North West Valley

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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Active Adult Communities

CantaMia

CantaMia is another great example of locating an Active Adult Community within or adjacent to a multigenerational community.   It offers the opportunity for the 55+ family members to enjoy their extensive exclusive Active Adult facilities as well as share the additional recreational activities with their families who live in the Estrella ranch community.   This I […]

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South East Valley

Power Ranch

Power Ranch is the master planned community that has set the standard in the southeast valley.    Power Ranch is designed to celebrate diversity and foster the active Arizona family lifestyle with a wide variety of homeowner activities. Although Power Ranch is a growing community, it retains the small town feeling that is the hallmark of […]

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North East Valley

Kierland

Kierland comes as close as exists in Scottsdale to Urban lifestyle. There are several condo, loft and town home subdivisions within a short walk of the Kierland Commons Main Street. The Commons has several restaurants varying in size from the large PF Changs to cozy sidewalk cafes. Ice cream and Starbucks can be enjoyed while […]

Scottsdale

Scottsdale was named by the New York Times as “The Beverly Hills of the Desert” and is considered to be one of the most luxurious resort destinations in the nation. Scottsdale has become internationally recognized and is regarded as one of the most expensive and posh areas in the United States and a premiere tourist […]

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Why do you care if your home inspector is an ASHI Member?

ASHI is the American Society of Home Inspectors.  Even though the state of Arizona has based the standards for home inspectors on the ASHI standards, an ASHI Home Inspector has a higher level of experience.  The Arizona State Licensing requires 30 inspections with  an experienced licensed inspector.  ASHI requires the Home Inspectors to have 250 […]

What is NOT included in my Home Inspection?

Understanding what is, and isn’t included in your home inspection is important for you the buyer. Your home inspector is going to inspect Site Structure Attic Roof Laundry Plumbing Heating/Cooling Electrical Interior Kitchen Bathrooms Pool/Spa That seems like the whole house… and all the main items… but there are items that the Home Inspector is […]

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