August 2019

Found 4 blog entries for August 2019.

Fabulous Financing: Now's a Great Time to Buy

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On August, 22, 2019, The Washington Post reported that the popular 30-year mortgage rate fell to its lowest rate in three years – an average rate of 3.55%, down from 3.6%. A year ago, that rate average was 4.51% percent. And the 15-year average rate sunk to 3.03%! Think of the savings over time! 

“Mortgage rates are still low, and it’s a great time to consider purchasing a home,” says Jenni Gill, mortgage loan officer at BancorpSouth in Austin. 

Mortgage rates fluctuate, but Gill put together a flyer of what the numbers may look like if you purchased home at Cinnamon Shore. It assumes a $925,000 sale price, 20 percent down, and a 4.023% interest rate on the loan. That puts the monthly Principle

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New Cottage Collections at Cinnamon Shore North Offer Smaller-Scale Luxury and Classic Coastal Charm

Only 3 of 7 Fountain Plaza Cottages remain, starting in the $400,000s, while Sunset Cottages begin in $600,000s. And our first cottage at Cinnamon Shore South is also under way.

You'll fall in love at first sight with the new cottage collections going up at Cinnamon Shore North. They're helping finish out North with consummate architectural panache and style, while appealing to people looking for a beach home that's more than a condo, but less than a 5-room, three-story manse.

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Our Fountain Plaza Cottages – a collection of seven, small-scale beach homes at Cinnamon Shore North –  have been snapped up! Only three remain, and each of these

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Back Porch

New and Notable at Cinnamon Shore North

112 Center Lane Exterior

Named for the most relaxing place we can think of, 4-bedroom, 4-bath Back Porch is set to finish construction in fall of 2019. This classic beach cottage has Craftsman character and professionally designed interiors that make this home one-of-a-kind. 

“It’s got a great location,” says custom builder Zach Turrichi of Keystone Company in Port Aransas. "You’re a little away from the traffic on a shorter street, so it’s private but also centrally located.” Plus, it's not far from the beach!

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Pretty inside and out

With shiplap, board-and-batten, and other classic cottage details designed by Trademark Home Design, it's got definite curb appeal. While there’s a modern edge to some of the

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Ideas and Inspiration from the Homes at Cinnamon Shore

cinnamon shore blue and white master bedroom

There's no other room that should feel as much like a haven as the master bedroom. And in a vacation home, that rule applies all the more. Privacy's important, but you want it to be beautiful, too. Look at some of our prettiest homes for take-aways for your own master bedroom. You may not use seashell prints and and driftwood finishes, but the principles in these masters can work anywhere.

No. 1. Dress the bed with pillows and throws.

Whether you have a sleigh bed like the one shown above or a four-poster, layers of pillows--largest in the back and accent pillows in the front--give you a chance to mix colors, patterns, and style. Our lead photo shows a blue-and-white geometric design

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