Holiday events in San Antonio you don't want to miss

Posted by Mission del Lago on Nov 27, 2017 10:11:46 AM

The best time of the year is here, and there are so many holiday events in San Antonio coming up that you can enjoy the festivities every day of the season. Here is a rundown of all the happenings in and around San Antonio through the end of the year.

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Topics: events in San Antonio, buying a home in San Antonio, holiday events in 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: 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, Mission Del Lago, buying a home in San Antonio, buying a home on the southside

4 Reasons You Should Buy A New Home In San Antonio Before The End Of The Year

Posted by Mission del Lago on Nov 16, 2016 9:11:01 AM

Wondering when is the best time to buy a new home in San Antonio? Many people think it’s during the spring and summer. But, it turns out that fall may be a great time to make a move. “With an ever-changing housing market, you can never be too certain when it’s the ‘right’ time to buy a home, but purchasing a home before the New Year could offer you more opportunities as a home buyer,” said homebuilder Lennar Homes in their “The Open Door” blog. Let’s take a look at the “perks of buying a home before 2017.”

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Topics: buying a home in San Antonio, new home in san antonio, buying a new home in San Antonio

Buying a house in San Antonio is cheaper than renting

Posted by Mission del Lago on Nov 9, 2016 8:52:49 AM

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home in San Antonio but aren’t sure if it makes financial sense, consider this: A new report from Trulia shows that it’s significantly less expensive to buy in the city than rent, “at a 50 percent cost difference benefiting homeownership,” said culturemap San Antonio. “The median San Antonio home costs $155,273, compared to a median rent of $1,350 per month. In order for buying to become less advantageous than renting in San Antonio, home prices would have to jump to a median $336,942, while interest rates would have to rise to 13.3 percent.”

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Topics: buying a home in San Antonio, southside new homes

Low down payments, builder programs making it easy to buy a home in San Antonio

Posted by Mission del Lago on Oct 25, 2016 8:24:00 AM

Is a lack of cash keeping you from buying a home in San Antonio? Regardless of what you may have heard, you don’t need a whopping down payment to buy a house. “Despite the growing prominence of low down payment mortgages, first-time homebuyers believe they need to put 20% down to compete in today’s market, but it’s not true given current market conditions, according to real estate agents across the country,” said HousingWire.

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Topics: buying a home in San Antonio, buy a home in San Antonio, buying a home on the southside

10 Reasons you should buy a home at Mission del Lago

Posted by Mission del Lago on Oct 14, 2016 9:24:59 AM

Looking for a new home in San Antonio? Buying a home in Alamo City is a popular choice—one that FORTUNE recognized by naming San Antonio the No. 5 “Hottest Real Estate Market of 2016” by and a “Best Buy City.” But with so many choices, how do you know where to buy? This list of 10 reasons to buy a home at Mission del Lago should make your decision a little easier.

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Topics: buying a home in San Antonio, southside families, buying a home on the southside

Hillwood Communities and SouthStar Communities to Partner on Mission del Lago

Posted by Mission del Lago on Sep 27, 2016 8:01:00 AM

Hillwood Communities, a Perot company that specializes in creating masterplanned developments, just announced an investment in SouthStar Communities’ existing holdings of residential communities in Texas and Georgia, including Mission del Lago, the fastest-growing community in its price point in the hot San Antonio market. SouthStar will continue to manage the operations and development of the community.

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Topics: Southstar, Mission Del Lago, buying a home in San Antonio

San Antonio named one of the best places to live in the nation

Posted by Mission del Lago on Sep 16, 2016 8:07:00 AM

When it comes to finding a place to live, there are factors that make some cities stand above others. And San Antonio is consistently ranked near the top. Its latest honor: Being named to U.S. News’ list of the nation’s best places to call home. 

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Topics: the southside, buying a home in San Antonio, living in san antonio

7 Reasons to buy a home in San Antonio now

Posted by Mission del Lago on Sep 9, 2016 8:59:15 AM

Should you buy a home in San Antonio now or wait a while? If you know the market, you know it’s a great time to buy. Need more inspiration? Here are 6 reasons to get a move on.

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

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