Those owning a Richardson home enjoy the advantages of living a place that was ranked the 15th best place to live in the United States in 2006 by Money Magazine. There are many things about this city that make it desirable, especially the fact that it is home to The University of Texas at Dallas and many large telecommunication companies. Samsung, Texas Instruments, AT&T, Verizon, and several other large companies call Richardson home and employ many Richardson real estate owners. A short 20 minute drive from all Dallas amenities, Richardson has a population of just over 100,000 people.
There are many programs and amenities available to residents of Richardson. Beautiful parks and trails dot the city. There is a gymnastics facility, aquatics center, senior center, and much more. In addition to these year round programs, there are also many special events throughout the year such as a Christmas Parade, Santa’s Village, Cottonwood Art Festival, Family 4th of July, Huffhines Art Trails, and Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival. Whether looking for a family friendly area with many recreation programs and events, or a safe and affordable area close to all that the Dallas metro area has to offer, Richardson is worth checking out.