Residential Real Estate Archives

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

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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

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Everyone needs a place of refuge, and Dad is no different. 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 | Sotheby’s International Realty Starting off the tour is an amazing house located in… 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

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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 →