Dallas, Texas is the ninth most populated city in Texas and it is one-fifth part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplox which is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Being such a big city with a dense population downtown has many different neighborhoods ranging in price and character. That is why it is very important to consult with a gay realtor Dallas housing expert who knows the city well and is willing to help you get the best deal possible.
The city was founded among the Trinity River and is known for its spectacular modernist and postmodernist towers. It also has neighborhoods built entirely in the Gothic style and the Victorian style.
According to financial statistics from Trulio the average listing price of a home per square foot in Dallas was $62, which is an increase of 8.8% % compared to last year. The median sales price of a home has increased from last year by 3.6%.
A traditional area to live is the Preston Hollows area where houses, as of November 7th 2012, have an average listing price of $900,000.00 which is a decrease of -9% from last year. This is where the rich and famous live including President George W. Bush, energy tycoon Ross Perot and investor Harold Simmons. It is a neighborhood located about six miles north of downtown Dallas.
Another very popular area is the M Streets area. This is a friendly, old neighborhood with mixed-use zoning and many charming old homes that have the feel of an upscale suburb. The architecture is mostly Tudor in nature. The area is very sophisticated with landscaped lawns and wide streets. This area is called M Streets because every street belongs starts with an M.
One of the cheapest areas in Dallas is South Boulevard/Park Row which has an average listing price of $78,843.00. This is a part of Dallas in the south part of the city that is a registered Historic District. It has very wide yards, boulevards and streets and is characterized by homes of many styles from the thirties and forties. Many of them are in the Craftsman or Tudor style.