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Moving in Collin County : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 19, 2017
Jmb25dfw answered:
I am a current Allen and former Mckinney resident. From my perspective Allen is friendlier and more socially cohesive. Because the entire town plan was more based on keeping amenities centrally located and shared. 75 splits the town in half, but unlike Mckinney there is little stigma to living on the eastside or in one of the few non mc mansion homes on the westside. Allen is more comfortable in its skin and doesn't try as hard as Mckinney to get noticed. It's more of a hidden gem that is a 2nd move location after arriving in Collin County. You land in Mckinney, Frisco or Plano as default relo-villes. But, once your here you wish you would have started in Allen. Allen really has grown up to still feel like a small town that you can live happily in cradle to grave. Allen is more evenly highly educated and ethnically diverse community that interacts across lines. Mckinney is more defined by the location, income and the subdivision you belong to. ... more
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Sun Jul 9, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Hi Dusty,

I used to live in California and am currently living in Allen. I've been here for about 10 years now. Both cities that you mentioned are wonderful to live and good for family with children. I would say both cities pretty much have the same pace and nice neighbors.

Feel free to connect with me if you have any questions. I think there's no better way but to connect with someone who has lived in both areas to assist you. My references are available upon request or you can check part of my client's endorsement at LinkedIn.
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Tue May 17, 2016
Brokertsai88 answered:
Definitely live in the City of Plano, TX where the new Toyota Headquarter is.
Best schools, best parks, and best of many things!
California does not even come close as far as living expenses, housing prices, and fresh air and less traffic congestion comparing to California. I also moved from California to Plano in 2005.
I am a real estate , insurance, and mortgage broker.
My cel number= (972) 375-3175
PS= I am a Taiwanese American
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Sat Mar 28, 2015
LaTisa Taylor answered:
Hello Tameka, are you saying this particular location is not even available for rent?? I'm new to the area and have been looking at various properties but it's hard to tell what places are legit sometimes. ... more
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Sat Sep 14, 2013
Kenneth "Kenny" Bebensee answered:
Yes and No. I know that doesn't help much. But it is true. Some landlords/properties will make exceptions on some credit issues and others will not. Just pick any 1 Realtor to work with on getting answers and helping you with finding your right property.
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Tue Aug 6, 2013
Linda White answered:
I do know of one very nice apartment complex that offers 3 and 6 month leases here in McKinney. If you'd like to see them, please contact me at the below number.

Thank you,

Linda M White, Realtor
Ebby Halliday Real Estate
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Mon Feb 13, 2012
Jeremy Tillett answered:
I hope you are doing well. I worked in Trophy Club a few years ago and it is a very nice area. Many nice families and business professionals live in Trophy Club. McKinney is the 9th best place to live according to Forbes Magazine but the commute would be about an hour or an hour and a half depending on the day. If you are looking to move to McKinney, please let me know and I would love to help you find a home!! Good Luck!! ... more
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