Denton TX Real Estate & Neighborhoods

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Drive Times from Denton to Dallas

  • Downtown Dallas: 35-50 minutes
  • Downtown Fort Worth: 35-50 min

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About Denton

Search homes for sale in Denton TX. See updated listings of Denton Texas homes for sale. Find new homes, homes with a pool, homes with a view or other selected features.  Search listings of Denton Texas homes actually available for purchase, not those already under contract. The median price of a Denton TX home was $371,500 in December 2023, while the average price was $431,000. Call today to speak to a Denton Texas real estate broker.

Denton Texas is home to over 140,000 residents situated along the I-35 corridor in the north end of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. The city of Denton is the seat of Denton County which has a population of roughly a million residents. Median family incomes in the city of Denton are slightly higher than the state average and median family incomes in Denton County are higher still.

A City of Contrasts

Denton is a city of contrasts, offering the amenities of a growing community and small-town charm. Popular Denton attractions include the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo and the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival. Recreation can also be found at Denton Country Club and Oakmont Country Club where golf and tennis are featured activities. If horses are your thing, you may want to reserve a space at one of the North Texas Horse Country Tours held throughout the year.

The Denton County Transportation Authority provides commuter rail and bus service to area locations like Highland Village, Frisco, McKinney and Allen with connections to other DFW destinations. DFW International Airport is located about 25 miles from Denton, roughly 45 minutes away by car.

Active Education Scene

Students are served by the Denton Independent School District which encompasses 180 square miles and multiple surrounding cities. Denton ISD operates 4 high schools, seven middle schools and 23 elementary schools in the area. Higher education needs are served by the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University with over 45,000 students enrolled annually.

Affordable City Living

Homes in Denton Texas are relatively affordable for the DFW area, with a good mix of both resale homes and new construction in various communities throughout the Denton area. You can find smaller ranch style homes for sale as well as many of the popular suburban homes offered by reputable new home builders. The master-planned community of Lantana, roughly 6 miles south of Denton, features a good stock of new and recently-constructed homes. The community of Canyon Falls in Northlake is also close by, about 9 miles south of Denton, just past the city of Argyle. For those 55+ Robson Ranch also offers patio homes in an active adult community setting. Harvest is a few miles to the south, and Union Park is a nice option east of the city.

Country Homes & Acreage Nearby

If space is what you desire, there are a number of larger acreage tracts available in Denton County providing an opportunity for custom construction and the ranch of your dreams. Denton County has hundreds of horse farms and ranches, some serving as training and breeding facilities. North Texas, and Denton County in particular, are renowned for their equine diversity. With all of the horse ranches in the Denton area, there is a good chance that your new home could be located next to one of these beautiful ranch properties.

Denton Texas Property Taxes

While prices have continued to climb, real property tax rates in Denton have come down. The latest rates for the three major taxing entities in Denton are as follows:

  • City of Denton – $0.561
  • Denton County – $0.189
  • Denton Independent School District – $1.159

When it comes to rental homes, inventory in Denton can be a little challenging with many of the university students absorbing rental stock during peak periods. The good news is that Denton is experiencing a growth cycle which is bringing additional multi-family and single-family housing stock to the local rental market.

A few of the more common questions about Denton include:

  • Where’s Denton TX? Where is Denton County? What’s Denton like?
  • How far is it from Denton to Dallas?
  • How much is a Denton House?
  • Can I find housing near UNT? Where do I find employment postings for UNT?
  • How can I find jobs at Denton ISD?
  • Where is the Denton Square?

If you are already in Denton Aaron Layman Properties offers a free move up program for owners of existing homes. Aaron can help you prep your existing home for sale, and help you find your new dream home.

For a better understanding of affordability and market conditions you can visit my page on Denton TX home prices. Aaron Layman Properties welcomes the opportunity to assist you with your Denton Texas relocation. Have a question about Denton TX real estate? We’re here to help!

Homes for Sale in Denton Tx by Price Range:

Denton Tx Neighborhoods

  • Parkvue Homes
  • Preserve at Pecan Creek Homes
  • Reserve at Creekside Homes
  • Robson Ranch Homes
  • Oakmont Homes
  • Montecito Homes
  • Country Club Village Homes
  • Thistle Hill Estate Homes
  • Shadow Brook Place Homes
  • Forrestridge Homes
  • Forest Meadow Homes
  • Teasley Trails Homes
  • Southridge Homes
  • Lexington Park Homes
  • Country Lakes Homes
  • Unicorn Lake Estates Homes
  • Sundown Ranch Homes
  • Wind River Estate Homes
  • Wheeler Ridge Homes
  • Ryan Meadows Homes
  • Harvest Hill Homes
  • Villages of Carmel Homes
  • Sherman Crossing Homes
  • Brentwood Place (townhomes)
  • Fireside Park Homes
  • Stark Farms Homes

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