Customer Stories

A Shea Homes Move-In Surprise (And Ten Other Creative Ways to Pop the Question)

February 12, 2016

You may have heard that some upscale resorts employ a “romance concierge” to help arrange guests arrange those over-the-top romantic surprises. Well, here at Shea Homes in Arizona, some of our employees recently got to play cupid themselves. Back in October, new homeowners James S. and Gianna C. arrived at Desert Ambition for their Home Delivery […]

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Lights, camera, Reunion

February 2, 2016
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  Next time you see a family smiling, assembled in well­-coordinated outfits, maybe standing beside the lake at Reunion a master plan community by Shea Homes, take a look to see who’s on the other side of the camera. Chances are it’s Holly Pilz, Reunion resident and up-­and­-coming family photographer. Owner of Holly Jean Photography,  Holly found […]

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Modern family. Why the Anglins fell for Stepping Stone’s up-to-date style.

January 28, 2016

  It certainly wasn’t for lack of trying. Dan Anglin had been house hunting for a long time. But all those resale homes lacked the modern style he prefers. And after he and Susan met at work and eventually married, they were in total agreement. “All the resale homes we saw needed a lot of […]

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Shea Homes Northern California Awarded Best of Houzz 2016

January 19, 2016

  We are excited to announce that Shea Homes of Northern California has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Our Northern California Division was among those selected for the award by more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one […]

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Good stuff for guys at BackCountry

December 30, 2015

  Ok, let’s get the disclaimers out of the way. BackCountry by Shea Homes is wonderful for both genders. And of course, men and women like plenty of the same things. But are there aspects to BackCountry that men seem particularly to like? Definitely. Hop onto one of BackCountry’s trails and you’ll probably run into several […]

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Refer a Friend and You Both Win!

December 11, 2015

Our referral program is designed to reward you for telling others about what sets Shea Homes apart, and it’s practically effortless! Refer a buyer to any Shea Homes Northern California community: • You’ll get a $1,000 Referral Reward — UNLESS you’re a Shea homeowner, in which case, you receive $1500!* • They’ll get a $1,000 […]

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Meet the jeweler next door in BackCountry.

September 9, 2015

  For most of us, garages are for cars, bikes, and all kinds of dusty, forgotten treasures. But for some, they are the headquarters of a dream. Think Apple, Amazon, Disney, and Google, all of which began in a humble garage. And right now, something similar is happening at BackCountry with resident Carrie Schafer’s jewelry […]

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Read a book. Make a friend at BackCountry.

June 30, 2015
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  Once a month, between 10 and 14 women gather at the Sundial House at BackCountry, a master-planned community by Shea Homes —ostensibly to talk about the book they’ve read, but more importantly, to deepen their sense of community. Danni Holland, the founder of the BackCountry Book Club, wants to make clear that the doors are wide […]

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Make Your House a Home at Colina

June 30, 2015

  If you haven’t visited the stunning new Colina model homes at Waterstone, then you don’t know what you’re missing. I mean, who doesn’t want a beautiful home with a gorgeous view!? Located in Vallejo, and just minutes from downtown Benicia, the new Colina neighborhood by Shea Homes sits atop a beautiful hillside and overlooks the […]

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Mom, I’m bored. (Said no BackCountry kid ever.)

June 22, 2015
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  Okay so that’s wishful thinking, but it’s no exaggeration that BackCountry is an incredible place to be a kid. You see it in the way children ride their bikes freely and play in happy little packs, roaming from yard to yard and house to house. (Gated communities where people know each other promote that kind of […]

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