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Fredericksburg Texas Homes among Best Places to Retire

Posted in: Fredericksburg Area
There are a number of reasons why Fredericksburg Texas homes are being considered by baby boomers.  The lovely historic city of approximately 11,000 residents captured the attention of many soon-to-retire candidates when Fredericksburg was honored as one of the 25 Best Places to Retire in the United States.  Fredericksburg has lots going for it and serves as the central hub in Texas Hill Country.

The historic community was settled by German immigrants in 1845.  These were part of the Society of Noblemen.  A replica of the Vereinskirche, which served as a church, school, community hall, and fort, stands as a landmark along historic Main Street today.

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Relocation to Fredericksburg Texas Homes

Posted in: Fredericksburg Area
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Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country
Thinking of relocating to a home in Texas Hill Country?  Stop to see and experience vibrant Fredericksburg real estate, located an hour west of metropolitan Austin.  Real estate in Fredericksburg includes commercial options for your businesses, Fredericksburg investment properties, Hill Country horse properties and Texas recreational ranches in beautiful Gillespie County.

Charming Fredericksburg with its German heritage and forward-looking spirit is a wonderful place to raise a family.  It is home to about 11,000.  Retirees and young families, along with middle-aged folks who are investing in their futures find Fredericksburg TX real estate the perfect buy for many reasons.

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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg Texas

Posted in: Events & Festivals
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The German heritage of Fredericksburg Texas comes full circle during Oktoberfest.  Oktoberfest means song and dance, feasting, and games - all played with the best of our ole Texas Gemutlichkeit.  Lederhosen-clad gentlemen and big-skirted ladies kick up their heels to the lively music and good Bavarian cheer.  And folks always save room for the ethnic Texas cuisine, including German, Mexican-American, and American - and imported beer.  

Fredericksburg's Oktoberfest celebrations started up in 1981.  The town's Marktplatz is the site of the decade's-long tradition.  Festivities include a full calendar of vibrant events and activities.

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Fredericksburg TX Property Owners Salute Vintage Cars at Swap Meet

Posted in: Events & Festivals
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Numerous Fredericksburg TX property owners form the Fredericksburg Vintage Car Club, an active organization hosting a large summer event in Fredericksburg.  It is the Annual Hill Country Auto Swap Meet.  The event benefits Fredericksburg Vintage Car Club Scholarship fund.

A varying collection of vintage cars can be seen on display each July at Lady Bird Johnson Park on Highway 16 S.  The classy 2014 event will be held July 25, 26, and 27.  In addition to the exciting Car Corral, there will be 900 indoor and outdoor flea-market vendors, concessions, and a free trolley around the premises.  Admission is free.

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5 Compelling Reasons Fredericksburg TX Real Estate Beckons

Posted in: Fredericksburg Area
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Picturesque Fredericksburg TX real estate is a premier choice for families and businesses relocating to the Hill Country.  Life yesterday and tomorrow beckons.  The seat of Gillespie County, Fredericksburg is home to 10,530 residents and growing.  Its excellent location approximately 75 miles west of Austin and north of San Antonio makes Fredericksburg a great getaway and choice for buyers of second homes.  Why?

1.    Tourism affecting Fredericksburg TX Real Estate

Well-maintained historic community, Fredericksburg is one of the top small-town destinations in Texas.  The community obliges by offering over 1000 hotel/motel rooms and more than 325 bed & breakfast and guest house locations.  There are also six RV parks around the community.  Welcome newcomers and visitors!

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Comanche Trace Kerrville TX Real Estate & Golf

Posted in: Kerrville Area
Are you looking for a special golf community in the Kerrville TX real estate market?  Spanning 1300 acres, the award-winning Comanche Trace Ranch is on the short list of 50 Best Master Planned Communities in the United States.  Comanche Trace, an established community with a high quality active lifestyle, features 27 holes of golf, swimming, and fitness in an extraordinary setting with fantastic views.  

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Comanche Trace combines small-town values, pristine natural surroundings, cultural activities, and proximity to major cities.  Kerrville lies in the Guadalupe River Valley in the heart of Texas Hill Country, about 20 miles southwest of Fredericksburg and an hour northwest of San Antonio.

