When families move to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, parents tend to be on top of their game with researching school districts and Frisco ISD is at the top of that list! CB JENI Lifestyle Homes is thrilled to have a new, coming soon, community in Frisco for our younger residents to receive the quality education they deserve.
Small School Philosophy of Frisco ISD
Although Frisco ISD is known as one of the fastest growing districts in Texas and the United States, they pride themselves on maintaining a small school philosophy. When the community expressed their desire towards having smaller schools, Frisco ISD listened and met their needs by providing neighborhood elementary schools and moderately sized middle schools and high schools. Even with the fast growth, their small school philosophy allows for a better learning environment, better teacher and student relationships, and more opportunities for students to participate in extracurricular activities in athletics, fine arts and more! Not to mention, Frisco ISD was named Best Communities for Music Education in 2013.
The Canals at Grand Park is CB JENI Lifestyle Homes newest up and coming community in Frisco, Texas! Offering a wide range of unique amenities, residents will love living in this stunning, well-rounded community.
The Canals At Grand Park Community
The Canals at Grand Park is 152 acres filled with beautiful parks and a unique vision of sustainability, allowing for neighborhoods to be well watered year round! This sophisticated urban style master-planned community will be located in the heart of Frisco, TX with plenty of mixed-use opportunities. The Canals at Grand Park will offer residents innovative townhome designs, retirement living, and single family & estate homes! Nestled alongside parks and scenic waterways, the new community will be the perfect place for residents to enjoy long walks, bike rides and socializing with family and friends.
CB JENI Lifestyle Homes has several communities near the brand new Nebraska Furniture Mart - opening soon in The Colony, TX. This 560,000-square-foot store will be known as the largest furniture store in the country and promises to provide the Dallas-Fort Worth consumer a one-of-a-kind shopping experience.
Nebraska Furniture Mart Opening Day
While an official opening day has not been set, Nebraska Furniture Mart has been hosting private events to test out the new store. Grand openings can be chaotic, especially in the Dallas-Forth Worth area. DFW is the fourth largest U.S market in the country. The store has tested a few “soft opening” to ensure they are ready to offer an exceptional experience before the grand opening. With 100,000 items available, from appliances to furniture to other major departments, customers could not be more excited for the Nebraska Furniture Mart to open this spring!
So you are thinking about relocating? For most, relocating can be a stressful event for you and your family, but it doesn’t have to be. CB JENI Lifestyle Homes wants to ensure your relocating experience is a successful one by providing you with a few useful tips to make your move less stressful.
1. Family Discussion
Having a discussion with your family about relocating can help reduce the stress that comes with moving your family. Discussing the reasons behind relocating and the process your family is about to go through is extremely important. This can help eliminate any fears your family might be having and also give you the chance to explain why relocating to a new city can be an exciting new adventure.
Are you constantly wondering why your energy bills are so high each month? There are many things that can contribute to your costly bill. Not to worry, CB JENI Lifestyle Homes is here to help you avoid high-energy bills with these 8 habits to start in your new home!
Appliances Around Your Home
1.Something as simple as only washing your clothes or the dishes when you have a full load can go a long way. If you have more than one load to do, be sure to wash and dry all at once, so your dryer isn’t completely cooled down.
2.Upgrade to an energy-efficient appliance when purchasing a new home, like your refrigerator, this will not only save you a lot of money in the long run but it’s good for the environment as well!
3.When having a spacious kitchen in your new home, there probably is a lot of cooking going on. Which also means using a lot of energy. Try grilling outside more often especially with the summer coming up; it’ll be the perfect weather for a grill out! If you are cooking inside, remember to always turn off the kitchen fans as soon as you’re done.
Living green has quickly become a way of life over the past several years and there are now plenty of ways to bring green living into your home. CB JENI Lifestyle Homes’ understands the importance of green living and would like to share a few tips to help get you started!
