We Serve the Greater North Dallas Area

Keyrenter North Dallas has proven to be successful time and time again, which is why we are eager to expand in order to offer our services wherever we can.

We know our strategy works, and we hope each one of our customers can experience that strategy firsthand.

By realizing that each person and property has unique needs, Keyrenter is able to find the right tenants, perform proper maintenance, and much more so you can reap the benefits you deserve.

We currently provide our services to select areas in the North Dallas area but may expand to others down the road.

Cities We Serve

Addison

Located just North of Dallas, the town of Addison is well-known in the Dallas-Fort Worth region for its restaurant scene and bustling nightlife. At the time of the 2010 census, the town had a population of roughly 13,000. The U.S. Census Bureau now estimates the population has grown to over 15,300, making it one of the largest towns in Texas. During the daytime hours, the number of people in the town can rise to over 100,000. Whether it be shopping, eating out, or utilizing park space, the residents of this town have a wide range of activities at their disposal.

The town also boasts a 55,000 square foot athletic club that offers a variety of athletic, health, and recreational programs. The resident-only facility includes swimming pools, a gymnasium, an indoor track, weight circuits, cardio equipment, and more. When it comes to outdoor offerings, residents are able to utilize 118 acres of local park space.The climate is typical for the area and it is considered to be in the humid subtropical region. Summers are very hot and humid, with the average high temperature hovering around 96 degrees. Winters are mild and dry, but cold fronts can cause temperatures to fluctuate rapidly in the winter months. January is usually the coldest month, with an average daytime temperature of 47 degrees.

Whether you are residing in the area or just visiting, you’ll find plenty to do without having to leave town. The town offers a unique commercial environment that you won’t be able to find in other suburbs. Spend the afternoon shopping at the Galleria Dallas or visiting the Cavanaugh Flight Museum. Pass the night away at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar or catch a show at the Watertower Theatre. There are many more experiences to be had if you’re willing to make the short drive to downtown Dallas. Neighboring Dallas is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. It offers everything from professional sporting events and museums, to the state fair and other cultural events. Dallas also has one of the highest domestic migration rates in the United States, with people from all over the nation flocking to the area.

Students may attend the Dallas or Farmers Branch-Carrollton Independent School Districts. There are also many highly-rated private schools in the area to choose from. Over 56 percent of the adult population has a bachelor’s or advanced degree, which is well above the national average of 21.84 percent.

The area was settled in 1846 and its first industry was a cotton gin that opened in 1902. It became an incorporated town on June 15, 1953. Since the 1980s, the town has experienced massive economic growth. Besides having more than 170 restaurants and 22 hotels, the town is also home to the Mary Kay and Dresser Inc. headquarters. In 2016, a Fundera study ranked the town as the second-best place in Texas to start a small business. Much of the land area is also taken up by the Addison airport, which is the third-largest general aviation airport in the nation.

This Texas town is very diverse and continues to grow culturally, with 22.52 percent of residents having been born outside of the United States. The majority of residents identify as White, followed by Black or African-American. The Latino or Hispanic population accounts for 23.07 percent of residents. Although the most spoken language is English, other languages spoken here include Mexican and Korean. Important ancestries of people in the area are Irish, English, Italian, and European. For the most part, it is a white-collar town and 89.23 percent of workers are employed in white-collar positions such as management, sales, and finance. The US Census bureau reports the median household income between 2012-2016 was $70,559.

The real estate market in the area is healthy and continues to thrive. According to Zillow, the median home value is $338,100. Home values have gone up 3.3 percent in the past year and they are predicted to rise by 4.8% in the coming year. The latest US Census Bureau also reports that the median selected monthly owner costs being $1,996 with a mortgage and $680 without a mortgage. The median gross rent in the area is $1,142. According to NeighborhoodScout, 78.4 percent of residents are renters, and the remaining 21.6 percent are owners of property. There are 22 apartment complexes in the area that each offer different amenities and floor plans. Apartments of any type for any budget can be found within about 5 square miles.

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Fairview

Fairview is just a skip and a hop from Dallas and Fort Worth in Collin County, Texas. With fewer than 10,000 residents, this suburb is small but full of life. It sits between the historic town of McKinney and the famous Southfork Ranch. Within ten miles from home, locals can see 19th century buildings and tour the grounds where the TV show “Dallas” was filmed.

You don’t have to leave the city limits to find great shopping opportunities; the neighborhood’s town center has everything from department stores to health food markets. You’ll love the iPic Theaters and various restaurants. Your food choices include Latin cuisine, home style cooking, Vietnamese specialties, and more. At the center of it all is the fountain where you can either watch a show or let the kids play in the water.Many neighborhoods in Fairview are affluent. The median value of the area’s condos and houses is nearly $400,000 whereas the statewide value is $160,000. With household incomes that are well above the national average, people in this small community can afford a comfortable existence. More than 99 percent of the town’s residents have a high school diploma, and many hold college degrees.

