Nick Walton's Blog Posts

Grayhawk HOA Fall Festival 2017

SUNDAY 29th October 2017 is Grayhawk HOA Fall Festival.This is a free event!Sunday, October 29th, 2017 2PM-6PMHeld at FalconFields / Boals ElementaryBounce houses, Games, ZipLine and Slide, Face

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Frisco ISD Rezoning For The 201819 School Year

Frisco ISD presented initial plans on Monday 16th October 2017 to rezone for the 2018-19 school year. The preliminary attendance zones relieve overcrowding, help balance enrollment in existing

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Comparing Landlord Insurance Policies

Comparing Landlord Insurance Policies!Before leasing out your property, you need to buy a landlord insurance policy. Landlord insurance policy is different from homeowner's insurance policy because

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Recent Price Reductions In Grayhawk Frisco Neighborhood

Recent Price Reductions in Grayhawk Frisco Neighborhood 10/06/17Contact Me today if you are interested in seeing any of these homes as they will be gone very quickly.1235 Tree Top Drive3 Bed, 2,

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Drees Homes At The Canals At Grand Park In Frisco

Drees Homes at The Canals at Grand Park in FriscoThe Canals at Grand Park is an upscale 152 acre urban-style village designed around landscaped parks and waterways in the heart of Frisco. Set among

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Mortgage Programs For First Time Home Buyers

Have you always wanted to purchase your first home but thought you could not afford the down payment? Well now you are in luck as there are mortgage programs available specifically aimed to help you

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Mortgage Programs For First Time Home Buyers In DFW

Have you always wanted to purchase your first home but thought you could not afford the down payment? Well now you are in luck as there are mortgage programs available specifically aimed to help you

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First Time Homebuyers Special Mortgage Program

Have you always wanted to purchase your first home but thought you could not afford the down payment? Well now your in luck as there are mortgage programs available specifically aimed to help

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3 Questions To Ask Yourself When Thinking Of Buying A New Home

1. Why am I buying a home in the first place?The four major reasons people buy a home have nothing to do with money:A good place to raise children and for them to get a good education.A place where

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Tribute Shoreline Nature Trail

One of the things that I like about living in the DFW metroplex is the abundance of lakes. One of the best times IMHO to take a tranquil walk by the lake is during the summer at day break. The

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Stonehaven At The Tribute In The Colony Texas

Stonehaven at The Tribute is located in the city of The Colony in Texas, just a few minutes from the North Dallas Tollway, FM 423, and the Sam Rayburn Tollway.Stonehaven at The Tribute - The Chalets

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New Middle Schools In Frisco

The Frisco School Board is expanding with preparations to construct a new middle school on the site neighboring to Norris Elementary, which is now under construction at 10101 Shepton Lane in Frisco

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Introducing The New Middle Schools In Frisco

The Frisco School Board is expanding with preparations to construct a new middle school on the site neighbouring to Norris Elementary, which is now under construction at 10101 Shepton Lane in Frisco

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Pets In Rental Properties

Many Americans that treat their pets as a part of the family keep their pets at home. One of the things they do when looking for a rental is to see whether the property allows the stay of their

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Voters In Frisco Permits Latenight Alcohol Sales

Frisco voters conclusively approved a ballot measure that could lead to restaurants and bars being authorized to serve alcohol until 2 a.m.The concept passed 58.92 percent to 41.08 percent

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Marina Vista Is A Beautiful Place

Experience great living!Marina Vista  is a one of a kind neighborhood in the Little Elm area, adjacent to the cool waters of Lake Lewisville, located just South of Eldorado Pkwy close to the

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In America Frisco Is The 5th Most Secured City

In 2013, Frisco announced a total of just 100 vicious crimes, lesser than almost any other city. Few big cities had less occurrences of robbery and aggravated assault. Also, the city did not

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The Wonders Of Sunset Pointe

Discover the wonders of Sunset Pointe!Sunset Pointe is situated in one of the fastest developing areas in North Texas and near the Dallas North Tollway, Highways 121 & 380 and minutes from Lake

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Ridgeview Of Panther Creek Is A Magnificent Place

Ridgeview of Panther Creek is a magnificent, new community situated in the heart of Frisco, at the corner of Coit Road and Eldorado Parkway. This location is prime for new developments in that

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Stonebryck Manor Is The Place To Be

