He’s Back: Big Tex to Open for Texas State Fair

Girl riding a midway ride

The New Big Tex, the official greeter of the biggest family entertainment event of the year, the State Fair of Texas, will be unveiled on the opening day of the Fair, September 27 at 2:00 p.m. The original and iconic Big Tex welcomed visitors to the State Fair of Texas for 60 years. It burned last year, and the replacement will be making his … [Read more...]

4727 Harvest Hill, Renovated

Fresh start for this classic 1-story in North Dallas

Good-bye 1970's vibe - Hello HGTV-style makeover. Fresh finishes and details in this beautifully UPDATED floor plan in the heart of north Dallas, Schreiber Manor! STUDY or Second Living Area behind French Doors, split 4th bedroom, Kit with breakfast bar open to Family Room and Formal Dining; Family room with STONE fireplace, opens onto covered … [Read more...]

Renovated Ranch Style Home in W Plano, Major Updates

Renovated to fit your life style today!

Outstanding Renovation - See for Yourself - Beautifully Updated ranch style home in established West Plano community. Over 2100 square feet, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Large lot with mature trees, rear entry garage. GREAT ROOM with brick fireplace, vaulted ceiling, wet bar; double French Doors open to covered back patio. Renovated to … [Read more...]

W Plano – BEFORE Updates

Major renovations underway

  Major facelift underway on this spacious ranch style home in west Plano. 3 bed, 2 bath, open floor plan, update kitchen, baths and more! See the AFTER photos and this amazing transformation. Check with Norma Wall for details, 214-212-6770   "Before Photos"   … [Read more...]

Best Place to Live: McKinney #2, Allen #13


Collin County has 2 of the top ranked Best Places to Live in the Nation, by Money CNN. McKinney ranks #2 McKinney TX - in Collin County Population 136,100  McKinney is the county seat of Collin County, just north of Dallas. Established in 1849, McKinney is one of northern Texas' oldest towns. Downtown McKinney, complete with the old county … [Read more...]

More Than Just Another Pretty Face

7601 Acorn Front View

Upscale custom home with beautiful finishes, light fixtures. Impressive entrance and staircase, two-story family room with stone fireplace, view of covered patio. Spacious kitchen with solid surface counter tops, Viking gas range, built-in frig. Private master suite with two walk-in closets downstairs. All other bedrooms upstairs. Small, … [Read more...]

Stunning in Stonebridge!

7801 Canterbury Terrace, McKinney TX

Exceptional opportunity on this Stonebridge Ranch beauty! 4 Bedrooms - 4 Baths - STUDY, MEDIA ROOM, GAME ROOM, Formals, 3-Car Garage Welcome to this one-owner home in Stonebridge Ranch of McKinney TX. STONE and brick elevation, OVERSIZED corner lot that backs to community park. GRAND Entrance, 8ft doors, Private MASTER & STUDY DOWN. ISLAND … [Read more...]

8031 New Kent, Frisco TX

8031 New Kent, Frisco TX for sale

For Sale - $189,900 Right in the heart of Frisco! Freshly painted, 1-Story PATIO home in desirable Queens Gate. GRANITE countertops, tile backsplash & tile floors in kitchen, nice pantry, tons of 42 inch cabinets. SPLIT MASTER with garden tub, walk-in closet. PRIVATE side patio, 2 car rear entry garage. COMMUNITY POOL & Playground nearby. … [Read more...]

Homebuilder Confidence Doubles In 12 Months


North Texas Homebuilder confidence is soaring. New subdivisions have opened in Collin County, where there is still more land set for development. Homebuyers are swarming the model homes, and week-end traffic is brisk. Sizable gains have been realized for the second time in three months, according to the Housing Market Index reports by the … [Read more...]

Power Shift From HOAs to Texas Homeowners

Recreational areas within the subdivision are maintained by HOAs.

Love 'em or hate 'em, HOAs are here to stay. Nearly 5 million people in Texas, or 20% of all homes, are in a Homeowners Association. The percentage is much higher in Collin County, where HOAs are the norm, due to our rapid growth and Planned Unit Developments over the last two decades. For years there has been a power struggle between … [Read more...]

Welcome to Kings Ridge

7028 Autumnwood Trail, Plano TX

Spacious Kings Ridge home Beautiful HARDWOOD floors downstairs, TRAVERTINE tile, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS in HUGE ISLAND KITCHEN, GAS cook top, BREAKFAST BAR, glass-front cabinets, custom details and lighting, art niches, 2-story FAMILY room with view of OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT area and OUTDOOR KITCHEN. Large MASTER down with sitting area, french doors … [Read more...]

Twin Creeks $304,900 – Sold

1094 Limestone Ct, Allen TX 75013

Twin Creeks oversized lot on cul-de-sac street, one block from Boon Elementary, beautiful brick and stone elevation. Upgrades include HANDSCRAPED HARDWOODS, TRAVERTINE formals, wrought iron staircase, GRANITE counter tops in spacious ISLAND kitchen. STUDY with built-ins; MASTER suite down with view of back yard, open patio; all other bedrooms UP, … [Read more...]