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Steps for buying land in the Texas Hill Country

Thinking about buying land in the Texas Hill Country? It’s an idea shared by many who have discovered the natural beauty and ample opportunities offered by this magical place. But, before you start driving around in search of the perfect homesite, heed a few tips to make sure you’re able to find what you really want.

2017 Interior color trends for your Hill Country home

Given how much impact paint can have in a space, it’s not surprising it can be challenging to pick the perfect color when buying a new home in the Hill Country. Thankfully, House Beautiful is here to tell us about the "color trends that are dominating 2017" so you can make the right choice when building a custom home in New Braunfels.

How to find the best Hill Country builder for your family

Finding the right new home community in the Hill Country and the perfect piece of land to build a custom home may seem like a huge challenge with all the available options. But once you’ve done both, it’s time to tackle the task of finding the best builder for your family who can translates your needs and wants into the ideal New Braunfels custom home. A few tips will help you make the best choice.

How to pick the right community for your Hill Country home

Whether you're building a new home in the Hill Country or buying one, it's bound to be an exciting time. But with all the communities in New Braunfels, how do you know which one is right for you? Within the same city, there may be dozens of places to choose from, and then there are all the neighborhoods within those communities. So how do you even start to figure it out? We’ve got some tips that will help you find the perfect fit.

Zillow's design trends for 2017 guide Hill Country homebuyers, homeowners

Feeling like you want to fix up or bring new energy to your Hill Country home? That tends to happen at this time of year. If you’re looking for a little inspiration, and some ideas to bring a modern feel and features into your place, Zillow Digs is here with the “Top Home Design Trends for 2017.”

Staying winter aware when building your custom home in the Hill country


One thing you can count on when you live in Texas: The weather is going to keep things interesting. So how does living in a state where sunshine, rain, and a wintery mix can potentially be in the forecast for the same 24-hour period impact construction? If you’re getting ready to build a home in the Hill Country, these winter awareness tips will help.

5 new home trends to consider for your Hill Country custom home


Thinking of building a custom home in Texas in 2017? Then you’ve probably been wondering about what your floorplan will look like and what features and finishes to include. Zillow’s 5 trends in new home construction can help you make some key choices when building a home in the Hill Country.

Lower your winter heating bills in your Hill Country home

The weather in Texas can be unpredictable, but during the winter, falling temperatures are a given. And that can mean higher heating bills when you live in the Hill Country. When 45% of the average household’s energy bill goes to heating, according to the Department of Energy, looking for easy ways to cut back while still remaining comfortable is key.

The key to finding the right builder for your Hill Country home

So, you’ve fallen in love with a community and chosen your perfect piece of Texas Hill Country land. Now, all you have to do is find the right builder to turn your dream home into a reality. A simple Google search will take care of that, right? Not so fast. Finding the right builder for your Hill Country home is critical. Here are some tips to help you make the best choice.

Zillow announces top outdoor trends for 2016

Today, Zillow Digs revealed the top outdoor living trends for summer 2016, and the three fads to ditch from last year. The results were published in the Zillow Digs Home Trend Forecast, a report that combines data from a survey of leading interior designers and an analysis of the most popular photos on Zillow Digs.