What a Fantastic place in Texas? Stonebryck Manor is located in Frisco, Texas one of the most highly sought after suburbs in north Dallas. This community is located in on the Southeast corner of

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Cowboys New Facility In Frisco

Last Tuesday, city leaders got a better view at the designs for the retail and entertainment district that will function as the gateway to the Dallas Cowboys’ new world headquarters.The 12,000

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Oakmont At Frisco

Oakmont at FriscoWant to live in a world class City? Oakmont at Frisco is the perfect destination for YOU! Oakmont is located on the Northwest side of Frisco, Texas. Frisco is the new home of the

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Villages Of Woodlake Is Incredibly Amazing

Experience life at it's BEST!An incredible place to see, Villages of Woodlake, situated off Eldorado Parkway in the lake community of  Little Elm, Texas. It consist of 1,030 homes and is

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Enclave At Lakeview Is A Peaceful Place

Experience peace and serenity! Enclave at Lakeview is a quiet, fantastic master planned community located in Little Elm, Texas, 23 miles of Lake Lewisville shoreline within the town limits.Family

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Frisco Hills Is The Best Choice

Life only gets better in Frisco Hills!Frisco Hills is a master-planned community situated in the nice town of Little Elm, just south of Hwy 380 and a few miles west of the Dallas Tollway. An amazing

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The Home Of Deion Sanders Was Sold At The Auction For Under 4M

After a Tuesday bidding, the former Deion Sanders 29,000-square-foot house in Prosper is under contract for just under $4 million. There were eight registered bidders.You’ll remember the

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Eight Important Things Every Renter Should Be Aware Of

Renters come with various class and life experiences.Others know the method because they have been tenants for years. For some, it might be the first time that they’re apart from their parents and

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Great Residential Real Estate Opportunities In Frisco Texas

Increase your real estate profit by considering well timed advice and real estate investment answers from Nick Walton at FriscoHouseSearch.com, an accomplished property investment consultant. If you

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Property Inspection Is A Great Help For Landlords

If you are a landlord, always bear in mind that you are accountable for most anything that happens on your property, even if there's a property management company. You will held responsible if the

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Great Residential Real Estate Investment Opportunities In Texas

Seeking for an excellent and better real estate investment  in Texas? Increase your real estate earnings by considering well timed advice and real estate investment solutions from Nick

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The Stunning Christmas In The Square Operates From Nov 28th To Jan 3rd

The 10th annual Christmas in the Square Light Extravaganza starts on Nov. 28th  and continuous through the evenings of Jan. 3rd. In 2013, the affair attracted more than 655,000 guests to Frisco

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Cowboys Will Have An Amazing Omni Hotel

The new headquarters complex Dallas Cowboys in Frisco is becoming larger — and more extravagant The Cowboys and Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts being built on a 91-acre tract at the

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An Effective Rental Checklist For Landlords And Tenants

Using a rental checklist is an effective way to  extinguish future disputes about damages. To extinguish disputes in the future, a smart tenant would record the condition of the house

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Different Kinds Of Tenants

There are number of ways to make money in real estate. Some people purchase properties to resell, others invest to lease them out and gain profit, from what they think is a stable income for a

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Moving Out Here Are The List Of Things To Do Before A Tenant Moves Out

The day has arrived; a tenant has submitted a written notice so you would need to market the rental property to potential renters. You might end up cleaning the area that the tenant occupied.

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Knowing The BUYERS Debt To Income Ratio Is Important

This informs you how “financially fit” the purchaser is (and if you have no idea how significant this is...please click the link ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5OYyCdCgW4 Do you

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Who Should Pay The Utilities Tenant Or Landlord

Whenever you enter a property for lease you should determine what bills you will settle for the renter, if any. In other part of the state it's better to pay for specific utilities, like heat or

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Screening Potential Renters And Placing The Home For Rent

Promoting rental properties can take much of your time. A property manager should know exactly where to market the property and how to find good tenants. The rental property should be attractive

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Market Rent And Finding The Best Tenant

There are a number of things to remember in placing your home on the rental market. The first thing to do is to work out the market rent. This is one of the factors that potential renters will

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Dealing With Late Rentals Best Exercises For Landlords And Tenants

In managing properties there would always be a time that tenants will be late in paying rent. Communication between the tenant and the landlord is the only way to work out late rent issues

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Frisco ISD Proposed HS Attendance Zones

The public got their first look Monday September 13th 2014 at the attendance zones proposed for the four new schools opening in the fall 2015 in Frisco ISD. Below is the proposed

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Hiring A Contractor For Your Rental Homes

If you are thinking of buying a rental property, maintenance or renovation will always be on your "must do" checklist. It makes no difference whether it's a small property or  a

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How To Screen A Prospective Tenant The Legal Way

One of the not so pleasant parts of being a landlord is saying no to a prospective tenant, however the alternative is choosing the wrong tenant and that far outweighs the costs of a.

