Prospective purchasers of Dallas Texas homes for sale quite literally have as much to choose from in this area as they could ever want. Dallas and its surrounding suburbs offers a wide variety of homes ranging from existing homes in older, more established neighborhoods to brand new houses in many of the area’s new residential developments. Probably best of all, home affordability is surprisingly good and home buying activity in the Dallas real estate market is brisk.
The city of Dallas ranks as the fourth highest populated area in the United States. Its current population is estimated at slightly more than 1.3 million people. The city proper is the night largest city in the country.
Let’s take a closer look at the market and all it has to offer.
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Dallas Texas Homes for Sale - An Inside Look
Real estate websites realtor.com and Trulia show the number of homes currently for sale in the Dallas real estate market to be between 4,300 and 4,800. As one would imagine these numbers vary almost daily as homes are sold, new listings are added and construction on new homes begin.
The median listing price of Dallas Texas homes for sale is around $400,000. What this means to a prospective home shopper is that there are probably affordable homes to be found on the lower end of the spectrum, making the Dallas area attractive to young families and first-time home buyers. It’s a broad-based market with a large number of homes from which to choose, but let’s break down what you can expect in your search.
A typical 3-bedroom Dallas home consisting of of 1,650 to 1,850 square feet will likely be listed for sale in the $250,000 to $325,000 range, or higher. A number of homes listed for sale are less than $250,000 and many of those are priced in the $125,000 to $200,000 range.
A typical 4-bedroom, 1,950-2,350 square foot home will probably be on the market for sale between $335,000 and $425,000 or more. A substantial number of 4-bedroom homes are listed on the market priced less than $335,000 with many being offered in the $250,000 to $300,000 range.
A typical 5-bedroom, 2,500-5,000 square foot home will likely be listed on the market between $500,000 and $875,000 or more. Dallas is known for some of the priciest homes in the nation, and many of the homes on the market are veritable showplaces with 5-6 bedrooms or larger, priced into the millions of dollars.
As you begin – or continue – your search for Dallas Texas homes for sale, you’ll be pleased to know that whatever your preferences and whatever your tastes in home design and appearance, this market has a home that will very likely meet your needs. We at Nu Home Source Realty may be slightly biased, but we think the Dallas market has some of the most attractive homes anywhere in the country, and when the phrase “curb appeal” was coined, they had Dallas homes in mind.
Home shoppers can choose from a variety of architectural styles and home types ranging from sprawling ranch-styles to stately traditional to homes inspired by Mediterranean, Spanish, English Tudor and other design influences. Home exteriors feature Texas limestone and brick, wood siding combinations, and beautifully crafted stucco.
If you’re interested in a newly-constructed home, or a home to-be-built, Dallas features an impressive number of new-home developments by nationally-known construction companies. Typically, these new single-family residential developments offer several floor plans for prospective home buyers to choose from, each offering a distinctive look and appeal. Perhaps best of all, these new home offerings are attractively priced – often costing thousands of dollars less than you’d expect to pay for a custom-built home. In addition, home buyers can select various upgrade packages available to make their home unique by choosing, for example, stainless kitchen appliances, granite countertops, custom cabinetry and more.
In summary, Dallas Texas homes for sale are among the most attractive and surprisingly affordable homes you’ll find in a major city throughout the United States. Dallas is known for its livability, its quality of life, and what many have termed the “best of both worlds” – a fast-paced city with excitement and progress, combined with quiet, semi-secluded suburban neighborhoods tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
At Nu Home Source Realty, we stand ready to assist you in your home search and real estate needs. Our team of experienced real estate professionals and dedicated support staff look forward to meeting with you and discussing what you’re looking for in a Dallas area home. Call us today. We’ve been fortunate to have helped hundreds of satisfied homeowners through the years, and we’d love to add you and your family to the growing list.
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Listing information last updated on May 27th, 2017 at 3:00am CDT.