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New Year's Eve Event | FREE | Live Music | Fireworks | Rockwall County - 12/30/11 04:28 PM
Happy New Year, Rockwall! It's Party Time! Do you have plans for New Year's Eve? There are lots of local happenings out & about Rockwall, but if you are feeling like going "Big City" you can celebrate like you are in New York City! Rockwall offers much for residents, one of which is being a brief few minutes to the World Class City of Dallas. Victory Park is the Dallas version of Times Square....so get out and about...enjoy, be back in your own bed and home for major football watching on New Year's Day! Click on the photo to find out about (7 comments)
Do You Use the One and Two Letter Marketing Approach? Hey, Go for the Four Letter Word? - 12/30/11 06:09 AM
Me, Me, Me! Big I! Are You Guilty of Old Hat Marketing? What's your style? What exactly is your approach to marketing? Do use the "Big I" or the "Me, Me, Me" approach? These one and two letter marketing techniques are so old hat and will not work in this new age of real estate marketing. Back in the day, when it was all about ME, this type of marketing was acceptable and even worked. The agent's picture, usually a Glamor Shot, was larger than life along with the name and phone number of the agent. No one had to guess who (90 comments)
Save money more ways than one when you purchase this great "foreclosure" home. The home is not only a modern masterpiece but is also a green house with solar system and concrete Styrofoam and argon gas in the windows. This could well be the "deal of the decade". This could be your dream home! Live in paradise...private courtyard with pool, outdoor kitchen, & fireplace, stunning exterior interior design......a treed 3.65 acre setting in (5 comments)
ActiveRain Friends & Staff, you added a new dimension to my Christmas Season this year by sharing what the season means to you. I loved reading how the Christmas Season is celebrated in your families and neighborhoods across this great nation of ours. What I learned from YOU this Christmas Season is that this nation is made up of many like minded people who still love God, love their families and their country! In spite of all the bad news bears of the media, we are a nation of people who enjoy (50 comments)
Christmas in Rockwall County is an exciting season! This is a warm welcome to the many visitors returning home for the holidays or visiting for the first time. Be sure to get out & about and enjoy the season "Rockwall, Texas Style". Best wishes to you all, be safe, enjoy the season and please do come back to visit again. Considering relocating? This is your real estate source for homes of all types in Rockwall County. Follow your dreams, come to the sweet side (19 comments)
Buying a Home | Buyer Tip | Buyers Beware | Homes for Sale | Rockwall County - 12/20/11 07:06 AM
Buying a Home | Buyer Tip | Buyers Beware | Homes for Sale | Rockwall County Buyers Beware! Work with a Local Realtor! Buying a home is one of the most important decisions most people will make. People consulting an attorney or a doctor will likely want to be sure that they hire a specialist in a specific part of the business. Deciding which Realtor to assist you with the important decision of buying a home should also take careful consideration. People will often use a Realtor from out of the area in which they are looking for homes. At times buyers will use a (14 comments)
Dallas, Texas is one of the leading large metropolitan areas attracting relocation buyers, and Rockwall County remains one of the in-demand areas to consider when moving to the Dallas area. Rockwall County is located east of Dallas on Lake Ray Hubbard. In fact, the distant and famed Dallas skyline can be seen across the lake from many locations. Rockwall County offers many types of homes, price ranges and settings. Anything from a condo to a huge (24 comments)
Gorgeous sunsets are the norm when you live in Heath. Sunset is a time to slow down and enjoy a brilliant finish to your day. No sunset is ever the same, and you won't want to miss a one. The homes for sale in Heath are like sunsets each one different with something for every interest. Search now to find your dream home in Heath in Rockwall County, as well as entire MLS. Heath Is A Great Place to (26 comments)
Holiday Greeting Card Contest | A Big Texas Merry Christmas | To New Home Owners in Texas - 12/14/11 06:42 AM
Holiday Greeting Card Contest | A Big Texas Merry Christmas | To New Home Owners in Texas The POSITIVE ATTITUDE for the Weary Soul group gives you the opportunity to share your creative side during the holiday season with a creative writing challenge. Join in on the challenge with the ActiveRain Holiday Greeting Card Contest! My Greeting Card Entry! From the Barbara Hensley Collection of Greeting Cards! A Big Texas Merry Christmas!
