The Colony

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Prior to 1969, The Colony did not exist. Initially founded by a couple of local home developers who purchased most of the land that would become The Colony around Hwy 121, the city was actually modeled after Dallas. Located near Lake Lewisville just 30 minutes from Dallas, The Colony was originally planned to be a development consisting primarily of single-family homes. While the planning stages of The Colony began in 1969 as mentioned earlier, the city was not officially incorporated until 1977. Because The Colony had existed before it was incorporated, the definite article was kept in the city name moving forward. Diving deeper into The Colony’s history, the small lakeside community of Eastvale merged with the relatively new community of The Colony in 1987. If you’re into lakefront living, The Colony neighborhood, The Tribute is perfectly situated along Lake Lewisville.

Throughout the years, The Colony has expanded to include numerous well-respected and attractive communities. Amid the development, The Colony has prided itself on continuing to value the things that have always played a role in how well received the city is. As any resident of The Colony would tell you, the city is all about community involvement, such as volunteering and helping one another out on a daily basis. Beyond that, The Colony is highly regarded for its captivating tree-lined streets and quiet atmosphere. The Colony also features miles of trails and greenbelts, both of which offer a range of different opportunities for outdoor recreation. To date, The Colony has been named both a Tree City USA and a Playful City USA.

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Over the last 30 years, The Colony has expanded in a huge way, both by population and diversity. To prove our point, the population of The Colony in 1980 was just over 11,000, whereas it surpassed 40,000 in 2014. This is one of the main reasons why The Cheney Group believes in The Colony’s real estate market. As more corporations move into the area (Pizza Hut’s corporate headquarters are located here, for example), we expect to say the economy continues to boom, which will in turn support the housing market. Realtors at The Cheney Group not only know and love The Colony and its surrounding cities, but we think it is one of the top places to live in North Texas. Founded in 2003 by Jeff Cheney, The Cheney Group has worked hard to become one of the top real estate firms in Texas. Our low-pressure attitude and commitment to listening to each and every one of our clients, determining what their exact needs are, are just a couple of things that set us apart from the rest. All of our Realtors work hard to help our clients and make sure they are making the right decisions for them and their families. To learn more about The Colony and how The Cheney Group may be able to help you find your dream home within this picturesque community, give us a call today.

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