Allen Real Estate

Waterford Parks Traditional is Living Big on a Tidy Floorplan

By Joanna England / September 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Sure, when you build a new home, you’re picking out all the hardware and flooring and paint, but sometimes it takes a year or so to get it just right. If you want a new home and don’t want to deal with the seemingly endless list of here-and-there projects that it takes to make a property […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Sacrifice Nothing With This Allen Home

By Joanna England / July 24, 2015 / 2 Comments

Sometimes homes have little, niggling things that bother you. Perhaps it’s a 1950s post-war with a laundry area in the kitchen. Maybe it’s an ugly color combination of backsplash and countertops in a bathroom. Or perhaps it’s a master suite with no bathtub. Rarely do I come by a home that is priced less than […]

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Four of The Top 10 Suburbs in Texas Are in Collin County, And Allen Ranks in The Top Five

By Joanna England / May 19, 2015 / 2 Comments

  We’re really not shocked to see that Murphy, Allen, Frisco, and McKinney were all in the top 10 of Niche Local’s “Best Suburbs in Texas” list. These four Collin County suburbs focus on great schools, fantastic public amenities, and drawing some of the best retail in the region to their towns. Niche looked at […]

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Market Outlook: Commerce Department Says New Home Sales Are Up, Plus a Look at Southlake From The Experts

By Joanna England / September 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

We like to check in with agents to see what the market looks like from their corner of the real estate world. So when we heard that, after a long period of stagnancy, new home sales were on an upward trajectory, we had to get some local perspective. The report from the Department of Commerce […]

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A More Sophisticated Version of Mayberry, Allen is Safe and Prosperous Says Realtor Cathy Browne

By Joanna England / August 5, 2014 / 1 Comment

According to Movoto’s recent report on the safest cities in Texas, you have a 1 in 20 chance of being victimized by a criminal in Dallas. In Allen? It’s about 1 in 1,500. The community was ranked fifth in the top 10 safest Texas cities, behind Flower Mound, Keller, Friendswood, and Little Elm. Here’s what […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Low-Maintenance Luxury in Allen’s Sought-After Twin Creeks

By Joanna England / June 6, 2014 / 0 Comments

Cathy Browne has done it again! She’s found another amazing luxury home in Collin County that is stunning inside and out and has some incredible amenities. Not only was it built by one of the more highly sought after custom builders in Collin County, Huntington Homes, in the sought-after Twin Creeks-Somerset addition. And this home, […]

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