North West Valley

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Arrowhead Ranch

Arrowhead Ranch is the name given to several subdivisions which are part of Glendale’s first master planned community. Intersected by the NW bend of the 101 Freeway, it is nestled into the foothills of Thunderbird Mountain. Its’ golf courses and lakes and diverse home sizes and styles plus the proximity of the freeways combine to […]

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Active Adult Communities

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Trilogy at Vistancia

Trilogy at Vistancia Welcome to the Sonoran Desert, home of Trilogy at Vistancia. In this pristine setting you will find a gated, private community that will nourish the soul, comfort the heart and excite the imagination. Trilogy is part of the multi-generational Vistancia, named America’s Best Master Planned Community 2005. The community has been designed […]

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South East Valley

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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

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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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Villa Monterey in Scottsdale’s Old Town

Villa Monterey in Scottsdale’s Old Town. Homes in Villa Monterey are comprised of twin/town home styles with both one and two levels.  This is a bit unusual since the majority of Active Adult Communities have only single level homes.  There are a wide variety of floor plans available, and many homes have been remodeled in […]

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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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