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1,500 Seat Music Venue coming to The Colony – Lava Cantina
North Dallas Happenings / The Colony

1,500 Seat Music Venue coming to The Colony – Lava Cantina

I’ll be the first to break this news – There is a 1,500 seat music venue and creole-themed restaurant coming to The Colony.  Lava Cantina will be state of the art with celebrity chefs, including Patrick Stark, and will be booking touring music acts. Prepare yourself and go like their facebook page here. My family moved … Continue reading

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New FICO 9 Changes Credit Report Scoring – Great news for homebuyers!
Home Buying / Home Investment / Moving

New FICO 9 Changes Credit Report Scoring – Great news for homebuyers!

We have some great news for people wanting to buy homes but had some items such as medical collections affecting their credit score. The Fair Isaac Corporation, which provides the FICO scoring model utilized by credit bureaus, recently announced a new scoring model which will be known as FICO 9. This new credit score is … Continue reading

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The Colony is ranked the #7 Safest City in Texas
Home Buying / Home Investment / Moving / North Dallas Happenings / The Colony

The Colony is ranked the #7 Safest City in Texas

I know we all hear about the crime and drugs in every city because that’s all that makes the news, but sometimes we need to remember our place in the whole of things.  In this case, The Colony isn’t looking so bad…and will probably only get better.  With home prices on the rise and all … Continue reading

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“Legacy West” – JC Penney Land at 121/Legacy in Plano will be Home to $2 Billion Development
Home Investment / Moving / North Dallas Happenings / Sellers / The Colony / Uncategorized

“Legacy West” – JC Penney Land at 121/Legacy in Plano will be Home to $2 Billion Development

15 years ago JCPenney bought this land and have received some good tax benefits from owning it, but now the retailer is struggling to stay afloat and have decided to sell the land. Plans to develop 240 acres of recently purchased J.C. Penney land into a $2 billion mixed-use development called Legacy West that could … Continue reading

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Holiday Waste?
Home Tips

Holiday Waste?

The onslaught of holiday throwaways–cards, ribbons, paper, batteries, and so forth– can be brutal on the environment. Have a plan in place for getting rid of your old electronics and food and decoration waste this holiday season. E-waste: Gadgets, electronics, and computers are popular holiday gifts. Find a place to recycle or donate your old … Continue reading

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10 Things Every New Homebuyer Needs to Know
Home Buying / Home Investment / Home Tips / Moving

10 Things Every New Homebuyer Needs to Know

Never bought a house before? These tips will help you better understand the homebuying process. Homebuying can be a confusing and somewhat daunting task. We’ll help you understand the homebuying process and find the home that’s the perfect fit. 1. Know your needs. First, examine your lifestyle. Do you long for bucolic pasturelands? Feel energized … Continue reading

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