Community Info

Greetings from Allen, Texas!
Allen Real Estate

A suburb in northern Dallas, the City of Allen is situated in Collin County. Many upper middle-class citizens have recently found Allen an appealing place to raise their families, creating a culturally diverse mix of residents for the previously predominantly white community. This influx of families has created a demand for housing in Allen and has lead to the development of new master planned communities that include new schools and shopping, such as Watters Creek, tailored to the more upscale shopping crowd.

Allen Through the Years
Allen real estate has its beginnings in 1870, when the Houston & Texas Railroad decided to create the town as a stop on its railway line. The first reported train robbery was conducted in Allen, near McDermott. A huge fire ravaged most of Allen's business district in 1915, causing significant damage.

The peopled utilized the land for agricultural purposes until after World War II. Allen experienced a slowdown in its economy until high tech companies discovered the business and economical opportunities that the city offered from the early 1960s until the 1990s. Children's programs, such as ZOOM and Barney were filmed right in Allen during the 1990s as well.

Allen Schools
Allen's school system is one of the finest in the country. The
Allen Independent School District is the main overseer of public education in Allen. Lovejoy ISD and Plano ISD also maintain schools in the city. There are 15 elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools currently operating in Allen real estate. In addition to the esteemed public educational system, parents have three private schools to choose from for their children's schooling.

Activities in Allen
The
Allen calendar is always full of fun things to do. There are three sports complexes located in Allen: Bolin Park, Hillside and Jupiter Park. Each of these parks offer baseball/softball fields. Bolin Park and Jupiter Park also have soccer fields and, for hikers and bicyclists, Bolin Park contains miles of trails to explore.

The Joe Farmer Recreation Center is a full-service fitness center, offering activities and classes for youth and adults, a walk/jog track, racquetball courts, full size gym, game room and much more. The Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, in cooperation with the Allen ISD, has two indoor pools, a climbing wall, fitness center and aerobics room.

There are five community parks, 16 neighborhood parks and four natural greenbelt areas for visitors and residents of Allen real estate to enjoy. Most of these parks include hiking trails, picnic areas and playgrounds for all ages to benefit from. Skateboarders, hockey enthusiasts and BMX racers can rejoice in the fact that Allen offers the largest outdoor skatepark in Texas, The Edge at Allen Station Park.

During the last weekend in June, the city holds a festival called Allen USA. During the festivities, attendees can enjoy live music and entertainment, golf tourneys, fireworks and a hot air balloon launch. There is even an area for kids to play and have fun.

Come see what Allen real estate owners already know. There is no better place to raise a family and enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature than here in Allen, Texas!

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Allen Demographics:

Population - 73,298
Median Household Income - $82,001
Median Home Value - $177,300

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Allen Property Taxes (per $100 assessed):

Allen ISD = $1.7751
City of Allen = $0.558
Collin County = $0.245
Collin County Comm College District = $0.087683


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Ronda and Steve Leto
Ronda and Steve Leto
The Leto Group
955 SH 121 Suite 130 Allen TX 75013