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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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

Sun Lakes

Sun Lakes is a large Active Adult Community in the south-east valley built by Robson.  The total community is close to 6 square miles, divided north and south by Riggs Road and east and west by Dobson and Alma School Roads.  It has three 18 hole private golf courses, one 18 hole and three 9 […]

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North East Valley

The Boulders

The Boulders is a very prestigious resort community sharing zip codes with both Scottsdale and Carefree.   Elegant homes and villas blend into the desert strewn with giant boulders.   The always manned gate of the 240 casita resort offers both residents and guests a unique lifestyle.   The world renowned Golden Door Spa opened in 2001 has […]

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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Does Solar Add Value To Your Home?

Does Solar Add Value To Your Home? Yes, No, Maybe My favorite answer. Frustrating at times but it is true. Let’s dig down… Leasing Solar- No If you are leasing a solar system you don’t own it so it is not adding value to the home.  Even if the solar lease has been pre-paid. The savings […]

Smile, You’re on Candid Camera

Do you remember that show?  The funny things people did when they didn’t know a camera was aimed their direction. Today, there are cameras everywhere!  Even in homes you are looking at to purchase. Home security systems are so reasonably priced, and the wifi cameras you can watch live on your smartphone.  It makes it […]

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. . .

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