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5 Up-and-Coming Dallas Neighborhoods

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Bryan Place is a 10-minute walk from the Arts District.

It’s no secret that the Dallas real estate market is wild and woolly right now. Hip-pocket listings, houses flying off the market the day they are listed, and above-asking-price offers are common occurrences these days. But according to the July issue of D Magazine, which the editors have dubbed “the definitive guide to the hottest market ever,” there are five areas that buyers might be ignoring. Kiestwood, in Oak Cliff, is a Leave It to Beaver neighborhood—minus the children. Bryan Place is a collection of zero-lot garden homes and townhouses (yay for no yardwork!). Canyon Creek offers ranch-style houses and a close-knit community. Jan Mar brings a little bit of nature to the big city—look out for owls, coyotes, and the occasional bobcat. And Lochwood has good deals on midcentury modern homes (average prices are in the $250,000 range). So tell us, dear readers (and real estate agents), did D miss any neighborhoods? What other areas have hidden gems home shoppers might not know about?

2 comments on “5 Up-and-Coming Dallas Neighborhoods

  1. Anyone reading this live in the Lochwood area? I’m considering it right now.
    Any comments about anything I should know would be greatly appreciated. Its a tough sell to a wife used to W. Plano. How is the crime? etc

    Thanks