Allen Real Estate

Family Circle recently ranked Allen among America’s 10 Best Towns for Families. Allen also placed in the Top 10 in D Magazine’s ranking of over 60 suburbs in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Allen has also been ranked by Money magazine as one of the Best Places to Live, and Forbes ranked Allen 19th Best Place to Move. These rankings measure criteria such as job growth, home affordability, safety, public school quality, arts and leisure and ease-of-living.

A decidedly white-collar city, Allen is a city of professionals seeking the best of the best for their families. Allen truly has something for everyone. The Allen Event Center holds 8,000 people and offers 35,000 square feet of meeting space, playing host to many convention and trade shows and also serving as an entertainment capital—event sporting a community ice rink. The Center is home of the Allen American Hockey Team, Texas Revolution Football team and Dallas Sidekicks Soccer. Residents and visitors alike enjoy an array of entertainment venues held at the Center, including one of the top five rodeos in Texas, occurring each November.

For shoppers, it is a paradise including the renowned Allen Premium Outlets with 100 outlet stores. Outdoor enthusiasts will also find the best of everything they need at Cabela’s. Boutiques and dining venues are also part of several of the master-planned communities in Allen. Also a family entertainment capital, Allen boasts TopGolf, Hydrous Wake Park, Cosmic Jump, Splitsville bowling alley, kidMania Playground and Spray Ground, The Edge extreme sports park, the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, and even more. Allen also celebrates holidays in a big way. December in Allen offers a variety of holiday traditions, while Market Street Allen USA Celebration is one of the largest and most spectacular Independence Day events in North Texas.

Allen - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Allen: $444,800 / County Avg $614,100

36%

Avg Taxes in Allen: $9,100 / County Avg $10,500

43%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Allen: 2,472 / County Avg 2,987

41%

Avg Price per/ft2 in Allen: $180 / County Avg $206

87%

Avg Walkscore in Allen: 37 / County Avg 28

66%

Avg Year Built in Allen: 2004 / County Avg 2003

50%

Avg Days on Website in Allen: 68 / County Avg 71

48%

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