What’s New with Allen, TX?

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When it comes to being DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes makes sure to always know what’s going on in the communities that we build in. Aside from our beautiful new homes in Allen, TX, there are plenty of other great new things in Allen. Here’s a quick update on what’s new with this wonderful city.

Community Highlight: Cottonwood Crossing in Allen, Texas

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Normandy Homes loves building new homes in Allen, Texas. That’s why we have our modern homes in three different Allen communities. Today we want to shine the light on one community in particular – Cottonwood Crossing. Here’s what you should know about this wonderful community! Location These modern homes couldn’t be in a better location! Not only are they close to all the great things to do in Allen, but Allen, Texas has continuously been ranked as one of the best cities for families. The city is a warm and inviting place for all to enjoy from its fun nightlife to its beautiful parks and recreation program.

4 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

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Trick-or-treating is a yearly tradition for many families living in the new homes around DFW. It’s a great time to bond and create sweet memories for years to come. To make sure that you stay safe and have fun, Normandy Homes is sharing 4 trick-or-treating safety tips. 1. Plan a Route in Advance No matter how well you know your neighborhood, it’s easy to get turned around in the dark. This is especially true when you are continuously crossing the street and ringing doorbells. By planning your route beforehand, you can avoid long paths that may lead to a much later night than intended. Make sure to choose a route that you’re familiar with to avoid getting lost during the excitement.

Things to do in DFW: State Fair of Texas

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As the Texas heat starts to subside, it’s one of every Texan’s favorite event – the State Fair of Texas! As homebuilders in DFW, Normandy Homes likes to keep our homebuyers in the know about all the fun things to do in DFW. Here are just a few of the cool things you’ll want to check out at the State Fair of Texas!

4 Surprisingly Fun Exercises to Keep You in Shape

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As homebuilders in DFW, Normandy Homes understands that our residents like to live active lifestyles. Normandy Homes builds new homes in DFW in the best, most desirable areas that offer amenities to make staying active easy. Here are 4 surprisingly fun exercises that can keep you active and in shape! 1. Mountain Biking Cycling is a great way to exercise and if you want to enjoy the beauty of nature at the same time, then you’ll enjoy mountain biking. Surrounded by trees, mountain biking is more secluded than road biking, and you don’t have to worry about drivers on the road.

Community Highlight: Viridian in North Arlington, TX

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Are you looking to move to North Texas? Normandy Homes is building beautiful modern homes in the new community of Viridian in North Arlington, TX. As homebuilders in North Arlington, Normandy Homes knows what homebuyers are looking for in a new home. Here are a few of the many things that will make the Viridian community a great place to call home.

Community Highlight: Lakeside DFW in Flower Mound, TX

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As homebuilders in Flower Mound, TX, Normandy Homes knows that those looking to buy new homes in Flower Mound, TX are looking for spectacular homes in a superb location. That’s why Normandy Homes builds our modern homes in the new Flower Mound community of Lakeside DFW. Here’s what you need to know about this wonderful community.

7 Olympic Fun Facts

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The Olympics is a truly amazing exhibit of athletic ability, and each Olympic games comes with its own set of amazing facts. Today, DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes, is going to share 7 Olympic fun facts that you may not know.

Tasty Olympic-Themed Treats

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As DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes uses modern home designs with open floor plans that are perfect for having guests over for an Olympics watch party! The only thing more enjoyable than the Olympics itself are all the tasty Olympic-themed treats you can make. Here are just a few delicious ideas.

The Olympics: Where it All Began

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Everyone knows that the Olympics dates back thousands of years. However, a lot has changed from then to now. So today, the DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes, are going to share a brief history of the Olympics in honor of the 2016 Olympics starting this week! Olympics in Ancient Greece The first written record of the ancient Olympics was in 776 B.C., and the winner of the only event, a 192-meter footrace, was a cook named Coroebus. However, it’s believed that the Games had been going on years before this first written record. The event is named after their location at Olympia in southern Greece. They also took place at the same time every four years between August 6 and September 19 during a religious festival honoring Zeus.

Why You Should Make the Move to North Texas

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Many people are starting to flock to Texas for numerous reasons. If you’re still trying to decide whether you want to make the move, Normandy Homes is going to share a few reasons why you should make the move to North Texas. There’s Always Something to Do Whether it’s visiting the Dallas Museum of Art, going to a sports event or simply having a night out on the town, there’s never a shortage of fun things to do!

