U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > Dallas
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Old 09-05-2013, 08:38 PM
1 posts, read 1,501 times
Reputation: 10


My husband and I will be relocating from Ohio to Dallas in the near future and wondering if anyone has input regarding moving to the Lantana community???
Quick reply to this message

Old 09-05-2013, 08:56 PM
Location: Dallas
2,084 posts, read 2,447,065 times
Reputation: 3400
Lantana is really far away from most job centers. If your moving for a job in Dallas I would look at other places, the commute on I35 e going south would be brutal in the morning rush hour.

It's a nice area, and has fairly good retail in Highland Village, but there's tons of other nice areas all over.
Quick reply to this message
Old 09-05-2013, 09:12 PM
Location: Grapevine, Texas
9,504 posts, read 19,501,660 times
Reputation: 6627
Lantana is WAY out on the prairie. As Ronnie says, commuting from there into Dallas would be awful. If you able to work from home, it might be a possibility.
Quick reply to this message
Old 09-05-2013, 09:16 PM
1,162 posts, read 2,000,824 times
Reputation: 639
Lantana is definitely not way out on the prairie....Great Master planned community within minutes of major retail,entertainment and highways/major roadways.Not a great option if you work in Dallas.We know a few families who live there that work in Fort Worth.Lantana has fantastic amenities and a Golf Course.One of my favorite communities in the DFW area.
Quick reply to this message
Old 09-05-2013, 09:23 PM
Location: DFW - Coppell / Las Colinas
29,920 posts, read 34,517,946 times
Reputation: 35917
There are a lot of people who work in Las Colinas, DFW airport and Westlake who live in Lantana. I've had quite a few clients buy or build a home there.

If you're working downtown or far north Plano, it is too far.

It's a nice community with good schools.
Quick reply to this message
Old 09-05-2013, 09:28 PM
3,166 posts, read 4,813,434 times
Reputation: 2585
There's was just another thread about this.

It's true it is a beautiful community with pretty much anything you need retail wise nearby, but unless you are working in Denton or somewhere nearby, the commute is going to be awful.

If you have kids, you will be zoned to Denton schools, which aren't totally awful, but really not that great. There aren't a huge amount of private school options nearby either.

Finally, check out the tax rates.

According to this site, they are 2.81% for 2012, which is pretty damn high for not great schools. For reference, Coppell is 2.73% (paying higher Dallas county taxes) and is one of the higher tax rates in DFW. Flower Mound and Highland Village, the next towns over from Lantana in the same county (Denton) have excellent schools are and 2.19% and 2.31% respectively.

Dallas Property Tax | DFW 2012 Property Tax Rates | Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate Taxes
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.

Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > Dallas
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top