Teravista: The Blog

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3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM


The well-being of our residents and guests is our priority. We're postponing community events in the immediate future. Our model home remains open and is available for in-person tours.

Austin Public Library Makes List of World's 100 Greatest Places

2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

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It’s hard to imagine a library making a list of the world’s 100 greatest places, alongside natural wonders and archaeological treasures. But the Austin Central Library, built around a sunny six-story atrium, is a library like no other. And it’s easy to visit from Teravista.

Georgetown enters 2019 with new projects on the way

1/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Georgetown is on a roll, earning major national kudos from magazines like Southern Living. Major new parks and retail developments are making Georgetown’s quality of life even better.

4 ways to avoid neighborhood regret

1/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

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“Neighborhood regret” is a real thing experienced by more than one-third of recent homebuyers, according to a recent study from Trulia. Here are 4 ways can avoid wishing they had chosen a different neighborhood.

Teravista’s newest park preserves local history

12/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Featuring a creekside pavilion for picnics and barbecues, one of Teravista’s newest parks pays homage to the heritage of this land that has become an award-winning master-planned community in Georgetown and Round Rock.

Georgetown ranks No.1 on South’s Best Cities to Live in 2018 list

12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM


Teravista is proud to be part of Georgetown, ranked No. 1 on the South’s Best Cities to Live In 2018 list from Southern Living magazine.

Austin named top Texas city to retire in

11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Austin is No. 4 on the Best Places to Retire in 2019 list from U.S. News & World Report. From culture to healthcare, see why Austin ranks so high nationally, and why it’s the top Texas city.

Celebrate the season in Round Rock & Georgetown with our Top 10 picks

11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

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One of the best things about being part of two great towns – Round Rock & Georgetown – is being so close to the festive holiday traditions of both. Here are our Top 10 picks for holiday festivities near Teravista.

5 Reasons Suburban Life Beats City Living

11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

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From getting more square footage for your money, to enrolling the kids in highly rated schools, here are 5 ways that suburban living is better than living in town.

Top 5 homebuyer benefits for veterans

11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM


The VA’s Home Loan Program is a tremendous benefit that veterans have earned, offering 100 percent financing, no PMI and other advantages. Getting started is as easy as talking to a Realtor.

6 Model Home Features We Love at Teravista

10/30/2018 12:00:00 AM


From amazing designs like spiral staircases and soaring ceilings, to practical touches like mudrooms and large kitchen islands, Teravista’s fully furnished model homes are filled with features we love. Here are 6 of our favorites.

5 ways that HOAs make life better in communities like Teravista

10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

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What does a HOA, or Home Owners Association, do? Why is it a good idea to have one? In this blog, we demystify the role of HOAs and explain how they help create a vibrant lifestyle and protect home investment in new and established communities. 

What makes up your monthly mortgage payment?

10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

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If you’ve decided to buy a new home, one of the first steps is determining how much you can afford. Our new video offers an easy explanation about what makes up your monthly mortgage payment.

New Wolf Crossing development will offer more shopping near Teravista

10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Teravista residents already enjoy convenient shopping options including Round Rock Premium Outlets, IKEA, H-E-B and much more. With the $200 million Wolf Crossing mixed-use project set to open next year, the choices will increase exponentially.

Colorful Round Rock Chalk Walk Festival set for Oct. 5-6

10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

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One of the most colorful art events in Central Texas, Round Rock’s Chalk Walk Arts Festival is set for Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6.

Georgetown ISD earns high marks from TEA, Niche

9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

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The highly regarded Georgetown Independent School District serving Teravista’s final neighborhoods has received positive report cards from groups including the Texas Education Agency and Niche.

Top 10 reasons Teravista residents love their community

5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM


Founded in 2002, Teravista is now in our 16th year of development, and we’re down to our final phase of new homes. While our new-home opportunities are limited, the number of reasons why Teravista residents love their community is almost limitless.

Splash Park now open at Teravista’s Rabbit Hill Park

4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM


With its giant Ter-antula spider blasting webs of water, the Splash Park is now open at Rabbit Hill Park, a new 12-acre park in Teravista.

Round Rock ranks as No.1 in Central Texas on "Best Cities to Raise a Family" list

3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM


Teravista is proud to be part of Round Rock, which ranks No. 1 in Central Texas on Niche’s 2018 “Best Cities to Raise a Family” list.

