Everything you need to know

The best way to experience our where then meets now community is to see it for yourself, so we hope you will visit soon. In the meantime, peruse our growing gallery of blogs, announcements and news to learn more about our community’s homes, amenities, and lifestyle. We will be adding new posts regularly with helpful information about our builders, residents, events, plans and progress, and local area favorites.

How to Build a Smart Home

How to Build a Smart Home

July 16th, 2021

The idea of the smart home has its roots in science fiction. We’ve all seen movies from decades past in which characters simply walk through the front door of their “home of the future” and lighting, temperature settings, music, TV news updates,

Everything You Need to Know About Your Municipal Utility District (MUD)

June 18th, 2021

Like many master-planned communities in Texas, Mantua is located in a Municipal Utility District, or MUD for short.

Best Restaurants and Shopping Near Van Alstyne, Texas

June 8th, 2021

Living in a master-planned community north of Dallas has so many advantages.

Van Alstyne Growth

Top 5 Reasons to Move to Van Alstyne, Texas

May 20th, 2021

Spend even a little time in Van Alstyne, Texas chatting with some of the locals and you’ll hear again

Couple & Children on Patio

What Low Mortgage Interest Rates Mean for New Home Buyers

April 20th, 2021

If you’re in the market for a new home—or your first home


Real Estate Terms and Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

April 20th, 2021

For first time home buyers, the process of finding and buying a house can feel like a big job, but it isn’t so difficult…

David Weekley and Highland Models Homes at Mantua!

April 8th, 2021

Things have been happening quickly here at Mantua, the new 3,000-acre master-planned community in Van Alstyne, Texas. Not from around here?