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Negotiate Leveraging Status of Fredericksburg Real Estate Market

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A number of variables can be negotiated when buying Fredericksburg real estate.  These include points, closing costs, condition of properties, and the sales price.  The final cost to Fredericksburg home buyers may end up much lower than the list price.  Some of our Fredericksburg Texas real estateagents take pride in their negotiation skills.  At the negotiation table, buyers' agents seek to lower the costs for their clients.

Although sellers and their agents consider a number of market conditions when setting the list price, is not set in stone.  Smaller communities such as the Fredericksburg Texas home markethave fewer properties to compare then do metropolitan areas such as Dallas-Fort Worth.  Consequently, it is more difficult to pinpoint the exact value of a specific property.

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Reduce Taxes with Fredericksburg Texas Homestead Exemption

Posted in: Fredericksburg Area
The Texas Homestead Exemption is a tax deduction.  It is a legal means originally designed to protect the value of properties when a homeowner's spouse dies.  How could it benefit Fredericksburg Texashomeowners? In the State of Texas, property owners over age 65 and disabled property owners may claim a tax deduction for up to 20 percent of their annual real estate tax assessment.  Texas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota have some of the most extensive protections of any state in the nation.

The tax reduction savings may be substantial under the Texas Homestead Exemption.  For example, a home valued at $200,000 would be taxed at $160,000.  A Fredericksburg TX property valued at $500,000 would be taxed at a $400,000 value.  Other exemptions are also available including an amount towards School District Taxes and other taxing units.
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Custom versus Semi-custom Homes in Fredericksburg TX

Posted in: Fredericksburg Area, Home Builders
Buyers of new homes in Fredericksburg TX often ask about the difference between custom homes and semi-custom homes.  Many of our subdivisions are populated with semi-custom homes but the rolling hills of Texas Hill Country are speckled with a variety of custom home designs.  Whether buyers choose to build custom homes or semi-custom Fredericksburg homes usually comes down to time and money.

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Buyers choosing lots for Fredericksburg custom homes normally want original, unique designs.  They want to make decisions about many if not all aspects of the home’s interior and exterior as well as its positioning on the home sites or land.
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Fredericksburg Texas Bed & Breakfast Real Estate: Haussegen

Posted in: B&Bs, Inns
Set in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg real estate is a popular choice for Bed & Breakfast establishments.  Fredericksburg B & B's offer great getaways for people from Austin, San Antonio, and throughout the world.  Haussegen Bed & Breakfast and Guesthouse is an excellent example of the Southern hospitality possible in the Fredericksburg Texas real estate market.

This historic Haussegen B & B is located downtown within walking distance of memorable shops, restaurants, galleries, and attractions.  It is a popular weekend retreat for couples, families, and friends.

Fredericksburg TX Homes in Cherry Mountain Estates

Posted in: Fredericksburg Area
Hill Country homes for sale in the Cherry Mountain Estates subdivision are located in the northern part of Fredericksburg TX homes market.  Located in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Cherry Mountain subdivision offers residents and guests a variety of splendid views of the skies, hills, and trees.  These properties are approximately 8 minutes from Main Street in Fredericksburg Texas.  

Cherry Mountain Estates features large home sites of approximately 5-10 acres, providing wide-open views and privacy for residents.  The custom country Fredericksburg homes have been constructed in a wide variety of shapes, styles, materials, and sizes.  Some have outbuildings such as guesthouses.  Most of the lovely homes feature stonework, fireplaces, high ceilings, and upscale finishes.

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Texas Hill Country Real Estate in Reserve at Falling Water

Posted in: Fredericksburg Area
If you are searching for a grand place to build a custom home in the Texas Hill Country real estate market, ask about a hilltop parcel in The Reserve at Falling Water.  These premier Hill Country properties are in a secluded, gated community located 30 minutes north of San Antonio.  The Reserve at Falling Water is just U.S. 87, south of Fredericksburg and north of Comfort, Texas. 

The Reserve at Falling Water spans 602 acres overlooking the Guadalupe River Valley.  The 59 home sites feature unbelievable views of the grand skies, steep hillsides, treed ridges, and clear streams.

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