Waterfront properties are enjoying a much better view thanks to the recent rain activity. A well-known place for families and outdoor nature spots are just a couple of the reasons that New Braunfels a wonderful place to live. This home in neighboring Spring Branch, hugs a street along the west end of both Canyon Lake and Guadalupe River. The network of tributaries that spiderweb across the Hill Country offer picturesque places to relax and enjoy nature. One of New Braunfels most loved activities is what us locals call “Going Tubing“. During drier years coasting the inner tube on the river rapids can be a 3 hour experience of fun in the sun. Although post-rain tubing peaked at a brisk 30 minutes to float the river! You can find more information on the “floating forecast” at New Braunfels’ www.tubeinnewbraunfels.com.
Opportunity for new business growth as New Braunfels gained nearly 2,000 jobs in 2014 according to the San Antonio Business Journal. Possibly some undiscovered options are more appealing now with the higher levels of water. Certainly we are ahead of the drought that has been experienced in previous years.
This is not to downplay the cleanup that is still going on in places like Wimberley. Some of our photographers captured some eerie photos of the rain swept banks, pictured left.
To find out more about how you can help, we found a collection of resources here. The outreach from the Texas community as well as around the country has been overwhelming. As the efforts continue we certainly keep those families and flood victims in our prayers. Looking forward we hope for a healing and restoration. In neighboring San Marcos they have setup a page for flood victim services and resources.
Texas Association of REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund, was setup to assist Texans who have suffered property damage to their primary residence from May 2015 flooding. According to their website however, due to a high volume of applications received, they are not currently taking further applications until availability of additional funding can be determined.
Austin has a series of concerts over the next few weeks benefiting victims of Central Texas flooding. For a list for these events please visit the schedule at: http://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/emergency/2015-06-15/texas-bands-together-part-ii/
City of New Braunfels offers some great information about recreational activities on the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers, plus appreciation of their 2 beautiful rivers. In addition, New Braunfels has been dedicated to the awareness of floodplain management. They have outlined an extensive list of information on the City of New Braunfels website:
Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® New Braunfels Office is located at:
532 S. Seguin Rd., New Braunfels, TX 78130
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