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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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7323 Hill Forest Drive, Dallas, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,527 SQFT
  • 181 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....

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,650 SQFT
  • 13 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...

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4333 Boca Bay Drive, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,406 SQFT
  • 338 DAYS
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*seller Will Provide 1% For Buyers To Buy Down Their Mortgate Rate Location Location Location…. Minutes From The Tollway And Lbj…walk Through The Front Door And You Are Guaranteed The “wow” Factor! Float From Room To Room In This Totally Open ...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,556 SQFT
  • 190 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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4207 Melissa Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,181 SQFT
  • 107 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...

6323 Preston Crest Lane, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,624 SQFT
  • 17 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

5605 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,331 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Outstanding Home Rebuilt From The Studs Up In Desirable Preston Royal Area. Welcome To Your Home W Sleek Open Floor Plan And Custom Finishouts. Glamorous Kitchen Boasts Quartz Counters, Modern Cabinets, Ss Appliance Incl Double Oven And Supersiz...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,210 SQFT
  • 15 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...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,674 SQFT
  • 103 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...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,950 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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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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4435 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,410 SQFT
  • 198 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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6815 Chevy Chase Avenue, Dallas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,101 SQFT
  • 146 DAYS
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One Of The Best Values In Preston Hollow! Updated Ranch-style Home Steps Away From Preston Hollow Park. 3 Bd, 2.1 Ba, 2 La, Formal Dining, Laundry Room, Detached 2-car Garage With A Bonus Room For Office Or Storage. Kitchen Features Granite Count...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,600 SQFT
  • 225 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

5731 Mcshann Road, Dallas, TX - $669,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,140 SQFT
  • 84 DAYS
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Late 60's Modern On Over Half-acre. Priced Below Appraised Value! Easy Access To 635 & Toll. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Living And 2 Dining Areas With A Bonus Room That Can Be Used As A 5th Bedroom Or Game Room. Natural Light Throughout. Master Bedroom Has Ori...

10710 Royal Park Drive, Dallas, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,446 SQFT
  • 264 DAYS
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You'll Fall In Love With This Spacious Executive Home Located In One Of Dallas' Most Exquisite Neighborhoods!! This Beautiful Home Estate Is Situated On A Large Cul De Sac Lot At The End Of A Tree-lined Street. This Property Boasts Spacious Rooms ...


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Listing information last updated on January 20th, 2019 at 4:45pm CST.