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SouthStar Communities Announces $10,000 Donation for Hurricane Relief

Those who watched the Houston Texans’ first home game of the season or caught the highlights on the news saw JJ Watt burst onto the field carrying the Texas flag, to the raucous cheers of more than 71,000 fans. Watt became a national hero in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, spearheading a charity spree for those who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. What was intended to be $100,000 in matched funds is now more than $31 million raised thanks to all those Watt was able to inspire. SouthStar Communities is among them, having donated $10,000 to the JJ Watts Houston Flood Relief Fund, it was announced by SouthStar Chief Operating Officer (COO) Thad Rutherford.

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SouthStar Communities donates four acres in New Braunfels for new fire and EMS station

The latest example of SouthStar Communities’ commitment to civic responsibility will be a boon to those who live at Vintage Oaks, New Braunfels’ leading masterplanned community. As owner and developer of the community, SouthStar has interpreted the area’s need for improved access to local emergency service by donating land for a new full-service fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station.

Home and Land Buying Efforts Supporting Texas Veterans

When veterans return after doing a tour of duty overseas or on another base across the country, they are relieved and comforted when they hear the words, "Welcome home. " For some veterans, that means their childhood home with mom and dad or an apartment with their spouse. Many veterans, however, dream of becoming homeowners.

Several Factors Make 2015 a Hot Time for Buying a Home

It’s a Great Year for Buying a Home

A tight real estate market in 2014 kept many homeowners out in the cold when it came to making a move, but options for buying a home are heating up this year. A new Fox Business article gives credit to increased inventory for this upturn, as well as other positive reasons more people will be re-entering the market.

Why the High Demand for Texas Real Estate is Good for You

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The Texas Real Estate Market is More Than Ideal for 2015

There’s no better time to make a move to Texas. People are heading into the state by record numbers and this is effecting Texas real estate in a big way. Monthly, more out-of-state residents are choosing to make Texas their home over any other place in the United States; the state saw a gain of 584,000 people just during 2013. International buyers are close behind and added almost 11 billion dollars to the Texas economy in the same time period. Culture Map Dallas has insight as to why the state is becoming one of the most desirable places in the nation to live.  

Cooling Prices Make 2015 a Hot Time for Buying a Home

Cooling Prices Make Buying a Home a Hot Idea

A tight real estate market in 2014 kept many prospective homeowners out in the cold, but options for buying a home are heating up this year. A new Fox Business article gives credit to increased inventory for this upturn, as well as other positive reasons more people will be entering the market.

2015 Real Estate Trends That Matter

What Real Estate Trends Will We See in 2015?

The housing market has been in recovery mode for the past two years and it appears we can expect the same to continue but at a slightly slower pace. In addition, predictions show the market could swing in favor of the buyer based on a stabilization after the upturn in the years following the bursting of the housing bubble. Brandon Cornett of the Home Buying Institute recently examined the top real estate trends projected for 2015.

Moving to Suburban Texas Real Estate

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It’s a good idea to take into consideration your family’s lifestyle before your next move. Factors like Texas real estate taxes, property size, property value, schools and space can help you decide if living in the suburbs is right for you. We have compiled a list of highlights for buying Texas real estate and living in the suburbs from Credit.com and Realtor.com .

2015 Texas Real Estate Outlook

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As 2014 comes to an end and we are on the dawn of 2015, we put together a list of 7 Texas real estate trends for 2015 from the Huffington Post, US News, PWC, News 12 and PR Web.