Home Buying

What to Expect: Buying vs. Building a New Home

by Shea Homes on June 6, 2018

What to Expect Building vs. Buying a Home

It’s decided. Your dream home from a few years ago is just no longer your dream home today. The single sink in the master bathroom isn’t cutting it. The kids are getting bigger and sharing a room really is not feasible anymore. And, no matter how many late-night Pinterest sessions you’ve embarked upon, that awkwardly shaped room still isn’t styled the way you’d like.

So, you’ve downloaded the real estate apps and stop to grab a flyer when passing by any “for sale” sign outside a house on your drives around town. But, have you considered building your new dream home? Often, those in the market to buy a home don’t consider building a home personalized for them. However, building a new home, instead of buying an older home, could be a great option, allowing you to get the home features that will serve your family’s wants and needs.

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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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What to Expect When Buying a House After Retirement

May 17, 2018




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 […]

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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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Live in the Happiest City in the U.S.

April 11, 2018




Fremont, California was recently ranked as “The Happiest City in the U.S.” by WalletHub.com. The title of the happiest city in America was awarded to Fremont after WalletHub surveyed the 182 biggest cities and looked at indicators such as income, employment, community and environmental well-being. Wallethub.com also notes that Fremont has the lowest divorce rate in […]

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Artisan at South Coast Coming Soon to Santa Ana, CA

April 10, 2018




There are so many reasons to be excited for summer in SoCal, but we’re not just talking about pool parties, spending our days at the beach, and family vacations…we’re also talking about new homes! Specifically, Artisan at South Coast by Shea Homes®, a stunning new collection of two-story single-family homes coming to Santa Ana. What can you […]

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Shea Homes Opens Second Model Home in Sienna Plantation: Grand Opening Event in Stillwater Cove

April 4, 2018
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  Shea Homes® has opened a second model home in Sienna Plantation in the new section of Stillwater Cove. Home buyers are invited to join Shea Homes for a Grand Opening event on Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, 2018, from 1 to 4 pm. Tour the new furnished model home while enjoying free refreshments […]

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Shea Homes Grillin’ & Chillin’ Event in Vivace Harmony

March 26, 2018
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  On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Shea Homes® invites you to stop by their four furnished model homes in Vivace at Harmony from noon to 3 pm for their Grillin’ & Chillin’ Event. This event is a great way to meet Harmony home owners and see the lifestyle offered in the community. Stop by for […]

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