Rabbit Hill Park now open in Teravista

2/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Just in time for spring, Rabbit Hill Park is now open in Teravista.

Open plan, three-car garage highlight Perry’s Teravista model home

2/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

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After 16 years of growth and success, Teravista is nearly completed, but the community still has some exciting opportunities in its final phase, by leading homebuilders including Perry Homes.

Spiral staircase highlights Westin’s Teravista model home

2/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

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One of several new model homes opened in Teravista’s final phase, Westin’s Preston III model home begins with this builder’s signature feature: a breathtaking rotunda foyer with a spiral staircase.

Seven Teravista builders ranked on BUILDER 100 and NEXT 100 lists

1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

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In another sign of the rock-solid strength of Teravista’s leading homebuilders, seven are ranked among the nation’s largest homebuilders by BUILDER magazine.

D.R. Horton opens new Villas model home in Teravista; less than 40 Villas priced from $239,990 will be available

1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

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D.R. Horton’s Villas in Teravista are a limited opportunity, with fewer than 40 offered in one of the community’s final neighborhoods.

Round Rock ranks No. 4 in Texas on “2017 Best Cities to Live in America” list

1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM


Teravista is proud to be part of Round Rock, which clenched the No. 4 spot in Texas on Niche’s Best Cities to Live in America list.

5 Things That Make Moving Less Painful

5/26/2017 12:00:00 AM


Sure, between the packing and the long goodbyes, moving has its share of challenges -- but it also has a huge upside. Here are five perks of picking up and heading somewhere new.

Teravista ranks No. 3 in Austin, No. 45 in U.S. on “Top-Selling Master-Planned Community” list

1/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

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With 287 new homes sold in 2016, Teravista ranks No. 3 in Austin and No. 45 nationally on a list of the nation’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities in 2016.

“Nature meets modern” in new Chesmar model home at Teravista

12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM


Now open in Teravista, Chesmar’s Gibson model inspires visitors with a “nature meets modern” décor that combines warm neutrals with colorful pops of greens and peacock blues.

“Multigen” suite highlights CalAtlantic’s new Torelli model home in Teravista

11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Now open in Teravista, CalAtlantic’s one-story Torelli model shows how this versatile plan can be customized for many different kinds of families and living situations, including multigenerational families.

Rabbit Hill Park now under construction at Teravista – Spring 2017 grand opening planned

10/29/2016 12:00:00 AM


Development of Rabbit Hill Park in Teravista is hopping along, with a Spring 2017 grand opening planned for this exciting 12-acre park. Designed as “four parks in one,” Rabbit Hill Park will be...

Teravista showcases quick move-in homes – with new models coming soon

10/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Dreaming of a new home for the holidays? More than 40 quick move-in homes are available at Teravista, one of Austin’s top-selling and most award-winning communities.

New middle school for Teravista opening next August

9/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Starting next August, Teravista’s middle school students will attend the Georgetown Independent School District’s brand-new George Wagner Middle School, located on Rockride Lane, just a few miles from Teravista.


AUSTIN MONTHLY Lauds Teravista

7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM


Austin Monthly magazine recently gave Teravista and the 78665 ZIP code an honorable mention with its new list of the 10 hottest Austin ZIP codes for home sales.

Lennar Unveils Two New Model Homes at Teravista

7/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Lennar’s new Teravista models are perfect for growing and changing families

Top 10 Summer Activities for Kids near Teravista

6/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Whether you live in Teravista already or are still thinking about moving here, you’ll be glad to know there are plenty of nearby activities to keep kids enriched and engaged while our highly regarded Georgetown ISD and Round Rock ISD schools are on summer break.

Wes Peoples Homes

5/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

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One of six new models recently opened in Teravista, the one-story Indigo model by Wes Peoples Homes showcases many new ideas for scaling down and enjoying a carefree lifestyle surrounded by recreational opportunities.

Teravista Looks Ahead to 15th Birthday

5/28/2016 12:00:00 AM


While there’s plenty to celebrate this year, Teravista is also looking ahead to its 15th birthday in 2017. As we grow, here’s a look back at some of our most memorable milestones.

