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Lewisville Texas real estate offers homebuyers one of the factors that is most considered when looking at homes for sale – location, location, location! Read more about Lewisville or view Lewisvile, TX homes for sale below:

Just 26 miles north of downtown Dallas, situated right between Lake Lewisville and Lake Grapevine, Lewisville occupies about 41 square miles in North Texas. The two lakes, with a total of nearly 43,000 acres of glistening Texas water between them, attract more than 6 million fun seekers each year.

Lewisville’s population is just over 78,000 and growing, with a considerable number of buyers increasingly seeking out homes for sale in Lewisville each year.

Lewisville Lifestyle

When you look at Lewisville Texas real estate, you’ll find a small but incredibly popular city. The safe neighborhoods and affordable homes in Lewisville Texas are a big draw for families, while the location of the city serves as a nice retreat for students at the nearby University of North Texas and Texas Women’s University in Denton. Not many DFW cities can boast such a wide fan base!

Another factor to consider about Lewisville TX real estate is the schools. Lewisville ISD consists of 31 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, and 6 high schools. Approximately 98% of students graduate from the district’s high schools, and 66% of high school seniors go on to pursue a college education. Also within the city limits is a satellite campus of North Central Texas College, a 2-year campus that provides a convenient educational opportunity for locals.

Lewisville TX real estate appraises at approximately $87,396 for a single family home – pretty reasonable compared to other cities and considering all that Lewisville offers. The primary local employer in Lewisville is Xerox, and residents are spending their hard earned money readily at Lewisville’s Vista Ridge Mall and the conveniently close Grapevine Mills Mall. Downtown Lewisville is still thriving, too: antique stores, boutiques, and unique craft stores offer residents a welcome contrast to mall shopping.

If you’re still not convinced that Lewisville TX real estate is worth a look, consider what some local and national publications have had to say about the city: Local favorite D Magazine ranked Lewisville 25th among North Texas cities with regard to safety, education, housing value, and ambience. CNN Money magazine named Lewisville 69th out of 100 small cities in terms of jobs, crime, schools, home prices, and other factors like green space and local attractions.

What’s Happening in Lewisville

What’s there to do in Lewisville? In a word, the lake! Lake Lewisville is immensely popular among residents all over DFW. It provides an impressive 233 miles of shoreline and 3 marinas where many affluent local residents store beautiful yachts and personal watercraft. The lake is also touted as an urban bass fishing hot spot and offers the best environment for major water sports in Texas. Visitors enjoy camping, trails, and even nightlife at waterfront hangout Sneaky Pete’s, which offers sand volleyball and live music.

With its location right in the sweet spot referred to as the Golden Triangle, where Tarrant, Denton, and Dallas counties meet, Lewisville is an ideal mid-city for those who like to enjoy the DFW Metroplex in its entirety. Though the commute to Dallas can be lengthy, in-town offerings are plentiful enough that you should be able to enjoy yourself locally. If you’re up for a drive to some fun, easy access to both the East and West branches of interstate 35 will get you anywhere you want to go.

New developments in Lewisville include a new Hilton Garden Inn and an expanded medical center.

Lewisville Quick Facts

  • Lewisville once had a reputation as a farming community; the high school’s mascot is the Fighting Farmer!
  • The construction of DFW Airport in 1974 is responsible for Lewisville’s growth over the last 20+ years.
  • The 1.7 mile Lake Lewisville Toll Bridge is slated to open to traffic in 2009.

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Coleen Donovan - Keller Williams Realty - Dallas, Texas
Licensed REALTOR in the State of Texas