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Renter’s Guide to Bent Tree – Preston Trail, Dallas TX

Bent Tree and Preston Trail offer everything you’d expect from upmarket golf- and country club communities. Flowing creeks and open green spaces place an emphasis on the outdoors, especially given the humid subtropical climate in this area. But residents also benefit from urban living being on their doorstep.

How far is Bent Tree – Preston Trail from Downtown Dallas?

Despite being 16 miles away, with ease of access to the Dallas North Tollway, the commute to Downtown Dallas only takes 25 minutes.

Dallas County, TX Demographics

  • Total Population2,616,130
  • Female 1,290,938
    Male 1,325,192
  • Median Age33

Cost of Living in Bent Tree – Preston Trail, Dallas

The cost of living in Bent Tree and Preston Trail sits slightly above that of other peripheral Dallas neighborhoods but still below that of the city center. A three-course meal for two at one of the best restaurants in Bent Tree will set you back $86, while monthly utilities average around $156.

Owning a car is vital if you’re considering moving to Bent Tree or Preston Trail; the neighborhood isn’t served by Dallas’ public transportation (the DART rail line and Dallas bus system).

Average Rent in Dallas County, TX

  • Dallas County, TX Average Rental Price, February 2018$1,135/mo
  • Studio$895
  • 1 Bedroom$1,035
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,260

Dallas County, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7008%
  • $701-$1,00040%
  • $1,001-$1,50037%
  • $1,501-$2,00011%
  • > $2,0004%

Dallas County, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
February 2018 $1,135 $895 $1,035 $1,260
May / 2017 $1,127 $888 $1,026 $1,252
Jan / 2017 $1,097 $863 $996 $1,220
Sept / 2016 $1,088 $843 $984 $1,215
May / 2016 $1,075 $840 $977 $1,194
Jan / 2016 $1,041 $809 $944 $1,158
Sept / 2015 $1,019 $791 $921 $1,135
May / 2015 $997 $769 $902 $1,110
Jan / 2015 $966 $755 $872 $1,075

Living in Bent Tree – Preston Trail, Dallas

There are many benefits to living in Bent Tree or Preston Trail. There is a friendly, tightly-knit community here—attracting younger families in recent years—, away from the bustle of central Dallas.

One of the cons of living in Bent Tree is that, with Addison Airport on its southwest border, there’s the possibility of some noise pollution. All in all, though, the area is green and tranquil; a far cry from Dallas’ center.

Things to do in Bent Tree – Preston Trail, Dallas

With its 18-hole tour event golf course, swimming pool and tennis courts, the Bent Tree Country Club is at the heart of the community. It requires membership, but, if you’re not interested in signing up for that, you still have Katie Jackson Park placed at your disposal, as well as North Bark Dog Park in case you have a four-legged friend to accompany you for a walk.

One of Dallas’ best shopping malls, the Galleria, is not even a 15-minute drive south. There’s also The Shops at Willow Bend, which (as well as retail therapy) offers an array of fun things to do with the family. Bent Tree and Preston Trail also have some of the best places to eat in Far North Dallas: especially Maguire’s and Picasso’s Pizza.

Employment and Economy in Bent Tree – Preston Trail

Bent Tree and Preston Trails are commuter communities, close to Dallas’ center and comfortably nestled between Addison, Timberglen, Willow Bend - Gleneagles, Renner and Prestonwood. Most residents work in retail, healthcare and professional scientific and technical services. The University of Texas at Dallas, another big employer, is also just a 12-minute drive away.

Dallas County, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households926,239
  • Family 609,973
    Non-family 316,266
  • Children 347,904
    No Children 578,335
  • Average People Per Household2.73
  • Median Household Income$49,660
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$990

Education in Bent Tree – Preston Trail

The schools in the area fall under the authority of the Dallas or Richardson ISDs, though the neighborhood is also within the catchment area of the Plano ISD. Plano West Senior High School has phenomenal pass rates, while, from the Dallas ISD, Jerry Junkins Elementary and E. D. Walker Middle perform very strongly.

Dallas County, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School10%
  • Some High School35%
  • Some College22%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree18%
  • Graduate Degree9%

Tips for Renting in Bent Tree – Preston Trail

The Texas Property Code safeguards renters’ rights. But it’s still worth being aware of some things: the landlord is obliged to repair or rectify anything that adversely affects your health or safety. You should also know that you have the right to “quiet enjoyment”, which is protecting you from being disturbed by your landlord or other tenants in the property.

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