Residential Real Estate Archives

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 →

Scottsdale developers converting visitors to residents

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Ushering in a new era of Downtown Scottsdale development, Deco Communities has opened the Sales Center for Inspire on Earll, the $42M development project set to bring 97 contemporary condominium residences to Downtown Scottsdale. Located at the corner of Scottsdale Rd. and Goldwater Blvd., neighboring authentically local Old Town hotspots like Sip Coffee and Beer… Read More →

FirstBank fund helps qualified homebuyers buy new homes

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FirstBank Holding Company, a holding company with 15 banking locations throughout Arizona, announced a $1 million community development investment with Trellis (formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix), an organization dedicated to making financially stable homes, neighborhoods and communities possible in Maricopa County. FirstBank’s contribution will provide qualified homebuyers up to $25,000 to be used as… Read More →

Shea Homes announces partnership with GE

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Shea Homes, the country’s largest privately held builder of new homes, announced its national partnership with GE Appliances. This partnership means Shea Homes design centers in communities across California, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington will now offer a selection of GE appliances to new home buyers. “At Shea… Read More →

Berkshire Hathaway recognizes top sales executives

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Leaders and representatives from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties gathered at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa to recognize the company’s top sales executives for 2014. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties and its sister company, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties, together comprise the third largest Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise in the world. Combined, the companies… Read More →

Lennar re-enters Arizona active adult business

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After a 12 year hiatus, Lennar Arizona is back in the business of creating homes within an active adult community.  “The timing was right for us as a company, and certainly as a nation with the growing number of Baby Boomers who are looking for new lifestyles and homes,” said Alan Jones, Lennar Arizona president. … Read More →

Maracay launches new lending service in Arizona

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Maracay Homes announced the launch of TRI Pointe Connect as its in-house mortgage originator, making Arizona one of the first two states in the nation to offer mortgage services through the new company. Formed as a joint venture between Maracay Home’s parent company, TRI Pointe Group, and imortgage, TRI Pointe Connect opened its doors in… Read More →

Valley ‘Condo Queen’ tapped for Inspire on Earll

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The Valley’s reigning “Condo Queen” has been selected as the Exclusive Listing Agent for one of the Valley’s most exciting and ambitious new projects set to redefine South Scottsdale. Deco Communities has chosen an emerging area just south of Old Town Scottsdale to debut its latest, exciting residential concept: Inspire, and Roberta Candelaria with Phoenix… Read More →

Cambridge Properties is listing agent for Biltmore project

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Arizona’s No. 1 urban luxury broker has been named the exclusive listing agent for the much-anticipated final phase construction of Two Biltmore Estates. Keith Mishkin, founder of Cambridge Properties will offer the 15 homes as part of the final phase of two Biltmore’s palatial luxury enclave nestled within the iconic Arizona Biltmore neighborhood. “We are thrilled to… Read More →

Silverleaf records strong 2014 sales

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Total sales in DMB’s exclusive Silverleaf community exceeded $175 million in 2014, a jump from 2013 sales of $120 million.  Homesite and homes continued to increase in value in Silverleaf and 2014 saw stronger sales volume.   “Silverleaf delivers a value that goes far beyond the prices of the homes.  Buyers here appreciate the unparalleled access to the… Read More →

Phoenix-area housing market sees uptick

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The sluggish Phoenix-area housing market just got a pleasant surprise. New figures show a sudden uptick in buyer demand, with a significant boost in homes under contract since late January. “I do NOT think this has anything to do with the crowds that came in for the recent Super Bowl in Arizona, but that is… Read More →

Deco Communities announces $42M ‘Inspire on Earll’

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Deco Communities has chosen an emerging area just south of Old Town Scottsdale to debut its latest, exciting residential concept: Inspire. The $42M project will offer contemporary-styled residences in a hip, up and coming area of South Scottsdale. Inspire on Earll, to be located at 7300 E. Earll Drive, combines exceptional location with superior design… Read More →

Enterprise Bank expands mortgage division

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Recognizing the Valley’s continued residential real estate market recovery, Enterprise Bank & Trust has expanded its mortgage products for current and prospective clients interested in home purchase, refinance and other mortgage portfolio services. To lead the expansion in Phoenix, Enterprise Bank & Trust has added seasoned mortgage expertise to its team including Brian Occhipinto, who… Read More →

Take Charge America unveils Home Ready Counseling

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Prospective homebuyers across the country now have access to a new service helping them receive approval for a mortgage. Take Charge America, Inc., a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency headquartered in Phoenix, now offers Home Ready Counseling, a program specifically designed to address the top approval requirements for a home loan. “With… Read More →