“Unexpected repairs” is the No. 1 homeowner regret, followed by undesirable finishes, too much yard work, and unlikeable neighbors. Hollyhock has an easy fix for each of these regrets. Plus: see what homebuyers don’t regret at all.
“The back-to-the-city trend has reversed,” said a leading demographer in a Wall Street Journal report on how young homebuyers are flocking to the suburbs for a better lifestyle and more affordable home prices. Frisco, the 4th fastest-growing city in the U.S. and home to Hollyhock, is leading the way.
The beautifully decorated model homes at Hollyhock are filled with inspiring ideas for architectural features, indoor/outdoor living areas, and even bold accent walls. Here are five of our favorites, with more to come as we continue this series.
School’s out until August, but you’ll never run out of ideas for free (or cheap) family activities close to home in Frisco, thanks for our ultimate guide to summer fun. Frisco offers countless ways to have fun, and we’ve focused our 12 top picks on ways to stay cool while having a blast.
The average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage recently fell below 4%, prompting the financial advice website Bankrate to call it an “unexpected gift” for borrowers. Low-interest rates are just part of an overall positive outlook for today’s homebuyers.
Trophy Signature’s new Plaza model home in Hollyhock showcases a unique approach to upscale homebuilding, with modern and traditional design both inside and out, and a long list of included features that leave virtually no room for extra-cost options.
From low-interest rates to affordable new choices, 2019 is shaping up to be a great year to buy a new home at Hollyhock, whether it’s your first new home or your ultimate dream home. Here are 5 reasons to discover what Hollyhock has to offer.
Sometimes we get the feeling we’d like a change of scenery, but how do you know when it’s really time to move? Here are 8 signs to think about, from feeling like you need more (or less) space, to wanting better schools for the kids.
Everyone’s invited to hunt for eggs, take selfies with the Easter Bunny, and enjoy a petting zoo, ice cream sandwiches, face painting and more at Hippity Hoppity Hollyhock, our annual springtime celebration.
More than half of Millennials have seriously considered moving to a new city, so Meyers Research crunched the numbers to create its new Millennial Desirability Index. Bottom line: Dallas is the No. 1 U.S. city with the most appeal to Millennials born between 1980 and 2000.
Meet some creative makers and become a maker yourself during our Get Your Frisco On festival. On April 6 and May 18, we’re teaming up with Frisco’s AR Workshop for two fun events where you can make your own pillows, signs and lazy Susans.
“Neighborhood regret” is a real thing experienced by more than one-third of recent homebuyers, according to a recent study from Trulia. Here are 4 ways can avoid wishing they had chosen a different neighborhood.
AreaVibes has released its Best Places To Live in America list for 2019, and we’re proud to report that Frisco ranks No. 6 in the nation. It’s just the latest kudo recognizing Frisco’s high quality of life.
Hollyhock’s Get Your Frisco On festival is back for 2019, packed with more fun than ever. Join us for three Saturdays in April and May to meet musicians and makers from Frisco and beyond. Make your own crafts and enjoy food trucks, kids’ activities and much more
We love being part of Frisco, Money’s No. 1 Best Place to Live in the U.S. From the PGA to incredible new entertainment attractions, so many exciting things have been happening in Frisco lately, we’ve made a list of 5 awesome announcements you may have missed.
This spring is looking like a great time to buy a new home, with more affordable choices now available in leading master-planned communities like Hollyhock, and with interest rates predicted to stay near their recent historical lows.
No. 1 Best Place to Live. No. 1 Best U.S. Real Estate Market. No. 1 Best Texas City for Families. No. 1 Safest City in Texas. Frisco’s quality of life keeps winning No. 1 spots in national studies. Get the details with our infographic.
Landon Homes invites home shoppers to tour its decorated showcase home in Hollyhock. It’s a great way to discover Landon’s signature blend of design, value and amenities before its official grand opening later this spring.
