February 2015

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It all started with a trip to the grocery store.

by Shea Homes Colorado on February 27, 2015


If it weren’t for the over-the-top King Soopers in Commerce City, Dawn and Johnathon Wilson might not have moved to Reunion last December. “We were living in Green Valley Ranch, but driving three miles over to get groceries,” says Dawn. “The Commerce City King Soopers has a great sushi bar and cheese bar. They even sell jewelry and furniture.”

On one of their shopping forays, the couple spied Reunion, with its ponds and statement-making rec center “I’m gonna live there someday,” Dawn declared to her architect dad, as she drove him around the community one day.

What really sealed the deal was the “funkiness” of the Shea SPACES model homes. “The minute we came around the corner, we were saying ‘Whoa, what are these?’ They were so us. We like clean lines with modern, open floor plans and we instantly fell in love. These are the coolest homes,” says Dawn.

The Wilson’s settled on Model 3507, crazy for modern touches like the clear garage doors, vaulted ceiling in the entry, glass gas fireplace and open design that allows for a clear view from front to back. They have lots of wall space for Dawn’s art collection, too, “and the kitchen is perfect,” she says. “There’s a giant island with a seating area where you can look right over into the living area. It’s one cohesive area. We have friends over a lot, so it’s perfect.” [read more…]


Shea Homes Opens First Model Homes in Texas in the Woodlands

by Meridith Doucette on February 26, 2015

Plan_5030_Hill_Country_4_Brick_Stone_BShea Homes offers beautiful furnished model homes in The Woodlands, located in the Village of Creekside Park. Shea Homes is open in Canopy Green, offering new homes ranging from 2700 to over 3600 square feet and priced from the $500,000s.

Every plan in Canopy Green has a standard 3-car garage, and includes options for additional garage storage.  These new plans were designed specifically for Shea Homes in The Woodlands and offer some of the newest and most sought-after design features. [read more…]


Date: 02/28/2015
Where: The Woodlands: Canopy Green in Creekside Park
6 Canopy Green
The Woodlands, TX 77375 (view_map)
Phone: (832) 869-4020

Join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of two new, furnished model homes this weekend in The Woodlands. Located in the Village of Creekside Park, Shea Homes is now open in Canopy Green, offering new homes ranging from 2700 to over 3600 square feet and priced from the $500,000s.

The Quintessential Coloradan’s Bucket List

by Shea Homes Colorado on February 24, 2015


Our thriving economy is one logical explanation of why people keep moving to Colorado. But really, how many people do we know who came here on vacation… to college… to visit friends and family… and got hopelessly hooked on the state? It’s the natural beauty—and the endlessly fun, associated activities—that just keeps ‘em coming, year after year.

So as a welcome to all the newbies and a refresher course for you natives and long-timers, here’s a selection of “must-do” Colorado activities that capture the flavor of our state across the seasons. If you’ve already checked these ideas off your list, explore a more fine-grained rundown of ideas published in last month’s article in 5280 magazine. And be sure to share your bucket list with us on our Facebook page. [read more…]

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5 Patio Upgrades Just in Time for Spring Entertaining

by Shea Homes Arizona on February 20, 2015

While the rest of the country is digging out from the Siberian Express, we Arizonans are basking in gorgeous Spring-like weather. Whether you want a place to sip your iced tea in style, or you’re looking to create a backyard retreat for a series of soirees, we have you covered. These five easy patio upgrades will make your backyard the place everyone wants to hang out.

Potting Bench Patio Bar


Photo credit: The Creativity Exchange

We love this DIY hack that elevated a humble potting bench into a party-worthy patio bar. Get all the details on how to make your own at The Creativity Exchange. [read more…]


They came back to the Ranch. But this time, to BackCountry.

February 20, 2015
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  When Sadrian and David Alderson found out they were moving back from Arkansas to Colorado, choosing Highlands Ranch was a no-brainer. “There was no question,” recalls Sadrian. “I love Highlands Ranch. The four state-of-the art rec centers, activities, safety, and the strong community feel make it a wonderful place to raise kids.” And Sadrian’s […]

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Shea Homes Charlotte reveals new floorplans for Atherton

February 19, 2015
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  The newest addition to the Charlotte, NC line up of new homes neighborhoods isn’t anything like the others. The all new luxury floorplans were created specifically for Atherton, which is located in Weddington. Below we’ve given you the neighborhood overview along with a sneak peek introduction to each new plan and it’s options. Neighborhood […]

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There’s an acupuncturist in the house.

February 18, 2015
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  (A love story about how one resident found her forever home.) Deborah Farris-Ruka is a Stepping Stone resident on a mission: to make people feel better. “I can’t tell you how rewarding it is to help people get out of pain without drugs or surgery!” declares Deb. An acupuncturist and personal trainer, Deb and […]

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6 Websites that Make Booking a Vacation a Breeze

February 18, 2015

Should you book your plane ticket on Tuesday at 3p.m., Wednesday at 1a.m., or wait until a Sunday? Is purchasing a hotel through the hotel’s booking service cheaper than using a third party? There are so many different tips and so-called equations to finding the best price when researching your vacation, it can quickly become […]

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The Lantern House in the Winter at Stepping Stone

February 17, 2015

  If you visited Stepping Stone, a Shea Homes Community, in the summer, you saw how much families loved the Lantern House. Pool dates and swim lessons at the competition-sized pool. Parties on the deck. Picnics in the shelters and cabanas. Games on the lawn. And stargazing around the firepit. But even in winter, there’s […]

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An Exclusive Broker Event for Everly by Shea Homes in El Cajon

February 17, 2015

  Everly is a stunning new Shea Homes community opening in El Cajon on March 28th. With designer interiors, spacious floorplans and excellent amenities, these homes will sell fast.  Join us for an exclusive look at this cozy, family-friendly community before it opens to the public during our broker information session on March 11, 2015 […]

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