Residential Real Estate Archives

HGTV’s ‘A Sale of Two Cities’ features Valley realtor

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Scottsdale-based real estate agent, Jason Mitchell of The Jason Mitchell Realty Group at Realty Executives, announced today that he will appear on HGTV’s popular national television show, “A Sale of Two Cities,” which will debut on Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. MST. “A Sale of Two Cities” follows home-seekers as they explore properties in two different cities, at… Read More →

Maracay Homes purchases $9 million in Chandler land parcels


Maracay Homes, a wholly owned company of the Tri Pointe Group, has closed on the $9 million purchase of 84 homesites in Chandler, Arizona. Located on nearly 36 acres near the southeast corner of Chandler Heights and Cooper roads, the 80-foot x 135-foot homesites sit on five parcels assembled by JEN Arizona 20, LLC. Maracay… Read More →

FEI Arizona Chapter honors CFO of the Year winners

CFO of the Year

Nearly 500 people packed the Camelback Inn Thursday as the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) presented the 2015 CFO of the Year Awards. 2015 CFO Of The Year Awards The CFO of the Year Awards are given to professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards and highlights the important roles that financial… Read More →

‘Scarface’ movie mansion sells at a $7.7M loss


If you think the luxury home market in Arizona is struggling a bit, say hello to this little loss. The opulent mansion that was the fictional home of Al Pacino’s character, Tony Montana, in the 1983 film “Scarface” has sold after 17 months on the market and a price drop of almost $23 million. Although… Read More →

Plans for ‘Uptown Row’ development announced


Phoenix-based residential real estate developer Boxwell Southwest, in partnership with award-winning designers The Ranch Mine, released plans for “Uptown Row,” a modern residential community in North Central Phoenix near 7th Avenue and Camelback Road.  Set for completion in April 2016, construction of Uptown Row is currently underway. “What sets Uptown Row apart from other urban living developments… Read More →

WESTMARC honors winners of Best of the West Awards


WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, honored West Valley individuals, businesses, and projects at the 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards held on November 5. Nearly 500 business and community leaders and elected officials from throughout the valley gathered in a celebration of the Best of the West. Dr. Marwan Sabbagh was presented with the West Valley Inspiration… Read More →

Estrella by Newland Communities hosts tours


Estrella by Newland Communities will host its Fall Tour of Homes two day community-wide open house event on October 24 and 25 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visitors can tour more than 80 homes including models, quick move-in homes as well as resale homes and custom homesites. Maps to the open houses are at… Read More →

Bank of America awards $190K in housing grants


The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced $190,000 in housing grants to 10 nonprofits serving the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. This investment will help improve access to affordable housing, preserve neighborhoods, provide financial education and coaching for future homeowners, and support organizations and initiatives that contribute to the success of local communities. The economic recession… Read More →

Shea Homes breaks ground on new community in Mesa

Shea Homes

Shea Homes Arizona broke ground on model homes in Mesa in late September, with the community opening to the public in early 2016. Ambition at Eastmark will feature three models of Shea’s new Shea3D homes, which are extremely popular with homebuyers. Ambition at Eastmark will offer 99 home sites, with minimum lot sizes of 45’x120’,… Read More →

Maracay breaks ground on new Tucson community

Photo by Tucson photographer Martha Lochert.

Construction is underway on Maracay Homes’ newest residential community, Center Pointe Vistoso, a 122-acre collection of five distinct, gated neighborhoods emerging on one of the final – and best – remaining parcels within the celebrated Rancho Vistoso master-planned community in Oro Valley. Maracay officially broke ground on the community’s model home complex, Tuesday, Oct. 6.,… Read More →

Fulton Homes unveils ‘Fly the Flag’ campaign

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For the third consecutive year Fulton Homes is showing its appreciation for America’s veterans by encouraging everyone in the Valley to display the American flag this Veteran’s Day, and at the same time benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. The Tempe-based homebuilder has again partnered with 100.7 KSLX for the “Fly the Flag for Veteran’s Day”… Read More →

Miramonte Homes is building vacation homes in Flagstaff


Miramonte Homes introduces Switzer Canyon, a 48-home community located just 1.36 miles from downtown Flagstaff. On the 19.58-acre property, Miramonte Homes offers luxury townhomes in historic Cherry Hill. With magnificent views of the San Francisco Peaks and Mount Elden Peak, Miramonte at Switzer Canyon is located within minutes of the Flagstaff Medical Center, , Buffalo Park,… Read More →

Sandra Wilken earns ‘Top Women in Real Estate’ honor


Sandra Wilken, founder, designated broker and private office advisor for leading luxury real estate firm Engel & Völkers Scottsdale, has been recognized as one of 2015’s “Top Women in Real Estate” by the Scottsdale Women’s Council of REALTORS®.  The list recognizes the top female producers in Scottsdale, Ariz. Award honorees were selected based on Maricopa County’s reported overall… Read More →

12 finalists selected for Scottsdale Chamber’s Sterling Awards  Elnur Amikishiyev

The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2015 Sterling Awards, recognizing local companies that have demonstrated excellence, innovation and community stewardship. Bryce Lloyd, Chamber Board Chair said, “There is nothing like the Sterling Awards, both in stature and event presentation. Companies are always honored to be finalists and learn so… Read More →