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Red Bull Soapbox Race In The Colony, TX

Red Bull Soapbox Race In The Colony, TX

Red Bull Soapbox Race In The Colony, TX

Red Bull Soapbox Race In The Colony, TX

Date: Saturday, September 15
Time: Course Opens at 11 a.m.
Race Begins at 1 p.m.
Awards at 5 p.m.
Location: Austin Ranch – Windhaven Parkway
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Looking for something fun to take the children to this weekend? Stop by the Red Bull Soapbox Race, featuring some of the most outrageous human-powered vehicles taking on a treacherous course this Saturday, September 15 at The Colony’s Austin Ranch.
Forty-four teams will compete in their soapbox creations careening through a downhill course featuring jumps, bumps, curves and swerves.

For more information please visit www.redbullsoapboxusa.com.

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Trader Joe’s Supermarket Opens In Plano, TX

Trader Joe’s Supermarket Opens In Plano, TX

Trader Joe's Supermarket Opens In Plano, TX

Trader Joe's Supermarket Opens In Plano, TX

Trader Joe’s Plano opens today September 7, 2012

The latest Trader Joe’s store opened today in Plano, TX and is the second Trader Joe’s in the DFW area. It is hoped that Trader Joe’s 2nd store opening will bring increased competition to other local supermarkets such as Central Market and Whole Foods.

The new Trader Joe’s Plano Store is located at:

2400 Preston Rd
Plano, TX 75093
Phone : 972-312-9538

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House Prices Continue To Move Upwards In Northridge, Frisco

House Prices Continue To Move Upwards In NorthRidge, Frisco

Northridge In Frisco

Northridge In Frisco

NorthRidge is a West Frisco community located on Eldorado Parkway just west of Teal Parkway.

As you can see from the data below the average selling price per square foot has risen by $5 in 2012 compared to 2011. Also homes are taking less time to sell & are selling for more. All of these are great indicators why now is a great time to list your home for sale.

NorthRidge January – August 2011

Average selling price per sq. ft $83.00
Average days on market: 93
Average list price to sales price: 98%
Average sales price: $234’000

NorthRidge January – August 2012

Average selling price per sq. ft $88.00
Average days on market: 48
Average list price to sales price: 97%
Average sales price: $245’000

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House Prices Continue To Move Upwards In Cristie Ranch, Frisco

House Prices Continue To Move Upwards In Cristie Ranch, Frisco

Cristie Ranch in Frisco

Cristie Ranch in Frisco

Cristie Ranch is a West Frisco community located just north of Eldorado Parkway on the west side of Teal Parkway.

As you can see from the data below the average selling price per square foot has risen by $6 in 2012 compared to 2011. Also homes are taking less time to sell & are selling for more. All of these are great indicators why now is a great time to list your home for sale.

Cristie Ranch January – August 2011

Average selling price per sq. ft $88.00
Average days on market: 115
Average list price to sales price: 96%
Average sales price: $305’000

Cristie Ranch January – August 2012

Average selling price per sq. ft $94.00
Average days on market: 85
Average list price to sales price: 97%
Average sales price: $330’000

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Racetrack Gas Station At Northwest Corner Of Teel / Eldorado In West Frisco

Racetrac Gas Station At Northwest Corner Of Teel / Eldorado In West Frisco, TX

Racetrac Gas Station In West Frisco, TX

Racetrac Gas Station In West Frisco, TX

Wondering what they are constructing at the northwest corner Of Teel & Eldorado In West Frisco?
Answer is a 24 Hour Racetrack Gas Station.

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

Racetrac on the northwest corner of Teel and Eldorado in Frisco, TX

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Phillips Creek Ranch in Frisco TX August Update

Phillips Creek Ranch in Frisco TX August Update

Things are moving fast over at Phillips Creek Ranch in Frisco TX. It won’t be long before the first of the builder models homes are complete.

Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

Vista Park in Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

Vista Park in Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

Vista Park, Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

Vista Park, Philips Creek Ranch, Frisco TX

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Organic Gardening in Frisco, TX, Where do I begin?

Organic Gardening in Frisco, TX, Where do I begin?

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

If you are like me, then you don’t know any thing about organic gardening, but you would like to then keep reading. I found a great article from a local garden center in Frisco, TX that explains a few basics for beginners like me. So if you are up for experimenting with some new fertilizers for the sake of a greener, safer environment keep reading…

Dry Fertilizer Options:
Gardenville 7-2-2: time release fertilizer helps to restore fertility and benefits microorganisms/earthworm populations.
Earthworm castings: It actually improves aeration and water retention with out burning. It is odorless organic material that is rich in slow release nutrients including calcium, nitrogen, and phosphorous.

Liquid Fertilizers:
Garrett juice: mild, made from compost tea, molasses, seaweed, and apple cider vinegar. Use once a month during growing season
Superthrive: Use as an additive once a month to any liquid fertilizer regimen. Serves as reviver for stressed plants.

