People are moving! But where? To and from our area and beyond. Here are some local and national stats on the most moves in the country.
The Dallas-Fort Worth area was number 2 on the list of markets with the most moves. We are seeing a lot of new homes, new communities and people moving in and out of our area. The Dallas-Fort Worth metro area ranked second among top market for moves, about 80,000 people a year are moving to the area.
Washington, D.C, was ranked #1, Los Angles was ranked 3rd and New York City was 4th. That’s a lot to say about our little place when New York is farther down on the list than we are.
Two other Texas markets made it into the top ten, Austin was ranked in sixth place and Huston was seventh.
Nearly 300 people they are moving to Dallas and for good reason. We have great year-round weather, a vibrant downtown culture scene, and of course, the Dallas Cowboys. We were the third fastest growing city just three years ago and that’s already bumped it up to the second position. We had a great economy is one of the best GDP in the US. Our employment is at an all-time high and we created over 400,000 jobs since the recession.
The Dallas-Fort Worth area has one of the hottest housing markets in the nation and in 2015 we were voted American friendliest city for businesses.
And, let’s talk about schools. Dallas is home to 2 of the top 10 public high schools in the US; the TAG Magnet School for the Talented and Gifted and SEM.
Our cost of living is relatively low compared to the nation. We have an average salary of about $68,000 and we ranked third in the nation for job growth. It’s one of the third-best cities in this nation for millennial homebuyers with an average home price of about $184,000. Our rent to some of the lowest in the country as well with an average rental price of about $1600. The Dallas area ranks number 11th as the best city to get the most out of your paycheck.
Plus, there are so many things to do; with more restaurants per capita than any other metropolitan area, fabulous local sports teams, and the largest urban arts district in the nation.
So, are you looking to move to the Dallas-Fort Worth area? Start your online search for homes in listings on my website for free. There updated every day in real time and, if you’re looking to get started on your real estate journey call me for resources on preapproval loans, getting the right mortgage, and having one of the best representatives in real estate. I look forward to speaking with you today.