Buying Land in the Texas Hill Country: Build or Buy?

Are you ready to move to the Texas Hill Country? Many people are attracted by the natural beauty of the area and choose to move out of the city and into the quiet peace of the country. But should you buy an existing house or build your own home? There are pros and cons to both, leaving you with a personal decision that only you can make. Here is a look at your options to find the perfect home in hill country for you and your family.

Buying an Existing Home

There are a variety of beautiful Hill Country homes for sale and, with the help of a real estate agent, you can easily find a home that will meet your needs. Some of the benefits of buying an existing home include:

  • Quicker move. With an existing home, you can close and move into your new home in a matter of months.
  • No design decisions to make. You can choose a home that has what you are looking for without needing to make difficult design choices.
  • Turn-key. Your home is ready to live in, with all utilities and other necessities in place.

If you need to move fast, an existing home may be the way to go. However, you always run the risk of the home needing repairs or improvements if it is a used home. Not only that but it may not have the exact layout, design or amenities that you would have chosen for your family.

Building a Home in Hill Country

Building your own home in the Texas Hill Country is a bigger time commitment, but in the end, you will have the exact home you want. Every detail of your new home from its size to the little details and fixtures can be hand picked by you, giving you the dream home you have always wanted. The drawback is that it will take longer to build than buying an existing home would, but for many, it is worth the wait.

If you’re interested in finding out more about building your own home, set up a visit to the Preserve at Walnut Springs. Our exclusive community is comprised of 66 homesteads that include 5-7 acres of Texas Hill Country land each. In addition to the generous lot size, our community is built in the midst of a wildlife preserve of over 2,000 acres that will never be developed. Your dream home will be surrounded by the natural beauty that the Hill Country is known for and includes amenities such as:

  • Over 22 miles of nature trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding
  • Stocked ponds for fishing
  • Concierge services available
  • Clubhouse with pools, picnic areas, putting green and tennis court
  • Equestrian center

Before you make a decision about what land to buy in the Texas hill country, come take a tour at the Preserve at Walnut Springs. Once our 66 homesteads are filled, this opportunity will be gone. Don’t miss out on the chance to own your own piece of heaven at Walnut Springs.