prosper acreage: RAISING ROOFS IN PROSPER TEXAS !! - 11/09/09 01:22 PM
Builders think they’ve found sweet spot
 
RAISING ROOFS: Luxury home builders have found success in a sagging housing market by building in the upscale Preston Hollow neighborhood of Dallas and the city of Prosper.   In a North Texas housing market where starts are off a third from last year’s pace, mortgage lenders are cutting staff, Realtors are competing aggressively for a contracting number of sales and the number of foreclosures is the only thing on the rise, the first sign of hope — be it however modest — has emerged.
Houses in the $250,000 to $300,000 price range … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: BEAUTIFUL GREENS IN PROSPER TEXAS - 11/05/09 05:17 AM
Gentle Creek Golf Club In Prosper Texas
Gentle Creek Golf Club The ninth hole at Gentle Creek in Prosper was voted one of the best par threes in the state by Texas Golf voters. Description Prosper sits near the Denton-Collin county line, directly in the path of the northward extension of the Dallas North Tollway. As commuters begin using the new portion of the Tollway between U.S. Highway 380 and State Highway 121, they are bringing a wave of construction projects to the small town of about 7,000. Shopping centers, office complexes and new home developments are planned for the … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: RECENT DALLAS MORNING NEWS ARTICLE ABOUT THE NEW PROSPER HIGH SCHOOL - 11/05/09 05:07 AM
Big new high school in Prosper builds small-town pride Coleman Street heads north out of tiny Prosper past porches and hayfields until it passes a column-studded brick edifice that seems to span the horizon.
Welcome to the modern American high school, Texas style. Prosper High School is a $113.5 million, 590,000-square-foot behemoth, complete with a medical tech lab, a restaurant-worthy kitchen, a greenhouse, a broadcast studio and, of course, an indoor football practice facility. All this in a still-sleepy town of just 7,000 people.
The school opened last week at half its capacity, but district officials say it will soon fill … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEXAS VETERANS.... - 10/12/09 05:48 PM
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prosper acreage: WHAT'S YOUR HOME WORTH ?? - 10/06/09 07:25 PM
What's your home worth?
When putting your home on the market, there are two ways to go about estimating what your property is worth. The first is a professional appraisal, and the second is a comparative market analysis (CMA). If you are thinking about listing your home, talk to your Texas REALTOR® about hiring a professional appraiser, conducting a CMA, or doing both.
A professional property appraisal is done by a certified appraiser and estimates your home's value based on a variety of things, including square footage, design and floor plan, the neighborhood, schools, landscaping, any additions or updates, and more. … (1 comments)

prosper acreage: DRIVE UP APPEAL - 10/06/09 07:22 PM
Drive-up appeal
While your home may be amazing on the inside, it won't help if you can't get a buyer through the front door. The most effective method for attracting buyers is to enhance your property's drive-up appeal. This is a prospective buyer's first impression of your home. Whether you are looking to sell or just want to spruce up your largest investment, here are four quick and easy projects to upgrade your Prosper or Frisco home and yard ...
Trim the edges. When walks and driveways lose their edge, creating a first impression of neglect, it's time to bring out … (1 comments)

prosper acreage: ENTICE BUYERS WITH EXTRAS - 10/06/09 07:08 PM
Entice buyers with extras
If you're putting your home on the market, or if it has been on the market for a while without solid offers, you may consider including some appliances, furniture, or other extras in the asking price. This could help you attract buyers.
Nobody is suggesting that you part with valuable antiques or sentimental items, but you probably aren't that attached to your washing machine. Maybe you're moving to a home that won't be able to accommodate your outdoor furniture-if that's the case, you could offer your existing patio table and chair setup to your potential buyers. It … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: ANY TIME IS A GOOD TIME.... - 09/30/09 07:15 PM
Any time is a good time
"Now's not the best time ... can we set something up for later?"-these are words that a buyer and his agent do not want to hear when they're out looking for a property.
As a home seller, you retain the right to require appointments and to show the house on your schedule. It's a good idea, though, to either always be ready or not make such restrictions on the home's accessibility. If your home is not readily available to show, you're decreasing the number of potential buyers that see it, and the chances of that home … (65 comments)

prosper acreage: THE ONLY WEBSITE YOU WILL NEED TO SEARCH FOR HOMES IN NORTH DALLAS IS SHARKEYPEEKGROUP.COM - 09/24/09 07:32 PM
Different kinds of real estate Web sites
From the way consumers acquire information about properties and neighborhoods to the way agents market themselves and their listings, real estate, like so many other industries, has been fundamentally altered by the Internet. There are tens of thousands of real estate Web sites, with more popping up every day. This abundance of information and data analysis gives you the ability to do plenty of research during your home search.
You're likely very interested in browsing current inventory. There are lots of sites that you can visit to view properties for sale: well-known national sites … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: FINDING THE RIGHT NEIGHBORHOOD AND REALTOR... - 09/24/09 07:21 PM
Finding the right neighborhood    
Picking a neighborhood that fits your lifestyle and desires is an important part of the homebuying process. It can be challenging, though ... there are so many things to consider.
For a lot of people, quality schools top the list of desirable neighborhood amenities. It may surprise you that being in an area with good schools is important even for people without children because good schools mean a higher resale value.
As unpleasant as it may be, the crime statistics of an area are important, too. Take your time and do your research on this one ... … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: Selecting The Right Realtors to Market and Sell Your Home.... - 09/24/09 07:11 PM
Internet presence is the key to selecting the right realtor to list and sell your home
There's so much information on the Internet. Literally thousands of real estate sites are out there-all of them with some combination of raw data, opinions, and informative tips for selling your home. Some of these sites proclaim or insinuate that you are better-off selling your home by yourself-without professional representation.With all the available tools, you may be successful. Just remember ... it doesn't take much of a misstep to cost yourself thousands of dollars and a lot of aggravation. Consider a Texas REALTOR® to help … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: AMBERWOOD FARMS PROSPER, TX - 08/04/09 02:48 PM
Hidden from today's fast pace, Amberwood Farms is truly a breath of fresh air with three- to six-acre sites and gently rolling terrain that forms a spectacular backdrop for elegant homes. Further enhancing the privacy of Amberwood Farms is the elegant stone and wrought iron entry with controlled access.
The classic Texas farm and ranch land provides a picturesque wooded setting, panoramic vistas and blissful solitude. Mature trees shade the spacious home sites, while the pristine 50'-wide, tree-lined Wilson Creek, with a sparkling white rock bottom, is a step back in time just waiting for a rope swing. Horse lovers find the … (0 comments)

prosper acreage: 1521 Gentle Way - PROSPER REAL ESTATE - 10/20/08 05:00 AM
 
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