6 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING A NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME IN COLLIN COUNTY

  Buying a new construction home in McKinney, Frisco, Plano, and Allen can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Purchasing a new home has its advantages and cons. However, if you decided it’s right for you then it’s time to learn about the process from start to finish. If you’re interested in … Continue reading

Frisco, McKinney, Allen, Plano… Where to shop?

SHOPPING IN COLLIN COUNTY I love to boast on all the great shopping we are surrounded with in the most sought after Collin County. Did I mention, we are one of the fastest growing counties in the world? Low crime, great schools, impeccable food (blog to come), diversity, best city to start a business or … Continue reading

8 Birthday Party Venues for Kid’s in McKinney, TX Top place to live in America

8 Birthday Party Venues for Kid’s in McKinney 1.  Elevate ~ 2040 N Redbud Blvd, McKinney, TX 75069 │972- 540-0800 2.  Bricks 4 Kids ~ 8408 Stacy Rd. McKinney, TX 75070│972-540-6020 3. The Little Gym ~ 5261 McKinney Ranch Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070 │214-592-0006 4.  at Craigs Ranch │6145 Alma Rd. McKinney, TX │469-854-6800 5.  … Continue reading

More Banks Lower FICO Score Requirements

More banks are lowering minimum FICO score requirements in an attempt to shore up lending for underserved borrowers. Carrington Mortgage Services is the latest company to announce that it has lowered its minimum FICO score to 550. It also has expanded guidelines on several FHA, VA, and USDA loan programs to aid those with FICO … Continue reading

Low Inventory Leveling North Texas Home Sales

Low Inventory Leveling North Texas Home Sales A shortage of houses on the market is keeping a lid on North Texas home sales in 2014. So far this year, home sales are unchanged from 2013 levels — a dramatic turnabout from months of double-digit sales gains. “Sales cannot increase significantly because of the lack of … Continue reading

The Towering Inferno How Museum Tower threatens the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Woodall Rodgers roofdeck park, two of the most prized assets of the city’s vaunted Arts District.

When the Nasher Sculpture Center began leaking light in September, director Jeremy Strick didn’t immediately grasp the gravity of the situation. In the lobby near the cash register, just a few small splotches of light splashed across a travertine wall. The leak should have been impossible. The Nasher was designed by Renzo Piano, arguably the … Continue reading

Big Frisco property on the tollway sells for shopping and mixed-use project

An Atlanta developer has purchased a large vacant tract in Frisco with plans to do a major mixed-use development. Thomas Enterprises bought the 110-acre property at the southeast corner of the Dallas North Tollway and Lebannon Road. The development site is near where the Dallas Cowboys plan to build their new headquarters and practice facilities. … Continue reading

Dallas-Fort Worth home foreclosure filings hit lowest in a decade

The number of homes posted for foreclosure in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has fallen to the lowest level in a decade. The booming North Texas economy, rising home prices and lenders’ changes in handling troubled properties contributed to the improved numbers, economists say. For all of 2013, fewer than 28,500 homes were posted for foreclosure … Continue reading

Dummy definition of CREDIT…

Dummy definition of CREDIT….

Dummy definition of CREDIT…

  What is credit?  Credit is the ability to make payments over time. What is FICO? A rating system used to develop a snapshot of the risk you currently represent to a lender. Those parameters are formulated to produce a three-digit score known as a FICO which ranges from 300 to 950. How is my credit score … Continue reading