Pest Control Options:
Mound Drench: Use to kill fire ants and make their mounds uninhabitable. Contains: orange oil, molasses, and humate.

Good luck with your garden. Let me know if you try these how they work for you! Call me today.

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Phillips Creek Ranch in West Frisco TX July 2012 Update

Phillips Creek Ranch in West Frisco TX July 2012 Update

Philips Creek Ranch in West Frisco TX

Philips Creek Ranch in West Frisco TX

Today I went out to Philips Creek Ranch in West Frisco TX to see how things are progressing. As you can see in the Philips Creek Ranch video below there is lots of activity with earth movers and dump trucks moving dirt around and starting to level off Phase One. The developer for this project is Republic Property Group and they are projecting that the earth moving phase will continue for another couple of months then the homes will start being constructed in phase one.

A quick update on the lot sizes that are going to be offered by the selected builders.

55’s – Highland Homes & Lionsgate Homes
65’s – Darling Homes & K Hovnanian
65’s  American Classic Series – Darling Homes
74’s – Shaddock Homes & Drees Homes
83’s – Huntington Homes & Belclaire Homes

For more information on Phillips Creek Ranch in West Frisco TX click here.

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Glen Meadows Located In West Plano TX

Glen Meadows Located In West Plano TX

Glen Meadows Entrance

Glen Meadows Entrance

Glen Meadows neighborhood is in desirable West Plano in Collin County TX. This subdivision is located near the cross street of Midway & between Park Blvd to West Parker Road. It is also close to the North Dallas Tollway (DNT) which gives you quick access to the surrounding areas and beyond.

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

Close by to Glen Meadows in Plano TX is the Hills of Preston Wood Country Club which is located nearby as well as the Presbyterian Hospital and The Shops at Willow Bend Shopping Center. If you like the outdoors then the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve is also close by and offers biking and hiking trails, children’s playground, and picnic areas. The community is located within the sought after Plano Independent School District which help this wonderful community to be one of the most desirable subdivision in this area.

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows homes were built between 1992 to 1996 and sizes range from 2,700 square feet to 4,100 square feet with 4 to 5 bedrooms, 2 car garages and feature landscaped fenced backyards. Homes within Glen Meadows community and currently being listed between $350K to $375K.

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

 

The Home owners association of Glen Meadows in Plano TX is voluntary and has strong involvement from within the community

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

Plano Independent School District serves the Glen Meadows subdivision.

Elementary School
Barksdale Elementary School – Phone: 469-752-0100
2424 Midway Road Plano, TX 75093

Middle School
Renner Middle School (Grades 6-8) – Phone: 469-752-5800
5701 West Parker Road Plano, TX 75093

High School
Shepton High School (Grades 9 and 10) – Phone: 469-752-7600
5505 Plano Parkway Plano, TX 75093

Senior High School
Plano West Senior High School (Grades 11 and 12) – Phone: 469-752-9600
5601 West Parker Road Plano, TX 75093

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

Glen Meadows Homes

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The Colony Shoreline Trail in The Colony TX

The Colony Shoreline Trail in The Colony TX

The Colony Shoreline Trial Map

The Colony Shoreline Trial Map

 

The Colony Shoreline Trail in The Colony TX is approximately three miles long and offers hikers, bikers, walkers & runners great access to the parkland and wildlife preserve around the southeastern shore of Lake Lewisville.

The Colony Shoreline Trial Information Panel

The Colony Shoreline Trial Information Panel

The Colony Shoreline Trail is a ten feet wide natural surface trail that winds through The city of The Colony’s parkland as well as US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) wildlife management area. Ridgepointe Park is on the southern end of the trail with Stewart Creek Park at the northwestern end. Both Ridgepointe & Stewart Creek Parks have parking lots giving visitors easy access to the trails.

The Colony Shoreline Trial

The Colony Shoreline Trial

The Shoreline Trail is a natural surface material trail made up of decomposed granite which helps minimize maintenance and increase sustainability. Much of the trail is located in the flood control land of Lewisville Lake and is subject to flooding during severe weather.

The Colony Shoreline Trial Lake

The Colony Shoreline Trial Lake

The Shoreline Trail also features five pedestrian bridges that span the natural creeks along the trail as well as several concrete low-water crossings at locations that are wet during rainy periods.

With this area being part of a wildlife management area, visitors can expect to see a number of native plants and wildlife. To help you identify these, a number of signs / panels are provided to enhance the educational opportunities of the area and awareness of the natural systems.

A map of the trail is located at both Ridgepointe & Stewart Creek Parks trailhead parking areas. Several benches, litter receptacles, recycle containers, and pet stations are located along the trail. Whether youare a runner, bird watcher, mountain biker, or a family looking for an enjoyable afternoon outdoors then The Colony Shoreline Trail is a great choice.

The Colony Shoreline Trial Map

The Colony Shoreline Trial Map

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