Richardson is a close knit, family-friendly enclave just 10 miles north of Downtown Dallas, which boasts 40 miles of hike and bike trails, 23 miles of walkways, several neighborhood parks and 2 golf courses (one private, one public). Richardson is a very cultural city, featuring the renowned Eisesmann Center Performance Hall, and the city sponsors the very popular Wildflower Arts and Music Festival, on the 3rd weekend in May, as well as the Cottonwood Art Festival in May and October.
Transportation to and from Richardson is a breeze from the 4 DART light rail station locations.The University of Texas at Dallas is located in the heart of Richardson. Many Fortune 1000 companies have headquarters in Richardson: State Farm, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cisco Systems, RealPage, Samsung Mobile, Fossil, Inc., Geico, AT&T, Metro PCS, and Fujitsu Network Communication, to name a few.
The Richardson ISD maintains exemplary schools, and many of the Richardson neighborhoods have very affordable housing prices. Almost half of the homes in Richardson were built in the 70’s, and have the classic ranch elevations. Convenience, affordability and safety continue to make Richardson a popular place for first time homebuyers!