Find your family a perfect New Home at McAllen, TX
Why do so many people want new homes in McAllen, Texas?The town was once a rural, agriculture-based community characterized by tradition and slow growth. That’s not the case anymore.
Now it’s a center for international trade, home to some of the area’s largest retail centers, and where you’ll find some of the best educational opportunities in the region.
Experts project the population growth will continue, reaching an estimated 198,893 residents by the year 2040. Currently, more people own their McAllen homes than rent.
Property values rise as demand increases, which makes McAllen Texas real estate a sound investment, if you know what to buy. New homes in McAllen built by WestWind Homes are always a smart choice.
Over the past few decades, the city has invested in retail, office space, industrial complexes, medical centers, retirement facilities, and education. It’s no wonder the area has received honors like these:
Texans know home is so much more than just a place to hang your hat. It’s somewhere you feel safe, somewhere that makes you feel better on your worst days and helps celebrate your best. A home reflects who you are and what’s important to you. At WestWind Homes, we don’t just build neighborhoods. We give families a place they can tuck their kids in at night, a place they can grow, a place where they feel secure.
We do that by focusing on the details. Here are some of the features that come standard in all of our McAllen homes for sale:
WestWind Homes offers new homes in McAllen in two distinctive communities, each of which offers something unique.Cobblestone
– Our newest McAllen, TX community was built with families in mind. It has its own community park, a walking trail, and a professionally managed HOA. Spacious homes are located near the top area of medical, entertainment, shopping, and dining choices.
There was a time when international trade meant moving goods through either the East or West U.S. Coast, bringing them in by sea. Trade has evolved and now goods imported from all over the globe travel from Mexican ports on the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico through South Texas. McAllen Texas acts as a global distribution hub for the entire nation.
As more businesses see cost-effective import options available through McAllen, they’ll continue to choose local options for cheaper import/export costs. More trade brings more money to the area, which strengthens our local economy and encourages the current trend of climbing home values to continue.
McAllen is the undisputed retail hub for Rio Grande Valley and Northern Mexico. The surrounding area contains almost 10 million people, all of whom at one time or another contribute to McAllen’s economy.
People buy new homes in McAllen because the area is great for retailers and shoppers alike. If you own or hope to open a store, it makes sense to live in an area that attracts an average of 1.8 million visitors every month. La Plaza Mall alone offers 1,215,000 square feet of leasable retail space, and numerous other retail facilities are available or near completion throughout the area.
If you’re a shopper, you’ll find everything you need here. Shop your favorites like H&M, Old Navy, Starbucks, and other specialty stores, or find local boutiques with everything vintage and unique.
Every child deserves to have access to a quality education and the tools they need to reach their dreams. Top school systems produce top students, and that’s what you’ll see coming from the McAllen education system one year after another.
One reason is the school district’s strong commitment to each child’s learning needs. They also produce students that win honors in national academic programs like the National Merit Program, the National Hispanic Meric Program, and the Advanced Placement Program.
McAllen students have access to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, an international curriculum that encourages students’ development in intellectual, social, emotional, and personal areas. IB schools encourage cultural awareness and challenge students to research different perspectives and participate in community service projects.
McAllen ISD serves students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Parents also have a range of private schools to choose from.
The McAllen Performing Arts Center opened in 2016, and since then has offered a steady lineup of nationally recognized names in theater, music and other entertainment. Residents visit the International Museum of Art and Science to view the largest collection of Mexican folk art available within the United States.
Shop till you drop at one of the many retail centers, watch a hockey game at State Farm Hidalgo Arena, or enjoy a romantic dinner at award-winning restaurants. Plus, the balmy weather means there’s almost a nonstop calendar of festivals and other events.
The warm climate along the Rio Grande sustains unique wildlife that attracts people from all over the world. People who buy new homes in McAllen have year-round access to animal sanctuaries, woodlands, green spaces and parks that allow them to escape the everyday and reconnect with nature.
The McAllen Nature Center’s 33 acres act as home to more than 200 species of birds, 20 species of reptiles, and 80 species of butterflies to name a few. Park attendants maintain bird feeding stations so visitors are almost sure to glimpse local feathered friends in their native habitat. Two miles of trails are perfect for a power walk or jog.
Rent a stand-up paddleboard, kayak or pedal boat when you visit Town Lake at Fireman’s Park. Bring your fishing pole for catch and release fishing or plan an overnight campout.
Quinta Mazatlan is a historical mansion and birding center open to the public. Enjoy the world-famous birding center that provides a home for Rio Grande Valley wildlife and orphaned or injured animals.
Your quality of life in many cases depends on your healthcare options. Whether you’re a single professional, raising a family or settling into retirement, it’s important to have access to top doctors and affordable healthcare providers. People who buy new homes in McAllen find themselves conveniently located near facilities like these:
Some people want to move into a new home, but they don’t want to have to go through the process of building one. WestWind Homes offers move-in ready homes that are available for you to tour today and move in almost as soon as you can get packed.
Other would-be buyers have concerns about the process of applying for and receiving a home loan. At WestWind Homes, we’ve been working with buyers for years, and have helped hundreds of families qualify for a home mortgage who never thought they’d have that chance.
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