Top 4 Things To Look For When Relocating To McKinney

by crblog - July 17th, 2015.
Filed under: About Craig Ranch, About McKinney TX, Area School Info.

If you’re thinking about relocating to McKinney, TX, Craig Ranch is the perfect place to make your home. As you begin your journey researching different areas of the metroplex, be sure to consider the following.


If there’s one thing people love about Craig Ranch, it’s our location. Craig Ranch is located at the crossroads of Plano, Allen, Frisco and McKinney, the marquee cities of Collin County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Situated on State Highway 121/Sam Rayburn Tollway in McKinney, Texas, Craig Ranch is nearby numerous retail and dining options, hospitals, major employers and allows quick access to DFW International Airport, Dallas Love Field Airport and McKinney National Airport. In fact, McKinney was named the Best Place to Live last year by Money Magazine.


North Dallas is quickly becoming a hotspot for some of the best companies. To name only a few, Toyota and FedEx Office announced they will be moving their headquarters to Legacy Business Park and Liberty Mutual Insurance will also be bringing 5,000 jobs to its new Plano campus. McKinney, Texas is adjacent to Plano and only a few miles from these new corporate campuses, making Craig Ranch an ideal community for easy commutes.


Craig Ranch offers a wide variety of housing options – from luxury apartments to single-family homes to luxury golf villas overlooking TPC Craig Ranch, there is something for everyone. David Weekly Homes, Ashton Woods Homes and Darling Homes will soon be opening models in new neighborhoods at our DFW master-planned community. With these homebuilders’ openings, we will have the best variety of builders, price ranges and lifestyles available in Collin County, including our current builders Our Country Homes, Nathan Carlisle Homes, Landon Homes, Beazer Homes, and Huntington Homes. If your family is looking for something a little more custom, Craig Ranch also offers a variety of custom builders in The Estates neighborhood.


For relocating families, school districts are very important considerations when decided where to buy a home. Craig Ranch sits among some of North Texas’ most respected educational institutions from pre-elementary schools to high school and even higher education. The neighborhoods in Craig Ranch feed into nationally acclaimed Frisco ISD, which is rated exemplary – the highest rating given by the state of Texas! A future neighborhood and some luxury apartments in Craig Ranch attend Allen ISD, renowned both for its athletic programs and academics. For a full list of the surrounding schools, visit our education page.

Jobs, housing, schools, and location are all important when considering a new city to call home. Craig Ranch offers the best in all four of these categories, making relocating easy. Stop by and take a tour of this vibrant North Texas community!

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