DIY: Home Decorating on a Budget

by Shea Homes on September 9, 2014

 

Nobody wants to live in a dull space, no matter how minimalistic you are. There is a style out there for everyone, and home decorating is no exception. Spring and summer are great times to spruce up your home’s look, even if it’s just some new art on the wall or rearranging the living room furniture.

Fresh ideas to liven up our living spaces are out there, but sometimes they are just too expensive. Unless you’re looking for an extreme makeover, who has the money (or time) to spend? That leaves us with just one option: a DIY project. People are rolling up their sleeves and packing on the elbow grease in order to get the decor they want in their home, so it might be worth giving a try. Whether you’re a beginner at home decorating or a weathered expert, let your creativity flow! You’ll be sure to find a project you like. [read more…]

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Shoreline Homes at Summer Lake Released!

by Shea Homes Northern California on September 8, 2014

Shoreline at Summer Lake

Looking for a new place to call home? Shoreline at Summer Lake is the neighborhood you’ve been waiting for. This refreshing new collection of just 60 homes includes ideal lakeside locations.  Five of these stunning new Shoreline homes will be released for sale on Saturday, September 20th.

Each of Shoreline’s four floorplans offers spacious, relaxed comfort on large lots, with single-story convenience and a unique, personalized flavor to each home. Ranging from 2,618 to 4,196 square feet, Shoreline homes allow every member of your family to spread out with ample space to call their own.

Shoreline is a premium choice for Summer Lake buyers, with homesites closest to the lakefront, elegant architecture and generous floorplans. Currently priced from the mid 400′s, this is sunny Delta living exactly the way you imagined it could be.

Ready to explore Shoreline? Call our Summer Lake Sales Office at (925) 684-9340 to schedule a visit this weekend.

Be sure to follow Shea Homes Northern California on social for all the latest updates!

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Our annual Pet Photo Contest is back! Submit and win up to $100!

by Shea Homes Arizona on September 5, 2014

petcontest1petcontest2Each year, we love hosting our Pet Photo Contest to promote interaction on our social media sites and to support a very important cause and local organization, The Arizona Humane Society! For each “Like” we get on our Facebook page, or each “Follower” we gain on our Twitter, during the Pet Photo Contest, we donate $1 to AHS up to $1,000! After four years of donating, we felt that we wanted something more with this great organization, and what pairs better together than pets and homes? While meeting with the Arizona Humane Society (AHS), sparks were flying and a purr-fect partnership was born!petcontest2.1

Like most relationships these days, the Shea Homes Arizona and Arizona Humane Society relationship is blossoming through technology! And we are excited to spread the word about why homeowners should adopt shelter pets, and how to care for them!

Last year, we also donated three houses worth of furniture from our model homes to their newest thrift store on 4240 West Camelback Road! They have two other thrift stores in Sunnyslope at 1311 W. Hatcher Road and Tempe at 755 W. Baseline Road.

petcontest2.2The rising number of homeless animals on the street can be attributed to a number of things, but mainly to the irresponsibility and lack of spaying and neutering animals. We are striving to help AHS with awareness of this issue in the community and hope to get every deserving animal a loving home! So through this pet contest, we encourage you to adopt! Don’t shop.

We are so excited to be continuing our partnership with the Arizona Humane Society this year! You can learn more about the Arizona Humane Society at their website, on their Facebook page or through their Twitter feed.

If you are a current pet owner and thinking about becoming a homeowner, read our blog post about all the pet options that we offer in some of our home plans and communities! We would love to be the homebuilder to provide your family, including furry family members, a comfy home!

For more information on what we’re up to at Shea Homes Arizona, visit our Facebook page, tweet with us on Twitter, get informed and educated on our YouTube channel or get inspired with us on Pinterest!

