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DFW Homebuyers Choosing Convenience of Townhome Living

With home prices on the rise in Dallas-Fort Worth, DFW homebuyers are turning to the affordability and convenience of townhome living. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, empty nester couple or a family looking for a new home in DFW, CB JENI Homes builds desirable townhome designs in the most coveted locations across the metroplex. Want to learn more about the benefits of townhome living? CB JENI has compiled the top perks of living in our townhome communities.

Help Available for Homebuyers with Student Debt

Are you in the market for a new home or townhome in Dallas but concerned that your student loan debt will make it difficult to balance all of your expenses? New policies announced this year by Fannie Mae can help borrowers refinance their debt and potentially qualify for a lower mortgage rate. Fannie Mae says the solutions provide three flexible payment solutions to future and current homeowners and, in turn, allow lenders to serve more borrowers.

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.

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.

McKinney Ranch is Officially Open!

CB JENI Homes is both excited and proud to announce the opening of our second community in McKinney, TX – McKinney Ranch! To get everyone just as excited as we are about this, here’s some information on this wonderful community of townhomes in McKinney, TX. Convenient Location McKinney Ranch is located on McKinney Ranch Parkway with easy access to the Sam Rayburn Tollway and HWY 75. This means that residents will be able to quickly travel in any direction to reach major employment centers, fabulous dining, shopping and nightlife. The community is also surrounded by many grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Market Street.

Plano, TX Named One of 2016’s Top Cities for Families

Being Plano homebuilders, CB JENI Homes is ecstatic to announce that in a recent WalletHub study, Plano, Texas was named one of 2016’s top cities for families! Plano was ranked third out of the 150 U.S. cities that were analyzed. Here are the areas where Plano ranked the highest! Highest Median Family Salary Ranking behind Scottsdale, AZ, Plano, Texas had the second highest median family salary. This is partially due to all the new big businesses that are beginning to set up headquarters in Plano such as Frito-Lay, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. and the much-anticipated Toyota plant.

Community Highlight: Villas at Los Rios in Plano, TX

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As Plano homebuilders, CB JENI Homes knows what homebuyers are looking for in a townhome. Here are the things you need to know about the pre-selling townhomes in the Villas at Los Rios in Plano, TX. The Location Located in Plano, TX, the Villas at Los Rios will be a great collection of CB JENI townhomes that will be perfect for any lifestyle. Plano is a great place to raise a family or enjoy life as an empty nester. Plano, TX has repeatedly been ranked as one of the best places to live by livability.com.

Community Highlight: McKinney Ranch in McKinney, TX

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CB JENI Homes is excited to announce that McKinney Ranch in McKinney, TX is now pre-selling some amazing townhomes! As McKinney homebuilders, CB JENI Homes knows that buyers like to know all about the neighborhood. So today, CB JENI Homes is going to tell you some of the things you need to know about McKinney Ranch. The Community Located in McKinney, TX, McKinney Ranch will truly be a great place to live for any family. From the family that’s starting to grow to empty nesters, McKinney Ranch will be perfect. Like all CB JENI Homes’ communities, McKinney Ranch will embrace the best parts of a lock-and-leave lifestyle. There will also be luxurious amenities within the community.

5 Things to Look for in an Amenity Center

As DFW homebuilders, CB JENI Homes knows that homebuyers are looking for new homes in communities with great amenity centers. So, what makes a good amenity center? CB JENI Homes is sharing 5 things to look for in an amenity center in DFW Texas.

3 Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Your Townhome

It’s February and Valentine’s Day is almost here. Restaurants are starting to fill up with reservations and love is in the air. This year, you should try something different than going out to dinner and try enjoying that special day in your CB JENI Home. If you’re having a hard time thinking about what to do, here are 4 ideas on how to spend Valentine’s Day in your CB JENI townhome.

CB JENI Townhomes Coming Soon to North Richard Hills

One of the newest up and coming hotspots, Home Town is one of CB JENI Homes' luxury townhome communities in North Richland Hills. Each property features new home designs with expansive floor plans and sleek interior layouts nestled in a beautiful neighborhood. Townhome living itself offers residents the perfect combination of convenience, safety and comfort that make it an attractive option for prospective buyers. Care-Free Maintenance & Landscaping Are you the kind of person that dreads those Saturday afternoons reserved for trimming the lawn and making those repairs around the property? Townhomes don’t come with that kind of headache. For Home Town residents, the front area is well maintained by the local homeowner association and all-in-all requires very minimal upkeep on your part.

