Townhomes in Plano Texas might not be what you think

Posted by    |    April 26th, 2011 at 6:38 pm

As a multiple home owner in the past, I have been very biased on purchasing a home over a townhome. Until yesterday.

I visited a Plano townhome community that definitely opened my eyes. Located near Park and the Tollroad, I had seen the signs many times driving by close to Prestonwood church. My thought was to give the community a chance and see if there were any opportunities for an investor to possibly contract on a model lease back from the builder.

To my surprise as I walked in, the model homes had a tremendous finish out with granite countertops and hand scraped hardwood floors. Features I definitely would not expect to see in a townhome. All exterior maintenance was included in the HOA fees which were minimal in comparison to other townhome communities I have visited in the past. The amenity center was resort like, with an actual lap pool overlooking a beautiful pond and fountain.

The salesperson mentioned that the majority of buyers were downsizing from Plano and Castle Hills. There was a total of 27 sold since the beginning of January and they had another 24 that were permitted by the city and starting.

Before signing a new lease go take a look at the townhomes in Plano, you might just change your mind.

Holden Real Estate

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