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Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
Does anyone have experience to share about new builds in McKinney?
I have worked with many builders in McKinney, to include KHovnanian, DR Horton, Beazer, Ashton Woods and Lennar. Contact me for more important info to consider when buying a brand new h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Amy S Arey, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Amy S Arey answered:
Buying a home that I can rent out around Dallas?
I work with a lot of investors--both or renovation, rehab "flips" and for holding (rentals). I always suggest being in an area that 1) has an exemplary-rated school district (that narr ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Oct 9, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Tom McCollis…, Real Estate Pro in 46038
Tom McCollister answered:
I am building a new home that I have a buliders contingency on having a solid contract on my current home by Oct. 15,2014. What are my options?
To echo everyone else, talk to your agent. They are more familiar with the market than we are. Probably a few different possible solutions, they may be able to work with the builder t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Scott Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Murphy, TX
Scott Johnson answered:
Lions gate and Roland
Lisa,

I'm not sure what kind of information you are looking for but would be happy to help you.

Please give me a call of send me an email with more information,

Scott & Amie Jo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 30, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
Is The Settlement at Craig Ranch in the upswing? Are the small yards in these homes a big turn off for buyers in this area? Tks
The Settlement at Craig Ranch; here is what has been going on in the last three years.

2011
Number of homes Sold: 24
Average sold price: $370,715

2012
Number of homes Sold: 29
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 13, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Amy S Arey, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Amy S Arey answered:
We are moving to Mckinney Texas and need some general information on the area.
Check out this handy tool on my website (and make sure you put in the various zip codes in Mckinney---75070,75069, 75071 and scroll all the way down: http://www.mckinneyrealestateinfo. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 7, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
Can you negotiate the price on a "to be built" home? Do I need a buyers agent?
The builder’s sales representative represents only one party, i.e. the builder and NOT you!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 21, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
is it advisable to rent a house that was previously rendered vacant and abandoned but the mortgage company wants to save it from for closure?
1. Foreclosed homes in DFW area will be typically vacant.
2. Owner is not making mortgage payments the lender would foreclose on the property.
3. As with other Realtors your questi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 22, 2014 Home Buying in McKinney
Jim Bortzfie…, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Jim Bortzfield answered:
Hi, I'm thinking moving to your area and need an agent with knowledge of the area and can send me some info.
Hi, I have lived in the area over 40 years and am quite familiar with the neighborhoods. I work hard for my clients to find the precise home of your dreams. Inventory is tight right ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 8, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Jeanne Kirby, Real Estate Pro in Prosper, TX
Jeanne Kirby answered:
My husbands job might take us from our home in NJ to TX. I fell in love with McKinney so I am looking for info on great schools and neighborhoods.
Hi.
We are transplants to Texas of approximately 20 years. We wouldn't trade Texas for anything.
There are many good areas in the North Texas area. Being a former school teacher, I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 20, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
anamarialogs…, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
anamarialogsdon answered:
We are considering moving to the McKinney area, looking for great school, what are the best schools in the area?
You are in luck, because McKinney has excellent schools. Looking at the 2012-2013 DFW ratings, all of the schools in McKinney has met the standards. Many of the elementary schools such ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 17, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
Looking for a realtor who with a speciality with VA loans
I work with a Veteran who is a lender and specializes in VA-Backed Loans. Please contact me anytime.

Providing Solutions Because...Your Move Matters!

Michael L. Brownstead, GRI, A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 23, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
SLRambo, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
SLRambo answered:
Best neighborhoods/subdivisions in McKinney?
Hello! If you are looking for a master planned community in McKinney, The Reserve at WestRidge is one of the top selling communities in McKinney. We are located within the nationally ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Ron Richards…, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Ron Richardson answered:
Are their any buidings on or near the square downtown that have been or are being turned into condos/apts?
Hi Steve,
Yes there are some Townhouses just about finished on S. Tennessee Street priced around 160,000.
Hope this helps you.
Ron Richardson
Ebby Halliday McKinney office
ronricha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
BJ Harvey, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
BJ Harvey answered:
What is the residential & commercial outlook for Craig Ranch now that the market is improving? Tks
I am a new resident of Craig Ranch and have seen vacant lots and land gobbled up by all the demand for new housing, homes, apartment buildings and companies bidding for this market. Cr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Jason Todd, Real Estate Pro in Lewisville, TX
Jason Todd answered:
On the patio of Villas at Willow Grove, are you allowed to have a bbq grill and/or a chimnea?
Jack,as previously stated yes you can have grills.


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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 26, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
need to know if I am qualified to get loan now
Good morning Shirley,

First steps:

Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 13, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
BJ Harvey, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
BJ Harvey answered:
Anyone knows about 5904 Hidden Pine Ln?
Recently your question was presented to me: If you need specific details on this property I can help you with a little history of the property. Please email BJHarvey@kw.com if you woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 11, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
what isd is this?
This is Allen ISD.

You can check schools here at this website for Allen ISD
http://www.allenisd.org/domain/67

Here are some other new homes.
http://www.metroplexhomesalesinfo.co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 25, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
Lou & Na…, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Lou & Natalia Burns answered:
Racism in McKinney? Been thinking about relocating there with my family, but my main concern is if we would be truly accepted by the community
Other than the occasional beheading for not keeping your grass cut in Stonebridge Ranch, I have not experienced or heard of racial problems in McKinney. Many of our clients, including o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 6, 2013 Home Buying in McKinney
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