Christine Shannon's Blog Posts

Beware Of This Scam

Summer has arrived! For many, that means backyard BBQs, road trips, and fireworks. For some, it’s a common time to make a big purchase, such as a new car or a family vacation. Recent college grads

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Move In Ready Home In Frisco Texas

http://13851tahoelane.isnowforsale.com   Go to the website and view this great home with many features and upgrades.;

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More Millennials Living With Their Parents

More millennials are living with their parents, but not the group you thinkHave you been working with parents who need space at home for their adult children? If not, you’ll probably see more of

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5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Pro

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. You need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant

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What Is Bank Jugging

Several law enforcement agencies across the state, including Plano, have been working on cases of a crime identified as "jugging". The Plano Police Department offers the following information on

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Buying A Home Vs Renting A Home

Yes the time is right to buy a home with as little as 3.5% Down you can own your home and start building your wealth today.  Christine Shannon 972-824

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Is It Time To Downsize In A Sellers Market

A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future are planning to scale down. Let's look at a few reasons why this might make

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Mistakes A First Time Homebuyer Does Not Want To Make

1.  Don't make huge purchases right before you close.  This happens to many times.  The lender says all is good your ready to go your approved for the home your just waiting to close.

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5 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism And Shrink Your Appetite

It's not enough to count calories when you're trying to lose weight. Your success depends on how fast your body burns those calories (your metabolism) and how satisfied they make you (your

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Boating Safety In DFW

Summer is here there are a lot of boating and wave runner accidents in the neighboring lakes that could be avoided.  This past week end I was at my lake house floating in the lake off our dock

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Best Places For 4th Of July Events In DFW

Plano All-American Fourth Amphitheater at Oak Point 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway Plano, TX 75074 (972) 941-7000 www.plano.gov  Date: July 4, 2014Plano holds two events for the Fourth of July,

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Gearbox To Move Headquarters To Frisco TX

Yet another company is moving there headquarters to Frisco Texas.  Gearbox a software company is moving from Plano Texas to neighboring City Frisco.  To read more about this move click on

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Gas Prices Climbing Ways To Save Money On Gas

While taking summer trips can be a blast, looking at gas prices can be a bummer. And here’s the kicker: they’re probably not getting better anytime soon. You may already be saving on gas

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Looking For Something To Do This Saturday

Les Misérables Saturday, June 28, 8:00 p.m. The world's most popular musical opens at Wyly Theater this weekend. This tale of hope, redemption and forgiveness comes to life against the

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Allen Texas 60 Million Dollar Stadium Crumbeling

Wow this has been in the news a lot with Allen Texas and the 60 million dollar stadium having structural problems.   Football this year will not be held in the stadium it is unsafe at

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American Hiking Society Nationals Trails Day June 7th

Ran across this article about the American Hiking Society National Trails day to be on June 7th 2014.  This sounds like a lot of fun so if your a hiker and love exploring this would be a good

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Buyers Or Sellers Market

I have been getting a lot of calls lately from buyers wanting to sell their home and get another home.  They are wanting to put in contingency offers on homes so they can get there home sold

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Whose Fence Is It

As a Realtor I get asked this question all the time.  Who's fence is it?  If the fence is on the property line it belongs to both sides.  A lot of people think it depends on where the

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Reasons To Sell Your Home In Collin County

I am talking with many sellers at this time and they still are wanting to wait to put there home on the market.  Confusion is one wondering if interest rates will go back down and if the market

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Toyota Moving To Plano Texas

So excited to see Toyota is moving there headquarters to Plano Texas.  This is great news for Plano and surrounding communities.  To read the full article click on this link.  Toyota

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Places To Go Before It Gets To Hot In DFW

Living in The DFW Dallas Fort Worth area the summer's can get very hot here.  Before we get to the very hot season of mid to upper 90's and 100 degree days take the family or friends to these

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Seniors Flooding The Real Estate Market

Look around. No, really. Take a good look around.According to AARP, “In 2011, the first of the baby boom generation reached what used to be known as retirement age. And for the next

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Deerfield Plano Musical Festival

A lot of communities are known for their get functions.  Deerfield a subdivision of Plano Texas has several functions they do for the residents.  This one is now happening annually and the

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Plano Texas Deerfield Coyotes

As I was driving through my neighborhood in Deerfield Plano Texas saw a coyote.  He was so beautiful I'm pretty sure looking for something to eat.  This is not the first time I have seen

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Meet Team Christine Collin County Texas

This is a short video on my team and  how we help people buy or sell a home. We service the Dallas Market and Suburbs.  Plano Homes for SaleFrisco Homes for SaleMcKinney Homes for

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Medical Center Of Plano First In TX To Offer New Technology To Breast Cancer Patients

So excited to see this with so many men and women being diagnosed with breast cancer.  This is a great for the City of Plano.  To read the whole article click here it is long however a

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5 Reasons To Use A Realtor In Plano Frisco Allen

As a Real Estate Professional in the Collin County area I get asked this question all the time.  Why should I use a Real Estate Professional? 1. What do you do with all this paperwork?I

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New Cardiac Rehab Program

Plano continues to best itself as a great place to live.  Texas Health Plano Unveils new Cardiac Rehab Program which is great for the patients so they can stay in house and not go anywhere.&

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Newest Credit Card Scams

I was going through some articles and found this to be very helpful.  There is a new scam on credit cards and as I found out most people do not go over the credit card statements in detail.;

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Tips On Heating Your Home

I ran across this article and thought it would be helpful with all this cold weather we have been getting in the City of Plano.  It looks as if a warming trend is on the horizon however we

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