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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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4815 Myerwood Lane, Dallas, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,050 SQFT
  • 101 DAYS
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Charming Traditional Home On Quiet Street, With Lots Of Storage And Quality Finishes Throughout. Oversized Master Suite With Large Closet And Bath. Hardwood Floors In Common Areas, Carpet In Bedrooms. Mature Landscaping With Large Flagstone Patios...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,624 SQFT
  • 84 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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4435 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,410 SQFT
  • 81 DAYS
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Exterior Beautiful Mature Trees Artificial Grass & River Rocks - Front Yard. New Paint & Gutters Custom Auto Exterior Lighting Built Into Soffits Custom Cedar Accents & Shutters Custom Grey Tiled Walkway New Mailbox W Lock Fence - Excellent Condit...

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4334 Boca Bay Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,556 SQFT
  • 73 DAYS
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This Beautiful Ranch Style Home Won't Last Long! This Home Features A Split 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath - 3 Large Living Areas With High Ceilings And Tons Of Natural Light! Formal Living And Dining. Large Chefs Kitchen With Ss Kitchen Aid Appliance, 6 B...

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4526 College Park Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,207 SQFT
  • 54 DAYS
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Make An Offer, Motivated Seller And Priced To Sell! Beautifully Updated Home In Hockaday Square With Custom Cabinets, Quartz Countertops, Ss Appliances, And Perfect For Entertaining. The Home Features A Master Bedroom With Two Closets, Two Additio...

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7628 Meadow Road, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,997 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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Major Renovations... With An Open & Expanded Floorplan!this Beautiful Home Is Located In The Well Sought After Meadows Subdivision Which Feeds Into Preston Hollow Elementary And Hillcrest High School.wood-look Tile And Carpet Throughout Entire Hom...

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6815 Chevy Chase Avenue, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,101 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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Updated Ranch-style Home Near Preston Hollow Park. 3 Bd, 2.1 Ba, 2 La, Formal Dining (not Pictured), Laundry Room, Detached 2-car Garage With Office Or Storage Room. Kitchen Features Granite Counters, Kitchenaid Ssl Appliances And Overlooks Living...

6305 Del Norte Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,138 SQFT
  • 26 DAYS
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Located On A Beautiful, Treed Lot In The Heart Of Preston Hollow, This Lovely 3 Bd One Story Home Features Wonderful Natural Light, An Open Floor Plan, & Pretty Hardwoods Throughout. Open Formal Living & Dining Spaces With A Fp Welcome You Inside...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,225 SQFT
  • 97 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...

26 Royal Way, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,180 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Drive Down A Quiet, Serene Tree-lined Street To This Hard-to-find Single Story Traditional Home In The Popular Royal Way Zero Lot Neighborhood. This Impressive Home Has 4180 Sq.ft. (per Appraiser), 3 Bedrooms, 4.1 Baths, 3 Living Areas (including...

12109 Vendome Place, Dallas, TX - $689,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,995 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Coveted Parc Du Lac Neighborhood With 3 Bed, 3 Bath, Oversized 2 Car Garage, Pool And Spa. Convenient Area Of N. Dallas Near Cooper Center. Wonderful Retail And Restaurants. This Floor Plan Offers An Open Living And Dining With 20ft Ceilings, L...

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6404 Park Lane, Dallas, TX - $684,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,172 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Lovely Preston Hollow One Story Home Waiting For You To Make It Your Own! Located On Prime Corner Lot, Large Grassy Yard With Several Large Trees. Gorgeous Original Hardwood Floors Have Been Refinished, Windows Replaced And Plantation Shutters Thr...

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7501 Malabar Lane, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,964 SQFT
  • 145 DAYS
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Amazing Opportunity For This Estate Property In The Heart Of North Dallas. Highly Desirable 110x150 Corner Lot With Large Trees, Circle Drive And Rear Entry Attached Garage. Excellent Location Near Private Schools, Shopping Destinations, Northpar...

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4207 Valley Ridge Road, Dallas, TX - $674,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,600 SQFT
  • 108 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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7791 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $670,760

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 102 DAYS
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Limited Time - End Of Summer Promotion Price! 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 Volume...


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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2018 at 3:31pm CDT.