July 18 2019

Find Affordability and Luxury Urban Living at Magnolia Walk in Los Angeles County

by Erin

New home community in Los Angeles Magnolia Walk

The newly established neighborhood of Magnolia Walk is reasonably priced and comprised of only 94 homes located in Los Angeles, CA. Here you will find a quaint gated community with amenities that can’t be beaten as well as upgraded features and is easy accessibility to nearby shopping, dining, entertainment, and exceptional schools.

 

The two-story floor plans offered at Magnolia Walk are between 3-4 bedrooms with up to 3 bathrooms and span up to a vast 2,004 square feet of living space. The open concept living spaces offer plenty of natural lighting and incorporate a modern kitchen with an optional island and an upstairs loft that offers flexibility for a spare bedroom, playroom, or even a home office. The master suite in most floor plans provides a spacious walk-in closet, dual sinks, and upscale finishes that will give you a spa-like feel after a long day’s work. The secondary bathrooms include cultured marble countertops, contemporary white thermofoil cabinetry with concealed hinges and chrome knobs, and a chrome centerset faucet. 

 

These single-family dwellings are also energy efficient and healthy offering several features that will assist in saving money as well as saving the planet. All of the homes at Magnolia Walk either meet or exceed California’s energy-saving Title 24 requirements and include a carbon monoxide detector and automatic fire sprinklers. Auto shut-off motion sensors in all bathrooms, air conditioning with a programmable digital thermostat, water-efficient faucets, and even an Energy Star dishwasher are all available in your new energy-efficient home.

 

You’ll appreciate the abundance of shopping available at establishments such as the Del Amo Fashion Center, South Bay Galleria, and the Southbay Pavilion. Create lasting memories with family as you explore the ample entertainment Los Angeles has to offer right in your own backyard such as The Natural History Museum of LA, Mulligan Family Fun Center, the LA Zoo, Dodger Stadium, and the Griffith Observatory.

 

The homebuilder Olson Homes was founded in 1988 to help cities solve the problem of a shortage of affordable housing within urban areas. They have been recognized as the leader in providing urban housing throughout California. This has allowed many families the ability to take advantage of living out the American dream of owning a home while being close to employments, local transportation, and an urban lifestyle. The commitment of Olson Homes is to “improve the local neighborhood experience by capturing the best that exists in each neighborhood socially and architecturally.”

 

Olson Homes has partnered with the Community Development Commission of Los Angeles County in order to offer an opportunity for low and moderate-income families the chance of owning a new home below market purchase price. Out of the 94 homes constructed at Magnolia Walk, 30 of those homes have been designated as affordable housing with prices ranging from around $358,000 to $373,000 compared to its normal rates within the mid $500,000's. 11 of them will be designated for low-income buyers and 19 will be solely for moderate home buyers. Down payment assistance will also available.

 

If you’re on the hunt for an affordable new home in Los Angeles, your search stops here. No matter where you are in your new home journey, you’ll find everything you need and so much more at Magnolia Walk by Olson Homes.  

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July 15 2019

Meridiana Offers Stellar Amenities and Houston’s Top Builders

by Erin

Children at Meridiana Learning Lab in Houston Community

Meridiana, located 10 minutes from Pearland Town Center right off the 288, features Houston's top builders with unsurpassed amenities. This magnificent master-planned community presents affordable new homes, a terrific location, and an array of enriching activity centers that your family will love.

 

Prices start in the low 200,000’s and feature open concept living. You’ll find all the fine details and contemporary flair that you’d expect from builders of such renown. David Weekley Homes, Highland Homes, Trendmaker, Taylor Morrison Homes, Plantation Homes, Lennar, Chesmar Homes, Drees Homes, Shea Homes, and Perry Homes are all represented here and they can’t wait for you to take a tour to decide which one is the ideal forever home for you. Builder incentives and summertime discounts are available—be sure and inquire. Helpful Meridiana staff can narrow your search and help match your needs and desires with the perfect new Houston home. 

 

Master-planned communities are expected to offer parks, pools, and fitness centers, but Meridiana goes above and beyond! Your family can take advantage of all of that and an on-site café, learning labs, top-notch schools, a community yacht, a conservatory, sports fields, a dedicated gaming area, plus much more! Expansion plans include additional schools and even more recreational offerings. This is why Meridiana has been named the Houston area’s “Community of the Year.”

