April 22 2018

Murrieta Invites Homebuyers to Must-See Homes at Spencer’s Crossing

by Kelley

Main Living Space in Murrieta New Homes for Sale

Brought to you by the creative and talented designers of Brookfield Residential, Juniper is an enclave of gorgeous homes in a near perfect setting. Nestled in a rural landscape of rolling hills with spectacular mountain views, Juniper at Spencer’s Crossing is a must see for Riverside, CA homebuyers.


Juniper’s jaw-dropping home elevations stun with Craftsman, Spanish and Italian influences. The spacious one and two-story interiors glow with natural light and draw you in with luxurious finishes and graceful flooring. Sprawling floorplans impress with a range of 3,212 sq. ft. to a whopping 4,091 sq. ft. The designers have made these plans as flexible as possible allowing for up to seven bedrooms with additional flex space.  The retreat-like baths can number up to 5.5 and the oversized 3-4 car garages offer astonishing storage and utility. Unbelievably priced from the high $400s, you cannot find luxury homes like this anywhere else in Southern California.


The amenities at Spencer’s Crossing provide recreation and leisure for the whole family. There are multiple age-appropriate pools, a kid’s splash zone, BBQ and picnic areas and clean playgrounds. This summer, Spencer’s Crossing is excited to present The Oasis, an additional 3 acres of recreation space with 2 more pools, firepits, shaded BBQ spots and a unique terraced seating area. Spencer’s Crossing has so much to offer and the luxury homes of the Juniper neighborhood are the cream of the crop. To find the home of your dreams, take the next step today.

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April 21 2018

New Haven is the Finest Place to Call Home in Ontario Ranch

by Kelley

Resort Style Amenities in Ontario Ranch New Home Community

The home search can take tons of time and effort, but that’s with good reason. You don’t just want to find a landing place for your family. You want to find the perfect place to call home. This is a space where your family can grow and experience life together. Convenience, comfort, and class aren’t too much to ask so that’s why they come standard at New Haven. This dazzling, master-planned community in Ontario Ranch is full of outstanding new homes and amenities that will make your experience unforgettable.

New Haven features home designs that range from townhomes to two-story single-family homes. Whether you’re looking for a starter home or a place that gives each of your children their own space, New Haven has a thoughtfully designed choice for you. Explore new home options in Arborel, Holiday, Marigold, Poppy, Solstice, Summerset, and Waverly to find your ideal fit.

Your home is only part of the experience at New Haven. You’ll also have access to a wealth of green spaces and trails that are perfect for active afternoons. Lounge on the great lawn, splash in the pool, or play at one of the spacious community parks. New Haven is all about providing you a comfortable, social space that you can enjoy at your own pace. To learn more about pricing and availability, register your interest and visit the community today.

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April 20 2018

Pardee Homes Inspires a Green Lifestyle with the First All-Solar New Home Community

by Kelley

All Solar San Diego New Home Community

With Earth Day just two days away, we’re all encouraged to do something that can push us towards living a “greener” lifestyle in the hopes of preserving our planet. To some this task may seem daunting but a new San Diego community makes it easy for residents to reduce their carbon footprint by purchasing a home in the first all solar master-planned community. Pardee Homes has partnered with SunPower to bring Weston to Santee, CA. This new home community features 415 single-family homes that span across four neighborhoods and each home includes state-of-the-art solar panels for purchase or lease.


Besides the obvious incentives of using solar panels, this energy efficient technology brings even more financial savings than you’d expect. Homebuyers who decide to purchase a SunPower solar panel system will receive a 30% federal tax credit and are exempt from California property taxes. It’s as if you’re getting paid to live green! Additionally, SunPower panel systems come with a 25 year complete system warranty so you’ll have confidence knowing that your green investment is built to last.


Not only is Pardee Homes ahead of the curve toward proving net zero energy homes to California residents, they take it a step further with their commitment to providing homes that are energy efficient and provide increased well-being for their homeowners. Each Pardee Homes LivingSmart home features EnergySmart technology that reduces energy consumption, HealthSmart finishes that provide improved air quality, EarthSmart materials that aid in conserving natural resources and WaterSmart plumbing and appliances that help to reduce water usage. To bring it all together, HomeSmart technology offers residents a connected home and allows them to control multiple devices from anywhere via smart phone or tablet.


Green living has never seemed so effortless and we can all be inspired by Pardee Homes and their commitment to green building. SunPower offers solar panel systems across the United States so if you haven’t already, celebrate Earth Day with a green decision and explore the option to go solar!

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April 20 2018

Empire Communities Welcomes You to New Homes in Montgomery, TX

by Kelley

Montgomery TX New Homes for Sale

Empire Communities has long been one of Canada’s most respected builders, and now they bring their expertise to Montgomery County, TX. Houston’s fastest-growing master-planned community, Woodforest, features 3,000 acres of beautifully designed and thoughtfully-planned homes and amazing amenities. Perfectly situated near Lake Conroe and not too far from the conveniences of The Woodlands, Woodforest is a marvel.


