Home Design and Planning

Waterline Visitor Center Opening June 23rd!

by Shea Homes Northern California on June 15, 2018

Waterline on San Francisco Bay
Join Shea Homes® for a fun opening day at our Waterline Visitor Center on Saturday, June 23rd from 11AM to 2PM. Drop in for a complimentary coffee or a tasty smoothie and speak with one of our wonderful Community Representatives about this vibrant new community. The new, highly-anticipated, Visitor Center is located at 101 Seacliff Dr. in Point Richmond. RSVP on Facebook for the latest details and sneak peeks!

Waterline features a variety of home plans designed for how you live today, including single-story flats and two-story townhomes, as well as amenities such as a community garden, dog-washing station, and access to the beautiful Bay Trail that runs along the San Francisco Bay.

View our home plans online, then come visit our new Waterline Visitor Center to speak with our knowledgeable Community Representatives and take a virtual look inside these 8 distinct homes — using our fun virtual reality goggles!

Can’t attend the event on June 23rd? Call (866) 696-7432 to schedule your appointment for another day. And be sure to register for community updates to stay in-the-know about everything Waterline.

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Summer is almost here, which means that homeowners can clean off their outdoor furniture and start enjoying another season of outdoor get-togethers. Whether you’re hosting a Fourth of July cookout with neighbors, planning a birthday party, or enjoying a summer afternoon with family, having thoughtfully designed outdoor living space and amenities allows for an endless summer of entertainment and relaxation. Shea Homes® unique outdoor living space designs create a seamless extension of your home that best fits your family’s lifestyle. We are dedicated to bringing the beauty of the outdoors into your home to enjoy year-round.

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Summer Fun at Shea Homes Rice Ranch

by Shea Homes on June 4, 2018

 

There’s no better way to get a feel for the incredible lifestyle at Shea Homes® at Rice Ranch than to experience it for yourself at our community events. Our social calendar is full of fun happenings all summer long—and you’re invited to join us for any that interest you!

Saturday, June 9th:  Ice Cream Social | 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Come on by for a cool treat and the chance to meet your future neighbors at our Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 9th, from noon to 2:00pm. First take a tour of our brand new Model Homes and discover the floorplan that’s the perfect fit for your lifestyle. Then swing by the Sales Center for some frosty fun for the whole family. We’ll scoop the ice cream and you can add your favorite toppings as you mingle with your future Shea Homes at Rice Ranch neighbors.

Saturdays, June 16th & June 30th: Quick Move-in Homes Open House | 11:00am – 3:00pm

Our doors are open and we’re ready to welcome you home! Join us for our Open House events on Saturday, June 16th, and Saturday, June 30th. Take a tour of our currently available Quick Move-in Homes from 11:00am to 3:00pm and see for yourself why so many people are falling in love with the stunning homes and incredible lifestyle at Shea Homes at Rice Ranch. When you find the home of your dreams, be ready to act fast to make it yours!

Saturday, June 23rd: Quick Move-in Home Showcase | 11:00am – 3:00pm
Have you had a chance to check out Rice Ranch’s Pine Creek Townhome Collection? These beautiful homes offer terrific value at a size that’s just right for your new nest or vacation home! Join us for our Quick Move-in Home Showcase on Saturday, June 23rd, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Explore professionally designed townhomes that are full of thoughtful upgrades and gorgeous finishes—and best of all, are ready when you are. While you’re here, enjoy light bites and refreshments at the Sales Center. We can’t wait to show you around!

If you have questions about any of our upcoming community events, reach out to your Community Representative at 805.343.7310 to learn more!

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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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“Feng Shea”: Feng Shui Home Design Tips for Your Lifestyle

April 25, 2018




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Discover Victory at Bay Meadows in San Mateo

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Cool Down and Save with Summer Energy Efficiency Tips from APS

April 20, 2018




  Summer in Arizona means siestas and Saturdays by the pool. For many Phoenix residents it also means sweat and rising energy bills… but it doesn’t have to! With a few easy tweaks, you can enjoy the cool comfort of modern air conditioning (invented in 1902 by the one day founder of Samsung, Willis Carrier, […]

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You’re Invited: April 14 Grand Opening of Shea Homes Gateway Quarter – Aperture, Emblem, and Origin

April 13, 2018




Origin 7512 Shea Homes® Arizona is thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of Gateway Quarter, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on April 14, 2018 at the S.E. corner of Ellsworth and Germann Road in Queen Creek, AZ. This new development, offering stunning views of the Superstition Mountains, is made up of three diverse communities […]

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Celebrate Earth Day in Southern California

April 12, 2018




  Earth Day is almost here (April 22nd), and SoCal is showing our beautiful planet all kinds of love this year. If you’re passionate about keeping the earth clean, happy, and healthy, here are some fun ways you can contribute in Orange and LA County! Earth Day Events in Orange County and Los Angeles: April […]

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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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