Plano Real Estate
Located 17 miles from Dallas, Plano is an upscale community that has grown exponentially in recent years.
Listings in Plano, TX
Listings in Plano, TX
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Plano offers excellent employment opportunities, thanks to a booming local economy. It's home to the headquarters of several leading corporations – among them Toyota, Ericsson, Dell Services, Cinematic Theatres, and Alliance Data.
At the same time, Plano features attractive, spacious properties, low crime, plenty of parks and recreational areas, and more than 50 miles of trails.
Unemployment rates are at an all-time low and the cost of living is moderate when compared to the rest of the United States. In 2015, Plano was ranked second in Livability’s "10 Best Cities for Families."
Plano includes a good number of concert venues, bars and restaurants; schools are highly rated; and leading colleges and universities – including the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) – are within easy driving distance.
Plano residents have access to almost 4,000 acres of parks and recreational spaces. Hiking and biking trails link Bob Woodruff Park to Oak Point Park and Nature Reserve, creating a continuous natural escape larger than New York's Central Park.
The Courtyard Theatre, Cox Playhouse and Amphitheatre at Oak Point Park host regular performances. The Interurban Museum focuses on the Texas Electric Railway, and the 19th-Century Heritage Farmhouse Museum offers visitors a fascinating jaunt through an active Victorian farm.
Family-friendly attractions include Pinstack, a multi-use venue with bowling, bumper cars, LED-illuminated rock climbing walls, simulator technology, and more. Then there’s Southfork Ranch, home to the Ewing family in the blockbuster TV show Dallas, where memorabilia and horse riding are the primary attractions.
Plano is also a popular convention destination due to its proximity to Dallas, and includes a number of star-rated hotels.
Why invest in Plano real estate?
A favorable cost of living, low taxes, good employment opportunities, and a predominantly college-educated population are excellent reasons to invest in real estate in Plano.
Throw in low crime and good schools, and the bustling Dallas neighborhood is a first choice for families.
Quality education is provided by 80 schools, which are administered by the Plano Independent School District. The average student to teacher ratio is 14 to 1 and several schools in the area are highly rated.
Plano offers a wide range of properties for sale and rent, from one- and two-bedroom apartments and modest single family homes to lavish mansions set in large, manicured grounds.
According to the Dallas Morning News, Plano real estate has gained in value by an estimated 10 percent over the last year – and all predictions are that its popularity will continue to grow. This makes investing in real estate in Plano a sound financial decision.
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Listing information last updated on September 21st, 2021 at 5:15am CDT.