Winter Home Maintenance Tips

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While the weather hasn’t gotten too cool yet, winter is quickly approaching in DFW! Get your home ready by reviewing Normandy's list of winter home maintenance tips.

The Benefits of Buying a New Home in DFW

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If you're starting your home search in Dallas-Fort Worth, you may wonder if buying a new home is better than a pre-owned home. And, with numerous options out there, it can be overwhelming for homebuyers to narrow down their search.

Community Highlight: Spicewood at Craig Ranch in McKinney

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McKinney, TX is a vibrant city with great parks, a coveted Historic Downtown Square and amazing communities to call home. Normandy Homes is excited to announce they will build modern patio home designs in a second neighborhood at Craig Ranch in McKinney: Spicewood. In addition to Watters Branch, Spicewood at Craig Ranch offers unapparelled area amenities in a booming location near major employment centers and top entertainment venues. Beginning in September, Normandy Homes will begin building a diverse array of two-story floorplans in Spicewood at Craig Ranch, including sought-after plans featuring the master bedroom on the first floor.

Community Highlight: Watters Branch at Craig Ranch

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Normandy Homes is now building new homes in Watters Branch, a new neighborhood in the popular Craig Ranch master-planned community in McKinney, TX. Conveniently located along Sam Rayburn Tollway/SH 121 half way between the Dallas North Tollway and Highway 75, Craig Ranch offers residents unparalleled access to top shopping and entertainment destinations throughout Collin County, as well as amazing venues right at home like Craig Ranch Fitness and Spa, the TPC Craig Ranch club and golf course and several athletic fields.

DFW Ranks Among Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers

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Normandy Homes knows Dallas-Fort Worth is the best place to buy a home in the country, but the hot DFW real estate scene continues to receive recognition on a national level. A new report from Zillow finds Dallas is one of the best cities in the nation for first-time homebuyers.

Normandy Homes Offers Innovative Designs in Prime Carrollton Location

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Normandy Homes features open-concept, innovative home designs in Mustang Park starting from the low $400s to mid $500s. Location is key for this master-planned neighborhood. Located in Carrollton a few of miles west of Plano and the Dallas North Tollway, Mustang Park is a short drive away from Legacy West and several other major employment districts in North Texas. Move-in ready one and two-story floor plans are available now at Mustang Park, and the community offers six available floor plans.

Quick Move-in Homes Available in Normandy Homes' Amenity-Rich Community in West Allen

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Situated in West Allen at McDermott and Custer, Normandy Homes’ award-winning architecture can be found in the perfect setting within Cypress Meadows. The master-planned community is served by the acclaimed Allen ISD and near some of the best entertainment, dining and shopping in North Texas. Normandy Homes is building one and two-story homes offering elegance and energy efficiency from the $480s to the $650s in Cypress Meadows. Visit the community soon to ask the community sales managers about the limited number of move-in ready homes available now.

May Events Near Mustang Park in Carrollton

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Normandy Homes selects only the most highly sought after locations to build our new homes, and our community, Mustang Park, is in an excellent location! Located in North Carrollton, Mustang Park is close to all the great Carrollton events. Speaking of events, here are a few you’ll definitely want to check out this next month! May the 4th Be with You Star Wars Event When: Thursday, May 4th Where: Downtown Carrollton

Best Bars in Allen

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Who doesn’t love going out for a drink with a couple of your friends after a long day at work or on a warm Saturday afternoon? Normandy Homes loves promoting an active lifestyle that gets homeowners out and about in the community. If you’re looking for things to do in Allen, check out some of the best bars in the area.

5 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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Spring is in the air, and it’s the perfect time to make sure your home is optimized to save energy before the summer heat begins. As a DFW homebuilder, Normandy Homes knows that energy efficiency is on every homebuyer’s mind. That’s why we’re sharing a few tips to make your home more energy efficient.

Community Highlight: Watters Branch in McKinney, TX

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The Neighborhood Conveniently located in the highly desired city of McKinney within the premier Craig Ranch community, Watters Branch is ideal for families who like to stay active and enjoy the city life. While residents will have access to all the great Craig Ranch amenities, Watters Branch will also have its own private amenities! Area Amenities If you ever wanted to get out of the community, you and your family can enjoy all the area has to offer. From strolling through Historic Downtown McKinney to shopping to your heart’s content at the Allen Premium Outlets or the highly anticipated Legacy West.

