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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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6681 Crestway Court, Dallas, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,446 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Beautiful Split-level Home Tucked Away On A Cul De Sac. This Is A Perfect Lock And Leave Home With Attached Garage. Walls Of Glass Look Out To Landscaped Courtyards And A Sylvan Paradise Backyard Accessible From Both The Kitchen And The Great Room...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,624 SQFT
  • 136 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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4232 Meadowdale Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,820 SQFT
  • 49 DAYS
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Stunning Updates In This Four Bedroom Transitional One-story Home Located Near Many Of Dallas’ Finest Private Schools. Modern Concrete Walkway Leads To An Oversized Contemporary Front Door. Inside, A Gray Flagstone Entry Opens To Freshly Refinis...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,556 SQFT
  • 125 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
  • 106 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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6815 Chevy Chase Avenue, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,101 SQFT
  • 81 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...

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4535 Mendenhall Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 4,435 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Beautiful Austin Stone Home In Hockaday Manor On A Large Park-like Estate Lot. Hardwood Floors Throughout The First Floor Of The Open Living And Entertainment Areas. Stone Fireplace In Family Room With Views Of The Lush Backyard Landscape. Kitche...

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10801 Branch Oaks Circle, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,615 SQFT
  • 179 DAYS
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Wonderful Contemporary On Quiet Cul-de-sac Backing To Park. Ideal For Entertaining With Its Open Rooms, Soaring Ceilings And Excellent Light! The Chef's Kitchen Offers 6 Burner Gas Cooktop, Double Ovens, Warming Drawer, Built In Refrigerator, Isla...

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5841 Burgundy, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,156 SQFT
  • 67 DAYS
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Wonderful Opportunity To Build Your Dream Home On A Great Street In A Quiet Preston Hollow Neighborhood. This 104 X 154 Interior Lot Offers 16,461 Sq Feet Of Land Allowing For Buyer To Build To Suit. Minutes Away From Preston Royal Shopping Center...

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7109 Baxtershire Drive, Dallas, TX - $689,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,674 SQFT
  • 38 DAYS
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Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms With Two Living And Two Dining Areas On Almost .4 Acres In The Highly Sought Eudora Estates Ready For New Owners! Situated On A Beautiful Interior Treed Lot With Room For A Pool And Play Area. Gorgeous Hardwoods Thro...

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6305 Del Norte Lane, Dallas, TX - $680,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,138 SQFT
  • 78 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...

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4435 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,410 SQFT
  • 133 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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12109 Vendome Place, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,995 SQFT
  • 107 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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5943 Preston Gate Court, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,160 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Luxurious Custom Patio Home In Exclusive Preston Gate. Private Entrance. Beautiful Drive Up. Extensive Crown Moldings & Plantation Shutters. Formal Dining. Open Kitchen Featuring Furniture Style Glazed Cabinetry, Double Ovens & Gas Cooktop. Living...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,600 SQFT
  • 160 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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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 2:30am CST.