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Sales of homes in San Antonio going strong this summer

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jun 23, 2017 9:23:42 AM

The weather isn’t the only thing that’s hot right now. So are sales of Homes in San Antonio. The San Antonio Board of Realtors’ data shows that, “Summer home sales are off to a sizzler of a start in San Antonio,” said KSAT. “In May, even before school let out, 3,133 existing homes were sold — an 11 percent increase over the same time one year ago,” they said. The median price for those homes was $219,700 — a 5 percent jump from the prior year.”

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio, South Side, San Antonio homes, new homes in san antonio

San Antonio continues to grow with the third-largest population spike in the nation last year

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jun 5, 2017 8:30:00 AM

More proof that the word is out about living in San Antonio. Data just released shows that, “San Antonio ranks No. 3 for largest 1-year population increase,” from July 2015 to July 2016," said the San Antonio Business Journal. The net increase was 24,473 residents, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Topics: new homes in san antonio, moving to San Antonio, san antonio growth

Mission del Lago Pool & Clubhouse Opening Set For June 10

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jun 1, 2017 8:40:00 AM

Mission del Lago homeowners got a sneak peek of the new community pool and clubhouse while celebrating with neighbors back in February and now they’re getting ready to officially kick off the summer season with the Grand Opening of the newest Mission del Lago amenities. The new pool and clubhouse will celebrate its official opening on Saturday, June 10 from 4–8pm.

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Topics: amenity center, Texas pool, SouthSide San Antonio, new homes in san antonio

Container gardening tips for new homes in San Antonio

Posted by Mission del Lago on Apr 28, 2017 9:24:58 AM

Container gardens are one of the top outdoor trends for new homes in San Antonio today, which is great news for those who have a smaller yard and still want their outdoor space to look colorful. But if you’ve never created a container garden, you may not know where to start. These tips from The Spruce will help you create a container garden you can be proud of in your new home on the Southside.

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Topics: new homes in san antonio, buying a home on the southside, gardening

San Antonio one of the best places for first-time buyers

Posted by Mission del Lago on Apr 21, 2017 8:59:00 AM

Great news for those who are looking to stop renting and get into a new home in San Antonio: San Antonio is one of the best places for first-time buyers in the country, according to financial website SmartAsset. SmartAsset just came out with their third annual study ranking the best cities for buyers to take the plunge into homeownership. They used “data for every U.S. city with at least 300,000 residents” as a starting point. Their overall conclusion: “First-time buyers would prefer to purchase homes in stable housing markets with affordable housing and low market volatility. We also looked at the availability of conventional mortgage loans.”

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Topics: first-time homebuyers, new homes in san antonio, moving to San Antonio

IKEA is coming to San Antonio with new store

Posted by Mission del Lago on Apr 5, 2017 9:20:51 AM

Quality of life and employment were two important factors in San Antonio’s ranking as one of U.S. News & World Report's best places to live for 2017, and both just got another boost with the announcement that IKEA is coming to San Antonio. The company is building a new 290,000-square-foot store near the intersection of Loop 1604 and Interstate 35. This will be the retailer’s fifth store in Texas and is expected to boost San Antonio employment even further; IKEA will be adding approximately 250 jobs to the city’s “thriving job market, as NerdWallet called it when naming San Antonio to its 2017 list of Best Places to Find a Job in the Nation.

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Topics: economy, buying a home in San Antonio, San Antonio homes, San Antonio jobs

New pool and clubhouse add to amenities at Mission del Lago

Posted by Mission del Lago on Mar 9, 2017 11:16:09 AM

Residents of San Antonio’s favorite masterplanned community have something new to get excited about. The new Mission del Lago community pool and clubhouse are finished, adding to the great amenities Southside home owners already enjoy. The new amenity center will be open for use in May to kick off pool season.

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Topics: amenity center, amenities, Mission Del Lago, buying a home in San Antonio, buying a home on the southside

Best Spring Break Activities for Family Fun in San Antonio

Posted by Mission del Lago on Feb 28, 2017 8:22:00 AM

 

It’s almost time for Spring Break, which probably means you’re busy thinking about ways you can entertain your kids. USA Today’s 10 Best came up with a great list of family-friendly activities in San Antonio. It includes some of the city’s favorite kid-friendly hotspots, and a few options you might not have thought of. Plus, we added an Editor’s note with a little more info.

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Topics: family fun, spring activities, San Antonio homes, raising a family, southside families

San Antonio one of the best places to live in the country again

Posted by Mission del Lago on Feb 15, 2017 9:27:38 AM

The rest of the country continues to learn what those who live in San Antonio already know: It’s simply a great place to live. San Antonio was just named the No. 23 best place to live in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's 2017 list. The rankings were based on: quality of life; the local employment market; the overall value of living there; and desirability. San Antonio had an overall score of 6.9 out of a possible 10.

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Topics: forbes best list, Best Places to Live, San Antonio homes, southside new homes

New manufacturing company adding to excitement at Southside's Brooks City Base

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jan 30, 2017 9:36:52 AM

Brooks City Base continues to grow, offering more job opportunities and amenities for those living on the SouthSide and becoming one of San Antonio’s most exciting work/play destinations. The latest addition is Tokyo-based Nissei Plastic Industrial Co., which has announced plans to build a multi-million-dollar manufacturing plant on the Base.

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Topics: SouthSide, South Side, Brooks City Base, the southside, new homes in san antonio, homes on the southside