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Best Frisco Neighborhoods: What is a five-star neighborhood?

By October 9, 2022December 8th, 2022Judi's Blog
Five-Star Neighborhoods | Judi Wright Team | Frisco TX

Which are the best neighborhoods in Frisco, Texas?

Considering buying a home in Frisco, Texas? You may have noticed signs at the entrances of some neighborhoods in Frisco touting a red banner with five white stars. We have many prospective homebuyers moving to Frisco that want to know what this sign means – and how it translates into better value when buying a home.

What is a five-star neighborhood designation?

The Five Star Neighborhood Program was developed by Frisco city officials to recognize Frisco’s best neighborhoods with exceptional HOAs (Home Owners Associations) committed to developing and maintaining high-quality neighborhoods.

To achieve a Five Star Neighborhood status, the neighborhood HOA must meet specific requirements to show the HOA is promoting effective communication, management, and community involvement. The requirements are based on the following cornerstone elements:

  • Board of Directors
    The HOA must demonstrate they have a process in place to effectively recruit and develop board members, provide effective meeting reporting, and show a firm policy of enforcement regarding the HOAs covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs), articles of incorporation, and by-laws.
  • Financial HealthFrisco Five-Star Neighborhood
    The HOA must demonstrate a strong fiscal policy, which includes strategic planning, funding, and audits.
  • City Connection
    To qualify for a Five Star Neighborhood distinction, HOAs should share information with their members regarding city initiatives such as water conservation, irrigation checks, permitting, and criminal deterrence programs made available through the City of Frisco.
  • Management
    For those professionally managed HOAs, this requirement helps ensure the property management company is adequately trained and acts within the requirements for such things as penalties, late fees, and foreclosures.
  • Communication
    The communication clause of the Five Star Neighborhood Program helps ensure HOA organizations communicate effectively to the members and city staff. Specific components include effective communication through an RFP process for significant projects, distribution of HOA contact lists, and HOA newsletters made available.
  • Community Involvement
    HOAs should consistently and frequently promote social engagement within the neighborhood and participation in the City of Frisco sponsored events.

What is the value of living in a Frisco, TX, five-star neighborhood?

The best neighborhoods in Frisco achieve a Five-Star designation by exceeding the usual standards of HOAs in promoting community engagement of its residents and strengthening the relationship between the City and its neighboring communities.

So, not only are these neighborhoods protecting home values by maintaining their neighborhood common areas and amenities, but they are also going the extra mile to promote safety and social engagement for all residents.

When looking for the best neighborhoods in Frisco to buy your next home, Frisco’s Five-Star Neighborhood Program helps ensure you’ll find the “Best” community that is safe, socially engaged, and maintained to the highest standards

Which neighborhoods in Frisco, TX, are rated as five-star neighborhoods?

The best neighborhoods in Frisco, Texas, that have HOAs recognized with the Five Star Neighborhood designation total 49 at the time of this article. Here’s a quick list below, plus a neighborhood reference map showing all areas having easy access to the North Dallas Tollway. You can also check the Frisco website for more information and view the complete HOA directory.

*Designates Five-Star Gold

Northwest Frisco, TX

Northeast Frisco, TX

  • Avondale
  • Creekside at Preston
  • Crown Ridge*
  • Dominion at Panther Creek
  • Independence Estates
  • Latera
  • Miramonte*
  • Panther Creek Estates*
  • Ridgeview at Panther Creek
  • Sorano Estates
  • Stonelake Estates West
  • Villages at Willow Bay
Best Frisco Neighborhoods Map

Southwest Frisco, TX

Southeast Frisco, TX

Central Frisco, TX

Let us show you the Best Frisco Neighborhoods

Moving to Frisco and looking for the perfect neighborhood to buy your next home? Call us at 214-597-2985 anytime – we’d love to show you all the best neighborhoods in Frisco!


About the Judi Wright Team

Judi Wright/The Judi Wright Team is a real estate group specializing in the suburbs of Frisco, Plano, and surrounding areas. Named the “Best Realtor in Dallas” by D Magazine 16 times and a Five Star Realtor with Texas Monthly 11 timesJudi is also a Company-Wide Top Performer with Ebby Halliday, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate.

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