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Laura, Home Buyer in 33952

Is Plano a good area, with low crime and good shopping? Can you buy a decent home for under $150,000?

Asked by Laura, 33952 Sun Mar 23, 2008

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I have grown up here and Plano is the best! You can buy a decent home under 150k, but look towards the older neighborhoods.
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1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Mar 28, 2008
Hi Luara:

I wonder if you have bought your home already. If not, I used to live in Plano, still have great friends there. .

We loved what Plano can offer as far as schools, jobs, shopping, parks and recs, etc. There are a lot to do. I also remember the wonderful baloon festivals we went to.

We have great memories there.

0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 4, 2008
Sylvia Barry,…, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
YES! It will of course depend on the part of Plano you choose. I have sold great homes in west Plano at your price range. You might want to consider Allen also if your work location would make it possible.
Call me if you are still looking.
Cyndie Gawain
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 4, 2008
There are homes in Plano around the $150K range. I think you could expect a 3 bedroom, 2- bath, 2-car garage around 1800-2200 s.f.
I found several close to Central Expressway and Spring Creek. Some needed some repairs.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 9, 2008
Well, we're proud of our vast shopping options, even when it comes to homes! If you want a single-family detached home, you'll find quite a few, especially if up to around 2,000SF is large enough. There are many townhouses & condos in that range, but you must consider the homeowner's association dues in your monthly payment budget. Plano is a large suburb, with a population well over 200,000 and a diverse mix of neighborhoods and home sizes and values. Two recommendations: 1) come to Plano and drive around if you can and observe the differences from area to area, and 2) get an experienced agent who knows Plano and have them help you compare homes and neigborhoods so you'll be delighted with your purchase decision. Home buying is a big transition we don't make often, and your agent matters!

The Hollers Team
Blake & Patricia Hollers
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 6, 2008

Lots of inventory under $150,000. Click on this link or paste it into your browser to see a sample...


Really good retail everywhere and increasing steadily. Hope this helps. Please call or email if I can help further.

Alan Wynn
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Apr 25, 2008
Hi Laura,

Cher, Tom Cruise and Miley Cyrus (aka Hannah Montana) fly into the Plano area to go shopping. It's pretty darn good! :) There are many nice homes for around the $150 mark. If you'll send me your e-mail, I can send you all kinds of stats on crime and such. It's a suburban area.

Happy to help,
Terri Hayley
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 22, 2008
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Mar 28, 2008

Typically speaking, Realtors are prohibited from giving you an opinion on whether a neighborhood is high crime, or not. Your best bet is to contact the local police station for statistics about the area in question.

Good luck, and I hope the answer was helpful.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Mar 23, 2008
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