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OPEN HOUSE! Saturday, Aug. 23, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Amazing creek side home in sought after Hunters Glen. Location: Hunters GlenThis beautiful home offers a flowing floor plan with upgrades galore! The exquisite kitchen is a delight featuring granite countertops, decorative ceramic backsplash, custom c...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
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2008-09 Plano East Theatre Students  The award winning Plano East Theatre Department under the leadership of Lisa Hale, Theatre Director and Zachary Elms, Technical Director is getting ready for the fall 2008 season. Auditions for the season's first show, starring the "by audition and invitation...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
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I wanted to share with everyone why I love Plano and think it is a great place to live. I have really enjoyed living in Plano,TX for the past 8 years and can't imagine living in any other city locally. 1. Location - Plano is close to Dallas without having to deal directly with big city Dallas pro...
Coming Soon! Amazing creek side home in sought after Hunters Glen. Location: Hunters GlenThis beautiful home offers a flowing floor plan with upgrades galore! The exquisite kitchen is a delight featuring granite countertops, decorative ceramic backsplash, custom cabinets, double ovens, and a spac...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
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I recently received my evaluation reviews from the students I teach the Home Staging for Sellers and Realtors CE course for at Collin College in Plano, TX.  I was excited, honored and humbled by the comments and wanted to share some of them with you here. 1. What did you like about the course? "I...

By Brad Holden
(Holden Real Estate)
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The Enclaves at Willow Crest is located near the intersection of Ohio and McDermott in Plano, Texas. The community offers a classic, old-world neighborhood feel.  The builder, Portrait Homes, offers buyers the choice of five unique two-story townhome floor plans, ranging from 1633 to more than 23...

By Brad Holden
(Holden Real Estate)
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The Estates of Willow Crest boasts old-world charm, coupled with all of the modern conveniences you'll ever need. The newly designed floor plans by Portrait Homes range from 2,086 to over 3,000 square feet in size, ensuring that your family has ample space to live and grow.  The community is cur...
Last night I had the opportunity to try out a new restaurant in Plano.  Ephesus, located at 3645 Dallas Parkway, #555 (at the Tollway and Parker Road) offers authentic Turkish cuisine, wonderful service, a nice atmosphere and very reasonable prices. I had never been to a Turkish restaurant before...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
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The Journey of Hope Grief Support Center celebrated its 10 year anniversary on June 22nd. Journey of Hope was founded by a group of local school counselors and others who felt the need to provide a place of support for children and families who experienced the death of a loved one. The center has...

By Todd Wakefield
(KW Commercial Lake Cities - Firewheel )
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For Want of Disclosure: A nice young couple, who were expecting, along with their young son, moved into a nice new(er) home in the palisades area of California. Apparently, the prior owner, who also is a well known movie starlet, failed to disclose a tiny problem. Folks, this is gross. The young ...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
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Selling a house in a difficult location? Have you considered other ways to market the property besides reducing the price? While we cannot change the location of a property we can improve the appeal to buyers if the property is indeed in good condition. There are always buyers looking in certain ...

By Denise Toliver, Rowlett Real Estate - www.TREShomes4U.com
(Toliver Real Estate Solutions, LLC)
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A survey by pay experts at Salary.com evaluated 69 cities with more than 250,000 people and ranked Plano first in American cities in which to build personal wealth.  Despite the fear of recession and poor economic performance throughout the country, the residences of Plano and surrounding suburbs...

By Charlie Weiblen
(Archwood Properties)
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Plano has just been ranked #1 in the 2008 Salary Value Index provided by Salary.com.  It was compiled of 69 cities with a population of more than 250,000 people, and ranked the cities on building personal wealth and raising a family.  You can find the article here http://www.bizjournals.com/dalla...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
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Brand New Gated Community just starting building it's first spec home, Cantera.  Cantera is in North East Richardson TX where I refer to it as the "Red-Headed Step Child of Richardson."  I call this area that because it's the city of Richardson, but it's Collin County and Plano Schools, so we som...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
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Want to freshen the look of a dated or worn window treatment in your kitchen? It's really simple! Purchase color coordinated cotton napkins that work with the colors of your kitchen.I found the ones in the photo at Pier 1 on sale for around $1.28 each.  Remove old window treatment Fold napkins on...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
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This summer we've been doing some improvements on our own house.  It had been about 6 years since we did the last major improvements and we were ready to tackle a few more. As a professional home stager I understand the value of improving ones home before even thinking about selling. Far too ofte...

By Todd Wakefield
(KW Commercial Lake Cities - Firewheel )
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Lately we've been hearing a LOT about speculators in regard to the high price of oil. What exactly does a speculator do when he speculates? Speculators provide a very, very important function within our economy. They assume risk in the hope of making a profit. One very simple (overly simplistic) ...

By Todd Wakefield
(KW Commercial Lake Cities - Firewheel )
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According to a CNBC study, Texas is the number one state in which to do business. The study compared the different states by reviewing variables like the cost of doing business, the state's workforce, education, technology & innovation. While there are many indicators one can look to, one cannot ...

By Todd Wakefield
(KW Commercial Lake Cities - Firewheel )
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Noted investor and philanthropist John Templeton died yesterday (07-08-08). Today the Wall Street Journal ran an article about Mr. Templeton, his life, his business successes, and his giving. The title of the article was, "Maximum Optimist." This got me to thinking. Regardless of what life is thr...

By Todd Wakefield
(KW Commercial Lake Cities - Firewheel )
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When it comes to business expenses, keep good records. Too many times people are disorganized and irregular in their recording keeping. These bad habits can come back to haunt and cost you. If you are new at running your own business, seek advice from a good CPA. Spend a few hundred dollars and a...

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