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Located in north Texas, Dallas is the third largest city in the state and the larger part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Dallas is known for its well-developed and high-tech economy, beautiful spring flowers, and its sophisticated arts and culture scene.

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Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.3M
Lowest Price $400K
Highest Price $35M
Total Listings 1,304
Avg. Price/SQFT $375

Property Types (active listings)

Dallas Area Information

Dallas is situated in a flat, open landscape characteristic of northern Texas, next to the Trinity River. There are also many large lakes within the metro area, like Grapevine Lake, Lewisville Lake, Lavon Lake, Lake Ray Hubbard, and Mountain Creek Lake.

Dallas is connected to Austin in the south via the Interstate 35, a trip that takes approximately 3 hours. San Antonio is another hours drive south of that. Houston Texas is also 3 hours away to the southeast. A number of major transport routes converge on Dallas, including the I-30, I-20, I-45, and I-635.

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is only 20 minutes northwest of the city core and is a major international airport.

Dallas Real Estate

As a vibrant and advanced city with a deep history, Dallas has a range of real estate options on offer.

The suburbs of Dallas are filled with mid-century single family homes. Many of these are laid out in classic ranch style - a cross-gabled single-level under a low-hipped roof and stretched across a wide property. Other variations include garrison or split-level designs, with red brick and white facing, simple porticos, and shuttered windows, among other minimal-traditional details.

The lucky few will be able to find some authentic mid-century modern homes, complete with long sloping A-frames, clerestory windows, extended roof supports, and open-plan interiors.

More contemporary homes display a mix of revival Texas farmhouse styles. Here you can see pale sandstone exteriors, sheet metal roofs, wide front porches, and other rustic or barn-reno details.

One focus on Dallas homes for sale is the materials and textures. Granite, steel, rough-hewn stone, and hardwood floors are the order of the day in these well-finished homes.

Clean, light interiors and wide-open exteriors are the norm. Moving further towards the city core, properties understandably become slimmer, and the homes more modern in their design. Sleek angular masses and unadorned windows are the standard here, along with the best in modern and luxurious appliances and fittings.


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Dallas, Texas Attractions & Highlights

As a large, modern metro, Dallas has all the urban conveniences and amenities you might expect. But Dallas really goes above and beyond, establishing and fostering one of the premier art scenes in the country, world-class parks and recreation, and an exciting and innovative economy that’s brimming with opportunity.

For those who love the outdoors, Dallas has more than 400 parks covering around 21,000 acres. These contain 17 lakes, miles of multi-use trails, almost 50 community centers, along with hundreds of sporting facilities.

Six public golf courses are also included among these high-quality recreation venues, as well as the largest zoo in Texas, Dallas Zoo, which opened in 1888. Dallas’ reputation as a center of arts and culture has already been mentioned. Some notable sites include:

  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
  • Nasher Sculpture Center
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • The Winspear Opera House
  • Moody Performance Hall

Living in Dallas you can attend shows and events at these locations. There is also an abundance of job opportunities, and sports teams like the Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks.

Best Suburbs of Dallas:

Highland Park

Frisco

Plano

Lucas

University Park

Allen

McKinney

Prosper

Celina

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5411 Surrey Circle, Dallas

$24,500,000

5411 Surrey Circle, Dallas

8 Beds 8.2 Baths 15,918 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20027926

Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l

5020 Elm Hollow Drive, Dallas

$19,500,000

5020 Elm Hollow Drive, Dallas

6 Beds 7.4 Baths 16,425 SqFt Residential MLS® # 14671375

Dave Perry Miller Real Estate

9727 Audubon Place, Dallas

$18,900,000

9727 Audubon Place, Dallas

7 Beds 10.4 Baths 18,769 SqFt Residential MLS® # 14674851

Ebby Halliday, REALTORS

5531 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas

$15,995,000

5531 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas

5 Beds 8.2 Baths 10,577 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20071239

Compass RE Texas, LLC.

1747 Leonard Street 2701, Dallas

$15,000,000

1747 Leonard Street 2701, Dallas

4 Beds 4.2 Baths 11,115 SqFt Residential MLS® # 14752538

Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l

9520 Hathaway Street, Dallas

$14,900,000

↓ $600,000

9520 Hathaway Street, Dallas

9 Beds 12.1 Baths 16,001 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20011790

Allie Beth Allman & Assoc.

4646 Cherokee Trail, Dallas

$11,999,000

4646 Cherokee Trail, Dallas

5 Beds 5.1 Baths 7,566 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20083880

Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l

5414 Edlen Drive, Dallas

$11,995,000

5414 Edlen Drive, Dallas

6 Beds 7.3 Baths 12,096 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20027565

Compass RE Texas, LLC.

10333 Woodford Drive, Dallas

$9,995,000

10333 Woodford Drive, Dallas

6 Beds 8.2 Baths 12,379 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20066326

Dave Perry Miller Real Estate

6740 Northaven Road, Dallas

$9,500,000

6740 Northaven Road, Dallas

6 Beds 6.2 Baths 11,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20062897

Compass RE Texas, LLC.

5335 Meaders Lane, Dallas

$9,135,000

↓ $615,000

5335 Meaders Lane, Dallas

5 Beds 6.2 Baths 12,612 SqFt Residential MLS® # 14452810

Allie Beth Allman & Assoc.

4700 Dorset Road, Dallas

$8,999,000

↑ $9,000

4700 Dorset Road, Dallas

6 Beds 6.3 Baths 13,104 SqFt Residential MLS® # 20032798

Century 21 Mike Bowman, Inc.

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