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New Braunfels named top retirement spot

New Braunfels has been on retirees’ radar as a warm and inviting city in a peaceful and scenic yet strategic location with great land and home offerings like those at Vintage Oaks, the fastest-growing community in the Hill Country for the past four years. Now, Money magazine has discovered what so many others have learned. The publication just named New Braunfels one of the best cities for retirees.

Survey among those living in New Braunfels finds strong satisfaction


Anyone who’s already living in New Braunfels is well aware of what’s so great about the city and all it has to offer. Those who are considering a move to New Braunfels may be interested in hearing what residents have to say. The new New Braunfels National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS) measured the “livability” of New Braunfels, capturing opinions “within the three pillars of a community (Community Characteristics, Governance and Participation) across eight central facets of community (Safety, Mobility, Natural Environment, Built Environment, Economy, Recreation and Wellness, Education and Enrichment and Community Engagement),” they said.

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

In what has become a welcome annual tradition, Vintage Oaks is the fastest-growing community in the San Antonio metro area again, according to national housing research firm MetroStudy. This is the fourth year in a row Vintage Oaks has earned this distinction as the most dominant masterplanned community in the Hill Country.

Texas land sales strongest segment of housing market

Texas continues to lead the national real estate market and Texas land sales are hotter than ever. Those are the findings from the Texas Association of REALTORS®’s (TAR) new Texas Annual Housing Report—results of which continue to support ongoing real estate trends in the Hill Country.

The Hill Country named one of the most beautiful places in the world


Those who live in the Hill Country know how beautiful it is, but the rest of the world continues to catch on. The Hill Country recently made the “27 most beautiful places in America” list on Elle Décor. The site specifically called out the area for its “most beautiful wildflower bloom,” saying that the “countryside west of Austin and north of San Antonio explodes in a riot of colorful Texas Bluebonnets every April.”

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.

New Braunfels' Comal ISD Sees Record Attendance for 2016–2017 School year


The stunning natural beauty, the great amenities, the thriving job market, the convenient location between Austin and San Antonio—there are a number of reasons people looking to buy land in the Hill Country or buy a home in the area are choosing New Braunfels. New Braunfels’ great schools are a huge draw for families, especially in the renowned Comal ISD. The district just announced they have record enrollment this year.

Inman News report sheds light on what Hill Country retirees want


Inman News is one of the leading authorities on the real estate market, and they just published a new report titled, “What today’s 55-plus buyers want in a home.” It’s full of great information about retirement trends, but what’s even more interesting is how well it jives with retirement trends in the Hill Country, particularly at leading Texas masterplanned community Vintage Oaks.

Great market conditions indicate it's a great time to buy in New Braunfels

The New Braunfels real estate market has been on fire of late, one of the many reasons the city is No. 2 in the nation for growth. The strong market conditions have only continued to improve, with the latest numbers showing strength in all key areas.

New Braunfels real estate market continues upward

Building on the success of its strong first quarter 2016 numbers, the San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) showed impressive gains in its Texas real estate market in the quarter that just ended, according to data just released by the Texas Association of Realtors.