1. Start With Your Air Quality
Improving your indoor air quality is not only beneficial for the environment but for your health and well-being. Paint is a common culprit of indoor air pollution. Next time you’re thinking about re-painting your home, remember to always stay away from VOCs (volatile organic compound) in your paint products. You know that new paint smell? That’s the VOCs you smell! Many nasty chemicals are hidden in VOCs and off-gas particles into the air, which can cause skin irritation.
We all know the saying, “practice makes perfect” and this could not resonate more than when it comes to the safety of your home. There are many products you can purchase to protect your home, but utilizing and taking full advantage of these products is just as important. Try making a regular habit of practicing these 5 tips in order to protect your home:
1. Smoke Detectors
Did you know 97 percent of households have reported having a smoke detector but only 19 percent of the families actually test them on a quarterly basis? Knowing that you indeed do have a smoke detector in your home isn’t enough. Something as simple as testing your smoke detector every month or so, is crucial if a fire does ever occur.
Carrollton, TX is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With the city being diverse, cultured, and booming, it has consistently been known to rank as one of the best places to live in Dallas.
Energetic Residential Community
The city of Carrollton offers their residents the highest quality of life. With access to major North Texas highways, the premier residential communities are just a short commute away from downtown Dallas. With Carrollton maintaining a close-knit, neighborly atmosphere, it has become one of the best places to live in Dallas. Which is why the area has experience much growth year after year. Not to mention Carrollton’s flourishing business community is home to over 5,000 businesses.
Love Valentine’s Day? Why not start some new Valentine’s Day traditions this year that will give you and your family a lifetime full of memories to look back on!
1. Rethink Gifts
Countless of times we have been told, “It’s the thought that counts”, and it’s true. Anyone can buy a gift, it’s taking the time and effort into making a gift is what’s truly special. This year, try having everyone in the family make his or her own homemade gifts. Whether it is a letter of appreciation or a DIY project, get creative! This could be the start of a great new Valentine’s Day tradition.
CB JENI Lifestyle Homes is excited to officially celebrate the grand opening of its new townhome community, Mustang Park in Carrollton, TX! With townhomes ranging in the $230s-$300s, the new Mustang Park community will provide homebuyers with excellent accessibility to entertainment, award-winning schools and the biggest employers in the area including Toyota, FedEx, McAfee, Frito Lay and JC Penney. Homebuyer’s expectations will be surpassed by CB JENI Lifestyle Homes’ innovative townhome designs as well, and state of the art community facilities.
Homebuilders and desginers from around the world have gathered in Las Vegas this week for the 2015 NAHB International Builders Show displaying the latest kitchen and bath trends as well as many other home innovations throughout the industry. A “CES conference”, but focused on the home, IBS 2015 showcased almost 1,200 exhibitors ranging from appliances to lighting and more. CB JENI Homes is also excited about some new kitchen and bath features breaking into the market this year.
Walls That Make A Statement
Textures and colors that pop are no longer a daring designer’s move. The use of subtle textures that make a statement, such as Ann Sack’s use of relais, are now an indispensable aspect of every new home’s design.
Whether it’s your first townhome or you’ve gone through the process before, CB JENI Lifestyle Homes encourages you to be equipped with the right information when it comes to insurance. Buying a townhome is similar to buying a house in many ways, but there are some key differences that you should know so that you are prepared for any circumstances you may face in the future.
Where does the townhome association play a part?
This is perhaps the biggest difference between both types of insurance. Since most townhome communities are jointly owned by you and your neighbors, the Home Owners Association will be responsible for covering all of the exterior aspects of your new community. Some areas you won’t be responsible for are outside land, the building structure, and common areas.
In all its festivity, CB JENI Homes hopes you and your loved ones have had a wonderful start to the New Year. From new home communities to several available quick move-ins, 2015 will have plenty to offer to those looking for a new townhome in the Dallas area. Made up of an award winning team and upholding a commitment to quality, design and energy saving construction, CB JENI Homes hopes to get your new year started in a brand new home.
