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See what makes the Dallas Region one of the best places to live in Texas. Explore our Essentials Guide to see everything both Texas natives and newcomers need to know about the Dallas Region!

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The Dallas Region is home to some of the most livable cities in America. When deciding where to live, the sky is the limit.

Expenses in DFW can be significantly lower than most other metro areas. But don’t take our word for it; use our cost calculator to see how we stack up.

Let us help you navigate your way around the freeways, highways, tollways, airports, and the DART system.

The Dallas Region offers a variety of schooling options: public, public charter, private or parochial, and homeschooling.

Explore modern mixed-use developments in every corner of the region that make the transition to DFW easier than area.

If you know, you know. We have moving checklists and important laws that will help your big move to the Dallas Region.

Our best places to eat, drink, and go in Dallas that will surely make you want to stay longer (maybe even forever).

Looking for places in the Dallas Region to explore? We did the research for you on some of the Region’s best-kept secrets.

Top 9 myths about the Dallas Region to help you understand what locals really know and love about Dallas.

Testimonials of Living in Dallas

Explore regional events, My Dallas Stories, and much more in our blog.

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