2013 Tour of Homes May 17-19th
It's a Home and Garden Party this weekend at Sweetwater, as part of this year's Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. Homes by all six Sweetwater builders--Ashton Woods, Ryland, David Weekley, Coventry, Drees and Taylor Morrison--will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Waterfall appears at Sweetwater
Strong spring thunderstorms passed over Sweetwater yesterday, and in their wake we found this gorgeous waterfall, fast-running streams, and a brighter shade of green on our Hill Country ridges and canyons. More rain today--hooray! Looks like a good weekend to come out and hike our trails.
Check Out The Sweet Sound of Erin Ivey
Have you heard the Sweetwater radio spots? The music in the background comes from "Anchor," a terrific new song written and sung by Austin's own Erin Ivey.
Erin has now released "Anchor" as a single to raise money for Dell Children's Hospital. How sweet is that? You can listen to
Check Out the New Home Plans from Drees
Drees Custom Homes has unveiled six plans for new homes to be offered in Sweetwater’s Davenport Summit neighborhood. Drees has also started construction on two homes that are available for purchase and are expected to be ready for occupancy in June. The Drees model home is also currently under construction
Austin Again Tops Forbes’ Fastest-Growing Cities List
For the third year in a row, Forbes magazine ranks Austin as the nation's fastest growing city. According to the magazine, the city's population grew by 2.8 percent in 2012 and the number of jobs increased by 3.1 percent.
That just goes to show that a lot of people are
We’re No. 8!
Eighth place isn't always that great. But it is when that's where Austin ranks on the BloombergBusinessweek list of America's 50 Best Cities.
Mentioned in the article are the Longhorn football team, the top tech talent that Austin attracts, and such events as the South by Southwest tech and music
A Very Good Time to Buy an Austin-Area Home
Austin is the second best place in the country to buy a home these days. That is among the findings of a recent study by Realtor.com, Forbes magazine reports.
Forbes wrote: “Homes in Austin are selling 20% faster than this time last year, averaging 77 days on the market. Inventory
Ryland Plans Now Available on Home Finder
Ryland Homes has unveiled 11 plans for new homes in Sweetwater’s Highland Lakes neighborhood. Prices for these Ryland homes start in the $250s.
You can view the plans at our Home Finder, along with the 35 plans offered by our other outstanding builders: Ashton Woods, Coventry, David Weekley and Taylor
A Welcome Sight
That’s the new Welcome Center going up at Sweetwater. It’s on Pedernales Summit Parkway, just inside the entrance. We expect to have it open by the holiday shopping season.
That doesn’t mean you have to wait until then to come out to see the beautiful new homes going up at