7 Reasons Why Buying a New Home Makes Sense

5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Weighing the ups and downs of a resale home vs. a new home? Here are 7 reasons you might want to choose new:

Teravista is close to everything

4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM


It’s said that “location, location, location” is the most important rule of real estate. In that regard, Teravista is a slam-dunk community.

Teravista at Night: Top Night Spots in Round Rock & Georgetown

4/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Whether your idea of a fun night out involves dinner, dancing, live music or all of the above, there are plenty of places to enjoy so close to Teravista, you'll have a lot more time to play.

Meet Melinda Schoch, the daily face of resident life at Teravista

4/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Teravista is a long way from Alaska, but Community Association Manager Melinda Schoch (pronounced "shook") has quickly adopted her new home state since moving to Texas two years ago.

Checklist: Prepping and Staging Your Home for Sale

4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Of course you want your home to sell fast and bring top dollar. Here’s a rundown of friendly reminders on prepping your house into a welcoming and marketable home.

Lifestyle sold the Taylors on Teravista – now they’re sharing love of community with others

4/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Since moving to Teravista from California in 2012, Jason and Cindy Taylor have become one of the community’s most visible couples, running a thriving real estate business and publishing the popular newsletter, Teravista Today.

It was the Taylor’s experience living in another Newland community, 4S Ranch in San Diego, that initially drew them to Teravista. Four years later...

Sample Taste of Teravista, New Models on May 7

4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM


Featuring tastings by local restaurants, live music and kids’ activities, Taste of Teravista will celebrate the grand opening of the community’s newest model homes on May 7 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Top Ten Reasons Teravista Wins...Again...and Again...

4/16/2016 12:00:00 AM


Since 2002, Teravista has helped to establish the heart of new Round Rock...

Top Professionals Share What they Love about Newland Communities

4/13/2016 12:00:00 AM


We’re so appreciative that area Real Estate Professionals love showing homes in our communities here in Austin. Here’s what they have to say about why they bring Homebuying clients to Teravista and our other communities in Central Texas:

Best Places for Sunday Brunch near Teravista

4/10/2016 12:00:00 AM


When it comes to Sunday Brunch, there’s no shortage of great places that are so close to Teravista, you can sleep late and be back in time to enjoy golf, swimming or just a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Five Worth the Drive: Weekend Adventures

4/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Looking for something fun to do—that won’t involve a long car ride? There are plenty of fun things to do around Teravista. Here are a few of our faves...

A River Runs through It... Experience Beautiful Lakes and Rivers Near Teravista

4/4/2016 12:00:00 AM


Whether for the day or for a week, there are plenty of options nearby to enjoy the beauty and serenity of Georgetown area lakes, rivers and parks.

Pickleball a fun sport for all ages at Teravista

4/2/2016 12:00:00 AM


Pickleball a fun sport for all ages at Teravista Pickleball has been called the fastest-growing sport in America, and one of the first pickleball courts in the Austin area is a popular feature of Teravista Lake Park.

Top 5 Activities in Teravista

4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM


Teravista offers so many amenities and activities, it’s possible to do something different every day of the week – and then some. Here are 5 of the most popular fun things to do.

Teravista landscape evolves with the times

4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM


Landscape is the ribbon that ties a community together. Fluidity in design and planting materials can create a cohesive aesthetic that serves to establish the community’s positioning. From its inception, the Teravista landscape has been characterized by well-executed, high-quality manicured lawns and formal gardens.

5 Reasons to Love Georgetown

4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM


The county seat of Williamson County, Georgetown is home to the oldest university in Texas, Southwestern University, founded in 1840.  Less than 5 miles from Teravista via FM 1460, Georgetown has a charming downtown listed on the National Register of Historic Places, with nearly 50 contributing buildings – and thus begins our list.

5 Go Green Tips

4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM


1. Check Your Shoes at the Door
Taking off your boots and shoes before entering the home prevents more than just good ol’ Texas dirt from being tracked through throughout. It also helps eliminate harmful muck such as car exhaust, chemicals and pesticides from making their way inside. 

East View High School Makes Top Ten in Austin

3/23/2016 12:00:00 AM


East View High School, the Georgetown ISD high school serving students in some of Teravista’s newest neighborhoods, ranks ninth on a new list of Austin’s best public high schools.