New Richardson Homes in Brick Row Community

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Brick Row is the newest standard of luxury living from CB JENI Homes. These beautifully designed Richardson homes set the standard for superior craftsmanship and amazing detail, featuring both one and two-story floor plans with multiple customizable options that suit your personality and lifestyle. Rest assured, Brick Row homes offer plenty of space for family gatherings or those occasional dinner parties. If the need arises to soak up the sun and enjoy some fresh air, our local residents have the freedom to run and play at the Community Park and Playground. Along with other amenities and attractions that come with the benefits luxury living, a lavish community pool and cabana is available for Brick Row residents whenever you need a cool escape from the infamous Texas summer heat.

Honoring the Memory of Ebby Halliday

“I just loved the vibrancy of the city. I truly thought I had died and gone to heaven.” That’s what Ebby Halliday thought when she first stepped off the train in 1938 and looked at Dallas, the place she would come to call her new home. If her name doesn’t ring a bell, you are still sure to have heard of her prospering business. You have probably driven passed one of her offices or advertisements—and you have certainly seen the signs in front yards. She was the founder of Ebby Halliday REALTORS® and a valued inspiration to the Dallas community. She passed away Tuesday, September 8, at the age of 104. Ebby was born in a little town called Leslie, Arkansas in March of 1911. However, she wasn’t always named Ebby Halliday. Her birth name was Vera Lucille Koch. By the time her foot stepped on to Dallas soil, she went by Ebby Halliday and first made her living by selling women’s hats. She quickly gained success catering to the wealthy women of Dallas.

CB JENI Homes Area Spotlight: Frisco Square

CB JENI Homes is currently pre-selling in The Canals at Grand Park, a new master planned community located in Frisco, TX! Not only will residents be able to enjoy the variety of unique amenities that this new community has to offer, but they will also be conveniently located near many area amenities as well, including Frisco Square. What To Expect at Frisco Square With Frisco Square being a multi-generational development, visitors have access to a unique range of shops, restaurants and entertainment options. What visitors love most about Frisco Square is that there really is something for everyone. Whether it’s catching the latest movie at Cinemark Next Gen-XD Theater, enjoying a sporting event across Main Street at Toyota Stadium or indulging in something sweet at POParella’s Gourmet Popcorn and Treats or Dimples Cupcake Factory, there are always fun things to do in Frisco Square.

Top 3 Reasons Why Families Are Saying Yes to Walkable Communities

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Walkable communities are becoming increasingly popular as more people desire the convenience of walking or biking to work, the store, and other places as opposed to driving. This is not a trend started by a certain age demographic, but rather singles, families, and retirees alike have gotten behind these types of areas. The following are the top 3 reasons why people are so attracted to walkable communities when considering where to purchase a brand new home. Shorter commutes There is a growing number of individuals, both younger and older, who are willing to give up larger single family lots for smaller homes closer in proximity to amenities, stores and businesses. Having the ability to walk to the store, gym, or work gives residents the option to spend their time doing other things they love instead of sitting in a car.

The Secret to Choosing the Best Homebuilder in Carrollton

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Selecting the right homebuilder in Carrollton for your needs is the most important step in the homebuilding process. Every homebuyer has a unique vision and set of needs, and therefore finding a builder that will be able to reflect those needs in a new home is vital to the buyer’s overall satisfaction. Luckily, we have proven ways to help you find the right homebuilder for you. 1. Think of your needs Do you have a specific type of home you are looking for, or a price range you need to stay within? Start here. Looking into your finance options, maximum loan amount and monthly payments will help you know your buying power and what you can afford in a mortgage. Define your needs to weed out any homebuilders who cannot provide what you are looking for.

CB JENI Homes Now Located in TWO Carrollton Communities

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CB JENI Homes is now located in two beautiful Carrollton communities, Mustang Park and Raiford Crossing. Home prices for both communities range from the mid $200’s to the mid $300’s. Living in Carrollton gives you access to endless entertainment, dining, and shopping options. Being in the heart of Dallas, you’ll have easy access to Plano, downtown Dallas, major highways, and both major airports in the area. Let’s take a deeper look at these communities. Mustang Park This community is located in a highly desirable area of Carrollton. It will offer several lifestyle amenities including a pool. Some nearby attractions include The Shops at Willowbend, The Shops at Legacy, Top Golf, iFly, and Stonebriar Centre mall. Children will attend Lewisville ISD school, including Indian Creek Elementary, Arbor Creek Middle School, Hebron 9th Grade Center School, and Hebron High School.

Experience Premier Shopping In Dallas at Nebraska Furniture Mart

Texas has recently welcomed the biggest furniture store, Nebraska Furniture Mart, to our Lone Star State. The 565,000 square foot store not only has the largest selection of home furnishings, flooring, appliances and electronics but also offers their customers the best deals in the United States. If you haven’t already been to the unbelievable furniture store, take a look at a sneak peek of their showroom below!