Why East Plano?

Reasons to Live in East Plano

East Plano is one of the premier suburban communities of Dallas-Fort Worth. The many neighborhoods of East Plano boast some of the highest safety ratings in the Metroplex, not to mention an endless variety of restaurants, shopping, outdoor destinations and cultural attractions. This makes it a desirable place to live for families, retirees and even young couples just starting out.

Plus, East Plano is a competitively priced market. That means real value-for-money to the prospective buyer. Explore more reasons to live in East Plano:

An Investment in Your Children’s Future

Dooley Elementary Plano, TXThe Plano Independent School District is renowned nationwide for the quality of its teachers and facilities. Families move to East Plano to find the best real estate value within this award-winning education system. Additionally, the International Baccalaureate program (IB) is only offered at Plano East Senior High School (PESH).

A Place to Build Your Career

Many of DFW’s largest and most respected employers are located within 15 minutes of East Plano. These include Alcatel-Lucent, Bank of America, JC Penney, Perot Systems, EDS, Frito-Lay, Texas Instruments and the many tech companies along the Telecom corridor. East Plano residents also enjoy an easy drive to McKinney, Richardson, Garland, Frisco and downtown Dallas.

Continue Your Education

Residents of East Plano have a number of quality continuing education institutions close at hand. Collin County Community College (“Quad C”), located in the heart of East Plano, offers dozens of professional certification courses and continuing education programs. Credits earned may transfer to one of North Texas’ esteemed colleges and universities:

  • Texas Women’s University
  • University of North Texas
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Texas A&M Commerce
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Austin College and Baylor University

A Fun Place to Be

East Plano is more than a place to live. It’s a place to have a life! All of your shopping, dining and entertainment needs can be satisfied within minutes of your home, and there’s always something new and exciting to discover.

East Plano benefits from successful public planning. Couples and families love to relax outdoors at Bob Woodruff Park, Haggard Park, Oakpoint Nature Reserve or at their local neighborhood park. East Plano also has miles of biking and jogging trails to explore, youth and adult sports programs, and state-of-the-art recreation facilities. Fun East Plano festivals include: the Plano Balloon Festival, Plano International Festival, Patriotic Pops on July 4 and the Plano Children’s Christmas Parade.

Convenient Mass Transit Connections

East Plano is the north hub of the DART Rail Red Line, located at Parker Road Station. This fast and inexpensive rail will get you to downtown Dallas in 30 minutes, avoiding the traffic and parking hassles. You can also use the DART Rail to visit the Dallas Zoo, Deep Ellum, Victory Park or Fair Park.

Are you looking for something specific in the community you choose to live? We’re happy to consult with you on whether East Plano is right for you? Contact East Plano Homes.