North West Valley

Arizona Traditions

Arizona Traditions is an active adult community that completed construction in 2011. The community will have about 1772 homes. It has an 18 hole, 6235 yard, par 70 golf course.  Arizona Traditions also has a  24,000 square feet community center with all the activities and amenities including several special centers used from computers to quilting. […]

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Now available! At Amazon and all your favorite book retailers. If you are about to turn fifty-five years old, there’s a good chance you’re thinking about where to go and what to do when you retire. Thousands of people just like you have already made the leap, and many of them are enjoying life in […]

South East Valley

Solera is also known as Springfield Lakes

Solera is also known as Springfield Lakes:  This 55 Plus community is located off Riggs Road in the SE corner of the Valley.  Solera was designed by Del Webb and built by Pulte when the two companies merged in 2001, it was built out in 2005. It is a finely done community combining the expertise […]

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North East Valley

Scottsdale Ranch

Scottsdale Ranch is a master planned community of 1100 acres with  an acclaimed city park, schools and a senior citizens center in it’s midst. Interesting to note is that acreage was sold by the developers of adjacent McCormick Ranch to the developers of Scottsdale Ranch. Amenities of Scottsdale Ranch Park, a 42 acre multigenerational use […]

Golden Keys

Golden Keys Active Adult Townhome Community.  This 55+ community consists of 184 single level block construction townhomes. Built in 1964 the homes have a mixture of garages and original carports.  Many have large rear fenced patios.   The location of this community, close to Old Town Scottsdale, validates the remodeling and updating of many of the […]

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What’s New

Living in an Active Adult Community could qualify you for Insurance discounts

Talking with a Farmers Insurance Agent, I discovered there are discounts for most of the Active Adult Communities in the Greater Phoenix Valley. Call your agent, or Barb for more information on getting your discounts. . .

How fast will I use up my equity with a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage(HECM)?

This is a question I had to know the answer.  If your not making a mortgage payment and every month a little of your equity is getting used up… how long does that take? And what happens if the loan becomes upside down?  Do I have to pay it back? Listen and find out – […]

Why should I consider a Reverse Mortgage?

A reverse mortgage, also called a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), uses the equity you already have in your home to re-finance and eliminate your mortgage payment; for as long as you (and your spouse) live in your home.  It also lets you purchase a home by letting you access some of the homes value […]

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