If you are looking to live in a community that connects you to the metroplex, Carrollton, Texas is the place for you. Not only is Mustang Park great for people who love the outdoors, but also for those who need to be close to major highways while still enjoying privacy in their home community. Shop at the Willow Bend Mall or take a stroll through the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. For those who want to get involved in the social scene and take advantage of two championship golf courses consider joining the Prestonwood Country Club, which is named one of the best country clubs in Dallas, Fort Worth.
Enjoy this beautiful spring weather on May 16 through the 18 with incredible live music performances and plenty of food, drinks and local art at the Wildflower Arts and Music Festival in Richardson, Texas! This festival, which started in 1993 as a small community event to celebrate the wild flowers blossoming throughout the city, today has become one of Richardson’s most anticipated musical events of the year.
This exciting event is great for the whole family with everything from a kidz korner, to jugglers, dancers, hula-hoops and a Flippenout performance featuring extreme trampoline stunts. An art guitar auction will also take place, which will serve to benefit the network of community ministries and the fine arts program in the secondary level of the Richardson Independent School District.
Our two-story townhomes located in the brand new Viridian community in Arlington, Texas are the perfect combination of space and functionality. The Tuscany model includes three bedrooms along with a comfortable upstairs game room serving as a casual relaxing area or whatever you imagine it to be. Among site-finished cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, the kitchen in this stunning model also provides an open area that is ideal for gathering with friends and family while sharing delicious meals. In addition, 2.5 baths incorporate a powder room for guests, while giving the master and upstairs bedrooms the privacy of their own bathrooms.
Spring is that time of the year where you can not only clean your townhome, but also add a few new decorative touches to renew and brighten different spaces. There are many ways to bring spring into your townhome, so maybe start by browsing some spring masterpieces that can spark your inspiration.
Color is a great way to brighten up and renovate a room, so whether you add a pop of color with an accent piece or splash some new paint on the walls, color is an easy way to incorporate this delightful season into your townhome.
Fresh flowers might seem obvious, but they are something we often forget to bring indoors to infuse natural smells and positive energy throughout the home.
Our brand new model home in the Pecan Park community located in McKinney, Texas has finalized construction and is ready for tours! There are several floor plans available for purchase including the Bristol, which features a 3 bedroom, 2 living room concept of 2,217 square feet. Take a look at our photo gallery and you will see the spacious design and luxury features of our new townhomes throughout the metroplex.
Realtors, home builders, and brokers sometimes get caught up in the pressure of having a presence on social media or setting up a good-looking website, but being a little more creative can lead to great results. Take the example of Joy Riley, a realtor from Providence, Rhode Island who decided it was not only important to showcase the homes she was selling, but also the community. She created simple, but well done videos that showcased her close-knit community in a way that attracts buyers into the area even before they consider a home.
Within short distance of major public transportation, the new Brick Row community in Richardson, Texas is growing and has now added the Sutherland and Callaway to its collection of floor plan options with park, pool, or creekside views!
The Callaway model offers plenty of space with 1,634 square feet and 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. This floor plan is priced at $234,990 and includes. An open kitchen facing into the family room downstairs, allowing for a comfortable seating and visiting area. There is also an attached 2 car garage providing the convenience of covered parking and optional storage space.
CB JENI Lifestyle homes, real estate professionals building new townhomes in Richardson, McKinney and Arlington, Texas, provide homeowners an overview of property tax exemptions.
What are homestead exemptions and can I benefit from them if I have a townhome or condo?
Homestead exemptions are a privilege given to homeowners who live in particular states and have a primary residence. Exemptions help you save money by adjusting the value of your property that would be taxed otherwise. So, if your home is valued at $400,000 and you qualify for a $20,000 exemption, your home would be taxed as if it was worth $380,000.In Texas, homestead exemptions are extended to those who are condominium and townhome owners as well. Some additional documents may be required, however, to prove that you own and reside in the state.
Our new communities are situated in some of the most prime locations in the metroplex. Not only is our newest community coming to McKinney, Texas, but we are also building in Richardson, Arlington, and Coppell, Texas which are perfect for settling down, raising a family, and commuting to work. Whether you are looking for an active community or access to major entertainment venues, CB JENI Lifestyle Homes has the variety of options you need.
If you are dreaming of a home that is low-maintenance but still feels as spacious as a house, the Zoe model in the Brick Row community is the perfect option. Not only does this floorplan include 3 bedrooms and 2 and a half bathrooms, but also a convenient garage.
