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Living In North Dallas


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to north Dallas and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in north Dallas in 2018 is like. North Dallas livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced north Dallas homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in north Dallas.


LivingNorth Dallas livability factors


Neighborhoods

A big reason living in north Dallas is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this north Dallas neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods.

Local schools

Neighborhoods in north Dallas area are served by Plano Independent School District, Dallas Independent School District, Richardson Independent School District, Highland Park Independent School District and Carrollton-Farmers Branch School District schools.

Click on this North Dallas schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all north Dallas public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Private schools located in and near the north area Dallas are identified on this park cities/north Dallas private schools page.


Recent home sales

Compared to previous year sales, on average, prices of north Dallas MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during the three months ending April 30, 2017 increased 4.8 percent ... median price of the homes sold $555,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $170,000 to $3.4 million ... average house size 3,210 square feet, average price per square foot $220.40 and average house age 40.5 years ... houses sold averaged 49 days on market ... 3.4 months average supply of homes listed for sale during month of April


Commutes

Approximately 12 miles and 12 minutes drive time without traffic from central north Dallas to the Legacy business center ... 16 miles and 19 minutes to DFW International Airport ... 12 miles and 16 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page.

Property taxes

Students living in north Dallas attend schools operated by five separate school districts. Since each of these school districts have different tax rates, north Dallas real estate property tax rates for2017 range from 2.64 percent to 2.88 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.


Moderately priced homes for sale in north Dallas

Key to understanding what living in north Dallas is like is knowing about north Dallas housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the north Dallas single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed north Dallas single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this north Dallas homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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6677 Crestway Court, Dallas, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,483 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Fantastic Opportunity. This Home Is Surrounded By Multi-million Dollar Properties. Bring Your Decorator And Turn This Magnificent Preston Hollow Home Into A Spectacular Showplace. Widower Husband Has Decided That The Home Is Just Too Big For Him A...

5609 Ridgetown Circle, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,514 SQFT
  • 20 DAYS
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Charming Melshire Estates Home With Wonderful Floorplan Offering Cheery Sunroom With Fireplace And Separate Bedroom For Guests! Wood Flooring Throughout With Skylights, Vaulted Ceiling, And Two Cozy Fireplaces. Enjoy The Spacious And Remodeled...

6323 Preston Crest Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,624 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Amazing 9 Bedroom, 5 Bath One Story--one Of A Kind. Needs Tlc But Has Great Bones. Perfect For Large Family And Guests. Close To Private Schools, Shopping, Places Of Worship

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5805 Trail Meadow Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,878 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Zero Lot Line In Sought After Park Preston. Close To Preston Royal Shopping. One Story Ranch With Grand Living Spaces And Updated Chef's Kitchen. Walls Of Energy Efficient Windows With Plantation Shutters Throughout. Hardwood Flooring. Soaring Cei...

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4325 Willow Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,317 SQFT
  • 154 DAYS
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Updated Single Story Ranch With Extraordinary Backyard Pool & Outdoor Kitchen. Framed By 4 Mature Trees, Ideal Center Hall Plan, Spilt Formal Rooms. Beamed Ceilings In Great Rm Overlooking The Bkyrd. Updated Kitchen, Granite, Ann Saks Tile, Ge Mon...

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4445 Laren Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,902 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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Spectacular Remodel From Front To Back. 3 Full Bathes. Finished To Perfection, Elements Of Style Include Refinished Red Oak Hardwood Flooring, Updated Baths And Chic Lighting.the Heart Of Any Home Is The Kitchen, With Ss Appliances, Gas Cook-top,...

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7124 Glendora Avenue, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,932 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Discover A Captivating And Light-filled Ranch Style Home Featuring A Transitional Interior Recently Updated And Expanded. Modern Details And Luxuries For Comfortable Living As Well As Entertaining Will Impress From The Moment You Walk Through The...

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4335 Shady Bend Drive, Dallas, TX - $698,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,222 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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Price To Sell! Fully Renovated Home In Preston Hollow With A Modern Makeover. Gorgeous Inside And Out With Lots Of Recent Updates. Large Windows And Skylights Supply This Open, Airy Layout With Plenty Of Natural Light. A Stylish Kitchen Flows Thro...

7791 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $695,760

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 34 DAYS
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Move-in Ready New Construction! Located In North Dallas-preston Hollow, Steps From The Northaven Trail & The Jcc. Verbena Consists Of 31 Spacious, Contemporary Green Homes. Clean Lines Of Stucco Volumes & Metal Hip Roofs Provide A Modern Design Pa...

7335 Hill Forest Drive, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,225 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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Elegant Move-in Ready, Two-story Home In The Desired Gated Lake Forest. The Master Bedroom And Master Bath Are Upstairs As Well As An Unfinished Room That Can Be Totally Finished Out For An Office, Entertainment Or Exercise Room- It Has Plumbing A...

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4207 Valley Ridge Road, Dallas, TX - $691,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,600 SQFT
  • 40 DAYS
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.46 Acre On Great Lot 105 X 195, Great Lot To Build New On Or To Remodel The Home, Multi Million Dollar Homes All Down The Street, New Construction At $300+ Per Foot Mature Oak Trees And Crepe Myrtles

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7755 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $690,240

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 695 DAYS
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Located In North Dallas-preston Hollow, Steps From The Northaven Trail & The Jcc. Verbena Consists Of 31 Spacious, Contemporary Green Homes. Clean Lines Of Stucco Volumes & Metal Hip Roofs Provide A Modern Design Paired With Comfortable Indoor & O...

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5731 Mcshann Road, Dallas, TX - $679,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,140 SQFT
  • 160 DAYS
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Absolutely Stunning Home In Prime North Dallas Location With Convenient Access To 635 And Dnt. Beautifully Renovated And Sitting On Over Half An Acre With More Than 4,000 Sq Ft, This Home Has Room For The Whole Family! Features 4 Bedrooms,2 Living...

4358 Shady Bend Drive, Dallas, TX - $679,435

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,678 SQFT
  • 75 DAYS
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Entertain Family And Friends Easily With 4 Large Open-flowing Living And Two Dining Spaces With Skylights And Vaulted Ceiling.floor To Ceiling Windows And French Doors Open To The Expansive, Lushly Landscaped Yard With Pool And Patios Also Viewed ...

Photo of Listing #13878161

11737 Welch Road, Dallas, TX - $678,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,004 SQFT
  • 20 DAYS
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Motivated Seller! Gorgeous Mid-century Architecture At It Finest With Modern, Updated Amenities. 4 Br 3 Ba Home Offers Wood Floors, Light & Bright Flowing Floorplan, Wood Beamed Ceilings, & Has Been Completed Remolded. Open Concept, Island Kitchen...


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Listing information last updated on July 19th, 2018 at 7:47pm CDT.