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South Texas home designs found in Texas Hill Country Homes for Sale

If you’re thinking of buying Texas Hill Country homes for sale or building a custom home and have never heard of Hill Country architecture, you soon will. While there are a variety of styles and influences throughout the area, expect to see extensive stone, especially Texas limestone, as well as high ceilings and rustic beams on the interiors. These are just a few of the popular features of South Texas home designs.

Texas even more tax-friendly state under Trump tax plan 

Taxes have been somewhat of a polarizing topic of late, with differing opinions about President Trump’s tax plan and worries among many about the impact on their personal financial situation. One thing is clear: the changes make Texas an even more tax-friendly state, with benefits for property owners, business owners, and those considering relocating to Texas for business or personal reasons (or both!).

Comal County land for sale spurs growth in second-fastest-growing county in the nation

The growth of New Braunfels shows no signs of slowing. Not only is the city No. 9 on the list of fastest-growing cities in the nation this year, but Comal County was just named the second-fastest growing county in the nation, up from seventh place last year, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates. 

Should you move to Texas or California?

If you’re considering a change and want to relocate to another state, chances are a move to Texas or California is on your list. After all, the two states are consistently near the top when it comes to new residents.

10 Reasons to move to New Braunfels

The reasons Texas homebuyers are using to move to New Braunfels, one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, are vast. We’ve curated a top 10 that hits on some of the move important motivators.

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Vintage Oaks' New Fitness Club Celebrates Grand Opening

A gathering of property owners, local dignitaries and industry consultants gathered recently to mark the commencement of construction on Vintage Oaks new Fitness Club.

Top Places to Retire in Texas

While cities all over the largest state in the nation have garnered attention for their retirement-ready attributes, Austin and the Hill Country offer some of the most popular options. “Texas is the 7th most popular state for retirement at Topretirements, so it is no wonder that there are many best places to retire in Texas,” said “Low costs, plenty of space, warm weather, exciting cities, lively college towns, charming small towns, and hundreds of interesting active adult communities are just some of the reasons why. Having no state income tax is another big plus.” If you’re getting ready to retire in Texas, here are three cities you’ll want to consider.

Deciding Between Buying and Building a Texas Hill Country Home

The inspired landscape of the Texas Hill Country is on many a traveler’s bucket list. But, increasingly, people aren’t settling for a simple visit. The Hill Country is more popular than ever and continuing to grow as everyone from young families to military to retirees discover the area—and decide they don’t ever want to leave. With so many real estate options, it can be hard to decide whether it’s best to start building a Texas Hill Country home or buy a home. This breakdown will help.

Vintage Oaks the fastest-growing community in the Hill Country for fifth straight year

Vintage Oaks is the fastest-growing community in the Texas Hill Country for the fifth straight year, according to newly released data that ranks San Antonio subdivisions by annual starts. The 3,300-acre masterplan offering Hill Country land and homes for sale is the fifth-most active and successful community in all of San Antonio, with an annualized 180 home starts in 2017—its best year by far.

Hill Country named best place to retire by Forbes

When it comes to retirement today, there is the old stereotype that everyone moves to Florida, and then there is the reality that retirees are moving where they really want to live. Increasingly, that means retiring in Texas, and cities like Austin and Fredericksburg, which were both named to Forbes’ list of 25 Best Places to Retire. To compile its list of the top 25, Forbes sifted through “data on more than 400 cities from every state,” they said. Not surprisingly, economic factors weighed heavily and included overall cost of living, home prices in comparison to national averages, and tax climates for retirees in specific cities.