News in Georgetown

MorningStar Joins the Rise of ‘Zoom Towns’

History has shown that large social disruptions such as economic downturns – recessions or depressions – or international health crises, such as the COVID pandemic, can have both short-term and long-term effects. In some cases, the unforeseen consequences can fundamentally change the social fabric. This seems to be the case with the employees who are now working from home and plan to continue to do so, long after the pandemic is just a bad memory. Many media reports have noted that, in... View Article

Five Reasons a Homeowner’s Association (HOA) is a Huge Benefit for Your Residence

Some of the questions often asked by homeowners in a master-planned community such as MorningStar relate to the homeowner’s association (HOA). “How does it work?” “What does it cost?” “Why do we even have to join?” The key concept behind an HOA is its role in maintaining the value of the investment of every homeowner in the community. According to this article “A homeowners association, or HOA, administers a contractual agreement among the resident owners in a planned community to... View Article

Another Great Day Trip from MorningStar – 5 Wineries with a View

Austin, Texas and surrounding communities such as MorningStar located near Georgetown are some of the fastest-growing in the United States. They are located in what’s known as the “Texas Hill Country” and there’s a good reason for this moniker. There are hills, LOTS of hills, that are home to some of the most beautiful countryside in the world. Wildflowers in the spring and summer, wildlife year-round, pristine, spring-fed rivers and streams, mild climate, and a unique soil that has enabled... View Article

Oracle Moves Its Headquarters to Austin: Its Employees are Exploring the Easy Livin’ of MorningStar

Deciding that its employees would prefer to live in a less-expensive area with a better quality of life, software giant Oracle recently joined several other technology companies in moving its corporate headquarters to Austin. This decision was announced by the company in December 2020. Founded in 1977, the software company said that the relocation was part of an effort to provide its workers with a more flexible approach. In a report from CNN, a company spokesman noted, “We believe these... View Article

Why Video Games Will Be the Most Popular Gifts This Holiday Season

It’s almost the holiday season at MorningStar, a master-planned community located just north of Austin, and whatever you celebrate – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or any other – gifts are usually involved! Since the weather is usually mild in the Texas Hill Country, the kids (of ALL ages) who live in this charming community can play with those new toys outside.  During the holiday season, it’s a good bet that the pristine trails in MorningStar will challenge some brand new bicycles,... View Article

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

7 Reasons to Relocate to North Austin/Hill Country

Known by residents as the “bat city,” Austin tops virtually every list of America’s best places to live. If you’re planning a move, North Austin offers a great option in one of the world’s greatest cities. Here are seven reasons to consider moving here. A Thriving Economy By virtually every measure, Austin has one of the strongest economies in the nation. There are plenty of high-paid jobs, especially in hospitality, healthcare, education, and tech. Unemployment is significantly below the national... 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

Discover Austin: Tips for Relocating to the Austin Area

Austin, Texas, consistently tops lists of best places to live. It ranked #1 on U.S. News and World Report’s list two years in a row. No wonder people are flocking to Austin. For city lovers, there’s a vibrant night life, an active art scene, and tons to do. The economy is booming, and jobs are growing. For those who prefer a more quiet existence, the suburbs offer family-friendly living a stone’s throw from one of America’s best cities. If you’re... View Article

The Best Fireworks Displays in the Greater Austin Area

No Independence Day celebration is complete without a fireworks display. So break out the hot dogs and face paints and get in gear for some of Austin’s best fireworks displays. MorningStar is proud to be situated in such a vibrant community, with ready access to a veritable cornucopia of fun events. These are our picks for the best displays this year.   July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park This all-day event opens at 11 am with a parade. Kids... View Article