5 Reasons to Love Round Rock

3/22/2016 12:00:00 AM


Yes, there is a “round rock” in Round Rock, and it’s located in Brushy Creek along the historic Chisholm Trail cattle drive route. While proud of its history, today’s Round Rock is about much more than cattle, and there’s plenty to do and see in this fast-growing town.


Offering new plans from $230,000s, Pearl Crescent has great location near new amenities

3/11/2016 12:00:00 AM


Centerra Homes and Chesmar Homes are now selling new designs with Craftsman-inspired architecture in Pearl Crescent, one of the newest neighborhoods in Teravista. Prices range from the $230,000s to $310,000s, and both builders have homes available for spring move-in. Pearl Crescent offers a great location...

Sneak a peak at Lennar’s new Teravista models – including innovative multigen design

2/26/2016 12:00:00 AM


In this 90-second video, Lennar sales consultant Jason Stevens offers a sneak peak at two Lennar models under construction in the new Teravista Model Home Village.

Water-saving cistern one of several green features at Teravista

2/24/2016 12:00:00 AM


Teravista is one of several Newland communities taking advantage of recent rainy days to get ready for drier weather in the months ahead.


East View High School earns 5 distinctions from TEA

1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM


East View High School, the Georgetown ISD high school serving the newest neighborhoods in Teravista, earned five stars of distinction in the latest accountability report from the Texas Education Agency.

Top Picks for Holiday Events & Activities Near Teravista

12/16/2015 12:00:00 AM


The holiday season is in full swing, and there are plenty of events and activities to enjoy near Teravista. Here are a few of our top picks in Round Rock and Georgetown, plus a few from around...

Perry Homes now selling in Teravista – Incentives offered for early buyers

11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM


Perry Homes, one of the largest and most respected homebuilders in Texas, has joined the Teravista team, offering new homes priced from $279,900. For a limited time...

GISD bond election includes new middle school for Teravista – Vote on Nov. 3

10/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Georgetown-area residents:  Make sure you get to the poll on November 3!  The bond package up for voter approval includes a new $27 million middle school that is...

Time is running out to buy a new home in Round Rock section of Teravista

10/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

There are only a few more opportunities to purchase a new home in the Round Rock portion of Teravista. Located south of Westinghouse Road, this portion of Teravista...

Meet the Principal: Nancy Bottlinger brings 33 years of experience to Carver Elementary in Teravista

10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM


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Free family fun, move-in ready homes highlight “Take Me Home Tour” at Teravista

9/5/2015 12:00:00 AM


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Mark your calendar so you won’t miss the fall 2015 Take Me Home Tour at Teravista, featuring free family fun, 11 beautiful model homes and 50+ move-in ready homes. It’s such a big deal it takes place over two weekends – Sept. 19-20 and Sept. 26-27.



Learning stairs, rock climbing wall among unique features at new Carver Elementary in Teravista

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

As Carver Elementary Principal Nancy Bottlinger and her staff work to welcome approximately 650 students on August 24, she took a few minutes to tell us about some of the many exciting features of this new Georgetown ISD school in Teravista.


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With “25 Grand Slam,” home shoppers can win prizes totaling $25,000

7/9/2015 12:00:00 AM


In early September, there’ll be a big party at Dell Diamond with drawings for five prizes totaling $25,000 – and odds likely to be much better than playing the lottery. There’s only one way to enter:...


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“Senior campus” coming to Teravista with independent living and assisted living/memory care facilities to open in 2016

7/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

A 32-unit independent living development and a 98-bed assisted living and memory care facility are planned to open in Teravista by the end of 2016, adjacent to an existing skilled nursing facility.


These new facilities will be built on 10 acres purchased by...


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A Place To Enjoy “Everything”: Teravista’s Newest Park Opening This Month

6/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Opening this month, Fountain Grass Park won’t be the largest park in Teravista, but this pocket park will be packed with opportunities to relax, play and socialize with neighbors.


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Gourmet lunch or food truck fun? Celebrate your way at Teravista Grand Opening

5/15/2015 12:00:00 AM


Teravista’s big Grand Opening event on the weekend of May 30-31 will introduce three brand-new model homes by Ryland Homes, Village Builders and Chesmar Homes, and all Teravista builders will be celebrating with...


