North West Valley


Sun City Grand

In 1996 construction began on Sun City Grand just to the west and south of Sun City West, with Grand Avenue (Rt. 60) being a divider.  This Active Adult Community was to have a greater range of home sizes.  It was smaller with only 10,000 homes, 5 pools and 3 golf courses.   The community was […]

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Active Adult Communities


Province at Rancho el Dorado

Province at Rancho el Dorado, The 50 Plus Housing Council of the National Association of Home Builders voted Province by Engle Homes the best Active Adult Community in America in January, 2006.   The quality of housing and amenities, design and environmental sustainability is fulfilling the needs of a new generation of homebuyers.   Their Village Center […]

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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



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 […]


Fountain Hills

The Town of Fountain Hills is a master planned community carved out of one of the largest cattle ranches in Arizona in 1970. The community has one of the lowest density ratios in the valley, being just shy of 2 people per acre. The total population is expected to max out at 30,000. Fountain Hills […]

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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 […] ~ Copyright © 2005 ~ All Rights Reserved