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What is a Move-in-Ready Home?

What is a move-in-ready home?

It’s just what it sounds like: a home that is ready for you to move into right away. This means that the home is up to code and meets any and all requirements set by the city or municipality in which it is located. It’s got electricity, doors that lock, and windows that are intact. The walls continue upright, floors are firm, and the plumbing works.

That may be a pretty basic description, but it’s one that works for most developers and communities. Here at Santa Rita Ranch, though, we believe a move-in-ready home is more than that. A move-in-ready home is a house that’s an easy choice and a quick move-in for prospective buyers. The home is already constructed and in good order, ready to be moved into as soon as you close.

Yes, at a minimum, a home that’s marked as move-in-ready should be livable, without any anticipated repairs or major renovations. Fixtures and appliances should work and be up to date. The walls should have a fresh coat of paint. There may be little changes that you want to make here and there, but there shouldn’t be anything that would stop you from moving in right away.

But a move-in-ready home at Santa Rita Ranch is also more than that. It’s not just a place you can live; it’s a place you’d want to live. It’s not just a move-in-ready house; it’s an actual home. That’s why we offer a range of move-in-ready homes in Austin from a number of reputable builders for everyone from first-time homebuyers to those who are looking to move up or scale down.

Do move-in-ready home buyers make changes or upgrades to their homes after they buy?

Sure they do! It’s still your house, and there’ll still be things that you want to change to make it your own. But with a move-in-ready home, you don’t have to make those changes before you can move in your furniture and settle in. You’ll be able to make changes over the months and years to come.

What can you do with a move-in-ready home?

Enjoy it. That’s at the top of the list. As the name implies, a move-in-ready home is ready when you are. There’s no need to worry about construction timetables or delays. The home is waiting for you, rather than the other way around. Just figure out where to put your furniture and start enjoying your new life.

Why choose a with a move-in-ready home?

Maybe you’re new to the Austin, Georgetown, or Round Rock area and you’re looking for a new home for your family while you’re putting down stakes in Texas. Maybe you’re coming to the area for work or because you and the family are looking for a change of pace in a place where you can enjoy the quiet sunsets of the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

In any of these cases or countless others, finding a move-in-ready home in Austin takes a lot of the pressure off the moving process and gives you more time to enjoy your new home and explore the neighborhood with your family.

And speaking of the neighborhood, at Santa Rita Ranch, we believe in more than move-in-ready homes. We believe in creating a a place where you’ll feel right at home as soon as you unpack. At Santa Rita Ranch, there’s a world of fun waiting right outside your door, a place where you can Learn from the Land (Ranch Code #1), Get to Know Your Neighbors (Ranch Code #3), Live Active and Healthy (Ranch Code #6), and Have Fun Along the Way (Ranch Code #11)!

If that sounds like your kind of life, you can learn more about livin’ by the Ranch Code, peruse our move-in-ready homes in Austin, or make an appointment to stop by the Ranch House Welcome Center and take a tour!

And if you want to learn more about what’s new and coming soon at the Ranch, including exciting new outdoor spaces, fun events for the whole family, and lots more, just fill out the form below to keep up to date with everything that’s happening around Santa Rita Ranch.