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2208 Jonathan Creek Drive, Little Elm

10 Jun

MOVE-IN READY 3/2/2 HOME IN PALOMA CREEK SOUTH!

3 Bedroom / 2 Bath / Study / Covered Patio

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Amazing ONE STORY brick home, newer construction with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths in Paloma Creek South. Welcoming walk up, nice entry, neutral colors throughout, carpet and tile flooring. Eat-in kitchen, upgraded cabinets and lighting, stainless steel appliances (Refrigerator included!), granite-like counter tops, tile back splash, access to covered patio, separate laundry room. Great family room with cozy gas fireplace and open access to kitchen. The large master suite has lots of natural light, dual vanities, tile flooring, soaking tub, walk-in shower and huge walk-in closet. Lush landscaping, spacious back yard, covered patio.

Community pool, parks, walking and biking trails. Easy access to restaurants, shopping, Hwy 380, 423 and DNT! MOVE-IN READY and PRICED TO SELL!

Please contact Laurie Solomon at 469.307.7724 or more information or click HERE.

For more information and other homes for sale in this area, check out www.myrealtytown.com 

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15724 Wyoming Drive, Frisco

10 Jun

BEAUTIFUL ONE STORY HOME IN FRISCO READY FOR YOU!

3 Bedroom / 2 Bath / Front Porch
1811 sq ft / Built 2003 / Frisco ISD

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This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath, one-story home has an inviting front porch and a floor plan that can host a large get-together or a small dinner party; IT IS ADORABLE! The family room, with its gorgeous fireplace, looks out onto the private patio with plenty of green grass on both sides and an area already built for a small garden…just a few reasons this home could be the right fit for you.

Recent upgrades: laminate wood flooring (2018), carpet (2018), tile in master bathroom (2018), fresh paint (2019), dishwasher (2018) and roof (2018).

Convenient to shopping, restaurants and easy access to Hwy 121 and DNT! Not to mention fantastic Frisco ISD schools, community pool and park. Ready for you to move in this summer

Please contact Julee Williams at 972.567.2468 or more information or click HERE.

For more information and other homes for sale in this area, check out www.myrealtytown.com 

4281 Bellingrath Drive, Prosper

10 Jun

STUNNING UPGRADED HIGHLAND HOME WITH GAME & MEDIA!

5 Bedroom / 4.1 Bath / Media / Study
4252 sq ft / Prosper ISD / 4 Car Garage

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Stunning and spacious 5 BEDROOM, 4.1 BATH Highland Home in desirable Whitley Place, complete with 4 CAR GARAGE, workshop and much more!  Upgrades and features include Plantation shutters, Gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, seated island for entertaining, granite countertops, gas cooktop, custom cabinetry with glass doors and WALK-IN pantry. Recently-installed distressed hardwoods and carpet, WALK-IN bonus room for storage (adds 275 SF), built-in desks with granite countertops in the breakfast and study hall areas.

Texas-sized Living, Game and Media rooms with projector-speakers-screen, large Library-Study with vaulted ceiling. Expansive Master suite with wall of windows spa-like retreat including split vanities, glass cabinets, jetted tub, over-sized shower and walk-in closet. Guest suite with private bath also down. Mudroom and large Utility room.

Brick and stone private courtyard in front for enjoying your morning coffee, oversized lot, 2 community pools, walking trails and coveted Prosper ISD! Amazing location-convenient to shopping, restaurants and access to Dallas N. Tollway and Hwy 380. And recently installed roof.

A Texas dream and ready for summertime!

Please contact Scott Blasingham at 469-475-2792  for more information or click HERE.

For more information and other homes for sale in this area, check out www.myrealtytown.com 

12641 Flanders Drive, Frisco

10 Jun

BEAUTIFUL HOME ON CORNER LOT WITH GAME ROOM!

4 Bedroom / 4.1 Bath / 3 Car / Media / Game
4645 sq ft / Built 2006 / Frisco ISD

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WOW …gorgeous Christie Ranch home in a perfect West Frisco location close to neighborhood pool, park and Frisco schools.

