Real Estate Blog & Resources

Housing Market Shows Fastest Rate of Recovery Since Before the Crash | PBS NewsHour | March 26, 2013

New reports show a spike in U.S. home prices, rising at the fastest pace since 2006. To learn what's driving this recovery, Hari Sreenivasan talks with Nicholas Retsinas of the Harvard Business School.

Texas getaways from the Hill Country

Vineyard living–just one of the benefits of the Texas Hill Country

Vintage Oaks Community News Updates – Summer 2013

Vintage Oaks residents joined together for fun community events and activities this summer! Check out the latest updates of our community.

Texas Land Buyers Guide: A Resource for Home Buyers

Looking to buy land in Texas? At SouthStar Communities, we understand that it can be an overwhelming task trying to create a custom home that is perfect for you, but planning your dream home just became easier. Now is the time to locate that perfect homesite in Texas as business is booming, taxes are low and availability of land is plentiful. SouthStar Communities has several premier communities all around Texas, including Lake Ridge at Joe Pool Lake, Vintage Oaks and King Oaks.

Striking the Right Balance When Designing a Custom Home


Upcoming Texas Hill Country Events

Life in Texas Wine Country: The Grape Stomp

Free Aktivität Event Saturday in New Braunfels


Easy Interior Design Tips

For many new homeowners, the process to finding the perfect home takes some research. During this process, homeowners should also remember the interior of the home may need some personalizing and sprucing up. The steps to making your home more “you” can actually be the most fun!

Texas Homeowners Buying More New Homes, Finding Homes Faster

Today, the Texas Association of Realtors released the Texas Home Buyers and Sellers Report. Based on the 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors, the report showed that Texas homeowners are buying more new homes and finding homes faster, indicating a steadily growing, competitive Texas housing market.

Beat the Heat: Tips for a Day at Schlitterbahn

San Antonio Tops Market Rebound Report

San Antonio tops market rebound report for having recovered from the Great Recession, according to the most recent Rebound Report published June 24, 2013.

Our Two Cents on the Best of the Texas Hill Country

The Hill Country’s finest, at Vintage Oaks

Tax Programs to Finance Clean Energy Catch On

Over the years, as Rick Murphy helped expand his family's auto business in Edina, Minn., outside Minneapolis, he wanted to install solar panels to cut the electricity bills, but the upfront cost was too high.

Simple Tips for Conserving Water

Texans are gearing up for another hot summer this year. Conserving water is something that every Texan should understand how to do effectively during the summer months to keep bills low while staying environmentally friendly. SouthStar Communities has compiled a few simple tips for you and your family on how to conserve water this summer.

Preparing for the Fourth of July


10 Reasons to Live in New Braunfels

JR Martinez, future Vintage Oaks resident