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Settling Down for the Season

Find your forever home with Teamly Realty’s Amy McCarthy

Buying a home involves much more than just the purchase price. As one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime, you need to be considerate of the true cost of homeownership. That means not only looking at your financial future but also your daily life.

Amy McCarthy is a real estate agent with Teamly Realty who represents the Greater Austin area. She aids buyers in locating the right property, whether it’s a house in a current residential neighborhood or vacant land for building a custom home.

“When you engage the services of a reliable real estate agent who specializes in the local market, they will guide you through the home buying process, negotiate on your behalf, and provide you with valuable insights,” says McCarthy.

McCarthy encourages home buyers to consider how a particular neighborhood will fit into their plans for the future. Some key factors she suggests keeping in mind are proximity to work, schools, and transportation.

Your decision as a buyer may be swayed by the availability of parks, shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment options. Cedar Park has all of the above in spades. In recent years, our city has experienced incredible growth that has made such amenities highly accessible—and we’re still growing!

“Buyers prioritize neighborhoods that offer convenience and easy access to their daily needs. They also often seek neighborhoods with a sense of community, friendly neighbors, and a welcoming atmosphere,” says McCarthy.

The question is: Where will you find a neighborhood that checks each of your boxes?

Created by nine home builders, Ranch at Brushy Creek is one of McCarthy’s top picks. An established community developed along a winding creek in Cedar Park, it’s known for its impressive amenities. These include a Junior Olympic pool, pavilion, and playscape. Right across the road, Brushy Creek Lake Park has a sports field, picnic area, splash pad, and a 60-acre lake fishing dock.

Looking for a house nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country? McCarthy recommends Crystal Falls in Leander. Its properties in The Highlands, Cap Rock, The Fairways, and Grand Mesa feature three- to seven-bedroom floor plans. With Crystal Falls’ panoramic views and outdoor living spaces, it’s no wonder why it was named “Best Master-Planned Community” by Austin Business Journal.

Abrantes is an excellent choice for those wanting to live in a peaceful gated community surrounded by nature. The gourmet kitchens and media rooms take these 90 contemporary homes to the next level. Plus, you are only a short bike ride away from the Brushy Creek Trail System!

You may be interested in moving into a new subdivision so that you can take advantage of the latest architectural trends. Ash Creek Homes’ boutique lock-and-leave community, Tanner Ranch, is one of these. Offering a modern farmhouse feel, it consists of mature trees, large lots, and thoughtful single-story home designs. Tanner Ranch is a true hidden gem in Cedar Park with a unique history and meaning behind the name.

Luxury builder Toll Brothers has recently announced their upcoming single-family home community, as well. There is much to look forward to with Toll Brothers’ Hidden Creeks at Lakewood Park. Featuring two collections ranging from 2,580 to over 5,827 square feet, families will have plenty of room for their day-to-day lives. Residents will have access to resort-style amenities such as a pool with cabanas, a game area, and an outdoor fireplace.

And we can’t forget premier Central Texas home builders McKay Vassaur Custom Builders. With a mission to achieve 100% customer satisfaction, McKay Vassaur is committed to offering competitive pricing, clear communication, and attention to detail. The team of experienced professionals will work with your land, plans, and specifications. You come out on top with a one-of-a-kind home that has every feature your family could ever want. Whether you’re building in Cedar Park or beyond, by partnering with McKay Vassaur, you are one step closer to getting the keys to your dream property.

As you embark on the exciting journey to buy a house, stay focused on what is going to make it truly feel like home. After all, this journey will extend well beyond your closing day.

  • Grand Mesa, Photo by Matthew Chambers
  • Photo by Matthew Chambers
  • Tanner Ranch
  • Tanner Ranch
  • McKay Vassaur
  • McKay Vassaur
  • Toll Brothers
  • Toll Brothers
  • Abrantes
  • Abrantes
  • Photo by Matthew Chambers

Contact Amy McCarthy at amytheagent.com to start your buying or selling journey, and visit mckayvassaur.com for all of your custom home needs!