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Closeout Incentive for Parkside at Reunion Model Home for Sale

by Shea Homes Colorado on September 4, 2014

 

The Parkside at Reunion neighborhood by Shea is closing out with the sale of its model homes – a triplex-style condominium. In addition to affordable pricing, buyers can receive a $3,000 incentive towards closing costs on this home. Please see a Community Representative for details.

Stardust Model For Sale
Priced at $205,500* the triplex-style Stardust model is a stylish second-story carriage home from the Sundance Collection. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms this clever plan also features a welcoming kitchen that opens to the dining and living rooms, a fireplace at the living room, a spacious master bedroom with generous walk-in closet off the bath, two terraces – a large area off the dining room great for entertaining and an intimate, cozy space off the master bedroom, air conditioning, and a 2-car attached garage. Notable design finishes include maple wood flooring at the entry, kitchen, living and dining rooms, tile flooring in the bathrooms and laundry room, tile granite kitchen countertops with a backsplash, tile countertops in the master bathroom, and maple cabinetry.

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With a 21,000-square-foot state-of-the-art recreation center, 52-acre neighborhood park, amazing outdoor pool with interactive water features, 10 miles of trails, 8 acres of lakes, and close-to-home retail and conveniences, Reunion is a new home community second to none. No ifs, ands or buts about it.

Reunion is located just west of Tower Road on 104th Avenue in Northeast Denver with easy access to E-470 and Highway 2, Reunion is conveniently located to downtown Denver and Denver International Airport.

Head out to Reunion to check out our last Parkside model home for sale. Visit the SPACES at Reunion sales office located at 10733 Sedalia Circle in Commerce City, Colorado to tour this home. For additional information call 303.286.7601, or visit SheaHomes.com/Colorado.

*Shea Homes reserves the right to change pricing or incentives without notice or obligation. Buyer(s) must use Shea Mortgage in order to receive $3,000 incentive toward closing costs. Shea Homes will not take contingency sales for the Parkside model homes and Parkside does not have VA loan approval.

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Top 15 Cities for Buying a New Home

September 2, 2014

  As we climb out of the worst housing market since the Great Depression, cities all over the United States are experiencing an upturn that is changing their economy for the better. Houses at reasonable prices for both the buyer and seller are cropping up everywhere, giving families the opportunity they need to find their [...]

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No Labor on Labor Day – Fun things to do in AZ for the long weekend

August 29, 2014

Travel Where: Flagstaff Who: Family Friendly As the summer heat continues here in Arizona, many of you are probably thinking of staying in for Labor Day. Although this may be an option, there are many things to do that could get you out and about while staying cool. Whether it’s about the kids, spending time [...]

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Over 3,000 Square Feet Of Luxury Living At BackCountry

August 27, 2014
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  If you are looking to pair an amazing home with an equally impressive community, look to Shea Homes at BackCountry. Shea has two sizable homes from its popular Water Dance Collection that will be ready by the end of the year. Ready in November will be an exquisite and spacious 3,908-square-foot Solstice plan. Priced [...]

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Celebrate Shea3D’s Colorado Debut With $10,000 Off

August 21, 2014
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  As Shea3D™ models near completion ten additional homes are also under construction and scheduled to complete by the end of the year. In celebration of Shea3D’s Colorado debut at Colliers Hill in Erie Shea Homes is giving buyers $10,000* off each of these homes. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to be one [...]

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Houzz Your Eye for Design? This Online Tool Will Help You Prepare To Design Your Dream Home

August 21, 2014

To better prepare our customers for their design studio appointments, we have recently joined the popular, online platform called Houzz! So what is Houzz, you ask? Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start of finish. Essentially, we’d call it the [...]

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Elegant and Exciting Choices at Mountain House

August 19, 2014

Among the new homes at Mountain House, some of the most elegant and exciting choices are now released for sale. The Umbria collection features larger floorplans, generous yards, unique architecture and special features like the “Suite Home” in plans 2 and 4. These comfortable multi-generational living suites come complete with their own private entry and address, [...]

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