Find us on...


Login using...

New Search X

Dallas Real Estate Blog

dallas tx date night ideas

Suggestions for Date Night in Dallas

Sometimes we like to venture outside of real estate advice and give our clients helpful suggestions of places we enjoy and suggest they checkout as well.

Dallas, TX is known for its soaring architecture, rich history and famous movie locations. But don’t let the thrill and boisterous energy of a big city dissuade you from finding hole-in-the-wall date spots that are sure to impress. Use this guide to craft the perfect date night in Dallas.

Coffee dates are nice, but Texans love their sports. Being home to a half dozen major league sports teams, including the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Starts, FC Dallas, and Dallas Wings, there’s no shortage of quality sporting events for you to

115 Views, 0 Comments

best neighborhoods prosper texas

Located within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area is a town known as Prosper.

According to the town's website, it's committed to small town ideals and providing a quality living experience for all residents. 

Approximately 17,790 people call the town home, and its annual growth rate is eleven percent. 

Properties date as far back as 1888, and with thirty-nine neighborhoods, there is a place to call home for just about everyone.

The nominees for the best neighborhoods in Prosper include:

  • Windsong Ranch
  • Tanner's Mill
  • Frontier Estates
  • Willow Ridge
  • Greenspoint
  • Parks at Legacy
  • Whitley Place
  • Lakes of La Cima
  • Lakes of Prosper

Windsong Ranch

Windsong Ranch is an award-winning master-planned community

1,466 Views, 3 Comments


best schools in allen tx isd

One of the first things people look for when they seek a new neighborhood is a highly-rated school system. It doesn’t matter if parents must drive ten extra miles to work; if the kids are in good schools, then life is good. We’re here to tell you about the best schools in Allen, beginning with its elementary schools.  

Please know that we strongly suggest that parents choosing a school for their child do their own research outside of any information contained within this article and choose the best option for each individual child.  The list below is in no particular order.

(Note: We found only a few Facebook or Twitter pages for these schools)

Best Elementary Schools in Allen ISD

1.  Alvis C. Story Elementary

1550 Edelweiss

759 Views, 0 Comments

moving to dallas lake highlandsWhen the locals say that it’s no surprise that the school system is the major attraction of a neighborhood, you know it’s a good place to live. When that neighborhood is surrounded by aged oaks and other trees, abundant green spaces, parks, water and quiet streets, you know it’s a good place to live. Add to that a population of a mere 92,000, and you have a nice place to live. People moving to Dallas wonder why residents choose a certain area of Dallas in which to live. Family-friendly, good schools, superior amenities, good employment and relaxed lifestyle attract many newcomers to a neighborhood. Lake Highlands enjoys all of this and more.

What Makes Lake Highlands So Special?

Lake Highlands began in the 1950s as your basic Dallas suburb northeast

590 Views, 1 Comment

what are the best neighborhoods in mckinney tx

McKinney is growing at a fast rate and it's currently home to over 161,000 residents.

In 2014, Money Magazine ranked the city as the "#1 Best Place to Live in America" because of its jobs, affordable housing, beautiful parks, and excellent schools.

Nominees for the best McKinney, Texas neighborhoods are:

  • Creekview Landing
  • Chapel Hill
  • Adriatica Village
  • Estates of Verona
  • Craig Ranch
  • Hidden Creek
  • Heatherwood
  • McKinney Greens
  • Stonebridge Ranch
  • Provence
  • Robinson Ridge
  • Sorrellwood Park
  • Trinity Falls

The city has several great subdivisions that offer something for almost everyone. That's why it was difficult for us to choose the best neighborhoods in McKinney. Here are the ones we feel stand out above the

2,340 Views, 1 Comment

which home improvements add the most value to your home

Whether you're trying to sell a home in Dallas, Plano, Southlake, Frisco, or even somewhere outside DFW like Leander, Texas, all of the tips & improvements below will help get your home ready for the market.

Summary of the Best Home Improvements that Add Value:

  • Don't always put stock in home improvement shows
  • Check your neighborhood comps (comparable homes)
  • Make sure your upgrades will appeal to buyers
  • Don't start a bigger project than you will finish
  • Kitchens and Bathrooms are always number one with buyers

Which Home Improvement Projects Add the Most Value to Potential Buyers?

Television is saturated with home improvement shows. In a single 30 to 60-minute episode, viewers can watch as a team of experts “magically”

3,789 Views, 2 Comments

best neighborhoods in flower mound tx

Flower Mound is a charming town that is centrally located in north Texas near the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

The city is home to over 68,000 residents, and in 2014, it was recognized by D Magazine as the eighth best Dallas suburb. When choosing cities, the magazine looked at housing values, safety, and education. 

There are several great subdivisions within the city, which is why it was hard for us to choose the best neighborhoods in Flower Mound. We made our decision based on homes, schools, and atmosphere.

Bella Strada 

If you are looking for a neighborhood that is centrally located, Bella Strada may be right for you.

Located in south Flower Mound off of Gerault Road and Spinks Road, it offers easy access to Dallas, Fort Worth,

2,152 Views, 1 Comment

best neighborhoods coppell texas

Located in the northwest corner of Dallas, Coppell is a friendly city that's home to over forty thousand people.

In 2015, it was named the "Best Place to be a Kid" by Money Magazine and the "Best DFW Suburb to Live In" by Movoto in 2016.

The city is home to many great subdivisions, which was why it was incredibly hard for us to choose the best neighborhoods in Coppell. Here are seven we think stand out among the rest.

Nominees for the best Coppell, Texas neighborhoods are:

  • Chateuas of Coppell
  • Belmont Landing
  • Fairways of Riverchase
  • Channel Pointe
  • East Lake
  • Chateau at Westhaven

Chateaus of Coppell

This neighborhood covers twenty acres and features 56 single family homes.

Children living within this neighborhood

2,679 Views, 0 Comments

moving to plano texas

Plano, TX, takes up just over 71 square miles in Northern Texas. It is one of the most populous cities in the united states and the 9th most populous in Texas. One of the reasons this city continues to grow is because it hosts many corporate headquarters. These businesses help to keep the employment options open for the nearly 270,000 residents of the city.

Summary of Moving to Plano, Texas:

  • Why Move to Plano
  • History
  • Housing Market
  • Local Demographics
  • Schools
  • Arts, Music & Entertainment
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Sports

Naturally, there are many reasons you may consider making the move to Plano, TX. A booming economy is a great one, but you will be happy to know there are several others. Here are some of the things you may

2,007 Views, 0 Comments

best neighborhoods in colleyville tx

What once began as a rural community is now a thriving town that's home to eleven award-winning parks.

It's called Colleyville and Money Magazine recently named it one of the "100 Best Towns in America." That's because it offers beautiful scenery, a friendly atmosphere, and home prices that suit a variety of budgets.

There are several different neighborhoods within the community, all of which have great things to offer.

Nominees for Best Colleyville, Texas Neighborhoods:

  • Leyton Grove
  • Whittier Heights
  • Bridlewood Estates
  • Somerset Manor
  • Westmont
  • Monticello
  • Castleton Manor
  • Old Grove

The following are what we consider the best neighborhoods in Colleyville:

Leyton Grove

Leyton Grove is a smaller development

1,873 Views, 0 Comments