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View 23 Condo Photos of Village at Prestonwood in Plano TX

Village at Prestonwood Condos in West Plano - 55+ CommunityThere comes a time in life when you want to make things easier.  You can either cut your expenses or lower home maintenance responsibilities.  Or both. So,  I have 2 questions for you.  Are … [Read more...]

Plano Absorption Rate – A different perspective

Absorption Rate Details - What is it?What's the length of time it would take to sell the inventory of Plano at the current sales rate?By tracking the absorption rate over time you will gain a better perspective of the real estate market. It can help … [Read more...]

New Lending Laws – You need to know this!

New Lending Laws and Gnashing of Teeth Starting June 1st, yes - just a few days ago all lenders will run another credit report after you close on your home.  Did you hear that right? Yes, if you buy a new fridge it could kill a deal.  Seriously, if … [Read more...]

Beautiful & Friendly Horses in West Plano

Happy Saturday! You'll see horses all over West Plano.  There isn't much land left but there are pockets of undeveloped property that can be rezoned or is agricultural.  Plano has urban, suburban & rural all in one city and only 20 miles … [Read more...]

Collin County Real Estate – 2010 April Update

Collin County Housing Numbers As we wait for May numbers to come out - here are Collin County housing numbers for April and year to date.  This is helpful for buyers and sellers to get an overall view of the market.  You have to remember that … [Read more...]

Another Perk at a Plano Park

The 3 Way Water Fountain I walk Arbor Hills Nature Preserve several times a week and always admire the improvements to the park.  Have you ever seen another water fountain like this?  It takes care of our four legged friends and the whole family … [Read more...]

Willow Bend Place

Private Residential Parks - one is Willow Bend PlaceLast week I wrote about public parks in Plano. There are also many neighborhoods that have private residential parks for home owners.  Above is a photo of Willow Bend Place which is located right … [Read more...]

Dictating Offer Instructions – Don’t Fall for It!

Warning Real Estate Buyers: Do not let anyone dictate how to write an offer... It's no secret banks have been writing their own addendum's to residential contracts for a while.  You might not like it but most are fair to buyers as long as you … [Read more...]

Neighborhood Searches – Do it your way!

Name Your Neighborhood... As you know searching for a home online is a labor intensive task.  The information available to research is very time consuming but it can save you time from driving around aimlessly in your car even with GPS. Once you … [Read more...]

Plano Photos on Friday

Spring Time in West Plano It's Friday once again and we made it through another week, a little cloudy but we need the rain.  I try to show different neighborhoods and local photos of the area so you don't think we're just flat land in Plano and lots … [Read more...]