Suburb Sunday

Frisco’s Chapel Creek Blends New Construction with ’00s-Era Mansions

By Shelby Skrhak / November 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

North of SH 121 and east of the Dallas North Tollway, the Chapel Creek neighborhood in west Frisco has a rare blend of both established homes first built in the early 2000s and brand new, custom-built homes on remaining lots available. Many of the 13 homes now listed for sale in Chapel Creek are from the […]

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Among the Largest Suburbs in the Metroplex, Lewisville Has Rich History and Like-New Homes

By Shelby Skrhak / October 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

When the Denton County city of Lewisville was officially incorporated in 1925, the government’s first ordinances regulated medicine shows and set speed limits for automobiles at 18 mph. But it’d already been a bustling town with a gristmill, several cotton gins, and two saloons. With many of its original structures still standing, downtown Lewisville, called […]

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Suburb Sunday Takes Us to Kennedale Full of Family Homes to Love

By Shelby Skrhak / October 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Kennedale has really good dirt. Known for mineral-rich land and a long-running brickyard that thrived on ideal soil for making bricks, Kennedale is home to about 8,000 residents who appreciate the quaint bedroom community’s proximity to Mansfield, Arlington, and Fort Worth. The southeastern Tarrant County city is named for a Kennedy — a settler named Oliver […]

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You’ll Want to Come Home to These 3 Plano Houses After a Long Workday

By Shelby Skrhak / September 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Plano has plenty of superlatives like the safest city, the best place to live, and best place to buy a home in America, but the Collin County city has another interesting superlative — #2 hardest-working city in America according to Kempler Industries. Actually, six of the country’s 10 hardest-working cities are in North Texas, including Dallas […]

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Farmersville Abuzz With New Homes, Developing Land, and Homes Under Contract

By Shelby Skrhak / September 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

For this week’s Suburb Sunday, we took a look at MLS-listed homes in Farmersville, the far east Collin County town near Lake Lavon. This town of 3,000 residents seems like it’s strapping in for growth from the future Collin County Outer Loop, a designated freeway that will loop Preston Road in Celina, east to US 75 […]

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Suburb Sunday: 3 Allen Homes in the $400s

By Shelby Skrhak / August 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

The city of Allen might be best known for its 18,000-seat, $60-million-dollar stadium of controversial grandeur like we’ve never seen before, but it’s not even the biggest or most expensive in Texas. Those respective credits go to the 1976-built Memorial Stadium in Mesquite, which seats 19,400 people and Katy ISD’s Legacy Stadium, which cost $70.3 […]

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