Southside San Antonio spurring record housing market

Posted by Mission del Lago on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The San Antonio housing market is strong and shows “no signs of cooling.” That’s the word from the San Antonio Express-News, who used new data released from the San Antonio Board of Realtors in October, during which sales and prices kept “pace to set another record this year,” they said. Southside San Antonio is largely responsible for the record numbers as buyers discover this revitalized area.

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Topics: SouthSide San Antonio, SouthSide, San Antonio homes

San Antonio events focus on Halloween fun

Posted by Mission del Lago on Oct 25, 2017 8:19:00 AM

Halloween is a favorite time of for trick-or-treating with the kids and checking out some of the spaces and places in the city that transform themselves for spooky times. San Antonio events focus on great fun, whether you’re looking for a tame, family-friendly experience for the little ones or something with a little more excitement.

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Topics: Halloween, San Antonio homes

Want to live in San Antonio? City named No. 10 in the country

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jul 27, 2017 8:50:00 AM

Those who live in San Antonio already know how great it is, and more and more people are figuring it out every day. Travel + Leisure magazine readers are the latest to point out all the city has to offer, naming San Antonio No. 10 on its list of The Top 15 Cities in the United States.

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Topics: San Antonio homes, live in San Antonio

Great ideas for summer fun when moving to San Antonio

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jul 5, 2017 9:44:04 AM

Now that we’ve settled into summer, you’re probably looking for ways to entertain the kids and keep them active and engaged, while staying cool yourself. Thankfully, if you’re moving to San Antonio, you’ll find tons of summer activities for them — and you — to enjoy.

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Topics: summer fun, San Antonio homes, kids activities

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

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

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: 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

Special holiday savings on move-in-ready homes at Mission del Lago

Posted by Mission del Lago on Dec 19, 2016 9:29:51 AM

Thinking about buying a new home in San Antonio? This is your lucky day. Actually, it’s your lucky season. With Lennar Homes’ Season of Savings, San Antonio homebuyers can get special pricing on San Antonio new homes through December 31, allowing them to move in to a brand-new home without the wait of construction and save money at the same time. That includes several move-in ready homes at Mission del Lago, including:

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Topics: San Antonio homes, new homes in san antonio, southside families, southside new homes

Best places to see holiday lights in San Antonio

Posted by Mission del Lago on Dec 12, 2016 9:06:15 AM

 

Getting out to see the holiday lights is a favorite family activity in San Antonio this time of year, and there’s no shortage of great places to go. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.

The River Walk

One of the best San Antonio holiday lights displays is minutes from the Southside. It’s just not Christmas without a trip to the River Walk to check out the lights that twinkle along the water. The lights are on every day through January 16 from 9pm to 6am. For an immersive experience, play tourist and take a boat tour.

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Topics: SouthSide, San Antonio homes, holiday lights