McKinney Home for Sale: 2305 Collier Drive

This new McKinney home for sale is one that is perfect for someone searching for their first home or looking to down-size. It has a comfortable space without being overwhelming but plenty to fill it up with love.  You’ll love this charming, 1-story home. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home will give you 1,742 sq ft of generous space. It features two living and dining areas for the perfect open concept space. Owners have taken pride in this beauty. It’s situated in the friendly and quiet community of Sandy Glen and within minutes of Highway 75 and local shopping.


The current owners purchased the home in 2004 and are the original owners. When asked what was it that the loved about the home? Originally it was the space, schools, and the fact that they had a home for their then 3-month year old daughter. You could tell from our conversation that they loved the neighborhood as well as their neighbors are very caring and great neighbors too. I noticed this as we hosted the Open House on Saturday and neighbors were sad to see them go. One even suggested parking their additional car in his yard so that the future homeowners could drive up to the home.

That proved to me that the new homeowners will feel connected to the home and neighborhood. I always illustrate that not only are you buying the home, you are buying the neighborhood as well. Sandy Glen is one close-knit neighborhood that really makes a difference in home buying.

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Stage to Sell! Do’s and Don’ts

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The purpose of staging your home is to prepare your home to be seen at its best! You wouldn’t go to a job interview or an important meeting not dressed to impress, so why not stage your home for success? Did you know staged properties spend 73% less time on the market? Well, according to the Real Estate Staging Association not only do staged properties spend less time on the market they look better, sell for more money and are highly likely to be on the top of a buyers priority list.

Take yourself back to the time where you were in the buyer’s shoes. As a potential buyer you saw many homes. Some were staged, whereas some were not. Surely, you remember the houses that were decorated beautifully and even gave you the homey feel. You might even remember the cringe you felt walking into someone’s home who did not give you that feeling. Maybe their homes seemed bare and lifeless or maybe their homes were cluttered with personal items making it hard for you as a buyer to see yourself there. For these reasons, staging is essential to sell your home to a potential buyer.

Below are a list of Do’s and Don’ts for staging your home

  • DO Detach – Memories are forever but this house must be sold!
  • DON’T keep the clutter- This one of the most important tools in selling  your home
  • DO your research on how to stage your home or use your resources and find someone to stage your home for you.
  • DO upgrade your appliances
  • DON’T keep that same paint job from 3 years ago. Paint your walls.
  • DO have great lighting to give your home and welcoming and warm feeling.
  • DON’T make your room look smaller. You want a small room to appear bigger than it is, for this reason you may want to paint your walls the same color as your drapery.aimco_apartment_bedroom







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