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A family enjoying their life in a DFW Riverside home.March 27, 2023

Top 5 Reasons People are Moving to Dallas-Fort Worth

At Riverside Homebuilders, we’ve always known that the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth area was an incredible place for individuals to call home, and over the past few years it’s seen a surge in population growth making it the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 7.5 million people. The region’s thriving economy, diverse job opportunities, affordable cost of living, excellent education and high quality of life have made it a popular destination for people from all over the country to pack up and make the move to this astounding area, so read on to see why DFW could be the perfect place for you.

A family enjoying their life in a DFW Riverside home.

1. Job opportunities

The area is well-known as a hub for a variety of industries, including technology, healthcare, finance and transportation. Companies such as American Airlines and AT&T have their headquarters in the region, and many other Fortune 500 companies have a significant presence in the area as well. The region’s low unemployment rate and high job growth also make it a highly-desirable place to live for those seeking to advance their careers or seek out a new job industry altogether.     

2. Affordable cost of living

Another reason why people are making the move to the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth area is the affordable cost of living. Compared to other major metropolitan areas in the country, such as New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, the cost of living in DFW is relatively low. The region offers a variety of housing options with a range of prices to suit different budgets—making it an attractive destination for first-time homebuyers or those looking to upgrade their space. 

3. Quality education

DFW is home to some of the best public and private schools in Texas, making it an ideal destination for those with school-aged children. The region places a strong focus on education, with numerous top-rated school districts providing excellent education for students across all boards. DFW is also home to several prestigious universities for those hoping to continue their education after high school including Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University and the University of Texas at Arlington—all of which offer a variety of academic programs for students to pursue. 

4. Entertainment options

It’s well known that Dallas-Fort Worth has become one of the most vibrant metropolitan areas throughout the state of Texas as well as the entire United States. The area hosts a variety of festivals, events and celebrations throughout the year, and it has become a thriving arts and culture scene, with several world-class museums, galleries and theaters easily found throughout the downtown areas. The Dallas Museum of Art, the Kimbell Art Museum and the Nasher Sculpture Center are just a few of the notable institutions located within the region. 

5. Outdoor activities

The Dallas-Fort Worth area definitely isn’t in short supply of stunning natural scenery either, and the region has over 200 parks, including the renowned Klyde Warren Park, that offer a variety of recreational opportunities for visitors and residents alike. There are also several lakes in the region, such as Lake Lewisville and Lake Ray Hubbard where you can enjoy a day boating, fishing or swimming—for those who enjoy hiking and biking, DFW has a number of trails to explore, including the Katy Trail, the Trinity River Trail and the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. No matter what your interests are, there are plenty of outdoor activities for you to enjoy in DFW. 

A place to call home

At Riverside Homebuilders, our team has been in the homebuilding industry for years, and throughout that time, we’ve come to know exactly what today’s homeowners are looking for in their ideal city—and the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth area has a seemingly endless array of high-quality towns and cities to choose from. If you’re ready to take the next step in your homebuying journey today, give us a call at (817) 601-6203 or fill out our online form today.

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