Last Chance at Mira Lagos!

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Posted on 3rd April 2015 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Grand Openings |Real Estate News

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Mira-Lagos_webThe time is NOW to pick your homesite at Mira Lagos! Las Brisas is the final phase at this prestigious, master planned community and once these lots are gone there will be no more new home opportunities here.

This new phase offers cul-de-sac, greenbelt and lake view lots within a beautiful stone and iron fence. Not to mention that this is the only phase in Mira Lagos that includes an exclusive, private gated section. This particular Grand Homes neighborhood features a pocket park, a vista park and a linear park with homesites backed to a trail system.

A few of the amenities at this fantastic community include playgrounds, swimming pools, three amenity centers, ponds and hike and bike trails – some of which lead right to the lake! As if living on the shores of Joe Pool Lake doesn’t already supply plenty of recreation opportunities, Mira Lagos has great clubs and activities for residents including Girl’s Night Out, a poker club and more!

Entrance FeatureMira Lagos is located within the highly sought-after Mansfield School District and is centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth. Grand Homes here currently run from the $300s to $500s and feature our unique, semi-custom open floorplans that boast 3 to 6 bedroom options and run from approximately 2080 to 5345 square feet. We’re sure to have something that will meet your family’s needs!

Don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity. Give us a call at 972-387-6087 to set up a private tour or visit GrandHomes.com for more information!

New Year, New Community!

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Posted on 2nd January 2015 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Grand Openings |Real Estate News

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chadwick-retouchxxHappy New Year and welcome to The Ridge at Indian Creek! Our newest luxury community is located at the corner of Old Denton Road and Carrollton Parkway in Carrollton.

The Ridge offers single-family, open floor plan homes with granite countertops, wood floors, vaulted ceilings and customizable LifeSpaces. Our unique and dramatic floor plans are the most energy-efficient in the area with all of our homes boasting the official Energy Star logo. This ensures that our homeowners will receive savings on energy bills without sacrificing performance, features or comfort.

The Ridge BIG-01Not only are our homes fabulous, but so is the location! A one-acre neighborhood park will supply hours of easy access fun for resident children. There are plenty of opportunities for golfing near-by and Lewisville Lake, shopping and entertainment are close at hand. Plus, easy access to Highway 121 will get you anywhere in DFW in a snap.

Carrollton has been named one of SafeWise’s 50 Safest Cities in Texas, ranked #4 in Economic Development by Dallas Business Journal and was listed the 3rd Best Place to Live in America by Areavibes among plenty of other awards and accolades. What’s not to love?

Don’t miss out on Pre-Grand Opening pricing! Make an appointment to come see our re-engineered floor plans today by calling 972-387-6087.

2014 Energy Star Market Leader

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Posted on 22nd April 2014 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Real Estate News

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estarGrand Homes has been recognized as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader for our commitment to ensure that our homes are energy efficient.

To receive this award, our homes must meet strict guidelines for energy efficiency set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that require an integrated approach to design combined with tried-and-true best building practices. Upon completion, each home must undergo third-party inspection of energy performance to guarantee that it is at least 30% more efficient than typical new homes built today.

We have taken the next step in building the best home for our customers by using only the best materials for our homes including radiant barrier roof decking, 2 x 6 wall construction rather than 2 x 4, 16 SEER HVAC systems, vinyl Low E windows, R-38 Ceiling insulation and more! All of this so our customers can experience lower utility bills, higher resale value and a greater comfort level knowing their home is protecting the environment.

In the past year, we have contributed to 509 ENERGY STAR certified homes being added to the market. This is equivalent to eliminating the emissions from 181 vehicles, saving 923,835 lbs of coal and planting 713 acres of trees.

Visit grandhomes.com for more information on our award winning homes.

Model Home For Sale in Grand Prairie

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Posted on 19th September 2013 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Real Estate News

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Ever dream of owning a model home with all the designer finishes and selections already picked out? Now is your chance! Grand Homes has our Westchester model home in Grand Prairie for sale now! Situated on a premium oversized corner home site, be the envy of the neighborhood with fabulous landscaping, great curb appeal and a home loaded with designer features.

This Grand Homes model home is 3,579 square feet and has 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths and 4 livings including a vaulted family room, formals, an upstairs game room and media room. Originally priced at $465,250, this home is now reduced and is being offered at $395,900.

The backyard is a dream setting with plush landscaping and a swimming pool with two water features. Entertain friends and family in the vaulted family room open to the kitchen. The family room features a fireplace with cast stone surround that soars to the 2 story ceiling. Tons and tons of hardwood floors from the front entry through the formals, family room, kitchen and even the master retreat! Grand Homes included all the luxury amenities that buyers want like wrought iron staircase, thick moldings and modern lighting.

The gourmet kitchen in this Grand Homes model features chef’s features like the GE stainless steel solid gas range with griddle, stainless refrigerator, granite slab countertops, huge island with pendant lighting, open breakfast bar and tumbled marble backsplash. This is the heart of the home that guests will fall in love with!

The master retreat has a second fireplace, wood floors and a separate door that leads to the backyard and pool. The spa-like master bath has gorgeous tile work, a frameless separate shower with intricate deco tiles and stained cabinetry with granite slab vanities and clean under mount vanity sinks.
The kids will love the upstairs with the game room, snack bar & media room with sconce lights and surround sound speakers with flat screen TV wiring.

