Residential Real Estate Archives

Estrella by Newland Communities sells 5,000th home

Offering residents a desert oasis rich with amenities and quality homes, the West Valley community of Estrella recently closed on its 5,000th home. Currently, eight new home builders offer potential residents a wide variety of floor plans to suit any lifestyle. Located approximately 17 miles west from Phoenix, Estrella is known for its natural desert… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Clayton Nash Real Estate expands into Texas

Arizona-based real estate brokerage Clayton Nash Real Estate expands to Texas with a new office in Houston. Clayton Nash Real Estate is a new technology-focused real estate firm offering agents anunprecedented marketing program that includes time saving programs for agents, cutting edge lead generation and sales technology with ongoing sales training and support that puts… Read More →

New data shows Millennials are buying more houses

Varo Money, Inc., a digital banking app for ambitious Millennials who are hands-off with their money, today announced the release of its deep dive survey on how “hands-off millennials” manage their finances without making detailed budgets or categorizing expenses. Varo surveyed 287 hands-off, creditworthy millennials about their financial hopes and fears, their day-to-day financial routines,… Read More →

NexMetro Communities expands Valley footprint

Phoenix-based NexMetro Communities is introducing two new neighborhoods in the East Valley to meet the growing demand for the company’s innovative luxury leased home lifestyle. The company is the pioneer of hybrid communities that offer lifestyle-consious consumers a new home experience without the burdens of home ownership. “These consumers could buy, but instead choose a… Read More →

HomeSmart makes prestigious Top 500 lists

Matt Widdows

HomeSmart LLC announced it has once again been named to RISMedia’s prestigious 29th annual Power Broker Report and to the prestigious 2017 REAL Trends 500. For the Power Broker Report, the franchise is ranked No. 9 by volume with $6,919,101,917 and No. 10 by sides with 24,381 transactions in 2016. In the 2017 REAL Trends… Read More →

Scottsdale-based HomeSmart acquires Colorado brokerage

Matt Widdows

HomeSmart, recognized by Real Trends 500 as a top 10 residential real estate company in the United States, has become the No. 1 brokerage in Colorado based on agent count. Its recent acquisition of Cherry Creek Properties, catapults HomeSmart’s total network agent count to over 13,000 and increases its footprint to 123 office locations in… Read More →

Christopher Todd Communities breaks ground in West Valley

Todd Wood, CEO of Christopher Todd Communities, has aggressive growth plans to bring his innovative alternative to traditional apartment living to various neighborhoods in the greater Phoenix area. His company has begun work on its second “horizontal,” luxury, single-family home rental community, located on 99th Avenue just north of Lower Buckeye Road in Phoenix.  The… Read More →

Cardinals and Shea Homes make a difference in Phoenix

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Shea Homes and the Arizona Cardinals celebrated the complete makeover of the House of Helps Community and Worship Center in South Phoenix.  The celebration included a ribbon cutting, a check presentation, a tour, and time for the community to spend with five Arizona Cardinals players, Big Red and Arizona Cardinals… Read More →

Robson Communities honored at MAME competition

Robson Communities took home multiple awards at the 32nd Annual Major Achievements in Merchandising Excellence (MAME) competition. The awards ceremony was held April 29, 2017 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix and honored the exemplary efforts of builders, land developers, interior designers, architects, sales managers and sales associates. Presented by the Home Builders Association of Central… Read More →

Eastmark leads East Valley in home sales

DMB announced that competitive sales analyses have identified Eastmark as the top selling home community in the East Valley with 275 total sales in the first quarter of 2017.  Sales transactions are trending higher than 2016 numbers. Throughout 2016, Eastmark averaged 42 sales per month; in the first part of 2017, the community is averaging… Read More →

Clayton Nash Real Estate plans to hire 1,200 this year

Arizona Multihousing Association Career and Job Fair

In today’s fast-paced world of real estate, the traditional approach to buying and selling homes is outdated.  Clayton Nash Real Estate, a new real estate brokerage rooted in technology and efficiency has launched in Arizona with a company philosophy that puts both real estate agents and homebuyers ahead of the curve. The company is headquartered… Read More →

Fulton Homes earns 3rd Energy Star Partner of the Year

National Bank of Arizona, APS Energy Efficiency Partnership

Fulton Homes, a local home builder, has been awarded the Energy Star Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence. They are one of only nine companies in the country to win this award in their category. This makes them the only builder to win this award three times. The Energy Start Partner of the Year… Read More →

Phoenix-based NexMetro Communities expands into Texas

Phoenix-based NexMetro Communities, a pioneer of next-generation leased-home neighborhoods, has announced the grand opening of Avilla Premier in Plano, TX. The new home community represents the first of its kind in Texas: a hybrid rental home community designed to attract lifestyle-conscious consumers who would rather lease than own a home. “Avilla Homes offer a lifestyle… Read More →

Shea Homes opens sales gallery for Azure in Paradise Valley

Housing and transportation

Shea Homes has opened the Sales Gallery for its newest high-end development, Azure, a Shea Signature™ Community with 66 homes located within the 105-acre master-planned community known as The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley that is currently under development. Shea intends to offer five different residence plans sized at 4,000 square feet and up with multi-level options.… Read More →