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  • 5 Easy Fitness Tips Everyone Can Follow

    MorningStar has always been about more than just lovely houses in a pretty community. We’re truly committed to the health and well-being of our residents. That commitment shines through in everything we do, and drives our continual improvements such as Big Dipper Fishing Pond, our nature trail exercise stations (coming May), our large and small dog park with obstacles, and more. No matter your age, weight, or fitness level, regular exercise remains one of the most important things you can... 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

  • 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

  • Preparing For The Holidays

    Though many of us are still working our way through a pile of Halloween candy, Thanksgiving will soon be here. The holiday comes earlier than usual this year, which means less time to prepare. If you want to make this your best holiday season ever, the time to prepare is now. Here are some helpful ideas to get you and your house ready for the holiday festivities, and the guests that come with them. Quick Guest Room Updates If you’ve... View Article

  • Best Fishing Holes in and Around the Austin DMA

    MorningStar’s Big Dipper Fishing Pond is set to open soon, in the meantime, here are the Best Fishing Holes in and Around the Austin DMA MorningStar, Georgetown’s premier walkable community of luxury homes, is thrilled to announce the opening of its Big Dipper Fishing Pond this year. We can’t wait to welcome our residents to their own fishing hole. No more begging your spouse for a day away to go fishing. With Big Dipper joining the community, you can fish... View Article

  • Indoor Activities When it’s Yucky Outside in Georgetown, Texas

    It’s raining, it’s pouring…and the parents, kids, and fur friends may be getting a bit stir crazy. If rainy weather has you down, take heart. There are plenty of options for indoor fun, even if the weather leaves much to be desired. Here are some suggestions to get you through these long rainy days (and the cold weather that’s yet to come). Seasonal Indoor Activities With Halloween, Hanukkah, Christmas, Thanksgiving, and more just around the corner, there are tons of... View Article

  • MorningStar Celebrates Autumn With Fall Festival

    Temperatures may still be scorching, and many of our tomato plants are still blooming like crazy. But autumn is on the horizon. You can feel it at night, as a crisp chill settles in. Days are getting shorter, and Halloween is just around the corner. At MorningStar, we never miss a chance to celebrate together. This weekend, we celebrated the beginning of cooler weather and the transition from tomatoes and roses to pumpkins and corn. Residents came together on September... View Article

  • Guide to Music in Austin

    Our residents consistently tell us that MorningStar offers the best of all worlds: a quiet, welcoming community to call their own; a break from the hustle and bustle of city life; and easy access to all that Austin has to offer. Georgetown is a quick 30-minute drive from Austin. If you love music—whether bluegrass or rap, country or rock—there’s no place in the world like Austin. With more than 250 live music venues and dozens of record stores, you’ll have... View Article

  • GFO Home Unveils New Model Home in MorningStar

    GFO Home has completed its new model home at MorningStar, showcasing all that makes these luxury homes so special. We’re thrilled to welcome GFO Home to the MorningStar family. GFO prides itself on making cutting-edge luxury real estate available at affordable price points. About GFO Home GFO’s veteran team of real estate experts have collectively built more than 25,000 homes. They combine this experience with a fresh, contemporary view on real estate. The resulting homes feature gorgeous architectural elements, effortless... View Article

  • The Best Restaurants Near MorningStar

    MorningStar was thoughtfully designed to maximize its residents’ quality of life. While a walkable, safe, beautiful neighborhood was key to the concept, we also wanted to ensure that residents had access to a variety of cultural touch points outside of our community. Georgetown and nearby areas are home to some of Texas’s best restaurants. There’s something to suit every culinary taste, dietary restriction, and dining preference. Here are our picks for the best restaurants in our area: Monument Cafe Touting... View Article

  • Back to School at Liberty Hill ISD

    Do you have children enrolled in the Liberty Hill ISD? There’s a lot going on at Rancho Sienna Elementary and the Liberty Hill Intermediate, Middle School, and High School this year. It’s currently back to school season, which is one of the busiest times of the year for the school district. If you’re interested in helping students, teachers, and school staff get this year off on the right foot, there are a number of different ways you can get involved.... View Article

  • A Big MorningStar Welcome to SGT James ‘Shane’ Ray & Family

    MorningStar joined forces with Helping a Hero on August 9th, 2018, to give a hero’s welcome home to Sargent James “Shane” Ray, U.S. Army. At MorningStar, we believe in the power of community, and we are proud of our community’s ability to come together to support a heroic family in need. In October 2017, we broke ground on a home that offers top of the line features and was specially designed to make living easier for Sgt. Ray’s specific needs... View Article

  • Gardening Tips at MorningStar New Home Community

    Summer Gardening Tips

    Get a fresh take on summer by planting—or renovating—a garden. Gardening is easier than you might think with a little information and can also save you money. A thoughtfully planned garden can save you $500 or more on groceries. Gardening teaches kids about science, keeps them active, and is a perfect family activity for even the youngest kids. So take advantage of your gorgeous MorningStar yard and get planting! There’s still plenty of time left in the season.   Gardening... View Article

  • MorningStar Warrior Welcome Home Ceremony & Benefit

    MorningStar is more than just a group of neighbors. It is a true community, committed to service and the well-being of everyone in our neighborhood and beyond. As part of our commitment to service, MorningStar is a sponsor of the Helping a Hero Warrior Concert & Celebration on August 9th. The concert will benefit the family of Sargent James “Shane” Ray, U.S. Army. MorningStar will also host a Welcome Home ceremony for the Ray family at their new home on... View Article

