5204 Quail Creek | Stonebridge Ranch ~ McKinney, TX Rental

LAWN SERVICE INCLUDED in this charming Stonebridge Ranch 3 BR, 2 BA home. Nestled among mature trees and just across the street from The Hills Golf Course (27 holes), this light-filled home is walking distance to all 3 desirable MISD schools (Glen Oaks Elementary, Dowell Middle School, McKinney Boyd High School). Nicely updated & neutral home has dramatic vaulted ceilings and is ready for new tenant September 1. Split bedroom floorplan. HUGE master bath with his & hers closets, garden tub, dual sinks & shower. Formal dining room can easily be used as study. Stonebridge Ranch offers a one-of-a-kind private sandy Beach Club, tennis courts, jogging trails & catch-release fishing in ponds scattered throughout the community. Convenient to the Adriatica shopping & dining district - plus it's only minutes to Historic Downtown. Only 19 min. to the new Toyota HQ in Plano and Legacy employment centers. New roof coming soon.

Posted on July 27, 2017 and filed under Leases.

13329 Bois D'arc Lane | Villages at Willow Bay - Frisco

Rare 5 bedroom, 4 bath home has so much to offer! Enjoy 5,080 square feet of flexible living space. You'll find TWO Masters - one up AND downstairs! A 2nd bedroom off of a full bath downstairs is perfect for guests or mother-in-law suite. Great for a multi-generational family. Incredibly spacious kitchen with long granite countertops plus an island, stainless steel gas stove & oven make this a baker's dream! Upstairs has a Texas-sized game room big enough for a pool table or play room next to a media room that's ready for game day! Three car garage is perfect for storing a boat or golf cart and all your outdoor toys. Updated fence & brand new roof! Just minutes from 380, DNT & 121 makes getting to restaurants & entertainment a piece of cake. Walking distance to sought after Frisco ISD schools & community pools - this is in a PRIME location and one-of-a-kind property!
$525,000
Contact listing agent Derek Dean for a private showing. derekrwdean@gmail.com, 214-529-6650
Want to see more photos? Click here: 13329 Bois Darc -Frisco Home for Sale

5 bedroom Frisco Home for sale
Posted on July 12, 2017 and filed under Listings.

Lake Ray Hubbard Housing Market Report

If you live in any of the neighboring cities to the Lake Ray Hubbard community, then you'll want to pay attention to this month's housing report by our very own lake cities specialist, Samantha Smith

"If you're wondering how the Housing Market is doing, you're not alone ... it's actually a question I get a lot! Ladies and Gentlemen, the summer Housing Market is in full swing and no matter where you live in the Dallas-Ft Worth Metroplex, the market is already better than last year!  

So what do I mean by that? Prices are steadily increasing and Houses are going to Contract quicker! This is likely due to the increase of business moving their headquarters here, thus bringing more Buyers. If you're contemplating SELLING your home, now really is a great time! As a BUYER, the Mortgage Rates are still relatively low and requirements are loosening up a bit.

Below are the Numbers of how the Housing Market was May for cities in the Lake Ray Hubbard and surrounding area.

Garland Housing Market stats: 

  • 257 Homes Listed for Sale in May and 192 SOLD during May!
  • The Median (mid-point) Sales Price for Garland ,TX Homes for Sale was $186,750! 
  • Average of 22 Days on market!
  • Compared to 2016 that had a $170,000 Median Sales Price and 30 Days on market!


Rowlett & Sachse Housing Market stats: 

  • 171 Homes Listed for Sale in May and 121 SOLD during May!
  • The Median (mid-point) Sales Price for Rowlett & Sachse,TX Homes for Sale was $239,000!  
  • Average of 19 Days on market!
  • Compared to 2016 that had a $224,250 Median Sales Price and 23 Days on market!

Rockwall Housing Market stats:   

  • 322 Homes Listed for Sale in May and 203 SOLD during May!
  • The Median (mid-point) Sales Price for Rockwall,TX Homes for Sale was $282,000! 
  • Average of 39 Days on market!
  • Compared to 2016 that had a $264,500 Median Sales Price and 33 Days on market!

