McKinney, TX Real Estate News

By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for McKinney Texas Mortgage Loans. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of McKinney Texas Mortgage Loans and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education    The steps necessary to purchasing a home in McKinney, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 McKinney Texas VA loan benefits in 2020. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...
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By Bernadine Eberle, Home Sales in Collin County
(Keller Williams Realty - Texas)
Trinity Falls, McKinney TX.  This is one of my favorite homes for sale in Trinity Falls. It is built by Perry Homes  and sits on a 60' greenbelt lot in the community. Energy efficiency smart home with many interior finishes welcomes you in these new construction homes. The kitchens have 42-inch cabinets, granite countertops with tile backsplash. GE gas cooktop and stainless steel appliances.  How about this bathroom! Trinity Falls in located in a MUD. MUD - Municipal Utility Districts are created to provide water and sewer facilities to properties using bonds to pay for the facilities. (source- Utility Tax Service, LLC) Enjoy the many amenities in Trinity Falls, McKinney, TX. B.B. Owen Park, a 350-acre natural park, lakes. Amphitheater events, disc golf course, doggie park. The Club has...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the current housing market many homes are in need of updating, addressing deferred maintenance, or improving the energy efficiency of homes to lower utility costs.VA loan benefits include the following unique advantages:  a.  up to 100% financing, b.  no mortgage insurance, c.  up to $ 35,000 in renovation funds escrowed, d.  all renovations must be completed within 60 days of closing, e.  you can close on a purchase or refinance in the “as is” condition, f. you can borrow against the future value of t...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 VA loan benefits in McKinney Texas in 2020. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affa...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Home Loans in McKinney TX. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Home Loans in McKinney TX and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education    The steps necessary to purchasing a home in McKinney, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You sh...
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By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth)
  Address SqFt Total Beds Total Full Baths Half Baths Pool Current Price 4824 Cedar Crest Drive 1,659 3 2   No $203,000 702 N Tennessee Street 822 2 1   No $215,000 1500 Oak Street 1,056 2 1   No $219,000 2605 Douglas Drive 1,669 4 2   No $220,000 2108 Quail Run 1,648 3 2   No $224,900 623 Blue Ridge Street 1,252 3 2   No $234,000 7532 Continental Drive 1,259 3 2   No $238,490 9205 Norwich Drive 1,702 3 2   No $239,500 2700 Frontier Lane 1,809 3 2   No $239,900 1812 W Josephine Street 1,441 3 2   No $239,900 901 Topaz Drive 1,614 3 2   No $240,000 2513 Buckskin Drive 1,631 3 2   No $245,000 4409 Courtside Drive 2,132 3 2 1 No $250,000 301 Lake Village Drive 2,101 3 2   No $254,500 5416 Devils River Drive 1,868 3 2   No $255,000 1022 Barkridge Drive 2,071 3 2 1 No $259,000 5204 Summit Vi...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a First Time Homebuyer in McKinney Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renew.Buying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in McKinney Texas greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in val...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a First Time Homebuyer in McKinney Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renew.Buying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in McKinney Texas greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in val...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a First Time Homebuyer in McKinney Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renew.Buying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in McKinney Texas greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in val...
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By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth)
  Address SqFt Total Bedrooms Full Baths Pool Current Price 9904 George Bush Drive 1,700 3 2 No $252,000 4702 Basil Drive 1,505 3 2 Yes $257,900 7505 Paramount Drive 1,418 3 2 No $258,990 109 S Graves Street 1,125 3 1 No $259,000 501 Jones Street 1,120 2 1 No $259,000 6525 Marvin Gardens 1,796 3 2 No $259,900 1812 W Josephine Street 1,441 3 2 No $259,900 2800 Dunbar Drive 1,890 3 2 No $260,000 2321 Itasca Drive 1,844 3 2 No $260,000 141 Camellia Lane 1,838 3 2 No $260,000 9920 Moccasin Creek Lane 1,416 3 2 No $260,000 5008 Crossvine Lane 2,132 3 2 No $265,000 221 Red Hawk Place 1,408 3 2 No $265,000 5008 Alpine Meadows Drive 1,801 3 2 No $267,000 1508 Sandy Ridge 2,464 3 2 No $267,499 9901 Pronghorn Road 1,381 3 2 No $268,900 9821 Timberwolf 1,405 3 2 No $268,990 5421 Still Canyon Drive...
