March 2018

Over the next few months we’ll be highlighting some of Shea Homes® Arizona’s amazing Community Representatives. As the faces of Shea, 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 Justin Susnik, from Ambition at Recker Pointe. Justin has been with Shea Homes for almost 10 years, and the excitement he brings to the design and buying process is absolutely infectious. 
Faces of Shea: Justin SusnikQ: What makes the experience of buying, building, and living in a Shea Home special?

A: The customer experience when buying, building, and living in a Shea Home is second to none.  Everyone at Shea Homes is committed to creating an exceptional experience for our customers – from our Community Representatives you meet from your first visit to the community, to our Field Managers who help you during the construction of your home, to our Customer Care Representatives who assist you as you close on your home.  We all share the same common goal — to provide the best possible customer support and satisfaction throughout the entire process.

Q: What are the unique selling propositions of your community? What sets your community apart?

A: Ambition at Recker Pointe is a Shea3D community which allows the homebuyers the opportunity to customize any of the three main living spaces: Outdoor-Centric, Entertainment-Centric, and Kitchen-Centric.  With the choice of the three centric spaces, the customer decides the way they want to live within the home.  The Shea3D concept is unique to Shea Homes.

Q: Tell us about a time you helped a family find their dream home, and what it meant to you.

 A: A few years back I had a gentleman that came into the office who just wanted to take a look at the models.  He was in town from the East coast, getting familiar with the area, and looking at places to rent once he retired in seven months.  Buying a home was the last thing on his mind, because he didn’t think he and his wife could afford to buy a home on the fixed income they would have once he retired.  After spending some time talking with him, he got in touch with Shea Mortgage to see what they could qualify for.  After working with one of the Loan Officers, the couple was pleasantly surprised that they qualified to purchase a home with us.  With the wife absent and back home they decided to write a contract before the husband headed back home.  Throughout the process, I would receive emails from the buyer letting me know how cold it was back home and how much snow they had.  He would also include the number of days until retirement.  Seven months later, on the morning of their home delivery the couple rolled up in a U-Haul with all their belongings.  This was the first time the gentleman’s wife had seen the home in person, and she was overwhelmed with emotion when she walked in the front door of their new home.  The couple were in their late 60’s and this was the first home they ever owned.  Every home delivery is special, but this one felt a little extra special that day.

Q: What community amenity at Ambition at Recker Pointe do your homeowners love the most?

A: Definitely our community pool.  The pool amenities include cabanas, a pool house with restrooms, and patio/pool furniture.  It will be a great place for our homeowners to cool off in the summer months and to get to know their neighbors at the same time.

Q: What does living the Shea difference mean to you?

A: I could go on and on what living the Shea difference means to me but I will narrow it down to just a few key principles.  Living the Shea difference to me means doing the right thing all the time and going the extra mile.  It’s easy to do the right thing when people are watching, but true integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.  Always going the extra mile to deliver and exceed the service that is expected of you.

Click here to find out more about Ambition at Recker Pointe.

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It seems that there is a stigma around this statement, especially with first-time homebuyers or those who have previously always been “city dwellers”, who can’t imagine trading city living for suburbia. However, current research continues to show that, more and more, homebuyers are moving to the suburbs of large metro cities instead of staying within city centers. And for good reasons. Let’s explore how the suburbs have evolved since the first big boom in development and how suburban living is coming back in full force – with a little modern twist.

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Experience Theory in Virtual Reality

by Shea Homes Northern California on March 21, 2018

Theory home plans from Shea Homes® are located within the beautiful Innovation master-planned community, which is located adjacent to the new Warm Springs BART Station in Fremont. Check out our latest virtual rendering video of our home plans, then be sure to grab your own set of cardboard virtual reality glasses from our Community Representatives.

Theory VR Cardboard Headset

Theory at Innovation
Theory consists of 11 four-story buildings that each have 12 single-level condominiums, for a total of 132 homes. Each home comes with a first-floor 1 to 2 car tandem garage. View Home Plans to learn more.

These popular homes are currently pre-selling. In order to participate in an upcoming release, interested parties must pre-qualify with Shea Mortgage. Start the pre-qualification process now.

Or, if you haven’t already, be sure to Register for our community updates to stay in-the-know about upcoming sales releases and events. Call (866) 696-7432, or Email us  to learn more.

Life at Innovation
Innovation starts with a spark and ignites with a vision – a place of energy and happenings, sharing, and living. At Innovation, you’ll find yourself at the center of it all, and every moment is pure inspiration. In addition to being a stunning master plan complete with amenities, the community is centrally located for those commuting to San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

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Shoreline Homes Now Selling at Summer Lake in Oakley

by Shea Homes Northern California on March 19, 2018

Ready for a picturesque California Delta living experience? With close proximity to both the Bay Area and Sacramento, Summer Lake is located on the Delta region, next to a thousand miles of natural recreation and water sports. Shoreline is the newest collection of homes at Summer Lake in Oakley, California, and the final 13 homes in this established community are now available on a first come, first served basis. Call (925) 409-0351 or EMAIL US to learn more or speak with a Shea Homes® Community Representative.

Now Accepting Pre-Qualifications
Pre-qualification with Shea Mortgage is required in order to purchase a Shoreline home. Buyers of Shea Homes are not required to use Shea Mortgage as their lender.  Buyers may select any lending institution for the purpose of securing mortgage financing and are not limited to Shea Mortgage.  NMLS ID #40397, CalBRE #01197403. Pre-qualify today!
About Summer Lake
Centered around a 25 acre lake, Summer Lake redefines what coming home can be. Recreation centers, parks, a 75 foot pool and miles of trails add up to a lifestyle that never gets old. Summer Lake is a beautiful setting for a bright, new home. Come experience the Shoreline lifestyle at Summer Lake.

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Pre-sales for Shea Homes® Gateway Quarter New Homes

March 16, 2018

  Pre-sales for new Shea Homes Gateway Quarter communities in Queen Creek to begin in March. For three years running, Queen Creek has been recognized as one of the best places in the Valley to work (Phoenix Business Journal), and thanks to Shea Homes®, soon there will be new places to live too. With a […]

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PHOTO FOCUS | Ashford at Mountain House

March 14, 2018

Ashford residences at Mountain House are built to last, and offer flexibility as your family grows, with comfort all around. Many of these homes feature self-contained home suites, where extended family can have an independent lifestyle under the same roof. Innovative living areas are just what you’d expect from Shea Homes®, a family-owned company renowned […]

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Quick Patio Upgrades just in Time for Spring Entertaining

March 9, 2018

  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 patio upgrades will make your backyard the place everyone wants to hang out. Geometric Outdoor Rug […]

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4 Shabby Chic Home Decorating Ideas for Spring

March 8, 2018

Spring is right around the corner, which means it is time to sweep away the dust bunnies and brighten up your living space! Whether you are looking to start the season fresh by redecorating your entire house or just brightening up a few rooms, consider adding shabby chic décor to your home. The style mixes […]

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Open House Saturday, March 24th at 6 San Diego Communities!

March 8, 2018

  March 24 is “Open House Saturday” in South San Diego!  Home shoppers and brokers are invited to tour six of Chula Vista’s most coveted new neighborhoods on Saturday, March 24th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for a day of fun and discovery at these premiere Shea Homes® communities: What’s happening at Element […]

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Skylark in La Habra Coming Soon!

March 6, 2018

  Is the townhome life calling your name? Shea Homes® is excited to announce that we have a whole new collection of townhomes coming soon to the vibrant city of La Habra, one of the few new home construction projects to take place in the area! Skylark will feature three-story attached, single-family homes for homebuyers […]

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