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Halloween at MorningStar: So Much Fun…It’s Scary!

More than 175 million Americans celebrated Halloween in 2018 according to CNN, with seven out of ten consumers handing out candy. Total spending in 2018 reached $9 billion, with the average consumer planning to spend $86.79 on decorations, candy, costumes and more. Needless to say, that’s a LOT of candy corn and spooky costumes! As one of the most family-friendly communities in the Austin area, MorningStar, goes all out for Halloween with decorations, parties and (oh yes) TREATS for kids.... View Article

What’s on Your List for a New Home? Here are 5 “Must-Haves” to Consider from the Wagner Family

Anyone who’s looking for a place to build a new home starts with a list. These are the “must-haves” that represent the lifestyle priorities of the family. For many homebuyers – from young families to empty-nesters – MorningStar checks off all of the boxes of this homebuyer’s list! MorningStar, located just north of Austin, is the newest master-planned community in the Texas Hill Country. It’s located on the north side of Highway 29 on the new Kauffman Loop, with convenient... View Article

If You Wanna Shop Around…Get Ready for Some Fun!

The peace and quiet of MorningStar make it a lovely place to come home to, unwind and just relax. The Hill Country foliage is gorgeous, year around, the schools are top-notch and the livin’ is easy. However, there is a side to MorningStar living that many residents love and it’s one that’s a lot more exciting. It’s the SHOPPING baby!! Just because it’s located away from the traffic and noise of a big city, doesn’t mean the shopaholic will have... View Article

Time for Some Homework: What’s the Best School District for Your Kids?

The signs are all there. Somewhere, off in the distance, the Liberty Hill High School band can be heard practicing the songs they will perform at halftime. The pop of leather and the sounds of footballs being punted are also a sure sign that the gridiron season is just around the corner and the Liberty Hill Panthers will be ready! And eyes of the children of all ages, who have been playing around the pool at MorningStar during the summer,... 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

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 Grand Opening of M/I Homes’ and Dream Finders Homes’ MorningStar Model Homes

MorningStar is thrilled to welcome M/I Homes to our MorningStar family. Dream Finders Homes, a perennial favorite, will also be debuting their new model home in June. At MorningStar, we aim to deliver value, variety, and unparalleled luxury, ensuring everyone can access the home of their dreams. We can’t wait for you to check out our latest offerings. M/I Homes Model Home Open, Now Selling M/I Homes joins the MorningStar family this spring, debuting its new model home. The new... 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

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