The BURNING question that many people have that are moving to San Antonio: “Is New Braunfels a good place to live?” Of course, it will all depend on your needs and wants in a community, but overall – the general answer to that would be, “Yes!” Let’s take a look at some of what makes New Braunfels so special, and why it is considered one of the most charming towns in all of Texas.
Most Charming Suburb of San Antonio?
New Braunfels is very well known for being one of the most charming, idyllic suburbs of San Antonio. This blog by Shelby Watson with Tri Pointe Homes really highlights some of the main reasons on why it is so well-loved by life long residents and newcomers alike. Whether you’re visiting for a weekend, or planning to move to New Braunfels, you are pretty much guaranteed to have a unique and memorable experience.
Fun Things to Do in New Braunfels
From exploring the historic downtown New Braunfels area with boutiques and shops, to dining at the always popular Gristmill River Restaurant, you will love the Texas Hill Country experience that New Braunfels provides. They have tons of community events throughout the year, but Wurstfest is THE event of the year that draws people from all over Texas that you don’t want to miss! And, if you LOVE the outdoors – you will not be disappointed! New Braunfels has an endless supply of outdoor entertainment and adventure! (Think camping, hiking, biking, tubing, fishing, wildlife safaris, river/lake activities, waterpark, I could go on & on)!
New Braunfels Zip Code – Hottest in the U.S.
New Braunfels is frequently referred to as being, “charming, serene, quiet, and calm,” but if you ask a life long resident of the town, they will likely disagree! The enormous appeal of living in this vibrant (and now bustling) Texas city is no longer a secret, as New Braunfels has experienced enormous population growth over the recent years. In fact, the New Braunfels zip code (78130) is ranked as the #4 Hottest Zip Code in the entire U.S., according to Opendoor.
Finding Home in New Braunfels
The good news is that even though the population is growing exponentially in New Braunfels, the housing availability is also. New master-planned communities are popping up all over the New Braunfels area, and are providing some great (and still affordable) housing options to accommodate the increasing number of families that are moving to the area. According to SABOR, the median sales price for homes in the New Braunfels area is at an all-time high of $393,027 (as of December 2022). So, if you are considering buying a home in New Braunfels, it would be better to move on that sooner, rather than later. New Braunfels is one of the few areas that has experienced a consistent increase in median sales price despite the recent market slow down. The longer that you wait…the more likely that sales prices will continue to increase.
Homes for Sale in New Braunfels, TX
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Moving to New Braunfels?
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