Residential Real Estate Archives

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

New America School

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 →

Perfect homes with a “Man Cave” for Dad

Dad father

Summer is upon us and one of the most special family holidays is a couple weeks away.  As we gear up to celebrate Father’s Day, Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty has five luxurious Arizona properties that would make the perfect gift for any dad, who wants an opportunity to unwind, relax, and decompress.   Photos courtesy of Russ Lyon… Read More →

Thomas Title & Escrow office opens in Rivulon

Rivulon Building

Thomas Title & Escrow is opening its new offices on Monday, June 6 at a 3,000 square-foot space in Gilbert’s 250-acre Rivulon project at the northeast corner of South Loop 202 and Gilbert Road. Currently the team is opening escrows to be closed at this location. TT&E will be the only title and escrow agency in the Rivulon… Read More →

Pinal County’s Dolce Vita wins national industry award

Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita, the Apache Junction manufactured home community, earned 2016 Community of the Year honors for the Western region. The 55-plus, gated community was one of four national winners recognized by the Manufactured Housing Institute National Industry Awards. Murex Properties, a Florida-based company that owns and manages premier manufactured housing communities throughout the United States, purchased the community in conjunction… Read More →

New home starts up 60% from last year in Phoenix

homes

Metrostudy’s 1Q16 survey of the Phoenix housing market shows annual home starts, attached and detached, in the Phoenix area numbered 16,687 over the past four quarters ending 1Q16, a 60% increase YoY and up 13% from 4Q15. Quarterly starts in 1Q16 numbered 3,928 units, up 47%% from 1Q15. Annual closings numbered 12,651, up 20% YoY,… Read More →

82 homesites purchased in Gilbert

Gilbert

Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the TRI Pointe Group (NYSE:TPH), has closed on 82 homesites at Adora Trails, an amenity-rich master planned community near the San Tan Mountains in Gilbert, Arizona. Located near the southeast corner of Riggs Road and Val Vista Drive, Maracay’s parcel at Adora Trails will be developed into a new, single-family… Read More →

Thomas Title & Escrow announces national launch

Housing and transportation

It’s all about growth at Thomas Title & Escrow’s Scottsdale office where Kevin Kinerk has been promoted to President of the Arizona market. Mr. Kinerk now assumes responsibility for day-to-day management along with developing and maintaining client relationships. “Kevin has the requisite executive experience to lead our Arizona operations to sustained growth. He’s been deeply… Read More →

Two Biltmore Estates debuts final phase of plan

Two Biltmore Estates

Two Biltmore Estates has unveiled the final phase of its 38 home luxury collection nestled within the iconic Arizona Biltmore neighborhood. Developed by renowned Arizona Biltmore builder Geneva Holdings, the final few homes in Two Biltmore Estates are exceeding record sales for the tony community, averaging over $1.8 million each. “Homes in the Arizona Biltmore maintain and… Read More →

Shea Homes partners with Arizona Cardinals

Shea homes

Shea Homes Arizona announced that it has signed on for the 2016-17 season by the Arizona Cardinals. This will be the second consecutive season the homebuilder is taking on the role of Proud Partner of the Arizona Cardinals. “The fit between Shea Homes and the Arizona Cardinals is truly a perfect match,” said Ken Peterson, vice… Read More →

Luxury residential and lifestyle company launches

Luxury residential

The True Life Companies, a Scottsdale-based strategic real estate investment and community development firm, has launched Symmetry, a residential and lifestyle company that is committed to offering premium, resort-influenced amenities and first class hospitality. The new company embraces a core philosophy of meaningful balance and aims to create, build and serve luxury communities where an… Read More →

Upcoming Phoenix community built with Millennials in mind

Phoenix community

Encanto Living owned by Justin Johnson, is beginning construction on its new Moon Valley-area single-family community. The 29-home infill development, called Encanto Moon Valley, is one of the first in the area since the economic recovery and one of three such planned communities where the homes are being designed with a historic feel, amenities and… Read More →

The rise of the home-owning tourist

house

It’s no secret that Arizona is the place to be in the wintertime. The warm, sunny days coupled with a variety of events around the Valley often entice tourists to call Arizona their home for part of the year. As one of the top “snowbird” states in the nation, when should tourists consider transitioning from… Read More →