Allen, TX Real Estate News

By Randal Newhouse
(Texas Premier Realty)
The eclectic combination of custom flair and luxury offers buyers the perfect balance of nature, sophistication and resort-style amenities, in a great suburban neighborhood. All of this is waiting for you at Allen's newest luxury townhome community. Nestled in one of West Allen's most elite neighborhoods, we provide a zero to low-maintenance lifestyle for today's busiest buyers. Suncreek Villas offers the convenience of being near I-75, SH 121 and the George Bush Turnpike. Suncreek Villas is townhome living at its finest! Starting at $170,000.00 Click Here To View Video   Keep up with local real estate information. It is free and easy to use.   Free Market Analysis North Dallas Lifestyle   The internet is the most efficient way to locate real estate in the Dallas market. Or is it? Homeb...
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By Randal Newhouse
(Texas Premier Realty)
Twin Creeks is a masterplanned community in the city of Allen coined for its beautiful tree-lined creeks. You can come home to an Arnold Palmer designed championship golf course, 2 Jr.-Olympic pools, basketball courts, sand-court volleyball and hike and bike trails or merely relax in the comfort of Home. Starting at $235,000.00 Click Here To View Video   Keep up with local real estate information. It is free and easy to use.   Free Market Analysis North Dallas Lifestyle   The internet is the most efficient way to locate real estate in the Dallas market. Or is it? Homebuyers spend hours searching site after site trying to find the perfect home at the best price. And when they do find a great home, they try to contact the agent and never get a response or even worse they find out that the...
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By Tiffany & Tonya Sharkey, Peek Group
(Ebby Halliday Realtors)
Wimberly Place provides one-of-a kind estate sites in the highly sought-after master planned community of Twin Creeks in Allen, Texas.  73 Estate-sized home sites, ranging up to 1 acre in size, are nestled in a dramatic private location of lush landscaping, mature trees and tree lined creeks.  Some of the areas most distinguished builders call Wimberly Place home, making it one of the most exclusive luxury communities in North Texas.   Homeowners enjoy a plethora of recreational amenities that enhances the rich lifestyle that defines the development.  These include a fountain lake, two private swim clubs, basketball courts, ball fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, and to top it off an Arnold palmer 18 hole championship golf course. Spectacular estates, ranging f...
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By Randal Newhouse
(Texas Premier Realty)
Silhouette in Allen has the small town feel with big city offerings. Lot sizes are approximately 70x110 and square footage will range from 2000-3700 square feet and prices range from the 230's-300's. Allen I.S.D. has an outstanding school system including Marion Elementary School. Marion is an easy walk for children living in the Silhouette community. Hike and bike trails, a park and a playground will also be available in this family friendly community. Click Here To View Video   Keep up with local real estate information. It is free and easy to use.   Free Market Analysis North Dallas Lifestyle   The internet is the most efficient way to locate real estate in the Dallas market. Or is it? Homebuyers spend hours searching site after site trying to find the perfect home at the best price....
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By Randal Newhouse
(Texas Premier Realty)
Shaddock Park in Allen is located just off the Stacy corridor with easy access to US75 and SH121. This community has an abundance of fine dining, shopping and entertainment nearby. This luxurious community offers residents excellent community amenities including winding walking trails, bike trails as well as an inviting park for families to enjoy. Starting at $445,000.00 Click Here To View Video   Keep up with local real estate information. It is free and easy to use.   Free Market Analysis North Dallas Lifestyle   The internet is the most efficient way to locate real estate in the Dallas market. Or is it? Homebuyers spend hours searching site after site trying to find the perfect home at the best price. And when they do find a great home, they try to contact the agent and never get a r...
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By Randal Newhouse
(Texas Premier Realty)
Morgan Crossing - Last chance in East Allen! Morgan Crossing offers an intimate community setting with beautiful ponds and park. Great variety of home plans offering 1 and 2 stories and 3 car garage options available. We can customize your new home to suite your specific needs. Come and see Morgan Crossing today. Easy access to Hwy 75. Country living right here in town. Beautiful ponds with walking trails. Starting at $185,900.00 Click Here To View Video   Keep up with local real estate information. It is free and easy to use.   Free Market Analysis North Dallas Lifestyle   The internet is the most efficient way to locate real estate in the Dallas market. Or is it? Homebuyers spend hours searching site after site trying to find the perfect home at the best price. And when they do find a...