Westchester in Grand Prairie is walking distance to the exemplary rated Reagan Middle School and is also within the exemplary Powell Elementary School. Great shopping and restaurants are just down the street. Newly built shopping centers with movie theatre and grocery stores are just blocks away. This family friendly neighborhood also has views of Joe Pool Lake and gorgeous sunsets! This is the the perfect location for families that work in either Dallas or Ft. Worth with the easy access to I20 and 360.

Convenient location, great shopping and exemplary schools – what more could you ask for? Now is the perfect time to buy this beautiful new home. There is only one model per neighborhood, make it yours! This home is being shown by appointment only. Please call 214-247-4101 to schedule the best time to see this beautiful model home!

Harrington Mills Grand Opening!

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Posted on 8th May 2013 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Grand Openings |Homebuyer Tips |Real Estate News

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We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of our latest model at Harrington Mills in Plano! We are so excited to offer homes in this family friendly neighborhood in highly sought after Plano ISD.  With the choice of executive or estate sized lots, we are able to offer a large selection of homes to fit everyone’s needs.

This model features several award-winning designs that make our homes unique, such as Life Spaces, children’s retreats and wine cellars, as well as our signature features, such as an open floor plan and old-world inspired stonework. This stunning home is rich with dark wood tones on the floor and ceiling, and has the perfect amount of interesting detailing throughout to keep your eye moving. (more…)

Fourth HOPE Home: That’s a Wrap!

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Posted on 10th April 2013 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Homebuyer Tips |Real Estate News

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The HOPE House is officially complete! Last Thursday afternoon we held the Dedication Ceremony and Luncheon at the HOPE House homesite in Little Elm, TX.  Due to chilly, overcast weather the ceremony was held indoors, but it allowed for a more intimate and congregated setting perfect for celebrating the completion of such a thoughtful home, and for honoring all of the tremendous work Grand Homes and its’ trade partners accomplished in order to help those in need.  It was great to see all of the support for the completed project as several members of the community, city delegates and vendor reps came out for the event. (more…)

Homeowner Tax Breaks

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Posted on 25th February 2013 by Grand_Homes in Homeowner Tips |Real Estate News

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It’s tax time again. The time of year when everyone is gathering W2s, 1099s and other financial documents from the past year to not only prepare for filing their taxes, but to determine how much can be saved through deductions and credits. Home and mortgage related expenses are one of the biggest ways to save money when filing, but we know it can be difficult and a little overwhelming to know exactly what and how you may be eligible for certain tax breaks. Since we want to help you get the most out of your tax refund, here are eight ways homeowners can benefit from the tax system. (more…)

Great News in Wylie!

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Posted on 20th December 2012 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Homebuyer Tips |Real Estate News

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Many of the people drawn to Wylie are there because of it’s great schools, rural charm and close proximity to two of the largest lakes in the DFW area- Ray Hubbard and Lavon.  It is also one of the safest and most rapidly developing cities in the metroplex.  What’s not to like?

But, while it may be an ideal place for growing families who love outdoor recreation,  those things combined generally makes for a lot of STUFF.  You have kid stuff, household stuff, sports stuff,  lawn stuff, cars, boats, four-wheelers and other toys that require space and storage options.  Where is it going to go??

We have a solution.  Grand Homes has released a brand new line of homes that were designed specifically and exclusively for our customers in Wylie!  These homes will not only have extensive storage inside the home, they will all come  equipped with a 3 CAR GARAGE.  So now there is room for that new riding lawn mower you’ve been eying, and space for the jet ski you’re going to surprise your kids with for Christmas. Your days of cramped, cluttered and bursting-at-the-seams storage days are gone.

And this isn’t even the best news.  You can have a brand new, customizable, 3-car garage home for only $853 a month! Because as much as we want you to be comfortable in your home, we want you to be comfortable in your life.  Because we love you!  So don’t delay!  Call today or visit our model at Parkside – Wylie!

Americans on the Move

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Posted on 5th December 2012 by Grand_Homes in Dallas Real Estate |Homebuyer Tips |Real Estate News

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Joel Kotkin, a respected contributor to Forbes.com on urban issues, recently wrote an article about the migration patterns of Americans and where they are moving.  He predicts the population growth over the next few decades will be largely concentrated “to lower-cost, less regulated and generally less dense regions,” and because of this he places Texas as one of the biggest gainers.  What does this mean for Texas and other booming “Sun-Belt States?” Here are the highlights from the article.  (Here is the article in full).

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Housing Finally Contributing to GDP

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Posted on 1st November 2012 by Grand_Homes in Homebuyer Tips |Homeowner Tips |Real Estate News

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Friday’s report on U.S. economic growth confirms two emerging trends about the long-ailing housing sector: It is finally delivering a lift to the economy, but it is not delivering anywhere near the kind of boost that it traditionally has during a period of economic expansion.

Housing has now contributed positively to the nation’s gross domestic product in six straight quarters, which hasn’t happened since the housing bubble burst in 2006.

Residential fixed investment accounted for 0.33 percentage point growth in GDP during the third quarter, up from 0.19 percentage point in the second quarter and 0.03 percentage point in the year-ago quarter, the Commerce Department said on Friday.

Housing contributes to the economy in two key ways: the direct contribution to growth through home construction and improvements, and real-estate broker commissions, which is captured in the “residential investment” figures reported by Commerce.

But it also shapes consumer spending, through the so-called “wealth effect” (people may spend more when their homes rise in value because they feel richer, just as they might when stocks rise). Homeowners can also tap into the equity of their homes by taking out a home equity mortgage or through cash-out refinancing. (more…)

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