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By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth)
  Address Beds Total Full Baths Half Baths Pool Current Price 3313 Woodberry Lane 4 2 1 No $300,000 9320 Harrisburg Lane 4 2 1 No $300,000 9820 Southgate Drive 4 2 1 No $300,000 1702 Sandy Point Road 4 2   No $300,000 3214 Saint Pierre 3 2   No $300,000 10120 Sailboard Drive 3 2   No $300,000 1712 Wagner Drive 4 3 1 No $300,490 1109 Baynes Drive 3 2   No $302,312 3724 Borderdale Lane 3 2   No $302,500 9916 Wild Ginger Drive 4 2 1 No $304,000 2801 Vail Drive 4 2 1 No $304,900 3504 Trinity View Drive 4 3 1 No $305,000 1808 Bonner Street 3 2   No $305,000 7504 W Fork Lane 4 2   No $305,895 232 Cherry Spring Drive 4 2   No $307,500 1008 Llano Falls Drive 4 2   No $308,000 2712 Bordeaux Drive 4 2 1 No $308,900 3609 Camino Trail 4 2   No $308,900 6801 Willow Crest Drive 4 3   No $309,000 2900...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 McKinney Texas VA loan benefits in 2019. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
McKinney, Texas Neighborhood Information, and Market ReportMcKinney, Texas Real EstateMcKinney is a city 32 miles north of Dallas Texas. The city is the county seat of Collin County and is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The town features fantastic commercial, business, and recreational establishments with a variety of infrastructure to support future growth. The city has convenient transportation options and is connected to other major cities in Texas through the Interstate-75 and University Drive highway, both run through the city.The city features a variety of real estate options, and families looking for a new home here will have a lot of options available for them. Homes available in the market are mostly single-family homes and luxury properties. These houses are in subur...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using a FHA 203K Renovation Loans in McKinney TX.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This...
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By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth)
McKinney is located in Collin County, Texas, and is second in population to Plano. It is one of the cities experiencing major growth and a hot real estate market. The city is served by five schools districts: McKinney ISD,  Frisco ISD, Allen ISD, Prosper ISD, and Melissa ISD.  January data showed median home price jumped from $297,500 in January 2017 to $309,383 in January 2018. Number of sales and sold volumes increased as well. Number of sales was 191 in January 2017 compared to 226 in January 2018. There was no home sold under $100k, and most homes sold were in the price range between $201k - $500k. If you are looking to sell or purchase  real estate in McKinney and the surrounding area, I'm honored to have the opportunity to assist you.
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
 The Legacy Group is happy to announce a new mobile app that allows HOME BUYERS to search for real, up to the minute, live MLS listings. The app is called “Home Scouting” and is a FREE home finding service provided directly to consumers by Home BuyersMARKETING II, Inc, a licensed brokerage services company. Whether you’re ready to buy a home or just browsing, you’ll want to take advantage of the free Home Scouting app. This convenient app makes finding yourDREAM HOME fast and easy. Home Scouting provides you with 100% of the ACTIVE MLS listings, unlike some other public home search websites and apps. You receive the most accurate information AVAILABLE and with Home Scouting you can:  View every MLS listing·       Schedule a home showing  View sold home information  See detailed school d...
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX Heritage/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Best Restoration Company in DFW Metroplex  Contact: Jesus Mendez for a FREE ESTIMATEPhone: 469-338-7286   Specializing in Roofing, Fencing, Guttering, Painting, Windows, Remodels & More!  I was introduced to this company by Jesus Mendez whom I have known many years now. He works for Richard Restoration, a local family owned business in the restoration industry. He said they will guide you through a honest process, standing by their work with a 5 year warranty!!  Now that is impressive and should make you feel comfortable!  They are also bonded and insured, so if anything were to happen they are fully covered so you are too!!  They will work with your insurance company too.  I strongly believe in hiring local companies after a natural disaster or for a remodel on your home! There are so ...
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By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth)
 McKinney is located in Collin County and is one of the cities in Dallas Metro that has been experiencing a tremendous growth.  Median home price jumped from $305, in November 2016 to a whopping $317,500 in November 2017, and number of homes sold increased from 239 in November 2016 to 276 in November 2017.  There is small percentage of homes $150k and under in McKinney but most are in the price range between $301k - $500k. Average days on the market is about a two months regardless of the price of the home. Overall, it has been a very healthy seller’s market in McKinney.If you are looking to sell or purchase real estate in McKinney and the surrounding area, I'm honored to have the opportunity to assist you.      
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By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co.)
  This must-see single family home for sale in McKinney features 5 bedrooms, plus a study, a game room and 3 baths.Other exceptional features include a gourmet kitchen, a large family room, a formal dining room, a laundry area, a patio and an expansive backyard. This property is in Craig Ranch North, a community close to many amenities and part of Frisco ISD.Enjoy living a life of comfort and convenience in this home!   SOLD! 3609 La Tierra Linda Trail McKinney TX 75070 | Craig Ranch North Home for Sale Overview Maps Photos Features Market Stats $334,900 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full BathroomsInterior: 3,218 sqftLot: 9,583 sqftYear Built: 2006MLS #: 13680939 Location 3609 La Tierra Linda TrlMcKinney, TX 75070USA Loreena and Michael Yeo 316 team REALTY(214) 783-2210[...
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