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Parkside Estates Coming Soon to Huntington Beach

by Shea Homes Southern California on May 21, 2018

 

For us SoCal natives, Huntington Beach is one of our favorite destinations to explore when the summer season hits. After you dine and shop in the vibrant downtown area, you can walk along the pier or relax in the sand; and coming later this summer, you will officially be able to tour a new collection by Shea Homes®!

Parkside Estates will feature spacious two-story, single-family homes ranging from approximately 3,496 to 4,047 square feet, with 4 to 6 bedrooms, and 4.5 to 5.5 bedrooms. If you’re a beach dweller at heart with a family that seats a party of four or more, or if you’re just in the market for a home to accommodate visiting friends and relatives, you’ll feel right at home in this coastal neighborhood.

    Take a look at the floorplan highlights below:

Elegant Kitchens with Expansive Walk-In Pantries

Master Bedrooms with Covered Deck

Private Home Offices

Wine Bar Areas

Downstairs Bedrooms with Full Baths

Open Coastal California Rooms

Bonus Gathering Room

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Residence 1

       3,496 Sq. Ft.

4 Beds plus Loft

4.5 Baths

3-Car Garage

Explore the Residence 1 Floorplan

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Moving to Phoenix

by Shea Homes on May 21, 2018

Moving to Phoenix - Why to Consider It Evolve at Cantilena, Peoria, AZ

 

Whether you already live in a nearby location or are lusting after the year-round sun Arizona offers, Phoenix is a city on the rise. According to the US Census, the population of Arizona has increased 9.8% since 2010, with the state’s population increasing 1.7% from 2016 to 2017. As the nation’s fifth-largest city, Phoenix is a growing, urban oasis contributing to the increase in population within The Grand Canyon State.

Insider tip from our Shea Homes® Arizona team: Now is the time for those in the market to buy a home in Phoenix to make a decision! It’s better to act while the home prices are still relatively affordable and interest rates are lower.

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Adding a Swimming Pool to Your Home? Things You Should Know

by Shea Homes Arizona on May 18, 2018

Backyard Swimming PoolHave fun in the sun and stay cool by the pool! With that lovely extended spring behind us and the infamous Arizona summer on its way, Valley residents are pulling out their swimsuits and stocking up on sunscreen. Shea Homes® homeowners in communities like Recker Pointe and Ambition at Eastmark (and soon, 24 North) love the resort feel of their community pools, where neighbors can meet, play and barbecue together.

Many of our communities also offer the option of adding a swimming pool in the back yard. We chatted with Jim Pinson from Shasta Pools, Shea’s trusted resource for everything aquatic, to get the scoop on everything from construction to safety and maintenance. Shasta has been family-owned since 1966 and has been Arizona’s premier pool builder for decades.

While some homebuyers wait to build their pool until after closing, there are a few reasons to consider going for it right out of the gate.

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buying a house after retirement

You’ve just about done it – you are almost there. After spending the last chapter of your life raising children and growing your career, retirement is just around the corner and it’s time to have time just for you! From traveling, to exploring new hobbies and building a community around new and existing friends, this chapter in your life is exciting and filled with lots of opportunities for changes. As you start to make your retirement plan, you may determine that your current home may not be ideal for your new lifestyle. To decide if you may want to consider moving around your retirement, ask yourself:

  • Do I have the right amount of space in my home?
  • Is there anything I wish I could get rid of, add, or change within the structure of my current home?
  • Is this the right state/city/neighborhood for me?
  • Without a job or children’s events to account for, does my community offer the activities and amenities I want?

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Spend Mother’s Day at Alondra and Cortesa

May 7, 2018




With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start planning a fun day out to make Mom feel extra special. If you’re still not sure where to go, we’ve got you covered! Rancho Mission Viejo is a gorgeous place to spend the afternoon, and if your mom is on the hunt for the […]

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Shea Homes Arizona Takes Home Five Awards at 33rd Annual MAME Awards presented by the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona

May 4, 2018




  Winner winner, chicken dinner! Shea Homes® Arizona is thrilled to have won five awards at the 33rd Annual Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence (MAME) awards competition, held earlier this month at the gorgeous Westin Kierland Resort and Spa. This prestigious awards competition recognizes the exemplary efforts of builders and land developers; interior designers and […]

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Faces of Shea: Meet Marci Kloss, Community Representative at 24 North

April 27, 2018




  Over the next few months we’ll be highlighting some of Shea Homes Marketing Company’s amazing Community Representatives. As the faces of Shea Homes®, our team members pride themselves on their knowledge and passion for helping buyers find a space perfectly suited to their lifestyle. This month we chat with Marci Kloss, the Community Representative […]

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“Feng Shea”: Feng Shui Home Design Tips for Your Lifestyle

April 25, 2018




You may think of feng shui as an outdated practice that wouldn’t impact your home’s layout or interior design. But, before you throw the ancient system completely out the window, consider that many common building practices and interior design trends actually align with feng shui practices! You don’t need to become a feng shui master […]

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Discover Victory at Bay Meadows in San Mateo

April 24, 2018




Expand your world and reduce your commute by living in the heart of it all.  Discover Victory at Bay Meadows – a new neighborhood of detached homes in an established San Mateo master planned community. Tour three beautifully decorated model homes located at 3101 Mena Drive in San Mateo. At Victory, you can live in […]

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Cool Down and Save with Summer Energy Efficiency Tips from APS

April 20, 2018




  Summer in Arizona means siestas and Saturdays by the pool. For many Phoenix residents it also means sweat and rising energy bills… but it doesn’t have to! With a few easy tweaks, you can enjoy the cool comfort of modern air conditioning (invented in 1902 by the one day founder of Samsung, Willis Carrier, […]

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