Which door is right for you? The greater DFW area is definitely a fantastic place to call home. But where exactly do you want to live? Below you will find, in alphabetical order, a brief description of some of the best areas in the Metroplex, and links to their main sites. Many publications list “the best of…” and those lists are as good as the criteria they utilize to rank these towns. We believe your personal preferences are the best factor for the selection of the perfect place to live. If you don’t know where to start, read on, and let us know where you want to look! Or, if you prefer, just give us a call and we will chat about it. We are sure to find you the right spot.
Allen is a dynamic and welcoming community for families, young professionals and retirees. It attracts national attention for our affordability, safety, abundant employment opportunities, exceptional education, world-class entertainment, unique cultural experiences and nationally-recognized parks and recreation amenities. The high quality of life offered plus a convenient location in the DFW metroplex continues to earn Allen high praise and national “Best of” rankings from The Dallas Morning News, Family Circle, D Magazine, WalletHub, Niche, SafeWise, Forbes and Money Magazine.Explore the link below to see why over 94,000 residents call Allen home!
Argyle is strategically located within Denton County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. The Town of Argyle provides its residents with a small-town atmosphere, with first class style and easy access to many business centers, medical facilities, shopping, entertainment, cultural activities, and professional sporting events with its close proximity to the Metroplex (Denton, Ft Worth, and Dallas). Argyle is a great place to call home.
Situated in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, within minutes of DFW International Airport, Colleyville offers the best of both worlds—big city amenities and sophistication, coupled with the laid-back, friendly atmosphere of a small town. It’s a combination that has made Colleyville a premier destination in which to live, work or play.
This small community’s big attributes have not gone unnoticed; Money magazine named Colleyville to its list of “100 Best Towns in America.” Colleyville Center, the heart of the city’s cultural community, boasts an array of artistic programs, while the city’s extensive trail system is a beacon for those that like to hike or bike. And Colleyville’s impressive amateur sports parks match any found outside a major league field. In addition, the city’s shopping options are some of the best in the area. From upscale boutiques or luxurious spas to an epicurean oasis or a familiar farmers market, Colleyville has something for everyone. Proximity to Dallas and Fort Worth, providing easy access to world-class museums, bustling business centers and professional sports of every kind, completes the list of the city’s attributes.
Coppell is a family oriented community with a small town feel, surrounded by parks with jogging trails, sports fields, picnic tables and playgrounds. It maintains one of the top-rated public schools in Texas. It’s close proximity to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and easy access to I-35, George Bush tollway, Sam Rayburn Tollway and I-635, make Coppell a very desirable place to live.
What can one say about Dallas? It’s one of the great cities in America, with lots of high-tech and energy industry companies, great entertainment and cultural life, parks, sports, high-education and everything that makes Texas great. The proximity to the downtown areas gives one easy-access to all those features, and it is arguably one of the best places to live in the country.
The City of Denton is a vibrant and growing community with many opportunities, no matter what your interest or passion. You’re free to be whoever you are in a friendly atmosphere with a small town vibe that’s just a short drive away from the big city. And we invite your friends to discover Denton, too.
With a population of approximately 120,000 residents, the City includes a municipally owned electric utility; an airport; three libraries; parks, trails, and recreation centers; a water park and natatorium; a 2,900-acre natural heritage area; and a resource recovery park. Denton’s residents value sustainability and collaboration, as evident in the city’s cutting-edge practices, vibrant art and music scene, and popular hot spots and events. With two universities and more than 50,000 students, two hospitals, an industrial district, and a lively downtown and entrepreneurial community, Denton is one of the top 25 fastest-growing cities in the country and was ranked the No. 1 Best Small Town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today in 2012.
The city is located 10 minutes north of the Dallas-Fort Worth international airport with convenient access to Dallas and Fort Worth. Situated between Lake Grapevine (south) and Lake Lewisville (north), Flower Mound is a picturesque area with rolling hills and lots of greenery. The competitive land prices offer residents a scenic community with less noise and more outdoor living. Over 30 miles of recreational bike and walking trails, 680 acres of parkland and 11 miles of equestrian. Two award winning golf couses: Briddlewood and Tour 18. Flower Mound has a highly rated public school system and family friendly atmosphere.