  • MorningStar Announces New Builders, Models & Home Designs

    MorningStar’s long-standing mission is to improve our residents’ quality of life and contribute to a welcoming and family-friendly culture in our community. As part of that commitment, we’re thrilled to announce our relationships with new builders, who will be commencing new projects in our community. Here are the builders and projects that we’re excited to welcome into our extended community family. GFO Home GFO Home’s model is slated to open late this Summer and they are working to bring five... View Article

  • MorningStar Proudly Announces its New Big Dipper Fishing Pond

    MorningStar is thrilled to announce that residents will soon be able to enjoy its Big Dipper fishing pond. Here in Georgetown, Texas, we’ve always prided ourselves on being a community that blends the slower pace and warmer friendships of country living with the cultural delights of city life in nearby Austin. Big Dipper is just one more way we’re bringing to you the joys of city living, but with all the convenience of life in suburban Austin. Big Dipper Fishing... View Article

  • MorningStar Celebrates Independence Day in Style

    MorningStar welcomed a crowd of community members and guests to its June 30, 2018, Independence Day celebration. Our family-friendly event hosted children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, their parents, extended family and friends. Everyone felt welcome, and the mood was festive. MorningStar’s July 4th Celebration One of the things we cherish most about life in MorningStar is that we are a true community. People know their neighbors. They celebrate one another’s wins and losses, tragedies and triumphs. So... View Article

  • The Best Fireworks Displays in the Greater Austin Area

    No Independence Day celebration is complete without a fireworks display. So break out the hot dogs and face paints and get in gear for some of Austin’s best fireworks displays. MorningStar is proud to be situated in such a vibrant community, with ready access to a veritable cornucopia of fun events. These are our picks for the best displays this year.   July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park This all-day event opens at 11 am with a parade. Kids... View Article

  • MorningStar Americana Section Home Design

    Meritage Homes Opens New Model Home in Americana Phase of MorningStar

    MorningStar and Meritage Homes are excited to announce the addition of the Americana product to our community. Americana will feature charming homes with brand new, functional floor plans. Each new home is full of fabulous features including blinds on the front windows, walk-in showers in the master bathrooms, and designer selected finishes that give the feeling of an upscale ranch retreat. Every Meritage home in the Americana section will feature gorgeous granite or quartz counters, beautiful kitchen backsplashes, 42” upper... View Article

  • The Goddard School Coming Early 2019 to MorningStar

    Site work has started on new The Goddard School location at MorningStar and is tentatively set to open in January 2019! We are thrilled to add this wonderful preschool to the line-up of resident amenities offered here at MorningStar. For 30 years, parents and families have trusted The Goddard School to nurture and educate their children. From its inception, The Goddard School has been built around high-quality, play-based learning programs. The school offers the most current, academically endorsed methods to... View Article

  • Texas Hill Country Picnic Spots

    Dine Al-Fresco At These Perfect Picnic Spots

    A picnic is a great escape from our day-to-day and a chance to turn a meal into something more festive and memorable for family and friends. Eating good food with even greater company shaded under a canopy of trees or a starry sky is hard to beat. MorningStar offers residents a wide variety of open green spaces to plan the perfect picnic at home. And, in the Spring of 2019, MorningStar will offer the Stargazer Event Lawn, which will be... View Article

  • Facebook Winners!

    Thank you Sladek’s for showing us your favorite MorningStar spot! Each month we host fun contests with our residents to find out what they love most about MorningStar. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to play along. This month the Sladek’s won a gift certificate to All Things Kids in downtown Georgetown. Here’s a picture of the Sladek kids at the MorningStar splash pad, their favorite spot!  

  • Top Hill Country Adventures When the Kids Are Out of School

    As kids count down the days—or hours, or seconds—to the end of the school year, parents across Austin wonder what they’re going to do with these tiny, energetic people all summer. Whether your kids are eager to run through the neighborhood from dawn till dusk or more interested in telling you about how they’re bored, finding ways to burn off kids’ excess energy can feel overwhelming. MorningStar prides itself on an active, vibrant community filled with kids and friendly parents.... View Article

  • MorningStar Community Spring Fling Event

    MorningStar Hosts Successful Spring Fling

    MorningStar hosted a successful Spring Fling event on March 31 from 1-3 PM. The first of many annual Spring Flings was a great chance to celebrate the change of the seasons, talk gardening, grow closer as a community, and see all that makes MorningStar great. About 100 homeowners attended the event. This year’s Spring Fling included a wide range of vendors, including: Kona Ice Positive Images Photography Tiny Tails to You Pretty Faces by Danielle, a balloon artist and face... View Article

  • Austin, TX is reated one of the best places to live in the US.

    Austin Tops U.S. News List of Best Places to Live for Second Year in a Row

    U.S. News and World Report announced this month that, for the second year in a row, Austin, Texas, is the best place to live in the United States. With its vibrant cultural life, excellent schools, and walkable communities, Austin is attracting new residents in droves. MorningStar is proud to provide affordable, beautiful homes to Austin’s families. Our welcoming communities offer the lifestyle new and veteran Austinians crave. We’re confident we can be a part of keeping Austin at the top... View Article

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