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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 for2016 range from 2.59 percent to 2.83 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2016 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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4310 Echo Glen Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,074 SQFT
  • 49 DAYS
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Outstanding Preston Hollow Ranch Completely Renovated In 2017 W The Highest Of Quality Design & Finishes.striking Entry Way W Views To The Backyard And Access To Private Study & Formal Dining.breathtaking Open Living & Kitchen Space Defined W An I...

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10308 Boedeker Street, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,856 SQFT
  • 124 DAYS
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Beautifully Updated Home With Abundant Natural Light. Finished To Perfection, Elements Of Style Include New Wood Floors, Modernized Baths And Chic Lighting. The Heart Of Any Home Is The Kitchen, A Culinary Space Complete With Brand New Ss Applianc...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 421 DAYS
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Now Pre-selling Psw Homes Newest Community, Verbena. Located In North Dallas Just Steps From The Northaven Trail & The Jcc, Verbena Will Consist Of 31 Spacious, Contemporary Green Homes. Clean Lines Of Stucco Volumes & Metal Hip Roofs Provide A Mo...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,504 SQFT
  • 147 DAYS
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Only 4 Popular C-plans Still Available At Psw's Homes Newest Community, Verbena. Located In North Dallas Just Steps From The Northaven Trail & The Jcc, Verbena Will Consist Of 31 Spacious, Contemporary Green Homes. Clean Lines Of Stucco Volumes & ...

6902 Northwood Road, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,666 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Beautiful Traditional On A Large, Corner Lot In Windsor Place! 3 Bedrooms And 3.5 Bathrooms With 2 Living Areas, Office, And Bonus Room With Private Bedroom And Bathroom. Features Include Wet Bar, Oversized Master, And Gourmet Kitchen With Breakfa...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,304 SQFT
  • 257 DAYS
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Now Pre-selling Psw Homes Newest Community, Verbena. Located In North Dallas Just Steps From The Northaven Trail & The Jcc, Verbena Will Consist Of 31 Spacious, Contemporary Green Homes. Clean Lines Of Stucco Volumes & Metal Hip Roofs Provide A Mo...

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7210 Meadow Road, Dallas, TX - $685,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,015 SQFT
  • 90 DAYS
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Elegantly Renovated Inside And Out, This Beauty Showcases Incredible Style & Luxurious Finish Outs. Versatile Floor Plan With A Great Flow, Centers Around The Gorgeous Outdoor Space. Kitchen Features A Center Island With White Pearl Granite Counte...

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4455 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX - $679,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,154 SQFT
  • 19 DAYS
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Centrally Located In The Hockaday Nbh W Access To Dt And Shopping. Recent Wood Fls, Windows, Plt Shuts, Tankless H20, Whole-home Air Filtration, Hvac, Lg Built-in Pantry, Mroom, Pool Equipt And Finishes. Split Formals, Office Nook Off The Kitch...

4231 Southcrest Road, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 2,144 SQFT
  • 134 DAYS
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Amazing Opportunity To Build In The Rapidly Developing Lyndhurst Subdivision. Trees Are Nicely Placed On The Lot. Pool Is Approximately 13 Years Old And Is Placed At The Back Of The Property Along The Fence Line. Survey Is Available. Property I...

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11618 Valleydale Drive, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,194 SQFT
  • 195 DAYS
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Completely Updated Home On Half Acre Lot In Janmar. Amazing Updates Abound. Walls Removed To Create Open Floor Plan. Kitchen Opened Up To Living Areas. 15 Foot Ceilings In Living Areas Create Light, Bright, And Open Feel. Master Suite Is A True Re...

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4863 Allencrest Lane, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,376 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Trad'l Home On Overszd Lot W-pool Is Ready For Your Decorating Ideas. Established Lndscpng & Circular Drive Welcome You As You Arrive.each Room Is Spacious Giving Everyone Plenty Of Room To Enjoy Their Individual Spaces.kitchen Boasts Custom Cabin...

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6449 Royalton, Dallas, TX - $659,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,524 SQFT
  • 259 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
  • 198 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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4546 Harvest Hill Road, Dallas, TX - $652,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,999 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Impeccable 1 Story Home! Great Location, Remodeled & Tastefully Updated! Open Floorplan. Family Rm W-vaulted Ceiling & Fireplace Opens To Breakfast Area & Kitchen. The Home Features:large Master Suite W-poolview, Guest-mother In Law Suite W-separa...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,754 SQFT
  • 49 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...


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Listing information last updated on October 19th, 2017 at 2:00am CDT.