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DFW | NEW HOMES | NEW COMMUNITIES

REAL ESTATE FRIENDS and

GET CONNECTED and STAY ENGAGED WITH DFW REAL ESTATE AGENTS | NOVEMBER 2019

New to Dallas but Not New to Homebuilding Established in 1951

COMMUNITIES FROM THE $260’s TO THE $500’s From the Mid $200’s Anna Town Square | Anna Creek Crossing | Melissa Woodridge | Oak Point From the High $300’s Stone Creek | Rockwall Parks at Legacy | Prosper Breezy Hill | Rockwall

Coming Soon Lavon Farms | Lavon |Mid $200’s Meadow Run | Melissa | Mid $200’s Woodland Creek | Royse City | Mid $200’s Gideon Grove | Rockwall | High $300’s Aubrey Creek | Aubrey | Low $200’s Green Meadows | Celina | Low $300’s Town Park North | Princeton | High $100’s

VISIT US AT PACESETTERHOMESTEXAS.COM or CALL 214-305-6288


E A R N U P T O 5 %* COMMISSIONS

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Introducing

REAL REALTOR REWARDS FROM NORMANDY HOMES! For home sales between April 1 and December 31, 2019, Normandy Homes is offering Realtors the opportunity to earn up to 5%* total commission! It’s our way of saying thank you for helping our mutual clients realize their dreams.

Apple’s Crossing, Fairview, $340s | Estates at Shaddock Park, Frisco, $490s Village at Twin Creeks, Allen, $380s | Viridian, Arlington, $330s | Reserve on Parker, Carrollton, $360s Villas at Southgate, Flower Mound, $410s | Edgewood, Frisco, $340s | Liberty Hill, Frisco, $340s Spicewood at Craig Ranch, McKinney, $350s | Watters Branch, McKinney, $580s

Come Home to Normandy

Visit normandyhomes.com or call us at 214.771.9427 to learn more!

All Tiered Commissions (herein so called) shall be earned and paid at (and only in the event of) the closing (each, a "Closing") of the sale of a home (each, a "Residence") under a Standard Form Land and Building Contract (each, a "Contract") entered into during the Term (as herein defined) by and between Normandy Homes (as "Seller") and a homebuyer (each, a "Purchaser"), listing the designated licensed real estate agent as the "Agent" therein. The Program shall apply to any sale by the same Agent under a Contract executed on or after April 1, 2019 (the "Commencement Date") through December 31, 2019 (the "Termination Date"), with such period being referred to herein as the "Term". For clarification, if the Contract is executed during the Term but closes after the Termination Date, the higher commission rate (as applicable) will be paid. See website for full program descriptions and eligibility.


New Homes from the $270K’s - $550K’s 14 communities across the Metroplex! Denton | Fate | Forney Fort Worth | Frisco | Heath | Little Elm McKinney | Prosper | Rowlett

For current inventory updates, Ask Sydney! Sydney.Wybert@TrendmakerHomes.com | (972) 426-2712 www.dallas.trendmakerhomes.com The prices of our homes, included features, plans, specifications, promotions/incentives, neighborhood build-out and available locations are subject to change without notice. No information or material herein is to be construed to be an offer or solicitation for sale. Not all features and options are available in all homes. Unless otherwise expressly stated, homes do not come with hardscape, landscape, or other decorator items. Any photographs or renderings used herein reflect artists’ conceptions and are for illustrative purposes only. Photographs or renderings of people do not depict or indicate any preference regarding race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, familial status, or national origin. Our name and the logos contained herein are registered trademarks of TRI Pointe Group, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. © 2019 Trendmaker Homes, Inc., a member of the TRI Pointe Group. All rights reserved.


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At the end of a treelined road, painted in prairie sunshine, you’ll find the beating heart of a new community. Based on some very old ideas about town and country. Where smart new homes lead to a deeper connection with the land and with each other. This is Pecan Square, north of Fort Worth in the AllianceTexas corridor in Northlake. And we invite you to join us.

Model homes now open Smart new homes from the mid $200s to the $600s. From I-35W, take exit FM 407 west and follow the signs.

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Come home to the Viridian Life!