 

Real Estate experts are saying now is the time to lock in your mortgage rate so get out to Meridiana, choose your new home, and begin your happily ever after.

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July 4 2019

July Realtor of the Month: DJ Arsenault

by Erin

Dallas realtor of the month DJ Arsenault

Our July realtor of the month is DJ Arsenault, real estate broker for Diamond Homes Realty and our Real Estate Market Expert for Spring, TX and The Woodlands, TX.

 

DJ Arsenault has been in the Real Estate and Mortgage industry since 2002. He is the Premier Listing Agent for the Diamond Homes Realty Team and eats, sleeps, and breathes real estate. DJ puts his client’s needs first and provides a high level of customer service to guarantee that the client experience is satisfactory. DJ possesses unique marketing skills and strives to ensure that his clients get the best deal, leaving them with more money in their pockets whether they are buying or selling their home.  

 

“This isn’t a job. It’s not something you wake up dreading. This is a career choice and I take pleasure in helping folks meet their goals of becoming homeowners and financially free.” 

-DJ Arsenault

 

If you’re on the quest to find a new Dallas home or looking to list your current home for sale, contact DJ Arsenault with Diamond Homes Realty to receive proven results and satisfactory customer service! 

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June 17 2019

Meridiana has been named “Houston’s Best Amenities” and “Community of the Year”

by Erin

Meridiana Oasis Village at Houston new home community

The master-planned community of Meridiana offers an extensive catalog of new homes from the most impressive builders serving the Pearland area. Meridiana is conveniently located just 10 miles south of Pearland off the 288. Downtown Houston, beautiful Galveston, the Texas Medical Center and the airport are all just a short drive away.

 

Meridiana homes are priced from the low $200,000’s and sit above the 500-year floodplain. Every builder has committed to affordable, contemporary living spaces with fine finishes and upscale appointments. New models have recently opened for touring; stop by the community welcome center and the staff will help you plan your visit and provide a map. Captivating exterior designs, open-concept interiors, and abundant options for customization make finding your new home stress free. You can choose from David Weekley Homes, Plantation Homes, Highland Homes, Perry Homes, Trendmaker Homes, Taylor Morrison Homes, Chesmar Homes, Drees Homes, Lennar Homes, and Shea Homes. 

 

Community amenities are exceptional boasting a fitness center, conservatory, yacht, café, gaming area, and an amphitheater, plus sparkling pools and water play. Meridiana offers unique learning experiences for resident children through the Learning Labs and an excellent onsite elementary school. A junior high and high school will be serving Meridiana families very soon. Meridiana was recently named “Houston’s Best Amenities.” 

 

Come visit Meridiana’s Oasis Village and find out why this special community has earned the distinction: “Community of the Year.”

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June 13 2019

June Realtor of the month: Travis Pugh

by Erin

Dallas real estate agent Travis Pugh realtor of the month

Our June realtor of the month is Travis Pugh, real estate agent for Branding Iron Realty and our real estate market expert for Seagoville, TX.

 

Travis spent most of his younger years in Kaufman County, TX, and Crandall, Texas. During his over years in the real estate business, Travis has worked in several markets including San Antonio, Granbury, Houston, and the Dallas real estate market.

 

Travis Pugh's many years of experience and mentorship under several talented entrepreneurs have given him quite a few nuggets of wisdom that he has carried with him over time. “In order to achieve success, one must always remember, success is not a destination, but rather the journey.”

 

Are you in the market to purchase a new Dallas home for sale? If so, make sure to give Branding Iron Realty a ring and Travis will have you signing on the dotted line in no time!  

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June 7 2019

Deco at Cadence Park offers Luxury Condominiums in Orange County

by Erin

Deco At Cadence Park Kitchen in Organge County

Deco at Cadence Park by K Hovnanian Homes is the perfect new home community to create your summer memories in! Located in Irvine, California, this single family community offers new luxury detached condominiums packed with amenities that will wow you. Choose from 6 three-story home designs that come standard with gourmet kitchens, spacious bedrooms, and an open living space that is perfect for entertaining.