Wylie Housing Market stats:   

  • 172 Homes Listed for Sale in May and 129 SOLD during May!
  • The Median (mid-point) Sales Price for Wylie,TX Homes for Sale was $273,200!  
  • Average of 41 Days on market!
  • Compared to 2016 that had a $265,000 Median Sales Price and 43 Days on market!"

You can reach Samantha on her website, www.samiamhouses.com

Posted on June 26, 2017 and filed under Market Reports.

1020 Margaret Drive | Sandy Glen - McKinney Home For Sale

LOWEST PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT in McKinney for 3 bedroom homes! Move-In Ready with BRAND NEW ROOF & CARPET in May 2017! GREAT location - just a 19 minute commute to the new Toyota HQ in Plano! INCREDIBLY priced - you won't find a better value! Immaculate 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home with a GAMEROOM that is convenient to schools, shopping, restaurants & popular Historic Downtown area. The stacked formals at the entry of the home makes entertaining a breeze. Light-filled kitchen area opens up to spacious family room with gorgeous brick hearth fireplace. Oversized master features room for sitting area and master bath with dual sinks, separate shower & garden tub plus XL walk-in closet! Gameroom is large enough for a pool table, study area, home gym or office. Over 2600 sf of FLEXIBLE living space with sought after location in McKinney ISD! Incredible value for a well kept home, just waiting for you to make it your home! Only $250K - hurry!

Posted on June 19, 2017 and filed under Listings.

1905 Indian Trail | Westwood Shores - Rowlett Home For Sale

Just updated with beautiful granite kitchen and new carpet throughout! Fabulous ,well maintained, open and spacious floor plan just waiting for you to make it your new home! 4 bedrooms including a junior master suite! The master bedroom has an attached office or study wow! Kitchen is open to the living room and has a wonderful butlers pantry and lots of counter space and storage. Above the 3 car garage is a huge decked storage area. The roof is new in March and is rated UL category 3, new gutters, windows, and cedar posts. Move in ready!! Perfect location close to Bush, I30, shopping, and restaurants.

Posted on May 31, 2017 and filed under Listings.

6012 Mariposa Drive | Sonora Ridge - McKinney

Start the New Year in this BEAUTIFUL 5 bed 3 1/2 bath home that features a spacious design and is located in the heart of highly sought after McKinney. New carpet throughout the house & a neutral color scheme allows you to start with a clean slate and design it to your liking. This easy to find house is accessible to 75 121 and 380, making it a simple commute to anywhere. With 4 bedrooms, game room, & media room upstairs, the master downstairs can be the quiet escape you need. The downstairs study provides natural light & will allow you to work from home. Included in the sale are a refrigerator-freezer in the kitchen, refrigerator in the garage, and a professional full sized pool table (sticks & equipment included). This house is move-in ready!  $343,900

Posted on January 18, 2017 and filed under Listings.

New Listing | 5616 Buttercup - Eldorado Heights | McKinney

With a brand new coat of modern interior paint, this impressive home shows just like a model and is move-in ready! This impressive home boasts an open floor plan and stunning curb appeal. Four bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2,626 of flexible living space. The elegant two-story foyer features brand new interior paint colors: Ethereal Mood, Anonymous and Anew Gray from HGTV Home's Sherwin Williams color palette. You're greeted by conveniently stacked formal living and dining rooms that make entertaining a breeze! An oversized kitchen is open to the living room and offers plenty of counterspace and cabinetry, island, plantation shutters & breakfast nook. In the heart of the home is a cozy living room with gorgeous Austin stone fireplace and attractive wood floors! The master retreat and half bath are also located on the first floor.

Upstairs you will find an open gameroom - perfect for a play room, study or excercise room. A full bathroom and three large secondary bedrooms, each with it's own walk-in closet and energy-efficient ceiling fan is also on the second level.  

One of the unique highlights of this home is a backyard retreat that offers a multi-level covered deck, equipped with decorative lighting and ceiling fan - IDEAL for outdoor entertaining! An electric gate is a smart solution for privacy, security and a perfect solution to enhance the usable amount of backyard space! 

Eldorado Heights offers several community swimming pools and Johnson Elementary is just a short walk away. You'll love how conveniently located you are next to major highways (121, 75 and Dallas North Tollway), shopping and dining.

