Garland real estate offers the unique opportunity to live in a large city with small town appeal. Contrasting old school charm in its quaint historical downtown with the sophistication of its state of the art Granville Arts Complex, Garland residents get to experience a taste of both worlds.
Ideally located in the Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex, Garland is a city flowing with economic growth due to its varied industries. Garland is home to over 230,000 residents yet maintains a small town feel with Small Business Saturday and the annual Garland Autumn Festival. After being named one of CNN and Money Magazine's Top 100 places to live it is no wonder Garland real estate is in demand.
Those who call Garland home enjoy over 2,800 acres of parkland including the popular Lake Ray Hubbard. Ranked 2nd best in the state of Texas by Dallas Morning News, Garland's Firewheel Golf Park is a PGA qualifying course. The education in Garland is second to none with a student-to-teacher ratio of 16 to 2. Students who call Garland home benefit from an International Baccalaureate program and several magnet programs in their high schools.
The hometown atmosphere of Garland has attracted some Hollywood attention with several episodes of the past series Texas Walker Ranger being filmed here as well as some scenes in Fox Networks' more recent show Prison Break. More notably former Garland resident Mike Judge based the setting for his popular animated television show King of the Hill on the city. With such diversity Garland real estate is appealing to just about everyone. It is the perfect place to call home.