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.
Five Ways Millennials Are Changing the Housing Market
Millennials are the largest generation group in the US, and they’re also the largest population group that’s buying homes right now. It makes sense: A millennial is defined as anyone
Why is Dallas Such a Draw for Companies Looking to Relocate￼
If you weren’t already aware, Dallas has been attracting interest from big tech companies for some time now. In fact, there are so many tech companies moving to Dallas that
Financing a New Home and Interest Rates in Texas
Owning our own home is something that we all aspire to. It’s part of the American dream and a symbol of financial stability and independence. Most of all, it gives
Tips for Buying a Home After Retirement￼
Ah, retirement. It affords you so much of the good life that you’ve been looking forward to. You finally have time to travel, spend more time with the kids and
An UPDATE on the New Van Alstyne High School!
The only thing more exciting than a new school year is a brand-new school. If you’ve been following the new high school progress at Mantua, you already know that a
Get to Know Your Community Lifestyle Director and HOA Manager!￼
Turning a master-planned community like Mantua in North Texas into a thriving neighborhood filled with happy residents, loads of fun events, and amenities that are loved by everyone takes a
Energy Efficient Homes in Texas Just Make Sense
Energy efficient homes in Texas have become a hot topic recently for a variety of reasons that are so obvious that they hardly bear mentioning. Let’s just say that homeowners
Here’s What’s New in Interior Design Trends 2022!￼
It should come as no surprise to any homeowner—or future homeowner—that interior design helps to shape our lives at home and has been known to enhance the functionality, beauty, and
What is a Move In Ready Home?
When you’ve made the decision to buy something, whether it’s as small as a new iPhone or as big as a new car, it’s always great to know that it’s in stock and ready for you right then.
How to Choose a Mortgage Lender
Even if you haven’t ever gone through the process of buying a home, you probably already understand that a new home is a significant investment—one of the largest you will ever make in your lifetime. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, the process of finding the home of your dreams and securing the mortgage you need can seem daunting.
Risland Homes Model Homes Opening
The year has barely begun, but we’ve already enjoyed so much great news about our community at Mantua Point in Van Alstyne! There’s been continuing construction throughout the neighborhood, and we’ll be opening exciting new amenities and features in the weeks and months ahead!
Pros and Cons: One Story vs Two Story Homes
Whether it’s your first home, your forever home, or your retirement home after the kids have left the nest, you’ve always got to answer one question when you start shopping for a place to spend your life: one story or two?