Dallas - Fort Worth Real Estate News & Local Events

Total home sales in the past month were up nearly 8% over last year! We have had the highest level of real estate purchases since 2007. These numbers could have been even higher because of the number of people trying to buy but have not due to low inventory.

Buyers are finding it difficult to not only find homes but to get offers accepted as well. Buyers are competing for homes in multiple offer situations. Many homes are selling for ABOVE asking with MULTIPLE OFFERS within DAYS of being listed.

As a buyer, it is imperative to have a Realtor by your side, ready to show you houses and negotiate contracts for you in this fast paced market. With many houses selling within days of being listed, waiting even a couple days to see a house could cause you

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Welcome to my blog about the Chisholm Trail Parkway Corridor.

Please visit the first post of this blog for more information about the CTP Toll Road.

Chisholm Trail Updates on NTTA

We have been exploring the Trail together, and in my last post, we explored Coming Soon - follow the trail to Waterside!  Visit the previous post to check out the progress on the newest waterside development coming soon to Fort Worth!

In this post, we will explore another new development in the corridor: 

Chisholm Trail Ranch

Chisholm Trail Ranch is a 600-acre master planned community located on both sides of the new Chisholm Trail Parkway at McPherson Blvd. in southwest Fort Worth. Being a mere 12-minute drive to downtown Fort Worth, it is well positioned

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Welcome to my blog about the Chisholm Trail Parkway Toll Road.

Please visit the first post of this blog for more information about the CTP Toll Road.

Chisholm Trail Updates on NTTA

We have been exploring the Trail together, and in my last post, we explored luxury living in Mira Vista.  

Today we will explore a new deveolopment  -


 If you exit the Chisholm Trail Parkway at Arborlawn and continue on to Bryant Irvin you may encounter increased traffic due to construction along the route.  The former site of The Lockheed Martin Recreation Area (once affectionately known as LMRA to local residents) is being developed into a 63 acre mixed use master planned community along Clear Fork Trinity River.  

The Trinity Trails connect

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Welcome to my blog about the Chisholm Trail Parkway Toll Road.

Please visit the first post of this blog for more information about the CTP Toll Road.

See all posts here 

Chisholm Trail Updates on NTTA

We have been exploring the Trail together, and our last stop was at Oakmont. I now want to feature one particular neighborhood in this area,
Mira Vista. According to the Homeowners association website, “Surrounded by Fort Worth’s best private schools, hospitals, restaurants and
shopping, the Mira Vista community, with its private country club, has always been a premier residential community in Fort Worth.”
http://miravistahomeowners.com/?page_id=16 See my previous post on Oakmont for details about the facilities offered in this area. The

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Chisholm trail parkway update

 It's been over a year since the CTP opened, and just as long since my last update.  That's becuse I have been living on it!  It seems like I live on the road, and the trail is a big part of it.   It's making my life a lot easier, as crazy as it is to live out of my car.   I have even convinced my husband to use it as much possible.  He finally sees the value of avoiding so much stop and go traffic.  And I got my dad a toll tag for Father's Day.   He has been using it regularly too!   My teenage sons are both learning to drive, and I have them practice on the toll road a lot!  Its a great way to practice highway driving without high traffic.  Both of their schools are easy access from the CTP which makes it a…
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If you want a unique dining experience, stop by Pappas Bros. Steakhouse. This family owned business, has made it a tradition to provide quality food with superior service. This eatery is much more than just a restaurant, they also operate a food truck. This truck provides meats and seafoods to surrounding restaurants each day.

Pappas ensured that his business was built with integrity. He did this by closely paying attention to all the small things. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse was established in 1976, by Pappas grandsons, Chris and Harris.

Today there are more than 80 different Pappas Bros restaurant locations throughout seven different states. These include Texas, New Mexico, Ohio, Georgia, Illinois, Arizona and Colorado. Pappas Bros.

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The Estilo Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse is the ultimate authentic Brazilian experience in Dallas. It features Gaucho style Brazilian cuisine with the culture of Southern Brazil offered right in your own city.

You’ll have the best service with the gaucho experience offered and fantastic Brazilian meats right at your table. You won’t leave hungry at Estilo; stop in for lunch, dinner, cocktail hour or a special occasion and get the authentic experience. Here is a look at the Estilo experience.

About Estilo

Estilo Gaucho is located in Dallas/Frisco at 8650 State Highway 121. Their lunch hours are weekdays from 11am to 2pm and dinner hours are from 5pm to 10pm on Mondays through Thursdays, 5pm to 10:30pm on Fridays, Saturdays from 4:30pm to

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3 Stacks Smoke & Tap in Frisco has only been open since February of 2013 but it is already become most local’s “regular” place to grab amazing barbeque. It’s located at 4226 Preston Road and really stands out even in the barbeque-loving DFW.

Not only have they mastered the taste but all of your senses will experience the amazingness behind 3 Stacks from the beautiful presentation to the sounds and smells of the smoking meats. Here is a look at what Trace Arnold has created in Frisco that has everyone in DFW talking.

About 3 Stacks Smoke & Tap

The restaurant was started by the friendly Trace Arnold who is almost like a “Rib whisperer” in his approach to barbeque. He has created specific guidelines to make the experience what it is at 3

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Dallas' Victory Park is undergoing new construction. In the very near future there will be four new towers on the property. One office tower and three high rise apartment buildings. The reasons for these new projects are due to the upgrades being made to the streets and other public areas. The retail space at Victory Park will also undergo construction in an effort to get more businesses leasing out space.

Of the four new developments currently in the works, the 28 story apartment tower will be the biggest. It will be located at the north end on the corner of Houston Street and Hi Line Drive. It will be known as Katy Station and is being built by EDI International.

According to Victory Park management, on the south end of the property there

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Downtown Dallas is fortunate to be seeing over 200 new jobs coming to the area. Comparex USA is bringing its high-tech headquarters to downtown Dallas offering more than 200 jobs with it. It’s a German-based global cloud solutions and software company that was looking to open a new North American headquarters.

It’s going to set up shop at the Plaza of the Americas in downtown Dallas and will sit on the 19th floor of the tower at 600 North Pearl Street. Here is a look at the new jobs coming to Dallas.

About the addition of Comparex USA Inc.

The company’s new headquarters is set to include a major sales and operations center. The location on Pearl Street in the Plaza of the Americas is expected to support their aggressive, high-growth

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