Collin County

This Weekend One Hundred Is Fresh From The Farm

By April Towery / September 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Farmersville is the home of war hero Audie Murphy, the onion capital of the state, and a best-kept secret when it comes to affordable housing. This Weekend One Hundred selection at 1402 Pecan Creek Drive in Farmersville has four bedrooms and two bathrooms with numerous updates. And it wouldn’t be Farmersville without an actual barn […]

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Who Commutes the Longest in North Texas? You’d Have to Hunt For It

By Candy's Dirt / August 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports As affordable housing becomes dearer in urban areas, and the workforce gets pushed out of the urban core, commutes increase, a new study from Apartment List found. The number of workers who commute 90 minutes or more each way grew by 32 percent nationally from 2005 to 2017, more than triple the […]

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Give Peace A Chance With Contemporary Allen Abode

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

By April Towery Special Contributor You had me at theater room. It’s one of those perks, like a Jacuzzi tub or an elevator — maybe you don’t really need it; maybe you’ll never use it, but it sure is cool. And one-touch electric shades in the master bedroom, wood-look tile floors, double ovens, and a […]

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McKinney Ranks At Top of Best Places for First-Time Buyers

By Candy's Dirt / July 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Nearly 40 percent of 2018’s single-family home purchases were made by first-time buyers — with some places being more friendly to those new to the market than others. McKinney ranked 10th among 300 cities WalletHub looked at in regards to how amenable they were for first-time buyers. The Collin County town ranked 160th […]

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Celina Garden Tour Offers Rare Glimpse of Awesome Blossoms

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / June 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Lisa Ferguson Special Contributor The 2019 Celina Garden Tour, an exclusive showcase of eight private home gardens and area wineries, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8. This popular biennial event, hosted by the Celina Garden Club, drew hundreds of attendees from throughout North Texas in 2017. The self-guided tour […]

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Historic McKinney Home Waiting to Add New Buyer’s Story

By Bethany Erickson / April 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
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To say the W.D. Smith home in McKinney, built in 1902, has been around for a great deal of North Texas history is an understatement — from its early beginnings as a farmhouse to its life as an abode for an alleged bootlegger and later as home to a McKinney mayor, the quintessential Victorian farmhouse […]

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