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Spring Party DIY Home Tips

Spring is in full bloom in McKinney, TX! Since CB JENI Homes’ open-concept townhomes in McKinney are perfect for entertaining, you may feel inspired to throw a party to celebrate the changing seasons. Here are a few do-it-yourself home design ideas that would be perfect for a spring party.

Fight Hunger One Bowl at a Time

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CB JENI Homes loves getting involved in charitable events around our communities, and we encourage all of our homeowners to do that same. One of the biggest upcoming events near our many townhomes in McKinney is Empty Bowls McKinney. Here’s some more information on this event that you’ll surely want to take part in at the end of this month: When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Where: McKinney Performing Arts Center What Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

How Social Media is Changing Home Design

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It comes as no surprise that social media has shaped our society. Now, homeowners have access to thousands of great home design ideas and can even share their own ideas and experiences with other homeowners. Here’s CB JENI Homes’ guide to some of the top social media outlets that are changing the way people decorate their new townhomes. Facebook Not only are there Facebook pages from well-known publications that offer home design ideas like Better Homes and Gardens and HGTV, but there are also hundreds of smaller pages that can cater to more specific tastes. Facebook also allows users to create groups where they can go to share their ideas and get advice from others.

The Hunt for the Best Easter Sunday Brunch

The traditional Easter lunch or dinner can require a lot of planning and time in the kitchen, but fortunately, there are plenty of restaurants in DFW serving fabulous Easter brunches! To help you find some of the best brunch spots near CB JENI Homes’ new townhomes in Plano, here are a few places you’ll certainly want to check out.

Best Places to Eat and Drink in Plano, TX

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CB JENI Homes has been building new townhomes in Plano because we know that homebuyers want to live in cities where there is always something to do. Just to give you an idea of what this city has to offer, here are some of the best places to eat and drink in Plano, TX. Vickery Park Located on the main drag of historic downtown, Vickery Park offers an extensive draft list and classic bar food, such as wings and tacos. Their brunch makes this spot extra popular on the weekends, as does the relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. If you’re into art, this venue is worth the visit because they also sell a lot of the artwork on display.

Guide to Historic Downtown McKinney

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It’s no secret that McKinney, TX is one of the best places to live in the DFW area. What is it that makes this town so charming? Many would argue that it’s the beautiful, historic downtown McKinney. Here’s our guide of some of the best places to see, fun things to do and delicious places to eat in historic downtown McKinney. Hugs Café Those who dine at Hugs Café are guaranteed to leave with full bellies and hearts! The food and service are spectacular. The mission of this quaint restaurant is to create an inviting place for employees with special needs to train and work while being provided dignity, self-worth and developing respect in the community. Come visit Hugs Café and help them change lives one hug at a time!

CB JENI Builds in Communities in Top School Districts in Texas

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In a recent Niche study, many of the major school districts in Texas were evaluated and then ranked from best to worst. Well, CB JENI Homes is proud to say that many of the cities we build in had their school districts rank fairly high. Most notably Plano ISD and Allen ISD – with Plano ISD being ranked fifth overall and Allen ISD being ranked eleventh! Here are some key things to know about these exceptional North Texas school districts.

How to Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in DFW

Saint Patrick’s Day is a little over a week away! Now is the time to decide how to celebrate the greenest holiday of the year! CB JENI Homes is sharing a few ways to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day near our new townhomes in DFW. Go All Green Whether it’s just a fun shirt, or full body paint, don’t forget to dawn your greenest apparel to avoid being pinched on St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t let the green stop at your clothes though. Decorate your home with these green and gold home design ideas. Make sure to enjoy some green beer and maybe even some green cuisine. You can also go environmentally green and have an eco-friendly St. Patrick’s Day!

4 Fun Activities in Plano, Texas

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The number of fun activities in Plano, TX is virtually endless! It’s immensely easy to stay active in this great city. Here are some of the most fun activities that’ll get your blood pumping near our new townhomes in Plano! 1. CrossFit Starting off our list is the well-known CrossFit. These high-intensity training sessions aren’t for the faint of heart, and we would recommend that people do this type of training only if they are already in healthy shape. To get involved with a CrossFit gym near you, try the CrossFit Alpha 1 Athlete in Plano, TX.

CB JENI Builds in 2017’s Best Cities to Buy a Forever Home

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Our new townhomes in DFW are in highly sought after locations that are meant to be a homeowner’s forever home! Here are the four cities that CB JENI Homes builds in and that were highly ranked as being the best places to buy a forever home. Allen, TX Ranked as the fourth best city to buy a forever home, Allen, TX is a city for those who like to get out and do things! Truly a hot bed of fun activities both indoors and out, Allen has more than 50 hike and bike trails and more than two dozen recreation centers. If you want to be at this epicenter of fun, you’re in luck! CB JENI Homes is working on a new community of townhomes in Allen, TX called Montgomery Ridge. Townhomes here will start from the $270s.

Fun Things to Do in McKinney, TX

CB JENI Homes has three different communities of townhomes in McKinney all surrounded by all kinds of entertainment! Here’s a list of some of the fun things to do in McKinney, TX. Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary Explore the beauty of nature at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. They feature compelling exhibits, extensive collections, and gardens which teach children about the natural world. Their current exhibit – Dinosaurs Live!­­ – featuring a 49-foot T-Rex and nine life-size animatronic dinosaurs, will be open to the public through February 19th.

