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Shops at Legacy Tree Lighting Ceremony – It’s ON!

Tree Lighting Ceremony - It's Back! And that's a good thing!  The last time the celebration occurred was 2006, that was the last time city of Plano help funded. Now all that has changed, this year, city of Plano is helping reinstate the … [Read more...]

Shoal Creek Real Estate Update

Shoal Creek Real Estate Update As you can see the last 6 months has been lower activity. This is due to the upper end market still being slower and much of that is because lenders are making it more difficult for jumbo loans over 417K. … [Read more...]

Shops at Legacy Labor Day Event

Looking for a Labor Day Event.... If you plan on being around Plano on Sunday, this could be a great place to be.  This photo is courtesy of the Shops at Legacy email newsletter announcing the first ever Labor Day Event.  If you've been to the … [Read more...]

Crimes in the Neighborhood – Crime Reports

Crime Reports in the neighborhoodI know when you're looking for home - crime statistics usually comes up in the conversation. Here's a new site that reports community crimes in real time. The Plano police department is hooked in and you get a … [Read more...]

Should Texas Home Sale Prices be Disclosed?

The Skinny on Texas Home Sale Prices I've had this poll on the left side bar for a month now, go ahead and vote and see the results. 80% of 118 votes, so far... say YES! Home Sale Prices should be public information. Steve Brown wrote a juicy … [Read more...]

Newest Fountain in West Plano

Normandy Estates Fountain You can always use another fountain. Especially when it's pushing 100 plus again today.  This is Normandy Estates newest jewel to the development.  The fountain and lake view will command more dollar per lot, of course, … [Read more...]

Willow Bend Real Estate Market Update: May 2009 so far…

Willow Bend insight to current market conditions... It's no secret that the upper market has been hurt by the economy and especially jumbo loans have basically dried up for the consumer.  Although we are seeing signs of life there.  As of May … [Read more...]

What You Want – Top 5 Kitchen Features

Kitchen Kitsch Can you guess what the Top 5 kitchen features are? Granite and stainless are pretty much expected but here's a new list from the National Associations of Home Builders: Walk-In Pantry - 86% Kitchen Island - 80% Built-In … [Read more...]

Happy Weekend!

Shops at Legacy Lake The 3 day weekend started a little early for us.  Check out the tranquil setting at the Shops at Legacy.  This is right across from the Marriott Hotel. Lots of activity with Legacy Live this weekend.  Enjoy the holiday, … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Tip for Friday

HOW TO REO - SCHEDULE YOUR CLOSING ON A MONDAY... If you've bought a foreclosure or about to -  you know the banks (Sellers) have special addendum requirements that override the original TREC 1-4 residential contract.  They all differ somewhat … [Read more...]