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How Millennials are Modernizing the Housing Market

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Millennials have arrived, and they are now the largest segment of new home buyers across the country. With a fresh set of priorities, this powerful consumer segment is changing the traditional home buying process and impacting the future design of new home communities. Wildcat Ranch in Crandall, TX has taken note of these trends and incorporate them within their community to appeal to those looking to “Live on Your Terms.” Today’s historic low mortgage rates have opened a window of opportunity for these free spirits who are getting ready to settle down. Affordability is the #1 contributing factor to millennial’s modernizing the market.

Bringing Suburban and Urban Together

For those looking for value, “surban” areas present the right opportunity. These innovative communities, like Wildcat Ranch, offer the best of suburban living with an urban vibe. High walkability scores, efficient public transportation, locally owned businesses, top-rated public schools and community parks for outdoor recreation are preferred. As more homebuyers are leaving the high density of the big cities, many employers are also taking note.

Push to The Plains

You don’t have to live in Silicon Valley anymore to be a player in the tech industry. Remote work environments and rising tech centers in Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma are the next up-and-coming hubs. Lower costs of living and higher than average employment rates in these regions draw businesses and homebuyers. They see how much more they can get for their money in these areas without sacrificing their quality of life.

Prioritizing Lifestyle

Being social within the community is a high priority to most millennials. Therefore, community design is taking into account the trend for social gathering spaces. Outdoor areas allowing for social distancing include fitness trails, dog parks, bike stations, rooftop decks, outdoor entertainment areas and gathering places. As millennials continue to rise in importance, new communities are including these features. Specifically, at Wildcat Ranch, this community includes an assortment of desirable amenities tailored to those looking to be social and active and to “Live on Your Terms.”

Buying Online

Not only has buying online become the choice of source to buy products, but it is also very convenient and easily accessible. Potential homebuyers have the opportunity to buy a house without even having to leave their own living room. This trend has also increased with the advancement of technology. The builders at Wildcat Ranch have jumped on this trend and are offering home tours through a virtual tour and also through video conferencing. Additionally, with the integration of Facebook and Instagram, viewing home listings has never been so accessible.

Going Green

Having a “green” house does not mean the house is painted green or having house full of plants. Millennials are big on going green for environmental sustainability. Sustainability through more energy efficiency is important for both indoor and outdoor home features. The homes built at Wildcat Ranch will include features that make achieving a smaller footprint convenient by lowering utility costs, which makes owning a home more affordable and more appealing to Millennials.

Why Dallas-Fort Worth?

Texas, more specifically Dallas-Fort Worth, is an upcoming hub for software development, cybersecurity, marketing, and finance, making it the Silicon Valley of the South. As these companies are looking for young talent to build their businesses, millennials have been the ones to take advantage of these new job opportunities. Millennials moving to the Dallas area in search of a job are likely to find one.

Additionally, the Dallas-Fort Worth area offers a variety of almost everything, including arts and entertainment, dining options, and recreation activities. Dallas has also been working to promote a healthy lifestyle for its residents, which is a big draw for millennials looking for outdoor adventures. It also has one of the largest park systems of any Texas city.

In fact, there is a new community coming to Crandall, Texas that offers the perfect hometown feel. Introducing Wildcat Ranch with a prime location for employment opportunities, shopping and dining. Just 20 minutes from Downtown Dallas, this community offers easy access to major roadways connected to the Dallas Metroplex. You are invited to be a part of something new in the fastest growing county in the region, Kaufman County.

Wildcat Ranch offers incredible value with homes priced from the $200s. Today’s historically low mortgage rates make it an excellent time to consider a move to the region. Residents have an assortment of amenities at their fingertips. There is something for everyone from the Amenity Center with an expansive pool and Fitness Center, to the dog parks, and the miles of trails. There is even a brand-new school, Noble Reed Elementary, within walking distance of the homes.

This is where value meets lifestyle, with floor plans hand crafted for your needs. Choose from three Award-Winning Home Builders

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