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Sneak a Peek at Ryland’s Anthony Model, Grand Opening in May

4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

With only about a month to go before the big grand opening spotlighting 3 brand-new model homes in Teravista, here’s a preview of Ryland’s new one-story Anthony model.



Preview Chesmar’s New 1.5-Story Model – Opening Soon in Teravista

4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Three brand-new model homes are now under construction and headed toward an exciting May 30 grand opening in Teravista. In this blog, we take a look at the...



Summer Opening Planned for Teravista Lake Park, Our Newest Amenity

3/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Teravista Lake Park is now under construction, and when this new recreational amenity opens...


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Can you help with the “Kitchen Wish List” for the new HomeAid Family Cottage?

2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Built to help single mothers in need turn their lives around, the new HomeAid Family
Cottage at the Texas Baptist Children’s Home in Round Rock is ready...



Village Builders Adding Popular Castille to Teravista Model Home Village

2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

They say your home is your castle – or your Castille, in the case of Village Builders’ stunning new model opening this spring in the Teravista Model Home Village.



Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas from Teravista

2/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

If you haven’t made plans or nabbed that perfect gift for Valentine’s Day this Saturday, don’t stress out! We have some ideas for easy, close-to-home shopping, dining and entertainment.


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Get a Free Gift Just for Visiting with Teravista All Access Rewards†

2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

When you live at Teravista, you enjoy “All Access” to an incredible lifestyle, with active amenities like The Club at Wildflower Park and the Teravista Golf Club, highly regarded...


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The Commons at Teravista Bringing New Daycare, Office Space to Teravista

1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

North Forest Office Space plans to break ground in early February for The Commons at Teravista, a 23,000-square-foot development located at 1821 Westinghouse Road in Teravista.


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Snow Day at Teravista: The Day in Pictures

1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

It doesn’t usually snow when it’s sunny and 70 degrees outside, but that’s what happened last weekend for Teravista’s annual Snow Day event. What a difference it was from...


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Teravista Again One of Top 50 Communities in U.S.

1/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Once again, Teravista ranks as one of the Top 50 U.S. communities for new-home sales, according to a just-released report by John Burns Real Estate Consulting.


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Gems of Round Rock Main Street, Texas

1/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

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REALTOR® Jason Taylor


When my family and I moved to Teravista several years ago, we quickly acclimated to the wide open green spaces, well-maintained common areas and tree-lined streets. But it wasn’t until we learned...


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New Year’s Resolution to keep fit? Teravista’s lifestyle can help!

12/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to get fit or stay fit in 2015, then Teravista’s active lifestyle can be a healthy partner in reaching your goal.


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Teravista Featured Home: Porches, “Super Shower” Highlight our Milestone Featured Home

12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

1013 Clearwing Circle - Offered by Milestone Community Builders, this Featured Home has everything, including yard care. Low-maintenance living will give you plenty of time to enjoy the front and back porches...




Snow Forecast for Teravista’s Snow Day, Sat. 01/17/15

12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Weather alert! A rare Texas snowfall will definitely come to Teravista on Sat., Jan. 17, from 1-4. That’s a perfect time for Teravista’s Snow Day, one of the community’s most popular annual events.


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Featured Homes: Village Builders has homes ready for the holidays

12/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

If you’re dreaming of finding a new home ready for the holidays, Village Builders has a great selection of homes that are all ready in Teravista.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Teravista!

11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Happy Thanksgiving from Teravista! We’re very thankful for our residents, homebuilders and Realtor friends, who make our mission of creating community such a joy throughout the year!

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Featured Homes: low maintenance, high style from Wes Peoples w/ $5k incentive

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

With front yard maintenance provided year ‘round, Wes Peoples Homes in Teravista’s Sage Creek neighborhood give you plenty of time to enjoy the community’s incredible lifestyle – whether it’s playing a round at the award-winning Teravista Golf Club, or walking over to The Club at Wildflower Park for a concert or event...



Teravista Featured Home: Walk to school from Ryland’s Brooklyn

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

1504 Daylily Loop - A one-story home with three bedrooms, Ryland’s Brooklyn is located on a cul-de-sac street, within walking distance of a new Georgetown ISD elementary school opening next year in Teravista.
Specially priced at $276,990, has a charming brick and stone exterior, made even better by the deluxe covered patio and fully sodded and landscaped yard with sprinklers.
Inside, this four-bedroom home has...