It’s your dream life — the memories you’ll make with family and friends, the adventures you’ll have, and the life you’ll live. That’s the Viridian Life. Choose your move-in-ready home in Viridian from the area’s best builders. VISIT US AT VIRIDIANDFW.COM OR CALL 817.200.6543 VIRIDIAN.DFW.1

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VIRIDIAN IS #3 IN DFW AND #38 NATIONWIDE ON RCLCO’S 2018 TOP SELLING MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITIES LIST HOMES FROM THE HIGH $200s | CASTLEROCK | CB JENI | DAVID WEEKLEY | DREES | GLENDARROCH | HIGHLAND | NORMANDY | PLANTATION | STRUHS | WINDMILLER


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Grateful for you! CALL FOR A PERSONAL TOUR

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MORE FOR YO U AND YOUR CLIENTS

FIRST SALE: 3% COMMISSION*

SECOND SALE: 4% COMMISSION*

THIRD+ SALE: 5% COMMISSION*

Register at TollAgent.com and start rewarding yourself. 50% ADVANCE COMMISSION PROGRAM† 100% RELOCATION REFERRAL FEE REIMBURSEMENT‡ CLIENT FLY AND BUY PROGRAM§ Match your client with a beautiful home and exceptional customer service experience and get rewarded for making the introduction. Over 20 Luxury Single-Family Home Communities in Allen, Arlington, Colleyville, Fairview, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Frisco, Northlake, Prosper, and Southlake Priced from the upper $300,000s to over $1 Million | TollBrothers.com/REF

Open Monday-Saturday 10 am–6 pm, Sunday Noon–6 pm. Real estate agents are required to register and to accompany clients on their initial visit. Brokers welcome. Prices subject to change without notice. Program subject to change or cancellation. Investor sales do not qualify. Other restrictions may apply. This is not an offering where prohibited by law. *Subject to employing broker’s approval. Extra Earnings Program for Agents valid on contracts signed between 11/1/18–12/31/19. Bonuses on third, and all subsequent sales are capped at 5%. See sales manager for details. In accordance with Texas Occupations Code Sec. 1101.651(d), all broker’s fees, including BTSAs, are payable to a real estate broker directly and not to a licensed salesperson. 1.5% of the 3% will be paid under the Advance Commission Program and the 1.5% balance will be paid after closing. All/any additional bonuses earned will be paid at closing and accounted for on the buyer’s Closing Disclosure. †Advance Commission Program is valid on contracts signed after 11/1/18. Program subject to change or cancellation. ‡Relocation Referral Fee Reimbursement Program—eligible referrals must be from outside the Dallas-Fort Worth area. §Reimbursable travel expenses, including round-trip air or rail travel, car rental, food and lodging (all documented with receipts) for Buyer(s), to be credited at settlement: up to $2,000.00 USD for U.S. travel and up to $4,000.00 USD for international travel if an agreement of sale is executed within 90 days of Fly and Buy appointment. Reimbursement is limited to travel expenses specifically related to the Fly and Buy appointment and cannot be used for reimbursement of other (prior or subsequent) visits. Offer is for a limited time only and is subject to change at any time without notice. Certain restrictions apply. Contact a Toll Brothers sales representative for details.


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Congrats to our friend, Alexander Chandler, on the 13th Anniversary of his brokerage: Alexander Chandler Realty in Fort Worth At Left: Alexander Chandler shown with his mother

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SELL A K. HOVNANIAN HOME ®

And Earn Extra Commission! *

3% 4% 5% On the First Closing*

On the Second closing*

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METROPLEX LOCATIONS

Celina • Dallas • Flower Mound • Haltom City Haslet • Irving • Melissa • Murphy • Northlake • Plano Richardson • Roanoke • Rowlett • Van Alstyne 469.737.1485 | khov.com/dfw *Must be a licensed Real Estate Professional in the state of Texas to participate. Only applies to original contracts dated between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. 3% paid upon closing for 1st sale. 4% paid upon closing for 2nd sale. 5% paid upon closing for 3rd sale. Maximum Real Estate agent commission may not exceed 8% of sale price. The extra commission applies to closing order regardless of the contract sale date. Increased commission does not apply for guaranteed and/or investor sales. Individual Real Estate Professional only. No team sales. K. Hovnanian® Homes reserves the right to change or modify without notice. See Sales Consultants for details. ** K. Hovnanian® Home must contract between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. Maximum 35% reimbursement of Relocation Fees apply. Licensed Texas Real Estate Professional only. K. Hovnanian® Homes reserves the right to change or modify at any time without notice. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. See a Sales Consultant for full details. ©2019 K. Hovnanian Companies, LLC.


