Waterline Homeowners Can Now Commute By Ferry

by Shea Homes Northern California on January 23, 2019

 

The first homeowners at our Waterline on the Bay community are expected to move in late in February and in early March 2019, and Shea Homes® is excited to announce that – as of this month – they will be able to take the new Richmond Ferry to work!
Richmond Ferry Launch Event

Ferry service from the new Richmond Terminal to San Francisco began on January 10th. A wonderful launch celebration was had to celebrate the new Terminal and route. Free, short trips around the harbor were provided, live music was available to listen to, and real-life “Rosies” coordinated through the nearby Rosie The Riveter/World War II Homefront National Historical Park were available to meet! The turnout (pictured above) was great, and many Richmond residents came out to enjoy the festivities.

If you’ve never commuted by ferry, you’re in for a treat. All of the vessels offer comfortable seating, snack bars with beverage service, complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and are ADA accessible. Oh, there are also some pretty nice views. How long is the ride you ask? Transit time between Richmond and San Francisco is just 35 minutes!

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Prescott Grand Opening February 23rd in Mountain House!

by Shea Homes Northern California on January 17, 2019

Prescott Kitchen Mountain House
You’re invited to come tour the brand new Prescott by Shea Homes® model homes at our Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 23rd from 10 AM to 2 PM! Join us for family-friendly snacks and refreshments, as well as a fun craft for the kids. RSVP on Facebook for the latest details.

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to tour the latest Shea Homes community in Mountain House — Come see what all the hype is about! Prescott homes are currently pre-selling. These spacious homes are priced from the $600s, and allow room for the whole family. Each of these two new Prescott home plans features a 3 car garage, and an option for adding a Suite Home Casita unit above the garage. View Prescott Home Plans

Please be sure to prequalify with Shea Mortgage  if you are interested in reserving a Prescott home.

About Mountain House
Mountain House is a special place, away from the hustle and bustle, a place you can call home. There are K-8 schools planned for every neighborhood, and Hansen Elementary School is now open. Plus, the innovative new high school now serves 9th-12th grades! The expansive parks and miles of trails connect the community and open space. Neighborhood gatherings happen regularly, and the annual Kite Festival exemplifies the family-friendly fun to be had here. This is a place where you can relive classic traditions and create new ones of your own.

Register for community updates at SheaHomes.com/InterestList to stay in-the-know. Call (209) 221-0936 or EMAIL US for more information.

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Wedgewood MGO January 19, 2019

Shea Homes® invites you to join us for the Model Grand Opening of Wedgewood in Yorba Linda on Saturday, January 19th! From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., you can take a tour of our Residence Two model home while enjoying light refreshments and live music!

Offering approximately 4,607-4,622 square feet of living space, Residence Two is the perfect home for the entertainer at heart. This single-story floorplan features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a comfortable California room to enjoy warm evenings outside, and a spacious great room that beckons the whole crew to kick back and relax.

When the party’s over, cleaning up will be a breeze with two dishwashers located in the kitchen, and a walk-in pantry to store all of your favorite snacks and gadgets. The Kid’s Lounge is a great place for the younger ones to have their own space to hang out while adults can still keep an eye on them.

Designer-selected details and accommodating features are shown throughout the model home, including a beautiful master suite with a private retreat, and an elegant master bath with a large walk-in closet. Major bonus: each additional bedroom has its own attached bath! Double wine towers can be found in the dining room, and the laundry room is spacious and ideal for tackling chore day.

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2019 has arrived, and you’ve laid out all your New Year’s resolutions that will launch you into a happier, healthier year. But have you put together any New Year’s resolutions for your home? With plenty of research on the impact your environment has on your well-being, one of the best things you can do to support all your personal resolutions is to make sure your home is just as happy as you are. We’ve put together a list of four New Year’s Home Resolutions to get you off on the right foot.

