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Quality of Life in Plano : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 1, 2011
Patrick Jackson answered:
Hi Mimi,

I just wanted to follow up and see if you need additional informaiton on the Plano or North Texas area. I responded to your request on January 3rd with information about McKinney, Tx. If you are still considering a move to the area, I would love to be of assiatance. If you are looking for a job, perhaps I can entroduce you to someone in my network.

http://www.trulia.com/profile/patrickjackson/

Patrick Jackson
Realtor, ABR, E-Pro, GRI
469-450-8315
patrickcjackson@gmail.com
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Tue Dec 28, 2010
Bruce Lynn answered:
There's old downtown McKinney and Frisco....
I also like downtown Grapevine, but that's a little further than Plano.
I think old downtown Lewisville and Carollton, and Coppell may also stage comebacks.
Carrollton and Lewisville now have DART light rail service and I expect that to be a boon
to downtown living. Coppell expects DART rail stop and if that happens I think it will be a boon
to revitalization of that area....but plans are yet to be seen for that.
Some of these types of homes will be listed here, but there may be some outside of walking distance.
http://www.mlsfinder.com/tx_ntreis/robertbrucelynn/index.cfm?action=newsearchsession&city=carrollton,%20coppell,%20frisco,%20grapevine,%20Plano,%20mckinney&max_price=250000&built_before=1970&single_family=Y

I would probably like to know more about what kind of shopping you expect and what price range you want to target, as well as if there is a specific draw to Plano (like work). Another area you might like, but maybe have less downtown feel is someplace in East Dallas east of I75....M-Street, Lakewood, Casa Linda, Hollywood Heights type areas.... you can read some about this area here:
http://activerain.com/blogsview/1668393/little-forest-hills-dallas-artist-enclave-near-white-rock-lake

Bruce Lynn
Keller Williams Realty
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Wed Jun 4, 2008
Sylvia Barry, MAS,CIPS,SRES answered:
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.

Sylvia
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