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Old 10-08-2015, 12:20 PM
 
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We are looking to move to the area between Decatur and Mckinney.

1. Which schools are best in the area? I have a child in special education.

2. We would like to purchase a house on about 1 acre. Where are the best and reasonably priced neighborhoods.

Thank you.
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Old 10-08-2015, 04:43 PM
 
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Not sure on neighborhoods since I've mainly rented in the area. Some of the best schools in the area will be in Plano, although 1 acre within the Plano city limits may get a bit pricy depending on your budget.
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Old 10-08-2015, 07:46 PM
 
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You'll have to define "reasonably priced" with a numeric value for anyone to really be of help. For some $500,000 is straight up nuts while others consider it cheap. As you go further east on your preferred area you stated, you'll find it difficult to find an acre and also far more expensive as you start pushing towards Frisco/Prosper. The better schools are generally considered to be around Frisco/Prosper/McKinney along that path, but it depends on how far south north of 380 you want to go. For example, I hear Argyle has a pretty good school district.
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Old 10-14-2015, 10:34 PM
 
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What's your budget for the home, and are you considering private or public school for your kid?
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Old 10-14-2015, 11:48 PM
 
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Where will you need to commute to? It's a big area.
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Old 10-15-2015, 05:44 AM
 
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The area between Decatur and McKinney is huge, but a large chunk of it is Denton. Once you are east of Denton, it's those huge planned communities like Savannah and Paloma, then Prosper, and then you're in McKinney.So, are you looking for rural, or just a house on a big lot?

Rural school districts will be less equipped to deal with a special needs child, and there are very few private schools up there.
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