Wylie, TX Real Estate News

By Cindy Roeschen
(Tricon Homes)
  July Jubilee Street Dance Friday, July 9 - 7 pm Historic Downtown on Ballard Ave   The city of Wylie and the Wylie Downtown Merchants Association will host the annual July Jubilee Street Dance July 9 on Ballard Avenue in the downtown area. Headliner Charlie Robison takes the stage at 9 p.m. and will perform until 10:30. Kicking things off at 7 p.m. is the band Placation, made up of Collin County men; Kevin Dean (songwriter, vocals, guitar) and Sanford Hanna (vocals, lead guitar) are from Wylie, and Royce Rushing (vocals, drums) and Rick Holloway (vocals, bass) are from McKinney. Wylie graduate Chris Allen and his Tailgatin' Band take the stage at 7:45 p.m. For more information on Charlie Robinson check out his website at: http://events.myspace.com/Event/4166021/July-Jubilee-Street-Dan...
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
This beautiful home backs to a very large pond & fountain! Lots of UPGRADES include real wood flooring, austin stone fireplace,crown moldings,tiled patio,ceramic flooring,tile backsplash, granite island, full sprinkler & designer painting. Split master has tiled seperate shower, jetted tub, dual vanities & large walk in closet. Enjoy the gorgeous landscaping of the yard & the private back patio's ! AHS Warranty in place. 
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
Melissa Hailey | Coldwell Banker Jane Henry Realtors | 214-418-0180 1711 Kennedy Dr., Wylie, TX BACK ON MARKET - BUYER FINANCING FELL THROUGH! Wonderful Two Story Family Home with a Saltwater Pool! 4BR/2+1BA Single Family House offered at $179,000 Year Built 1994 Sq Footage 3,018 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size .227 acres HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION CONTRACT FALLING THROUGH, COME SEE THIS FABULOUS HOME TODAY! Your family will love the spacious open floor plan and the fantastic back yard! The main living area opens to the large island kitchen and the informal dining area, making this home ideal for friends, family, and fun. The island kitchen features a large breakfast bar and plenty of counter tops – sure to delight any cook. The sec...
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
NTTA Toll Tag comes to Wylie, TX 75098 Apply for a Toll Tag at the Wylie Municipal Complex TODAY! An NTTA representative will be at the Wylie Municipal Complex today from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Tag Wagon to show you how fast and easy it is to obtain a Toll Tag on the spot! A Toll Tag is $40 prepaid account that deducts tolls each time you pass through a toll plaza! There are no other monthly fees! Bring with  you: Driver's License Number Permanent License Plate Number Major Credit Card
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS When Applying for a Mortgage Thou shalt not change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job Thou shalt not buy a car, truck or van (or you may be living in it)!! Thou shalt not use credit cards excessively or let current accounts fall behind Thou shalt not spend money you have set aside for closing Thou shalt not omit debts or liabilities from your loan application  Thou shalt not buy furniture  Thou shalt not originate any inquiries into your credit  Thou shalt not make large deposits without checking with your loan officer  Thou shalt not change bank accounts  Thou shalt not co-sign a loan for anyone
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
"100 years: A Visual History" ARTISTS MONTAGE 48/61 DEDICATED TO ALL PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERS OF WFR IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR FIRST 100 YEARS OF SELFLESS SERVICE TO WYLIE CITY OF WYLIE PUBLIC ART PROGRAM JULY 2010 If you have a chance drive by and take a look at this awesome mosaic art sign at Wylie Firestation # 3 off Brown and Eubanks.  This is really a beautiful piece of art. I have driven by the entire time they were constructing it in awe of how cool it was. I thought they were painting it until I stopped and took a closer look!