One very prestigious subdivision is located in the center of the town; Oakwood Estates features single family homes that can cost more than $1,000,000. The houses are mostly Mediterranean-style or traditional structures with at least three bedrooms and as many as six bathrooms. Floor plans offer up to 6,959 square feet of living quarters.

The expensive homes in Oakwood Estates often sit on lots that exceed five acres. You can opt for a more moderately-priced house in the neighborhood. Since the subdivision has regular-sized lots too, the median home value in Oakwood Estates is $937,000.

Just around the corner is Collinwood Acres where you can get a spacious new house for between $400,000 and $700,000. It will probably sit on one or two acres. If you love this subdivision but want more land, then watch for one of its larger estates to go on the market. You can occasionally find a house in the $1,000,000 range with lots of property.

The folks who live in this North Texas suburb are generally a little older than their neighbors in surrounding districts. The median age is 52, so the town has a need for retirement communities. You’ll find one on the east side of town called Heritage Ranch; another is on the far west side and is named Villas in the Park.

These retirement communities offer single family homes in the area’s median price range; with less than $400,000, a person 55 or older can purchase a cozy but comfortable house. Both are located on the south end of town. Many other housing developments in the area lure potential homeowners with their grassy lots and upscale dwellings.

If you’re not ready to buy property at this time, then consider renting a place in this lovely Texas suburb. Monthly rent payments are from $1,100 to $1,200 for average size condos and other multi-unit structures. You can find out what it’s like to live in this beautiful community before making a commitment.

Although Dallas is sprawling with urban growth, most residents of the northern suburbs work fairly close to home. Commercial activity is booming both inside and outside the Dallas beltway. Therefore, many people never have to fight the big city traffic. The average commute time is 30 minutes.

The climate in Fairview is mild; very little snow falls during the winter months. Year-round rainfall is average, so the sun is shining most of the time. The temperature during the summertime is often over 90 degrees Fahrenheit while January temperatures usually stay above freezing.

If you have children, then you’ll love the ratings of the local public school system. The Lovejoy Independent School District outranks its neighboring districts although they are all highly recommended for scholastic achievement. The area has very good private schools as well.

Once your kids graduate from high school, they have a good number of options for college. Amberton University is conveniently located, and the University of Texas at Dallas is within driving distance. With community colleges and private institutions, the Dallas area gives your children the option to study close to home.

The crime rate in Fairview and its surrounding towns is well below the national average. This suburb is a great place to live, work, and play. Contact us today and let us help you find the right neighborhood for you and your family.

Little Elm

Located to the northwest of Dallas, Little Elm is one of the fastest growing regions in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Many people enjoy living in this Texas city because it provides an outdoor lifestyle while being conveniently close to many major employment hubs. Between 2000 and 2010, population in the area increased by 610 percent, and it continues to grow at a rapid rate.

The town is primarily white and Hispanic, with about 70 percent of residents being white and 24 percent being Latino. There is also a significant amount of African Americans and Asians in the city, so it is quite diverse. Most people in the town speak English, but there are also many Spanish and Chinese speakers. With a median age of 31.8, the town is primarily home to young professionals and their families.The area is considered a good place to raise a family, and according to the FBI, it is the 18th safest city in the nation. Due to the huge amount of population under the age of 18, the town focuses on providing great education. They have three school districts, the Little Elm ISD, Frisco ISD, and Denton ISD, and they are known for having one of the largest athletic stadiums in the entire Dallas Fort Worth region.

The older parts of the city are on the eastern edge, while the western region contains several new master planned communities. These new subdivisions include Frisco Ranch, The Towers by the Park, and Paloma Creek. The town is famed for its great city planning, and it has received a Certificate of Achievement for Planning Excellence in 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. This signifies how well the town is layed out. Residents appreciate the easy access to education, restaurants, business, and parks from anywhere in the city.

Because it is expanding so rapidly, most of the city’s government buildings, parks, and shops are relatively new. This is also true for the housing in the area. Little Elm contains a nice mixture of single family homes, town houses, duplexes, apartments, and residential estates, so it is easy to find the right type of housing for your needs. Compared to the rest of Texas, the town is a little pricey, but it is much more affordable than Dallas.

The median asking price for homes is about $325,000, and it ends up being roughly $128 per square foot. Keep in mind that homes end up selling for a median price of just $272,804 despite their slightly higher listing price. This means that you can end up saving big while purchasing a home as long as you have an experienced professional helping to negotiate with you. Median renting price is $1,750, which is a little higher than the Dallas Fort Worth median price, but all the new apartments in the area come with advantages. Most of them tend to be luxury rental properties with plenty of amenities and nice features.