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By Randal Newhouse
(Texas Premier Realty)
Nestled behind the rows of trees lining Cottonwood Creek is the low maintenance Townhome lifestyle you've been dreaming of! Stroll down the hike/bike trail, relax at the private pool/cabana, & shop across the street at the Allen Premium Outlets (over 100 designer fashions and brand names). The nearby highways will quickly take you to numerous choices in dining, entertainment, and retail! Starting at $175,000.00 Click Here To View Video   Keep up with local real estate information. It is free and easy to use.   Free Market Analysis North Dallas Lifestyle   The internet is the most efficient way to locate real estate in the Dallas market. Or is it? Homebuyers spend hours searching site after site trying to find the perfect home at the best price. And when they do find a great home, they t...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Why would you want to move to Dallas….Becauase it is fabulous and there is probably a job for you!!! Dallas/Fort Worth as a whole welcomes 92,600 brand new North Texans every year, which breaks down to 253 people every day relocating and calling DFW their new home.  Did you know that Texas is now the #2 retirement location behind the ever popular Florida.  If DFW houses a large majority of retirees, then that means that DFW will also be the host city for multiple elderly focused businesses and healthcare centers to accommodate this new market that will demand it.  With those new companies starting or relocating here for follow their consumer, job growth is instantly enacted both locally with construction, real estate location, marketing, and soon to be locally with the relocation of top...
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By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co.)
Allen TX Homes for Sale - Summer 2008 Real Estate (Residential) Housing Report from Memorial Day 05/26/08 through Labor Day 09/01/08. (Allen's busiest real estate season). 411 closed transactions (in 2008) Lowest $63,000 Average 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (either 3 full bathrooms, or 2 full with 1 half bath). 2,700 square feet at $242,000. DOM 75.Highest 6 bedrooms, over 6,200 square feelt for $1 million dollars. It took 397 days to sell.Total real estate value of  $99,847,347  not including real estate sales in Allen TX not listed on the MLS systems such as for sale by owners and home builders. Average DOM Breakdown and Average % of List Price received on Solds by Market time:Information provided is deemed reliable and taken from the North Texas Real Estate Information MLS Systems.    0-3...
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By Thomas Gooch
(WD Realty / ARC)
ALLEN TX REAL ESTATE - AUGUST MLS SALES STATSHere are the stats for the ALLEN area. Keeping with the typical trends, this Allen TX Real Estate Market Report shows Closed Sales DOWN (projected over 30%) while Average Sales Price stays somewhat STABLE increase.  Home owners that do sale, are negotiating a little over 1% more OFF list price.  Days on market stayed the same.
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Welcome to Allen’s largest and most exciting master planned subdivision, Twin Creeks! Twin Creeks began building in the early nineties and is still going strong, with over 8,000 residents calling this neighborhood home. In addition to the main Twin Creeks section, there are sub-neighborhoods within Twin Creeks with their own designations. •    Somerset - Toll Brothers and Huntington patio homes (some on the golf course) ranging from $400K to $600K•    Lexington - Toll Brothers and Sanders estate sized homes (some on the golf course) ranging from $500K to $800K•    Ashwood - Standard Pacific and Highland homes ranging from $200K - $400K. This section is completed and does not offer any more new homes.•    Hawthorn - Standard Pacific and Huntington homes ranging from $300K - $600K•    Wim...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Are you a working professional with minimal time for housework? Are you an empty nester looking for something small but close to the kids? Is your life too busy to care about the lawn in the yard? You don’t have to settle for a condo or townhome with shared walls. Simplify your life with a patio home! Patio homes, sometimes referred to as garden homes or courtyard homes, are a great solution for working professionals, empty nesters, busy adults, or even first time homebuyers. Patio homes are referred to as zero lot lines because the homes are built directly on the edge of a lot’s outer boundary.  The side of your neighbor’s house, which has no windows, acts as the fence or boundary. Typically with SFR, a fence acts as the separation barrier or boundary, but since the lots are smaller, t...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Cambridge Homes is bringing its award winning luxury patio homes to West Allen at Cambridge at Watters Crossing! These low-maintenance zero lot courtyard homes are perfect for busy adults, working professionals, or empty nesters.  The homeowners association maintains the front yard and common grounds. The zero lots are perfect for private gardens since your next door neighbor has no windows on one side of their home. The floorplans are very functional with a high level of custom finishes and a timeless architecture that doesn't go out of style. Homes range from the 1,800 sq.ft. to 3,800 sq.ft. and start in the high $200's. The neighborhood will mimic a quaint European village with brick and stone elevations,  private gardens, al fresco rooms, and much more! About 10 of the homes will ha...
