12 Hot Neighborhoods to Watch This Summer

Exterior of Hemingway home with covered front porch

Summer is here and real estate is hot! Interest rates are low and, in the resale market, we’re seeing bidding wars. Luckily, buyers who choose new home construction don’t have to worry about that, but they do have to decide where to live. It’s all about location, location, location! If you’re making a move soon, but are still scoping out neighborhoods, check out this list of 12 communities to keep on your radar.

Sunset Pointe in Herriman, Utah

From the low $400s

Majestic mountain scenery, generous homesites and easy access to Herriman’s shopping, dining and schools (not to mention Silicon Slopes employers) make these ranch and two-story new homes hot properties on the Wasatch Front.

Exterior of Daniela home in Utah

Stirling Manor at Highland Hills in Las Vegas, Nevada

From the mid $500s

Of Highland Hills’ five gated villages, Stirling Manor takes top honors for sheer luxury. Four inspired ranch plans are available—including two that are new to Nevada—featuring 10′ ceilings, 3-car garages, terraced homesites and options like spa baths and professional kitchens.

Exterior of Robert home in Nevada

Villaggio Enclave in Millersville, Maryland

From the mid $300s

Popular eateries, stores, fitness centers, banking and more are within walking distance of this new townhome community, located just off the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail! Tour today and be sure to ask about our Keagan quick move-in home and new pricing on our Kelsey plan.

Exterior of townhomes in Maryland

Campus Fairways in Lacey, Washington

From the mid $400s

Just south of the Nisqually Beach shoreline and backing to The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie, you’ll find our scenic Campus Fairways community. A variety of ranch and two-story floor plans are available to build and personalize. Or, if you act fast, you may be able to claim one of our completed homes in time to move this summer!

Exterior of Dillon home in Washington

Gran Lake in St. Augustine, Florida

From the upper $200s

You’ll never have to travel far from home to enjoy fun in the sun at this exceptional new community, which boasts a large lake with a public dock for canoeing, kayaking and more. Another feature that sets this notable neighborhood apart—no CDD fees!

Boardwalk in Florida

Pinewood Gardens in St. Cloud, Florida

From the low $200s

This charming new community offers our popular Seasons™ Collection—versatile ranch and two-story floor plans with hundreds of exciting personalization options, priced within reach! You’ll also love its prime location in the heart of St. Cloud, near shopping, dining, commuter routes and major theme parks.

Kitchen island in home in Florida

Parkland Reserve in Parkland, Florida

From the low $500s

If notable schools top your new home wish list, look no further than Parkland Reserve! Located in one of the most sought-after cities in South Florida, this luxurious masterplan also offers easy access to shopping, dining and the Sawgrass Expressway.

Parkland Reserve entry monument in Florida

Anthology West in Parker, Colorado

From the low $400s

Masterplans typically offer abundant amenities, and this one doesn’t disappoint! Here, you’ll find a large neighborhood park, an elaborate trail system and a 3,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, complete with pool. And did we mention that shops and restaurants are just around the corner?

Exterior of Hopewell home in Colorado

Barefoot Lakes in Firestone, Colorado

From the low $400s

Those drawn to Colorado’s stunning scenery will long to call this idyllic new community home. Conveniently located between Fort Collins and Denver, it offers inspired ranch and two-story homes surrounded by miles of trails and wide open spaces.Exterior of Hemingway home in Colorado

Heritage at Meridian in Queen Creek, Arizona

From the low $400s

Searching for lavish new homes in an up-and-coming area by notable schools, medical services and local business hubs? You’ve found them! Be sure to check out the new Raven plan and the ever-popular Robert plan. Personalization options galore.

Exterior of ranch-style home in Arizona

Santa Cruz Meadows in Sahuarita, Arizona

From the $200s

Offering four beautiful ranch-style floor plans in a desirable setting just south of Tucson, Santa Cruz Meadows combines rustic charm with easy access to city amenities. Expanding its appeal, this community is eligible for USDA buyers and boasts low HOA fees.

Exterior of Dominic home in Arizona

The Ridge at Audie Murphy in Menifee, California

From the low $400s

Located in the gorgeous Audie Murphy Ranch masterplan—boasting parks, open space and state-of-the-art community amenities spanning 1,100 acres—The Ridge is a must-watch community this summer. Homebuyers can choose from a versatile selection of ranch and two-story floor plans featuring up to 6 bedrooms.

Exterior of ranch-style home in California
For more information about these communities, or any of the other exciting places we build, contact our Homebuyer Resource Center at 888.500.7050!

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