In the downstairs area you will enter into a welcoming foyer that opens up into a beautiful living and dining room. The kitchen has a modern, grey-tiled island that can seat guests during any gatherings or serve as a comfortable breakfast area.
In case you haven’t heard of the new Viridian community in Arlington, Texas, let us enlighten you with the amazing features this community will offer its residents. Not only is Arlington conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth, providing a home for the biggest sports venues in the metroplex such as the AT&T Cowboys Stadium and the Rangers Ballpark, but imagine having the luxury of living connected to a beautiful outdoor community nestled on River Legacy Parks.
Designing in a townhome is no different than designing in a house. Everyone knows that if anything, designing in a smaller space (although our townhomes feel bigger than some houses) can be more challenging. We want to be able to feel cozy in our home regardless of its size but be careful, cozy can sometimes feel cramped if you don’t do it right. In 2014 have some fun in your new CB JENI home and don’t lag behind when it comes to the new, hot trends. Now that we are building in prime, new locations such as McKinney and Richardson, you will be able to take out the old and bring in the best to your new home.
It’s no news that technology is becoming more and more substantial in any business but in real estate, technology is something that realtors can really take to the next level. With this new year there are many new gadgets and applications to take advantage of, so do not lag behind your competition and get up to speed with some tech trends you can incorporate into your sales strategies. Among the most interesting and applicable tech trends, 3-D environments is something that can really help the consumer and give them an extra reason to contact you faster. Other tech trends you have probably seen before or are using already. Nonetheless, 2014 is the year to try out some new technology because in the end you have nothing to loose, instead you only have exciting things to learn to make your business even better!
As we roll into the new year, you may be setting some goals not only for yourself, but also for your wallet. Whether you want the stability of owning a home and settling into a community, or if your pocket is calling for a downsize, this is the perfect time to consider townhome living!
CB JENI?snew townhomes in McKinney, Texas, are now available in the pleasant community of Pecan Park! This week?s featured floor plan is ?Brandywine.? Within its 1,437 square feet, this two-story, two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath floor plan also includes soaring ceilings and spacious rooms.Located upstairs on the second floor, the luxurious master suite boasts a large, attached master bath complete with two sinks and generous counter space
Dallas-based townhome builder CB JENI Lifestyle Homes is approaching the closeout of their popular Coppell, Texas, townhome community,Villas at Lake Vista.Currently, there are only six available townhomes that remain – some of which will be completed shortly after the first of the new year.Plan a visit and you will find that every aspect of this community helps to foster a convenient lifestyle. Its prime location is within minutes of major employers, top hospitals and medical centers, and endless retail and entertainment options.Inside this flourishing community are new two-story townhomes which boast award-winning designs and offer low-maintenance living.
Selling your home may be the largest financial decision you will ever have to make; and selling in order to downsize to a convenientnew townhomecan be challenging regardless of the time of the year.Combine this fact with a tough real estate market and you have a recipe for stress. Though it may be taxing there is no reason to make the sale of your home any more difficult than it needs to be.OverpricingThis is a difficult hurdle for many home sellers to get over, especially if it is their first time selling a home. You loved your home and also may have also purchased it at a price that later proved to be fleeting (such as at the height of the housing bubble).
One of the best aspects of owning a townhome is the ?lock and leave? lifestyle it affords people. With the holiday season approaching, consider these tips to keep your home safe and secure (and remain worry free) while traveling:Request help from a neighbor: Inform your neighbor when you will be on vacation and ask them to watch your townhome while you are away. Have them also collect your mail and newspapers to reduce any signs that make it obvious no one is home.Avoid vacation announcements: It?s understandable that you?re excited to travel for the holidays, but avoid advertising it on Facebook and Twitter. Posts similar to ?can?t wait to be in New York? and ?on the road? can tip off burglars that your home is unoccupied.
Rent orbuy?This question has likely crossed the minds of most adults at some pivotal stage of their lives. Although this is a common decision to have to make, financial experts almost always reply with the same answer: buy.One major benefit is the tax deduction of the amount of interested paid toward a home mortgage.But there are other compelling reasons as well:In 2010, the Federal Reserve determined the median net worth of a household was $77,300. (Results for 2013 will not be available until early 2015.)
After spending more than a decade looking after others, many parents welcome adjusting back to a life of their own – especially when it?s simplified!Empty nesters choose townhomes because they seek convenience and simplicity with privacy a detached home provides.They are also attracted to reduced interior and exterior maintenance. Builders recognize this desire and design homes specifically to the needs and lifestyle of an empty nester.