Ranked by WalletHub As #3 Real Estate Market in the Nation

For both buyers and renters, Allen offers a diverse selection of housing options to fit a wide range of lifestyle preferences.

Allen’s location in the northeast corner of Dallas-Fort Worth offers a unique variety of housing options that meet the full range of urban living to rural living.

  • Housing within the city of Allen ranges from traditional suburban single-family homes to modern space-efficient homes to mid-rise urban residential units in mixed-use developments.
  • Estate-style homes with large lots capable of supporting equestrian activity can be found just 10 minutes from Allen.
  • In addition, Allen’s location offers a reverse commute for works who prefer classic urban neighborhoods such as Donwtown Dallas, Uptown Dallas, Deep Ellum, Lakewood, or the Park Cities.

More Bang For Your Buck

#2 Best Place to Live in the US
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Ranked as the #3 Best City for First Time Home Buyers

  • Homes in Allen offer a variety of choices among different sizes and values for both buyers and renters.
  • Prices start at $150,000 for starter homes with character and go upwards of $1,000,000.
  • Allen’s location on the suburban edge of Northeast Dallas-Fort Worth offers additional choices for those who prefer lots greater than 1 acre without a long commute or sacrificing access to amenities.


median listing price

$115 - $120 /sf

Starting price for homes

$330+ /sf

Highest price


#1 Best Suburb for Millennials in Texas – CNBC

A wide range of apartment options are available for families, young professionals, and seniors.

  • Design styles range from mid-rise lofts in mixed-use developments to more traditional garden style apartments.
  • Apartments in Allen are typically new and highly amenitized—Over 62% of units have been built in the last 15 years.
  • Most of Allen’s apartments have been developed next to the city’s award-winning trail system, supporting an active lifestyle for runners and pet owners.
  • # Bedrooms
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bedroom
  • 3 Bedroom
  • Average Rent
  • $1,049
  • $1,328
  • $1,617
  • Average Rent Per SF
  • $1.32
  • $1.17
  • $1.22