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Looking for a home near Gleneagles Country Club and 36 hole golf course?

This home is only minutes away!   5828 Morning Glory Lane, Plano TX 75093   Offered at $975,000

5828 Morning Glory LaneMorning Glory Arbor

UPDATED with 2017 designer trends, pristine and stunning! 4 Car Garage (3 doors but 4 bays). Additional parking pad is located behind the electronic security gate that extends across the drive way. Private back yard with outdoor entertaining area, fire pit, 3 tier water feature and plenty of room to add a pool.  Game room PLUS a large media room with mini kitchen or could be used as optional living area for live in family member, great versatility!  Updated kitchen boasts designer granite and stunning back splash, 6 burner gas cook top.  Spacious and secluded master suite boasts

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What are the Color Trends for 2017?  Here are the color selections for BEHR paint.

Today's freshest colors are inspired by current trends in fashion and decor. BEHR paint offers 3 palette's to select from in their 2017 colors of the year.  The collection offers Comfortable, Composed and Confident palettes.  You can coordinate colors within one theme, or mix and match them to create your own personal palette.

 

COMFORTABLE COLORS -  Palette features approachable, light colors and muted pastels.  Great to brighten small or dark rooms and can be used in open space living areas.  Powdery blue evokes summer sky and is supported by neutral hues, you could add BRIGHT accent pops of color from the Confident Colors such as Hot and Spicy or Fire Up.

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Clue Report

Want to avoid an unpleasant home insurance surprise with your next house?  Get a CLUE report..  

86% of Americans are unaware that insurers use the claim history of the PREVIOUS owner of their home to factor into the premium for a new homeowner's insurance policy.

12% of buyers who say they ask for CLUE report BEFORE buying their home. 

What is a CLUE report?  Its like a credit report on a home . A home's CLUE loss history report provides insurance company names and policy numbers and any claim numbers.  The report lists dates of any claim, the loss types and amounts paid for losses, and it will tell if a claim was denied.  This report will go back for 7 years.  C.L.U.E. is  the Comprehensive Loss Underwriter Exchange used by most insurers'

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The FHFA announced that for 2017, it is increasing the conforming loan limit from $417,000 to $424,100 for single-family homes.  This is the first increase since 2006!  Great for the housing market! 

What is a CONFORMING LOAN?  A conforming home loan is one that meets, or "conforms" to certain guidelines set forth by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.  These are two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that purchase mortgages, bundle and securitize them, and then sell them to investors through Wall Street and other Channels.  There are various criteria used to define a "conforming" mortgage product.  But the size of the loan is one of the most important criteria, from a borrower's perspective.

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The Lakes at Castle Hills is a fully-private country club that caters to families and golf enthusiast alike.  This 18-hole course was created by Jay Morrish to wind around the natural topography of land including wetland areas and large lakes.  The resort style country club also offers an aquatic center, pools and tennis courts. Contact Margaret Streicher, your Golf Course Specialist.

Homes For Sale from $400,000- $2 Million plus

Homes with a Golf Course View - $600,000 and up

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Castle Hills Golf Course

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The Lakes at Castle Hills is a fully-private country club that caters to families and golf enthusiast alike.  This 18-hole course was created by Jay Morrish to wind around the natural topography of land including wetland areas and large lakes.  The resort style country club also offers an aquatic center, pools and tennis courts.  Contact Margaret Streicher, your Golf Course Specialist..

Homes For Sale from $400,000 - $2 Million Plus

Homes with a golf course view - $600,000 and up

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The Lakes at Castle Hills Golf Course

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Frisco Lakes Golf Club is an active adult 55+ community with an 18 hole championship course located in the heart of Frisco.

The front 9 holes weave through the Del Webb community while the back 9 take advantage of the open countryside.  This club offers extensive levels of golf instruction on site and even has a bar, grill and outside patio and deck to enjoy after the game. 

Homes for sale range from $250,000 - $550,000, all are one story.

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Frisco Lakes Dallas Golf Homes Margaret Streicher

CONTRACT Margaret Streicher at www.DallasGolfHomes.com for more community options and golf course in the Dallas and surrounding area.

 

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MoneyTalks Shows You How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Fast!

Your Mortgage payment is most likely going to be the largest check you write every month.  Wouldn't you like to pay it off faster and free up some of that money for ANYTHING else?  MoneyTalks News talks about just how to do that in their article "6 Painless Ways to Pay  Off Your Mortgage Years Earlier".

The gist...

1. Make biweekly mortgage payments

2. Pour every bit of extra cash into your mortgage

3. Round up your payments

4. Make one extra payment a year

5. Refinance into a shorter loan

6. Refinance and just pretend it’s a shorter loan

Click on the link to learn more and get the details!  MoneyTalks Article

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S O L D . . . . . . .S O L D . . . . .

This beautiful updated 4 bedroom 4 full bathroom home backs to a vibrant lush greenbelt, conveniently located in the heart of West Plano in desired 75093 zipcode.  Nestled on a quiet street in the Villages of Preston Meadows, this home boasts as much to enjoy indoors as outdoors!

The curb appeal to this house is unparalleled as you immediately notice the gated 3 car garage. Walk inside and see the island kitchen featuring updated granite countertops, backsplash and freshly painted white cabinets.  Note the double oven and touchless stainless steel faucet makes cooking and entertaining a breeze. Retreat to the spacious Master hosting a whirlpool tub, double vanity and some updated hardware!  The downstairs

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