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Dallas-Fort Worth, also known as the Metroplex, is North Texas’ economic and cultural hub and is also the largest inland metropolitan area in the continental United States. Comprised of 13 Texan counties, this gargantuan territory’s population has grown to a staggering 7,102,796. With these numbers, Dallas-Fort Worth is recognized as the fourth most populous metropolitan region in the US. Dallas-Fort Worth spans approximately 9,286 square-miles, which is roughly larger than Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. With that kind of space, you can be sure to find a ton of fun and interesting things to do while in Dallas-Fort Worth.  Regarding popular tourist destinations in the United States, Dallas-Fort Worth is a definite must-see spot, with a wide

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Dallas offers residents plenty of things to do, no matter where you live. The famous Dallas skyline will serve as the backdrop for anywhere you live. If you want to know what you’ll be able to see out the window, take a bird’s eye view of these Dallas neighborhoods.

Trinity Groves

Tucked in at the bottom of Dallas' Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge lies Trinity Grove. It has a great skyline, with the view of downtown Dallas in sight. What makes it different is that it’s a popular entertainment destination, so expect to see theaters, movies, shopping, and other entertainment options in the area.

Southern Methodist University Dallas

The view from this neighborhood is more idyllic and suburban, barring the sprawls of college students dotting the

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Prolonged periods of mild temperatures have made golf a popular outdoor activity in Dallas. Golf communities are common throughout. These communities provide residents with more than just a house to live in.

As a resident, you’ll get access to golf courses and plenty of other amenities. Here are five of the top golf communities in Dallas, Texas.

1. Gleneagle Golf Community

Located in West Plano, this community consists of over 182 residences. The building’s Mediterranean design emphasizes the natural beauty of the area.

Inside the community is the award-winning Gleneagles private country club. The club’s classic charm and state of the art recreational and social amenities provides a social gathering place for the community.

The

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If you have a small fortune and are looking to make a good investment which would reap great benefits for you and your loved ones in the future, then purchasing Dallas condos would be the way to go. The thing about living in condos is that it introduces you to a completely different style of living. Once you start living in a condo, you would come to realize as to how vastly different it is than living in single detached homes. In simple words, you might actually even become quite spoilt for choice. This is because once you start to live in a condo, you might not actually like living anywhere else.

Dallas condos for sale

Now, in the case of high rise condos in Dallas, you would find majority of them to be situated in or near downtown Dallas. In here, you would be able to

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We’re not saying we’re big fans of DFW. Okay, so we are. But don’t just take our word for it when we say that there’s a ton of reasons DFW is a great place to move to.

Healthy Economy

DFW has jobs aplenty and stable business and housing markets. It draws artists and entrepreneurs, families and singles, city folk and nature lovers who stay because the economy is just plain good.

Food

Dallas has more restaurants per capita than even New York. There’s everything from comfort food to eclectic Middle Eastern cuisine.

It Has the State Fair

The State Fair of Texas is big even for Texas, and not just because of Big Tex. The full-scale auto show is just one part of an epic month that includes concerts, food, and college football. You Could Meet a

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VIP Realty agents are top-producers in their field. Their expertise in the areas of residential real estate, commercial real estate and apartment leasing is unmatched. They simply provide clients with the best service in the business.

If you’re looking to be part of the best residential real estate team in DFW, VIP is the right place to be. Or maybe you’re a commercial real estate expert who understands the needs of today’s businesses. Clients are looking for an agent who will have a firm understanding of local leasing conditions and will possess the tools necessary to negotiate a favorable lease or real estate transaction, and VIP’s team is unparalleled.

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Or maybe you want to specialize in helping business professionals find short-term rental

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While the higher-end markets in Dallas and its wealthy northern suburbs are cooling, mid-range properties are on fire south of the city. More buyers and investors are looking to step out of the crowded big city and its built-out northern territories and heading to the south to reclaim an area that’s suffered its share of black eyes this past decade or two.

Lancaster

Home values in Lancaster have been climbing more or less steadily for a solid year ‒‒ and inventory is going down. In other words, the word’s out about this unassuming neighbor to Dallas’ south. The city’s inventory has been cut in half since a year ago and the median price of a home has grown by 40 percent. Even the size of the living spaces has increased by nearly 30 percent in new

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Dallas is the ideal balance of nightlife, luxury, urban living, walkability, and quiet ‒‒ if you live above the endless hum of the streets. That’s what makes high-rise living in Dallas such a draw for upper-market buyers. Three of the best buildings in town are:

Vendome

Vendome, in Turtle Creek, is a luxury high-rise with a distinct European flair. French architecture accents luxurious finishes, high ceilings,and and beautiful terraces in the homes make you feel like you're in a resort in the South of France. Except that here on the northern part of Lemmon Avenue, you get to experience Dallas’s thriving nightlife and arts scene, just to the side of the city’s business epicenter.

2900 McKinnon Street- The Azure

One of the obvious draws of a

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Forth Worth is no longer the distant cousin to Dallas. The city is its own and it rivals anything its more famous neighbor is doing. It’s also on of the hottest places to live in Texas, especially in these neighborhoods.

Meadows West/River Park

The Trinity River area is booming. New businesses and residences are going up almost weekly, especially in the Meadows West/River Park area. Meadows West and River Park are adding hotels and amenities, and newly built family-sized homes starting around $400,000. Also, the Waterside will be a big draw once it’s built. This is a 63-acre, mixed-used development that will be anchored a Whole Foods and a high-end hotel.

Fairmount

If you’re looking for old-school charm, this neighborhood of Craftsman-style

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Finding some time with the family can be tough, sure, but finding fun things to do together isn’t Dallas is full of cool family activities, like:

The Dallas Arboretum

Trust us, kids love the Arboretum. This colorful oasis from the big city is a literal breath of fresh air, and some of the flora is alien-looking enough to intrigue even those most prone to saying “I’m booooored!” Interactive exhibits and hands-on places around the Arboretum make it extra fun.

The Perot Science Museum

Kid or kid at heart, Dallas’s 21st century answer to Philly’s famed Franklin Institute is a for-real wonderland. Just try to spend an hour there and have nothing to do. You and the family can explore space, dinosaurs, and even the world of sports before lunch (if

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