The City of McKinney has been awarded one of the Best Communities to live in by Money Magazine two years in a row.

There's so much to love - and it is an incredible deal for UNDER $300K! Come make this house your home for only $290,000

Posted on August 11, 2016 and filed under Listings.

New Listing | 3104 Pinecrest ~ The Trails of Melissa

Stunning 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home loaded with 3246 square feet of incredible living space! There's something that EVERYONE will love - an oversized media room, open game room, private office for the professional who works from home, tandem THREE car garage for all of your toys, and a yard that features a separate gated side yard perfect for your four-legged friends! Beautifully appointed with hardwood floors, granite counters in the kitchen and bathrooms, stainless appliances, gas cooktop in the kitchen, and generously sized secondary bedrooms with walk-in closets. Located in sought-after Melissa ISD, this community offers the feel of the country with the conveniences of the city! Come fall in love! $299,000.

Posted on August 7, 2016 and filed under Listings.

Lake Ray Hubbard Happenings

Our resident Lake Ray Hubbard expert, Samantha Smith, has some great info to share about everything you can do on Lake Ray Hubbard this summer:

Did you know that Lake Ray Hubbard is one of the largest lakes in north Texas spanning 22,000 acres and is known as a "recreational lake"?!? Me either! But it is!  Lake Ray Hubbard is a lake that great for all ... you can ski, jet ski, paddle board, all types of boats are allowed & so is fishing. 

Speaking of fishing ... Did you know that Lake Ray Hubbard has a variety of fish species that include white and hybrid striped bass, large-mouth bass, channel and blue catfish, and white crappie?!? Me either! 

But I'll tell you where I learned all this and more ... a website called Lake-Ray-Hubbard.com 


This website has everything you want to know about Lake Ray Hubbard and then some! You can find out where the different Parks / Beaches are along the Lake, where you can find Hiking / Biking Trails, Boat Marinas & Ramps, Rentals for a variety of Recreational activities, where you can Camp, and yes, even where you can get some good Fishing done!

Hands down, Lake Ray Hubbard is a wonderful place to LIVE or VISIT!

Are you interested in owning a home on Lake Ray Hubbard? If so, there are 4 amazing cities that border Lake Ray Hubbard ... Garland, Rowlett, Rockwall & Heath. One thing that's not mentioned on this website is one of the greatest things about owning a home in the Lake Ray Hubbard area ... Lake Ray Hubbard is the only lake in the DFW Metro-Plex that you can have your own private Boat Dock on! 

As a Realtor who lives in the Lake Ray Hubbard area, I'd be happy to share more information about these great cities and what makes them each unique to live in. You can also Email me or go to my Website to request a personal Home Search. If you're thinking about Selling your home and would like to find out how much your home is worth in the current market, simply go to my Website to fill out the form & a Comparative Market Analysis will be made for you. 

Posted on June 28, 2016 and filed under Buyers.

New Listing | 4200 French Lake Drive | Fort Worth

Nestled in the vibrant town of Fort Worth, the Candleridge Neighborhood offers natures' beauty of the spacious greenbelt Candleridge Park, while still providing the big city conveniences that are just down the street. 

4200 French Lake is your Zen Paradise that sits on almost a half acre lot and is surrounded by mature trees. This house has been fabulously well-maintained and has recent updates of over $30,000 that include new HVAC units (16 & 20 SEER), Energy Efficient Windows, Low Flush Toilets & Much More!

 Are you looking for an open floor-plan? 4200 French Lake has an open floor-plan that connects the living, dining & sitting room and is made complete with a wet bar, fireplace, & a wall of windows into the backyard. The kitchen is a chefs delight that has tons of storage & counter space as well as a movable island! It also has a cozy feel with a brick nook for the oven & microwave. In addition, there's a wonderful space for a kitchen table.

Have you been looking and longing for a backyard escape? 4200 French Lake is that zen paradise you've been wanting! It has a large covered patio with a hot tub, a large deck to entertain or relax on, a spacious landscaped yard with mature trees that provide ample shade, and a solar powered gate for the rear entry garage.

$214,900 - Contact Samantha Smith for a private showing.

Posted on June 28, 2016 and filed under Listings.