New Townhomes In High-Demand At Raiford Crossing In Carrollton
You may think the shopping season has passed, but in the home industry it’s just getting started with CB JENI Homes opening up a brand new location in the spring of 2015 in Carrollton, Texas. Raiford Crossing will offer luxurious townhome designs in one of Dallas’ most sought-after suburban areas—perfect for those who are relocating. Located centrally within the heart of the city and in proximity to various entertainment venues, this townhome community will also be a quiet escape offering beautiful parks and a family friendly environment.
CB JENI Lifestyle Homes is excited to announce the additon of the up and coming development Raiford Crossing which will bring along new townhomes in Carrollton, TX. With growing demand in the area for high quality townnhomes, CB JENI Lifestyle Homes is happy to provide a townhome community offering residents various area amenities and located in one of the most family-friendly areas in the metroplex.
If this is your first time buying a home, you may want to consider getting a first-time homebuyer loan or enrolling in the NACA or VA loan programs. Although these types of loans have a few limitations, there are several benefits that make the home-buying process less expensive and restrictive for first-time buyers. Did you fall in love with one of the brand new townhomes in a CB JENI Homes community, but this is your first time buying? See if you qualify for first-time homebuyer loans and programs.
The holiday season is the perfect time to come out to our Mustang Park community and get a taste of the local community with some awesome holiday activities going on in Carrollton, Texas. Santa and carolers will be taking over town, not to mention some parties and shows to catch along the way for this jolly month of December:
Nov. 6 to Dec. 24 - Visit Santa at the Ice Palace in Willow Bend Mall: Every year Willow Bend Mall puts together a beautiful winter wonderland featuring a 30-foot globe where visitors can come and take a picture with Santa.
When you think of house hunting you may not consider the holiday season as the friendliest time to shop around, but there are several benefits of shopping in the winter season that not everyone is aware of:
1. Less Competition
Summer time is usually the time when most families with children are shopping around for the perfect home since they prefer to move in before school starts. Shopping during the holiday season eliminates this competition and allows you to have an easier time securing your dream home.
2. Take Your Pick On Hidden Gems
Since off-season is when fewer listings come on the market, this makes it easier to spot the hidden gems that offer a mix of property benefits.
The new Brick Row community in Richardson, Texas is now in it’s third phase of construction! CB JENI Lifestyle Homes has several new floor plans to choose from, upholding the benefit of low-maintenance living and energy efficient construction techniques. All floor plans are two story models with the option of a Master bedroom downstairs and a range of two to three bedrooms.
Luxury Living In A Low-Maintenance Lifestyle
One of the best parts of living in a townhome is being part of a great Home Owners Association that will take care of anything from gardening to community maintenance, giving you more time to enjoy your community and your new home. The Brick Row community in Richardson also offers a stunning community pool, park, and playground for residents to kick back and relax or get some afternoon exercise. In addition, each CB JENI Lifestyle Homes provides the utmost quality in design with oversized cabinets, open living areas, walk-in closets, and stainless-steel appliances.
Texas universities are among the top in the country and thousands of students come from other states every year to attend one of the many colleges in the lone star state. However, with out of state tuition along with home costs rising every year, families have found that moving to Texas works to their advantage. Not only are families moving to Texas for the low housing market costs and increasing job opportunities, but also to take benefit from a more affordable tuition as their kids get ready to go to college in the future.
Forbes has ranked 30 Texas colleges on its most recent list of top colleges in the nation, in which Southern Methodist University ranks as the top university in Dallas:
There are many perks to living in a CB JENI Lifestyle Homes townhome community in the Dallas area that make trick or treating and celebrating this holiday with the little ones fun and safe for everyone! Whether you are planning to stay in or go out and join your neighbors, take a look at some of the benefits of celebrating Halloween in your new townhome community:
1. Close-Knit Community: Living in a CB JENI Lifestyle Homes townhome, gives you the opportunity to enjoy a smaller community that is ideal for young trick-or-treaters who you want to keep safe. Townhome owners are more likely to know their neighbors and keep an eye on everyone as they enjoy the Halloween festivities.