Just like the weather, the spring homebuying season is also heating up. While Bay Area homebuyers stay busy all year long, we’re seeing an uptick in visits to our communities, which means that one of our most popular communities, Harvest Court in Moraga, will soon be selling out. Especially since we have just one homesite remaining! The final home is our mode...

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After months of deliberation, you’ve finally decided to stop renting and start owning. Congratulations! Buying a home is a huge decision and can be both thrilling and nerve wrecking. It can be difficult for seasoned homebuyers to navigate the buying process, so coming in as a first-time buyer can be incredibly daunting. Thankfully, the homebuying process does...

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We’re doubly ecstatic to announce that Sorellas in Los Gatos has been nominated for two BIA Excellence in Home Building awards this year! The Building Industry Association of the Bay Area (BIA) is a professional, nonprofit organization committed to the production of quality homes and promotion of housing for people of all income levels. Each year, they host t...

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Open concept living spaces are increasingly popular and, for many builders, have become the norm. While people love the open and airy feeling that comes with an open floorplan, figuring out how to decorate each area of the room so that they’re different, yet complementary, can be a struggle. Here are some tips to decorating an open-concept home. Use furniture...

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If you plan on putting your home on the market this spring selling season, now is the time to get your home into prime viewing condition. Today’s homebuyers have high expectations for what they want in their next homes so it’s important to showcase the best features of your home. Aside from decluttering and depersonalizing your home, there’s a few more ta...

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Life is always changing: families grow, careers change, and other unexpected events occur. Your home fit your needs when you first bought it but now your life is completely different and now your cozy home is a little too cozy. Whatever your situation, you may be looking around your home and realizing that it may be time to move into something more comfortable for...

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Creating a home with a timeless decorating style usually means your home stays stylish without much effort (because who has the time or energy to completely redecorate every season?). But part of the charm of design trends is the ability to quickly refresh your home with a few, carefully chosen pieces. Now that we’ve flipped the calendar to 2018, here’s a l...

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SummerHill Homes is excited to announce our newest community coming to Fremont: Locale @ State Street! Locale @ State Street is a dynamic community of 157 residential units with 3 to 4 bedrooms, 1 to 3.5 bathrooms, and approximately 1,411 – 2,011 square feet. There will be 76 attached Rowhomes, starting in the $800,000s, along with 81 Condos, starting in the...

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Once a sci-fi dream, a fully automated and connected home is slowly becoming a reality these days (and a strange Disney Channel Original Movie). We’ve been testing out new smart home technology from some of the leading vendors including Google, Apple, and Amazon. Here’s everything you need to know about your options from the largest players in the smart home m...

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More millennials are taking the leap to homeownership these days but not for the reason you’d think! A recent SunTrust Mortgage survey found that a third of millennials who purchased a home were influenced by the need to have space for their dogs, which is more common than even having children or getting married! If you’re one of these pet-loving homebuyers...

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