Residential Real Estate Archives

Shea Homes reports increase in new home sales

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New home sales are on the rise. During the first three months of this year, Shea Homes reports sales of 151 new homes, compared with 58 new homes sold during the same time period last year, a 160 percent increase. “We’re extremely pleased with the surge in new home sales,” said Ken Peterson, VP of… Read More →

Healthy Housing Challenge kicks off in Phoenix

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Rebuilding Together and a team of Wells Fargo volunteers will formally kick off the Healthy Housing Challenge  on April 25, 2015 by completing critical repairs to make a home in North Central Phoenix dramatically healthier and safer. Repairs will include: painting and landscaping the home’s exterior, new windows, siding and fascia and will be funded, in part, by… Read More →

Fulton Homes gives $74,400 to Suns Charities

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Saturday night just before tip-off of the Phoenix Suns-Utah Jazz game, Fulton Homes Vice President Dennis Webb presented a $74,400 check to local Phoenix charities for the season-long “Proud to Own the 3-Point Zone” program. Throughout the season the Tempe-based homebuilder donated $100 each time a Suns player drained a three-point shot. During this NBA… Read More →

$47M ENVY Residences breaks ground in Scottsdale

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Envy Residences, the first and only luxury condominium tower to be built in downtown Scottsdale’s Entertainment District has broken ground at 4424 N. 75th St. Created by visionary developer Deco Communities, the highly-anticipated $47M project will bring 89 limited edition high-end residences to the heart of Old Town Scottsdale’s arts, entertainment and restaurants mecca.  The… Read More →

Phoenix faces growing gap between income, rent hikes

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A new report shows Tucson and Phoenix-area renters have had to deal with a double whammy: Dwindling or stagnant incomes coupled with significant rent hikes. The report, released last week by the National Association of Realtors, indicated the two metro areas are among those where the gap between rental costs and household income is increasing.… Read More →

Expect a stronger spring in the Phoenix housing market

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Expect to see a stronger spring this year in the Phoenix housing market than we saw last year. January was the “lull before the storm,” according to the latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Here are the highlights of that report on Maricopa and Pinal counties… Read More →

OneGuard Home Warranties earns national recognition

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OneGuard Home Warranties is the first home warranty company in America to earn the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.   Founded in 1990, OneGuard Home Warranties is trusted by homeowners in Arizona and Texas to… Read More →

Scottsdale developers converting visitors to residents

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Ushering in a new era of Downtown Scottsdale development, Deco Communities has opened the Sales Center for Inspire on Earll, the $42M development project set to bring 97 contemporary condominium residences to Downtown Scottsdale. Located at the corner of Scottsdale Rd. and Goldwater Blvd., neighboring authentically local Old Town hotspots like Sip Coffee and Beer… Read More →

FirstBank fund helps qualified homebuyers buy new homes

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FirstBank Holding Company, a holding company with 15 banking locations throughout Arizona, announced a $1 million community development investment with Trellis (formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix), an organization dedicated to making financially stable homes, neighborhoods and communities possible in Maricopa County. FirstBank’s contribution will provide qualified homebuyers up to $25,000 to be used as… Read More →

Shea Homes announces partnership with GE

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Shea Homes, the country’s largest privately held builder of new homes, announced its national partnership with GE Appliances. This partnership means Shea Homes design centers in communities across California, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington will now offer a selection of GE appliances to new home buyers. “At Shea… Read More →

Berkshire Hathaway recognizes top sales executives

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Leaders and representatives from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties gathered at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa to recognize the company’s top sales executives for 2014. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties and its sister company, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties, together comprise the third largest Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise in the world. Combined, the companies… Read More →

Lennar re-enters Arizona active adult business

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After a 12 year hiatus, Lennar Arizona is back in the business of creating homes within an active adult community.  “The timing was right for us as a company, and certainly as a nation with the growing number of Baby Boomers who are looking for new lifestyles and homes,” said Alan Jones, Lennar Arizona president. … Read More →

Maracay launches new lending service in Arizona

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Maracay Homes announced the launch of TRI Pointe Connect as its in-house mortgage originator, making Arizona one of the first two states in the nation to offer mortgage services through the new company. Formed as a joint venture between Maracay Home’s parent company, TRI Pointe Group, and imortgage, TRI Pointe Connect opened its doors in… Read More →

Valley ‘Condo Queen’ tapped for Inspire on Earll

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The Valley’s reigning “Condo Queen” has been selected as the Exclusive Listing Agent for one of the Valley’s most exciting and ambitious new projects set to redefine South Scottsdale. Deco Communities has chosen an emerging area just south of Old Town Scottsdale to debut its latest, exciting residential concept: Inspire, and Roberta Candelaria with Phoenix… Read More →