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Why You Should Build a Home in a Community with Amenities

First-time home buyers who are looking at Little Elm TX homes for sale often wonder whether they should buy an older home, or one that is brand new. There are several advantages to building a new home, especially when that home is located in a community with amenities.

A well-planned community offers a variety of housing choices and amenities, such as parks, hike and bike trails, recreation centers and more. For many new homeowners, it’s the perfect choice – excellent quality of life and new homes that are ready for immediate move-in.

But how do you decide which community is right for you in Little Elm TX Homes for sale should be evaluated based on price, floor plans, and the community’s amenities. The home buyer should decide whether the location is convenient for work, whether there are quality schools nearby, and what types of recreation are available, such as parks or a golf course.  Here are some of the main benefits you should look for when researching a new home community:

Architectural integrity – A planned community incorporates master architectural guidelines for the homes, which ensures that neighborhoods have a unified theme, with enough variations to complement one another.

Amenities to enhance quality of life – Master-planned communities offer convenience, such as a new home that doesn’t require much maintenance, to amenities that make it easy to enjoy free time with family and friends. Specific amenities might include parks and playgrounds, tennis courts, golf courses, clubhouses, and more.

Sense of community – Many master-planned communities have on-site elementary schools and are close to retail centers, to make life’s daily activities easy and convenient. These amenities help to foster a strong sense of community, since families and children get to know each other through school and neighborhood activities.

An excellent example of a planned community is Shiloh Ranch in Little Elm TX. Homes for sale in this development are surrounded by rolling hills, expansive open spaces, 42 miles of hike and bike trails and 2,000 acres of parkland. Plus, the exemplary J.R. Wilmeth Elementary School is located right across the street. Landon Homes is building its beautiful, energy efficient homes on oversized lots, up to 1/3 of an acre in some cases, in this community. Visit the Landon Homes website to learn more about the homes for sale in Shiloh Ranch.

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