 

Be sure to view the Bellerose home design at Deco at Cadence Park.  This floor plan comes with 1,916 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a 3-car garage. It is filled with features that include a spacious owner’s suite with an oversized walk-in closet and luxury bath, a convenient second-floor laundry room, and a gorgeous gourmet kitchen with an island and large pantry. There is also a versatile bonus room that can be used as a home office or even a playroom for your children. The owner’s bath is reminiscent of an ultimate spa with its beautiful ceramic tile flooring and a luxurious spacious shower detailed with subway tile around. You’ll fall in love with the designer dual sink vanities with quartz countertops, elegant chrome light fixtures, and the raised white thermofoil cabinetry with plenty of room for toiletries. 

 

The features of this community go well beyond the walls of its floor plans. Deco at Cadence Park offers an amazing 7.7-acre park fit for all ages that includes a tot-lot. There is also a junior Olympic pool and trails perfect for a morning walk or a bike ride. Get even more active by taking advantage of the basketball court, play a game of shuffleboard, or a little volleyball. 

 

Check out the local attractions within arm’s reach of your new home such as Newport Beach where you can enjoy a relaxing day of swimming, surfing, fishing, and even a sunset cruise. Take advantage of the opportunity to shop at the nearby Irvine Spectrum Center with its major department stores, dining and entertainment venues.

 

You’ll find these amazing features, luxury amenities and so much more when you choose the esteemed homebuilder builder K. Hovnanian. If you are in search of a new home in Orange County this summer, schedule a visit with the sales office of Deco at Cadence Park to begin your road to home ownership.

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May 27 2019

Leander, TX: Named One of The Country’s BEST Towns for Small Families

by Erin

Children's spalsh zone at Carneros Ranch new home community

Leander, TX has been named as one of the best towns for small families in the entire country! How did humble Leander earn this distinction? Leander is not only a clean, modern, cozy enclave of sweet homes but also for location. Leander is just 28 miles from downtown Austin, which is close enough to your metro needs but still far enough away to enjoy the feeling of wide-open spaces. Wildlife thrives and nature abounds here; as do families! Carneros Ranch has been developed to give these lucky families a wonderful community of homes to choose from. Designed and built by two of the nation’s top builders, Lennar, and Wilshire Homes, you are sure to find the perfect place to settle with your family.

 

Carneros Ranch’s location gives you easy access to surrounding wonders: Lake Travis, Devine Lake Park, and numerous municipal parks and recreational facilities. Within Carneros Ranch, you’ll enjoy a The Carneros Ranch Amenity Center featuring a sparkling jr. Olympic-sized pool, a joyful children’s splash zone, and indoor and outdoor meeting and party facilities. 

 

Carneros Ranch offers gorgeous stately homes from the fine folks at Lennar and Wilshire Homes. Lennar Homes fulfills the promise of “everything is included.” All the upscale finishes and high-end touches are already built into the design. Wilshire Homes’ masterful use of light and space shines throughout their designs offering families a home-y, comfortable environment with a contemporary vibe you’ll love. Both builders have a range of plans available at Carneros Ranch so you can find just the right fit for you and your loved ones.

 

Leander, TX offers the perfect location for a growing family to stretch out and make memories. Carneros Ranch is here to give you the ideal home base from which to grow those memories. Come on home to Carneros Ranch.

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May 22 2019

Meridiana Features Homes from the Finest Builders Texas has to Offer

by Erin

new home by David Weekley Homes in Meridiana

The community of Meridiana offers a selection of brand new homes that includes something for everyone as well as every budget. Meridiana offers a catalog of dreamy models from the most respected home builders in the country. Whatever your needs or expectations, you will not be disappointed.

 

Plantation Homes are found in two different sections of Meridiana: Allegro Trails (near Freedom Field) starting from just $220,000 and Explorer’s Vale (near Galileo’s Lab, where science finds fun in the stars) with prices from the $290,000’s. 

 

Highland Homes offers a variety of price points. They can be found in several sections of Meridiana: Allegro Trails near Freedom Field, Zephyr Cove near Adventure Lake, and soon to be popping up at Royal Estates near Café Sol.

 

David Weekley Homes are budget-friendly, contemporary dwellings starting in the $250,000s. They can be found near beautiful Explorer’s Park.

 

Perry Homes are priced from the affordable $250,000’s. Your family can choose to be close to the entrance and Galileo’s Lab or across from Explorer’s Park.

 

Trendmaker Homes are to the left of the entrance and near to Galileo’s Lab. Price points there start at $250,000.

