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Why Relocating to McKinney TX is a Smart Move

May 24, 2013 11:19 am
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Are you relocating to McKinney, TX?  You couldn’t have picked a better location. McKinney was voted the second best place to live in the country by Money Magazine in 2012. It’s easy to see why. Located just 30 miles north of Dallas, McKinney’s rolling hills, tree-lined neighborhoods, historic downtown and beautiful parks give the city a small-town feel, unlike the bustling urban sprawl of the Metroplex.

McKinney is also one of the fastest-growing cities in America, but it continues to deliver a high quality of life to its residents, providing outstanding choices in housing, top-rated schools and a healthy business climate. Residents of McKinney enjoy a wide variety of shopping and dining venues, as well as ample opportunities to enjoy sports, music, theater, parks and outdoor relaxation.

One of the highlights of relocating to McKinney TX is getting an opportunity to explore the city’s historic downtown square. Residents can visit more than 120 unique shops and more than a dozen restaurants featuring everything from upscale dining to sandwich shops and neighborhood pubs. The downtown area also offers a variety of art galleries featuring works by local artists, furniture stores, outstanding antique collections, gift shops and apparel boutiques.

McKinney enjoys low taxes and a diverse economic base, with a mix of retail, office and manufacturing employers including Raytheon, Encore Wire, McKinney Medical Center, Timber Blind Manuacturing and Orthofix. The city is also at the forefront of the environmentally sustainable development movement, with offices using green building techniques. It’s home to one of the nation’s two green Walmart Supercenters, as well as the Pat Lob Toyota dealership – the nation’s first dealership to earn LEED certification.

Residents of McKinney not only work hard, they play hard too – enjoying downtown festivals like Oktoberfest and Dickens of a Christmas, a host of parades and community galas. The city also hosts the annual Mickey Mantle World Series of Baseball for youth aged 16 and under. There are numerous sports leagues for children and adults to participate in, as well as golf courses, tennis courts and ice skating at the Dr. Pepper Star Center.

When you’re looking for a new home to buy in McKinney, come see what’s available at Shiloh Lakes. This quiet Landon Homes community features a wide variety of high quality homes with all the amenities you could ask for. Choose from 3, 4 or 5 bedroom homes on generously sized lots, surrounded by rolling hills, expansive open spaces, and miles of bike and hike trails. Contact our Internet Sales Manager Tanya Ryan for more information about Shiloh Lakes and relocating to McKinney TX.

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