radio broadcast. The cast...
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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)
Eat Healthy in Addison at Salata. Have you tried the new "Next Generation Salad Bar" in Addison? I have! Located at 4930 Beltline Road, Suite #110, Addison TX, Salata is a dining experience for the hungry and the healthy. You get to choose the ingredients in your salad and watch as it is being prepared. The cost is a reasonable $8, or if you would like protein, chicken is an additional $2 and seafood an additional $3. There are also wraps on the menu for $7, $8 or $9. The prices includes the sales tax, too. Soups, brownies, drinks, and bottles of their signature salad dressings round out the menu. My salad was personally prepared by the owner, Mark Robbins (pictured left). It was delicious! And huge! Salata has locations around Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and one in California. The Add...
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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 (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, Kevin Kimbrell, Addison's Animal Control Officer, spoke to us. Here is some interesting information from his presentation and the Q & A session that followed: Kevin worked in the field of pest control for 10 years, and 3 years in urban wildlife Before becoming an employee in the Town of Addison, he worked for a subcontractor for the town He also worked at the Addison Conference Center for a year before assuming the Animal Control Officer position His job entails a lot of educating the public It's that time of year - animal registration! If your pet is spayed or neutered, it costs just $3 to register. If no...
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By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(United Real Estate Dallas )
I am excited to share that one of my favorite female jazz singers, Martha Burks, will be performing at Buttons Restaurant in Addison, on Sunday evenings in November. We are fortunate to have Martha in the Dallas area so that we can enjoy her music live, at venues like Buttons!.   Burks has a loyal following of jazz and blues lovers from her performances at the Nana Grille, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel and Brooklyn Jazz Cafe in Dallas. I guarantee that her spunky personality, vocal prowess, and unique style will leave you wanting more!   Buttons Restaurant 15207 Addison Road Addison, TX 75001(972) 503-2888
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By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(United Real Estate Dallas )
Buttons Restaurant in Addison, Texas is a favorite spot to hang out to listen to live jazz and blues, take dance lessons, watch media events with your friends, or discuss the newsworthy topic of the moment.Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, Buttons Restaurant is sponsoring an Election Watch Party. Recently, I attended a moderated political discussion, at Buttons Restaurant, that was educational for all participants. It was an opportunity to discuss a myriad of political views and gain new perspectives on a variety of topics. All participants left the event a bit wiser. I can only imagine the excitement in the air on Election Night! Chef Keith Hicks has everyone's favorite menu item, Chicken and Waffles, on his special menu for the evening.   If you want to share the election results wit...
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By Hillary Tipps
(Ebby Halliday Realtors)
Homes for Rent in Addison, TX Addison, TX is located just north of Dallas, and has one of the lowest tax rates in the state. Addison host special events on 29 weekends every year including Kaboom Town, Oktoberfest, and Taste of Addison. Addison, TX has a highly developed commercial atmosphere, which gives residents a unique lifestyle compared Dallas suburbs. To view Homes for Rent in Addison, TX Addison, TX homes have a wide price range so anyone can find a rental home that fits their budget. For more information about rental homes in Addison, TX, feel free to contact me anytime.   Hillary Tipps Ebby Halliday Realtors 972-800-3807 hillarytipps@ebby.com  
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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)
The Bookworm Bash is an annual Addison, Texas event where you can buy books at terrific bargain prices: paperbacks for $1.00 and $2.00 for hardbacks. Thousands of books are donated and the sale benefits Senior Adult Services, a local nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of seniors and caregivers in Addison, Carrollton, Coppell and Farmers Branch.  This year's sale is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, November 2-3, 2012, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.  The event is held at the Addison Circle Park Pavillion, 4970 Addison Circle Drive, Addison TX.  Admission is FREE, as is the parking. Park on Addison Circle Drive, Quorum Drive or Festival Way. You can find new and slightly used classics, paperbacks, coffee table books, children's books, references, cookbooks, history books, periodical...
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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)
The total number of available residential properties for sale in Addison, Texas is just 44 (down from 50 last month). There are currently 22 single family homes for sale (1 of those is in option), 1 half-duplex, 10 condos (1 in option), and 11 townhomes (2 in option). There is also 1 residential lot for sale.  Now is the time to buy!  There are 8 sales in the pending status (down from 9 last month).   Only 11 homes came on the market in Addison, TX in October 2012 (up from 8 the previous month). In addition to the homes below, there are another 33 that have been on the market for more than a month. Inventory is still very low!   Eight Addison homes sold/closed in October. This is up from the 7 homes that closed in September.   If you are looking for an Addison home, use the links follo...
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