Your North Texas News Letter

It’s fall, y’all! And it’s actually starting to feel like it. Along with the typical signs of the season – cool-to-crisp mornings, pumpkins on porches, Halloween candy displays at the store – there are signs in the real estate world, too. It may not be as busy a season as spring for selling homes, but things are definitely moving thanks to the continued low inventory situation, low mortgage rates and high buyer demand, especially from out of state. I hope you are able to take time and celebrate the joys of October. Below is a current market update and a sample of fall fun happening around North Texas this month.
North Texas Events by County
Dallas County
Puptopia Texas | Pacific Plaza Park | Oct. 30
Puptopia is the first-ever amazement park for dogs and their parents. All the experiences at Puptopia are science-based, canine-focused and designed to be fun for you and your pup! Enjoy everything from agility courses and photo ops to lounge areas, pet-specific product demos, merchandise and all-day programming.
Tarrant County
Pumpkin Nights | Howell Farms | Through Oct. 31
Set out on a Halloween walking path unlike anything you have ever experienced. You will discover 10-foot tall jack-o’-lanterns, the world’s largest pumpkin guitar, a flying 40-foot handmade dragon, a life-size pumpkin pirate ship, and more fantastic surprises built by our artists using over 5,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins.
Collin County
Frights’n Lights | Riders Field, Frisco | Through Nov. 6
Filling the gap between pumpkin patches and blood-and-gore haunted houses, Frights’n Lights guests can explore an adventure trail lined with thousands of shining jack-o-lanterns, intricately carved in the shape of favorite superheroes, princesses, and cartoon characters, sports legends and more. With the largest Trick-Or-Treat Trail in the state of Texas, games, rides, food and drink, and retro drive-in movies.
Collin County
Big Bounce America | Southfork Ranch | Oct. 9-10 & Oct. 15-17
Sneakers off, party on! The Big Bounce America is the largest touring inflatable event in the entire world – it’s 10,000 square feet and has its own basketball court and nightclub! Enjoy an action-packed day out suitable for all ages and featuring some of the most unique and exciting custom-built inflatable attractions ever made.
Henderson County
Fall Festival | East Texas Arboretum | Oct. 9
The East Texas Arboretum’s annual event will be filled to the brim with food, fun and entertainment for the whole family. Don’t forget your Halloween costume! This year’s festivities will include a pet contest, pumpkin decorating, Candy the Clown and more, with vendors for snacks and homemade goodies, crafts and other artworks.
Grayson County
55th Annual Peanut Festival | Downtown Whitesboro | Oct. 16
The Whitesboro Area Chamber of Commerce presents a day of “Nuttin’ but Fun” for the family. With over 200 booths and displays, a parade and carnival, live entertainment, a tractor exhibit and more.
Featured Partners
At Prosperity Home Mortgage, we strive to create an extraordinary customer experience through the efforts of knowledgeable and caring mortgage professionals where relationships are valued, and the focus is on treating every client as if they were the only client.
Oftentimes having a home warranty company to help with repairs or buying a new heater, A/C and other issues that may arise can be a great relief when the bill arrives! See available plans or get a quote from our home warranty partner American Home Shield.
Marie Walton, CRS, GRI
REALTOR & Associated Broker
8920 Coit Road, Suite 100
Plano TX 75025

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