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Allen Population Growth

What year did you move to the Allen area?  Jeff and I moved to Allen in 1993 and bought our first home in Heritage Park.  Allen looked very different at that time.  As you can see in this chart, Allen only had about 20k residents in the early 1990’s.  Now, we are about 100k. Another […]

Christmas on the Prairie

Ever want to take a break from the rigors of our modern Christmas traditions take a step back? Allen Heritage Guild is holding a FREE family event this Sunday, December 10th from 2-4pm at the Allen Heritage Village at 450 E. St. Mary Drive.  Step back in time to enjoy the historic buildings decorated in […]

DFW is Movin’

Three Texas Metros, DFW (2nd), Austin (6th), and Houston (7th) took their places in the top 15 Metro areas with the highest number of moves per Updater.com, an online relocation technology firm.  Unlike typical home sales statistics that report on local market activity, this list is based on people making a move into a new […]

Allen High School Flashback

Allen High School has grown, just like the city.  This video shows the school in 2011 and I think you will notice a few changes since then. On a side note, did you know that the words to the AHS fight song were lost or maybe never written?  The school believed having words to the […]

Allen Schools Flashback, Part 1

Allen has grown a lot since we first moved here in 1993. Throughout the years I have taken a lot of photos that you might enjoy.  Today I am sharing the first flashback from 2011 on Allen Schools.  Enjoy!  (If you want to see more videos like this, go to our youtube channel. )

Local Halloween Events

      Halloween activities have changed over the years.  I remember when I was kid the only event was going Trick-or-Treating. Now kids have all sorts of options for having fun and gathering all that candy. Here are some local events that you, or your kids, might enjoy! Friday, Oct 27th Allen Library Halloween […]

Collin County Median Sales Price

Median Sales Price Prices in Collin County have constantly gone up for the past 10 years.  In 2012 median price of a home in Collin County was just $192,500 and now the median price is $316,000. The chart shown above is live so anytime you want to know what the pricing trend is in Collin […]

Amazon is coming!

  Yes, you read that correctly.  Amazon is looking at two warehouses that could add more than 1 million square feet of distribution to the DFW area.   This will also mean that at least 500 people in southern Dallas will be employed by the internet giant. Amazon Story

2015 Final Housing Numbers

  Many have questioned the stability of certain sectors of the U.S. Economy, one section in particular is the housing market. Today we would like to share how the experts feel about how we ended 2015 and where they think we are headed in 2016. How did we do in 2015? The National Association of […]


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