More than 300 young athletes in Frisco ISD will train and play at the PGA’s new Frisco headquarters when it opens in 2022. It’s the second pro sports partnership for Frisco ISD, which also has an agreement with the Dallas Cowboys.
Meet Ram Konara, the top producing real estate agent for Newland Communities in Dallas in 2018. Twenty years ago, Ram was a first-time homebuyer who saw the need for an agent to help South Asians understand the home buying process, so he switched careers. Today, he sells up to 1,000 homes a year.
Pamela Hackworth, Hollyhock’s new lifestyle director, is a Dallas native with a diverse background in the arts, fitness and community involvement. One of her greatest strengths is connecting with people, making her a perfect fit for Hollyhock.
“Texas feels like home more than anywhere else,” says Kim Baxter, who moved to Frisco from California with her family four years ago. With three sons, Hollyhock’s Frisco ISD schools were their biggest priority.
Frisco is the best real estate market in the nation for homebuyers, according to a new report from WalletHub, which analyzed 22 key metrics in 300 U.S. cities. Frisco ranks No. 1 overall, and is also No. 1 for “affordability and economic environment.”
Chris and Ashlee Thomas thought they’d always live in California with their kids, until they visited Dallas and discovered Hollyhock. After “not knowing anyone” in their California neighborhood, they’re loving their new life here.
With our parks and trails, Hollyhock is heaven for dogs and their people. In hot months, however, you’ll want to make sure your best friend stays safe and healthy. Here are some common-sense tips from the ASCPA.
The Frisco Independent School District has earned an A accountability rating from the Texas Education Agency, and all of the Frisco ISD schools serving Hollyhock earned the highest possible campus ratings.
Hollyhock’s youngest students thrive at Frisco ISD’s Newman Elementary School, which has earned a number of distinctions, including making the Texas Honor Roll for consistently high levels of academic achievement.
Hollyhock students attend Frisco ISD’s gleaming new Memorial High School, which intends to live up to its name by honoring all who have served, and instilling students with lessons on character and service
Since hosting our first-ever Get Your Frisco On festival earlier this year, we’ve discovered even more one-of-a-kind restaurants, shops and attractions near Hollyhock. Here are 6 new Frisco finds to explore and enjoy.
More people are telecommuting in the Dallas area, and in fact a whopping 76% of Dallasites would be more likely to accept a job offer if they could work from home. Good thing Hollyhock’s homebuilders are offering many kinds of productive home offices.
Lifestyle events such as Mixology course for the parents and family-friendly get-togethers for the kids convinced the March family to relocate within Frisco, choosing Hollyhock above all other options.
Most real estate experts and homeowners agree that schools have an effect on property values, but exactly how much value is added by highly rated public schools? Our infographic summarizes research findings from several respected organizations.
This is a popular time of year for moving, and with these 9 tips from Realtor.com, you can enjoy a stress-free move and start enjoying your new community. We also have a 10th tip that makes it easy to fit right in at active, sociable communities like Hollyhock.
With mortgage interest rates rising, we created a new infographic to compare how much it could cost to buy a home next year instead of now. Over 30 years, the monthly difference could add up to college tuition.
The University of North Texas already teaches thousands of students at its current Frisco campuses. Now, the Tier One university wants to be “the global university available right outside your front porch” for residents of Frisco and Hollyhock.
Hollyhock's first Fitness Boot Camp is the latest activity to help residents burn fat, build endurance and generally feel great. And that's just the tip of the boot when it comes to healthy living here.
Each season, every family in Hollyhock receives 100 flowers for their front yards, and thousands more are planted in the community's parks and common areas. It's part of our plan to make Hollyhock one of the most beautiful communities anywhere.
With 6 great prizes available to win at our “Get Your Frisco On” festival, you can take some of the best of Frisco home with you. Join us on Sat., April 21 for live music, light bites, signature cocktails and hours of family fun.
