Posted by Robert Yarborough in San Antonio, Home Building Industry

San Antonio sits in South Central Texas and is home to a number of beautiful and historical attractions. One of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, San Antonio is known for its affordability, amazing food scene, and relaxing lifestyle.


3 Reasons to Relocate to Greater San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas is the second largest city in Texas and provides copious opportunities for education, career paths, and adventure. Find out why so many Texans have made this city their home.

Affordable Cost of Living

San Antonio provides a more affordable cost of living when compared to other big cities in Texas, such as Austin or Dallas. According to PayScale, the cost of living in San Antonio is 9% lower than the national average.

In San Antonio, your budget will go further than in another large city, so you can enjoy an extra date night, a night out with friends, or a new family adventure!

Career Opportunities

The job market is strong in San Antonio, with the number 9 job market in the United States. The city flourishes in the tourism industry, but big tech, financial, and oil and gas are other thriving industries.

Here are some of San Antonio’s top employers:

Military City

Known as “Military City USA” San Antonio is home to one of the largest concentrations of military bases in the United States, Joint Base San Antonio being the largest in the city. The city is proud of its honorable history and commitment to the military, with a consistent presence for nearly 300 years.

San Antonio Embraces Art and Culture

San Antonio has a diverse population, and its international influence, especially from Mexico, is evident in the art, food, and architecture in the city.

Residents enjoy museums, musical productions, and performances throughout the city. There is also a wide variety of flavors on the food scene, including Spanish cuisine, Texas BBQ, and Tex-Mex.


The Best Places to Live in Greater San Antonio

Whether you’re looking for a quiet space in the Texas Hill Country or a prime location near major shopping centers and entertainment, M/I Homes has a community to fit your needs.

Here are some of the highly sought-after areas around Greater San Antonio where you can find our communities.

East San Antonio

Two major interstates, 110 and 140 make commuting across the city a breeze with quick access to the San Antonio airport, downtown, the Arts District, and more. Enjoy plenty of outdoor activities, including Martin Luther King Park!

East San Antonio Communities

Northwest San Antonio

Hill country views and newly developed attractions for dining and shopping make Northwest San Antonio a great place to live!

Northwest San Antonio Communities

South San Antonio

Just a quick drive to everything you need, South San Antonio provides a wealth of history, restaurants, and shopping centers including the South Park Mall.

South San Antonio Communities

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Southeast San Antonio

Popular for its proximity to Randolph Air Force Base and Lackland Airforce Base, Southeast San Antonio provides a quick drive to these bases and Downtown San Antonio for easy commutes. Check out the Shops at Rivercenter for quick dining and entertainment.

Southeast San Antonio Communities

Southwest San Antonio

Close to a number of big-name employers, Southwest San Antonio offers a quick drive to work. There are also two excellent golf courses within a short drive of Southwest San Antonio, Gateway Hills Golf Course and Brigg's Ranch, for a weekend round of golf!

Southwest San Antonio Communities

New Braunfels

New Braunfels is located in the stunning Texas Hill Country with the Comal and Guadalupe rivers flowing through. Visit the Gruene Historic District to discover the Old West feeling with antiques, specialty shops, and its dance hall featuring Texas bands.

New Braunfels Communities



With a small-town feel and proximity to San Antonio, Seguin is the perfect place for anyone seeking a quiet location. Float down the Guadalupe River or visit the Downtown Seguin Historic District for the epicenter of shopping, dining, and nightlife.

Seguin Communities


Historically an agricultural town, Floresville offers residents a rural, small-town feel. There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep the whole family entertained.

Floresville Communities

3 Things to Do in San Antonio

San Antonio is a city flooded with history and culture. Here are 3 city landmarks that'll keep you active and help you learn about the local culture!

Remember the Alamo

A historic destination for the whole family, The Alamo is one of the most important historical landmarks in all of Texas. Founded in 1718, this Spanish Mission is one of the few Roman Catholic Missions left standing today.

This mission played a pivotal role in The Battle of The Alamo in 1836, in the fight between Mexico and the Republic of Texas. Discover the landmark that has captured the heart of Texans.


Shop and Dine on the Riverwalk

Located in the heart of the city, the San Antonio River Walk spans over 15 miles of dedicated boardwalk, offering easy access to shopping and dining. Take a stroll down the river with friends, hop on a boat tour, or sit down, relax, and enjoy some San Antonio cuisine!


Take in Spectacular San Antonio Views

Visit the 750-foot Tower of the Americas and enjoy some of the best scenery San Antonio has to offer. Take in the panoramic views from the observation deck or eat at the tower’s revolving Chart House Restaurant!


There are many great neighborhoods and areas in San Antonio to suit any lifestyle! Find out more about M/I Homes in Greater San Antonio and find the perfect place for you to call home.


Robert Yarborough
Robert Yarborough


Robert is a native of South Florida and a proud combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He served in both Afghanistan and Iraq during his time in the Corps. After retiring from the military, he made his way to Texas, which he now calls home. As internet Sales Manager in San Antonio, Robert is passionate about helping every family into their new home and goes the extra mile to deliver exceptional customer service. He can help with anything from financing, to information about locations and things to do in the surrounding area, to all things home. In his free time, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and family, golfing, and fishing on the Texas Gulf coast!

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