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Moving in Dallas : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jul 19, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you find a job first as landlord will want to make sure that you can pay throughout the entire lease agreement, which is typically one year. The job that you get may not be easy access to public transportation, either, so you'll need to take care of this prior to looking for a place to live.

My best of luck to you!
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Sun Jun 15, 2014
Bruce Lynn answered:
I'm thinking Mansfield, Frisco, Savannah, Prosper, Providence, Allen.
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Thu May 8, 2014
Kim Benedict answered:
Best thing to do is google the areas to find the names of the neighbor hoods, then do the same with them. This will let you know the details on the area, history of area, the housing averages, amenities in the area, schools, ect.... ... more
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Thu Dec 26, 2013
Kenneth "Kenny" Bebensee answered:
Do Internet research on Dallas neighborhoods. Neighborhoods range dollar wise all over the place, trendy being the most expensive. Pick 1 Realtor to work with only on finding your place.
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Sat Mar 16, 2013
Josh Candie answered:
Congrats and welcome to great city Dallas. obviously you can make people in your age group as your friends. Probably people in Dallas should more friendly to you. It is clever to consider moving and relocation company or even some real estate agents. Why because they can guide you in right path to understand about the city. Feel free to hire a relocation or real estate agency. ... more
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Fri Jan 18, 2013
David Whiteside answered:
May want a condo or townhome on a short term lease if your situation would cause you to relocate . If not and will be here long term as others have said may want to buy and if you do move you could lease it out. ... more
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Mon Jan 14, 2013
Dixon Wong answered:
Hi Emily,

It appears that Lakewood homes would be a good place for you guys to start.

Here is some homes in the Lakewood area -

Another place you can look into is Kessler Park. You have a lot of entertainment that is great at the Bishop arts area. -

Please email me at if you need further assistance.

JP and Associate
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Tue Oct 30, 2012
Check out Frisco, TX, its is quickly being built up with lots of entertainment and resturants. It is a young town and alot of fun! Its has very easy access to major highways and about 23 minutes to McKinney. Good Luck! ... more
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Thu Oct 4, 2012
Charles Fansler answered: has an apartment locator service that will help you find what you need at no cost.
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Thu Jul 21, 2011
Kathleen Testa,GRI answered:
Welcome to Dallas.

You know what an electric eclectic city this is.

And we get better with age.

I am a strong buyers agent who will select the best properties
and negotiate the best price.
Let me know when you are ready.
And do get a pre qualification letter before we start.
Looking forward to assisting you.

Kathleen Testa, GRI
Buyers Agent
972 754 4130
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Sun Jul 26, 2009
Jodi Smith answered:
Well, I'm going to bat for Georgia. I was born in Dallas, Texas and lived in Texas for most of my life. Being a Native Texan....I will always love it! But, having been in Georgia (Marietta, which is a northern suburb of Atlanta) for over 8 years, I have to say that it's nice getting to enjoy all 4 seasons. We too have pro football, baseball, hockey and all the of the sports that Texas offers. We have a huge Art society. Also, we have some of the best medical facilities in the country. People come here from all over just to be near our doctors and hospitals.

We have CNN, Coca-Cola World Headquarters, The Weather Channel, and many many other Fortune 500 companies. The job rate is about the same across the board nationwide. The crime rate is "not so great" in the city...but the suburbs are perfectly safe. I'm sure the same can be said about any major city!

I would say the only "downside" to Atlanta is the traffic...but you do get used to it and plan accordingly!

I live in East Cobb (a part of Marietta) and we have the top rated schools in the country. Our schools offer a public education on a private education level. The schools have been recognized not only on an academic level but in sports, bands, chorus and more!

If you are interested further in finding out more about the beautiful state of Georgia...please feel free to call me anytime.

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