Stunning Backyard Waterfront Home in Desert Harbor!

One of the premiere lots in the community, you can't pass on this one! This Waterfront Home in Desert Harbor boasts a great floor plan with dual sided fireplace, good sized kitchen with newer stainless appliances, Den with built in murphy bed and double doors for extra guests. The best part is the backyard complete with a pebble tec pool with in floor cleaning system and spa. Putting green, citrus trees. ... [Read More]

13425 W Fargo Dr 2600+ sq ft SINGLE LEVEL!

MUST SEE before it's gone! Lightly lived in original owner home is waiting for your touches and offers a large pool ready lot and coveted 3 car garage! ... [Read More]

Sun City Festival 3rd Q Sales 2016

Sun  City Festival  sales volume for the 3rd Quarter increased 24.5% continuing the sales gain trend from the 1st half. Units sold however, just increased by five. 39 units sold in ’16 vs. 34 in 15.  Sales price per sq ft is continuing to climb supported by lower inventory as well as the trend toward smaller homes. The smaller the home, the higher price per square foot is normal. Going into Oct. we should see some steady activity trickling through before the big rush of seasonal buyers that will begin in the ... [Read More]

Trilogy at Vistancia 3rd Q Sales 2016

Trilogy at Vistancia sales volume for the 3rd Quarter increased 4.5% in volume bouncing back from the slower 1st half. Units sold however, just increased by one. 33 units sold in '16 vs. 32 in 15.  Sales price per sq ft is continuing to climb supported by lower inventory, particularly with a view lot either on a wash or golf course lot.  Going into Oct. we should see some steady activity trickling through before the big rush of seasonal buyers that will begin in the first quarter. If you are thinking about putting ... [Read More]

What I need to know about Property Taxes in Arizona

Arizona is a wonderful place to settle in and call home. Affordable housing, great climate, tons of activities, and another perk: Property Taxes. Here in Maricopa county our tax base is very affordable compared to many other states. But it usually is a bit confusing....read on for an in-depth explanation.  If you already own a property in Arizona and want to check on your assessment you may do so here: Maricopa.gov   Assessed Value vs. Market Value Many people have some confusion on how are property ... [Read More]

Homeowner’s Checklist: 21 Things To Do All Year

  Winter    1.Change or clean air intake filters.This helps to get better heating/cooling and improves air quality. Buy cheap filters by the dozen and mark your calendar to change them every month!    2.Check and repair window screens.Do this in the late winter right before spring.    3 Do an overall inspection of your home’s exterior. See if there’s any damage (paint, stucco cracking, or holes) Include the fascia boards at the eves….these can suffer from dry rot and should be sealed or ... [Read More]

17618 N Conestoga Dr New Listing!

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Sun City Festival 1st Half Sales Update 2016

Sun City Festival is the top selling active adult community in resale units for the first half of 2016 compared with other actively selling communities.  Additionally, volume was up 15% over last year. A big factor for this is the affordability of the homes in the community. Sun City Festival is one of the few active adult communities where you can get a home in the high 100s to low 200s that is newer and includes upgraded features. Of 90 units sold in the first half, 33 were at or  below 225,000. A great way to ... [Read More]

Trilogy at Vistancia Sale News 1st half 2016

During the first half of 2016 Trilogy at Vistancia saw a decline in sales volume of 18.4% in resale homes compared with previous year's sales. Why did this occur? Various answers come into play, namely the new annex parcel sales took off with the opening of new parcels and plans. Buyer traffic is also decreased in active adult communities in general after being very strong for several years. While it may not be the best time to put your home on the market, especially in the summer, it is a GREAT time to buy one! ... [Read More]

Blackstone Country Club

Blackstone Country Club is a Best Places to Live in Phoenix winner! Garnering alot of attention for the Jim Engh designed golf course. And the award winning Bing Hu designed Hacienda Club, it's easy to see why.  Consequently people from all over are snapping up new homes here in 2016.  While Scottsdale is known for top notch private clubs, Blackstone offers a tremendous value in North Peoria.  Labeled as the "New Scottsdale", this up and coming city offers unparalleled desert preserves, Lake Pleasant, and lots of ... [Read More]