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Teravista Featured Home: Ryland’s Savannah plan has Southern charm

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Before you even set foot inside Ryland’s terrific Savannah home at 1500 Daylily Loop, specially priced at $317,990, there’s a lot to love.
First this homesite is located on a cul-de-sac street in Teravista’s Firewheel neighborhood, within walking distance of a new Georgetown ISD elementary school planned to open in August 2015. It’s also within walking distance of The Club at Wildflower Park, the newest of many recreational amenities in Teravista...



Teravista Featured Home: Next-door homes have granite, hardwoods & much more

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

D.R. Horton presents two beautiful homes that are next door to each other, so you can pick your favorite and, if you know anybody who’s also looking, refer your new neighbor. You’ll both save up to $10,000 in closing costs and enjoy many designer upgrades, including granite countertops, hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances....


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SOLD! Teravista Featured Home: 1.5-story Lennar home filled with style

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Ready for quick move-in, this 1.5-story Lennar home located at 325 Briar Park, Georgetown, TX 78626 in Teravista’s popular Briar Park neighborhood is filled with great upgrades like granite counters in the kitchen and master bath, hardwood and tile floors, Surround Sound wiring, brushed nickel hardware and crown molding. It’s ready for the holidays with stainless steel appliances, 2” window coverings, ceiling fans and a security system. The covered patio includes a stub for a grill, and the yard is ready with full sod and sprinklers...



Teravista’s gated golf course oasis, Fairway Estates, is nearly sold out

11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

There are only about 11 more opportunities to own a new home priced from the $500,000s in Fairway Estates, one of the most unique and prestigious neighborhoods ever opened in Teravista.


With a gated entrance, Fairway Estates has great neighbors, including the scenic, award-winning Teravista Golf Club, which surrounds much of the neighborhood’s interior to provide stunning vistas. Three of the remaining homesites in Fairway Estates offer breathtaking golf course views...



Ready now, Partners In Building custom home in Teravista is a one-story wonder

11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Anyone looking for a one-story custom home in a gated golf course neighborhood should check out 4520 Sansone Dr., a stunning Partners in Building home in Teravista.


With more than 3,500 square feet, this home features Partners in Building’s signature Modern Hill Country style, featuring fresh architecture that updates classic materials such as stone and stucco with clean modern lines.


Located on a corner homesite...



Ideas for a safe and happy Halloween at Teravista

10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

With Halloween coming up, we’ve gathered some great links for enjoying a safe and happy day of fun and trick-or-treating. Happy Halloween!

Here’s a list of free Halloween activities...


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Celebrate a fall festival at Rancho Sienna, our new sister community in North Austin

10/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

This Saturday, Oct. 25, bring the whole family to the grand opening of the newest member of our Newland Communities family – Rancho Sienna in North Austin.

From 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, come to Rancho Sienna for fun...

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Get artsy with Gallery Georgetown event on Sat., Oct. 25

10/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

With the Gallery Georgetown event coming up Sat., Oct. 25, you can enjoy a fun, free night out on the town, with the chance to take home some original artwork and support one of the region’s top nonprofit art organizations.

From 5-10 p.m. on the 25th, the Georgetown Art Center...

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Final weekend for $5k savings at “Biggest Open House in History” event

10/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

The “Biggest Open House in History” in Teravista is about to enter the history books as one of our most popular and successful events ever, but there’s still time to find a new home you love in time for the holidays – and save $5,000 to boot.

Through Sunday, Oct. 12, you can tour...

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Teravista buzzes with fall events

10/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Fall is one of the most active times of the year at Teravista, and one the community’s favorite events is the annual Chili Cook-Off on Oct. 11.
Much more than chili, it’s a fall festival with...

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Austin’s first Bass Pro Shops opening near Teravista in 2015

9/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

One of the biggest new additions to Round Rock’s shopping mecca is Bass Pro Shops, which is busy completing its first Austin area store at the Round Rock Premium Outlets mall near Teravista.
Scheduled to open by 2015, the 104,000-square-foot store is located along the I-35 North feeder road, between Williamson County Road and East Chandler Road.
For those not familiar with Bass Pro Shops...