This card was designed to send to my clients who moved to Texas this year. I had several buyers moving to Texas this year and they all seemed to (40 comments)
2011 December Blogging Challenge | Report Post | Week #2 | Post #9 - 12/13/11 05:43 PM
Out & About ActiveRain My Reporting Post for Week #2, Post #9 2011 December Blogging Challenge Only 11 more shopping days left! AND I do not want to be out in the stores those last few days! December 13 I continued calling my 2011 SOLD clients to wish them a Merry Christmas and thank them for their business. I continued reading ActiveRain 2011 Blogging Posts to see what I could learn from others. I am keeping a pad by my PC to make notes. I finished my ActiveRain Greeting Card entry and will post it tomorrow. I finished the ActiveRain contest, "The One That Got Away" and (13 comments)
Average days on the market were 129. This market report is for the month of November, 2011 and includes homes in the under $100,000 price range. 48 Active Listings 1 Under Contingency Contract 1 In Option Period 9 Pending - Waiting to Close 11 SOLD & Closed The month was active for this time of the year. People looking in this price range should be prepared to make an offer quickly when they find a home that meets their needs. Buyers should look after they (13 comments)
Rockwall | Get Out & About | Volunteer at Rockwall Animal Adoption Center | Rockwall Tx. - 12/11/11 05:02 PM
Rockwall | Get Out & About | Volunteer at Rockwall Animal Adoption Center | Rockwall Tx. Out & About Rockwall Spotlight on Volunteering Rockwall Animal Adoption Center Looking for an awesome cause? A fun place to volunteer and give back to the community? Out & About Rockwall Spotlight on Volunteering Rockwall Animal Adoption Center Rockwall is a City known for its caring and generous heart! Rockwall is made up of a varied mix of residents brought to the area for the lifestyle opportunities, availability of homes in all price ranges, the Rockwall Independent School District, Lake Ray Hubbard, the easy commute (8 comments)
Homes For Sale | Search MLS | Lake Ray Hubbard | Rockwall County - 12/11/11 11:25 AM
Homes For Sale | Search MLS | Lake Ray Hubbard | Rockwall County Out & About Rockwall Homes For Sale - Search MLS - Lake Ray Hubbard - Rockwall Come on out to the sweet side of Dallas! There are incredible views all around Lake Hubbard and Rockwall County. This is a night time view of the fountain at The Harbor on the waterfront in Rockwall. The views are FREE!
There are incredible homes now available in Rockwall County. Search for your dream home in the country on acreage, in neighborhoods, on the waterfront.....perhaps try a condo with a great view! Living is (8 comments)
This market report is for the month of November, 2011 and includes homes in the $100,000 - $200,000 price range. This is one of the more popular price ranges and there is a good inventory of affordable homes for sale in Rockwall County. Average Days on the market for homes that sold during November was 87 days. My suggestion for looking at homes in this price range is to be ready to act! Be well prepared with a pre-approval and make an offer when you see (14 comments)
As part of my December Season of Celebration & Sharing, I would like to share a favorite of mine. A family tradition can be started at any time, especially during the Christmas Holidays. My family loves the Christmas Holidays. A few years ago we drew names at our Thanksgiving Dinner. The ONLY rules were that everyone had to make a gift for the person whose name they drew. That's right, we had to give presents made by our own hands! There was a little moaning & groaning at (27 comments)
I met a tall handsome Robot at an NAR convention in 1996 and I could not stop thinking about him! I was totally infatuated with this cutie strutting around on the stage promoting amazing technology planned for the real estate industry. Of course, like any star struck groupie, I fought my way back stage after the show and expressed my love. I found out this tall handsome dude of a Robot was going to be in Dallas in a couple (25 comments)
This market report is for real estate activity in Heath, Texas during the month of November, 2011. Heath is an upscale community nestled on the south side of Rockwall and has long been a "destination" for people relocating to the Dallas area. The "pending" and "sold" figures are good for the month of November. People continue to move to Heath because of the availability of upscale affordable homes compared to many other Dallas area homes and for the school district. 114 Active Homes on the (10 comments)
Out & About ActiveRain My Reporting Post for Week #1, Post #2 2011 December Blogging Challenge You will be seeing a lot of these all month as we have to report (brag!) about what we did each and every day during December to promote or grow our business. We have to report in at least five posts per week what we have done. We were told these posts do not have to be pretty as it is members only. So watch out...these will be quick and "not so pretty" but (19 comments)
Sold! This four bedroom home, two bath home is situated in an extablished neighborhood in Rowlett, Rockwall County. Point Royal is located on the western shores of Lake Ray Hubbard and offers some waterfront homes, homes with great views and nice interior settings. The streets meander through the neighborhood and the homes have nice mature trees and landscaping. Ideally located, Point (16 comments)
Don't Be Late! Final Reminder Tonight's the Night! The Annual Heath Holiday in the Park! DON'T BE LATE for the ANNUAL HEATH HOLIDAY in the PARK. Tonight at 7:00 pm. Behind the City Hall in the Towne Center Park Pavilion. Kicking off the holiday season. The 18-foot Christmas tree is lit each year during the Annual Holiday in the Park and a special visit from Santa Claus. Amy Parks-Heath Elementary and Dorothy Pullen Elementary choirs will perform. Refreshments of cocoa and wassail Christmas Cookies Miniature Train Rides around the park (3 comments)
SOLD | Prime Lot | Lago Vista | Rockwall - 12/02/11 07:32 AM
SOLD | Prime Lot | Lago Vista | Lots for Sale | Rockwall SOLD! Out & About Rockwall! DEAL of the decade! This was an incredible buy! This amazing lot came with FREE VIEWS and the ultimate lifestyle opportunity. The view below is the night time view at The Harbor....one of many and new owners will be able to walk right down to enjoy shopping, fine dining, movies and local events galore!
Sold at unbelievable price of $45,000!
Barbara Hensley, RE/MAX Hometown The Barbara Hensley Collection! Barbara Hensley Sells Texas Barbara Hensley.com 972-772-9699 Looking for a Good Realtor? SOLD | Prime (15 comments)
Helping Hands continues to provide excellent assistance to Rockwall County and it is now time for their toy drive. During the 2010 Christmas season Helping Hands provided toys for 1,295 children from 479 families. It is easy to see that Helping Hands is going to need some help as this is a lot of toys. Children from infants to 16 years old whose parents are not able to provide Christmas gifts this (12 comments)
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