Empire offers 4 new home designs that feature spacious, open, and contemporary floorplans with up to 3,424 square feet. The exterior architecture is classic, yet modern with front porches that draw you in. Two-car garages come standard with options for expansion and office spaces, bonus rooms, and additional bedrooms adapt easily into any of the layouts. All master bedrooms include luxurious ensuite bathrooms and spacious walk-in closet spaces. Beautiful kitchens display exquisite workspaces and the expertly crafted cabinetry with adjustable shelves adds versatility and much-needed storage for today’s growing family.


Woodforest amenities are unbeatable. Centered in the community is Forest Island, an aquatic and tennis paradise with sparkling pools, a 42-foot water slide, tennis courts, and a basketball court. Stampede Sports Complex is available to residents and the Admiral Bark Park keeps the canines happy. Woodforest Golf Club welcomes residents to hit the links, and numerous hiking and biking trails wind through the community and invite you to enjoy the nature around you.


Empire Communities is proud to be a part of Woodforest and you will be, too. Sign up for email updates or visit Empire’s model home to get inspired and learn more about homes available from the mid $300s.

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April 19 2018

Empire Communities Invites Houston Area Home Shoppers to Fairway Farms

by Kelley

New Empire Homes for Sale in Tomball Texas

At Fairway Farms in Tomball, you’ll enjoy a natural landscape of verdant forests, wooded streams, and secluded homesites. Within this idyllic setting, homebuilder Empire Communities invites you to explore stately homes with classic architecture and modern finishes. 13 new home designs offer a variety of floorplan options with up to 5 bedrooms and flex spaces throughout, leaving plenty of room for every member of the family to enjoy.


One- and two-story floorplans give flexibility for unique family needs and quick move-in options allow for a faster transition into your new home. Empire’s homes at Fairway Farms are priced from the high $200s, and now until April 30th, homebuyers will receive an upgrade package valued up to $5,000. Empire at Fairway Farms is a must-see for Tomball homebuyers, and the surrounding Houston area amenities make it the ideal family-friendly retreat.


The Fairway Farms community is home to miles of beautiful scenic trails for residents to enjoy, and when you’re ready to venture out, gather with friends and family in historic Tomball to enjoy boutique shopping, cozy cafes and other specialty dining. Discover all that northwest Harris County has to offer within the new library, museum complex, and so much more. Fairway Farms is located near great schools in the outstanding Tomball ISD so students will be able to take advantage of top educational opportunities.


Come escape to Fairway Farms and begin living your dream today. To learn more about this intimate community of homes from the high $200s, visit Empire’s model home at 25331 Pinyon Hill Trail, Tomball, TX 77375.

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April 18 2018

Shine from Your New San Marcos Dream Home at Candela

by Kelley

Outdoor Room in San Marcos New Homes for Sale

This exclusive gated neighborhood has been christened “Candela” because it is a beacon of light set off by the glow of the sunsets you’ll enjoy there. Placed in a distinctly beautiful natural setting in north San Diego County, south of the 78 freeway, Rancho Tesoro is convenient to the 15 freeway to the east and the coastline to the west.


In keeping with the San Diego lifestyle, Candela homes are all about luxury and easy elegance. The exteriors are a contemporary take on the classic Mediterranean style popular in several Southern California neighborhoods. Ample private yard space encourages you to spend free time in your beautiful outdoor room. Expansive interiors take advantage of the natural light with large windows that perfectly frame views of the San Elijo Hills. Candela floorplans stretch from 2,691- 3,565 sq. ft. and feature 4-5 grand bedrooms, lavish bathrooms, and flexible spaces for a private library, home office or additional guest space.


Ranch Tesoro sits amid nature with access to miles of hiking and biking trails. Hikers with just a moderate fitness level can reach a summit that affords a fantastic view of the ocean. For leisure, Rancho Tesoro offers The Cabana, a lovely spa-inspired pool with elegant cabanas, meeting space, firepits, and more. Private park-like green spaces are scattered throughout the community perfect for tossing a frisbee or having a picnic.


The San Diego lifestyle you’ve always wanted is accessible and affordable right here at Candela in Rancho Tesoro. Prices start from the high $700,000s so visit the community to learn more.

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April 17 2018

Savor Riverside Mountain Views From Your New Home at Province

by Kelley

New Homes for Sale in Menifee With a View

Audie Murphy Ranch presents the exclusive gated neighborhood of Province. This new home community is elevated to take advantage of the sprawling mountain views and offers an impressive location with beautiful homes and impressive amenities.