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
June Monthly Luncheon Speaker  Sam Satterwhite with Wylie Economic Development will give the State of Economic Development Presentation Date: June 22nd Time: 11:30 amL Location: Woodbridge Country Club  7400 Country Club Dr Wylie , TX 75098 Phone: (972)429-5100  TICKET PRICE $12.00-Online Order: www.wyliechamber.org $15.00-Phone RSVP before 2/22/2010 $20.00 at the door
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
InSync Exotics Wylie, Texas 75098 InSync Exotics rescues abused, unwanted & exotic felines. They nurture the cats back to health & give them a happy home for the remainder of their lives. They also offer fun events to help raise funds the desperately need for food, vet care & housing. Don't miss these upcoming events! June 12th BIG CAT BIRTHDAY DAY BASH Enjoy a day of games, prizes bounce house and free cake & ice cream to all visitors! November 6th TIGER TROT A walk-a-thon for the complete family with a bounce house, face painting & more! Join InSync Exotics by visiting Thursday through Sunday from 11am to 6pm. You can also visit there website at www.insyncexotics.com or call (972)442-6888
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
100% Financing for your home buyers in Wylie, TX 75098 The senate passed a bill for 100% Financing to be continued for rural areas!!  What does this mean to those of you that are looking for a home in Wylie and other rural areas? This means you can purchase a home with NO money down! You will have some costs such as closing costs, inspection costs and appraisal costs. However, some of these costs can be paid for by the seller. Please give our office a call today if you are interested in learning more about this USDA Rural Government loan available to you if you meet some mininmum requirements!
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Events & Festivals Around Texas JUNE 02 Sherman 2-5 Melody Ranch Bluegrass Festival (903)546-6893. www.melodyranchbluegrassfestival.com 03 Clifton    3-5 Central Texas Fair and Rodeo  (254)253-0725 04 Denton   4-5 Dog Days of Denton Celebration (940)365-3063 www.dogdaysdenton.com     Gonzales 4,2,18,25 Summer Concert Series (830)672-2815 www.cityofgonzales.org/mainstreet For a complete list of events and festivals go to www.texascooppower.com
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By Cindy Roeschen
(Tricon Homes)
I get this great e-newsletter from the Wylie ISD on a weekly basis, this week there was some exciting news regarding Wylie School Ratings... Wonderful TAKS preliminary news . . . Congratulations to WISD students, teachers, staff, trustees, and parents.   It is celebration time in the Wylie Independent School District. Our preliminary TAKS data indicate all of the campuses in WISD will be Recognized or Exemplary. And, for the first time in the history of WISD, our test scores are at the Exemplary level. However, for WISD to remain on the list of Exemplary Districts when they are announced in July of this year, the system must have a graduation completion rate of 95% in all students and subpopulations. If you are needing more information on the Wylie Schools or homes in the Wylie, Murphy...
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By Cindy Roeschen
(Tricon Homes)
Another great summer program being offered by the City of Wylie...Wylie Flyers! Summer Track and Field. Wylie Flyers Track Club promotes personal and team achievement, enhanced self esteem, physical fitness and sportsmanship.  This club is sponsored by the City of Wylie Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Region 7 Summer Circuit Track Season.  How to Register: In Person: Bart Peddicord Community Center 100 West Oak Street (downtown Wylie) cash, check, and credit card accepted                                                                                  Online:  Cost: $125 per participant   Practice beings Monday, May 10th 2010 at Shaffer Stadium Age 7-10: Monday and Wednesday, 6 to 8 pm Age 11-14: Tuesday and Thursday, 6 t...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
Melissa Hailey | Coldwell Banker Jane Henry Realtors | 214-418-0180 6015 Aspen Estates Dr., Sachse, TX Beautiful home with pool on 1-acre in Woodbridge Golf Course Community! 4BR/3+1BA Single Family House offered at $325,000 Year Built 2002 Sq Footage 3,417 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 1.1 acres HOA/Maint $35 per month DESCRIPTION Wonderful curb appeal with Austin Stone and upgraded landscaping draws your attention, but the privacy of the 1-acre lot and the fabulous pool with spa will make you want to stay! As you enter this beautiful home, you are drawn to the rotunda that leads to formal dining area, the living area and the kitchen. Architectural touches and upgrades are found throughout the home including art niches, majestic stairway...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
