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2009 

One of the great advantages to living in Addison, Texas is the proximity to its growing arts and entertainment district, the anchor of which is The WaterTower Theater. The WaterTower Theatre dates back to 1996. Today, in its 12th Season, the WaterTower has over 2000 subscribers and a budget of $1...
11/29/2009
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I had a new Short Sale experience this week.  A prospective short sale client asked me about how the second lien on their property would be handled as part of the transaction.  I, making an assumption, asked if both liens were with the same mortgage company.  The seller responded that they were n...
11/29/2009
It's amazing sometimes the exiting things that a view from 16 stories up can bring. As I sat here this evening I heard loud thunder and walked to my balcony to investigate.  The view of Turtle Creek from my balcony this afternoon looked like this: But tonight was the annual Light up Lee Park cele...
11/29/2009
I recently received an uncomfortable phone call from a condo owner.  He was contacting me about a special assessment that had been announced by his HOA.  The property needed some long overdue repairs and updating and the HOA voted to assess each unit owner to cover those expenses. The condo owner...
11/22/2009
When my cousins Abby and Jason lived here in Dallas, our weekend tradition was a Sunday morning visit to Maxim's Restaurant for Dim Sum and conversation.  Abby and Jason moved to New Hampshire in 2006, so my visits with them to Maxim's are less frequent, but I can always count on two things... my...
11/22/2009
While doing some research on Google this weekend an odd search result caught my eye and my curiosity got the best of me.  Being single may have had something to do with it. Match.com, the online dating site, has compiled a list of the most affordable cities for dating.  The cost of a date was cal...
11/22/2009
I have to wonder what some people are thinking when they call me about a short sale.  With increasing regularity the phone conversations are beginning with a story about how their mortgage company after an exhaustive number of calls and requests has flat out denied their request for a loan modifi...
11/22/2009
In the past I have blogged about how much I enjoy the food (and convenience) of Eatzi's.  In my blog from March of this year [My Salad (and other food) Days at Eatzi's] I talked about how great their fresh salads are.  Well the folks at Eatzi's are no fools, they know if they tempt you with somet...
11/22/2009
Beginning in less than 2 weeks, Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland as North Texas transitions from Thanksgiving to the Winter Holiday season. Holiday in the Park will run from November 27, 2009 through January 3, 2010 and, in addition to the parks usual...
11/15/2009
In a world where terms like Short Sale, Loan Modification, Workout Solutions and Foreclosure are becoming better known to many American who wish they didn't need to know them, one word seems to avoid many homeowners' radar screens: Forbearance. For those unfamiliar, Forbearance is great option fo...
11/15/2009
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