Residential Real Estate Archives

KB Home opens La Ventilla in Goodyear

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KB Home, one of the nation’s largest and most recognized homebuilders, is celebrating the grand opening of its La Ventilla community in Goodyear. KB Home will offer homebuyers the choice of five one- and two-story floor plans and the opportunity to live within minutes of the area’s major highways, downtown Phoenix and abundant outdoor recreation.… Read More →

Maracay Homes introduces new community in Chandler

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Maracay Homes is celebrating the opening of its latest residential community, Layton Lakes, with a neighborhood gathering from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 23. The gated community is Maracay’s second Chandler neighborhood to open this year.   Located on Layton Lakes Boulevard, east of Gilbert Road, the neighborhood lies within the Layton Lakes master-planned… Read More →

Lennar wins HBACA Co-Home of the Year

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Lennar’s Crest floorplan, featured at Encore at Victory in the masterplanned Verrado community, recently won Co-Home of the Year in the Active Adult Community category during the HBACA Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence Awards (MAME). “We are so appreciative that our peers recognized our Crest floorplan with this honor,” said Alan Jones, Division President for… Read More →

Experts see a stronger year in Phoenix housing market

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The spring weather isn’t the only thing that’s favorable in Arizona. “The biggest overall trend we see in residential real estate is the market trending upward from relief to optimism,” says Matt Widdows, founder of HomeSmart International. “We are continuing to see an uptake in the market across the board. Housing prices are on the… Read More →

Fulton Homes earns Energy Star award

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Fulton Homes has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a 2015 ENERGY STAR “Partner of the Year.” The Tempe-based homebuilder was presented with the New Home Builder Award in front of more than 900 people at a gathering in Washington, D.C. on April 20. Fulton Homes joined 128 other winner from top… Read More →

Beazer Homes offers summer savings for buyers

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Beazer Homes Phoenix, a Top 10 national homebuilder, is offering summer savings opportunities to buyers through the Come Home to More Event May 1-17. “This is a great opportunity for homebuyers to see how they can get more out of a new home,” said Tim Little, Division President for Beazer Homes Phoenix. “All of Beazer’s… Read More →

Chandler development brings luxury villas to Fulton Ranch

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There is more luxury development on the horizon for the in-demand Fulton Ranch neighborhood in Chandler. Valley-based Serenity Development is set to build 128 luxury condominium villas as part of Serenity at Fulton Ranch, the final new-home neighborhood of the premier Fulton Ranch master plan. Construction and sales are currently underway with first deliveries later… Read More →

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 →