Breathtaking entry, soaring ceiling, hardwood floors & dramatic winding staircase. Kitchen is a chef’s dream with 8-burner gas stove, copper farmhouse sink, all stainless steel appliances. Oversized formal dining with custom lighting and abundance of entertaining space. Master retreat with spa-like bath boasts oversized walk-thru shower, his & her vanities with hammered copper sinks.

All bedrooms have en-suite bath and walk-in closets. Large game room with wet bar and media up with media equipment to remain. Backyard has electric sliding gate and covered porch.

Convenient to shopping, restaurants, entertainment venues & easy access to the Dallas North Tollway!

It’s ready for you to move in this summer!

Please contact Elyse Guthrie at  (512) 217-1412 for more information or click HERE.

For more information and other homes for sale in this area, check out www.myrealtytown.com 

1308 Jasmine Drive, Lewisville

10 Jun

UPDATED HOME IN GARDEN RIDGE WITH VERSATILE FLOORPLAN!

3 Bedroom / 2 Bath / Study / Large Yard
1673 square feet / Built 1987 / Lewisville Schools

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This stunning home in Garden Ridge offers an outstanding and versatile floorplan, extensive updating and enjoys an impeccable location just minutes from Lake Lewisville & I-35.  Lush landscaping  and a cozy covered front porch enhance the curb appeal of this home and upon entry, your guests will be greeted by rich hardwoods, warm & neutral tones throughout, updated ceiling fans and vaulted ceilings.  The kitchen would delight any chef with its upgraded granite counter tops, undermount sink & faucet, stainless steel dishwasher and range & opens to a spacious dining area. The expansive family room features a custom Austin Stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings and has an abundance of natural light.  The master retreat is split from the other bedrooms, has a walk-in closet and a nice bath with double vanities with updated faucets and fixtures and a garden tub.

Downstairs enjoys a convenient study area and two bedrooms served by a full bath and a large utility room with abundant under the stair storage for additional items.  Outdoors is perfect for relaxing and entertaining friends with a nice & private patio area, room for a pool, a custom-built chicken
coop, beautiful landscaping and storage building. This home has been well-cared for, is move-in ready and offers tremendous value for the price.

Please contact Jeff Jacobs at  (972) 978-6539 for more information or click HERE.

For more information and other homes for sale in this area, check out www.myrealtytown.com 

STUNNING NEW LISTING IN ALLEN!

7 Sep

1917 MAIN PIC

1917 Landridge Drive, Allen

4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bath / Media/ Extensive Upgrades

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This stunning home boasts true custom upgrades, an impeccable location in Bridgewater Crossing & sought-after floorplan with an outdoor living area and incredible media room.  Professional landscaping and an upgraded front door with iron accents on a flagstone porch will meet your guests as they enter the home with rich nail-down handscraped hardwoods through most of the downstairs with 6-inch baseboards and neutral tones.  The elegant formal dining features a beautiful chandelier and leads to a private study with French doors with beveled glass.  The expansive kitchen would delight any chef with its Kitchen Aid stainless appliances to include double convection ovens, a large antiqued island with gas cooktop and decorative vent hood and wine fridge, as well as upgraded granite with tumbled stone backsplash, custom finish on the 42” cabinetry, bronze faucet and sink, large pantry & is open to the living area.

The spacious family room has 19-foot ceilings, a nice mantle with a FP with gas logs, abundant natural light and leads to a wonderful flagstone patio perfect for entertaining with an outdoor built-in living area featuring a high-end Lynx grill, fridge & storage, an 8-foot BOB fence completed in 2014, large playset and mature tree for shade. The split & spacious master retreat has doors leading to the patio area and a gorgeous remodeled bath (2012) with frameless glass shower, jetted tub, rich granite, updated bronze fixtures, dual sinks, linen closet and large walk-in closet. Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms served by two full baths and all have walk-in closets and a Texas-sized media room with upgraded patterned carpeting, tiered seating, sconces on dimmers, media cabinet & Mitsubishi projector & screen…just bring the popcorn.

