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4 Tips For Buying Land In Texas Hill Country

Picking the perfect homesite and buying land in Texas Hill Country can be a more complicated process than buying a home because of the added considerations. When buying a new home, you’re typically limited to the homes and homesites the builder has available. But, you don’t have the same constraints with a land purchase, and in the Hill Country, the possibilities are endless. For many land buyers, that’s great news, but, for others, having so many choices can mean they don’t even know where to begin—or how to narrow down their options. These tips can help. 

Texas Hill Country home sales help drive U.S. new home sales to a 10-year high

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes are at a 10-year high—a trend being seen across the country and especially prevalent with Texas Hill Country homes. Here, Vintage Oaks’ newest community, The Grove, is making a splash with brand-new builder homes that offer an exceptional lifestyle in the area’s premier masterplan but with a smaller footprint.

Wine Enthusiast boasts about Texas Wine Trail

A new article in Wine Enthusiast recently asked the question so many others have already enthusiastically answered: “Is Texas the next great wine region to watch for?” Amid growing acclaim both here and abroad, the wineries of the Texas Wine Trail have become far more than a novelty. Here, ample space and ideal growing conditions “lend themselves to successful Old World varieties…common to regions such as Southern France and Spain,” they said.

Top 10 things to do in New Braunfels

New to New Braunfels and looking for some great things to do on a date or family outing? You’ll never lack for something fun, interesting, educational, or romantic to see and experience in this great city.

Best weekend road trip when living in the Texas Hill Country

One of the many great things about living in the Texas Hill Country is how much there is to do. You’ll never be bored here, and if you’re looking to spend a weekend exploring and having fun with the family, you’ve definitely come to the right place. Here are seven ideas for great Hill Country road trips close to New Braunfels.

Dry Comal Creek on Texas Wine Trail wins prestigious awards

The wineries of the Texas Wine Trail are more popular and respected than ever, garnering attention and accolades from all over the world. The latest honor is one that is close to home for Vintage Oaks; it was bestowed upon Dry Comal Creek Winery, located right across the street from the community and maker of the wine that is gifted to each of our property owners on their birthday.

Hike the Hills event celebrates new trail, raises money for charity

The words, “Take a hike,” were never as enjoyable as on Saturday, June 3, when those who live at Vintage Oaks and friends joined together to hike the newly refurbished Vintage Oaks Trail, from the trailhead by the main entrance of the community to the trailhead across from the Tuscan Clubhouse, and raise money for the American Heart Association. The first annual Hike in the Hills event at Vintage Oaks brought together neighbors who were excited to discover the newly improved trail and raise funds for this worthy charity. 

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.

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.

Taking care of your oak trees—when and how to trim

The Hill Country’s natural terrain attracts people from far and wide to the area. But, when you buy Hill Country land, you want to make sure you have all the top tips so your property always looks great. At the top of that list: knowing how to treat your oak trees, which means taking into account the best time for pruning.