Located 25 minutes north of Dallas, Frisco is an emerging go-to place for family fun in the DFW Metroplex. Whether you enjoy baseball, football, basketball, soccer, hockey, cycling, swimming, gymnastics, lacrosse, tennis, golf, powerlifting, cheerleading, golf, dance, the bottom line is, Frisco has sports and lots of them. From professional to recreational, international to youth competitions, when it comes to athletics, you can find them here. Between live theatre and musical performances, to local painters, photographers and one of the largest collections of outdoor public art in the state of Texas, you’re sure to discover inspiration and creativity throughout the city. Combine that with great schools and one of the fastest growing communities in the nation, Frisco is a great place to live.
Historic Grapevine, Texas, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, is a go-to destination when planning a vacation or a meeting in North Texas! Step back in time in Historic Downtown Grapevine with its collection of charming shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Enjoy fantastic hotels and resorts, great attractions for the entire family, exquisite winery tasting rooms, world-class festivals and events, shopping, outstanding dining at over 200 restaurants, a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities and more. Great schools, easy access to anywhere in the Metroplex also make Grapevine a great place to live.
Highland Village is a progressive community with a dynamic plan for the future. It is an affluent community located in Denton County on the outskirts of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metropolitan area. Bordering Lewisville Lake, Highland Village is minutes from the DFW airport and I-35 East and West. Good schools, entertainment, restaurants and shopping make this and excellent place to call home.
Situated between Dallas and Ft. Worth, Irving is a fairly large and diverse city of about 220,000 people. Here you can find communities that fit any taste and preferences. From older neighborhoods that are being revamped to high-end golf-course communities and anything in-between. Valley Ranch is also a highly-coveted part of Irving due to it’s location and current access to Coppell High School.
is strategically located within Denton County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Close to Flower Mound, Highland Village and Argile, Lantana is a planned community with golf courses, recreational facilities and a small town feel.
A thriving community nestled in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, just minutes from the DFW International Airport, Las Colinas attracts thousands of people each day. A booming business community, Las Colinas also offers eclectic shopping, vibrant restaurants and a fast-growing nightlife. With safe neighborhoods featuring lush landscaping and distinctive architecture, “The Hills” invite you to settle down, not for just a day, but for life!
Lewisville is a vibrant community offering the good education, sought-after business opportunities, and a variety of recreational and entertainment options. Lake Lewisville is one of the major water bodies in North Texas.
Money Magazine ranked McKinney as the #1 Best Place to Live in America! McKinney was featured in the top 5 on the list since 2010. Money editors and writers look at data about employment, schools, crime and safety, and also evaluate each city’s overall quality of life to determine the rankings. WalletHub.com compared 300 U.S. cities to determine the attractiveness of their first-time home-buyer markets. They sampled using 18 key metrics, ranging from housing costs to real-estate taxes to property crime rates. McKinney is number eight on their list.
Thanks in part to corporate tax incentives, Plano is already home to J.C. Penney and Frito-Lay, as well as a regional hub for Bank of America, PepsiCo, Cigna, and Intel. They’ll be getting new neighbors soon, with Toyota moving its North America headquarters in and Liberty Mutual, JPMorgan Chase, and Fannie Mae importing part of their operations. With 200,000 jobs and another 20,000 expected within five years, Plano isn’t just living up to its nickname, “A great place to do business.” It’s giving Dallas, 20 miles south, a run for its corporate money. What makes Plano a great place to work is that it’s also a great place to live and raise a family. It has the lowest crime rate of any Texas city and some of the lowest taxes in the region.
Southlake is full of places to shop and play. Great schools, awesome restaurants and events year-round. And don’t miss the renowned Bob Jones Nature Trail. So much for you to do while in Southlake, it’s a hidden treasure of tranquility in the middle of the Metroplex. Southlake accessible by State Hwy 114 or via Southlake Blvd/FM 1709.