If you are a consumer (a home buyer or a home seller, or just a real estate watcher) you may not be familiar with all of the terms involved in real estate transactions.   Realtors® know the terminology, but wouldn't it be great to have that information as a consumer?  A "Real Estate Terminology Dictionary" of sorts. Look no further, here is the next installment of the Real Estate Glossary!  TIP: to see the complete Real Estate Glossary - subscribe to this blog. X Y YEAR-TO-YEAR TENANCY - A periodic tenancy in which the rent is reserved from year to year. YIELD - The return on an investment or the amount of profit, stated as a percentage of the amount invested. Z ZONING - The regulation of structures and uses of property within designated districts or zones. Zoning regulates and affects ...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
If you are a consumer (a home buyer or a home seller, or just a real estate watcher) you may not be familiar with all of the terms involved in real estate transactions.   Realtors® know the terminology, but wouldn't it be great to have that information as a consumer?  A "Real Estate Terminology Dictionary" of sorts. Look no further, here is the next installment of the Real Estate Glossary!  TIP: to see the complete Real Estate Glossary - subscribe to this blog. WAIVER - To voluntarily give up or surrender a right. Foreclosure banks often require specific waivers to be signed in conjunction with the sale of bank owned property. WAREHOUSING - A term used in financing to describe the process which loan correspondents employ, assembling into one package a number of mortgage loans which the ...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
If you are a consumer (a home buyer or a home seller, or just a real estate watcher) you may not be familiar with all of the terms involved in real estate transactions.   Realtors® know the terminology, but wouldn't it be great to have that information as a consumer?  A "Real Estate Terminology Dictionary" of sorts. Look no further, here is the next installment of the Real Estate Glossary!  TIP: to see the complete Real Estate Glossary - subscribe to this blog. U UNILATERAL CONTRACT - A contract in which one party makes an obligation to perform without receiving in return any express promise of performance from the other party, such as an open listing contract, where the seller agrees to pay a commission to the first broker who brings in a ready, willing and able buyer. UPSET PRICE - A ...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
If you are a consumer (a home buyer or a home seller, or just a real estate watcher) you may not be familiar with all of the terms involved in real estate transactions.   Realtors® know the terminology, but wouldn't it be great to have that information as a consumer?  A "Real Estate Terminology Dictionary" of sorts. Look no further, here is the next installment of the Real Estate Glossary!  TIP: to see the complete Real Estate Glossary - subscribe to this blog. TAX LIEN - A general statutory lien imposed against real property for failure to pay taxes. There are federal tax liens and state tax liens. TAX SHELTER - A phrase often used to describe some of the tax advantages of real estate investment, such as deductions for depreciation, interest, taxes, etc., which may offset the investor'...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
If you are a consumer (a home buyer or a home seller, or just a real estate watcher) you may not be familiar with all of the terms involved in real estate transactions.   Realtors® know the terminology, but wouldn't it be great to have that information as a consumer?  A "Real Estate Terminology Dictionary" of sorts. Look no further, here is the next installment of the Real Estate Glossary!  TIP: to see the complete Real Estate Glossary - subscribe to this blog. SALE AND LEASEBACK - A transaction in which, typically, an owner sells his improved property and as part of the same transaction signs a long-term lease and remains in possession. SCHEMATICS - Preliminary architectural drawings and sketches; basic layouts not containing the final details of design. SECOND MORTGAGE - A mortgage wh...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
If you are a consumer (a home buyer or a home seller, or just a real estate watcher) you may not be familiar with all of the terms involved in real estate transactions.   Realtors® know the terminology, but wouldn't it be great to have that information as a consumer?  A "Real Estate Terminology Dictionary" of sorts. Look no further, here is the next installment of the Real Estate Glossary!  TIP: to see the complete Real Estate Glossary - subscribe to this blog. It was brought to my attention that PERMIT should have been included in the last blog post...so I have included it here with the letter R. PERMIT (BUILDING PERMIT)- A written permission granted by the County Building Department and required prior to beginning the construction of a new building or other improvement (including fenc...
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Four Bedrooms For Rent in Collin County Several 3-4 Bedroom homes for rent on 1-2.7 acres in Collin County. Community Schools or Farmersville ISD. Rents range from $865.00 to $1100.00.  Come enjoy the country in one of these homes.  Newer models with dishwashers, kitchen islands, split masters, huge walkin closets & more! Some homes have carports too! Don't wait these homes will go fast.
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