Buying a home

Carrollton

If you’re looking to buy a home in the Dallas Metroplex, then Carrollton will certainly be a good choice for you! Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the City of Carrollton is a vibrant corporate and residential community with a lot to offer its citizens. With a low cost of living as well as a reputed education system, Carrollton presents a nice balance point between a natural and urban environment. When you buy a home in Carrollton, you will find a community that is safe, engaging and culturally diverse!

Highlights

Known for its low cost of living, abundant parks/trails and safe neighborhoods, Carrollton has become a town known for its diversity and high quality of life. Whether it be travelling to downtown Dallas on the convenient Dart Rail System to enjoying the Carrollton Library and its surrounding parks, Carrollton is a relaxed, laid-back suburb that still maintains a sense of interaction and friendly community. With a population of 129,266, Carrollton represents a happy (and convenient!) medium with something for everyone. When you buy a home in Carrollton, you will be pleased with the feel of a big city while still maintaining the intimacy of a small town.

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Learning

While not only being a diverse and quickly growing community within the DFW metroplex, Carrollton has a good, engaging public school education system. With a student teacher ratio of 15 to 1 and a graduation rate of 94%, the Carrollton-Farmer’s Branch Independent School District will thoroughly prepare your child in whatever career they hope to pursue. With an average of 9 years of teacher experience, the Carrollton-Farmer’s Branch is a well-established and Known for being the 43rd Most Diverse School District in Texas, there is no doubt that your child will be introduced to a variety of different experiences and perspectives throughout their time in this school district!

Shopping

Thanks to its close proximity to nightlife, restaurants and businesses, Carrollton’s location attracts a supports a diverse local economy with over 9,000 business calling it home! (So you’re sure to find exactly what you need.) Whether you need to shop for someone’s birthday in The Shops at Willow Bend or in A Honey of a Deal Boutique, you will find exactly what you need, at whatever price point you want! If gift-giving isn’t what you’re in the mood for, the variety of cultural gift stores (Daiso and Kinokuniya) and clothing stores (Rue 21 and Ross) will be sure to have you shopping every weekend. When you buy a home in Carrollton, hopefully you’ll be ready for the problem of having too many good shopping locations!

Eating

If you buy a home in Carrollton, just know that you’re being handed a convenient ticket to some of the most diverse (and delicious!) cuisine in the Dallas-Fort-Worth Metroplex. Whether you’re craving Korean fried chicken to Cuban seafood paella, Carrollton offers a tantalizing range of options for any preference. Just be sure to exercise regularly afterwards too!

Here’s just a few of the restaurants you can try in Carrollton:

  • Cuba Bella Cafe
  • Gen Korean BBQ House
  • Pete’s Southern Cafe
  • Hanabi Ramen
  • El Rincon Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar

Playing

With the convenience of the Dart Rail System, you can travel anywhere with family and friends in and around Carrollton or downtown Dallas. From a war plane museum to escape rooms to spas, there’s something for every energy level in Carrollton. If you’re in the mood to go outdoors, you can explore one of the town’s many hiking trails, picnic in a neighborhood park or take in the few at historic homesteads scattered throughout town.

Commuting

  • 16 miles / 19 minutes from DFW Airport
  • 19 miles / 25 minutes from downtown Dallas
  • 12 miles / 16 minutes from Las Colinas Business Center
  • 11 miles / 14 minutes from Legacy Business Center
  • 12 miles / 14 minutes from North Dallas Business Center
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“Carrollton puts you in the middle of everything without feeling too overwhelmed.”

– Current resident

Buying a Home

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tips for Carrollton homebuyers

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  • First-time home buyers
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  • Home buyers relocating to North Texas or Houston
  • Buyers who want to build or purchase a new home
  • Credit challenged buyers who may benefit from our lease-option program

We hold your hand through all the complicated steps of the homebuying process from house hunting to financing to closing and beyond. We’ll help you select a quality home with good resale potential. We’ll help you choose a lender and ensure they don’t pay too much. We’ll help you interpret inspection reports and negotiate repairs, and we’ll be there with you at closing and possession to make sure all the terms of the contract are satisfied.

Don’t be fooled by real estate agents who claim to be Carrollton buyer’s agents but work for dual agency brokers like Keller or Re/Max. Only an Exclusive Buyer’s Agent works for buyers 100% of the time so there is NO conflict of interest to jeopardize your negotiating position.

In a real estate transaction, the buyer assumes all of the risk. The seller walks away from the property, usually with some money in their pocket. It’s the buyer that pays for inspections, appraisals, and mortgage fees, and ends up with the house and a mortgage. It absolutely matters who represents you! See what HelpUBuy America can do for you!

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