Home Design and Planning

Live the Difference at Esencia

by Shea Homes Southern California on February 22, 2017

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Whether you’re trying to become more connected with nature, yearning for a sense of community, or simply wishing you were closer to an adorable coffee shop, Esencia in Rancho Mission Viejo offers everything you’ve ever wanted in a new home.

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Enjoy the Best of Outdoor Living in a New Shea Home

by Shea Homes Arizona on February 17, 2017

 

It’s February in Arizona! While much of the country is buried under snow, we’re gearing up for some fun in the sun. When you live in a state that has some of the best weather in the country (most of the year, anyway), it makes perfect sense to choose a home designed to take full advantage of outdoor living. Here are a few of the latest popular new home features that let homeowners enjoy Arizona living to the fullest.

Courtyards
CourtyardsCourtyards add expanded living space, give your family more room to spread out, and provide multiple entertaining spaces for kids and adults. With the right furniture, a fireplace and maybe a stocked bar, you’ll find plenty of reasons to enjoy the great outdoors year-round.

Casitas, Ramadas and Cabanas
Casitas, Ramadas, CabanasIf you like to entertain, casitas, ramadas and cabanas are great ways to transform your backyard into the ideal party spot. Throw in a flat-screen TV or two, and you can alternate between watching the big game and cooling off with a dip in the pool.

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Valentine’s Day is the holiday to celebrate and appreciate those who fill your heart every day. Many of us express this sentiment with fancy dinner reservations and spa appointments, but there is another way to show you care. This year, avoid the hubbub of the holiday and plan on enjoying a Valentine’s night at home. To help you get ready, we’ve compiled a list of at-home date ideas that are simple yet festive, no matter if you’re celebrating by yourself, with a special someone, or with the whole family! After all, our homes hold a piece of our hearts, so what better place to spend the holiday of love? hold a piece of our hearts, so what better place to spend the holiday of love?

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Be Our #SheaValentine!

by Shea Homes Southern California on February 8, 2017

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Valentine’s Day is almost here, so we decided to celebrate the Shea way by giving YOU the opportunity to WIN a super sweet prize! Sounds pretty great right? It gets better.

No need to jump through hoops or write a compelling 500-word essay. All you have to do is this: LIKE our page and TAG three people that you love!

Yes, that’s it!

Two winners will be chosen at random, one each from Facebook and Instagram, and both winners will take home $100 to spend at any store of their choosing at the Irvine Spectrum.

It’s so easy and fun, how could you not enter?! The contest will begin on Wednesday, February 8th and the lucky winners will be announced on Wednesday, February 15th.

Only residents of Southern California can win!

Do you have those three lovely people ready to tag? Well, what are you waiting for!

For Facebook, Enter HERE.

For Instagram, Enter HERE.

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Introducing Julep at Parasol Park!

January 30, 2017




We’re excited to announce that our newest addition to the Shea Homes® SoCal family, Julep at Parasol Park, is NOW OPEN! These fabulous floorplans are chic, modern, and located within the gorgeous community of the Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine. Each floorplan at Julep offers 3 beds, 2.5 to 3 baths, and approximately 1,734 – 2,131 […]

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Feel the Love with these 5 Valentine Home Décor Ideas

January 27, 2017




  Love is in the air! Embrace the spirit of Valentine’s Day touches by adding a few amorous touches to your home. We scoured Etsy and are happy to share our very favorite Valentine home décor items with you. And in the spirit of local love, all of these items are handmade by talented artisans […]

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Harmony Model Homes Now Open in Livermore!

January 25, 2017




Come see what all the excitement is about! Harmony model homes are now open during regular business hours. Four stunning new model homes, including two flat-style living plans, are now available to tour seven days a week. These gorgeous new Harmony homes are the latest arrival to Sage by Shea Homes® in Livermore. The first of these […]

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Can’t Miss Design & Décor Trends for 2017

January 20, 2017




It’s a new year which means it is time for new design trends that can be used to refresh your home and make it your own. Without further ado, we give you the top design and décor trends for 2017: 1) Neutral Palate with a Splash of Color In addition to using neutral colors such […]

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2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

January 13, 2017




Now that the chaos of the holidays is over, many of us are hungry for change and a fresh start. A new year is the perfect place to implement new habits & routines to live the life you have always wanted and to reach the goals that you have set. These new habits usually include […]

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The Next Big Thing at Mountain House – Ashford!

January 11, 2017




Have you visited Mountain House lately? You might be surprised by what you find. Open spaces and a small-town charm, paired with award-winning schools, truly make this tight-knit community feel like home. Ashford, the latest Shea Homes® community at Mountain House, is an exciting new collection of single-family homes located in Hansen Village, not far from the innovative […]

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