Buying a home


If you’re looking for a place to live, Plano is the right place for you! Located just north of Dallas, Plano is a city that blends modern luxury with historic charm with attractions and amenities of a bustling metropolitan area. With easy access to the area’s professional sports, performing arts and museum, Plano still is a statement in its own right, with more than 1,000 restaurants, world class shopping and a lively arts scene. If you buy a home in Plano, you are sure to feel right at home!


With an emphasis on culture and convenience, Plano is a family-friendly city with numerous activities and festivals year round. With a bustling population of 286,000, this suburb of Dallas is filled with both luxury and tradition. Whether it be trying one of its 1,000+ restaurants to enjoying concerts at Legacy Hall, Plano offers many of the comforts of the big city while maintaining a safe and welcoming atmosphere. When you buy a home in Plano, you not only get year-round entertainment and fun but also a city filled with sculpture gardens and trails! With convenient access to the DART light rail line, you can hop aboard one of its three stations and travel throughout the area. A mix of the old and new, Plano offers a nostalgic shade of living while offering a multitude of modern amenities.



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Without a doubt, one of Plano’s most important features is its elite and highly rated public school system. With an impressively low student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1, the Plano Independent School District offers great opportunities for students K through 12. In fact, in recent years, it has been rated the 7th Best District in Texas and the 10th Most Diverse District in the Texas! With an extremely high graduation rate of 98%, the Plano Independent School District will thoroughly prepare your future child in whatever career they hope to pursue!


If the outdoors isn’t your thing, fear not! Plano has become one of the top shopping destinations in the United States, as it offers its own one-of-a-kind shopping adventure! Within its newly built Legacy West development, you are sure to find all your upscale gifts and treats for you and your friends. At the Shops at Legacy — a unique urban development combining boutiques, shops and sidewalk cafes — you will find a unique Main Street experience that combines a “downtown” feel with the intimacy of a neighborhood and community.  If you’re ready for a high-end shopping break, you can find a relaxing pace at the Downtown Plano Arts District that’s lined with numerous jewelry boutiques, speciality shops and art galleries. As you can see, when you buy a home in Plano, there are endless shopping options to experience.


When you buy a home in Plano, you are essentially handed a first-class trip to taste food from all around the world. Boasting more than 1,000 restaurants, Plano has every type of cuisine imaginable, at whatever price point is required. Whatever your stomach is craving — from cafes to fusion cuisine — Plano really does have it all!

Here’s what you can try in Plano:

  • Sweet treats from 10 Degrees Fahrenheit
  • Asian-inspired BBQ at 3*6*9 Barbecue
  • Fresh squeezed juice at Agha Juice and Cafe
  • Authentic Mexican favorites at Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy
  • Grilled Mediterranean meats from Al Maidah Kabob and Grill


While known as a shopping paradise and a foodie/live music destination, Plano offers a variety of fun and free family-friendly activities around the city. With two major parks and more than 56 miles of recreational trails, Plano has your back when you need a relaxing day off. With plenty of walkable areas and museums, Plano has a little something for everyone, regardless of age or activity level!

Here’s what you can do in Plano:

  • Canoe or paddle board at the Oak Point Park Lake
  • Stroll through the Downtown Plano Arts District
  • Step back in time at the Plano Interurban Railway Museum
  • Hike or bike through the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
  • Take a spa day at Avalon Salons and Spa


  • 29 miles / 30 minutes from DFW Airport
  • 20 miles / 24 minutes from downtown Dallas
  • 21 miles / 24 minutes from Las Colinas Business Center
  • 15 miles / 22 minutes from Legacy Business Center
  • 13 miles / 15 minutes from North Dallas Business Center
“Plano is a little bit of everything you could want!”

– current resident

Buying a Home

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Begin your Plano home search early because competition can be fierce!

The country’s only flat-fee Exclusive Buyer’s Agency headquartered in Coppell, HelpUBuy America is dedicated to helping all potential homeowners find the home of their dreams, without any of the stress! Our highly skilled Plano exclusive buyer’s agents have been protecting the rights of home buyers at no cost since 1995 and are truly committed to helping home buyers find and buy the home of their choice at the lowest possible price, with the best terms. We serve:

  • First-time home buyers
  • Move-up or downsizing home buyers
  • Home buyers relocating to North Texas or Houston
  • Buyers who want to build or purchase a new home
  • Credit challenged buyers who may benefit from our lease-option program

We hold your hand through all the complicated steps of the homebuying process from house hunting to financing to closing and beyond. We’ll help you select a quality home with good resale potential. We’ll help you choose a lender and ensure you don’t pay too much. We’ll help you interpret inspection reports and negotiate repairs, and we’ll be there with you at closing and possession to make sure all the terms of the contract are satisfied.

Don’t be fooled by real estate agents who claim to be Plano buyer’s agents but work for dual agency brokers like Keller or Re/Max. Only an Exclusive Buyer’s Agent works for buyers 100% of the time so there is NO conflict of interest to jeopardize your negotiating position.

In a real estate transaction, the buyer assumes all of the risk. The seller walks away from the property, usually with some money in their pocket. It’s the buyer that pays for inspections, appraisals, and mortgage fees, and ends up with the house and a mortgage. It absolutely matters who represents you! See what HelpUBuy America can do for you!

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