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Builders: David Weekley | Highland | Perry About: From the mid $200s, Master-Planned, 2,400 Acres Amenities: Carriage House Pool and Splash Pad, Fully-Stocked Fishing Lakes, Walk & Bike Paths, Fitness Room, Dog Park, Demo Kitchen Event Lawn, Playground and Parks, Recreational Field, Future Outdoor Amphitheater, Future Tree House Where: Aubrey - 380 corridor between Denton and McKinney Page 14 | November 2019 | Real Estate and Friends Magazine


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Situated on 2,400 acres just minutes from the Dallas North Tollway, our master planned community is inspired by a natural connection to the land and its equestrian heritage. Sandbrock Ranch is for those who love big Texas skies, embrace simple pleasures, and yearn to live in a house that is well-built, and in a community they are proud to call home. • • • • •

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AT TRINITY FALLS. NEW MODEL GRAND OPENING Statement-making style, together with smart home technology, makes it easy to fall in love with Drees Custom Homes. Your clients will love what’s possible with Drees. Come tour the new Drees Parkhill model at Trinity Falls.

Homes from THE $415s

SCHEDULE A VISIT The Parkhill 909 Lost Woods Way McKinney, TX 75071

CONTACT Missy Trees (972) 747-0782 mtrees@dreeshomes.com

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We’re not talking Your buyers will find a

of things to love about Homes from the Low $200s

including our brand new multi-million dollar master amenity center - THE OASIS. Visit Heartland today and rediscover this incredible community — just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas off I-20 and FM 741 in Forney 5 Fabulous Builders to choose from: Bloomfield Homes | Highland Homes | HistoryMaker Homes Impression Homes | Lennar Homes

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Huffines’ Inspiration Community in Wylie - Octoberfest Realtor Party

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Guests Enjoyed Great German Food and Beer | Live Music from The Alpine Village Band

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Builders: First Texas | Shaddock | Highland | Gehan | Pulte | Bloomfield | Mercury About: $290s to $800s, 638-Acre Master Planned | Collin County | Near Lake Lavon Amenities: Club Inspiration - Resort-style pools and cabanas overlooking Lake Lavon, clubhouse, 350’ lazy river, playground, event lawn, grilling stations, 2-story fitness center, walk/run trails, stocked fishing ponds, sand volleyball, putting green, hammock park, dog park, playgrounds - and pedestrian access to Trinity Trail’s 25.5-mile walking and equestrian trail along Lake Lavon, known for scenic views and natural wildlife Where: Wylie - on Parker Road, just 9 miles east of Central Expressway Page 20 | November 2019 | Real Estate and Friends Magazine


2019 REALTOR REWARDS TRIP Presents

Realtors On the Rhine Enchanting European Escape

TRIP DETAILS: 7-Night luxury Rhine River Cruise on-board the Viking Kara, a 190 passenger vessel. Trip begins in Amsterdam, Netherlands and ends in Basel, Switzerland, with stops in Cologne, Rudesheim, Ludwigshafen and Breisach, Germany as well as Strasbourg, France. Trip will take place April 18 — 26, 2020 and will include round-trip air travel, luxury cruise in a lavish twin-balcony stateroom, all meals and beverages, entertainment and MUCH more! QUALIFICATIONS: From November 01, 2018 to February 28, 2020 sell and close a combined total of $1.2 Million in new homes in any of our three master planned communities & win an all-expenses-paid luxury Viking Rhine River Cruise for you & one guest! www.

Forney | $190s - $300s

Wylie/St. Paul | $290s - $800s

Royse City | from the $200s

* Trips may not be sold or traded and there is no financial exchange if unable to attend. All new home sales must close by February 28, 2020 in order to qualify & REALTOR® info must be documented on sales contract at time of execution. All travelers must be at least 21 years of age & hold a current passport. Visit our website at www.HuffinesCommunities.com for updates and additional information.

