North West Valley

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Sun City West

Sun City West is the second of the Sun Cities in the NW corner of the Phoenix Valley.  Construction and homes sales began in 1978 as the first Sun City sold out.  It took until 1997 for Sun City West to complete their build-out.   The community boundaries are Bell Rd to the south, Grand Avenue […]

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Active Adult Communities

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Sun City

This was the first of the Active Adult Communities in Phoenix’s North West Valley. It was opened by Del Webb in 1960.  The grand opening was a very festive occasion; Some 25,000 visitors toured the homes in that first weekend.  Sales were brisk and by 1978 when the last home was built, the city had […]

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South East Valley

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Seville Golf & Country Club

Seville Golf & Country Club is a master planned community of single family homes with an 18 hole golf course, community center and abundant recreational activities. It is where families comes first.. Seville is a beautiful community that’s a virtual "wish list" for families. Here, every detail has been thoughtfully planned to provide a warm, […]

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North East Valley

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Sun Ridge Canyon

Sun Ridge Canyon in Fountain Hills, is a 789 unit master planned community located on the eastern edge of the McDowell Mountains.  There are 15 separate neighborhoods, two of which are gated, all consisting of single family homes built around the Sun Ridge Canyon Golf Course.  The community is known for its spectacular  mountain and […]

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Firerock Country Club

Firerock Country Club; A special location demands a distinctive community.  Red Mountain stands as a majestic landmark at the southern outskirts of Fountain Hills. In the setting sun, the mountain lives up to its name, glowing a deep burnt orange.  This is the site of Firerock Country Club – Fountain Hills’ private, gated golf community.  […]

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Predictions for the Greater Phoenix Real Estate Market

This is a portion of an article written by our broker, Jim Sexton in the Arizona Journal of Real Estate and Business for December.   The first half of the article deals with variables to be resolved post election by the president.   Jim’s predictions follow:  “2012 will have around 90,000 sales reported by ARMLS, which will […]

How the “fiscal cliff” might impact you as a home seller.

How the “fiscal cliff” might impact you as a home seller. One of the “Bush tax cuts” that might be falling off the cliff could hurt you as a home seller.  Until Dec 31, 2012  the formula for paying tax on the sale of your principal residence is very favorable. You take the ‘basis’ which […]

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