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by Shea Homes Arizona on June 27, 2014

 

Did you know that you can arrange and rearrange your furniture on SheaHomes.com? Or what about pre-qualifying for a mortgage? Or tour our models from your living room? Or even find your next home?

At Shea Homes, we want you to have all the tools you need to learn about the communities and homes we build and to help you find just what you are looking for. That’s why we’ve made SheaHomes.com the one-stop-spot for every step along the way as you research, choose and design your new home. Below are some quick guides for making the most of some of these great tools!

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Take a virtual step into your new Shea Home…

Step into a virtual tour of what each Shea Home offers through Shea Homes Arizona’s website, where the family-feel of the living spaces and fresh air of the open backyards radiate through your computer screen. Learn how to take a virtual tour by clicking the link above!

Visit our website for more information about Shea Homes’ communities across the Valley or you can call us toll free: 1-866-696-7432.  To watch our informational videos, please visit our YouTube channel.  For more information on Shea Homes and what we’re up to in Arizona, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and join us for some inspiration on Pinterest.

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How to Find Your Next Home Using SheaHomes.com

by Shea Homes Arizona on March 27, 2014

Are you hoping to find your dream home in Arizona but you’re not quite ready to start touring models in person? Today we’ll show you step by step how to find the home of your dreams on SheaHomes.com.

1)      Start by opening a window by right clicking on this link and selecting “open in a new window”: http://www.sheahomes.com/newhomes/phoenix/

Clicking this link will lead you to a page that looks like this: 1.0

2)      From this screen, you can:

  • View move-in ready homes.
  • Learn more about the Phoenix area and request more information.
  • Search for home within a specific area of Phoenix, price range, and number of bedrooms and bathrooms.
  • Scroll down to browse all of the Shea Homes Arizona communities, and get a quick snapshot of each community including location, pricing, square footage, and number of bedrooms and bathrooms.

 3)      Let’s start by looking at move-in ready homes by clicking on this button to the left. Clicking on this button will take you to a page with a complete listing of all Shea Homes in the Phoenix area that are move-in ready.1.1

Also, as you browse through different communities, anytime you see the icon below, it means that a community has a home that is move-in ready:

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4)      You can also begin by searching for a home based on your price range and the number of bedrooms and bathrooms you need. 1.3

 

5)      After you select the price range and the number bedrooms/bathrooms you are looking for, click search and scroll down to browse the communities that match your specifications.

If you see the icon below, it signifies a community that features Shea3D home plans.

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Next, click on the name of a community you would like to explore in more detail.1.5

 6)      From each community page, you can:

  • Read about the community amenities and watch videos about the area.
  • View all of the floor plans available in the community.
  • View move-in ready homes from this community.
  • View the Lot Map.
  • Learn about News and Events in the area.
  • Get Driving Directions to the models and sales office.

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7)      When browsing the community’s home plans, you can click on the icon below to get a closer look at the floor plan including room dimensions by clicking on this icon:

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Or you can go on a virtual tour of the home by clicking on this icon:

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8)      Now, click on a home plan you would like to explore further. From this screen you can:

  • View the home’s elevation options by clicking on these arrows:1.9
  • You can also explore the floor plan in the Spacebuilder application by clicking here:2.0

The Spacebuilder Application will allow you to view an interactive floor plan and see specific room dimensions, different Shea3D lifestyle spaces, and even add your own furniture placements to help you decide if this is the right home for you.

To explore the Spacebuilder further, check out this video tutorial.

  • You can also open an interactive virtual tour of the home by clicking here:2.1

                         To learn more about the Virtual Tour application, watch this video tutorial.

9)      Last, choose your home and come for a real life tour! Contact information and driving directions are listed on the top right-hand side of all community pages.

You can always call, toll-free 866-OWN-SHEA (696-7432) or visit Shea Homes Arizona online today to explore these communities in further detail!

For more information on Shea Homes and what we’re up to in Arizona, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch our fun and informational videos on YouTube.  For more home inspiration, pin your way through our Pinterest boards!

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