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McKinney Named Number Two Best Place to Live in America

If you’re thinking about moving to the north Dallas area, there’s a new reason to look at new homes for sale in McKinney TX. Money Magazine recently ranked McKinney number two on its list of the best places to live in America, up from #5 in 2010. What’s more, McKinney is the only Texas city to rank in the top ten!

Money ranks communities based on housing affordability, education, arts and culture, safety, health care, diversity and the economy. The magazine’s editors found that McKinney, “offers plenty of housing options.” Money also noted that “low taxes have lured companies with white-collar jobs in technology and energy, a new hospital opened in July and a conference center and hotel complex is in the works.” McKinney also boasts “easy access to rolling hills, golf courses and leafy open spaces lacking in neighboring towns.”

Other factors that helped boost McKinney’s ranking are some intangible qualities like community spirit, plus its great historic downtown, and plenty of activities for residents.

If you’re looking for new homes for sale in McKinney TX, come see the beautiful, energy efficient homes available in Shiloh Lakes. This quiet community is located north of Virginia Parkway, off Custer Road and features some of the biggest homesites in McKinney.

Shiloh Lakes is surrounded by rolling hills, expansive open spaces, 42 miles of hike and bike trails and 2,000 acres of parkland. If you have young children, they can attend the exemplary rated J.R. Wilmeth Elementary School, which is located right across the street from the development.  Shiloh Lakes is also served by Cockrill Middle School and McKinney North High School.

Home buyers love the amenities and beautiful architectural features of the Landon homes in Shiloh Lakes, including open kitchens, circular staircases, luxurious master baths, media rooms and game rooms. Curb appeal is also a very important feature. Homes feature tall roof pitches, and a lot of brick and stone combinations.

If you’d like to learn more about Shiloh Lakes and the new homes for sale in McKinney, TX, visit the Landon Homes website today. You can schedule a model home tour, ask questions about the building process and learn about the 24/7 energy efficient features of a Landon home.

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