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Pulte will build 3 neighborhoods at Cadence in Mesa

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Arizona-based real estate investment and development company Harvard Investments announced Pulte Homes as Harvard’s newest builder for its Mesa master-planned community – Cadence at Gateway. With more than 65 years of homebuilding experience, Pulte consistently wins customer service awards for the best homes in the industry. Entry-level, move-up and luxury homebuyers will find quality homes… Read More →

MODUS Development unveils 3 Net Zero projects in 2017

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The leading housing developer in eco-friendly living, responsible for bringing the first net zero energy multi-family housing to the U.S., MODUS Development, is now set to unveil their next three projects for 2017: a residential townhome community in Scottsdale, Arizona, an urban residential community in Tempe, Arizona and the second phase of their first nationally… Read More →

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona acquires firm

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties has acquired Daisy Mountain Real Estate, one of the top-selling real estate firms in Anthem. The firm was formerly a Coldwell Banker brokerage. Gary Drew, son of Daisy Mountain Real Estate founder Doreen Drew, will serve as sales manager of the busy 40-agent office. “We are thrilled to be a… Read More →

Gilbert-based online home buyer receives $260M investment

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Gilbert-based online home-buyer platform OfferPad received a $260 million investment of combined equity and debt to help the technology company expand across the country, according to an announcement released Wednesday. OfferPad received the capital from private funds managed by Philadelphia-based investment management firm LL Funds LLC. OfferPad plans to expand its service nationwide in the coming years with… Read More →

Photos: Paradise Valley home sells for $12.75M

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A 14,150-square-foot luxury home in Paradise Valley sold for $12,750,000 million, making it one of the priciest home sales in Arizona.   Photos courtesy of The Joffe Group The home was built in 2009 and sits on a 2.5-acre gated estate. It’s a Georgian Revival-style mansion featuring seven suite bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, detached two-bedroom/two bathroom guest… Read More →

Taylor Morrison awarded Most Trusted Homebuilder in U.S.

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Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYSE: TMHC), has been recognized as America’s Most Trusted Home Builder by Lifestory Research. This is the second consecutive year Taylor Morrison has been granted the award, which is based on the opinions of more than 31,000 home shoppers actively looking for a new home in the top housing markets in the United… Read More →

Maracay Homes building 2 LEED neighborhoods in East Valley

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Home developers will be building two upcoming Gilbert and Chandler neighborhoods with plans to have both communities LEED Certified with the U.S. Green Building Council. Maracay Homes is building and registering all of the homes at the Preserve at Adora Trails in Gilbert and Hawthorn Manor in Chandler with the goal of having the homes LEED certified. The U.S.… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright-influenced townhome models available to view

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Model units for North Central Phoenix townhomes influenced by the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright are now available to be viewed. The Mason is a 33-unit townhome community located near 16th Street and Bethany Home Road by developers Liv URBN, a joint venture between Baron Properties and Denver-based Haselden Construction.   Photos courtesy of Liv… Read More →

HomeSmart International expands in northern California

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HomeSmart International added a new franchisee to align with the fast-growing franchise brand. HomeSmart Bay Area, which is owned by Michael Young, recently just joined the ranks of other top brokers in the real estate industry who call HomeSmart their brand of choice. Young’s first HomeSmart office is located in the high value real estate market… Read More →

Shea Homes says Phoenix housing market continues recovery

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For a second consecutive quarter, sales are up for Shea Homes Arizona. Sales for the fourth quarter of 2016  beat 2015 Q4 sales by 22 percent. This gain followed a 12 percent increase in Q3 compared to 2015. “The Phoenix housing market is showing clear signs of recovery,” said Ken Peterson, VP of Sales and Marketing for… Read More →

Pioneer Title Agency opens first branch in Surprise

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Pioneer Title Agency announced it has opened its newest branch, which is located at 14239 W. Bell Rd. in Surprise, and will focus on serving the organization’s Surprise customers and business members. Karrie Montana, who just joined Pioneer in July but has more than 24 years of experience in the title and real estate industries,… Read More →

HomeSmart International grows in Northern Arizona

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A new franchise joined HomeSmart International in northeastern Arizona as HomeSmart Professionals in Lakeside, Ariz. The franchise is owned by John Bobo and Felice Katz-Bobo. The company recently joined HomeSmart, and has one HomeSmart office with 26 real estate agents. Together, the brokerage couple has more than eight years of real estate experience. Their brokerage… Read More →

Maracay Homes purchases 93 lots in Goodyear

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Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the TRI Pointe Group (NYSE: TPH), closed on a $3.8 million purchase of 93 homesites for courtyard cluster single-family detached homes in Goodyears. The homes are in the Rio Paseo Cottages community on West Encanto Boulevard, north of Interstate 10, in Goodyear, Ariz. Maracay Homes closed on 9.4… Read More →

Maracay Homes closes on 9.4 acres near South Mountain

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Home developer, Maracay Homes, closed on 9.4 acres of land near the South Mountain Baseline Road corridor in Phoenix for $1.65 million. The property purchase will be combined with a second property Maracay is expecting to close on at the beginning of next year. The recently purchased property and the second property will total 23.5… Read More →