Residential Real Estate Archives

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

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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 →

Maracay Homes buys 37 Mesa homesites

McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Photo: Flickr, Dru Bloomfield - At Home in Scottsdale

Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the TRI Pointe Group (NYSE:TPH), purchased 37 homesites for $2.1 million. The sites are located near the Superstition Mountains in north Mesa, Arizona, the homebuilder announced Friday. The parcel, situated east of Brown and Crimson Roads, two miles east of the Loop 202, is zoned and pre-platted for… Read More →

Fulton Homes opening new communities in Gilbert

Fulton Homes

Homebuyers looking for two-story homes that live like a single-story will soon have three new Gilbert communities to choose from. This fall, Fulton Homes will open its Santa Fe and Central & Vermont communities at Cooley Station, located at Recker Road north of Williamsfield Road in Gilbert. The Santa Fe community will open in September; Central… Read More →

Shea Homes Arizona is opening its newest development

Shea Homes Arizona

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, Shea Homes Arizona will open its newest development, 24 North, a gated community in North Phoenix consisting of 111 two-story single family detached courtyard villas. There will be four progressive exterior architectural designs available – Contemporary, Sonoran, Santa Barbara, and Monterey. Modern interior features include large great rooms, versatile lofts… Read More →

Photos: $6.75M Forest Highlands Golf Club renovation

Forest Highlands Golf Club

Flagstaff mountain and golf community, Forest Highlands Golf Club, recently completed a $6.75 million renovation to both its clubhouses, and the new look is beautiful. Photos courtesy of Forest Highlands Golf Club The clubhouses are located adjacent to the award-winning Tom Weiskopf-designed courses: The Canyon Course and the Meadow Course. “Our members trusted us with… Read More →

Tucson community sells 100 homes in 7 months

Home sales

Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso community has sold an average of one new home every 48 hours (100 homes in 200 days) since opening just under seven months ago. The success of the community, located in the Tucson, Arizona, suburb of Oro Valley, offers a vivid snapshot of the national housing industry’s record-breaking growth, which… Read More →

Taylor Morrison will introduce new homes at Eastmark

Reviving the Construction Industry

Taylor Morrison, a leading national builder and developer, has completed the purchase of a parcel of 50 lots in Arizona at the East Mesa master-planned community of Eastmark. The new parcel purchase will be yet another stage of development in the Eastmark community, where Taylor Morrison’s Phoenix Division has been building since 2013. “It’s an… Read More →

Realty Executives opens new North Scottsdale office


Already one of the largest brokerages in the country, Valley-based Realty Executives International is expanding its Valley footprint with the opening of Realty Executives Pinnacle Peak in North Scottsdale. A surge in Valley agents joining the Realty Executives team has resulted in a rapid expansion Valleywide, with more new offices planned for both metro-Phoenix and… Read More →