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Life Is Good in Allen, TX

Located between Plano and McKinney almost directly north of Dallas, Allen, TX is a world of good small-town living. Community spirit, beautiful homes and neighborhoods, and a wealth of outdoor and recreational opportunities blend perfectly with outstanding big-city attractions and amenities, offering Allen residents an extremely high quality of life. Though it’s located just minutes from all the opportunities of Dallas, Allen is bursting with so much potential, you might never need to leave!

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Why Do Residents Choose Allen?

It's not hard to get outside

It’s not hard to get outside in Allen. Over 800 acres of parkland offer nearly endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, including sports fields and courts, disc golf courses, batting cages, beautiful lakes, aquatics centers, and nearly 50 miles of hiking, biking, and nature trails. Additionally, the vast Lake Lavon is located just 10 miles east of Allen, where you’ll find some of the best camping, fishing, boating, beaches, and watersports in North Texas.

It's home to top attractions

Allen showcases several top attractions in the North Texas area. The Allen Event Center is home to the ECHL Allen Americas, the Texas Revolution indoor football team, and the Dallas Sidekicks Major Arena Soccer team. It also hosts major events, concerts, and performances throughout the year. Also in Allen is Hydrous Wakepark at Allen Station—one of only a few wakeboard parks in the country—the Edge at Allen Station—one of the largest extreme skate parks in Texas—and kidMania at Celebration Park—one of the largest handicap-accessible playgrounds in the US.

There's plenty of fun to be found

There’s no end to the entertainment when you live in Allen! Dine at one of over 200 restaurants. Catch a performance by the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra. Learn to skate at the Allen Community Ice Rink. Or attend one of Allen’s top events, like the Summer Sounds Concert Series, the Christmas Tree Lighting, or the favorite Market Street Allen USA Celebration, which features live music and entertainment, festival foods, games and activities for all ages, and more.

Job opportunities are plentiful

Though Allen is located just a short drive from all the opportunities of Dallas, it is also home to several of its own top employers, including Allen ISD, The Village at Allen, The Village at Fairview, Allen Premium Outlets, Watters Creek at Montgomery Farms, Experian, Frontier Communications, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.

Education is top-notch

Students of Allen are served by Allen Independent School District, which is comprised of 17 elementary schools, three middle schools, and Allen High School, as well as one freshman center and one Alternative Education Center. It is home to Eagle Stadium, where Allen High School’s championship football team plays, and Allen Eagle Escadrille, Allen High School’s top-performing marching band.

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Allen at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Downtown Dallas: 25 mi
Lavon Lake: 10 mi
Airport: Dallas/Fort Worth (35 mi)
Major Roads: US-75, Rayburn Tollway

Quick Facts

Population: 94,179
Growth Since 2000: +116%
Zip Codes: 75002, 75013, 75025
County: Collin
Mean Home Price: $255,874

Allen Home Buying Resources

A huge variety of beautiful, affordable, and luxurious homes await throughout the outstanding neighborhoods of Allen. Find your dream home or condo in Allen by contacting Glazers Realtors, your local Dallas real estate experts, today.

Buying a Home in Allen

Finding the home that's right for you—and closing the deal—can be challenging. That's why it's important to choose an experienced team of real estate professionals who know the Allen area and its unique real estate market unlike any other. And at Glazers Realtors, we don't just have in-depth knowledge of the area; we also have easy-to-use search tools, home-buying guides, and more.

Selling a Home in Allen

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to selling a home. You have to list at exactly the right price, market to the right audience, declutter and stage it perfectly, open it up for showings, and handle all that paperwork... Wouldn't it be easier to have a professional juggle all those pieces? When you work with Glazers Realtors, you're enlisting a team of experts who can help you do just that—while selling your home for top dollar.

About Glazers Realtors

You can't trust just anyone to achieve your goals. Glazers Realtors has ample experience buying and selling homes, investment properties, and more in the Allen real estate market. Not only do we have a wide array of certificationsrelocation resources, and recommended vendors, we have a unique commitment to helping our clients in any way we can. To get a better feel for the work we do, check out some of our past client testimonials. If you ever have any questions about the real estate market, home buying, or home selling, please reach out to us. We're here to help.

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