Residential Real Estate Archives

Opendoor app gives shoppers on-demand access to homes

Mediterranean Custom Home, Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Opendoor, the fastest growing real estate company in Phoenix, has launched an app for iPhone and Android that gives home buyers instant access to hundreds of homes for sale in the Phoenix area. With a few taps, buyers can find homes that match their criteria, view home details, and instantly take the next step of… Read More →

Fulton Homes plays in ‘Super Bowl of Politics’


Valley viewers tuning into the Presidential debates are seeing more than just candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aggressively debating issues and trading barbs. Many saw a local company, Fulton Homes, run a creative spot to appeal to these viewers who are highly engaged in the 2016 Presidential Election. Joining the likes of Audi, Jeep,… Read More →

Meritage Homes celebrates delivery of 100,000th home

Steven J. Hilton, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Meritage Homes, and the Meritage Homes team celebrate the delivery of the 100,000th home at a ribbon cutting ceremony in Peoria.

Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) announced it has completed and will soon close the sale of its 100,000th home. A celebration took place Oct. 14 in Phoenix to commemorate this milestone with the 100,000th homeowner. “Knowing that we are about to deliver Meritage’s 100,000th home brings an overwhelming sense of achievement for the company and for me personally,”… Read More →

Taylor Morrison will debut 2 luxury communities in Scottsdale

Taylor Morrison

Luxurious and relaxed living is coming to North Scottsdale with the grand opening of two, new communities, Copper Sky and Andaluza by Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer. The grand opening event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., at 8736 E. Granite Pass Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85266,… Read More →

Fulton Homes vet program honors Wounded Warriors


For the fifth consecutive year Fulton Homes is showing its appreciation for America’s veterans by encouraging everyone in the Valley to display the American flag this Veteran’s Day, and at the same time benefit the Wounded Warriors Project.              The Tempe-based homebuilder has again partnered with 100.7 KSLX for the “Fly the Flag for Veteran’s Day”… Read More →

Terrata Homes enters Phoenix market with Estrella neighborhood

Reviving the Construction Industry

Newland Communities today announced Terrata Homes as the latest new builder to join its Goodyear master-planned community of Estrella, with 92 lots in Montecito. Its “Mirador” neighborhood will mark Terrata’s debut in Arizona and feature four distinct floor plans, each exceeding 2,000 square feet. The homes will sit on 65-foot-wide lots and feature the luxurious… Read More →

Valley real estate firm showcases virtual reality technology

DeLex Realty features virtual reality stations in its Peoria office. (Photo by Zack Moran/Cronkite News)

Walk into the Peoria offices of DeLex Realty, and you’ll find something unusual – virtual reality headsets. Put them on, and you can “virtually” tour a $296,000, 2,000-square-foot home several miles away in Sun City. DeLex Realty is starting to incorporate virtual reality into buying homes, designed to make the experience faster and easier for… Read More →

How real estate agents can prevent unauthorized document access


Buying a home is part of the American dream. But one scam could turn it into a nightmare, endangering years’ worth of clients’ savings, as well as your reputation as a real estate professional. The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of Realtors are warning the real estate industry about a “bogus email” that… Read More →

Mountain Shadow Resort homes sales gallery opens

A rendering of one of the homes that will be available at Mountain Shadows Resort. (Photo courtesy of The New Home Company)

With construction underway, California-based The New Home Company (NEW HOME, NYSE: NWHM) is opening an on-site sales gallery for its first housing development in Arizona. New Home is building luxury homes at the Mountain Shadows Resort in Paradise Valley. The resort is expected to open in early 2017. Mountain Shadows is the newest community of resort… Read More →

Meritage Homes donating mortgage-free home to veteran


Operation Homefront and Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE: MTH) are joining forces to thank a Phoenix-area veteran for his service by presenting his family with a new mortgage-free home on Veterans Day.   U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Joseph Moncreif will receive the keys to his new 2,278-square-foot home, in a ceremony on November 11. The three-bedroom,… Read More →

Shea Homes buys 75.3-acres near Ray and Recker Roads


Gilbert is getting some new neighbors as Shea Homes purchases 75.3-acres for three upcoming communities on the land. Shea Homes bought the land for $16 million from Atlas Development II LLC., and the home developers will start development on the new communities in October. The upcoming homes will range from 1,723 to 3,351 square feet.… Read More →

Realty Executives named official sponsor of The Polo Party

Realty Executives

Realty Executives Phoenix has been named the Official Real Estate Sponsor of the 2017 Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championship. The world’s most well attended polo event will take place on Saturday, November 5th on the fields at WestWorld of Scottsdale. This year, Realty Executives will be adding to the event’s featured attractions with their own hospitality… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Homeowners Financial Group


Homeowners Financial Group Most Admired Company: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Bill Rogers, founder and CEO What it does: Mortgage company. Admirable quality: The leadership of Homeowners Financial Group takes part in offsite workshops for team building, developing and strategizing. Each member of the leadership team has access to a business coach… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: MC Residential Communities


MC Residential Communities Most Admired Company: 2016 Top Arizona executive: Lesley Brice, president What it does: Full-service real estate investment and property management company. Admirable quality: When designing the corporate office, MC’s partners created an environment that promotes fun and engagement. A 1950s diner-theme lunch room ensures that lunch provides an atmosphere that fuels employees’… Read More →