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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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7131 Meadow Road, Dallas, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,060 SQFT
  • 292 DAYS
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Wow! Extensively Remodeled Modern Ranch Framed By Majestic Trees & Designed For Indoor & Outdoor Living. Arrive To Landscaped Courtyard & Custom Front Door, You'll Enjoy 5 Inch Oak Flooring, Custom Hickory Floating Staircase, Rift-cut White Oak Ki...

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6815 Chevy Chase Avenue, Dallas, TX - $699,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,101 SQFT
  • 96 DAYS
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Nestled Beautifully Amongst Lush Landscaping, This Thoughtfully Updated Home Features A Desired Single-story Layout And Tons Of Upgrades! Highlights Include: Nuvo Sound System W Speakers, Oversized 2 Car Garage W Storage Room, 2 Living Areas, A Fo...

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4863 Allencrest Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,346 SQFT
  • 82 DAYS
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Lots Of Love And Care Has Been Put Into This Home Over The Years And It Shows. Open Concept With A Wall Of Windows Overlooking The Large Backyard And Landscaped Pool Area. Saltwater Pool Re-plastered In 2016. Granite, Custom Cabinets, And High-end...

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11618 Valleydale Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,194 SQFT
  • 132 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...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 358 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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4205 Manning Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,150 SQFT
  • 117 DAYS
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Best Value In Prestigious Tree Lined Preston Hollow. Spacious 3,150sf On Over ½ Acre Corner Lot Has Beautiful Finish Outs. Relax In Large Master Suite With Huge Walk In Closet. 2nd Master Great For In-law Suite Or Nanny’s Quarters. Watch Kids & Pe...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,504 SQFT
  • 84 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 & ...

Photo of Listing #13632212

16 Royal Way, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,614 SQFT
  • 54 DAYS
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Motivated Sellers! Contemporary Yet Traditional One Story Home Located In North Dallas, With Easy Access To The Dnt! This Spacious Home Offers 3 Beds, 4.5 Baths, 2 Dining Rooms, 2 Living Rooms, With A Lush But Low Maintainece Back Yard, Which Feat...

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5927 Bonnard Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,537 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Lovely Garden Home Located In Desirable Painters Streets Known As Preston Meadows. Home Offers 3 Bedrooms 3 Baths. Huge Living Spaces With Wet Bar And Gourmet Kitchen With Gas Stove Perfect For Entertaining. Master Downstairs With Two Closets, S...

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4373 Boca Bay Drive, Dallas, TX - $698,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,935 SQFT
  • 73 DAYS
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Energy Updates:replaced Windows,max.insulation,radiant Barrier.spectacular Backyard. Botanical Gardens,huge Pool & Waterfall Spa,cabana, 4 Ponds With Water Falls,covered 15x21 Flagstone Floor Outdoor Living Room.builtin Grills. French Doors,planta...

7126 Chipperton Drive, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,551 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Beautiful Drive-up With A Canopy Of Trees & Choice Location On Quiet Street In The Windsor Park Neighborhood Of Preston Hollow. Home Has Been Lovingly & Meticulously Maintained Through The Years By This Second Owner! Lots Of Natural Light! Desirab...

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7107 Briarmeadow Drive, Dallas, TX - $689,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 3,342 SQFT
  • 37 DAYS
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$5,000.00 Credit To Buyers' Closing Costs If Home Closed By Sept 15, 2017. Charming Updated Light And Bright Home On A Beautiful Corner Lot. Home Features Hand Scraped Wood Flooring From The Entry To The Formal Living,dining, Kitchen, Breakfast Ar...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,304 SQFT
  • 194 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...

4824 Willow Lane, Dallas, TX - $685,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,238 SQFT
  • 60 DAYS
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Great Location Close To 635, Dallas North Tollroad, Galleria And Private School Corridor. Pretty Treed Front Yard With Circular Drive. Recent Updates. Flexible Floor Plan With 4 Living Areas And Split Bedrooms. Huge Pool Sized Backyard. 100 X 170 ...

Photo of Listing #13642484

4356 Mill Creek Road, Dallas, TX - $685,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,900 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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Completely Renovated Preston Hollow Ranch Home On A Large, Manicured Lot. Bright, Open Floor Plan Features 4 Spacious Bedrooms And 3 Full Baths; Split 4th Bedroom Is Ideal For Teen, Grandparents Or Office. With 2 Living Areas, 2 Dining Areas And...


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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2017 at 2:31pm CDT.