Manufacturing, construction trades and wholesale trades are some of the largest economic sectors that call Carrollton home. These, as well as finance, insurance and real estate business headquarters comprise over 5,000 businesses that have settled in Carrollton thanks to its central location and business cost advantages. International Marketing Initiatives have been a key component of Carrollton's Economic Development strategy to attract foreign business, with efforts in Asia, Canada and Mexico. The City has been successful in promoting locally produced products overseas and gaining the attention of foreign companies to locate facilities within the community. The pro-active effort has resulted in a healthier local economy, continued infrastructure improvement, and built a vibrant and ethnically diverse culture in Carrollton.
Residents are drawn to the City for its high quality of life, abundant parks, schools and safe neighborhoods. In 2008, MONEY Magazine ranked Carrollton 15th in the country as the Best Place to Live and Forbes Magazine recently ranked Carrollton #12 for "America's Best Places to Move." The city’s “Shop Carrollton” campaign and its thriving restaurant venues keep Carrollton residents close to home for their entertainment needs.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART’s) Green Line arrived in Carrollton in2010, ushering in a new era of tremendous opportunity – for developers, citizens, potential residents and businesses—in the form of transit-oriented development (TOD) opportunities. Carrollton’s future calls for reflecting on, and connecting with, the rail lines that now carry people to three new DART light rail stations. The stations link Carrollton directly to Dallas, other Metroplex cities, and eventually DFW Airport.
Ryan Hardin is a real “go getter” in the truest sense of the word! He has never met a stranger and treats each new day with as much enthusiasm as he did the last. Ryan is
a proud native of the DFW Metroplex and is passionate about showing people all that the area has to offer. Whether you are looking for an up-and-coming urban oasis or a
peaceful respite just on the outskirts of town, Ryan has his finger on the pulse of the current local real estate market.
His unique and spirited brand of customer service stems from his roots working for his family’s business. Ryan’s parents owned and ran a successful flower shop for thirty-six
years in the beautiful downtown historic district of Grapevine, Texas. During the time that Ryan worked for the family business he got a first-hand lesson in the importance
of customer service, following through on promises, and building relationships that last a lifetime. This foundation helped prepare Ryan when he decided to pursue his love of
Ryan always has his clients’ best interests at heart and will represent them to the best of his ability. He will help guide them through the sometimes complicated process of buying or selling a home so that his clients feel knowledgeable and at ease. Buying, selling, leasing, apartment renting, and commercial investing, are all areas where Ryan excels. He is currently a member of the Texas Real Estate Commission, Metro-Tex Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors.
His love of family and his devotion to friends make him a reliable and reputable agent. When Ryan is not leasing or selling properties, he loves to play golf and attend sporting events. However, Ryan’s biggest love is cooking, especially hosting crawfish boils!
Give Ryan a call, and he can find the perfect property for you, a property that fits your lifestyle.