Buy Homes in Plano, Texas

On this page are searches in the great city of Plano, TX. Hello, my name is Sherien Joyner, Realtor, GRI, and live in Carrollton, Texas. I work in the North Dallas area so of course Plano Texas, whose motto is “City f Excellence”, is a place I know and love. 

I have put together a list of popular home searches for Plano, Texas. Just click on the links below and you will be taken to my IDX. There you can see all the houses that are currently on the market based on each of the search criteria. 

I wrote this article titled ‘Is Plano, Texas a Good Place to Live?‘ that can illuminate why so many people lovingly call Plano their home. 

Feel free to look around and mark any home you may be interested in. Also, if you are looking to search the entire Dallas metroplex or new housing, just click on either of the buttons below.

I have put together a comprehensive home buyer’s guide just for you. 

The Plano Community

Plano, Texas is a vibrant community with numerous highlights. From its top-rated schools and family-friendly neighborhoods to its buzzing downtown area and diverse culinary scene, there is always something to explore and enjoy in this welcoming city.

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Plano, Texas Median Listing Home price


Cost of housing in Plano, Texas

The cost of housing in Plano, Texas is 21% higher than the national average.

The median home price in Plano is $419,176 and the median rent for an apartment is $1,313 per month.

The average monthly rent in Plano is $1,803, while the median listing home price in Plano was $564K in July 2023.

The median listing home price per square foot was $227. Plano’s cost of living is 12% higher than the national average, with an average cost of living in Plano of $2403.

Additionally, it’s important to note that Plano is in the top 7% of the most expensive cities in the world.

Cost of renting in Plano, Texas

The average rent for apartments and homes in Plano, Texas varies based on factors such as size, location, and quality.

For a studio apartment, the average rent is $1,307 per month.

For a one-bedroom apartment, it is $1,601, and for a two-bedroom apartment, it is $2,182.

The average single-family home rent is around $3,288 per month. Plano is the 22nd most expensive large city in the U.S., and the cost of living is 12% higher than the national average.

Plano Home/Apartment Rental SizeMonthly Cost
1 Bedroom$1,443
2 Bedroom$1,973
3 Bedroom$2,500
4 Bedroom$2,900

As a Realtor, GRI, I am here to help you navigate the complex world of financing options for your dream home. Let’s make sure you have the necessary resources to secure the best financing option tailored to your needs. Together, we’ll make your home buying journey as smooth as possible.

Plano, Texas Property Taxes

The Collin County Tax Assessor and Collector handles the billing and collection of taxes for the City of Plano.

If you want to know their hours of operation and contact information, kindly check out the Collin County Tax Assessor website. For more information on Denton County taxes, please visit the Denton County Tax Assessor website.

Taxes and Descriptions

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The best part is that there’s no personal or corporate income tax, making it even more appealing. Plus, the low-cost business environment has made Texas the nation’s leader for job and population growth.

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Tax Description
IncomeThere is no personal or corporate income tax in Texas.
Franchise0.75% of margin for most taxable entities or
0.375% for entities primarily engaged in retail or wholesale trade
0.331% for entities with $20 million or less in total revenue
Tax does not apply to sole proprietorships, general partnerships with individual owners, nonprofits or other specific entities
PropertyAd valorem tax rate FY 2022-2023 per $100 of assessed value
City of Plano: 0.4176
Collin County: 0.1524
Plano ISD: 1.2598
Collin County Community College: 0.0812
Total: $1.9110

Please find tax rates and exemption information for Collin County and Denton County on the respective Appraisal District websites.

Assuming General Homestead Exemptions were taken, the following are the applicable percentages for each jurisdiction in 2022-2023:

City of Plano at 20%, Collin County at greater of $5,000 or 5%, Collin County Community College District at greater of $5,000 or 1%, and Plano Independent School District at $40,000, based on the 2022 Average Home Value.

Sales and Use Tax:

  • State of Texas: 6.25%
  • City of Plano: 1%
  • Dallas Area Rapid Transit: 1%

Total: 8.25%

City/CountyProperty Tax Rate
Plano/Collin County0.465000
Plano/Denton County0.417600
The Colony/Denton County0.645000
Lewisville/Denton County0.443301
Lewisville/Dallas County0.443301
Frisco/Collin County 0.446600
Frisco/Denton County0.446600
Allen/Collin County0.421200
McKinney/Collin County0.457485
Carrollton/Collin County0.562500
Carrollton/Dallas County0.562500
Carrollton/Denton County0.562500

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Plano City Parks

Did you know that Plano boasts of 142 parks that add up to more than 4,500 acres? 

Amazingly, almost 80% of the residents live within a 10-minute radius from one of these parks! With a median park size that’s more than double the national average at 14 acres, Plano’s park system ranks No. 1 in Texas! 

If you’re wondering how that is possible, the Trust for Public Land’s latest ParkScore index has you covered. 

The annual report compares park systems in the 100 most populous cities and ranks Plano at 16th nationally based on five exciting characteristics: acreage, access, investment, amenities, and equity. 

So, isn’t it time to grab some sunscreen, a picnic blanket, and discover what all the buzz is about?

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