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Dallas has some special events coming to the area this fall. The whole family will love the events coming to town that celebrate the fall season, the upcoming holidays and a special Wild West performance to take you back in history. Here are the upcoming events you can enjoy soon that the whole family will enjoy.

Gun Fights at the Village

On November 15th, check out the Gun Fights at the Village event for all ages. It will take place at noon and 1pm are the Dallas Heritage Village. The Village is located at 1515 S. Harwood Street in Dallas.

Experience a performance of early Dallas law on the Main Street of the Village. It will be a settler style performance by the Trinity River Desperados where you will feel like you are a part of the “Wild

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Golf ClubHawks Creek Golf Club is the place to go in Fort Worth for your golfing needs. It’s located only 4 miles from downtown Fort Worth off of highway 183. Make your way to Westworth Village to see why the Hawks Creek Golf Club is a favorite among Forth Worth residents.

Along with beautiful views while you golf, you’ll enjoy the challenging course, quality staff, delicious dining options and new driving range. Here is what you should know about the Hawks Creek Golf Club.

Golf

Located at 6520 White Settlement Road in Westworth Village, TX, Hawks Creek Golf Club offers an 18-hole golf course that is both challenging and fun for golfers.  It’s a professional course that features natural water hazards, beautiful mature trees and sand traps while

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HolidaysNow that fall is here the holidays are coming soon. After Halloween there will be Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Fort Worth knows how to celebrate the holiday season and brings in special events each year to make it a truly special experience for residents. Where you want to see the holiday lightings or Santa, here are the upcoming events in Fort Worth for no charge.

Parade of Lights

You don’t want to miss the Parade of Lights coming to Fort Worth this November 28th. At 6pm you can enjoy the XTO Energy Parade of Lights at the intersection of Belknap Street and Throckmorton Street. You can come early and enjoy lunch and shopping deals around downtown.

Cowboy Santa’s will be collecting toys around the parade route to

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Homes are selling fast in todays market, within days of being listed in most cases, but there are still some homeowners that insist on over pricing their home and do not understand why it does not sell.

When a home is over priced, all it does is help your neighbor get their home sold faster.

When you are ready to sell, listen to your Realtor and have an open mind on a fair price, this will get your home sold, and you moved to your new home.

Over 14,000 homes are sold every day in this country according to the National Association of Realtors and we are in one of the best markets in the country.

We as Realtors realize that you want to get the best price possible for your home and that is our goal also, however, if it isn't selling in today

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Student with a TeacherFort Worth has more private school students enrolled than in other place in Texas. It’s highest in Texas than almost of the US. Due to this, parents must understand what enrollment in a private Fort Worth school is like. Since there are over 70 private school options in Fort Worth, parents find themselves overwhelmed with options. Here is what you need to know about choosing the right school.

Where to Begin

Make sure you’ve done your homework. Gather information on the various schools. You’ll want to note class sizes, extra-curricular activities, religious affiliation, tuition and proximity to home. You may also want to note which schools offer special niche programs such as foreign languages and college prep, which have extended care available

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Bass Performance Hall is the one of the top locations for cultural events in Fort Worth. It’s no surprise that an establishment like this would be in Fort Worth since it’s contains one of the top cultural districts in the country.

Located in downtown, the Bass Performance Hall is home to the Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the Fort Worth Opera. They bring in special events all year round and this season is no different. Here are some exciting upcoming performances coming to Bass Performance Hall.

Elf the Musical

The movie Elf came out in 2003 and is the story of Buddy the Elf, a young orphan child that is unaware he is human. Santa gives Buddy the permission to go to

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For the last several years, home sellers had to compete with huge inventories of distressed properties causing them to sell at discounted prices or hold, in hopes that the market will change.  The great news is that the supply of these properties is falling like a rock off a mountain, in a large majority of US housing markets.  Many homeowners are now thinking of selling as the impact of this substantially discounted competition has all but disappeared. However, every seller of an existing residential property must realize that now with the shortage of pre owned homes that sellers are now in strong competition with the new home construction market.

According to the National Association of Home Builders, new home sales in August were up the highest

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Dinner Theater - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/northcharleston/10996803495One great way to spend a night out instead of the typical movie night or going out to dinner is to try one of Dallas’s dinner theaters. It combines dinner and entertainment all in one stop. It’ll save you money and time traveling to two different locations. You also get to be a part of the action at dinner theaters. Here are the best ones in Dallas and what you can expect to enjoy.

The Dinner Detective - 1015 Elm Street, Dallas, TX

If you go to downtown Dallas, you can enjoy the dinner theater show of The Dinner Detective at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. What you can expect is to be a part of solving a mystery. You’ll be seated at tables and you won’t know if those at your table are guests or actually a performer or murderer in the show.  

Since

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Shopping with an iPhone - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jasonahowie/8583950599Smartphone users will love the new DART app that you can get right on your phone. By registering with your cell phone and adding a credit card, you can now purchase passes for DART, DCTA, and the T any time. This is great for planning trips, finding out train times and bus times, and getting around in DFW. The DART app has teamed up with the State Fair of Texas to allow you to purchase tickets to the best fairs in town.

DART App

The DART app is a part of GoPass, an app set up for purchasing bus and rail tickets right from your phone. This transit tool allows you to purchase transit passes, plan trips and find out what’s happening in DFW. You can purchase passes and hold tickets for as long as 60 days.

The app allows you to store as many

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DogAre you a pet owner that is about to buy a new home? You might want to consider your pets in making your choice. Can your pet handle stairs? Are you getting a home with a fenced yard for your dog to run around? Is your dog potty-trained for carpet? Here are the items you should consider for choosing a house that your dog can function in.

Stairs

While most dogs can handle stairs, aging or senior dogs might do better in a one-story home. Not only will you run into dogs struggling up and down the stairs as they age, but even younger dogs will be tempted to chew on the beautiful wooden banisters. Young puppies see this as a perfect stick to chew on. For these reasons, stairs may not be a smart move.

Yard

You may want to get a home with a

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