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Old 05-26-2010, 07:16 AM
 
Location: The Village
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No, I wouldn't.
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Old 10-15-2011, 09:30 PM
 
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West Plano without a doubt.
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Prosper
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I liked living in Plano about midway through the growth boom, or about 10 years ago. Plenty of restaurants, shopping, etc... but not as much people. Now, I can't stand driving around there, just too many people.

Frisco is marginally better for traffic, but I've never lived there. Living in McKinney now, restaurants and shopping are a bit sparse, but we're very close to Fairview for all of that, so it doesn't bother us. Traffic in McKinney is great, since we have half the people Plano does. I think once McKinney gets built out a bit more, it'll feel just like Plano did 10-15 years ago.
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:08 AM
 
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West Plano and McKinney are totally different animals. It's like comparing Macy's and Walmart.
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:57 AM
 
Location: Allen, Texas
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Well if I could have the same house for the same cost and same neighbors then West Plano because DH works there, but we're in Allen and I'm fine with that too.
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Old 10-16-2011, 11:06 AM
 
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No. Most people miss the wonderful Dallas neighborhoods by thinking they have to live up there for the schools.
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Old 10-17-2011, 10:34 AM
 
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I lived in all 4 at some time. West Plano was nice, living on Prestonwood CC but now out of my price range and a little too crowded. Also living on Chase Oaks CC was ok, but then a lot of apartments and section 8 housing went in and crime went up. Frisco was nice living on Plantation CC, but again sprawl happened. McKinney has some of the prettiest parts, like Stonebridge Ranch and Eldorado, but traffic near and on 75 can be a nightmare, and it's about to get worse as they widen 75 from Eldorado Pkwy to Melissa.
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Old 10-17-2011, 11:15 AM
 
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I would probably stay within Park & Preston area of Plano but move to a house with a swimming pool.
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Old 10-17-2011, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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we lived in w. plano for years. I would move back in a heartbeat. we loved it.

I agree 100%. We loved the schools, the neighborhood and the relative proximity to Dallas as compared to Frisco, McKinney, etc.
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Old 10-17-2011, 04:12 PM
 
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I would choose no place other than Prosper for a suburb of Dallas.If we were not in Prosper we would be in Dallas or the Park city area.If I had to do a suburb west it would be Southlake. West Plano has way to many apartments near expensive subdivisions.It has become that way after poor zoning decisions in the past 15 years.
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