Frisco Real Estate & Information

Frisco Real Estate & Information

Nestled in both Collin and Denton Counties, the city of Frisco, Texas has experienced tremendous growth in the past decade. In 2009, the Frisco real estate area was recognized as the fastest growing city in the United States. Originally named Emerson, the town was a major stop for the St. Louis-San Francisco railway. It also became home for many American pioneers as they traveled along the Shawnee Trail. When the name Emerson was rejected by the United States Postal Service, Frisco was chosen to honor the railway that breathed life into the area. Once a quiet town, Frisco's population began to grow as Dallas became a major Texan city. Now residents and visitors alike enjoy the upscale living that Frisco provides.

Shopping and Dining

Whether a person is looking for home decor, a special gift, or the perfect outfit, the shopping opportunities are endless. Numerous boutiques are available throughout the city. For a wide-selection of clothing and accessories, a stop at the Blue Door Boutique is a must. Not only do they carry women's clothing, but they have a great selection of children's pieces as well. National retailers can also be found in abundance at the Stonebriar Centre Mall. Not only are the shopping options plentiful, but the mall also contains an indoor ice skating rink providing hours of entertainment.

Taste buds are bound to be tempted with the wide array of restaurants and eateries available in Frisco. For comfort food at its finest, a meal a Mash'd is necessary. The atmosphere will put you right at home while the delicious menu will have you licking your fingers and asking for more. The fresh fried chicken is a crowd favorite the scotch cake is the perfect ending to any meal. A great breakfast location is also never far away, and Bonnie Ruth's is the perfect place to stop for a bite before work or a relaxing weekend brunch with family and friends. Don't forget to stop by the bakery for some palate-pleasing pastries to take home.

Parks and Recreation

Rare snowfall and mild winters makes Frisco the ideal place for all outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Boasting a wide-variety of park and recreational activities, the Frisco real estate area is home to numerous parks and sports complexes. Summer finds residents and visitors alike swimming an splashing in the aquatic center, while the extensive system of trails is perfect for biking and hiking. Whether a person is looking for a family-friendly location or the perfect spot to observe area wildlife, Frisco has it all.

Living

Not unlike many of the cities that lie just outside of Dallas, Frisco serves as the home for numerous professionals that commute to Dallas for work. The largest employers inside Frisco are the Frisco Independent School District and T-Mobile. The 116,994 people that call the Frisco real estate area home are experiencing a market that is witnessing a 9.6% home appreciation. The median home value is $320,500. With a positive job growth and an unemployment rate that is well below the national average, it is easy to see why people are eager to move to Frisco, Texas.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Continuing to live up to its motto of "Pride. Tradition. Excellence.", the Frisco Independent School District has the honor of being the fastest growing school district in the state and nation since the 1990s. The district continues to add between 2,500 and 3,500 students every year. As the school district continues to grow, so does its commitment to educational excellence. Test scores are still above state and national averages and the district is a leader in educational technology. Teachers and staff are dedicated to providing courses and activities that meet every student's needs.

Quality patient care, dedicated health professionals, and beautiful facilities can be found at Baylor Medical Center at Frisco. With a plethora of services and an atmosphere that encourages wellness, residents are sure to find great medical care at this area hospital. As a recipient of the Guardian of Excellence Award, it is easy to see that creating a "culture of care" is something that Baylor strives for, and achieves, everyday.

Connected to Dallas and other nearby cities by an extensive network of roads makes Frisco easy to access, and a developing rail-transit system will help with the commute to Dallas. TAPS Public Transit provides bus service to numerous destinations in the Frisco real estate area, and air travel is easily obtained at nearby Dallas Love Field. The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport also provides convenient air transportation and is just a few extra miles away from home.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at 214-995-0425 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.