July 4 is back this year, and we’ve found four family-friendly events to enjoy near Hollyhock’s great Frisco location. With July 4 landing on a Sunday this year, it’ll be a full weekend of fireworks, food and festivities!
Texans love their H-E-B, so we were excited to learn that the Lone Star State’s favorite grocer plans to open new a new store in Frisco, complete with a BBQ restaurant and more flagship store features. The Frisco store is set to open in Fall 2022, and two more H-E-B stores are also coming to the area.
Frisco is thinking outside of the box to envision amenities like observation towers, boardwalk trails and mountain bike tracks for two new parks coming next to Hollyhock. Here’s what we know so far about Frisco On The Green and Northwest Community Park.
What makes Frisco great? Many would say “the people,” and we wouldn’t disagree. But there’s also a lot more. From Sports City USA to the Silicon Valley of Golf, here are 10 more things that make our city the best place to live.
We hear a lot about the 660-acre PGA Frisco campus opening next to Hollyhock in 2022, and there are more exciting developments also coming our way. From new schools to new stores, here are 6 upcoming openings that aren’t the PGA.
Opening in Hollyhock in 2022, Frisco ISD’s Buddy and Joni Minett Elementary will have a completely new design that embraces modern technology, collaborative learning and other best practices in modern childhood education.
The Frisco ISD high school opening next to Hollyhock in 2022 now has a name, Panther Creek High School. The name pays homage to the natural creek that borders the school site northeast of Teel Parkway and Dakotah Road, in Hollyhock.
“Back to normal” is the top takeaway from the 2021 housing forecast from the National Association of Realtors. In this blog, we look at how 5 local and national trends will affect homebuyers. The news is mainly positive for those who are ready to buy.
In a WalletHub study ranking America’s Best Real Estate Markets, Frisco is No. 1 in Texas and No. 3 nationwide overall. In the Affordability & Economic Environment subrankings, Frisco takes the national top spot.
A Dallas News article offers an inside look at Hollyhock’s next-door neighbor, the $520 PGA Frisco development. More than 20 new photos show the progress of what’s been called the “Silicon Valley of Golf.”
Hollyhock was the Zelaya family’s first choice when relocating to Dallas from Maryland. Not finding exactly what they needed, they settled for a home in another community. On their way to sign the contract on that home, they found a pleasant surprise that made them Hollyhock residents.
Development has continued on the new PGA of America headquarters. It’s located so close to Hollyhock, we have homesites with views of this exciting new development, which will include 45 holes of golf, parks, trails, shopping and more.
For 2020, our floorcast sees five main trends in flooring for new homes. These include realistic wood-look flooring in ceramic, laminate and other easy-care materials, along with new choices in waterproof flooring, textured looks and personalized patterns.
Describing Frisco as a “boomburb” that is quickly developing its own business ecosystem and identity distinct from Dallas, the commercial real estate firm esrp recently hosted an event at The Star in Frisco, with updates on three major projects that promise to transform the city even further.
For 2020, consumers are tiring of stark grays and looking for colors that delight the senses. Blue is the easiest possible entry point from the world of neutrals to the world of color, so maybe that’s why blues are all the rage for this year’s Color of the Year selections from leading paint companies and color experts.
Smart home technology, open floor plans and peace-of-mind warranties are just a few of the reasons new homes are better than resale ones. Add in amenities like Fields House and Fields Park, available in master-planned communities like Hollyhock, and the choice becomes obvious.
Highly regarded Frisco ISD plans to open two new schools at Hollyhock, including an elementary school and a high school campus described as the “school of tomorrow.” Here’s what we know so far about these exciting additions for Hollyhock families.
There are literally millions of twinkling lights to enjoy near Hollyhock during the holiday season. To make sure you don’t miss a thing, here’s our guide to holiday highlights in Frisco, Dallas and North Texas.
From healthy eats to decadently delicious cookies, the Mompreneurs of Hollyhock are balancing family life with their growing small businesses. See how they do it, and maybe get inspired to pursue your own passion.
People with dogs enjoy a 24% reduction for death from any cause, says a new report published in an American Heart Association journal. As a dog-loving community, with amenities like Fields Park, Hollyhock welcomes this encouraging news.
Hollyhock is proud to be home to a growing number of Mompreneurs, moms who are successfully balancing their passion for entrepreneurship with love of their families. For the final profile in our three-part series, meet cookie artist Susie Williams.
Hollyhock is proud to be home to a growing number of Mompreneurs, moms who are successfully balancing their passion for entrepreneurship with love of their families. In this series, we introduce you to three of our Mompreneurs, continuing with Tracey Carrasco, family photographer extraordinaire.
Nearly half of renters regret not buying, and even more regret not building equity. Other major regrets include no private outdoor living space, limits on pet ownership and unlikeable neighbors. These regrets are all easy fixes at Hollyhock, offering new homes priced from the high $300,000s at a time when interest rates are under 4%.
Hollyhock is proud to be home to a growing number of Mompreneurs, moms who are successfully balancing their passion for entrepreneurship with love of their families. In this series, we introduce you to three of our Mompreneurs, starting with healthy foodie Ray Bray, founder of Raynboweats.
Jillian Couture and Robert Eslinger, Jr. moved from California to Frisco to be closer to their two sons’ grandparents. After finding a new home in Hollyhock that ticked all their boxes, the family is loving the warmth of Texas’ people – and weather.
“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.
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.
“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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.