Taylor Morrison’s fine homes are centrally located and centrally-priced from the $260,000’s.

 

Shea Homes will be coming soon with lovely floor plans priced from the $280,000’s. They will be centrally located for easy access to the future high school, Galileo’s Lab, and Café Sol.

 

Lennar Homes are found on Discovery Drive right by Explorer’s Park. They are priced from the $290,000’s.

 

Chesmar Homes are not far from Galileo’s Lab. These homes are priced from the $290,000’s.

 

Drees Custom Homes start in the $340,000’s. They are in the Zephyr Cove section close to The Park at Adventure Lake.

 

All these award-winning builders offer timeless exterior designs, open-concept interiors, gorgeous finishes, and extensive opportunities for customization and personalization. Located just off the 288, 10 minutes south of Pearland, the Meridiana community is convenient to downtown Houston, Galveston, Sugarland, the airport, and Texas Medical Center. Stop in and visit with a professional home consultant to find your dreamy new home at Meridiana.

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May 10 2019

May Realtor of the month: Rob Bittle

by Erin

Rob Bittle Realtor of the Month in Sacramento

May’s realtor of the month is Rob Bittle, real estate agent for Realty One Group Complete and our Roseville and Rocklin, CA real estate market expert.

 

Rob has over 10 years of experience in the real estate industry which includes buying, selling, lending, marketing, and development. Going through the buying process with Rob Bittle by your side is a plus. Not only does he have general knowledge in the real estate industry, but Rob has also worked with many contractors and purchased several fixer-uppers, so he knows a thing or two about what to look for in a home. In his spare time, Rob enjoys officiating high school sports such as football, basketball, and girls’ softball.

 

At Realty One Group, Rob provides the tools needed for consumers to access the same information that real estate agents have in order to make the best decision possible during the buying process. Potential home buyers have the ability to find information such as photos, features, asking price, and the home’s specific details, as well as narrow down their search with an advanced search to save time. Home buyers also receive email updates with changes in price as well as new homes added to the Sacramento market and access to speak with a real estate agent to get all of their questions answered. 

 

If you are looking to settle into a new Sacramento home or sell your home, contact Rob Bittle and his team of experienced real estate agents to fulfill all of your home buying and selling needs. 

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May 3 2019

Decrease Your Carbon Footprint at Palmera by Brandywine Homes

by Erin

Kitchen at los angeles new home at Palmera

The new community of Palmera by Brandywine Homes is a new development of family-friendly townhomes offering maintenance free living in Baldwin Park, CA. Conveniently located near the 10, 605, and 210 Freeways, Palmera allows easy access to shopping at Plaza West Covina, Target, and Vons, as well as local parks and recreation for the entire family such as Vineland Drive-In Theatre, The Baldwin Park Aquatics Center, and Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area. Continue your education or enroll your soon to be adults at nearby Azusa Pacific University or Cal State LA. Create memories and so much more in at your new residence at Palmera.

 

This community offers 3 open home designs with a maximum of 4 bedrooms and 3.5 appointed bathrooms. The homebuilder, Brandywine Homes offers you the opportunity to personalize your home with several upgrade options to make your new house a home. Some of the must-have features included at Palmera are the Spanish architecture, Dal One Quartz® countertops with integrated sinks, and Truss Joist® floor system. Enjoy a gorgeous gourmet kitchen with a Whirlpool® stainless steel Energy Star® dishwasher, a built-in Whirlpool® microwave oven, and Dal One Quartz® countertops with 6” backsplash throughout.

 

Decrease your carbon footprint while saving a few dollars along the way with an energy efficient home. Brandywine Homes has thought of it all with water-efficient faucets, auto shut-off motion sensors in all baths, laundry, and the garage, as well as water efficient toilets. There is also insulation in the ceiling areas and exterior walls and dual glazed white vinyl windows with Low-E glass.

 

Brandywine Homes was established in 1994 by founder Jim Barisic with the plan to help revitalize established neighborhoods and convert underutilized and often run-down space into needed housing. Over the years, Brandywine Homes has created new home communities located near opportunities for employment and extended families in Southern California. Brandywine’s mission is to rebuild older cities, provide a new home option, provide integrity in partnerships, and valuing resources. Be sure to purchase your Los Angeles new home with a home builder you can trust at Palmera by Brandywine Homes.

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