Residential Real Estate Archives

Berkshire Hathaway donates 105,000 bottles of water

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties donated 105,568 bottles of water to the Phoenix Rescue Mission this week. The company’s annual Code Red Water Drive provided nearly 9,000 more bottles of water over its 97,000 bottle donation in 2014. “This is the fourth year we have held a summer water drive for the Phoenix Rescue Mission,… Read More →

OneGuard named to Inc. 5000 list

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OneGuard Home Warranties has been named to Inc. magazine’s 2015 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies, which takes a comprehensive look at one of the most important segments of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. “OneGuard has redefined the way home warranties are viewed, which is what has continued to propel our growth year after year,” said Scott Smith, CEO… Read More →

Local Residential Real Estate launches construction division

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Strong Tower Real Estate Group has officially added a full-service residential construction division. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based residential real estate brokerage has acquired local general contracting company Pendragon Construction, LLC, which is now operating under the Strong Tower umbrella as Strong Tower Homes & Construction. Strong Tower Homes & Construction will provide general contracting services to help homeowners sell… Read More →

Maracay Homes breaks ground on Vistoso Swim Park

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Construction has begun on a new swim park and pool building located in the heart of Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso, a 122-acre collection of five distinct neighborhoods emerging on one of the final  – and best – remaining parcels in Tucson’s Rancho Vistoso master-planned community. Center Pointe Vistoso is slated to open in early 2016. Destined to become the… Read More →

Rosey Koberlein: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Rosey Koberlein, CEO, Long Companies Koberlein is the CEO of Long Companies and has served in branch and senior management positions within Long Realty since 1991. This year, she was named to the Swanepoel Power 200 Most Powerful People in Real Estate. Greatest accomplishment: “Thriving through the recession. Our organization is better today than 2006. More focused,… Read More →

Shea Homes reports new home sales on the rise

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Shea Homes reported a strong second quarter for new home sales. From April to June, Shea Homes recorded 137 new home sales, compared with 87 new homes sold during the same time period last year, a 57 percent year-over-year increase. “We’re seeing strong growth across the Valley,” said Ken Peterson, VP of Sales and Marketing… Read More →

Arizona joins states using Uniform Mortgage Test

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The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has announced that the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions (the Department) began using the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Test with Uniform State Content on July 15, bringing the total number of state agencies that use the test to 47. The Department regulates non-bank mortgage lending in… Read More →

Ranking Arizona voting for 2016 ends tomorrow

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Everybody wants to be the best. In business, being the best can boost a company’s bottom line. Ranking Arizona lets Arizona companies prove they’re among the 10 best in their industries. Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business, which is published annually by AZ Big Media, is the result of largest business opinion poll taken in… Read More →

Vistancia records highest new home sales since 2008

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Mirroring a national real estate trend, Vistancia has experienced the highest first two quarters in new home sales activity since 2008, achieving 271 net sales at mid-year among the master plan’s three actively selling communities – The Village at Vistancia, a family-friendly multi-generation community; Blackstone at Vistancia, a gated luxury golf course community featuring the… Read More →

Private club coming to ENVY Residences in Scottsdale

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There isn’t even a doorman for the soon-to-be most exclusive nightlife destination in Scottsdale. In fact, the only way it can be accessed is by key. Dwelling within the $47M ENVY Residences building, the latest edition to the Scottsdale nightlife scene is a unique private venue open only to ENVY owners and their guests.Designed for… Read More →

Eastmark in Mesa No. 8 in nation for home sales

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In a report released by real estate advisory group RCLCO this week, Eastmark was ranked No. 8 among the Top 20 top-selling master-planned communities in the nation during the first half of 2015. Eastmark opened in Mesa, Ariz. just over two years ago (June 2013) and the 2015 season has seen strong interest from buyers… Read More →

Taylor Morrison offering resort lifestyle at the Boulders

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On July 20, Taylor Morrison will unveil its newest collection of homes coming to the exclusive community known as the Boulders. Just north of Scottsdale, the Enclave on the Eighth collection will offer a quartet of floor plans to choose from with just 40 Pueblo-styled homes available. Prices will start in the high 500,000s. One of… Read More →

Luxury homes set for Scottsdale Arts District

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The Downtown Scottsdale Arts District is getting a stylish new neighbor. In fact, they’re getting six new neighbors as part of a new collection of contemporary single-family luxury homes now under construction in the heart of the bustling arts scene. Designed by renowned architect John Douglas, each luxurious, well-appointed residence is designed to fit the… Read More →

Walt Danley ranked No. 1 AZ agent by Wall Street Journal

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Walt Danley ranked as the No. 1 selling real estate agent in Arizona by sales volume, according to the REAL Trends “The Thousand: 2015 Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals.”  The list was published in The Wall Street Journal on June 26, 2015. Danley is ranked No. 61 in the U.S. for individual sales volume, having… Read More →