Cuero Gets First Major Housing Development in 20 Years – Cotulla Too

The Quarry - 77 Lot Residential Subdivision Will Be Built By Austin Developer Charles Metcalf

The city of Cuero is getting its first major housing development in more than 20 years. The founder of Four Points Development, LLC, out of Austin, lives in Cuero and will be leading development of the new subdivision. He’s already sold a few of the 77 lots that will be available. My hunch is this won’t be the last major sub-division announced in the Eagle Ford region.  [Read more…]

Texas Builders Are Moving to Rural Eagle Ford Areas

Texas builders are moving from San Antonio and Houston into more rural areas of South Texas where the housing market is much stronger. Major home developments have been built in La Vernia, Floresville, and another is on the way in Kenedy.

With the 10,000 plus direct jobs and many more indirect jobs that have been created to date, there will likely be a housing boom for many years in rural areas like Carrizo Springs and Floresville.  [Read more…]

Rental Property Prices Skyrocket in South Texas Housing Market

The oilfield housing boom has motivated landlords to push out old tenants and bring in higher paid Eagle Ford workers. The owner interviewed in a MySanAntonio article is getting a bump in rent from $550 per month up to $1,250 per week or $5,000 per month if he can get 10 oilfield workers. Who knew Cotulla would have housing costs that rival New York City?!

We need homebuilders to enter the rural South Texas market in a big way. [Read more…]