If you’re relocating to DFW, congratulations! The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex has been the number one place in the U.S. in year-over-year population growth. People flock here for many reasons, and most end up loving it here. DFW ranks #21 in Best Places to Live and #10 in Best Places to Retire by U.S. News & World Report.
Whether you are moving to DFW with a job in place, or you plan to look for work when you arrive, DFW offers plenty of options. DFW has the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. This list includes AMR Corporation (American Airlines), Southwest Airlines, Exxon Mobil, AT&T, McKesson, and Fluor Corporation.
An American Airlines DC-3 on display at CR Smith Museum in Fort Worth TX
Of course, DFW is home to plenty of smaller employers, as well. The top industries in the area are technology, financial services, and defenses. There are also several universities and hospital systems in DFW that supply large numbers of jobs.
The unemployment rate in DFW is lower than both the national average and the state average. No matter where your career leads you after relocating to DFW, you can rest assured that you’ll have plenty of available options.
The average cost of living in DFW is 2% higher than the national average. The median household income in DFW is about $59K, while the nationwide median is about $53K. Wages in the are also currently on the rise, so now is a great time to move to DFW.
Housing is usually the largest expense for people. In DFW, housing is actually less expensive than the nationwide average. How is this possible with such rapid growth? DFW simply offers plenty of great locations to build that are all a reasonable distance from major employers.
Plenty of public transportation options are available to make commuting easy.
As this growth continues, however, locations for new homes will eventually become limited. Don’t make the mistake of renting instead of buying. If you buy a new home now, you’ll not only have a comfortable place to live. You will also gain a valuable asset that you can watch appreciate over time.
With so many enclaves and communities, DFW has a place for everyone. To find the perfect place for you, think about what you’re looking for in a community. Do you want to live in certain school districts? Do you want a community within walking distance of shops and restaurants? Do you want a community that offers its residents amenities, such as a pool or clubhouse?
Make a list, and contact Trophy Signature Homes to learn which of our communities of new construction homes would be the right fit for you. We specialize in thoughtfully designed neighborhoods and affordable new homes with state-of-the-art technology and contemporary floor plans. This means that wherever you find your home with us, we will do everything we can to ensure it’s your dream home.
Relocating to DFW is a great opportunity to start the next chapter in your life. Why not open that new chapter with a new home?
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