How to Buy Land in the Texas Hill Country

Buying land for your dream homesite may seem like a daunting task. It is actually exciting and surprisingly easy. If you follow these simple guidelines, you’ll be purchasing that perfect lot of land in New Braunfels at Havenwood in no time!

Visit the property at different times of the day. This lets you know not only what a community looks like at day and night but also expected noise levels.

Drive through the area. Hop in the car and test out different ways to navigate through New Braunfels and Gruene. This can help you estimate commute times from work and how close amenities, like the grocery store or post office, would be from your home.

Follow news about your new home. It’s a good and easy way to know what is going on in the area. Begin following the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung and look for community pages on Facebook – you can usually learn more local news and find events in the area. The Havenwood at Hunter’s Crossing page also provides information on the New Braunfels community!

Check with the city for zoning and building codes. if you’re armed with this knowledge there will be fewer surprises after land is purchased. Have questions? Sit in on a New Braunfels City Council meeting or contact local government officials for more information.

All these are great tips for buying land in the Texas Hill Country. Want to learn more about your dream homesite? Please visit

It’s Texas Wine Month

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the grapes! October has been named “Texas Wine Month” by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Texas is also the fifth largest wine producing state in the country! This means you are never to far from a winery or a vineyard.

Looking for a way to celebrate? There’s a Texas Wine Trail right in Havenwood’s backyard! With nearly 1.2 million cases of wine produced in Texas each year, you are sure to find one you like.


Texas is definitely one of the best places to live, and living in Havenwood provides a multitude of exciting events. To find out more about life in the Texas Hill Country click here.

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