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Summertime…And the Livin’ is Easy. Especially at MorningStar!

When the Gershwin brothers were writing their classic song about the languid pursuits of “summertime,” they could have been talking about the relaxation and fun-in-the-sun at the MorningStar community, located just north of highway 29 on the new Kauffman loop, near Austin. The fish are indeed jumpin’ in the fishing pond but the cotton has been replaced with the lush greenery of nature trails and the fresh air of the Texas Hill Country. For many reasons, summertime is the perfect... View Article

The Sladek Family is Growing Deep Roots in MorningStar

It’s a scene from an earlier, less hurried, time. Some kids are splashing in the cool water of the pool while others are experiencing the thrill of catching the “big one” in the fishing pond. For all the peace, quiet and safe surroundings, this could be a hundred years ago, but Jaime and Robert Sladek know it’s 2019, and just another day in MorningStar!  As one of the early homeowners in this planned community just north of Austin, the Sladek... View Article

The 5 Best Day Trips for Austin Residents

Austin, Texas, consistently tops lists of best places to live, and ranks first on U.S. News and World Report’s list of best places to live in the U.S. It’s also ranked the fourth best place to retire. But everyone, even residents of one of the nation’s greatest cities, needs a break from familiar surroundings from time to time. Austin boasts access to a wide range of great nearby locations for day trips. Here are our picks for the top five-day... View Article

The Almonds Are Nuts Over Their New Home in MorningStar!

The decision to buy a new home is both exciting and nerve-wracking for any young family. For J.D and Nikki Almond, this process proved to be positive experience that they will never forget. “Our experience has been fantastic,” J.D said. “From our initial visit with Juston at GFO Home, through the entire process and all the way up to completion. My wife just said the other day, ‘I’m still so excited to go home to our new house.’” What were... View Article

Join us this Saturday, April 27th for a Neighborhood Event & Model Home Showcase

Come out to MorningStar’s Model Homes Extravaganza on Saturday, April 27th, to see what we’re all about. Whether you’re a current resident coming out to see the latest product and amenities, or a curious neighbor hoping to invest in one of MorningStar’s gorgeous properties, this is a great way to see everything we have to offer, all at one family-friendly event. MorningStar Model Homes Extravaganza Meet us April 27th, from 1-4 PM for fun, prizes, and more. Our Model Home... View Article

5 Easy Fitness Tips Everyone Can Follow

MorningStar has always been about more than just lovely houses in a pretty community. We’re truly committed to the health and well-being of our residents. That commitment shines through in everything we do, and drives our continual improvements such as Big Dipper Fishing Pond, our nature trail exercise stations (coming May), our large and small dog park with obstacles, and more. No matter your age, weight, or fitness level, regular exercise remains one of the most important things you can... View Article

MorningStar Announces Waterloo Homes by Brohn, Saratoga Homes Grand Opening

MorningStar is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its new Waterloo Homes by Brohn collection. Featuring luxury living at a surprisingly affordable price, Waterloo Homes by Brohn is one of Texas’s most respected new home builders. And now they’re joining the MorningStar family. Saratoga Homes is also debuting in MorningStar, offering classic homes with contemporary features. Realtors can attend the Waterloo Homes by Brohn grand opening on April 10, with a public grand event on April 13. Saratoga Homes’... View Article

Check Out Big Dipper Fishing Pond and Catch the Big One at Our Spring Fling

Scratch your fishing itch this spring without a long, expensive day trip. MorningStar’s long-awaited big Dipper Fishing Pond is open and stocked with fish. Whether you’re a lifelong angler or a fishing novice, our Big Dipper Fishing Pond should top your list of spring and summer fishing destinations. Want to learn more about fishing? Our Spring Fling is the perfect opportunity. We’ll offer Fishing 101, a fishing competition, and more. MorningStar Spring Fling March 30th Come on down to Big... View Article

Morningstar’s Crawfish Boil, Opening of Big Dipper Fishing Pond, and Other Exciting Community Announcements

Join us this weekend, Saturday, March 2nd, for our community Crawfish Boil. While you’re savoring our bayou blast and delicious food, enjoy a sneak peek of our new Big Dipper fishing pond and a preview of our beautiful model homes. This year is sure to be the best ever in MorningStar. Check out these previews of what’s in store: MorningStar Crawfish Boil   Come on down this Saturday for our big community Crawfish Boil. Start the spring off right, with... View Article

MorningStar Celebrates Autumn With Fall Festival

Temperatures may still be scorching, and many of our tomato plants are still blooming like crazy. But autumn is on the horizon. You can feel it at night, as a crisp chill settles in. Days are getting shorter, and Halloween is just around the corner. At MorningStar, we never miss a chance to celebrate together. This weekend, we celebrated the beginning of cooler weather and the transition from tomatoes and roses to pumpkins and corn. Residents came together on September... View Article