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moving to allen texas

Situated in Collin County is a wealthy city know as Allen.

According to the city's website, it attracts national attention for its affordability, education, safety, and quality of life.

Allen has received numerous accolades over the last few years including ranking second on WalletHub's "Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers" list in 2015. It also took the top spot on the "Best Cities for Young Families" list compiled by ApartmentList.com in 2014.

If you're considering moving to Allen, please continue reading to learn more about this great city:

Moving to Allen Texas - The City of Allen TX

City of Allen Texas Safety

Allen is a very safe city, and in 2015, it came in 21st place on Safewise's "Safest Cities in Texas" list which is one

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what are the best neighborhoods in dallas texas

Our Realtors Give Their Opinions on Dallas Texas Best Neighborhoods

As in the other articles we have composed about the Best Neighborhoods, our Realtors will rely on certain aspects which make some neighborhoods and areas better than others.  For ease of this article for both the author (me) and the reader (you) when we talk about "neighborhoods," we are going to reference larger areas of Dallas instead of individual neighborhoods.  Admittedly, these are usually considered the most popular neighborhoods in Dallas, but there is often a reason for an area being "popular" and a reason why these homes for sale in Dallas TX sell quicker and easier than other homes in some of the neighborhoods/areas which may not be as popular.

This list of the best

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what are the best neighborhoods in frisco texas

Realtors Opinions of What are the Best Frisco Texas Neighborhoods

When looking at homes for sale in Frisco, Texas, a lot of our buyer clients will often ask us "what are the best neighborhoods in Frisco?"  This, of course, is going to depend upon the client's budget, wants and needs in a home.  However, there are some neighborhoods in Frisco which grab our "Realtor attention" more than others.

So, what are the criteria for making our Best Neighborhoods in Frisco Texas list?  

  • Desirability tops the list of criteria for being a part of the neighborhoods below.  How do we measure "desirability" for the list of the best neighborhoods in Frisco?  Truthfully, the consumers are the ones who help us determine the desirability.  We listen to our
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Looking for upcoming events and things to do in Fort Worth?

Downtown Fort Worth

Named the best downtown in the nation by livability.com, Fort Worth is proud that it has one of the safest, cleanest, and most walkable urban areas to be found anywhere.

Sundance Square

In the heart of downtown is this 35-block entertainment and shopping district with its beautifully restored buildings next to glittering skyscrapers and whimsical water fountains. You’ll find a wide variety of shops, restaurants, galleries and performance venues. The Sundance Square Plaza hosts exciting events, annual programs, live music and theater, art festivals and more memorable happenings.

Bass Performance Hall

Known for its magnificent architecture, the towering

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how to become a realtor real estate agent dallas texas

Becoming a Realtor/Real Estate Agent in Dallas Texas requires several steps.  Within this article, I will do my best to guide you along the path with the least amount of fluff while truthfully explaining all of the steps within the process as described by a Realtor and Broker with over a decade of experience in the business (me).  If you are a person in another state, most of this article will probably apply to you as well since most states have very similar state laws governing real estate licenses and license holders.  However, if you are in another state besides Texas, please contact your state board with any real estate related questions with regards to obtaining a real estate license within that particular state.

Things we are going to cover

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moving to dallas texas

If you are moving to Dallas Texas and need to know about the area, the area's best places to live and what you can expect to do in the area. This article will attempt to address what it is like to move to Dallas.

#1 Moving to Dallas Texas - Styles of Living

Dallas homes offer several different, yet popular, styles of living with the area.  There are contemporary and modern homes, Craftsman style homes, Tudor style homes, Mediterranean style homes, Loft style condos, normal condos in Dallas and high rise condos.

Contemporary & Modern Homes

Most contemporary and modern homes will be found in the following areas of Dallas - Kessler Park, North Oak Cliff, Highland Park, University Park, North Dallas, Northwest Dallas and East Dallas.  The

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upcoming events in dallas arts district

Spanning nineteen blocks and sixty-eight acres is the largest urban arts district in the country. It's known as the Dallas Arts District, and it's located right in the heart of downtown Dallas.

It's home to museums, performing arts centers, and more, which means there are plenty of happenings in the Dallas Arts District throughout the year.

Here are some you won't want to miss:

Gershwin's Greatest Hits 

On January 22-24, head to the Meyerson Symphony Center to hear the Dallas Symphony Orchestra perform some of Gershwin's most popular songs such as Cuban Overture and Lullaby. The performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

If/Then

Starring Broadway Star Jackie Burns, If/Then is a contemporary Broadway musical that tells the story of living in New

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Are you on the market for a luxury home in Dallas? If so, you have many options. From sprawling estates made for entertaining to lavish penthouses, there’s a luxury home available for every taste and every large-scale budget. The important thing is for you to figure out exactly what type of luxury home you’re going for and how you plan to use it.

Each person’s idea of luxury is different. So you have to think about what constitutes luxury for you. If you have a large family and like the idea of living in relative seclusion, you could go for a sprawling estate of 1-3 acres. But if you like the idea of convenience and being close to the thick of things, a penthouse in an urban area with amazing views might be your thing.

In addition to thinking

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Support Local Farmers and Artisans When You Shop at These Great Farmers Markets

local farmers markets in the dallas areaIf you're looking for things to do in DFW, consider shopping at a farmers market. They've grown in popularity over the last several years, and they are a great way to buy fresh fruits and vegetables along with a unique gift for your best friend's birthday at the same time.

When clients choose to reside in homes and condos near and around the Farmers Market in Dallas, it generally means they are into local, organic grown food and participating in the culture of the ongoing produce sales at the weekly market.  However, there are other local Farmers Markets near Dallas which can also offer visitors good, quality products as well.  Here are some below.

Dallas Farmers

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eatzis merry christmas god bless america

"Merry Christmas!  God Bless America!" -- Had somebody in America not said this a few decades ago, they would have been shunned.  Now days, saying these things mean you are making a political statement to exercise your rights & beliefs to say and believe as you like.  Eatzi's Market, a chain of four local DFW eateries, has done just that this holiday season.  Eatzi's has locations around DFW in Plano, Oak Lawn, Grapevine and Lovers Lane near the Park Cities.

Personally, I have seen these large banners at the Eatzi's Oak Lawn location and the Plano, Texas location.  Whether or not you believe the same as Eatzi's, you have to applaud this private business for shoving aside the political correctness which has seemingly consumed America and openly

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