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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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4308 Glenaire Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,987 SQFT
  • 60 DAYS
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Gorgeous Well Appointed Traditional Home With An Amazing Outdoor Space For Entertaining. Country French Kitchen And Generous Formals.

6841 Greenwich Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,690 SQFT
  • 42 DAYS
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Great Lot With Amazing Trees In The Highly Sought After Preston Brook Subdivision. Very Quiet Neighborhood With Little Car Traffic. 3,700sf House Has Great Bones With Original Hardwoods And Affords The Option To Keep As Is, Remodel, Or Capitaliz...

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4211 Cedarbrush Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,183 SQFT
  • 35 DAYS
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Fantastic Opportunity To Own A Big & Spacious Home In The Withers Elem. Zone & Hockaday Neighborhood At A Great Price! This Home Boasts A Huge Living Room With A Hand Carved Indonesian Door, Vaulted Ceilings, Fireplace And Wonderful Views Of The ...

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6634 Greenwich Lane, Dallas, TX - $698,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,003 SQFT
  • 75 DAYS
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Major Price Reduction Due To Sellers Expedited Timeline! Situated On A Quiet Street, Shaded W Gorgeous Mature Trees, This Property Is Tucked Away, Yet Conveniently Located Just N Of Forest Lane And W Of Hillcrest. This Sleek, Modern Home Has Fabu...

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5731 Mcshann Road, Dallas, TX - $697,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,140 SQFT
  • 105 DAYS
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Absolutely Stunning Home In Prime North Dallas Location With Convenient Access To 635 And Dnt. Beautifully Renovated And Sitting On Over Half An Acre With More Than 4,000 Sq Ft, This Home Has Room For The Whole Family! Features 4 Bedrooms,2 Living...

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6018 Shetland Drive, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,309 SQFT
  • 105 DAYS
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This 1-story Zero Lot Is Gorgeous! Impressive Iron-glass Doors Invite You Into The Spacious Living Area Which Is Simply Beautiful - Bright & Open With Handsome Fireplace Flanked By Lit Shelves. Oversized Dining Room Is Perfect For Entertaining. Ma...

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7755 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $690,240

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 640 DAYS
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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 Hip Roofs Provide A Modern Design Paired With Comfortable Indoor & O...

7501 Malabar Lane, Dallas, TX - $689,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,964 SQFT
  • 22 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...

7766 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $688,150

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,304 SQFT
  • 476 DAYS
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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 Hip Roofs Provide A Modern Design Paired With Comfortable Indoor & O...

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6051 Del Norte, Dallas, TX - $685,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,834 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Adorable Preston Hollow Home Full Of Charm! Situated On Quiet Del Norte Lane. Updated Throughout From The Beautiful Refinished Hardwoods To The Energy Efficient Windows. Gourmet Kitchen Overlooks Patio And Backyard. Features Include Granite, Stain...

4214 Northcrest Road, Dallas, TX - $681,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,964 SQFT
  • 35 DAYS
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Warm And Inviting, One Story Home Nestled In Highly Sought After Preston Hollow Area With Two Master Suites! Spacious Living Area With Hardwoods Throughout. Enjoy Delightful Sunken Living Area With A Full Wall Of Windows Overlooking Beautiful Vint...

4358 Shady Bend Drive, Dallas, TX - $679,435

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,678 SQFT
  • 20 DAYS
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Entertain Family And Friends Easily With 4 Large Open-flowing Living And Two Dining Spaces With Skylights And Vaulted Ceiling.floor To Ceiling Windows And French Doors Open To The Expansive, Lushly Landscaped Yard With Pool And Patios Also Viewed ...

10308 Boedeker Street, Dallas, TX - $669,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,856 SQFT
  • 22 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...

7373 Blairview Drive, Dallas, TX - $665,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 2,802 SQFT
  • 63 DAYS
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Handsomely Remodeled One Story Home On Quiet Street In The Heart Of North Dallas. Light Filled With Large Windows, Doors And Recessed Lighting Throughout. Graciously Sized Rooms With Excellent Floor Plan For For Living And Entertaining. The Kitch...

Photo of Listing #13785761

11807 Jamestown Road, Dallas, TX - $655,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,950 SQFT
  • 84 DAYS
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Beautifully Remodeled Home In Highly Sought After Neighborhood. Open Concept, Formals, Family Room With Gas Log Fireplace, Kitchen With Granite, Ss Appliances, Gas Stove.large Master With Separate Shower, Tub And Dual Sinks, Access To Backyard, Ov...


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Listing information last updated on May 26th, 2018 at 3:00am CDT.