Province offers three floorplans stretching from 2,949 sq. ft. to 3,488 sq. ft. These lovely home plans are flexible enough to accommodate 3-6 bedrooms and 2.5-3.5 baths. Oversized 2-car garages allow for ample storage. The architecture is styled after Spanish, farmhouse and ranch traditions with brick veneer and decorative sidings. The impressive 8’ entry doors feature classic aged bronze hardware. Inside you’ll find open, light-filled family space perfectly designed for entertaining or for stretching out and relaxing. The kitchen brings the wow-factor that anchors the living space with an oversized island topped in granite in a range of color options. Energy-efficient Whirlpool® appliances in stainless-steel look sharp next to the maple Shaker-style cabinets and you’ll love the walk-in pantry and contemporary lighting. With a keen eye toward energy-savings, Brookfield Residential has equipped Province homes with high-performance WaterSense® faucets, low-flow toilets, a tankless water heater and a roof that reflects heat away.


Audie Murphy Ranch boasts recreational amenities that support an active lifestyle. 11-acres are dedicated to baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts, a skate park, lighted tennis courts, and miles of hiking and biking trails. There are many picnic and BBQ options and several age-specific pools. Little ones can enjoy splash zones and playgrounds and the Memorial Garden offers a unique space for quiet reflection. Audie Murphy Ranch is the ultimate Riverside, CA master-planned community. Pricing for Province homes start from the low $400,000s so request more information to find out about your new home opportunity.

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April 16 2018

Woodridge Forest Is a Natural Retreat in the Houston Area

by Kelley

Houston New Homes for Sale at Woodridge Forest

Houston is one of the most vibrant cities in America. With its cultural diversity, big city attractions, and friendly atmosphere, it’s an excellent place to grow as a family. Now, you and your family have the perfect place to call home near this booming city at Woodridge Forest. This Porter master-planned community is rooted in nature and offers a tranquil environment for you and your loved ones.

When you decide to make your way to Woodridge Forest, you’ll find outstanding one- and two-story home options that currently range from 1,782 to 3,800 square feet. Top Kingwood home builders have created a variety of modern designs that offer waterside lots and cost saving energy features.

This 332-acre community is located in a livable forest, which means you’ll always be connected to nature. A wealth of open green space invites you to relax and stay active with beautiful walking trails and fishing facilities. The Kingwood Service Association gives Woodridge Forest residents access to 17 different pools and a number of community parks with amenities like tennis courts, a golf course, duck pond and more. Woodridge Forest homes are priced from the low $200,000s. Stay up to date to learn more about the available.

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April 16 2018

April Realtor of the Month: Kristee Leonard

by Kelley

Kristee Leonard

Kristee Leonard graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida. During her senior year at UF, she set her ambitions higher and decided to pursue her realtor license. After 2 years of being licensed, she and her mother teamed up to take over the Austin real estate market on their own and opened The Leaders Realty. Kristee’s initial vision of making record breaking sales and giving back to charity all started with a vision board and has since come to fruition. She has been featured in Realtor Magazine’s 30 under 30, won several awards and has donated thousands of dollars to a number of charities. 


Still based out of Austin, TX, The Leaders Realty has expanded their business to service the surrounding areas including Lakeway, Cedar Park, Round Rock, Drippings Springs and more. The Leaders Realty offers seller and buyer representation and has essentially become a one stop shop by providing services for investments, home valuation, staging, marketing and negotiations. Whether you’re looking to buy your first Austin home or interested in luxury real estate, The Leaders Realty is here to offer superior service to help you with your needs.


As a New Homes Directory Austin Real Estate Market Expert, Kristee Leonard shares her insights of the market on a monthly basis to help buyers and sellers make informed choices. If you’re in the market to buy or sell your Austin area home, contact Kristee Leonard at The Leaders Realty to get started.

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April 15 2018

New Homes in Ontario Ranch Offer Custom Floorplans and Finishes

by Kelley

Kitchen for Sale in Ontario Ranch New Home Community

The curb appeal of Summerset at New Haven is undeniable. Classic lines are highlighted by modern details that really draw you in. The front porch welcomes you and the well-crafted entry features door locks that can be operated from a mobile device via Connected Home technology. Inside, you’ll be struck by the warm glow of natural light from the many large windows. The open-concept living space is perfectly oriented to flow for family time and entertaining. The gourmet-inspired kitchen features an oversized granite-topped workspace, generous contemporary backsplash, energy-efficient Whirlpool® appliances and beautiful European-style cabinetry.


Brookfield Residential designers are ready to assist you in personalizing your home. The flexible floorplans allow for bonus room, office space or additional bedroom options and outdoor entertaining areas. Upgrades are available throughout, including flooring, cabinetry, technology, finish carpentry, appliances and more. Floorplans run from 3,133 to 3,627 sq. ft and feature oversized 2-3 car garages. There are 4-5 large bedrooms and 3-4.5 sumptuous bathrooms all affordably priced from the $500s.


New Haven’s resort-style amenities include a family pool with beach entry, a lap pool, a splash zone for kids, many BBQ and picnic options and a playground with its very own zip line. There is an indoor/outdoor bar and a giant flat-screen TV at the clubhouse. Grab the towels and sunscreen and relax with family and friends year round. Your beautiful new home is waiting for you in Ontario, CA in Summerset at New Haven.

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