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Discover These 10 Weird and Wonderful Hill Country Gems

Texas Hill Country has something to offer everyone. If you’re up for a day trip or just something to do on a lazy afternoon, these hidden gems are all nearby and offer a fun alternative to the norm.

How to Choose the Neighborhood That Suits You Best in Hill Country

People are realizing that Texas Hill Country offers some of the most beautiful land in the country. The population of the area is rising as new families move in to start their lives and retirees settle down here to enjoy the scenic landscape and temperate climate in their retirement years. The Hill Country consists of everything from bustling cities to quiet, remote country areas. The key to choosing the proper neighborhood for you is to look at how you want to live, and then match that to where you want to live.

Topics: homes

East Ranch Loop Trail adds to Vintage Oaks expansive trail system


Whether they’re being used for walking, running, biking, or simply as a means to get some fresh air while enjoying the gorgeous Hill Country surroundings, Vintage Oaks’ trail system is beloved by owners. Now this valuable amenity has become even more so with the opening of the East Ranch Loop Trail. 

Topics: homes, Vintage Oaks

Continental Automotive Systems bringing $110 million investment, jobs to New Braunfels


New Braunfels is already one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, and its strategic and desirable location has made it a favorite of land and homebuyers as well global corporations. The latest evidence: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. is coming to the city, investing $110 million to build a new 215,000-square-foot facility to manufacture and produce products for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).

Topics: homes

Fitness Club now offers more than 100 fitness classes per month

Hatha Yoga. Zumba. Boot Camp. They’re just a few of the wide-ranging fitness classes Vintage Oaks Fitness Club members can’t get enough of. In fact, reaction to the club and its varied fitness options have been so strong that the class schedule has been expanded to accommodate the demand. There are currently more than 100 classes offered per month.

Topics: homes

Cool Off in the Lone Star State at the Texas Ski Ranch

The Texas Ski Ranch is the premier adventure sports center in Comal County, offering a wide range of exciting activities and top-notch amenities for all ages. Located just outside of downtown New Braunfels along State Highway 35, the Texas Ski Ranch is one of the best places to spend a weekend in the Texas Hill Country.

How to Talk Your Parents into Retiring in Texas Hill Country

If your parents are at or nearing retirement age, they are likely thinking of making a move to a more temperate climate. You are probably trying to sway them towards a vibrant, growing community where you can visit and enjoy everything the area has to offer, while spending time with the ones you love. We all know that Florida is the traditional place for retirees and snowbirds, but this is not always suitable for every retiree. If you haven’t considered Texas Hill Country as a retirement spot for your parents, now is the time to take a look at everything this area has to offer.

Topics: Vintage Oaks

Final Bear Creek Homesites Being Released Today

It’s the last chance. The final opportunity. One more shot to own an acreage property at Bear Creek, one of the most popular and fastest-selling communities in the history of Vintage Oaks.

Visit the Dixie Dude Ranch for an Unforgettable Vacation

For a resort getaway unlike any other, check out the Dixie Dude Ranch. To the west of New Braunfels and 19 miles from Medina Lake, this all-inclusive resort offers an experience you’ll never forget. With 725 acres of Texas pastureland only five miles from the Hill Country State Natural Area, the Dixie Dude Ranch is the ideal place to enjoy a slice of ranch life with all the amenities you would expect from an all-inclusive resort experience.

How to get approved for Texas veteran land loans

Texas veteran land loans represent a wonderful opportunity for veterans looking to purchase land in the state. But it’s important to know the rules to ensure your loan will be approved by the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB). Read on as we break down the requirements and offer some tips to get approved for Texas veteran land loans.

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