Residential Real Estate Archives

Miramonte Homes is building vacation homes in Flagstaff


Miramonte Homes introduces Switzer Canyon, a 48-home community located just 1.36 miles from downtown Flagstaff. On the 19.58-acre property, Miramonte Homes offers luxury townhomes in historic Cherry Hill. With magnificent views of the San Francisco Peaks and Mount Elden Peak, Miramonte at Switzer Canyon is located within minutes of the Flagstaff Medical Center, , Buffalo Park,… Read More →

Sandra Wilken earns ‘Top Women in Real Estate’ honor


Sandra Wilken, founder, designated broker and private office advisor for leading luxury real estate firm Engel & Völkers Scottsdale, has been recognized as one of 2015’s “Top Women in Real Estate” by the Scottsdale Women’s Council of REALTORS®.  The list recognizes the top female producers in Scottsdale, Ariz. Award honorees were selected based on Maricopa County’s reported overall… Read More →

12 finalists selected for Scottsdale Chamber’s Sterling Awards  Elnur Amikishiyev

The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2015 Sterling Awards, recognizing local companies that have demonstrated excellence, innovation and community stewardship. Bryce Lloyd, Chamber Board Chair said, “There is nothing like the Sterling Awards, both in stature and event presentation. Companies are always honored to be finalists and learn so… Read More →

Cullum Homes plans new development in Silverleaf


Cullum Homes, ranked the No. 1 custom home builder in the Valley, has announced plans for a new development in Silverleaf, the Valley’s most affluent private community located in North Scottsdale. The Village at Silverleaf is the newest offering in the prestigious Silverleaf community and exemplifies the ultimate in resort and club lifestyle. Comprised of 19… Read More →

Berkshire Hathaway donates 105,000 bottles of water

Sundt water bottles

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties donated 105,568 bottles of water to the Phoenix Rescue Mission this week. The company’s annual Code Red Water Drive provided nearly 9,000 more bottles of water over its 97,000 bottle donation in 2014. “This is the fourth year we have held a summer water drive for the Phoenix Rescue Mission,… Read More →

OneGuard named to Inc. 5000 list

Growth expansion

OneGuard Home Warranties has been named to Inc. magazine’s 2015 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies, which takes a comprehensive look at one of the most important segments of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. “OneGuard has redefined the way home warranties are viewed, which is what has continued to propel our growth year after year,” said Scott Smith, CEO… Read More →

Local Residential Real Estate launches construction division


Strong Tower Real Estate Group has officially added a full-service residential construction division. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based residential real estate brokerage has acquired local general contracting company Pendragon Construction, LLC, which is now operating under the Strong Tower umbrella as Strong Tower Homes & Construction. Strong Tower Homes & Construction will provide general contracting services to help homeowners sell… Read More →

Maracay Homes breaks ground on Vistoso Swim Park


Construction has begun on a new swim park and pool building located in the heart of Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso, a 122-acre collection of five distinct neighborhoods emerging on one of the final  – and best – remaining parcels in Tucson’s Rancho Vistoso master-planned community. Center Pointe Vistoso is slated to open in early 2016. Destined to become the… Read More →

Rosey Koberlein: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Rosey Koberlein, CEO, Long Companies Koberlein is the CEO of Long Companies and has served in branch and senior management positions within Long Realty since 1991. This year, she was named to the Swanepoel Power 200 Most Powerful People in Real Estate. Greatest accomplishment: “Thriving through the recession. Our organization is better today than 2006. More focused,… Read More →

Shea Homes reports new home sales on the rise

Shea Homes

Shea Homes reported a strong second quarter for new home sales. From April to June, Shea Homes recorded 137 new home sales, compared with 87 new homes sold during the same time period last year, a 57 percent year-over-year increase. “We’re seeing strong growth across the Valley,” said Ken Peterson, VP of Sales and Marketing… Read More →

Arizona joins states using Uniform Mortgage Test


The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has announced that the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions (the Department) began using the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Test with Uniform State Content on July 15, bringing the total number of state agencies that use the test to 47. The Department regulates non-bank mortgage lending in… Read More →

Ranking Arizona voting for 2016 ends tomorrow

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Everybody wants to be the best. In business, being the best can boost a company’s bottom line. Ranking Arizona lets Arizona companies prove they’re among the 10 best in their industries. Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business, which is published annually by AZ Big Media, is the result of largest business opinion poll taken in… Read More →

Vistancia records highest new home sales since 2008

Family on Trail at Vistancia

Mirroring a national real estate trend, Vistancia has experienced the highest first two quarters in new home sales activity since 2008, achieving 271 net sales at mid-year among the master plan’s three actively selling communities – The Village at Vistancia, a family-friendly multi-generation community; Blackstone at Vistancia, a gated luxury golf course community featuring the… Read More →

Private club coming to ENVY Residences in Scottsdale


There isn’t even a doorman for the soon-to-be most exclusive nightlife destination in Scottsdale. In fact, the only way it can be accessed is by key. Dwelling within the $47M ENVY Residences building, the latest edition to the Scottsdale nightlife scene is a unique private venue open only to ENVY owners and their guests.Designed for… Read More →