Fort Worth TX Real Estate
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Suburbs of Fort Worth TX
Not finding what you like in Fort Worth? There are plenty of nearby cities that combine a great value with a lifestyle that fits around you and your family. The suburbs of Fort Worth include Fort Worth, River Oaks, Sansom Park, Blue Mound, Haltom City, Lake Worth, Saginaw, White Settlement, Richland Hills, and more. The average listing in the Fort Worth suburbs has had an average listing price of $243,341.
There are plenty of suburbs in the Fort Worth area to choose from. Here are five of the best locations, according to resident surveys.
Southlake: In 2015, Southlake ranked #5 in NerdWallet.com’s “America’s Highest Earning Cities” list, with 71.2 percent of the households reportedly earning more than $100,000 a year. The city’s public school system ranks second in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and its neighborhoods rank as some of the safest in the metroplex as well.
Trophy Club: Trophy Club has been touted by D Magazine several times as one of the best places to live in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. It is Texas’ first premiere planned community and was built around the only golf course designed by legendary golfer Ben Hogan. The city is known for the Trophy Club Country Club, which features two, 18-hole premiere golf courses.
Colleyville: Colleyville emerged from a number of small, rural settlements and was originally known as Bransford before it was named after Dr. Lilburn Howard Colley, who settled there in 1880. The city is known for its public education system, safety, weal and rural atmosphere.
Coppell: Coppell is considered a highly desirable place to live in Texas due to its great neighborhoods, including Alexander Court, Arbor Manors and Big Cedar. Activities for residents to participate in include shopping at the Coppell Farmer’s Market, enjoying the Coppell Nature Park and golfing.
Argyle: Argyle was originally known as Pilot Knob or Waintown in the 1850 when Europeans settled in the area. It was formally founded in 1881 after the Texas and Pacific Railroad built a track through the area. The city now has a population of 3,282 and 86% of the area is rural land.
Fort Worth Real Estate Market Health
The average Fort Worth home for sale in the last 90 days has had an average closing price of $240,266. The following zip codes have seen the largest amount of listings in the past 90 days: 76164, 76102, 76106, 76111, 76114, 76107, 76104, 76117, 76110. Of the current homes for sale in Fort Worth, the median price is $313,000, a value that has gone up 366% in the last year. The housing market is a seller’s market right now, which means the amount of homes for sale is lower than the number of buyers.
Fort Worth TX Things to Do
In the late 1800s, Fort Worth, Texas was an important trading post for cowboys at the end of the Chisolm Trail. Today, the city has grown to be a modern, culturally diverse city with the fifth-largest population in the state of Texas behind Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Austin.
From the Stockyards, to TCU football games, to the 4th largest zoo in the U.S., Fort Worth offers plenty for its residents of all ages to enjoy. It has been deemed an underrated gem by several publications and took the #5 spot in Forbes’ list of best cities to buy a home.
Fort Worth Cultural District
Fort Worth residents consider the Fort Worth Cultural District to be “without question, one of the finest collections of museums in America,” according to VisitFortWorth.com. Virtually the entire history of art is represented in a park-like setting, from antiquities to impressionism to modern designs.
The district is also home to the Will Rogers Memorial Center, where the annual Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is held each year. The center spans over 120 acres with state-of-the-art equestrian facilities (including an underground tunnel system) 5,652 seats divided into three show arenas and 94,000 square feet of exhibit space. The center even has its own fire station.
Nicknamed “the House of Tomorrow,” the acclaimed Casa Mañana is located in the Cultural District as well. The theater is known for bringing Broadway shows to Fort Worth in 1936 and still brings in more than 200,000 visitors every year.
The Stockyards National Historic District
The Stockyards National Historic District is considered one of the most popular attractions in Texas and Fort Worth’s biggest draw. It was founded in 1866 and housed millions of cattle while they were rested, sorted or shipped to another part of the state. Today, the historic area attracts visitors because of its concerts, rodeos, theatrical performances and shopping. You can even saddle up and do some trail riding of your own.
The Fort Worth Zoo
Annually ranked as one of the top zoos in the country, the Fort Worth Zoo provides an entire day’s worth of entertainment for the whole family. The zoo opened up as the first in Texas in 1909 with a lion, two bear cubs an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits. Today it spans 64 acres and houses a total of 542 animal species.