The new Kroger grocery store at the northeast corner of Highway 380 and FM 423 is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the new shopping, dining and entertainment choices that Hollyhock residents can expect to see over the coming months.
For healthy-minded Hollyhock residents, the fitness center at the Fields House offers state-of-the-art machines for both cardio and weight training routines, including treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bicycles, a Smith machine, free weights and more.
Dallas ranks No. 1 on the “Where To Invest in Housing In 2017” list from Forbes magazine. Solid economic indicators including job growth, population growth, and year-over-year home price growth vaulted Dallas to the top of the 20 U.S. markets on the list.
We love our founding families of Hollyhock, which is why we’re giving you a chance to meet your soon-to-be neighbors and take a peek inside our master-planned community. We recently introduced you to the Gates family. Now, say hello to the Anant family!
'Grocery stores are flocking to Frisco.' So began a recent article in the Dallas Business Journal, noting the influx of leading grocery stores into Frisco, following the growing number of rooftops and families in successful new communities such as Hollyhock.
The best way to experience David Weekley’s new Northington model home in Hollyhock is to visit in person, so you can also walk across the street to see Fields Park and the Fields House community center.
We are thrilled to introduce you to three new employees joining the Dallas office: Tracy Simmons as Regional Director of Marketing, Susie O'Neill Priebe as Sales Manager and Steve Maglisceau as Project Manager, Operations.
We’re so excited that the City of Frisco Parks & Recreation Department intends to start the master planning process for Hollyhock’s next-door neighbor, the 170-acre Northwest Community Park, by the end of 2016.
As you plan your new home, one of the most important decisions is selecting the floor plan. The arrangement of rooms, the flow from one room to another and the use of space help determine the feel of your new home.
Amid Hollyhock’s lineup of well-known and respected homebuilders is a new luxury brand, Britton Homes. Britton Homes is part of Perry Homes, one of the largest and most respected homebuilders in Texas, now in its 49th year.
In most new homes today, the media room is upstairs, away from the main living areas. For its two new model homes in Hollyhock, Highland Homes is turning this formula upside down, locating the media room downstairs, near the kitchen and family room.
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest private homebuilder, has created seven brand-new floor plans for Hollyhock, with Custom Choices and floor plan options to fit many different lifestyles and life stages.
If you’re among the growing number of homebuyers looking for a design that’s ideal for living with grandparents, in-laws, adult children and other family members, you’ll love Coventry Homes new spacious one-story model which will display Coventry’s popular GenFlex option.
At 400 acres, Hollyhock is far from the biggest new community in Frisco and the Metroplex. But we think it’s the best, especially if you’re looking for a new home that combines a friendly small-town feeling with big-city sophistication.
Climb aboard a vintage red caboose at the Museum of the American Railroad, step into an old-time cinema house at Frisco's Heritage Museum, or challenge your kids to a game of Pong at the National Videogame History Museum.
Selecting the right builder for your needs is easy with these 10 steps. Selecting the right home building firm for your needs and for the type of new home you seek is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your home buying process.
When they drive across the Teel Road Bridge, the iconic new gateway to Hollyhock, residents of this highly desirable Frisco community have an enviably easy commute in store, whether they’re headed out to work, dine, shop or play.
You know what they say…"one man's treasure is another one's, well, old tennis racket." And when better to avail oneself of their less-than-loved treasures than a big move. Here's where to set up shop...
There's a pair of shoes flurried with dust bunnies in the back of your closet, a spotless set of clubs you bought to impress your boss on the back nine in the garage, and a stack of last year's Fast Company issues on your coffee table.
Grand opening in Late Summer 2016, Hollyhock will be a masterful blend of new homes offered by a carefully selected team of leading homebuilders, along with abundant recreational opportunities both inside and adjacent to the community.
Planned to open in Fall 2016, the first amenity center in Hollyhock is designed to bring residents together for fun times throughout the year – whether it’s a big event at the clubhouse, or hanging out with family and friends around the outdoor fireplace.