North Texas Real Estate
North Texas and especially the Dallas metro area and suburbs are growing by leaps and bounds. This area of Texas has a strong economy and many wonderful homes that have not been hit by any type of real estate bubble burst. A matter of fact, the Dallas
metro area is growing and prospering not only in the real estate market, but also in many industries adding fuel to the fire so to speak for individuals seeking quality homes in the area. This means that home building is going strong and that those looking for their dream home in North Texas will have a variety of styles and designs to meet the expectations of your entire family. We also welcome the new State Farm Insurance building located off Interstate 75 as well as Toyota who will be in the Plano area by the North Dallas Tollway.
Below is basic information on some of the most popular communities found in the North Texas real estate market - Allen, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano.
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To see Texas-style supersizing in action, look no further than Allen High School's new stadium. The $60 million project will welcome as many as 18,000 spectators when it opens for the fall 2012 season. When residents aren't cheering for the home team on Friday
nights, they can often be found at the Allen Event Center, home to a minor league hockey team. And if your preferred method of exercise is walking from store to store, Allen is home to 5.5 million square feet of retail space.
Allen Texas yet another great community found north of Dallas in Collin County. Allen has much to offer for the growing family, or for those that wish to retire in North Texas with all the amenities they deserve. Allen is home of two top education systems, Allen Independent School District with its 670 member award winning marching band and also the newer Lovejoy Independent School District. Allen Texas is where you'll also find the new minor league hockey team of the Allen Americans whose home is the Allen
Arena. North of Allen on Stacy Road you will find the new Village at Allen, as the Village at Fairview which finds its home also on Stacy Road but on the north side. Bethany Road is home of Watter's Crossing, a wonderful new shopping plaza that is home to great dining, P F Changs, Brio, The Cheesecake Factory and many more including The Blue Fish.
Frisco Texas is also home in both counties, Collin County and Denton County, and is considered a wealthy suburban community of Dallas. Frisco is home to several retail properties including Preston Road and Stonebriar Centre. Education at the Frisco Independent School District is very important to residents in Frisco Texas with schools that are listed as 3A along with higher educational opportunities found at the Dallas Baptist University. Frisco is home to the FC Dallas Major League Soccer Team, formerly the Dallas Burn and also the Frisco Roughriders, minor league baseball team. Along with a powerful economy and quality education, Frisco offers many wonderful and affordable homes in several styles and designs in the North Texas real estate market.
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McKinney's charm comes from its small-town feel, friendly charm and green spaces according to the city's official website.
With a population of more than 149,000, it is one of the fastest-growing cities in America. The area is also home to growth-industry jobs.
Career and college prep are also big in McKinney?s schools.
Local residents can purchase a three-bedroom house averaging in the low $200,000s.
Established in 1848, McKinney is one of northern Texas' oldest towns. Stroll around downtown, and you'll see cotton mills and feed stores transformed into hip boutiques and art galleries. The city offers plenty of housing options, from starter homes to old Victorians and "Texas-style" five-bedrooms. Low taxes have lured companies with white-collar jobs in technology and energy, a new hospital opened in July, and a conference center and hotel complex is in the works.
McKinney's location on the fringes of the Dallas area means commuters have a longer drive downtown, but also easy access to rolling green hills, golf courses, and leafy open spaces lacking in neighboring towns
Population: 271,000 - July 2014
Plano boasts about being the 4th largest city in the Dallas Ft. Worth Region
Plano Texas is located in the heart of Collin County Plano is its own community and is located less than 20 minutes from Dallas.
Plano Texas is home to Plano Independent School District, one of the most desirable school districts in the United States. The real estate market offers quality homes along with a strong economy and you will also find corporate headquarters for multiple
global corporate headquarters and technology-related companies such as Ericsson and Frito-Lay, EDS and JC Penney to name a few. Families love the Plano area with its many recreational activities such as parks, bicycling trails, playgrounds, fishing and a
beautiful nature preserve. Let's not forget to mention the NFL football league and the Dallas Cowboy Football Team, NBA's basketball team the Dallas Mavericks or the NHL hockey team, the Dallas Stars.
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