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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 2017 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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7755 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $699,240

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 482 DAYS
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Home For The Holidays! 4 Quick Move-in Homes Nearing Completion. 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 Hi...

7713 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,504 SQFT
  • 208 DAYS
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Home For The Holidays! 4 Quick Move-in Homes Nearing Completion. 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 Hi...

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6723 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,597 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Motivated Seller....... Bring All Offers. Property Is A Perfect Deal For A Investor And Or Builder. Owner Has Building Plans And Permit. As Is, Where Is. No Warranty. Agent To Verify All Plans, Permits, And All Due Diligence.

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4240 Glenaire Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,321 SQFT
  • 53 DAYS
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Fabulous Drive Up- Completely Renovated And Meticulously Maintained One-story Home. Vaulted Ceilings With Open Floor Plan Is Perfect For Living And Entertaining. Updates Include, Interior Paint, All New Hardwood Flooring, Complete Kitchen Renovati...

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11737 Welch Road, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,004 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Motivated Seller, Bring All Offers. Make This Newly Remodeled Ranch Style N Dallas Your New Home This Christmas. It's Completely Restored With Modern Contemporary Look. Situated Across #1 Hockaday School In Tx Which Makes It The Most Unique In Th...

7317 Fieldgate Drive, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,308 SQFT
  • 85 DAYS
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Location!! Almost Half An Acre Within The Loop! Wonderful Home On An Amazing Lot With Plenty Of Trees And Privacy. Walk To All The New Shops, Trader Joes, And Restaurants. Hard To Find- Open, One Story Floorplan. Fully Updated With Granite, Sta...

4614 Ridgeside, Dallas, TX - $690,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,874 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Updated Mid-century Modern In Quiet Neighborhood. Single Story On A Large, Fenced, Treed Lot. Vintage Front Door Welcomes You To A Wonderful Split Bedroom House. Hardwoods Added; Fresh Grey-toned Paints And Original Brass Hardware And Fixtures Thr...

7766 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $686,650

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,304 SQFT
  • 318 DAYS
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Home For The Holidays! 4 Quick Move-in Homes Nearing Completion. 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 Hi...

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6934 Royal Lane, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,547 SQFT
  • 67 DAYS
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Foyer Welcomes You To Generous And Well-appointed Formal Living & Dining Rooms With Large Windows And Richly Stained Bamboo Floors Creating A Light, Bright Feel. Gourmet Eat-in Kitchen Equipped With High-end Stainless Steel Appliances, Including A...

11248 Jamestown Road, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 3,542 SQFT
  • 31 DAYS
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Seeking Buyer To Finish The Addition & Renovation That Was Started A Few Years Ago. When Finished Out, This Home Will Be A Contemporary Beauty On A Corner Lot In Prestigious North Dallas. The Location Does Not Get Better Than This. Bring Your C...

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6449 Royalton, Dallas, TX - $659,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,524 SQFT
  • 320 DAYS
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One Of The Last Available Oversized Lots Adjacent To The Northaven Greenbelt Nature Trail. This Home Is Truly A One Of A Kind Location Perfect For A Starter Home In Preston Hollow, Mid-century Remodel, Or New Construction. Other New Builds Have So...

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6207 Lafayette Way, Dallas, TX - $659,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,446 SQFT
  • 259 DAYS
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Wonderful 4 Bedroom With Study In Prestigious Preston Crest Area. 2446 Square Feet 2.5 Bath. Treed Corner Lot Makes It Ideal For Family Living. Spacious Room Sizes. Separate Master Suite. Close To Places Of Worship And All Private Schools. Large D...

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11005 Lawnhaven Road, Dallas, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,754 SQFT
  • 110 DAYS
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Bring Your Decorator And Your Ideas To Take Advantage Of This Home And Amazing Treed Lot. Want To Start From Scratch This Lot Will Allow You To Build Your Dream Home While Enjoying The Established Trees. Home Will Be Sold As Is. Buyers And Bu...

4373 Boca Bay Drive, Dallas, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,935 SQFT
  • 70 DAYS
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Immaculate Single Story Ranch Home In North Dallas.open Floor Plan W Wood Flooring Throughout The Common Areas, Vaulted Ceilings, Gas Fireplace, Plantation Shutters & A Wet Bar In The Living Room.the Kitchen Is Made For A Cook!dbl Ovens,quartzite ...

7210 Meadow Road, Dallas, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,017 SQFT
  • 53 DAYS
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Exceptional Home With Over $200,000 In Designer Updates & Improvements With A Terrific Floor Plan. White Pearl Granite Counters Enhance The Kitchen Which Include A Gas Cooktop & Stainless Appliances. The Den Features A Vaulted Ceiling With Dramati...


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Listing information last updated on December 18th, 2017 at 12:16pm CST.