Where Culture and Opportunity Abound
Discover Your New Home in Austin
When you choose LGI Homes as your homebuilder, you get quality, style and value. Our communities are filled with amenities and located in convenient areas giving you easy access to Austin. Our new homes come with modern and luxurious upgrades, included, at no extra cost to you!
A City With Everything
- #1 'The 50 Best U.S. Cities for Starting a Business in 2021' (Inc.com)
- Austin is a tech hub with major employers Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Intel, 3M, Cisco Systems, eBay, Google, Samsung, Apple & BigCommerce
- Other major industries in Austin include healthcare, education, entertainment & finance
- #5 '2022's Best Cities for Jobs' (Wallethub.com)
- #3 'Best Places to Live in 2022' (Bankrate.com)
- Austin boasts more than 220 parks in the city
- Annual events include SXSW, Austin City Limits, Austin Film Festival & Formula 1
Frequently Asked Questions
Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.
What's the climate like in Austin, TX?
Austin has a humid subtropical climate. The summers are hot and muggy, and the winters are short, windy and cold, according to WeatherSpark. In the summer, high temperatures average 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are mild, but the weather can drop below freezing for more than 20 days each year. It's safe to say that the city enjoys 300 days of sunshine annually.
What style of homes do LGI Homes build in Austin, TX?
LGI Homes has various single-family floor plans available for Austin buyers. The homes are one and two-story residences with spacious rooms, a chef-ready kitchen, upgraded cabinetry and flooring, and integrated technology.
When was the city of Austin founded?
According to AustinHistoryCenter, Austin became an official city in December of 1839; In 1846, Austin became the capital of Texas, shortly after the United States annexed the state in 1845.
What major corporations have headquarters in Austin?
According to Concordia University, Whole Foods, Dell Technologies, Yeti, Silicon Labs, Vrbo, Indeed, GSD&M, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Balfour, Oracle, RetailMeNot and Tesla Giga Texas are several organizations with headquarters and regional headquarters in Austin.
What are Move-in Ready Homes?
In new home construction, move-in-ready homes are residences constructed and finished by a homebuilder without a buyer's input. The homebuilder sells the finished home to homebuyers, like any other new home, except there is no wait on construction or discussion over options and upgrades, and the buyer can move in quickly. Move-in-ready homes are also called quick move-in and spec homes.
At LGI Homes, homebuyers move into our move-in-ready homes in as little as 30 - 45 days. They usually tour the home they buy and see the open-concept layout, high-end upgrades, modern finishes and integrated technology. Be sure to ask about available move-in-ready homes when you contact a New Home Specialist in any of our Austin neighborhoods.
Where is Austin, Texas located?
Austin is in central Texas within the Texas Hill Country. The city is just over 160 miles northwest of Houston and 80 miles Northeast of San Antonio. Fort Worth is 190 miles (361 KM) north of Austin, and Dallas is 5 miles from there (366 KM). Nearby emerging cities include San Marcos, Round Rock and New Braunfels.
What family-friendly activities are in Austin?
Austin is in the Texas Hill Country, surrounded by fantastic views and numerous outdoor adventures on water and land. It's home to a wide variety of family-friendly activities, including Zilker Park, the Texas State Capitol, Thinkery, Austin Zoo, Austin Duck Adventures, Austin Kayak Tours and Rowing Dock. View a list of 30 family attractions in Austin at AustinTexas.org.