Downtown San Antonio view of river and buildings.San Antonio is the seventh most populated city in the United States, but ask anyone from San Antonio and they’ll tell you that it certainly doesn’t feel that way. Residents of San Antonio take pride in its unique ability to be a geographically and statistically huge city while encapsulating a small-town essence, thanks in large part to its many awesome sub-communities. While there are so many great neighborhoods one could mention, these five communities contain some of the best in San Antonio real estate opportunities.

The Dominion:

This elite, master planned community includes 1500 acres of residential area, country club, green spaces, and lakes. Beauty and luxury come together to create this upper-class community of around 3000 residents. Dominion is considered to be one of the safest areas in San Antonio thanks in large part to technology, sophisticated gate systems, and its citizens. It is also one of the newer communities, with early development starting in the 1980’s. Dominion also features an exquisite golf and country club, which has ranked as the #1 country club in Texas in years past. If you’re looking for luxury, be sure to check out The Dominian real estate opportunities

Alamo Heights:

Alamo Heights is the definition of the cherished live-work-play mentality, with an upscale twist. Minutes from the downtown core and close to several of San Antonio’s finest shopping, golf courses, and parks. Some buildings in Alamo Heights date back to the 1940’s, and they continue to hold their value to this day with or without modern renovations. This area is a popular choice for families looking to live closer to the downtown core, but still want that neighborhood feel to raise their family. Alamo Heights is walkable, trendy, and bike friendly. Read more about the Alamo Heights houses for sale here!


Come alive with the vibrant downtown lifestyle! Living in downtown San Antonio, you’ll be immersed in a world rich with culture, energy, sophistication, and great dining. Homes in this area typically appeal to young adults, couples, and retirees. The real estate landscape is always changing with new construction and renovations, creating new and exciting opportunities all the time! Downtown offers a diverse range of housing options starting at $264,000, and with prices like that it’s easy to find something for any budget. Properties for sale here include single family homes, condominiums, bungalows, townhomes, apartments, and more. Find out more about downtown real estate listings.


Helotes features some of the deepest running historical roots in Texas, dating back to as early as 1981. This area primarily attracts families and retirees to its growing population of 7,000 residents. Helotes boasts a medley of real estate options from single family homes to luxury million dollar ranchers. As the Helotes neighborhood continues to grow, beautiful homes remain affordable in this relaxed, quiet suburb of San Antonio. A brand new 3,553 sqft home is priced at $359,540 for 5 beds and 4 baths. Helotes was named as the “Best Small Town in Texas to Raise Kids” in a Bloomberg BusinessWeek article in 2013.

King William:

Sometimes referred to as Southtown, King William rests just south of the San Antonio downtown core. Houses here fall into the range of $400,000 for the average home. Living in King William offers much of the convenience and pleasure of living close to downtown, without having the busy hustle and bustle of the downtown core. This community has great walkability and proximity to schools and transit systems. Explore King William real estate listings.

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