CB JENI Homes offers Quick Move In Homes in Prime Locations

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CB JENI Lifestyle Homes is opening several inventory homes to tour this weekend. Known throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area as the premier townhome builder, they have been recognized for their innovative designs and quality construction which exceeds buyer expectations. From Noon-6 p.m., visit any of their communities located in Plano, Carrollton, McKinney and Arlington, as well as North Richland Hills. Homes range from 1,500 square feet to almost 2,300 square feet and offer the latest in designer upgrades. CB JENI’s award-winning townhomes are designed to fit the needs of today’s busy lifestyles. The architects worked to create unity between rooms to match the popular open-concept living style. Homeowners will feel as if they have freedom to personalize their space and room function.

Why is Location Important When Looking for a New Townhome?

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Everyone knows the saying about real estate – “It’s all about location, location, location.” But do you know why location is so important? Today, CB JENI Homes is going to share a few reasons why location is essential when you start looking at new townhomes. Area Amenities When you move into a community in an excellent location, you’re surrounded by great area amenities that are never too far away! Many of our new townhomes are near major roads and highways which provide residents easy access to some of the best area amenities each city has to offer.

CB JENI Let’s Move: Question Two, Where Should I Buy?

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Once you’ve decided that you’re ready to make a move into a new home; the next big decision to make is where you should buy. As DFW homebuilders, CB JENI Homes wants to help you find the townhome that’s just right for you and your family. We’re answering this very important question, “Where should I buy?” The best place to buy will have all of these great qualities. Convenient Location Really playing into the “where” part of this question, you want to choose a townhome that is in a convenient location. Every single one of CB JENI Homes’ communities are in outstanding locations that offer convenient access to the best things the cities have to offer!

Attractions to Explore in McKinney, TX

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CB JENI Homes builds in multiple communities in McKinney, TX that are strategically located near many of the city’s biggest attractions. Here are a few of our favorite things to do that are located near our townhomes in McKinney! MPAC The Multiple Purpose Arts Center has many events going on throughout the month. The year-round events range from holiday concerts, theatrical performances, dance classes, and more! Tickets and season subscriptions for the productions can be purchased on their website. The venue is known for its enormous restored 1929 organ. If you happen to be in the area, make sure to check it out!

CB JENI Let’s Move: Question One, Is Now the Right Time to Move?

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One of the hardest questions to answer is when you should move. You want to plan it all out and make sure that you’re doing it just right. If you’re looking at the possibility of moving and need to find the right home, then take a look at the modern townhomes by CB JENI Homes. Today, we’re sharing a few ways that you’ll know if it’s the right time to move. You Want a Change in Scenery Sometimes the sign is as simple as wanting a change in scenery. It can be easy to grow tired of seeing the same streets and neighborhood for tens of years, so if you’re looking for a change in scenery, CB JENI Homes has got you covered. We have a variety of beautiful communities throughout the best parts of North Texas.

Holiday Home Design Ideas

It’s finally time to dig your favorite winter decorations out of storage! Recruit your family to help and let the creativity flow. Don’t worry, there is no wrong way to decorate your modern townhome for the upcoming holidays. Let your individual taste and style shine with these one-of-a-kind holiday home design ideas from CB JENI Homes!

Community Highlight: Courts at Sloan Creek in Fairview, TX

Fairview, TX is a great city for those looking to take a step back from all the hustle and bustle of the big city, but still want to enjoy all the luxuries of living in a happening area. CB JENI Homes is opening a new community of townhomes in Fairview called Courts at Sloan Creek. Here’s what you need to know about this great community! Lock and Leave Lifestyle Just as it is with all CB JENI Homes, Courts at Sloan Creek offer a lock and leave lifestyle that’s perfect for people constantly on the go. All of the townhomes require little maintenance and the landscaping is maintained by the community. So whether your kids have you constantly on the go, or you and your spouse are retired and enjoy traveling a lot, these new townhomes in Fairview are right for you.

How to Cook a Great Thanksgiving for Two

While Thanksgiving is traditionally done with a big group of people and our open floor plans can easily accommodate a decent sized gathering, there’s no reason you can’t have a quaint Thanksgiving for two! The modern townhomes from CB JENI Homes are perfect for such an event. Now, if you’re unsure on what or how to cook a whole Thanksgiving meal for just two people, here is some advice. You Don’t Have to Cook a Full Turkey A whole turkey is a lot of meat, and even the smallest turkey you may find will still be 10 – 12 pounds. Instead, opt for just cooking turkey breasts or legs. If you still want a whole bird and aren’t set on having turkey, you can always try something smaller like Cornish hens, pheasant or even duck.

Community Highlight: Stonegate in McKinney, TX

Construction is currently underway at Stonegate in McKinney, TX! The new townhomes in McKinney from CB JENI Homes will be downright breathtaking. Here are some of the things you should know about Stonegate in McKinney, TX. Location Stonegate is set just north of Dallas in the heart of McKinney, TX. McKinney is the second most populated city in the DFW region and 19th most populated city in Texas. The CB JENI townhomes are easily accessible as they are located right off the Sam Rayburn Tollway and Highway 75. This provides residents easy access to all cities within the metroplex. Dallas Love Field Airport and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport are located roughly 30 miles away and provide a convenient and central mode of travel to residents.