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McKinney, Texas and the surrounding cities make up my "stomping ground". I live here, work here and play here. My blog will feature real estate information & market activity specific to this area. Whether you are a local buyer, seller, resident or fellow Realtor I hope that this blog will provide insight into what makes McKinney and Collin County so unique!
It's been nearly 4 years since I was an active blogger here on Active Rain. During those years I was doing "life". Specifically, going through a divorce, moving, taking on different roles in my brokerage and my business, focusing on my kids to minimize the know...doing "life". "Adult...
(Almost) Wordless Wednesday It's happening more and more frequently. The dogs outside begin barking - almost in a panic. I look outside and don't see anything immediately, but then hear the familiar sound of the powerful torch inside giant hot air balloons sporadically going off. Looking up, I s...
This is the 4th time I've blogged about my Texas Rangers on "Texas Rangers Tuesday"...and I keep on thinking that EVENTUALLY I'll have bad news to report. Not that I in any way, shape or form WANT to report bad news...but I want to be realistic and think that certainly there's going to be weeks ...
It happens with almost every other buyer. Buyer sees a house they LOVE online but it's not on the list of Active properties I send them. Or a buyer drives by a home they didn't see listed online. They ask me about the mystery house and when I go look it up in the NTREIS (North Texas Real Estate I...
It's almost May in Texas. That means that the days of driving around with your windows down and leisurely dining on patios at lunch are almost coming to an end. And when spring begins to leave us...summer usually comes BARGING in! If you're lucky enough to own a home with a pool, then this is a g...
Anyone who's a fan of the show American Idol knows that we are getting down to the wire! We are left with only 5 remaining contestants, and I'm so excited the McKinney's own Hollie Cavanagh is still hanging in there! Fans also know that should Hollie advance to the Final Three, Fox will be doing...
It's Nationwide Open House Weekend - THIS weekend in communiites all around the country!! If you are inerested in viewing a list of available open houses in the McKinney, Allen, Plano, Frisco or Prosper areas, just send me an email at Viewing Open Houses is a great ...
  (Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Much like one of the opening scenes in the movie "Date Night" with Steve Carrell and Tina Fey, this comic ALWAYS makes REALTORs laugh! Unfortunately we laugh, because it's TRUE!! I've heard from many of my colleagues from all over the country, and the bottom line i...
The Yankees are in town! Booooooo. The Rangers are in the middle of a tough stretch in their schedule, and you know what? They're SMOKING through it with a broom in hand! They swept the Twins. They swept the Red Sox. And they did an INCREDIBLE job of winning 3 of 4 with the #2 ranked team, the D...
Taxes. Not the most FUN topic to discuss, but an important one nonetheless. Especially given that each state does things just a little bit differently, it's good to know how real estate taxes are handled in the area you are moving to. Here are how things work in the Great State of Texas! *Propert...

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As a McKinney Texas REALTOR I'm proud to say that I live here, work here and play here! My blog will feature real estate information & market activity specific to McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Plano, Prosper and surrounding Collin County cities. Whether you are a local buyer, seller, renter, resident or fellow agent, I hope that this blog will provide insight into what makes McKinney and Collin County so unique!
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