Plano Real Estate
A number of city attractions have helped Plano achieve its numerous honors. The historic district of Downtown Plano! offers restaurants and bars, shopping, salons, spas, galleries, museums, libraries and several venues for performing arts. Bob Woodruff Park (321 acres) and Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve (801 acres), are connected by biking trails making the green space one huge uninterrupted park space. Plano Sports Authority provides quality year-round recreational youth sports leagues. Plano is a literal shopper’s paradise, with Collin Creek Mall, Plano Outlet Mall, Lakeside Market, Preston Park Village, The Shops at Legacy, The Shops at Willow Bend and a host of other options surrounding these. Golfers delight in the fact that Plano is literally surrounded by course options.
Every year since the award has been presented (1992-2013), Plano ISD has been selected for a “What Parents Want Award” by SchoolMatch®, the nation’s largest school selection and consulting firm. 23 Plano ISD schools have captured the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence honor, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. Some portions of Plano are served by the Lewisville Independent School District, Frisco Independent School District, and Allen Independent School District which are also highly reputed districts. In all, there are 70 public schools serving Plano residents, 16 private schools in the area and two campuses of the Collin County Community College District (Collin College).
Plano Listings Summary
Plano - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Plano: $635,100 / County Avg $647,500
Avg Taxes in Plano: $8,800 / County Avg $8,200
Avg Sq. Ft. in Plano: 2,760 / County Avg 2,806
Avg Price per/sqft in Plano:$230 / County Avg $231
Avg Walkscore in Plano: 39 / County Avg 25
Avg Year Built in Plano: 1993 / County Avg 2005
Avg Days on Website in Plano: 42 / County Avg 42