Irving, Texas is the hometown of singer, Selena Gomez; musician, David Garza, and Jeremy Wariner, an Olympic Sprinter. Irving used host the Dallas Cowboys Football team at Texas Stadium before it was demolished in 2008. Not far away in Las Colinas the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas will be completed towards the end of 2010. In this historic, multi-cultural town and surrounding area, someone looking for a reasonably priced home, a mild winter climate, and employment prospects will find a good bargain in this town that has big city amenities and opportunities with the benefits of a small town atmosphere. The family is away from the busy traffic but access is just minutes away.
Families will find Irving a good place to raise children. Irving Independent School District, Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District, and Coppell Independent School District serve the area with several private schools, including North Hills Preparatory Uplift charter school, Winfree Academy Public Charter and Cistercian Prepartory School for boys. Adult education is convenient with University of Dallas and North Lake College, Dallas County Community College, University of Phoenix and Devry University offering higher educational opportunities for the residents of Irving.
Several highways serve Irving, like the Airport Freeway, SH 183, LBJ Freeway (I-635), John Carpenter Freeway, and SH 114, and the George Bush Turnpike. This allows Irving prime access to the benefits of businesses, work, and entertainment in Dallas. Numerous bus routes and the construction of the DART Orange Line provide public transportation to DFW Airport.
Irving is a prime homebuyers’ location with an opportunity to buy at lower prices in an area that is in the booming stage. There are homes available from under $100,000 and up for a three bedroom, 2 baths home. The best place to begin looking for a home in Irving is to go to the area and seek the assistance of a local realtor who can combine your needs and preferences with your price range. Before going to Irving, a good place to begin is on the internet. There are several websites that offer an idea of what to expect and you can have a chance to look around the town, using the virtual tours that are available via the websites. You can also check with your own realtor, if you prefer and ask for information. Many realtors have access to contacts in other states and cities. This is a perfect time to find homes for sale in Irving, Texas.