Top 8 Homes in Dallas That are $250,000 or Less

The Atwater plan by Centex Homes has an exterior with brick and decorative brown storm shutters.

Brown storm shutters and brick siding are an attractive choice for the Atwater plan by Centex. Many of Dallas’ top homes are affordable and located in communities with great amenities.

While offering its residences the fast-paced lifestyle of a large, bustling city, Dallasites also have the opportunity to slow down and live a slower, quieter life in its outer suburbs.

IIt’s this unique combination of urban and suburban living that make Dallas so different from other cities. But it’s also the affordable housing prices that have contributed to it becoming one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. There are currently 641 homes in Dallas, that are under $250,000! Here, we take a look at some of our favorite homes in Dallas for $250,000 or less.

1) Atwater Plan by Centex Homes 

With Lake Ray Hubbard located nearby, Spring Meadow in Royse City, Texas, is a perfect community for homebuyers looking to enjoy the lake lifestyle. This single-story floor plan comes with three bedrooms, two baths, a two-car garage and is 2,098 square feet. 

Plan Glenhurst by Highland Homes has an attractive brick exterior.

2) Plan Glenhurst by Highland Homes 

This new home at Clements Ranch in Forney, Texas, comes fully upgraded with a contemporary tile fireplace and granite kitchen. The master bath contains a tub with a separate shower and the rest of the home is decorated with beautiful plank flooring. 


The Compton Plan’s exterior mixes lighter colored stone with red and brown. By Pulte Homes at Devonshire in Forney, TX.

3) Compton Plan by Pulte Homes 

This three-bedroom, two-bath home at the master-planned community of Devonshire in Forney features a bright and open floor plan where the family room and kitchen open to each other, while a spacious master bedroom contains a luxurious walk-in closet. Additional upgrades such as granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances are included. 

The Kimbell Plan by Gehan Homes has brick siding and attractive landscaping. By Gehan Homes at Clements Ranch in Forney, TX.
4) Kimbell Plan by Gehan Homes  

Check out this wonderful single-story home! It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a study area, a two-car garage and a spacious driveway. Moreover, the community of Clements Ranch in Forney is located near Lake Ray Hubbard, making it the perfect place for families that enjoy outdoor activities.


The Willow II Plan by Bloomfield Homes has a spacious family room, open dining room and kitchen with custom cabinets. By Bloomfield Homes at Heartland in Heartland, TX.
5) Willow II Plan by Bloomfield Homes 

This two-story home at Heartland in Heartland, Texas, has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Some of its unique features include a spacious family room, open dining room and kitchen with custom cabinets and island, a game room on the second floor and a master bedroom with a walk-in closet. 


The Albany Plan by Altura Homes has upgrades flooring, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a kitchen island.
6) Albany Plan by Altura Homes

This spacious home located in the new-home community of Trinity Meadows in Crandall, Texas, has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a two-car garage and is 2064 square feet. Additionally, all wet areas have upgraded flooring and the kitchen contains stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and an island. The master bedroom features dual sinks, a large bath tub, a built-in seated shower and a walk-in closet.

The Cascade Plan by David Weekley Homes at Gateway Parks Cottages in Forney has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two-car garage.

7) Cascade Plan by David Weekley Homes 

This wonderful, cottage-style home at Gateway Parks Cottages in Forney is spacious and functional. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two-car garage, you’ll have all the space you need. Community perks include an amenity center, pool and a future on-site elementary school.

A brick exterior is a classic look for the Conley Plan by LGI Homes. Located at the Brierwood Heights community in Dallas.
8) Conley Plan by LGI Homes 

A quick drive from downtown Dallas, this four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home in the family-friendly community of Brierwood Heights offers so much at an affordable price. More than $10,000 in upgrades include designer cabinetry and brushed nickel hardware. That’s not all, since residents enjoy maintained front-yard landscaping to ensure homeowners spend their time with family and friends.

More and more people are moving to Dallas because of increasing job opportunities, economic growth and the unique balance between country, suburban and city life that’s difficult to come by in other U.S. cities.

Moreover, unlike many of its coastal counterparts, Dallas is a city that’s actually affordable. Dallasites get to enjoy many of the amenities of an upscale lifestyle without emptying their bank accounts. It’s no wonder why so many people are making the move to Dallas.

Steve Sohanaki is an SEO Intern for Builder Homesite Inc. He’s currently a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin, studying advertising with an emphasis in media insights.

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