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2208 Jonathan Creek Drive, Little Elm

10 Jun


3 Bedroom / 2 Bath / Study / Covered Patio


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.

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15724 Wyoming Drive, Frisco

10 Jun


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


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.

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12641 Flanders Drive, Frisco

10 Jun


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


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.

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Updated Home in Prime Frisco Location!

20 Feb


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

For more information and photos on this home, click here.

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

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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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