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KEN GOODSON | FIRST TEXAS HOMES How long have you been in real estate? 20+ years Your path to becoming a new home expert? I worked in new homes sales at multiple other home builders

before I came to First Texas Homes. I always wanted to work at First Texas Homes, especially after I bought one of their homes and I experienced first-hand the care they provide to homeowners.

What is the best part of being a new home sales consultant? It never gets old playing an active role in

helping people achieve ‘The American Dream’ of home ownership. Handing over keys to an excited new homeowner is such a memorable moment. One of my buyers closed and received their keys. Shortly thereafter, I happened to drive by their home on the way to another home showing. As I drove by, I could hear them inside screaming in excitement! That is what this business is all about, making dreams of owning a new home their reality.

A home trend you like: I am glad to see today’s grays and lighter tones as opposed to darker tones. Thousands of people are moving to Texas every month. Where are many of your buyers from?

Lots of people from California are new Texans. They seem to enjoy the hospitality and laid-back nature here.

Speaking of Texas, are you a native? Yes, I grew up out in East Texas, where I enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on my grandfather’s ranch.

A memorable day in new home sales... One day, it was hailing hard in Melissa, so I drove to park my car

in one of the empty spec homes. While looking back at the hail, I put my hand on the garage door. Out of the corner of my eye I noticed black spots on the garage. Upon closer inspection, and after jumping away, I could see that the entire garage door was COVERED in Black Widow Spiders! That’ll get the ole’ heart pumping! I was really freaked out! I guess the spiders were also escaping the rain!

KEN GOODSON

First Texas Homes Sales Consultant Village at Creekwood/Spring View Estates 13512 Cortes de Pallas Dr, Little Elm, TX 75068 817-800-3488 Mobile | 972-362-1819 Office kgoodson@firsttexashomes.com

FirstTexasHomes.com Celebrating 45 Years In-House Architectural Design Custom Designs | Phenomenal Value


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ANA ZENTENO | FIRST TEXAS HOMES How long have you been in real estate? 18+ years Your path to becoming a new home expert? When I was in high school, I was offered a job as an assistant

to an on-site new home sales consultant. Although I never thought to work in this field, I went for it. Then, at the end of 2007 when the housing market declined, I saw it as an opportunity to focus on finishing my college degree. Even after graduating from college, real estate sales called me back! I am fortunate to have been mentored by some of the best sales managers who fully prepared me for this path. After being an assistant for over a decade, it was a natural and easy progression to advance to sales consultant. The best decision of my life.

What is the best part of being a new home sales consultant? I love building relationships and learning

about different cultures and lifestyles while helping families create their dream home. The best part is when my buyers close, get their keys, and they thank me for my role in achieving this important milestone. It confirms that I have done my job!

Thousands of people are moving to Texas every month. Where are many of your buyers from?

I see lots of transplants from California, Chicago, New Jersey and New York. They love our affordable home prices and mild winters.

A memorable day in new home sales... I admit it. I’m a shoe-a-holic. Being only 4’11” tall, the higher the

heels, the better! I’m so skilled at showing homes in heels that I can climb thru construction sites, dodging debris without hesitation. That is, until one day, I was showing a new home with no driveway. It was prepped for it, and it looked as if it was dry, but it defininetely was not. It was confirmed when one of my shoes was stuck and I could not get it out! Muddy and barefoot later, I showed the home — and made the sale!

ANA ZENTENO

Gallery Custom Homes Sales Consultant Parker Ranch Estates 5112 Amherst Ct., Parker, TX 75002 469.342.6801 Office azenteno@firsttexashomes.com

FirstTexasHomes.com Celebrating 45 Years In-House Architectural Design Custom Designs | Phenomenal Value


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ASK ABOUT PHASE 2 Builders: Highland | History Maker | Impression | Bloomfield About: From the low $200s, Pedestrian-Friendly Master Planned Neighborhood | Small Town Charm Amenities: Now or Planned Amenities: community parks, master trail system, hammock park, dog park, and pool and clubhouse, well-stocked catch-and-release fishing pond Where: Royse City - at the intersection of FM 548 and Crenshaw Road, less than a mile from U.S. 67/Interstate 30 Page 28 | November 2019 | Real Estate and Friends Magazine

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