This upscale community is located in central Dallas County, four miles from downtown Dallas, and has approximately 9,000 residents. Known as one of the "Park Cities," this area features 43 parks, numerous churches and the legendary shopping spot Highland Park Village, which offers more than 80 shops, restaurants, offices and a movie theater. Many of the area parks border Turtle Creek which runs through the center of Highland Park. Lakeside Park, adjacent to Turtle Creek, is 14 acres and is beautifully landscaped. Highland Park is home to the prestigious Dallas Country Club.
The community is known for its considerable wealth with a mix of old money society leaders, corporate CEOs and art patrons. In June 2001, the area was ranked #60 in Worth magazine's list of 250 Richest Towns. Students in the community are served by Highland Park Independent School District, which is known as one of the top in the nation. The Highland Park High School has a legendary football team, which won the State Championship in 2005. A small portion of the area is also served by the Dallas Independent School District.
The University of Texas at Dallas is less than a 20-minute drive away, and Southern Methodist University is five minutes away. Industries that provide employment in Highland Park include professional, scientific, management and administrative services, real estate, rental and leasing, educational, health and social services. Highland Park real estate consists of single-family detached homes for sale, estate properties, condominiums and townhouses.
Local Real Estate Market: Prices of Highland Park, Texas Homes for Sale
Highland Park real estate options are diverse and offer a beautiful selection of homes. Condominiums and townhomes in Highland Park are priced from the mid-$200,000s-$400,000s to upwards of over $1 million. Highland Park's single-family homes are priced from the high $600,000s for lovely Cottage and Tudor-style homes. Gorgeous estate properties with swimming pools and newly built luxury estate homes are priced from the mid-$800,000s-$12 million.
Highland Park Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of October 24th, 2016: homes priced around $2,375,624 compared to $1,037,000 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +56%. For Wednesday, October 26th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.44%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.72%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.37%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.52%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Highland Park TX. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Highland Park to help you find the best home!