About Leander Homes for Sale
Leander is a peaceful city about 25 miles Northwest of Austin. It is one of Austin’s fastest growing suburbs and prides itself in its affordability and quality schools. The Leander Independent School District is Williamson County’s largest school district and is also the fastest growing district in Texas. It includes five high schools, eight middle schools and twenty-three elementary schools throughout the cities of Leander, Cedar Park, Jonestown, and parts of Northwest Austin.
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HISTORY OF LEANDER
Leander (originally a town called Bagdad) was officially established in July of 1882. The first European settlers arrived there around 1845 after receiving bounty land grants for their service in the Texas Revolution. Over the next few decades, the city became more developed as businesses, blacksmith shops, and a post office started springing up. Farming was still the backbone of the town during this time. In the 1880s the railroad arrived in Leander, and although settlers feared it would disrupt their peaceful life, eventually they began moving their businesses closer to the tracks. The city was mostly rural up until the 1980s. From the 1990s forward, Leander has seen tremendous growth and now has a population estimated at 30,000.
LEANDER REAL ESTATE MARKET
The market in Leander is strong and is expected to remain that way in the coming years. More and more buyers are considering Leander since the home prices in the surrounding cities have risen while Leander’s have stayed steady and affordable in relation. The properties in this area tend to be mostly single family homes, but multi-family residences like apartments, condos, and townhouses are expected to pick up steam over the next 10 years, giving potential residents a greater variety of homes to choose from. Leander property comes at a good value for its close proximity to Austin.
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES AROUND LEANDER
Leander hosts a number of engaging, family friendly events throughout the year, and they’re usually free of charge as well! Some notable celebrations are the annual 4th of July Liberty Fest, Devine Lake Kite Festival, the Suddenlink Bluegrass Festival, and monthly car shows. Leander also has a diverse selection of restaurants, shops, and even a large flea market for finding antiques and vintage items at a good price. Leander’s easy commute to Austin opens up a world of possibilities for its residents. A quick drive into the city gives visitors access to downtown nightlife, music festivals, museums, hiking and swimming around the Greenbelt and more.
LEANDER: A THRIVING AND AFFORDABLE CITY
Living in Leander provides a sensible and exciting option for Austin area home buyers. It’s no wonder why this city continues to rapidly grow and thrive. Its affordability, convenient location, and outstanding education system make Leander a quality city for families, couples, or even young people commuting to work downtown. Whatever your needs may be, you’re bound to find it in this lovable city with a rich history and a bright future.
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