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Windrose At Phillips Creek Ranch In Frisco TX

Windrose At Phillips Creek Ranch In Frisco TXOn Sunday September 14th 2014 I visited Phillips Creek Ranch in Frisco TX to check up on how things are progressing since my last visit. Phillips Creek

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Pollo Tropical Opening Two New Restaurants In Frisco

Caribbean flavors will be coming to Frisco on September 5th with the opening of two new Pollo Tropical restaurants. Pollo Tropical is known for their Caribbean-inspired menu, featuring bold and

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Developers Expand Wade Park Project In Frisco TX

The initial phase of the highly anticipated Wade Park project is expected to open in spring 2016. The Wade Park project in Frisco is a 175-acre mixed use development that will be anchored by a 45

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Diamond Point Estates In Frisco

Diamond Point Estates Diamond Point Estates is a new community located West of the Tollway in Frisco, TX. This K. Hovnanian community sites on 17.1 acres and will consist of 51 lots

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Common Mistakes When Purchasing A Home In Frisco TX

Below are a few of the common mistakes people sometimes make when buying a home in Frisco, TX.Not working with a licensed real estate agent:When looking for a home it is always a good idea to work

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Frisco Presented With Rendering Of Cowboys Alley

The Frisco Council got its first look at what the Cowboys complex and surrounding areas could look like once they’re completed.They were shown a video presentation showing a rendering of what’s

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The Pros And Cons Of Single Family Rental Properties

When you mention the word "landlord" to most people the image they have in their head is of an owner of a multi family building. However many landlords, including myself, own single-family rental

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What Is Ordinary Wear Tear On A Rental Home

The legal meaning of the term "ordinary wear and tear" is concise, however it is still a debated topic between a landlord and his tenant. In all states a landlord can require a security deposit, but

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There Is No Excuse For Poor Quality Listing Pictures

There Is No Excuse For Poor Quality Pictures Or Video No Mater What The Listing Price.We are currently experiencing a hot real estate market here in Frisco TX. Properties that are listed at the

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Best Markets For Aspiring Gen Y Homebuyers

NAR Identifies Best Purchase Markets for Aspiring Millennial HomebuyersThe National Association Of Realtors (NAR) analyzed 100 metro areas that have a large Millennial (Generation Y) presence, solid

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How Do I Make A Frisco TX Home Ready To Sell

Impress potential buyers buy making it easy for them to visualize themselves in your home. To help achieve this is it vital to de-clutter and remove and store personal pictures and belongings.For

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What Are Discount Points

A type of prepaid interest mortgage borrowers can purchase that lowers the amount of interest they will have to pay on subsequent payments. Each discount point generally costs 1% of the total loan

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Are PreQualifying PreApproval Different

Are Pre-Qualifying & Pre-Approval DifferentDo you know what the difference is between getting Pre-Qualified and being Pre-Approved? When making or accepting an offer on your Frisco TX home it is

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Free Sprinkler System Checkups In Frisco

Now is the perfect time to check your sprinkler system's water efficiency and make sure everything is working properly. The City of Frisco offers free sprinkler system check-ups for residents. More

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What Exactly Is A Mortgage

What Exactly Is A Mortgage? A Mortgage is used by purchasers of real property to raise money to buy the property to be purchased or by existing property owners to raise funds for any purpose. The

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Renting Compared To Buying In Frisco TX

Renting Compared To Buying In Frisco TX.The costs of buying a Frisco TX home are more varied and complicated than for renting, making it hard to tell which is a better deal. The main issue is not

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How Can I Improve My Frisco TX Homes Value

How Can I Improve My Frisco TX Home's Value?Improvements to your Frisco, TX home should show well but also fit well within your neighborhood. Buyers are looking for the least expensive home in the