Residents can easily access the Dallas North Tollway after a five-minute drive, and they can use this to conveniently reach many metropolitan areas. Other major roadways include the Eldorado Parkway, which links the city to US 75 and I 35 E, the US 380 corridor, and the FM 423 thoroughfare. Due to the thoughtful planning of this Texas town, all the major roads are conveniently near the major neighborhoods without being unpleasantly close.

The area is notable for having more miles of shoreline than anywhere else in the Dallas Fort Worth area. It is near the lovely Lewisville Lake, and locals have the chance to use a huge swimming beach, a marina, or a few boat ramps to access the water. Those who want to appreciate the outdoors without getting in the water can hike along the miles of lakeside trails or play in the parks.

The city’s climate is classified as humid subtropical, which means it has mild winters and warm summers. You can enjoy the lovely weather at any one of the city parks, including Cottonwood Park, Beard Park, McCord Park, and Union Park. These parks host many community events, such as live music at the outdoor amphitheater, a fall festival, a July Jubilee, and seasonal triathlon and 5K races.

The great family environment and conveniently urban location of Little Elm make it a very busy housing market. People are constantly moving in and looking for places to buy or rent. With the right property manager, it is very easy to have a bustling rental business in this town. Contact us today to learn more about how our property managers can help you.

Murphy

This medium-sized city is located in southern Collin County and shares its western border with the booming city of Plano. Located just 20 miles from downtown Dallas and 35 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. This area is considered to be in the humid subtropical region with very hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters. Collin County is the wealthiest county in Texas, and this city features predominantly new construction. With low crime rates, high graduation rates, and access to many amenities, there is no wondering why it is filled with young families and continues to grow.

Residents have easy access to retail and will find that there are community events nearly every month to enjoy. There is always a reason to get out and about whether it is the Craft Beer Festival and Community Concert, Maize Days, or the annual Rainbow Trout Roundup. Home to the Frito-Lay and JC Penny headquarters, the neighboring All-America city of Plano also offers a variety of events and experiences. If you make the short trip to Plano, you will encounter everything from the bustling Plano Arts District and live music, to museums and over 800 restaurants.

The city is accommodated by both the Plano Independent School District and the Wylie Independent School District. Both districts have high-achieving and award-winning schools. 55.2 percent of adults in Murphy have obtained either a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree, and 93.5 percent have at least graduated high school. The community also is continuing to become more culturally and ethnically diverse. The population is primarily White; followed by Black or African American, Asian, and Hispanic or Latino. The population is also younger than the nation’s average, with a median age of 33.9 years old. It is a strong family community, with families (non-single residences) making up roughly 88 percent of the population.

The city boasts a strong parks and recreation department, as well as many community based initiatives and events. Programs such as Keep Murphy Beautiful emphasize recycling and beautification efforts. There are also a number of parks and trail systems spread throughout the city that residents may utilize. Along with improving quality of life of the residents, one of the goals of the Community Development Corporation is to help develop these parks, open spaces, and community facilities.

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The city was originally staked out in 1846 by settlers interested in land grants issued by the Peter’s Colony before Texas had even become a state. A post office was eventually established in 1891 shortly after the St. Louis Southwestern Railway arrived in the area. The city experienced a sharp population decline after the Great Depression as people migrated towards the Dallas metropolitan area seeking new employment opportunities. The population rose again in the 1970s, as the neighboring city of Plano expanded. The population continues to grow steadily, especially after the construction of the President George Bush Turnpike in 2000. Since the population growth and construction boom, the city has been ranked as one of the best places to live in Texas by multiple websites and magazines.

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the population was 20,482 as of July 1, 2016. The area is commonly recognized as a popular commuter city, with many people making the 32.5-minute average commute to nearby towns such as Plano and Wylie. 8.13 percent of people also work from home or telecommute, which is relatively high in comparison to the national average. 93.15 percent of workers perform white-collar jobs. The U.S. Census Bureau indicates that the median household income from 2012-2016 was $118,843.

Many people that move to the city are investing in new construction, making majority of the homes in the area relatively expensive. While the median price per square foot is still slightly less than that of Dallas, the median price of homes that have sold is $356,200. The US Census Bureau indicates that from 2012-2016 the median selected monthly owner costs were $2,316 with a mortgage and $850 without a mortgage. The median gross rent in the area during this time was $2,067.