Other outstanding features & upgrades are…..an elegant powder bath down, wood stairs & iron spindles, large under-stair storage, 30-year roof & gutters (2014), replaced compressor (2013), sprinkler controller (2017), wireless security system (2014), utility room storage & more!  Excellent Allen schools to include walking distance to Evans Elementary, just minutes to 121 and impressive community amenities.  This home presents incredible value for under $400k!

Please contact Jeff Jacobs at 972-978-6539 for more information or click HERE.

For more information and other homes for sale in this area, check out www.myrealtytown.com 

 

Updated Home in Prime Frisco Location!

20 Feb

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8108 Ship Street, Frisco
3 Bedroom / 2 Bath / Hardwood Floors

Updated home in prime Frisco location! Updates include: hand-scraped hardwood flooring, granite counter tops, fence, lighting fixtures, gutters, landscaping, garage ladder, roof, cabinet stain, paint and tile flooring. Split bedroom plan. Master bedroom has desk area. Comer tub with separate shower. Transom and arched windows.

You don’t want to miss this opportunity!  MLS 13321275

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Please contact George Jacobs at 214-385-8951 for more information.

For more information and other homes for sale in this area, check out www.myrealtytown.com 

Five Secrets to Buying a New Home

5 Nov

Knowing what questions to ask, how to negotiate & what to expect can reduce costs and make buying a new home an enjoyable experience. Here’s a few of my top tips for buying new construction and hope it helps.

1.  Purchasing a new home within 9o days of completion can be a home run & can typically be bought for a much better price than the same home built from the ground up…..and especially so if complete. Builder homes are financed with interim construction loans and many times they have a limit from their bank on the amount of homes they can build at one time. So to start more homes & remove this home from the books they are willing to give lucrative discounts & incentives on a “spec home.”

2  At the point of offer, request that the builder pay the owner’s title policy.  A title policy will most likely be required by  your lender and will protect you against any claims made against the home prior to ownership such as a roofer not being paid who will seek a lien against the new owner.  In Texas and on a $350,000 home this will save you about $2178 in closing costs.

3.  Know the difference in what’s included in the model and what comes with your new home.  Builder’s models have all the bells & whistles from custom finishes, outdoor living areas and appliances….and they look wonderful. Exactly what is included in your new home is something that needs to be discussed in detail and included in the builder’s contract.  Also, if you are planning on including many upgrades is it more cost-effective to pay for these with the builder, or do these post-completion?  Builders may charge up to $14 a SF & more for handscraped hardwood floors which can be done through local vendors for about $8 a SF.  Don’t be the buyer who goes for all the builder upgrades and then can’t sell their home when they get the transfer call to Chicago. Here in the Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Allen areas….many builders will include a nice and sufficient upgrade package to get started with.

4. Do a “third party” inspection.  I hear you as you’re saying….”But Jeff, it’s a new home.” I know, but builders make mistakes too and why not catch it along the way, or at least upon completion to ensure peace of mind when you move in.  I sold a new home in Plano years ago and when I arrived with my client for inspections, we saw an indoor fountain as water was cascading from upstairs down the shelves of the pantry.  The plumber had forgotten to connect the overflow drain to the tub and they did take care of it, but glad we caught it ahead of time.  I recommend my clients have an inspector complete a 4-stage inspection….at foundation pour, at framing, at sheetrock and then a final to ensure they protect their investment & any issues are taken care of by the builder before closing.

5.  Hire a solid and experienced Realtor who understands all the dynamics of negotiating and can guide you through the new home purchase process.  I could have easily titled this blog….”67 secrets to buying a new home,” but it’s probably too long now.  As a practice, a professional Realtor will tour the new communities in the area such as Richwoods and Lawler Park in Frisco and know what’s happening there and how to match your needs. Also, I know many wonderful and hard-working builder representatives, but guess who they work for……the builder.  You need representation on your side and 95% of builders in the D/FW area have Realtor’s commissions built into their marketing budgets and pricing, so why would you go it solo. A great Realtor can save you thousands of dollars, relieve a lot of stress and ensure you buy a home which will be a strong financial asset and easily marketable in the future.

Thank you for reading and contact me anytime with questions, or advice regarding the exciting adventure of buying a new home.

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