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By Michelle Musick Jones, The Michelle Musick Jones Team - Texas Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors)
No wonder people love Twin Creeks! Take a look at the 2008 Taks Ratings for Twin Creeks, Allen, Texas: Elementary: Boon Elementary: Exemplary Green Elementary: Exemplary Kerr Elementary: Exemplary (In the 2007 - 2008 school year, some of Twin Creeks attended Kerr Elementary. For the 2008 - 2009 school year, new Mary Evans Elementary has opened up, and it has not been rated yet.)   Middle School: Ereckson Middle School: Recognized   High School: Lowery Freshman Center: Recognized Allen High School: Recognized   This information was taken from the Texas Education Agency. Rating Categories are: Exemplary, Recognized, Acceptable, Not Acceptable.   For Additional Information on Twin Creeks or Allen Texas or Collin County Texas, contact the #1 agent in Collin County for Coldwell Banker, Miche...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Cottonwood Creek Courtyard Homes and Cottonwood Creek Townhomes is nestled along the rows of trees lining Cottonwood Creek in West Allen.  Both the townhomes and courtyard homes offer a low maintenance lifestyle for young professionals, empty nesters, or small families.  The new townhomes being built will utilize the latest  “green” energy efficient technologies such as cocoon insulation, low E vinyl windows, and tech shield in the roof. The six different floorplans range from 1,600 sq.ft. to over 1,900 sq.ft. and start in the low $170’s. Ryland is the only builder that offers “courtyard” homes, which some builders also refer to as zero-lot lines. These courtyard homes are smaller than the traditional detached houses you would find in a North Dallas subdivision. Cottonwood Creek offers ...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Shaddock Park is one of the newest premier subdivisions along Stacy Road in West Allen. The community offers estate homes on estate-sized lots with porte-cochere motor courts and amazing interior finish outs. Shaddock Park is named after its developer, the Shaddock Family of builders. Sotherby Homes, a company under the Shaddock Family of builders, constructs homes starting in the $400Ks along with K. Hovanian Homes. The elaborate cast stone entrance into the subdivision on Watters Road impresses a majestic feel to the homes in this subdivisions. Shaddock Park is minutes from major thoroughfares like 75 and 121. Down the street, you will find great shopping at the Allen Premium Outlets. Opening in the fall of 2008, the Village of Allen will be home to Best Buy, Homegoods, Olive Garden, ...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Toll Brothers brings their exclusive collection of award winning estate homes to Allen’s newest premier community of Saddleridge. This neighborhood offers an eclectic mix of homes from Old French Country, to Mediterranean style villas with red terracotta roofs, to English Manors and traditional Southern brick homes.  Saddleridge is an exclusive subdivision with two lakes at the subdivision entrance, private cul-de-sacs, tree lined lots, and winding roads. Located on Stacy Road within the golden corridor, Saddleridge is minutes from major thoroughfares like 75 and 121. Down the street, you will find great shopping at the Allen Premium Outlets. Opening in the fall of 2008, the Village of Allen will be home to Best Buy, Homegoods, Olive Garden, Uncle Julio’s and much more. Shortly after, t...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
Lexington is one of three Toll Brothers community in Allen. It offers single family residences located in the prestigious master planned golf course community of Twin Creeks. Homes range from 3,200 square feet to 6,000+ square feet with luxurious standard features such as hand scraped hard wood floors, skip trowel texturing, double staged crown molding, tray ceilings, and much more. Sanders Custom Homes also builds in Lexington. This subdivision of about 200 lots is unique in its topography, offering oversized golf course home sites, tiered hillside home sites, or cul-de-sac homes sites.  Lexington’s entrance with mature trees, water feature, lush seasonal landscaping, and views of the golf course will impress a calm, serene, and tranquil mood, which is perfect in the natural landscape...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
    Allen ISD welcomes back students for the first day of classes on Monday, August 25, 2008. With the excitement of the new school season, we would like to highlight why Allen ISD is one of the fastest growing and highly sought after school districts in Collin County.   Allen ISD serves the city of Allen, as well as students from the neighboring Fairview and Lucas. Since 1989, school enrollment has more than doubled, bringing the number of students to approximately 17,049 in the 2007-2008 school year. There are a total of 14 elementary schools in the district, with the addition of the new Mary Evan Elementary in Twin Creeks opening this Fall season. The 15th elementary school, Olson Elementary, is scheduled to open in August 2009 in East Allen. Three middle schools, one freshman center...
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By Heather Anderson, Real Estate Concierges
(214-317-1964- www.REConcierges.com)
1843 NUECES DR, ALLEN TX , 75013-4747 Twin Creeks 06a$440,000Beds: 3Baths: 4Size: 2865 Sq FtSchool District: Allen ISDMLS# 11043449 Details & Photos Contact 421 BRAZORIA DR, ALLEN TX , 75013-4745 Twin Creeks 06b$449,975Beds: 4Baths: 4Size: 3767 Sq FtSchool District: Allen ISDMLS# 10987386 Details & Photos Contact 400 BRAZORIA DR, ALLEN TX , 75013-4744 Twin Creeks 06a$479,000Beds: 4Baths: 3.5Size: 3501 Sq FtSchool District: Allen ISDMLS# 11047758 Details & Photos Contact 1816 SAN LEANNA DR, ALLEN TX , 75013-4740 Twin Creeks 06a$489,000Beds: 4Baths: 4.5Size: 3786 Sq FtSchool District: Allen ISDMLS# 10996598 Details & Photos Contact 403 BRAZORIA DR, ALLEN TX , 75013-4745 Twin Creeks 06a$529,500Beds: 5Baths: 4.5Size: 4112 Sq FtSchool District: ALLEN ISDMLS# 11023082 Details & Photos Contac...
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