Posted by Chandler Wall in Dallas, Home Building Industry

When we tell you the area of Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas is thriving, we mean absolutely thriving! Find out why this major metroplex is a top destination for singles, young professionals, and families alike.

Dallas Skyline

3 Reasons to Relocate to Dallas / Fort Worth

Making a move to a new city is a big decision. Learn more about this Texas hub and what benefits await you here.

Affordable Cost of Living

Even with its hot housing market, “the Dallas / Fort Worth area offers a better value than similarly sized metro areas when comparing household costs with median household income,” reports US News.

Plenty of Career Opportunities

With the majority of Dallas residents being young professionals, families, or singles, there are many career paths that await when you move to the DFW area.

Whether you’re in marketing, finance, insurance, healthcare, or virtually any other line of work, Dallas has companies with openings for a long, healthy career. The job market in Dallas continues to be strong, so rest assured that moving here is a smart career strategy.

Positive Vibes and Friendly Residents

From the close-knit community found in Dallas / Fort Worth suburbs to the friendly atmosphere found even in the most bustling parts of DFW proper to the many ways it supports its community, healthcare workers, various noble causes, and small businesses, the kindness and charity in Dallas are truly contagious, so you’ll find plenty of ways to get involved in your new community.

Even if you don’t have a current charity event to get involved with, you will always have a calendar chock-full of things to do in Dallas and Fort Worth, but more on that in a bit.

First, let’s find you the right neighborhood in DFW!

Lake Lewisville

The Best Places to Live in the Dallas / Fort Worth Area

Whether you’re just starting out on your own, starting a family, or starting a new career, there’s a corner of the great Dallas / Fort Worth area perfect for your needs—and M/I Homes chooses the best possible locations for our homeowners, which is one of the many reasons we’ve received a 3-time consecutive award as the Builder of the Year.

Best Places to Live in Dallas for Families

Find ways to grow your children’s education and live in a neighborhood with plenty of other families and kid-friendly activities nearby. Many of these areas boast communities with highly desirable amenities for families to enjoy, too.

Consider the following family-friendly suburbs of DFW.


Welcome to Argyle, a truly delightful place to call home. Young families here reap the benefit of being in the #1 Best School District in Denton County, Argyle ISD! This Fort Worth suburb prides itself on strong core values for a high quality of life and beautiful, natural backdrops, including an expansive equestrian farm!

Argyle M/I communities


Award-winning Corinth affords homeowners a variety of desirable locations coupled with highly rated schools for the best of both worlds.

Corinth M/I communities

High School in Corinth


Families will love Crowley’s easy access to activities for kids all around the area as well as an immediately observable high quality of life amongst the residents here.

Crowley M/I communities


Garland is coveted due to its immense amount of things to do for families, couples, and kids; eclectic character and events; and natural beauty.

Garland M/I communities

Grand Prairie

Bordering Midlothian and Mansfield, Grand Prairie features 4 wonderful school districts and great spots for family fun.

Grand Prairie M/I communities

Hawaiian Falls


Prosper exudes charm with its wide range of things to do for parents and kids alike as well as the convenience of having both a school district and a college right within the city!

Prosper M/I communities

Prosper ISD

Royse City

When you move here you’ll join a community in a historic city with lots of opportunities for families. Students will receive a stellar education with the above-average scores in Royse City ISD.

Royse City M/I communities

Best Places to Live in Dallas for Singles

For their affordability, proximity to major cities and things to do, and community events to get out and stay active, here are excellent options for singles planning a move to Dallas.


The special DFW suburb of Celina boasts a historic downtown square brimming with fun things to do and is simply booming with opportunity, which you can learn more about on their Podcast!

Celina M/I communities


The city of Denton includes convenient proximity to both Dallas and Fort Worth and lots of activities and local events to choose from, which makes it easy to meet lots of new people if you’re relocating.

Denton M/I communities

Downtown Denton

Fort Worth

Fort Worth is a true gem, and it isn’t just one of the largest cities in Texas—it’s been touted as the “most unique big city in America!” Packed with endless opportunity, you’ll find ways to get involved in the community no matter your interests and preferences.

Fort Worth M/I communities

Best Places to Live in Dallas for Young Professionals

Ensure a manageable commute time, but keep eat-shop-play opportunities close by as well with the following choices if you’re a young professional kickstarting a new career in DFW.


The town of Mesquite is ready to offer you flourishing career opportunities and one-of-a-kind attractions to get the most out of this hometown.

Mesquite M/I communities

Pilot Point

Since its founding Pilot Point has paid homage to its rich history while it continues to grow. This option provides multiple options to commute to Dallas for work or an evening out, as well as stunning nearby Lake Ray Roberts.

Pilot Point M/I communities

Lake Ray RobertsHistoric Downtown Pilot Point

Providence Village

Homeowners here will get to easily access major employers in Denton County, but also take advantage of a convenient location near abundant things to do all over the area!

Providence Village M/I communities

7 Things to Do in DFW

The seemingly endless list of places to see, new adventures to check off the bucket list, and weekend activities will not only help you make new friends and get to know the area, but will also keep you active and fulfilled with your new town!

Here are 7 local fan-favorite activities you’ll adore.

Get the True Texas Experience at Fort Worth Stockyards

You just can’t miss the Fort Worth Stockyards when you call DFW home! From live music to educational opportunities to nightlife and everything else you can think of, this is a must-see attraction no matter your age.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Catch a Game With Dallas’ Stacked Sport Event Calendar

Sports enthusiasts will delight in always having sporting events to attend here. Browse options such as soccer, baseball, football, and even lacrosse!

Globe Life Park

Plan a Family Fun Weekend at Dallas’ Many Kid-Friendly Destinations

Looking for something a little different to rally the family together for one weekend? This local expert Dallas family vacation list includes a few options to plan out your days with a variety of activities and restaurants and sight-seeing.

Frontier Park

Enjoy Date Night at One of the Best Bars in Dallas

Living in such a large Texas hub means you absolutely have to take in the local eateries and bars right in your backyard. Find options for a country-and-boots experience to an elegant date night destination and everything in between.

Escape for a Staycation Around DFW

Treat yourself to a staycation of all of your favorite things like wine tastings, a cute bed-and-breakfast stay, and of course some local shopping! Find all the inspiration and raving reviews you need with this DFW weekend guide.

Friends Eating Dinner Together

Expand Your Palate at Dallas’ Must-Try Restaurants

Dress up, get a group of friends together, and make your way through the Dallas food bucket list to try drunken noodles, royal chicken salad, locally foraged mushrooms, elevated elote, and much more.

Take Your Pup to Pet-Friendly Spots Throughout Dallas

Pets need to get out and enjoy the city, too! Locate pet-friendly spots like trails and dog parks, patios, breweries, and more. What better way for you and your pet to make new pals?

Family Walking Dog

A warm and welcoming community, strong career potential, amazing locations, and plenty of things to do: Dallas / Fort Worth is an excellent place to live!

Explore more of the area and find the right area that fits your lifestyle.

Chandler Wall


Born and raised in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, Chandler is excited to help customers find an amazing home that they will love! Chandler has been in the new home sales industry since 2018 and is so happy to help people through the buying process and find the right home in the right area for them. As a homeowner himself, Chandler is familiar with maintenance and ongoing homeowner to-do’s when it comes to home ownership and properly taking care of a home. Chandler enjoys spending time with his friends and family, whether it's inside for a movie/game night or going out kayaking and playing with his French Bulldog, Sly.

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