Moviehouse & Eatery Coming Soon Near The Village at Twin Creeks

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Dining One of the biggest things that sets Moviehouse & Eatery apart from other movie theaters is that they offer dining. Typically, when you go to the movies, you either eat before or after. However, at this theater, you can eat during your movie. With a wide selection and dedicated wait staff, the eating options at Moviehouse & Eatery go far beyond popcorn and nachos. The Lounge You can also enjoy a drink or two before or after your movie at the lounge! There is a full-service bar, and you can order food and drinks there to take with you into the movie theater. They offer a large variety of local beers on tap, house wines, mixed and signature drinks. Even if you don’t see a movie, you can still enjoy a great meal and tasty drinks at the lounge!

Things You Need to Know Before Moving to Dallas-Fort Worth

As homebuilders in DFW, Normandy Homes knows that when first moving to Dallas-Fort Worth, it can be a little overwhelming because there is just so much to know. That’s why, today, Normandy Homes is sharing a few things you need to know before moving to Dallas-Fort Worth. Public Transportation There is easy access to public transportation that can take you pretty much anywhere you may need to go in the metroplex. The DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) system has 72 miles of light rail and 120 bus routes to get you where you need to go.

6 Reasons Why Dallas-Fort Worth is Booming

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As homebuilders in DFW, Normandy Homes understands that people want to live in modern homes located in a convenient and growing area. That’s why Normandy Homes is always building new homes in DFW. Dallas-Fort Worth has always been a booming area, but in recent years it’s been growing even quicker. Why is that? Today, Normandy Homes is going to share 6 reasons why Dallas-Forth Worth is booming.

3 Best Water Parks in DFW

In Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, it can be hard to escape the summer heat, but Normandy Homes has a few ideas on how to beat the heat! Normandy Homes offers new homes in DFW that are conveniently located to exceptional area amenities. Some of these area amenities include water parks, which is the perfect way to cool off and escape the hot summer days. Here are a few water parks that are within cities near Dallas and near many of the new homes in DFW! Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Sure to fulfill one’s satisfaction, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor offers a great amount of fun. With their smooth sailing lazy river, million-gallon wave pool, and a twisting Black Hole that launches its riders 80 feet, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy!

Four Games to Play for Game Night

Sometimes the best nights are the ones spent inside playing games with friends and family. You can never go wrong with the classic board games. However, Normandy Homes has a few other games that are fun to play in our new homes in DFW! Elephant March Sure to provide plenty of hilarious moments, Elephant March is a lot harder than it looks. The main object of the game is to knock over the water bottles with a ball, but it isn’t nearly that easy. Here are the full instructions on how to play Elephant March. Tear It Up A game of accuracy, Tear It Up can be fun for everyone and can be easily reset. All you need is two rolls of toilet paper, a long stick to put through the toilet paper, chairs to hold the stick, rubber bands and two empty water bottles. Here’s a video demonstrating how to play Tear It Up.

Normandy Homes Wins Home 7 McSAM Awards by the Dallas Builders Association

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Every spring, the Dallas Builders Association hosts the McSAM Awards, which are meant to recognize sales and marketing excellence. The prestigious McSAM Awards are given to builders, developers and associates who have made a significant and creative contribution in residential marketing. This year, Normandy Homes won 7 awards at the 37th Annual McSAM Awards presented by the Dallas Builders Association (DBA), which is no small feat! The two Normandy Homes communities that won awards were The Village at Twin Creeks, which won 4 awards and Mustang Park, which won 3 awards.

4 Modern Home Design Ideas for an Elegant Living Room

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As DFW homebuilders, Normandy Homes understands that homeowners prefer modern home designs and open floor plans. The open floor plan in a home should start with the living room. It’s the first room that guests will see and where everyone will gather to enjoy the company of others, which means it should be inviting and unique to you. Here are a few modern home design ideas that can bring your Normandy Homes living room up a notch!

Community Highlight: Mustang Park in Carrollton, TX

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As homebuilders in Carrollton, TX, Normandy Homes knows that choosing the right neighborhood to live in can be rather difficult. There are so many things that have to be taken into consideration and even then, you may not find everything you want and need. That’s where Normandy Homes comes in. Our community of new homes in Carrollton, TX could be just what you and your family are looking for. Here are just a few of the great things about Mustang Park in Carrollton, Texas.