Streamline and Minimize
Streamline and MinimizeA year is a lot of time to gather junk. It’s swallowing that one kitchen drawer, overtaking your nightstand, and launching a quiet coup d’état in the corners of your closet. So, before you find yourself on an episode of Hoarders, make the choice to pare down everything that’s cohabiting with you. Clothes, decorations, and knick-knacks that you use every once in a while, can be donated to make a larger impact on someone else’s life while leaving you more time and space to enjoy the items that actually bring you joy. And somehow the process of decluttering your home seems to declutter your mind – seems like a win-win to start the year, right? Plus, if you’re planning to move into a new Shea Home soon, eliminating miscellaneous items will make the move that much simpler.

Add Some Florals
Add FloralsAfter you’ve purged your home of the clutter, you may find some surfaces like desks and counters suddenly looking barren. It’s the perfect time for a trip to your local nursery! The simple addition of some flowers and plants to your favorite rooms can have a surprisingly dramatic effect on the mood of a space. And as far as 2019 design trends go, it’s one of the most affordable upgrades you can do. Not only will plants liven up your living spaces, but their air purifying qualities could do your lungs a favor too.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

At Shea Homes®, we work to keep our new homes energy efficient from the start, which is why our ENERGY STAR® certified homes use up to 20-30% less energy than other non-certified homes. Through a combination of complete thermal enclosure systems, high-efficiency ventilation, comprehensive water management systems, and energy-efficient appliances and lighting, together families that have purchased ENERGY STAR labeled homes tend to save more each year on utility bills. But there’s always more you can do! Take your mother’s advice and turn off the lights whenever you leave a room; turn your water heater down a few degrees and wash your clothes in cold water. Small changes can lead to big savings, and this is one resolution that helps everyone on the planet.

A Family DIY
Foster Family RelationshipsIf fostering your closest relationships is one of your resolutions, this is a great way to bring your family together. Whether it’s starting a garden in the backyard, building the game room of your kids’ dreams, or fresh paint in the bedrooms, a family project is a bonding experience that will leave everyone with new skills and a renewed appreciation for your home.

What are some of your home resolutions this year? Let us know below! For everything else Shea Homes Arizona, visit www.sheahomes.com/newhomes/phoenix/.

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Stylish Synergy Plan 1 Home Stuns in Livermore

January 10, 2019

  Synergy Homesite 3812, a Plan 1 home located at Sage by Shea Homes® in Livermore, CA – is now ready for you to move in! This home is priced at $688,848*. Take a photo tour of this home here. Open living areas allow you to spread out or gather with friends, and the kitchens […]

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Elegant Vente Homes Coming Soon to Tracy Hills

January 8, 2019

In the northern hills of Tracy, California, a vibrant new master planned community is coming to life. Parks, trails and open space to enjoy. It’s all part of what makes Tracy Hills an amazing place. A 14-acre site is set aside for a future elementary school campus within the Jefferson School District. Everyone will come […]

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What to Look for In a Neighborhood When Considering Buying Your First Home

January 3, 2019

How to choose the right neighborhood when buying your first home  Buying your first home is an incredibly exciting time: From the thought of being a homeowner to building a family under a solid roof, there’s nothing quite like it. And while the idea of the porch swing out back, the potential views from the bay windows, and the added space for any kids that […]

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[Infographic] What to Expect When Moving in the Winter: Top 5 Winter Moving Tips

December 20, 2018

The warm summer months are some of the most popular times to move. But just because everyone else is doing it, doesn’t mean you should, too. Moving into a new house can be stressful and pricey considering you just purchased a new property. The last thing you want to do is add to the associated moving costs. The […]

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The Flex Room: Turning Your Home Office into a Guest Room for the Holidays

December 18, 2018

Flex Room Ideas: Preparing a Guest Room for the Holidays  The holidays are the perfect time to get closer to family and friends and create long-lasting, cherished memories. If you have guests staying over for the holidays, preparing a guest room for them doesn’t have to be a stressful or time-consuming project. Having a flex […]

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5 Design Trends to Try in 2019

December 14, 2018

    Well that didn’t take long, did it? 2018 is almost one for the books, which means it’s time to take a look forward at the design trends 2019 will bring with it. Whether you’re buying a new home or revamping the home you’ve loved for years, here are five of the focal points […]

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