Better yet, why not Plano, TX! Plano is a northern suburb of Dallas, easily accessible from major thoroughfares such at Hwy 75, Dallas North Tollway, and George Bush Tollway. It's home to 278,000 residents as well as major companies, including J.C. Penney, Frito Lay, and Dr. Pepper/Snapple.
Why Plano TX? Forbes magazine recently named Plano the safest city in America! The medium household income exceeds $79,000, giving Plano a strong tax base to fund city services. The Plano Police Department is one of the few in the nation requiring four year degrees and citizen involvement has made the force even stronger. Visit the Plano Police Department website for more information.
Why Plano TX? Plano schools have consistently rated high. In 2010, Plano ISD rated Exemplary on all 25 academic indicators as rated by the Texas Education Agency. Exemplary ratings were also given to 34 individual schools and 26 were rated Recognized. For more information about the Plano ISD, visit their website.
Why Plano TX? An array of activities makes Plano family friendly. Perhaps the best known event is the annual Plano Balloon Festival in September. The festival will celebrate 32 years in 2012 and is a three-day event filled with food, fun, and of course, hot air balloons that fill the skies with vivid colors. There's something for everyone! More information can be found here.
Why Plano TX? Even though it is known as an affluent city, housing prices are surprisingly affordable. According to the Collin County Association of Realtors, the medium home price for 2011 was $216,000, up from $215,000 in 2010. The average days on market was 90 and sellers enjoyed getting 93.6% of the list price! Visit my website to find homes in Plano.
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