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Living In West Plano
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to west Plano and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in west Plano in 2018 is like. West Plano livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced west Plano homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in west Plano.
West Plano livability factors
West Plano's principal high schools, Plano West Senior High School / Jasper High School / Shepton High School, rank ninth among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex and the northwest Plano area ranks sixth among DFW areas with best kindergarten through grade 12 schools. How Plano ranks and compares with other Dallas area cities and towns for these and other best places to buy home factors is shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to both the DFW International and Love Field airports, the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, and downtown Dallas is likely to make west Plano residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
The west Plano area is served principally by Plano Independent School District schools. Eight communities or subdivisions in westernmost part of west Plano are served by the Lewisville Independent School District
Click on this west Plano schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Plano public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this best Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.
Private schools located near west Plano are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.
A big reason living in west Plano is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this west Plano neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods. Other great north Dallas area neighborhoods are identified on this best DFW neighborhoods page.
Recent home sales
On average, prices of west Plano MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 10.8 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $599,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $340,000 to $3.6 million ... average size of houses sold was 4,050 square feet, average square foot price was $177.53 and average house age was 21.3 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 53 days on market
Approximately 22 miles and 31 minutes drive time without traffic from central west Plano to DFW Airport passenger terminals ... 7 mile and 12 minutes to the Legacy business center ... 8 miles and 13 minutes to the north Dallas business center ... 22 miles and 29 minutes to downtown Dallas
Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page
One of the outstanding things about living in Plano is its exceptional community amenities.
Nearby shopping centers
Students living in west Plano attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since each of these school districts have different tax rates, west Plano real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.15 to 2.18 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.
Moderately priced homes for sale in west Plano
Key to understanding what living in west Plano is like is knowing about west Plano housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the west Plano single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed west Plano single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this west Plano homes for sale page.
The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.
1516 Chesapeake Drive, Plano, TX - $549,000
2904 Covey Place, Plano, TX - $793,000
3229 Saint Bridges Drive, Plano, TX - $686,000
1521 Tree Farm Drive, Plano, TX - $535,000
1608 Old Course Drive, Plano, TX - $615,000
5921 Stone Meadow Drive, Plano, TX - $610,000
2016 Crown Knoll Lane, Plano, TX - $919,000
5705 Garrett Drive, Plano, TX - $884,900
5756 Bernay Lane, Plano, TX - $699,000
1432 Mockingbird Drive, Plano, TX - $600,000
7000 Clearwell Lane, Plano, TX - $924,900
5929 Kensington Drive, Plano, TX - $690,000
1305 Chesapeake Drive, Plano, TX - $529,500
5916 Loch Lomond Drive, Plano, TX - $559,900
5928 Mcfarland Drive, Plano, TX - $799,000
More about living in Plano
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Listing information last updated on March 17th, 2018 at 8:45pm CDT.