Normandy Homes’ Guide to Spring: Freshen Up Your Home Design

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The warm weather and lively colors of spring are upon us! All of the nature around our new homes in DFW is coming to life, but consider introducing fresh designs to the interior spaces as well. Normandy Homes is sharing a guide to the five major design elements you need to consider when updating your home for the new season. Light Let some sunshine in! To start things off, look at how light comes into your space. The more natural light you can have, the better. Our beautiful homes have open floor plans that allow the golden rays of the sun to shine throughout virtually any space! If you have a space that doesn’t have too many windows, simply use a stylish floor or table lamp with lightly colored shades.

Frisco ISD Ranked #8 School District in Texas

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In a recent Niche study of the best school districts in Texas for 2017, Frisco ISD was ranked as the eighth best school district. While Normandy Homes doesn’t build any new homes in Frisco, TX, our upcoming community in McKinney, TX will feed into Frisco ISD! Here are a few things to know about this exceptional school district. What Niche Found Along with being ranked eighth overall, Frisco ISD also ranked as the fourth safest school district in DFW and the sixth best school district to teach at in DFW. This means that your children can go to a safe learning environment and attend a school district where its hardworking teachers are truly appreciated.

Top 3 Common Homebuying Myths Busted

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Whether you’re a first or fourth-time buyer, buying a home is a big decision. There are a lot of myths floating around the world of homebuying. That’s why Normandy Homes, as trusted DFW homebuilders, is going to bust three of the most common myths about buying new homes. 1. It’s Cheaper to Rent All over the DFW area, home rental prices are skyrocketing whereas home pricing is staying consistent. Renting may seem like a better deal at first, but in the long-run, buying is the better option. If this is your first time buying a home, there are plenty of tax benefits that you and your family can take advantage of. You also won’t find a shortage of great new homes in the North Texas and DFW area!

Tips to a Festive St. Patrick’s Day at Home

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Saint Patrick’s Day is just a couple of weeks away! If you’re hosting a get-together, you’ll want to make sure everything is properly planned and goes off without a hitch. Normandy Homes’ new homes in DFW have open floor plans that make hosting a celebration easy and enjoyable. Here are just a few ideas for a fun and festive St. Patrick’s Day at home! Make Irish Cuisine Jump in the kitchen and channel your inner Irish to make some tasty Irish cuisine. You don’t have to make anything fancy or complex. In fact, try this simple recipe for delicious slow cooker corned beef & cabbage sliders or really get in the spirit and make this hearty beef and Guinness stew.

How to Host a Baby Shower to Remember

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When you’re expecting a new member of the family, it’s a very exciting time! There are so many fun things to look forward to; like the baby shower! However, hosting a baby shower can be a little cumbersome if you don’t have space. Thankfully, Normandy Homes’ open floor plans make hosting a baby shower a cakewalk. Here are a few tips on how to host a baby shower to remember!

Year-Round Fun in Allen, Texas

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There’s always something fun to do in Allen, Texas! Rain or shine, you and your family can always find excitement near our new homes in Allen. Here are a few of the fun activities to do in Allen, Texas! Topgolf Topgolf in Allen is the perfect place to play for the whole family! Topgolf isn’t only known for their signature golf game. They also offer delicious food and drinks, pool tables, interactive video games, giant Jenga, and so much more! Each Topgolf venue features an accomplished Executive Chef and a chef-driven menu that puts a fresh twist on classic American food.

Normandy Homes Offers Move-in Ready Homes in Desirable DFW Locations

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Award-winning Dallas-Fort Worth homebuilder Normandy Homes features innovative architectural design, high quality craftsmanship and energy-saving construction in sought-after locations across North Texas. Normandy Homes is known for its many designer features included in each home, such as granite kitchen countertops, custom cabinetry, and stainless steel. Currently, there are move-in ready homes by Normandy Homes available from the $400s in North Arlington, from the low $300s in Allen, from the low $400s in Carrollton and from the $340 in West Allen.