Quiz: Which Shea Homes Arizona Community is right for you?

by Shea Homes Arizona on August 15, 2014

Are you looking for an easy place to start your search for the right Shea Homes community in Arizona? Take this quick, five question quiz to help jump start your quest for your dream home!

1)      Apart from location, when I think about my future house, ______ is most important to me.

  1. Having a yard or patio that is low-maintenance.
  2. The ability to customize my living space to match my lifestyle.
  3. Having plenty space for my family and all of our guests when we entertain.
  4. Easy access to parks and community events.

2)      When it comes to neighborhood and community life…

  1. I want to know my neighbors even though I may not see them much because I travel a lot.
  2. I don’t want the inside of my house to feel like a cookie cutter of my neighbor’s.
  3. I want spaces for gatherings of all kinds–indoor games and cocktail parties, outdoor pool parties and BBQs, intimate coffees and the block-party of the year.
  4. I want it all: pools, parks, walking trails, a place for my kids to play, club houses, community building events… you name it, I want it within walking distance.

3)      In terms of built-in features, I get most excited about…

  1. Having a luxurious mega-shower for the master bathroom.
  2. Our indoor living space flowing completely seamlessly into our outdoor living space.
  3. Having a fully functional basement with additional living and entertaining space.
  4. A family friendly park just around the corner for my kids (and our annual Turkey Bowl flag football game!)

4)      In terms of special features, it would be really great to have…

  1. A tumbled paver patio and hot tub for relaxing and entertaining.
  2. Extensive kitchen functionality and added indoor living space.
  3. The ability to build a detached RV garage, pool cabana, or guest quarters.
  4. The ability to choose a lot nearby the community pool, park, golf course, or club house.

5)      The following best sums up generally what I am looking for in a new home:

  1. I want something low maintenance that I can come and go from, but big enough to entertain and enjoy a little luxury.
  2. I am tired of being stuck with just a couple of floor plan choices. I want to be able to customize things more so my home fits my lifestyle.
  3. I am looking for something with a lot of add-on options, plenty of bedroom and living/entertaining space, and a luxurious neighborhood.
  4. I want to have a variety of choices when I am choosing a floorplan or area of town, and it is really important to me that amenities be readily available in the community.


Answer Key:

If you answered mostly A’s…

You are looking for something with minimal upkeep with a homey, modern feel and fantastic curb appeal. Our Luxury Villas at Vallarta at Verrado may be just the right fit for your taste and lifestyle!







These gated, carefree lifestyle, luxury villas are great for those looking for a spacious home with minimal upkeep. Nestled between 4 holes of the highly acclaimed Verrado Golf Course, homes in Vallarta are Energy Star 3.0 rated and Environments for Living guaranteed. Vallarta offers 3 floor plans in duos or trios, ranging from 2,137–2,548 sq. ft. and priced at priced from $260,990.*

Set against the White Tank Mountains, Verrado is inspired by the Spanish word for truth and authenticity, which is exactly what you can expect from our homes for sale in Buckeye, AZ…a small town feel with a modern community experience. Just 25 miles from Phoenix, Verrado offers a welcoming Main Street with dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Interlaced with miles of parks and trails, Verrado offers residents a championship golf club, excellent educational and recreational facilities, and healthcare resources, as well as a variety of clubs, community services, and activities.

If you answered mostly B’s…

You need something that fits your lifestyle and you want a home that doesn’t mimic all the rest. Shea3D™ is just the thing for you! With Shea3D, you have the ultimate design choices right at your fingertips.

Home buyers are presented with a range of choices available, with each model home demonstrating a distinctly different Shea3D space. Any of those spaces – Entertainment-centric, Kitchen-centric, or Outdoor-centric – can be integrated into any of the Shea3D floor plans (YourPlans) offered within that series of homes, be it a single or two-story home or a four or five bedroom home. Shea3D homes are called “YourPlans” instead of, simply, “floor plans” because each home will complement the way you live. For example, At Marbella Vineyards in Gilbert, there are 9 YourPlans and 3 lifestyle-centric spaces you can choose from to plug into your favorite YourPlan, creating a total of 27 different collective YourPlans. Shea3D YourPlans are available Desert Ambition and Intrigue; Marbella Vineyards; Greer Ranch and coming soon at Inspire at Estrella.

If you answered mostly C’s…

You will love our Luxury Ranch Style homes at Vista Montaña!

blog3Vista Montaña II features five sensational ranch style floor plans ranging from 3,091 to over 4,400 square feet. Luxury offerings include: optional basements, detached RV garages, pool cabanas, spacious bedrooms, various flexible spaces for a “custom” feel, large kitchens with expansive islands, and oversized 3-car garages. Priced from $484,990*, these homes each feature the Energy Star 3.0 rating and are Environments for Living guaranteed, leaving homeowners with a smaller carbon footprint and a smaller energy bill.

If you answered mostly D’s…








You are primarily looking for a community that will live up to the long list of things you and your family love to do! At Shea Homes AZ, we offer homes throughout the Valley of the Sun in master planned communities with amenities galore such as easy access to parks, golf, walking and biking trails, club houses, community events and classes, and more! Check out these master planned communities around Phoenix to see what life could be like in a Shea Home: Desert Ambition and Intrigue at Vistancia, Hideaway and Ridgeview at Johnson Ranch, Marbella Vineyards, Vallarta at Verrado, and The Bridges.

Please call 866-OWN-SHEA (696-7432) or visit Shea Homes Arizona online today to explore these communities in further detail!

*Shea Homes reserves the right to make changes or modifications to floorplans, elevations, specifications, materials, and prices without notice.

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