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Attractions in Dallas, Texas

Dallas is a buzzing Texas City with no shortage of fun things to see and do. There are numerous noteworthy places for art enthusiasts, nature lovers, foodies, and spectator sports fans to discover.

Here are some of the top attractions you will not want to miss during your trip to Dallas:

  • World-class art museums and galleries
  • Beautiful parks and gardens
  • Renowned barbecue and Tex-Mex restaurants
  • Iconic sports venues among others

If you are considering moving to or buying a home in the Dallas or greater Texas region, please feel free to reach out. Our real estate experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect place to call home.

Must-Visit Attractions in Dallas

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When comparing Dallas vs Austin, both cities share one thing—they stand out as Texas' most desirable destinations.

Locals and transplants from other states all desire to own a piece of the real estate that characterizes the exquisite neighborhoods the two cities offer. Buoyed by rapid growth, the city of Austin has gained value exponentially in recent years. Likewise, Dallas has experienced a significant increase in premium real estate.

For buyers looking to invest in a market that offers plenty of growth opportunities deciding which metropolitan city is most suitable can be a dilemma. You have come to the right place, as this article will discuss what living is like between Dallas and Austin.

If you've already decided which Texas City best…

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Are you planning to move to Texas, to be specific, the Dallas-Fort Worth area?

One of the best Dallas suburbs you should consider is the charming town of Flower Mound. This town is conveniently located 29 miles northwest of Dallas and 33 miles north of Fort Worth.

Despite rapid growth since the turn of the millennium, Flower Mound still boasts a small-town, family-friendly atmosphere. The town offers plentiful things to love and it's easy to overlook some of the shortcomings in favor of the best features it has to offer.

Buckle up as we discuss a few lesser-known pros and cons of living in Flower Mound. If you've gathered that moving to Flower Mound or anywhere else in Texas is a good idea, our agents can help you explore the real estate in…

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The adage that everything is bigger in Texas is true. The vast Texas landmass is bigger than some developed countries such as France, Germany, and New Zealand.

From its incredible open spaces to a booming economy, Texas offers an amazing scope of choices to accommodate different ways of life. Many New Yorkers are choosing to move to the Lone Star State for various reasons including a lower cost of living, cheaper housing, and escaping the cold winters in the northeast among others.

In this guide, we will discuss the pros of moving from New York to Texas so you’ll know what to expect when you make that all-important move. If you’re ready to trade in the Big Apple for a more simple life in Texas, contact us today and we’ll help you explore the…

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Are you considering moving to Arizona? Or maybe you’d prefer to move to the Lone Star State?

Although they may share some similarities, the two states are markedly different. Some of the shared similarities include hot and dry weather, common historical periods, cultural events, as well as a common border with Mexico.

Moving to either state requires much thought—do you fancy rodeos, blue-ribbon barbeque, and through-the-roof property taxes? Or do you prefer hiking, historical monuments, and dashboard melting heat?

In this guide, we’ll discuss a few lesser-known facts about living in Texas or Arizona. Whether you seek a change of scenery or new job opportunities, our agents can help you find a great place in Texas that is suitable for any…

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It comes with no surprise to see a lot of people huddling to the Lone Star State. Texas, being the second highly populated in the United States, is also one of the biggest and most rapidly-growing states. Surely, there are plenty of reasons why you should love living in Texas – from the delectable beef brisket to the flourishing economy.

Although finding a home in Texas can be so much fun and exciting, there is no assurance that all things can go smoothly. Thus, you can expect to encounter some challenges. We have gathered some of the frequently asked questions when moving to Texas to give you the advantage of the early start.

What are the Most Frequently Asked Questions when Moving to Texas?

1. Are there brand new homes for sale in Texas…

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Whether bunting a touchdown or driving a horse, what most people think when we talk about Dallas is the image of a cowboy – and for whatever instance, they cannot be wrong. Dallas will indulge in every definition given to it, and then entirely astonish you with a contemporary art institution or first-class meal that will knock off everything you believed you learn about Dallas.

Dallas is a place not readily classified, which is the reason why it is listed to be one of the most astonishing places to travel in Texas. This city is rich in shopping destinations, skillful sports teams, art museums, and even the outdoor pastimes.

Free Things you can try in Dallas

Whoever originated the popular phrase that says that the best things in life are those…

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Before we even delve into the top (painfully) easy, quick, and honest tips about moving out for the first time, we’d like to begin by sharing some nutritional food for thought for a start.

It’s already midnight but Jack can’t seem to fall asleep easily. His mind is being plagued with thousands of thoughts ever since he turned 28. What’s the big deal of turning 28 you ask? After all, they say the 40s are the new 20s, don’t they?

But the thing is, Jack has realized that he no longer wants to be treated like one of the so-called boomerangs. And for sure, there would be no way to become the independent grown-up he wants to be if he keeps living at his parents’ house.

Girls are not fond of boys who remain stuck up in the relationships with their…

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Depending on where you are, living with parents is seen differently by society. In some areas, it is acceptable (and sometimes even the norm) for you to still live with your parents even as an adult. In fact, in some places, you are expected to live with your folks until you get married, and even then, there is still no pressure to move out.

Often, this is the case simply because that is how it has always been. Sometimes, people (especially millennials) have just really come to accept that practicality now comes at the expense of independence. In fact, in 2015, the percentage of millennials living as head of household (that is, no roommate) in the US was lower than that during the Great Recession. Times are hard.

By contrast, living with parents…

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When discussing real estate in Dallas, our focus in this article will be Dallas plus all other suburbs in the surrounding area. This includes Allen, Plano, Frisco, Southlake, Colleyville, Highland Park, Coppell, and others. There are several factors that make certain suburbs more desirable. The cost of homes, availability of public schools, school district ratings, the neighborhood's lifestyle, recreational facilities, security and commute times to work or the airport is important. Big city living may not suit everybody – but urban areas certainly have their perks.

Highland Park

Highland Park is a beautiful landlocked enclave within Dallas. Adjacent to University Park, the two neighborhoods are referred to as the Park Cities. They both constitute a…

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