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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 2019 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.


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 2.91 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 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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7323 Hill Forest Drive, Dallas, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,527 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Location! Stunning Updated Custom In Prestigious Gated Lake Forest! Amazing Details Include Designer Colors, Hand Scraped Hardwoods, Beamed Ceiling & High-end Fixtures. Updated Island Kitchen Has Rich Quartz Counters, Ss Appliances & Gas Cook Top....

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7233 Helsem Bend, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,370 SQFT
  • 145 DAYS
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Exquisite! Extensive Remodel On This Lovely Home Fantastic Floorplan, Conveniently Located In Highly Regarded Waterford On The Park! All Living Areas & Master Down, Only 2 Bedrooms & One Bath Up! Eleven Foot Ceilings! Kitchen Offers Cherry Wood Ca...

4910 Heatherbrook Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,650 SQFT
  • 73 DAYS
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Private School Corridor & Walking Distance To Jesuit & St. Rita! On A Cul De Sac Street & Situated On A 125x130 Lot W Majestic Trees, This Is A Great Opportunity For Buyers To Make This Their Own! Interior Paint Throughout Just Completed! Remode...

6516 Greenwich Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,886 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Meticulously Cared-for Single Owner Home In Convenient North Dallas Location. Spacious 4 Bedroom Floor Plan (could Easily Flex To Five Bedrooms) On One Story. Oversized Living Room With Vaulted Ceilings Features Wall Of Windows Overlooking Back Ya...

6035 Boca Raton Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,822 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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House Has Not Been Lived In In 30-40 Yrs; House & Lot Sold As-is, Where-is; Owners Will Not Fix Anything; Sellers Do Not Have Any Knowledge About The Existing Condition Other Than A New Roof & Garage Door Were Replaced On The Home In 2017; All Rea...

6553 Lafayette Way, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,842 SQFT
  • 50 DAYS
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One Of A Kind Heavily Treed, No Garbage Alley ! Creek Lot With Small Rental House - To Be Sold At Lot Value - Currently Leased On A Month To Month. This Outstanding Build Site Has It All! Creek, Deep Lot With Livable Income Bearing Lease House Wh...

7225 Stonetrail Drive, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,210 SQFT
  • 75 DAYS
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Mid Century Modern With A Wonderful Open Floor Plan That Lives Out To The Covered Back Patio And Pool That Was Redone This Summer! Master And Guest Living Quarters Also Have Sliding Glass Doors To The Outdoor Living. This Open Layout Lends Itsel...

7719 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $691,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,565 SQFT
  • 34 DAYS
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Brand New Plan E! Only 2 Available - Starting Construction This Spring. Spacious Master Suite On Ground Floor & Large Open Concept Living-kitchen-dining With Soaring Ceilings. Secondary Living Room Upstairs & Private Office Or Den. Located In Nort...

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7037 Joyce Way, Dallas, TX - $690,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,879 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Recently Renovated 1 Story Ranch, In Heart Of Preston Hollow. Open Floorplan With Large La, Dr, Gourmet Kitchen And Wet Bar Overlooks Pool And Patio. Perfect For Entertaining! Kitchen Has Custom Cabinets, Warming Drawer, Ss Gas Range, Island, Gra...

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6739 Greenwich Lane, Dallas, TX - $689,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,714 SQFT
  • 75 DAYS
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Remodeled One Story With Open Layout! Window Wall Overlooks Lush Private Backyard And Large Patio. 7 Mature Live Oak Trees Provide Natural Canopy Over .4 Acre Lot. Gorgeous Refinished Wood Floors. Upgraded Cabinetry, Granite Counters, 6 Burner Gas...

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4207 Melissa Lane, Dallas, TX - $687,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,181 SQFT
  • 167 DAYS
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Fabulous Location In The Private School Corridor! Oversized Treed Lot With Pool And Yard. Electric Gate Opens To Alley. Updated Kitchen Opens To Family Room And Has Viking Range, Double Ovens And Sub-zero. Game Room With Wall Of Windows To The Bac...

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5802 Over Downs Drive, Dallas, TX - $685,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,950 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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This Single-story Garden Home Is Located On The Creek In The Heart Of Preston Hollow, Near St. Marks School And Preston Royal Shopping Center. House Boasts Large Rooms With High Ceilings, A Gas Fireplace, Wet Bar And Covered Patio With Fountain An...

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10316 Boedeker Street, Dallas, TX - $684,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,336 SQFT
  • 44 DAYS
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Best Buy In Crest Meadow Estates! Recently Renovated 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home With 2 Dining Areas, Seating Island And Large Living Area. This Home Boasts An Open Floor Plan With Light And Bright Kitchen, Family Room And Dining Area. Large Backyard W...

7744 Verbena Court, Dallas, TX - $683,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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Limited Time - Promotional Price! Move-in Ready New Construction! Located In North Dallas-preston Hollow, Steps From The Northaven Trail. Verbena Consists Of 31 Spacious, Contemporary Green Homes. Clean Lines Of Stucco Volumes & Metal Hip Roofs Pr...

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4334 Boca Bay Drive, Dallas, TX - $679,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,556 SQFT
  • 250 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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Listing information last updated on March 21st, 2019 at 11:15pm CDT.