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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

Discover Austin: Tips for Relocating to the Austin Area

Austin, Texas, consistently tops lists of best places to live. It ranked #1 on U.S. News and World Report’s list two years in a row. No wonder people are flocking to Austin. For city lovers, there’s a vibrant night life, an active art scene, and tons to do. The economy is booming, and jobs are growing. For those who prefer a more quiet existence, the suburbs offer family-friendly living a stone’s throw from one of America’s best cities. If you’re... View Article

Morningstar’s Crawfish Boil, Opening of Big Dipper Fishing Pond, and Other Exciting Community Announcements

Join us this weekend, Saturday, March 2nd, for our community Crawfish Boil. While you’re savoring our bayou blast and delicious food, enjoy a sneak peek of our new Big Dipper fishing pond and a preview of our beautiful model homes. This year is sure to be the best ever in MorningStar. Check out these previews of what’s in store: MorningStar Crawfish Boil   Come on down this Saturday for our big community Crawfish Boil. Start the spring off right, with... View Article

MorningStar Celebrates Holidays at Jolly Jingle Jamboree

MorningStar residents on December 15, 2018, celebrated the holidays in style at our Jolly Jingle Jamboree. We welcomed residents from a wide variety of holiday and faith traditions to come together at a rousing community gathering for the whole family. Originally slated for December 8, we moved the celebration to the 15th to ensure better weather and a great time for all of our attendees. A Winter Wonderland We transformed our community center into a winter wonderland featuring garlands, lights,... View Article

Today’s Mortgage Rates and Tips When Shopping for a Loan

Mortgage rates are currently in the 4s, but rates are slowly rising. This means that now might be the best possible time to buy a home, especially if you’re concerned about how interest rates could affect your monthly mortgage payment. At MorningStar, we believe that beautiful, luxurious homes can be affordable, and that shopping for a mortgage doesn’t have to be painful. We’d love to welcome you to our community. To get started, you need to begin shopping for a... View Article

5 Great Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday rush—finding the perfect gift, family crafts, and trips to see Santa. No matter what you believe or which holidays you celebrate, the true meaning of the holidays is finding joy and purpose in our relationships with others. MorningStar is a great community filled with people blessed to be leading meaningful lives. As we sit in our warm homes surrounded by family, many people are lonely, cold, hungry, or afraid and would... View Article

How to Prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Whether your holiday lights are already up or you’re in the mad dash to get ready, Black Friday and Cyber Monday mark the official start of the holiday season—and the craze that often comes with it. Prepare ahead of time and you may be able to get your holiday shopping done on one day, for a fraction of full price. To help you from getting caught up in the pandemonium here are our six must-have tips for getting the most... View Article