Art in public spaces! The public gets an opportunity to enjoy fine art at various public venues, while artists, in turn, receive city-wide recognition. The most recent art theme used was the "Hollywood Film Cowboys," depicting famous 'wild west' actors, like Clint Eastwood on Davis Boulevard, Yul Brynner on the Cottonbelt Trail and Paul Newman in Northfield Park.
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Competitive real estate taxes! Low-cost construction material and quality housing infrastructure, plus a prime location (a few minutes from Dallas and Fort Worth) make this region an attractive real estate model. Tarrant County has a lower property tax burden than northeastern states (namely New Jersey, Connecticut and New York). Taxes comprise 1.2% of a home's value. Look around the Glenview Drive and Lola Drive areas for affordable housing.
Outdoor fun! Everyone talks about the gorgeous NRH2O Water Park! The park, located on Boulevard 26, has an artificial ocean where you can simulate floating on the waves. The city has several breathtaking parks, too, including Richfield Park and Norich Park.
Vacancy rates are bountiful! Don't worry about competing for your idyllic home; there are plenty of head-turning locations to choose from, including the Rumfield Road and Green Valley neighborhoods. With a 3% homeowner vacancy rate and 11.2% rental vacancy rate above the national average, new residents looking to settle have plenty of options to choose from!
Educational museums and cultural centers! Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, located on Gendy Street, will totally satisfy a wide range of audiences, with hundreds of programs to choose from. Other notable cultural sites include the Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art, which reflects this philanthropist's finest and most focused collection of Western art in America.
Home values are rising! More residents are buying homes, since the housing market is on the up-and-up. The steady growth in home sales above their list prices attests to this rising confidence. Around 76% of residents are currently homeowners, and several are going the route of rent to own as a more affordable option. Rent to own houses can be found in neighborhoods such as Mid Cities Boulevard and Chapelwood Drive.
Home-style cuisine! Cotton Patch Cafe on Davis Boulevard will whip up their popular meatloaf for you, or try Niki's Italian Bistro for a home-cooked plate of spaghetti.
Sounds of Spring Concert Series: Enjoy great music, food and relaxation under the stars during April and May on Friday nights at NRH Plaza. Want to play your own? Head to Musical Palette to buy your own instrument or take lessons.
Experience the Iron Horse Golf Course! This 18-hole, Dick Phelps-designed course was voted the best golf course in Tarrant County by AvidGolfer Magazine. The gorgeous landscape is also great for weddings and banquets, the golf course offers the services of in-house Chef at C.A. Sanford's Grill (right on the property).
Attractive deals for home renters! Roughly 34% of the housing market caters to renters, particularly newcomers. The median price asked for rent is 20% less than the national average. Rent to own homes offer even more appealing options for newcomers due to the very nature of these contracts; find ideal locations are in Riata Park and Shadow Creek.
Participate in the exciting Photo Finish Contest! Amateur photographers have an opportunity to build a good portfolio by being featured on the Parks and Recreation Board website. The photos showcase different natural tapestries, such as Richfield Park, Dick Faram Park and other distinctive community landscapes.
Superior investment location! Voted as one of the 100 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine (2006), this city has amazing real estate offerings. Invest in a home in the Grapevine Highway or Precinct Line Road neighborhoods, which have the highest appreciation rates.
Release your dogs without disrupting others! Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park allows your pets to exercise and socialize freely. The park is also the hosting site of the annual NRH Dog Show, where proceeds go to their animal adoption center.
The Best place to chill out with friends! Sports bars are everywhere! You'll find the standard Applebee's and Chili's for cozy chats, but also locally owned happy-hour places, like Stingrays Sports and Flying Saucer.
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