Dallas - Fort Worth Real Estate News & Local Events

More and more old buildings are being knocked down in the Dallas area, not merely for the purpose of demolishing the old facilities only, but also to give way to newly constructed buildings for the market’s benefit.

This is actually becoming a big controversy, especially when one of the oldest (centuries old) churches was knocked down. For many people in the neighborhood, particularly the older generations, letting go of a historical landmark is something that they find it hard to accept.

Actually, authorities who are concerned with the preservation of historical landmarks in Dallas know and understand the sentiments of their people. However, this is something they admit to be impossible to preserve, at least for the uptown area. Demolishing

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ConcertFort Worth is home to many concerts throughout the year. The venues range from large to intimate and the acts range from local to international. Here are a few of the most popular concerts coming to the area soon.

Enrique Iglesias Featuring Pitbull – October 17th at the American Airlines Center

If you love Latino music that ranges from rock to ballad, then you surely don’t want to miss Enrique Iglesias coming to Dallas, Texas, this season. Expect him to sing some of his hits including “I Like It”, “Insomniac”, “Euphoria” and so much more!

The concert will also feature Pitbull, a world renowned Latin rapper. You can expect some of the big hits from his albums Rebelution, Armando and more.

Merle Haggard – November 12th at the Bass

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SoccerPeople of Fort Worth are not just fascinated with baseball , as many might think. This was proven during the World Cup, where pubs and sport’s specific establishments from all across the Fort Worth Area became very busy due to the large crowds of people showing their enthusiasm for Soccer.  The craze was even felt at the LaGrave Field; the base of Fort Worth’s semi-professional soccer team called Fort Worth Vaqueros FC.

Soccer has been a very popular sport in the United States for a few years now and the World Cup just helped it gain even more popularity. Fort Worth isn’t always known as a place the embraces soccer, but with the World Cup shown on many screens all over the city, it became a welcomed distraction to the hot summer days.

Why Was

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Farmers MarketFort Worth is very popular when it comes to fresh, organic and locally grown produce for both locals and visitors to enjoy, especially during the summer season. If you are looking for the best places where you can get the best Fort Worth has to offer for summer produce, here are a few good choices.

Little D Farmers Market

This farmers market is located in Trinity Groves, same place where you can check out some of the best restaurants Fort Worth offers. Here, you will find fresh products grown by local vendors of honey, vegetables, baked goodies and so much more! Be sure to visit this farmers market during the first three Sundays of the month, from 10 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon.

Location: 3011 Gulden Lane, Dallas, Texas 75212

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MeditationWe all experience stress. We get stressed from work, from school, from the people we meet and just from daily life. There are many ways to deal with stress. The way to release stress is a matter of choice. Meditation is one good way to let go of stress. Here are a few of the best places for meditation in the Fort Worth area.

Meditation For A Kind Heart

The focus of this meditation center is to enlighten its participants to enrich their hearts, in order to achieve real happiness in life. Free parking is offered to all participants. They provide plenty of different class times and give you the ability to achieve total relaxation.

Fee:

Adults - $10
Seniors - $5

Location: YMCA of Fort Worth, 512 West 4th Street, Ft. Worth Texas, 76102

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Grapevine, TXGrapevine is one of the most beautiful places in the state of Texas. The city is located in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area and offers a number of neighborhoods to choose from with plenty of appeal. Here are just a few of the very popular top neighborhoods found in the Grapevine area.

Cannon Homestead

This neighborhood is located at the northern part of Grapevine and houses range in price from about $575,000 to $582,000. The neighborhood is found close to many amenities including some of the top area schools. There are also many top golf courses found within just a short drive of Cannon Homestead.

Lakeview

This neighborhood appeals to the budget conscious homebuyers looking for both a nice place to live and a good price. Located at the

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Opened back in 1938, Rockwood Golf course was designed by John Bredemus and provides a good choice for all skill levels. Ralph Plummer took care of the upgrades and the course is often referred to as the "Rock" course.

The Course

This golf course is a par 70 and measures only 6,340 yards from the Championship tees. There are two other tee stations measuring 6,070 yards and 5,566 yards. These different distances make the course perfect for all skill levels, even beginners.

Only a few bunkers are found throughout the course. Rockwood is a very old-style type of golf course and provides a look at the way golf courses used to be designed before the new technology.

The Clubhouse

Rockwood has a clubhouse, which includes a snack shop and a

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It is no doubt that Dallas is one of the most popular and promising cities found in the United States. You might know about the attractive cheerleaders, football team, baseball team, hockey team or even about one of the amazing museums. However, there’s far more you might not know yet about this amazing city. Here are some of the things about Dallas that you might not be familiar with, yet.

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7/11 Convenience Store

Did you know that the world’s fastest growing chain of convenience store started out in Dallas? Yes, you read it right! As of today, 7/11 can be found in more than 18 different countries across the globe, and the first ever  7/11 store can be found in Dallas.

Drive Through Banking

Drive through banks started in Dallas too! The

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There are plenty of things to keep the kids occupied while in Collin County. The whole family will have a day of enjoyment, as Collin County is filled with all sorts of activities to get involved in, such as museums, farmers market, playgrounds and more.  Here are some things to do with the kids while in Collin County.

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Brinkmann Ranch – Frisco, North East Corner of Preston and Main Street

This is not a touring ranch, but it is the perfect spot to stop off and see a real working ranch. There is plenty of cows, longhorns, and award winning horses that can be spotted from the road. This is the perfect way to show your kids some animals in their natural habitats.

The Snow Cone Lady – Frisco

The Snow Cone Lady can be found on Second Street

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Gated Luxury Home in Hunter Lane, Plano TXThere are some outstanding neighborhoods in the West Plano area. Homes in this region tend to range from $500,000 to $1 million. Each neighborhood has unique offerings, and all of them are within driving distance to a variety of amenities, such as shopping, dining, and medical treatment facilities.

Cypress Point

Cypress Point is a pristine community that provides their residence with a neighborhood park, greenbelt, private lake/pond, gated neighborhood entrance, and home owners association. There are approximately 75 homes within the Cypress Point community that were built between 1994 and 1999. The average lot range is 0.2 to 0.5 acres. Average size of homes in this neighborhood is between 4,000 to 4,200 square feet, and the average price range

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