What is a great neighborhood comprised of? Joshua Amezquita, REALTOR® posed this questions to several residents of the Mockingbird Heights subdivision in New Braunfels, Texas. He will hosting an open house at 656 Peacock Lane in New Braunfels and wanted to highlight the life in this beautiful subdivision.
Joshua, an experienced fireman, gained a unique perspective in connecting with people during his service as a first responder. He started a career in real estate to pursue his passion of helping others. Looking into the lives of local Texans, it is apparent that homes are so much more than 4 walls and a roof. It is a place for family and friends to gather and enjoy each others company. Based out of the Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® New Braunfels Sales Office, Joshua is committed to matching families with the forever place to call home they deserve.
There is really no better place to move than New Braunfels according to the U.S. Census. In May 2016, data showed that New Braunfels was the second-fastest growing city in the U.S. from July 2014 – July 2015. While San Antonio was a close fourth, in population growth. While beloved Texas suburbs like New Braunfels see growth it has been for the positive, with increased job opportunities and locally owned businesses.
What does this mean for a neighborhood like Mockingbird Heights? Well if you reference some of the local statistics, it means a great nightlife, lots of restaurants, festivals and some of the best ranked schools in the area. But if you ask one of the families that lives there, here’s what they have to say:
How long have you lived in Mockingbird Heights?
The Tapley Family: We have lived in this neighborhood for 3 and a half years.
The Morris Family: 5 years.
How long have you lived in New Braunfels?
The Tapley Family: Just over 4 years
The Morris Family: 13 years.
What are some of your favorite things about Mockingbird Heights?
The Tapley Family: We love swimming at the pool, playing at the playground and just riding/walking around our blocks.
The Morris Family: The actual sense of community. Neighbors watching out for neighbors. Watching our kids grow up together.
What is your favorite thing about living in New Braunfels?
The Tapley Family: We love going to the parks, Schlitterbahn and the rivers. We also love our library.
The Morris Family: The activity of the town. There is always something to do or something going on.
What kind of hobbies/interests do you enjoy?
The Tapley Family: We enjoy going to the gym, reading, soccer and puppies.
The Morris Family: Fitness, nutrition, dogs. Lol
What schools do your children go to?
The Tapley Family: Two of our children attend Walnut Springs Elm and one of our kiddos attends a special school with a Deaf Education Program.
The Morris Family: New Braunfels High School 9th and 10th grade.
Any fun facts about MB Heights you want possible buyers to know?
The Tapley Family: It’s a great community with some fun people. Halloween is fun just about everyone decks out their yards and we have lots of trick-or-treaters.
The Morris Family: We do fun get-togethers for National Night Out and do contests for Christmas lights and this year we are doing a Halloween decorating contest too. The kids always get together and carve pumpkins together too.
How safe do you feel in the neighborhood?
The Tapley Family: We feel safe. Our kids can play on our street and we have never had any major scares.
The Morris Family: In our area we feel very safe. There are many law enforcement officers in our section and they have their care parked outside most of the time at night so that helps.
Thank you so much to Joshua Amezquita for working so hard with these families in gathering this unique insight to living in such a wonderful neighborhood. If you would like to know more about how Joshua can help you find your next home, give him a call.
Also if you would like to schedule a showing for 656 Peacock Lane in New Braunfels Joshua would be happy to give you a tour!
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