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Here Are 9 Ways to Make Summer Sizzle for Your Kids

If you have children, you may have noticed that summer often starts with a blast of enthusiasm and (about three days later) becomes a desperate search for activities - we want to help. It doesn’t have to be too hard, especially if you are lucky enough to live in a cool place like Devonshire, a master-planned community in Forney, Texas.

Devonshire: The Perfect Community for Multigenerational Homes

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Whether it is another effect of the global pandemic or the evolution of a living arrangement that was popular more than a hundred years ago, more families than ever before are living in homes with multiple generations under one roof. Because of this trend, some families, who are in the market for a newly constructed home in places such as the master-planned community of Devonshire, are now planning for the potential for two or even three generations living together.

HEB Comes to Town: The Wildly Popular Grocery Chain to Serve Forney and Devonshire

If there were any doubts about the superior lifestyle and growth of Forney, a recent announcement from one of the most successful grocery chains in Texas, a retail legend that is spelled with three letters - HEB - has put them to rest. For residents of the master-planned community of Devonshire, this is a very tasty development. Tasty indeed!

Cookin’ Up Some Fun at Devonshire!

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For the families that have chosen to live in one of the most kid-friendly communities in North Texas - Devonshire - things may still be chaotic, but the non-stop fun makes for less noise and more laughter! This master-planned community, located just east of Dallas in the charming community of Forney, has become well-known for its exemplary schools, extraordinary amenities, friendly neighborhood, and kids…LOTS of kids.

Apartment Rents Are Spiking: Is it Time to Buy?

Homeownership has always been a rite of passage for young families. There’s a good reason why owning a real home, rather than an apartment, is “the American Dream.” It adds a sense of permanence and stability, and with the recent double-digit spikes in rental rates, and historically low mortgage interest, it is a better business decision than ever before.

Outdoor Entertainment Spaces: Why Everybody Loves Them!

The once and future pandemic forever changed the way homeowners, such as those who have the benefit of living in a gorgeous, master-planned community such as Devonshire, think about their home. Everyone, it seems, has discovered the sheer joy of outdoor entertaining.

Phenomenal Growth Pushes Forney Schools to the Top of the Class

When you’re a student or the parent of a school-aged child living in the master-planned community of Devonshire located east of Dallas, in Forney, it’s pretty easy to get excited about getting back to school in the fall. The reasons for this are many, but the foundation for this enthusiasm is found in the unprecedented growth of the city and the overwhelming support of residents' approval of a historic bond package to ensure the exemplary Forney ISD just gets better and better.

After Years of Watching This Community Grow, These Two Realtors Decided it was Time to Move In

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After living in the charming community of Forney, located just east of Dallas, for 11 years and selling countless new homes in the master-planned community of Devonshire to ecstatic clients, realtors Ember and Steven Thompson were what you would call “informed consumers.” So, about a year and a half ago, they decided to buy a beautiful lot and build their “forever home” in this community that they had watched blossom.

Here are Five Great Reasons to Fire Up the Grill at Devonshire

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When the weather is warm, many of the residents of Devonshire, a master-planned community located just east of Dallas, turn up the heat. Spring, summer, and fall are prime grilling seasons, and this is a great reason to have a cookout with friends and neighbors.

Got Kids? They are Going to Love Devonshire!

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While mom and dad may be reviewing and signing all of the important documents for a new home, there is little doubt that the kids in the family are helping to drive the home-buying process. A recent article from real estate behemoth Zillow makes a compelling argument that “kid-friendly” features in the home, walkable neighborhoods, and amenities that children love (such as pools) have a sizable impact on both the value and time-on-the-market of homes.

Building a Home Fitness Space That Everyone in the Family Will Use

One of the important lessons of the pandemic has been an appreciation of health and wellness for every member of the family. When gyms were closed to help stop the spread of the virus, many began working out at home. This led to another minor epiphany. Sustainable physical fitness can only occur when it becomes a lifestyle change and a home workout program can help make this possible.

Ten Ways to Save Water, Plants and Big Bucks

One of the great things about living in a master-planned community like Devonshire is the relatively mild weather year-round. Sure, late July and August might get a little toasty, but most days are sunny and beautiful, especially in the spring and summer. The common areas that surround the community amenities are also landscaped with turf, shrubs, flowers, and other plants that are chosen for their adaptability to the north Texas weather. This is why Devonshire has a glorious look and feel.

How to Simplify Your Life: Less Stuff More Fun

Spring in North Texas is a glorious time of year. The weather is mild, the grass is green and for those who live in the master-planned community of Devonshire, there is always something fun to do. However, this spring is a little different for homeowners everywhere. It has to do with the “pandemic pile-up.”

May the Force Be With You

Devonshire residents fine-tuned their Jedi skills at our Jedi Training Camp. Darth Vadar joined us at The Club to make sure all residents were getting the proper training.

Superhero Pet Treat Day

Devonshire pets are our superheros—we dressed our furry friends up and treated them to some fun and treats of course at The Club.