Explore Plano, TX

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)
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 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...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 23
There have been many blogs about pictures of properties in the MLS and I am always on the side where the pictures should be posted immediately with the listing.  If you don't have the pictures taken yet, or the house is not in showing condition yet, do NOT list it in the MLS.Well, I'm in a pickle...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 4
I came across some interesting historical facts about Plano and I thought I'd share with you so you can see how far my town in Plano, Texas has come.   1847 - Plano, Texas was settled   1851 - The city was named Plano when the post office was granted to the town.  Plano means Spanish for "flat" w...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 0
I just posted the results of the Market Breakdown for Richardson, TX.  I thought it would be interesting to compare Richardson to Plano, TX.  Plano is the next city North, and many people compare the two cities all the time for school districts and neighborhoods.  Growing up in Richardson, I'm a ...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
Comments 12
Below is an invitation that was sent to course attendees at the www.StagedHomes.com February 2007, Plano,TX ASP course.  The house looked fabulous!  Many more changes were made in the months after the initial staging was complete.  Painting, carpet replacement, new outdoor patio and much more!  I...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 19
Do you water your foundation?I work with a lot of relocation into the Dallas area.  With that, it takes a lot to educate someone not only about our market, but also about how to take care of their properties.Most of the North Texas area is built on Clay Soil.  It's usually Red Clay, but Black Cla...

By Brad & Traci Brusenhan
(Brusenhan & Associates Realty - Dallas, Texas)
Comments 12
I just read a study that followed the numbers on a group of agents that were flexible with commissions vs. another group that was not.  The study proves what I have long believed.  In the study, the flexible agents offered a menu of services for different fees and allowed the client to choose wha...

By Tom Burris, Texas/Louisiana Mortgage Pro - 13 YRS Experience
(NMLS# 335055)
Comments 4
I feel fortunate to live where I live. Plano, TX is locates in the N. Dallas suburbs in the very desirable Collin County. Driving distance to downtown Dallas. An upscale community, with many amenities.... Malls & other shopping, movie theatres, parks, great schools and safe neighborhoods. Plano P...

By Linda Box Taylor, Your Plano, TX Realtor
(Castle Connections Realty)
Comments 0
I'm always asked about the current market conditions in Dallas all the time.  With all the national media reports about a huge slow down in the sales market, my friends and past clients think my business must be suffering.  But the good news for me is my business is doing great.  Dallas hasn't be...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 6
According to a new study from the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement, Texas has passed Arizona and California in the number of retirees relocating.This is interesting to me because, even though they say it's basically because of the lower cost of living and the beautiful weather, the c...

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