BackCountry Blog

The summer home that wasn’t.

Cathy and Sam Rentfrow loved Colorado. They’d been vacationing here for years to escape the sticky Houston summers. So when they retired a few years ago, and with their son married and living in England, they turned to each other and said, “Now we can live where we want to live.” Thinking they’d buy a […]

Plan before you plant.

Is it a mere coincidence that plan precedes plant in the dictionary? We think not. As any master gardener will tell you, a thoughtful plan is as indispensable a tool as, say, your gardening spade. And, as any sun-starved gardener will tell you, the snowy/rainy days of early spring are the perfect time to strategize […]

Spring Preview: Shadow Walk Collection

It’s not just the daytime temperatures that are heating up. So is the home buying market, as it tends to do every spring. At BackCountry, home buyers have plenty of options, with 10 builders to choose from. Shea Homes’ Shadow Walk Collection is currently generating a lot of interest with six plans, including one ranch and five […]