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Buy, sell treasures at Teravista’s Annual Fall Garage Sale

9/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Just in time to clear out the house and earn some extra cash before the holidays, Teravista’s Annual Fall Garage Sale is set for Sat., Oct. 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Teravista rocks with Party in the Park & Tour of Homes this weekend

9/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

This weekend, Sept. 13-14, two fun events will come together for a rocking good time at Teravista – not to mention terrific savings on new homes.
On both days, you can enjoy live music, food trucks and more at Teravista’s Party in the Park. You can also take the Tour of Homes – Austin’s Ultimate Open House...

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Enjoy live music, food trucks and $5k in savings at Teravista’s “Biggest Open House in History”

9/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

During Teravista’s “Biggest Open House in History” event on weekends from Sept. 6 through Oct. 12, home shoppers can tour more than 50 quick move-in homes and  10 model homes by 8 leading homebuilders, with savings of $5,000 offered on select homes. Located throughout Teravista and priced from the $200,000s to over $700,000, these “Open House” homes will be designated by balloons...

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Check out these fun Labor Day activities near Teravista

8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

The perfect Labor Day weekend might be just staying home at Teravista and enjoying golf, backyard cookouts and one of the final weekends to swim and splash at Wildlower Park, The Residents’ Club and The Retreat.
If you’re in the mood for getting out, here are a few ideas...

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Teravista says bye to summer with Back To School Splash Bash

8/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

On Sat., Aug. 23, Teravista residents are invited to the community’s annual Back To School Splash Bash – but at a new place this year.

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This time last year, Teravista was still putting the finishing touches on The Club at Wildflower Park. Fast-forward to now, and we’re ready to celebrate in...


Make Golf a Family Affair with Teravista’s

8/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

On the final weekend before school starts, celebrate
the end of summer and make new family memories with the annual Nine Hole Parent/Junior Back to School Golf Tournament at the Teravista Golf Club.

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Tax-free holiday makes Teravista’s convenient shopping even better!

8/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Texas’ annual tax-free holiday is coming up this weekend, from Aug. 8-10. It’s our once-a-year opportunity to pay no sales tax on...


Free Chocolate Party showcases sweet estate home in Fairway Estates

7/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Next week, Teravista invites you to join us for an event so sweet and romantic, you’d think it was Valentine’s in August.

Please join us Saturday, August 9 from 2-4 pm on August 9 for the free Chocolate Party at 4520 Sansone Dr. in Teravista’s Fairway Estates neighborhood...


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Visit Georgetown Farmers Market to enjoy summer’s delicious bounty

7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

With everything from peaches and peppers in season right now, there’s never been a better time to discover (or rediscover) the Georgetown Farmers Market.

For 30 years...

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2014 At a Glance

7/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

2014 is shaping up to be a great year for Teravista, with more than 130 new homes sold in the first half. That makes Teravista one of the top-selling communities in the Austin area, and sales for the second half of the year are also off to a strong start.

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Featured Quick Move-in Home at 208 Cherokee Rose Circle

7/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

The Teravista featured home is a low maintenance, move-in ready home built by Wes Peoples Homes located at 208 Cherokee Rose Circle! This quick move-in home is the Liriope plan...

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Georgetown has perfect July 4th with free concert, fireworks

7/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

No need to drive far to enjoy the perfect July 4 this year, because Georgetown has a great free concert on tap, followed by a dazzling display of fireworks.
Part of the Music on the Square summer concert series, the July 4 concert will feature Jo Ellen & A Box of Chocolates playing great rock & roll favorites from the past. This free concert takes place on Courthouse Square in downtown Georgetown. Picnics are welcome (no glass please) or enjoy a pre-concert dinner at one of more than 20 downtown restaurants...


Lennar brings 50 years of success & experience to Teravista

6/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

by Jason Taylor
Guest blogger


Teravista is one of the most successful communities in the entire country for Lennar, a national Miami-based builder with more than 50 years of experience.

Just like other homes designed and built by Lennar, those in Teravista offer plenty of style, both inside and out. Besides being designed to look good, they are also designed to feel good. Their highly elegant floor plans reveal a high level of attention to comfort and functionality.


