Arlington Real Estate
Welcome to Arlington, Texas
If you love attending big-time sports and entertainment events, living in Arlington is ideal. As the entertainment capital of Texas, the City is home to Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, the International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame, and the Dallas Cowboys’ $1 billion AT&T Stadium. In Arlington, you’re never far from the action.
There are a lot more reasons Arlington is a great place to live and play.
Arlington offers residents a strong, safe and fun community with neighborhoods to suit any lifestyle. College students have plenty of options near their campus. Young professionals can choose from trendy new apartment communities near downtown or purchase a home in one of the nation’s fastest developing real estate markets. Couples looking to start a family, or in the middle of raising one, will find plenty of home living options near some of the best-rated schools in Texas. Arlington is an affordable city to live in.
Strategically located within the center of the DFW Metroplex, Arlington is approximately 15 miles east of downtown Fort Worth and 20 miles west of downtown Dallas and approximately 8 miles from DFW International Airport, the fourth busiest airport in the world in terms of aircraft movement. Arlington’s quality of life is second to none, with a low cost of living, affordable housing, 4,600 acres of parkland and world-class entertainment venues that attract over 10 million visitors a year.
The Arlington Independent School District is a premier school district and a leader in education. The school district includes 10 high schools, 11 junior high schools and 55 elementary schools that serve the majority of Arlington students. Getting a top-notch college education today doesn’t have to mean leaving the state, region or city limits. The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to the promotion of lifelong learning through its academic and continuing education programs. UT Arlington is the second biggest institution in the University of Texas system only trailing the main campus in Austin. Recognized internationally as an R&D powerhouse, UT Arlington is a leader in the region and state with education, research, and training and is one of the most diverse colleges in the country. Arlington is also home to Arlington Baptist College and Tarrant County College (TCC) Southeast Campus, a comprehensive two-year institution dedicated to providing affordable quality education, serving thousands of students through many academic and workforce development programs.