Moving to Dallas & would like advice on East Dallas living.
April 10, 2011 11:48 AM Subscribe
My girlfriend and I are moving to the Dallas area for her doctoral internship in July. We're both East Coasters and haven't spent too much time in the south, so we are looking for answers to some questions about Dallas itself.
posted by neverminding to Work & Money (18 answers total)
She'll be working in the South Dallas school system around the Texas State Fair Park.
We're looking at the East Dallas area but that's about as far a we got. We're aware that there are many communities in the East Dallas area; are there any that you can recommend we check out or even avoid?
We'd like to find something with the following criteria:
- Small one or two bedroom house [ideally!!]
- Some kind of fenced in yard or local dog park within walking distance. We have a greyhound =)
- Access to shopping. Mainly groceries, coffee, etc. Walking or a short drive would be awesome.
There is always craigslist, but are there any recommended sites or real estate agencies that would do a better job of locating available properties?
We have a trip booked for the beginning of June. Do properties move slowly or should we setup everything in advance and not wait until we're in the area?
(on a selfish side-note: can you recommend any comic book stores/gaming stores in the area?)
Any help would be appreciated!