Buy Homes in Carrollton, Texas

Hello, my name is Sherien Joyner, Realtor, GRI, and live in Carrollton, Texas. If you are looking a for a Real Estate Agent who will work hard for you and who knows the area, I’m your Realtor!

I have put together a list of popular home searches for Carrollton. Just click on the links below and you will be taken to my IDX. There you can see all the houses that are currently on the market based on each of the search criteria. 

I have also written an article called “Is Carrollton, Texas A good Place To Live?” so you can see why so many people call it their home. 

Feel free to look around and mark any home you may be interested in. Also, if you are looking to search the entire Dallas metroplex or new housing, just click on either of the buttons below.

I have put together a comprehensive home buyer’s guide just for you. 

The Carrollton Community

Carrollton, Texas has something for everyone! Enjoy a stroll or bike ride along the scenic trails, indulge in delicious food at its diverse restaurants, and explore unique shops in its charming downtown area.

With vibrant parks and a lively community spirit, Carrollton is a fantastic place to call home.

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Carrollton, Texas Median Listing Home price


Cost of housing in The City of Carrollton, Texas

Carrollton, Texas has a median home value of $217,700, surpassing the national median of $204,900.

It’s important to note that the median price of a home built in 1939 or earlier is $104,400, whereas the median value of a home built in 2014 or later is $461,600.

Cost of renting in The City of Carrollton, Texas

The rental rates in Carrollton, Texas for 2023 are: $1,406 – $2,026 for an apartment with a median rent of $1,634.

On average, a studio apartment is $1,406 while a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,534.

The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment has increased by 6% to $1,434 from the previous year.

Keep in mind that the cost of rent is determined by factors such as location, size, and quality.

For instance, a 1-bedroom apartment in the city center is $1,354 and a cheap 1-bedroom apartment is $1,187.

Other areas in Texas have an average housing cost ranging from $1,025 to $1,867/month.

Carrollton Home/Apartment Rental SizeMonthly Cost
1 Bedroom$1,434
2 Bedroom$1,900
3 Bedroom$2,500
4 Bedroom$2,900

As a Realtor, GRI, I am here to help you navigate the complex world of financing options for your dream home. Let’s make sure you have the necessary resources to secure the best financing option tailored to your needs. Together, we’ll make your home buying journey as smooth as possible.

Carrollton Property Taxes

I wanted to give you a quick heads up about property taxes in Carrollton. I know it can be a bit confusing, but basically the amount you pay depends on where your property falls within the city limits and the various taxing entities in that area. 

This includes the city, county, school district, and any special districts. Just keep in mind that the total property tax rate is the combination of all applicable rates. 

If you have any questions or are unsure about how this applies to you, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Texas doesn’t have a tax for owning property (property tax) or for the money you make (income tax).

For more information on Carrollton’s Taxes, please visit the Carrollton Texas Community Taxes website.

Fiscal Year 2023 Ad Valorem (The tax levied according to the value of the property being taxed) Cents per $100 valuation

Entity Tax Ad Valorem
City of Carrollton0.56250
Dallas County .217946
Carrollton/Farmers Branch Independent School District 1.142900
Lewisville Independent School District 1.236800
Dallas Independent School District 1.184935
 Valwood Improvement Authority .217946
Dallas College .115899
 Dallas County Hospital District.255000

Carrollton City Senior and Disabled Homestead Tax Exemptions

The Carrollton City Council unanimously approved an amendment to an ordinance that raises the senior and disabled tax exemptions from $80,000 to $87,000 each during the Tuesday, June 6 meeting. 

This amended ordinance is now in effect and applies to Tax Year 2023 and subsequent tax years. Eligible individuals who are 65 years of age or older or have a disability, as defined by the Social Security Administration as one who is totally disabled, may apply for one of the exemptions, but not both. 

The qualifying criteria include being the owner and primary resident of a single-family residential unit within the city limits of Carrollton and not claiming a homestead exemption on any other property on January 1 of the year of application.

How do they assess the home value for property taxes in Carrollton, Texas?

Carrollton has 23,012 properties worth a total of $7.6B, comprising 8.71% of all real estate value in Denton County.

Property taxes for the city amounted to $138.2M, averaging to $6,006 per homeowner, compared to the county average of $6,445.

Carrollton has an average property tax rate of 1.82%, which is lower than the county’s 1.92%.

Property taxes are assessed based on the value of a property, which is usually lower than its market value.

Sales & Use Tax Rates

AreaTax Rate
City of Carrollton1.0%
Dallas Area Rapid Transit1.0%
State of Texas6.25%
Total Carrollton Tax Rate8.25%

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Carrollton, Texas has many parks, including parks with playgrounds, parks with splash pads, and parks with walking trails.

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