According to Zillow.com, home values have gone up 5.9 percent in the past year and they are predicted to rise by an additional 4.1 percent in the coming year. If you’re looking into real estate in Texas, you would be hard-pressed to find a better place to build or buy a home.

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The Colony

The Colony was established in 1973 along the shores of Lewisville Lake in the northeastern region of Texas. Residents and visitors enjoy all of the amenities a city might offer along with the chance to engage in outdoor recreation activities in hundreds of acres of natural landscape. Educational, entertainment, dining and shopping opportunities are all available in the young community.

Arts and Culture

The Lakeside Arts Foundation promotes the fine arts by offering drawing and painting classes along with adult and children’s theatrical productions. The facility also offers musical presentations throughout the year. The Lakeside Community Theatre has presented live performances since 2001. Presentations are produced and performed by local residents.

Family Fun and Entertainment

The Aquatic Park features four pools including a shallow pool for very young guests. The facility also contains a sand volleyball court and shaded pavilions. The Community Center welcomes all to enjoy the variety of activities offered.

Visitors participate in traditional crafts or play cards. The building also has a computer lab. The Recreation Center boasts a full-sized gym where guests might play basketball or racquetball. Visitors of all ages enjoy playing air hockey, pool or ping pong in the game room or workout in the state-of-the-art fitness center.

The Five Star Hike and Bike Trail spans 1.3 miles in addition to having QR F.I.T. workout stations. Using a mobile device, fitness fanatics need merely read the QR code at each station to view videos of recommended exercises. The Shoreline Trail along Lewisville Lake spans 3.5 miles and welcomes walkers, joggers and cyclists. The location is ideal for enjoying the landscape and catching a glimpse of native wildlife.

The Hawaiian Falls Water Park offers the chance for escape from the heat by having water-based fun. Relax on inner tubes and journey along the lazy river. Thrill-seekers ride the Whirlwind 360, which features a 60-foot tower and body slide.

Families and friends test their military strategies at the Laser Tag-DFW facility. The outdoor location offers 30 acres of laser tag fields for abundant fun. There are also human hamster balls that enable passengers to run, roll and tumble on land and over water.

Lewisville Lake covers more than 29,000 acres. The destination has multiple marinas and boat ramps along with 16,500 acres of public parks. The lake remains popular for camping, hiking, biking and bird watching along with boating, fishing and swimming. Guests have the option of renting jet skis, kayaks, paddle boards or pontoon boats. There are also barbecue grills and picnic areas along with a sandy beach, horseshoe and volleyball courts and playgrounds. The Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has also placed multiple caches in and around the community for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy geocaching.

The Lava Cantina encompasses 28,000 square feet and seats more than 1,500 guests. The venue regularly presents scheduled indoor and outdoor live concerts in addition to having a bar and a restaurant. All of the shows presented are free of charge and range from local acts to widely-known international entertainers. The location’s restaurant boasts a rock n’ roll-themed atmosphere and a Creole-Mexican fusion cuisine. The venue can also be reserved for private events.

Nightlife options in the city also include a variety of nightclubs, pubs, bars and grills that offer a wide selection of snacks, meals and locally crafted brews. Each facility features its own unique vibe whether in the mood for live music and dancing, karaoke or typical dart and pool games.

Golf

The disc golf course has 18 holes that meander about 48 acres of picturesque landscape. The TopGolf facility provides guests with the challenging chance to hit microchip-containing golf balls at 11 different targets at distances of 20 to 240 yards away. Unlike conventional golf, high scores win the game.

The Texas community of The Colony also features three traditional golf clubs and courses. The Old American Golf Club was rated as being in the top 10 best public courses in the state. The Stewart Peninsula Golf Course lies on the scenic peninsula that borders Lewisville Lake. The 65-acre property features a nine-hole course having double greens. Each hole also has six teeing areas. The Tribute Golf Links & Guest House is also rated in the top 10 best courses in the state. The facility was designed to replicate famous Scottish locations complete with a clubhouse, restaurant and pro-shop.

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According to the 2014 U.S. Census, the community has 41,352 residents. The population is predominantly Caucasian. However, there are also African-American, Asian, Hispanic and people of other ethnic backgrounds who make their home here. The crime rate is significantly lower than Texas or United States averages, which makes the destination an attractive place to live. Thanks to the many nearby educational opportunities, nearly 34 percent of adults have at least a bachelor’s degree. Nearly 8 percent have a graduate or other professional degree.

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Buildings and homes found in the city span from the 1970s to the current day. The 2016 U.S. Census reports that the average household income was $77,619, which is higher than the state average. However, the cost of living is cheaper here compared to Texas or U.S. Averages. As of January 2018, the average cost of a home is recorded as $534,526. Monthly rent for a three-bedroom, two bathroom home is on average $1,800.

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