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Texas Land Costs Are Leading to Higher Home Prices

By Laura Freeman | On

Home Prices Continue to Rise in Texas Texas has a reputation as being a place of opportunity where families can live well for less. However, rising land prices are contributing to higher home prices throughout the state. In the past, Texas was known for having comparatively low housing prices, namely because of the supply of affordable land. With this, the …

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Time To File Your Homestead Exemption

By Cindy Stefani | On

What is a Homestead Extension? Now is the time to file your Texas Homestead Exemption form if you closed on your home in 2016. It is also the time to start getting your tax information ready. If you own a residence in Texas, you may be able to receive a homestead tax exemption. A homestead exemption helps you save on …

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Listing Your Home in the Fall: Is it a Good Idea?

By Allyson Mendel | On

Legends of the Fall Housing Market in Texas With it being the beginning of Fall, we thought it would be a great time to revisit the subject of whether or not it’s a good idea to try and sell your home in the months before winter. If you ask some, they’d likely tell you that it is not a smart …

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Why You Should Pay Attention to Housing Prices

By Amber Libby | On

Even the Housing Market is Bigger in Texas We are currently in quite an interesting spot where the housing industry is concerned, specifically here in Texas. This may be news to you, but Texas as a whole actually managed to avoid the housing boom – and subsequent crash – of 1998-2006 and the Great Recession. Since the real estate industry …

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3,000+ New Homes Coming to Frisco, Thanks to a Joint Venture

By Amber Libby | On

We have exciting news! The Cheney Group has learned that Frisco will soon be home to a new residential and retail development headed by Newland Communities of California and Japan-based North America Sekisui House LLC. According to the press release, upon completion, the project will include more than 1,800 homes and 1,400 apartments – in addition to retail and office …

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The Cheney Group Acquires City Councilman as New Agent

By Laura Freeman | On

Frisco, TX- To keep up with an increasing demand for homes in North Texas, The Cheney Group is pleased to announce the addition of a new buyer specialist, fellow Frisco City Councilman Tim H. Nelson. An Army veteran and active Reserve Army Engineer Officer, Nelson is an active member of the North Texas community. He serves on the Board of …

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Update: Plano’s $400M Legacy West is Coming Down the Home Stretch

By Laura Freeman | On

Earlier this week we made a Facebook post about the progress of Plano’s $400 million Legacy West and we would think it would be a good idea to dive a little deeper into this topic. Upon completion, Legacy West Urban Village will become a Plano staple, and it’s easy to see why. The 38-acre mixed-use project is considered the ‘centerpiece’ …

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Buying a House? Get Started with These Financing Tips

By Jeff Cheney | On

Making the decision to buy your first home is undoubtedly a monumental, life-changing occasion. For many, owning a home is a lifelong dream that takes years of planning and saving. There is a lot that goes into finding the right home for you and your family – from deciding which neighborhood will best fit your needs to figuring out how …

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Why Wait? Now Is the Time to Buy Your Dream Home

By Amber Libby | On

Recently we went over a few smart tips for selling and listing your home, and that will tie directly into today’s topic – buying your dream home. When it comes to homeownership, many people take their time, looking at houses of all different shapes and sizes before settling. In many cases – especially when it is your first home purchase …