Residential Real Estate Archives

Tucson community sells 100 homes in 7 months

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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

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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 →

Shea Homes offers teachers credit toward home purchase

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As summer vacation comes and school begins Shea Homes wants to thank Arizona teachers for their service by offering teachers the Heroes Reward program, which provides teachers with a 1 percent base price credit toward the purchase of a new Shea Home. In addition to offering this exclusive home purchase credit to teachers, Shea Homes also extends this special offer… Read More →

Maracay Homes buys 142 acres in Peoria

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Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the TRI Pointe Group (NYSE:TPH), closed on a two-parcel, $31 million land purchase at The Meadows, a master-planned community located in the fast-growing northern section of Peoria, Ariz.. The acquisition — in combination with an additional $17 million land purchase by the homebuilder 15 months earlier at the… Read More →

The Villas at Baker Park launch as $35M Phoenix infill project

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The Villas at Baker Park, a gated community of 44 new semi-custom homes, is currently under construction at the NW corner of Osborn and 40th street in East Phoenix, on what was formerly the site of Baker Nursery. Richard Felker and Rich Zacher, Principals of Empire Residential, the newly-launched community development component of The Empire… Read More →

Gilbert RE/MAX changes ownership

RE/MAX

The Gilbert RE/MAX Alliance Group is now under the new ownership of Mark and Andrea Toon. The Toons purchased the brokerage from long-time owners Tim and Jo Ann Webley earlier this month. Jo Ann will continue selling real estate at RE/MAX Alliance Group, and Tim will be pursuing outside interests. RE/MAX Alliance Group first opened… Read More →

Eastmark sales ranked No. 11 in the nation

Eastmark

In a report released by real estate advisory group RCLCO this week, Eastmark earned another top spot among the top 20 best-selling master-planned communities in the nation during the first half of 2016. Eastmark was ranked No. 11 in the country and No. 1 in Arizona. Vistancia was the only other Arizona masterplanned community included… Read More →

Fulton Homes earns honor for energy efficiency

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The Environmental Protection Agency recognized Tempe-based homebuilder Fulton Homes for being an industry leader in building energy-saving homes. For the second consecutive year Fulton Homes has received the Indoor airPLUS Leader Award for its dedication to offering safer and healthier homes through participating in the EPA’s Indoor airPLUS Program. Fulton Homes is the only homebuilder in… Read More →

Construction starts on 173 North Peoria homes

North Peoria Homes

Maracay Homes broke ground on the first phase of an upcoming North Peoria residential community, The Meadows, Thursday. Peoria Mayor Cathy Carlat and members of the Peoria City Council joined Maracay Homes for the ground breaking ceremony of the first 173 homes that will be built in the community. Located at the gateway to the city’s… Read More →

Realty Executives expands with Gilbert headquarters

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Valley-based Realty Executives is expanding with a new office in Gilbert, which will serve as the East Valley headquarters for its professional agents.  With the rapid growth of the area, Realty Executives Gilbert will serve the every growing demand for real estate agents with expert local market knowledge throughout the East Valley. “Gilbert continues to… Read More →

Slideshow: Four mountain views, one home

Mountain views

Just when we couldn’t think life could get more unfair, we see a home like this. Arizona has many beautiful views, but from this Fountain Hills home you can see four spectacular ranges from its backyard. Four Peaks, the Superstition Mountains, Red Mountain and Weaver’s Peak can all be seen from the backyard of this… Read More →

Real Trends ranks Walt Danley Realty No. 1

Walt Danley

Walt Danley Realty ranked as the No. 1 selling real estate team in Arizona by sales volume, according to the REAL Trends, “The Thousand: 2016 Teams by Sales Volume.” Walt Danley and his team are ranked No. 1 in the United States for sales volume, having sold $197,203,219 in residential real estate last year. Notably,… Read More →

HomeSmart International launches school supply drive

Higher Ed Growth

HomeSmart International recently announced the franchising company and more than half of its franchisees nationwide will partner together to launch a program dubbed Tools 4 Schools by HomeSmart to donate school supply necessities to thousands of children who desperately need them for the 2016-17 school year. The program is collecting donations from the company’s more… Read More →