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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 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

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

Could Falling Mortgage Rates Make This the Right Time to Buy a Home?

Last month the Fed announced that it would begin a massive round of bond buying. The news spurred a drop in home interest rates. Thirty-year fixed loans now average 4.34%. This marks the lowest points for interest rates in a year, and a drop of 19 basis points from a year ago. Could falling interest rates make this the right time to buy a home? Here’s what you need to know. Mortgage Interest Rates: A Quick Guide Your mortgage interest... View Article

7 Tips For Spring Cleaning 2019

As blossoms open and leaves thicken, you might be turning your attention to summer plans, garden clean-up, and spring travel. Perhaps you’re also feeling inspired to do a little spring cleaning. Tidying up for the spring can help your home feel new again. It’s also great preparation for any spring and summer visitors you’ll be having and makes it easier to clean up after the kids when they’re home for summer break. Here are our top six tips for tidying... 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