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What Is A Good Faith Estimate In Frisco TX

What Is A Good Faith Estimate and How Can It Help Me?A Good Faith Estate or GFE for short is an estimate that must include an itemized list of fees and costs associated with the loan and must

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Frisco Changes Trashrecycling Service Provider

On July 14th 20014 the city of Frisco ended it's contract with CWD for trash and recycling service. Progressive is going to be providing service throughout the City of Frisco.Progressive 

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8 Reasons To Buy Residential Real Estate

8 Reasons to Buy Residential Real Estate in Far North Dallas and Adjoining Counties.With the economy improving, buying a residential rental property could make good business sense, however you still

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Frisco ISDs Reduced Priced Meal Guidelines 2014

Frisco ISD released it's guidelines Friday 11th July regarding the providing of free and reduced priced meals for school children who's household qualifies. The full price for school meals in

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Wade Park Set To Break Ground August 6 2014

Phase 1 of the much anticipated Wade Park project located at the Southeast corner of the Dallas North Tollway and Lebanon Road will be transformed into one of the premier urban retail centers in

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Emerson Estates In Frisco TX 75033

Emerson Estates is a master planned community in desirable West Frisco. Emerson Estates is close to entertainment at Dr. Pepper Park for minor league baseball or Toyota FC Dallas Stadium for

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Host A Block Party In Your Frisco TX Neighborhood

Want To Host A Block Party In Your Frisco TX Neighborhood?Thanks to the Frisco Code Enforcement Division of Development Services, it is now easier than ever to organize a block party in your Frisco

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Hula Hut Texmex Restaurant To Open In Little Elm

Hula Hut is currently located in Austin with the Little Elm location to be the brands second location. The restaurant on Lake Austin is well know for it's beach bar patio which is regularly busy

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Light Farms Celina Texas Pt 2

The Light Farms CommunityThe community is designed around our passion to bring people together to promote a healthy, lively attitude that will resonate throughout the community. From trails to pools

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Light Farms Celina Texas Pt 1

One of the biggest things to happen recently in home building north of highway 380 is the opening of  Light Farms in Celina, Texas. This  908-acre Master-Planned Community

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Its Fall Garage Sale Time Again In Frisco TX

For the Frisco, TX communities of Grayhawk, Northridge and Christie Ranch.Sat. October 5th, 2013 - 8am - 2pmGarage Sale Rules. Sale to take place in your own home, yard or garage.Each

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Frisco ISD Is Expanding At An Incredible Pace

Frisco ISD is currently has, under design or construction, two more high schools, a middle school and at least three elementary schools. Frisco ISD is is currently growing by 3,000 students per

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Miramonte In North East Frisco TX

Beazer Homes has just acquired 232 acres to expand the community of Miramonte in North East Frisco, TX. Miramonte master planned community is located just minutes from Highway 380 to the north and

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The Schools Of Richwoods Community In Frisco TX

The schools at Richwoods are located in the heart of the highly acclaimed Frisco Independent School District. The Frisco ISD is one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas. In 2011, Frisco

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Part 2 The Builders Of Richwoods In Frisco

Part 2 - The Builders Of Richwoods Richwoods master planned community in Frisco offers homes by five home builders. Landon Homes Community Features: Best Location in Frisco ISD 1

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Richwoods Community In East Frisco Texas Part 1

Richwoods is a master planned community in South East Frisco Texas. The community is on 500 acres of Texas farmland and is currently the only gated new home subdivision in southeast Frisco, TX. 

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Tour Of Lakes On Legacy In Frisco

Lakes On Legacy is a luxury gated community containing approximately 150 homes located in West Frisco TX.The Lakes On Legacy in Frisco TX is located on the southwest corner of Legacy &

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Latest Philips Creek Ranch Update August 2013

Latest Philips Creek Ranch Update August 2013July 2013 -Broke Ground on Phase 2 to Meet High DemandSeptember 2013 -Windrose Neighborhood (Toll Brothers) to OpenSummer 2014 - Layton & Ingram

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Tax Free Weekend In Frisco TX

Tax-Free Weekend in Frisco TXFriday August 9th through Sunday August 11th 2013It's that time of year again in Frisco Texas, Tax Free Weekend! Now is a great time to shop and save some $$$ on your

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