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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!
Your mom always told you, "If you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything at all." Or maybe that was Bambi...or both? Well, whoever it was, I'm following that advice! It's not always easy for me. Real estate in it's very nature is a complex and stressful animal. If you've ever b...
Rivalries. We all love 'em. You're either on one side of the debate...or the gray area.Let's think about some famous rivalries:Muhammed Ali vs Joe FrazierLeno vs LettermanNature vs NurtureTexas A&M vs University of Texas (I could write an entire POST about THIS one! [Gig 'em Ags!])Coyo...
Two Random Facts About Me 1. I love statistics. Having cold, hard data - appropriately backed up by a legit study, of course - is powerful information to have. Numbers cut to the chase. They're not "subjective". They don't lie. Don't believe me? Step on a that WORKS. You may not like ...
Living in the 'burbs of Dallas just keeps getting better! Growing up in Carrollton, TX I remember having to drive to downtown Dallas or Arlington, TX for major entertainment. After I married and started a family in McKinney, TX (northeast of Carrollton) I was absolutely fine knowing that my commu...
Glen Oaks School District (McKinney, TX) Real Estate Market Report for 2010 In 2010, 119 Sales were reported in the Glen Oaks School District according to NTREIS (North Texas Real Estate Information Service), our local MLS. Of the 119 sales, there were 20 Foreclosures (16.8 %). First, let's look ...
Do you ever find yourself off task, frustrated that nothing has gone your way? What about when your daily schedule got thrown out the window and you're just having "one of those days"? What about when NOTHING on your to-do list has been accomplished and it's approaching the end of the "business" ...
Christopher and Stephanie Somers, of RE/MAX in Philadelphia shared this information-packed blog post that ALL home sellers can use! The tips come from HGTV's Vern Yip and I couldn't have said it better myself. If you're looking to sell your McKinney TX home this coming Spring then make sure you u...
We all know that kids speak the truth. If I want an honest answer to "Does this dress make me look fat?"...I ask my kids. I ask...wince...then wait for an honest answer. I know better than to ask my husband. He will lie...and for good reason. On Tuesday, after picking up my nine year old from my ...
About 18 months ago I started "running". I use the necessary quotations because if you were to look at my pace, it technically qualifies somewhere just above walking. Jogging might be a better word for what I do. Some of you reading this might know exactly what I mean. Those of you reading will f...
Happy New Year, Stone Brooke Crossing! If you're like me, you LOVE seeing the first snowfall of 2011 cover our beautiful neighborhood. I think our entry on Crutcher Crossing is SO picturesque, if you ask me, with all the snow covered trees, curved entry drive and bricked bridge over the creek. Wh...

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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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