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Like outdoor living? Tour MileStone’s low-maintenance Teravista model

6/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Teravista joins World’s Largest Swimming Lesson for fun, safety

6/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

If you’ve ever wanted to help set a new Guinness World Record, then please plan to join “The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” on Friday, June 20, at 10 a.m. at the Teravista Residents’ Club.

The Residents’ Club will be one of hundreds of facilities in more than 20 countries to take part in “The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson,” and they’ll be trying to set their fifth Guinness World Record.

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Celebrate Father’s Day with Bugs & Clubs at Teravista Golf Club

6/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Looking for a great idea for Father’s Day? Treat Dad (or yourself) to Bugs & Clubs Tournament at the Teravista Golf Club. This winning combo of crawfish (aka mudbugs) and golf takes place on Father’s Day weekend, on Sat., June 14, with a 2 p.m. shotgun start.


Round Rock real estate trends positive In latest market report

5/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

The Round Rock real estate market is in very healthy shape and it’s a great time to buy a new home, judging from the newest market update provided by Realtor Cindy Crawford with the Round Rock office of Keller Williams.

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A tour of GISD’s East View High as it graduates its 1st senior class

5/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

On May 31, East View High School will hold a ceremony for its first graduating class of seniors, and with a 100% college acceptance rate, all 363 seniors are headed toward bright futures.


It’s a major milestone for East View High, which opened in 2008 as a 9th grade campus. Construction of the second phase was completed in 2012, and today the school has a 2,000-student capacity in its state-of-the-art facilities. East View has been rated as a TEA Recognized Campus for three years in a row, and is classified as a UIL 4A campus.

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Teravista students to attend 3 new Georgetown ISD schools

5/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

The Teravista blogging team went back to school to get the scoop on new Georgetown ISD schools that have recently opened or are coming soon for Teravista residents.

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Meet Teravista’s smart & healthy neighbors

5/8/2014 12:00:00 AM


Teravista has a growing number of smart and healthy neighbors located right across University Boulevard from our community.


Here are brief profiles of each of these great institutions, and you can find a lot more information at their websites.


Meet Teravista’s extended family in this new Newland Austin video

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Georgetown’s Red Poppy Festival has live music, food & fun – April 26-27

4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

We all love our bluebonnets, but Georgetown also has a special affection for the red poppy, which began to grow wild in the area after a young soldier sent home seeds from Europe during World War I.

Today, red poppies are carefully cultivated across Georgetown, and are the focal point of the Red Poppy Festival, which has become a family friendly tradition throughout Central Texas.

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Spring Fling on April 12 has Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo & more

4/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Taking place on Sat., April 12, the Spring Fling is a great example of the active, event-filled lifestyle that Teravista residents enjoy all year long.
This springtime tradition includes an Egg Hunt, complete with a visit from the Easter Bunny. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a petting zoo, the Kiddie Express Train, Twistee the Clown, face painting, crafts and games.

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Teravista video on New Home Source stars Club at Wildflower Park

4/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Wes Peoples Homes are low maintenance, high style

3/27/2014 12:00:00 AM

In this month’s Guest Blog, Realtor and Teravista resident Jason Taylor reviews Wes Peoples Homes in Teravista.


If you’ve made it out to the recently opened Teravista Model Home Village, surely you’ve seen the two gorgeous model homes presented by Wes Peoples.

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Dog House Drinkery & Dog Park near Teravista great for dogs and their people!

3/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Golf in the dark at Teravista’s Spring Glow Ball

3/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

13 reasons why SXSW 2014 could be the best ever

3/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Fear snakes? Love Bingo? Teravista has diverse events coming up in March

3/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Realtor Guest Blog: Village Builders in Teravista

2/27/2014 12:00:00 AM

Teravista Golf Club celebrates Mardi Gras with Bayou Bash on 3/1

2/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Learn about our newest builder, Wes Peoples Home in this video!

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Valentine’s Casino Night kicks off fun year at Teravista

2/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Fashion for Spring 2014

2/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Luxury Homes Open House this weekend – Feb. 8-9

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Full year of exciting events ahead for Teravista

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Restaurant Review: Jack Allen’s Kitchen serves Texas comfort food

1/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Start 2014 healthy at Teravista Health Expo, this Sat. 1/18

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