Explore Plano, TX

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 4
Just a reminder, the 2nd Downtown @ Sundown is this Saturday, Sept. 8 in Plano.  The event is from 5pm - 10pm.  I went to the event last month and it was fun.  The live music was great and the stores stayed open late.  Of course, I did some shopping and enjoyed myself.  Hopefully, the weather wil...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 15
The Plano Balloon Festival is coming up soon on September 21 - 23 at Oak Point Park in Plano, Texas.   Our great City even has its own Balloon!This year will be my fourth time at the Plano Balloon Festival and it is GREAT experience every time!  It is one of the best festival in the entire DFW ar...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
Comments 6
Just a follow up to my group email to thank all who have already joined the group.  If you haven't already read what the idea behind the group's formation was I invite you to read the first blog I wrote when I started this group. Please invite others to join that you think may be interested in ou...

By Jerold and Terry Smith, Plano Texas Real Estate
(Common name, Uncommon service - Smith & Smith Realty, LLC )
Comments 0
Monday is an office day so we look at the market to determine what is going on to help buyers and sellers in this market. There are 1801 homes for sale in Plano that have been on the market for an average of 75 days.  The median price is $260,000. For the past month or so the days on market has b...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
Comments 22
I've recently joined another FREE on-line resource for marketing my business called MerchantCircle.  I am learning the ropes of it and have successfully created my profile and have used other features available including a "coupon" service.   For a limited time only, I will be offering a Verbal S...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
Comments 7
For those of us with children in PISD we are counting down the last few days of summer vacation!!! At least we are in the Otto Household. (Otto Family trip to Bryson City, NC - July 2007) We had an incredibly long 3 full months off this summer and during that time we did lots.  From taking a much...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 17
The NTTA, North Texas Tollway Authority, has agreed to move forward with their plan to get rid of all the cash booths by 2010.  Instead of the people without TollTags to pay cash, the booth will take a picture of the license plate and mail the owner a bill for driving through. This sounds like a ...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 4
According to the latest information from NAR, the DFW area has had a 1.7% increase in sales prices over last year with the rest of the nation having a 1.5% DECLINE... Does the 1.7% increase give a true an honest look of what's going on in the area?  Maybe not...Since the subprime market made thei...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 53
I had a listing appointment on Saturday, and I got asked a question that I had never been asked before.  I thought it was an odd question, but the seller was very serious as he has bought his last two houses without a Realtor's help, and has never had to sell a house, so this is his first experie...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 2
The Medical Center of Plano received Level III Trauma Center Designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services last week.  The hospital was required to operate for a year as a trauma center and then go through a two day review process before receiving the designation. There are no ot...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
Comments 5
I received a follow up email from "neighborsgo" Editor, Angela Chambers and I have included it below.  I just blogged about this new "magazine like" publication  in the Dallas Morning News yesterday (click here)and forwarded the link on to Ms. Chambers.  Her response is below in the form of this ...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 1
Here are the latest home sales statistics for Plano, TX for July 2007.  I've also included the stats for July 2006 as a comparison to our current market.  July 2007.July 2006Sold Volume:$99,662,296 Sold Volume:$119,148,632 # of Sales:365# of Sales:468Avg. Price: $273,047 Avg. Price: $254,591  Ave...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 6
Mosquito Attack!!  Not quite, but that is what it feels like every year.  The City of Plano has recently confirmed that several mosquitos in the zip code 75075 have tested postive for West Nile Virus.  The city will be spraying in the area but you need to be careful no matter where you live.Here ...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 8
The Historic Downtown Plano Association presents an exciting monthly event -- Downtown @ Sundown!  The first event will be Saturday, August 11 and each second Saturday through November from 5PM -10PM.    The new downtown Plano group created this special event for the area to help draw visitors.  ...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
Comments 9
When our family first moved to Plano, TX in the fall of 2001, the weather was clear, crisp and wonderful.  Spring was just as beautiful. We were in love with our new hometown! But as that first springtime blended effortlessly into summer, I, along with every member of my family noticed a funny sm...

By Cindy Roeschen
(Tricon Homes)
Comments 0
 Spacious vibrant 4 bedroom home in sought after Plano neighborhood.  Updated home  has it all; laminate hardwood floors, energy efficient double pane windows, ceramic tile, newer water heater, newer ac unit and much much more!  Interior of home is light and bright and in immaculate condition.  F...

By Cindy Roeschen
(Tricon Homes)
Comments 0
 Spacious vibrant 4 bedroom home in sought after Plano neighborhood.  Updated home  has it all; laminate hardwood floors, energy efficient double pane windows, ceramic tile, newer water heater, newer ac unit and much much more!  Interior of home is light and bright and in immaculate condition.  F...

By Jean-Claude Pose
(Igniteurworld)
Comments 3
  Is this what you Desire?.. Most of us do!.. We want this and:    Or what About this one? A Brand New Home!...     Or maybe one by the beach:   Near a Lake! or the Mountain?.. All of these are reachable Goals?.. All you need to do is DREAM!.. And take ACTION!.. Visit my website:  www.igniteurwor...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 19
Rain, Rain go away.  I really mean it.  I live on a creek in Plano and the water was the highest I've ever seen in my 7 years in this house and my neighbor that has lived on the creek for over 20 years had never seen anything like it.  Luckily, it stopped raining after about an hour and the water...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 1
I've got the latest sales statistics for Plano in the 2nd quarter of this year.  I've compared our current sales with the 2nd quarter of 2006.                                                   2nd Quarter 2006          2nd Quarter 2007Total Sold Volume$359,300,352 $310,496,000.00 # of Sales140411...

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