Living in Richardson offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Richardson, there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Richardson. The public schools in Richardson are highly rated. Richardson’s neighborhoods are as vibrant, friendly, and diverse as the people in them. Not only will you find the perfect home, but you will also find the perfect neighborhood. From spacious new condos to single-family homes in tree-lined neighborhoods, Richardson has great housing options. But don’t wait too long – homes are averaging only a month-and-a-half on the market, and that’s everything from starter homes in the $200Ks to dream homes above $1M.
Richardson is an affluent inner suburb of Dallas. It is home to The University of Texas at Dallas(UTD) and the Telecom Corridor®, with a high concentration of telecommunications companies. More than 5,000 businesses have operations within Richardson's 28 square miles, including many of the world's largest telecommunications/networking companies: AT&T, DirectTV, Verizon, Cisco Systems, Samsung, ZTE, MetroPCS, Texas Instruments, Qorvo, and Fujitsu. Richardson's largest employment base is provided by the insurance industry, with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas' headquarters located in the community along with a regional hub for GEICO, regional offices for United Healthcare, and one of State Farm Insurance's three national regional hubs. In July 2015, Richardson was named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Richardson has a long-range plan to provide bicycle facilities and to designate preferred bicycle routes on lower-volume, lower-speed roadways. There are now more than 15 miles of bike lanes in Richardson. n
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