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Building a home in the Hill Country with Ramona and Kelvin Franklin
01.29.19

Finding the perfect property to build a custom home in the Hill Country was a labor of love for new Vintage Oaks homeowners, Ramona and Kelvin Franklin. The couple looked for about a year for the right homesite and were immediately smitten upon seeing the Deer Creek lot they were lucky enough to see just a few days after it was released. “We looked at each other, gave the thumbs up, and then said, ‘You can take it off the market,’” said Kelvin.

Two SouthStar communities in San Antonio area named bestsellers
01.22.19

Continuing the strong sales pace that has made each community the fastest-growing offering in its area, developer SouthStar Communities saw two of its communities in the top 10 best-selling communities in the San Antonio MSA for the third quarter, according to Metrostudy’s San Antonio 3Q18 Housing Report. Vintage Oaks, a 3,900-acre masterplanned community in New Braunfels, was No. 3 on the list and Mission del Lago in South San Antonio was No. 10.

What is needed to buy land in TX
01.17.19

What is needed to buy land in TX

Want to buy land in Texas? All you really need is money and a dream. But, to find the best land in Texas, it’s important to work with one of our onsite land consultants who can help you understand the process, who can introduce you to the communities that offer the best value, location, and amenities, and who can guide you through the selection, loan, and purchase process.

Best places to live in New Braunfels
01.11.19

Many of the best places to live in New Braunfels are concentrated off of Highway 46, providing easy access to the city’s ample amenities and work centers while still highlighting the abundant natural beauty for which the city is known. This bustling area is perfect for those who want convenience but still crave a serene setting for their home.

Things to do in New Braunfels
12.11.18

Once known mainly as a great place to go tubing on the Guadalupe River or make a pit stop between Austin and San Antonio, New Braunfels today is a destination all its own, with great places to dine, shop, play, and enjoy. Favorite attractions and things to do in New Braunfels include: Natural Bridge Caverns for underground cave tours; Landa Park for family fun; the Guadalupe River for tubing; Gruene Historic District with its charming boutiques and restaurants; Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, the world’s best waterpark; and McKenna Children's Museum, full of interactive exhibits for kids.

What school districts are New Braunfels in
12.06.18

There are several school districts in New Braunfels. The Comal Independent School District and the New Braunfels Independent School District serve the majority of students, while a smaller portion who live on the outskirts of the city attend schools in the Navarro ISDMarion ISD, and Seguin ISD

FINAL Hill Country homesites released in East Ranch
11.09.18


The final Hill Country homesites were just released in East Ranch at Vintage Oaks, and based on our last release, they won't be available for long! East Ranch has been the fastest-selling neighborhood in the history of the masterplan, and these 21 newly released lots that are the last of their kind in Vintage Oaks are poised to sell out quickly.

Fall activities and events at Vintage Oaks kick off a season’s worth of fun
11.01.18

New homesite releases. The Labor Day Fireworks Show right here at Timber Ridge Park. A season’s worth of live music, great eats, and smiling faces at our Summer Concert Series. It was a season to remember with several great events at Vintage Oaks. But if you thought the summer was exciting here, wait until you see what’s coming up in the fall, which we kicked off with some Halloween fun. With so much going on, it’s a great time to visit the Hill Country.

Ranches for sale in Texas Hill Country
11.01.18

People have long moved to the Texas Hill Country for large acreage that allows them to spread out and build the home of their dreams among beautiful scenery. But while remote settings have often driven these searches, increasingly, buyers are looking for ranches for sale in Texas Hill Country that also offer easy access to cities like New Braunfels as well as an abundance of masterplanned amenities in the community.

Wurstfest New Braunfels set for November 2-11
10.26.18

SPRECHEN SIE FUN? That’s what Wurstfest wants to know. The famous New Braunfels event celebrating Oktoberfest is hosting its 58th annual festival on November 2-11.