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Davis Named Vice President of Pioneer Title Agency

Pioneer Title Agency announced it has appointed real estate veteran Tom Davis as its vice president. In his role, Davis will be responsible for collaborating with the leadership at Pioneer’s more than 50 offices statewide as well as working closely with the family-owned title agency’s area managers on operations, customer service, technology enhancements and marketing.… Read More →

Danley Realty Wins $25,000 for St. Mary's Food Bank


Walt Danley Realty, a Paradise Valley luxury real estate firm and Arizona’s exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, was a grand prize winner of the 4th Annual 2013 Super Service Challenge for its community service to St. Mary’s Food Bank. The award was a $25,000 donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank. “We are thrilled… Read More →

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?


Seniors are living longer than ever before. Medical advances and a focus on healthy living have dramatically improved longevity, but living longer presents a complication: the potential to outlive savings. Older adults often do not anticipate the high costs of health and long-term care, or the uncertainty of Social Security and Medicare. As a result,… Read More →

Sales Simplicity Adds Home Builders at Record Pace


Sales Simplicity Software, the widely acknowledged leader in CRM, sales automation, dynamic content management, and reporting for the home builder and real-estate sectors, today announced it has been adding customers at a record pace. Sales Simplicity added 40 enterprise users in the previous 18 months, including Top-100 home builders Woodside Homes, a multi-state builder with… Read More →

Estrella Makes List Of Top Master-Planned Communities

The Colony, Cush Wake

The Goodyear master-planned community of Estrella has been ranked 35th by the national independent research firm John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) on its annual list of Top 50 Master-Planned Communities of 2013. The rankings are based on new home sales and Estrella is one of only four Arizona communities to make the top 50.… Read More →

Phoenix Housing Market Stuck in Neutral

by in Economy | Featured | Real Estate

Maybe the new year can bring some new energy to the Phoenix-area housing market? A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows stagnation as 2013 came close to an end. The latest data for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of November, shows: > Price gains continuing to… Read More →

How to Survive the Phoenix-area Housing Market

Phoenix-Area Housing Market

The new year brings new challenges for those who want to buy or sell their homes in the Phoenix area. Do you know what to expect? The Arizona Republic and the ASU Real Estate Council at the W. P. Carey School of Business are hosting an event to help you find out what’s happening out… Read More →

Fulton, Suns 3-point Zone giving back

Goran Dragic, Brandon Knight

As 2013 comes to a close, the Phoenix Suns are near the top of the NBA’s Western Conference—and the U.S. Navy League and the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) have more money for the good work they do, thanks to the Suns’ sharpshooters. For more than 10 years Tempe-based Fulton Homes has partnered with… Read More →

Vermaland helps St. Vincent de Paul feed the hungry

John Ogden - Suncor Development

While the holiday season is filled with joy, shopping and twinkling lights, unfortunately many don’t know where there next meal will come from. Recent statistics show that in many impoverished areas in Arizona nearly one-in-three children go hungry. For the holiday season, Vermaland has sponsored St. Vincent de Paul’s Family Evening Meal on Dec. 23… Read More →

Avilla Homes expanding to Phoenix

Aerie Exceptional Rental Homes, offering a hybrid custom home living experience for discerning upscale renters, has changed its name to Avilla Homes. The name change follows extensive brand and consumer research which determined the new name better reflects the firm’s focus to build neighborhoods that cater to individuals who seek a different residential experience: private… Read More →

Phoenix Housing Market Quiets Down

by in Economy | Featured | Real Estate

The Phoenix-area housing market is quietly ending the year, with a drop in demand and activity. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University provides the latest data for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of October: * The median single-family-home price was up 27 percent, to $200,000, since… Read More →

HomeSmart International Expands Network in Arizona


This month, real estate firm HomeSmart International opened its newest franchise in Fountain Hills, Arizona, operating as HomeSmart Premier. The nationwide company based in Phoenix began franchising two and a half years ago, offering one of the most attractive business models in the real estate industry, with a focus on increasing their level of realtor… Read More →

Lewis Receives National Housing Quality Award

From left: Tom Lewis, Gary Karlowski, Terry Burns, Pat Adler, Gerad Zacchio, Sam Buchanan, all from T.W. Lewis Co.

T.W. Lewis Company Founder CEO Tom Lewis has been recognized as the first inductee into the National Housing Quality Award Hall of Fame.

Trend: Boomers Buying Real Estate to Rent


Illinois residents John and Barbara Plutshack never thought they would be part of a growing trend, but they are. The Plutshacks, who just bought a home at Dolce Vita, a 55+ active adult community in Apache Junction, are part of an increasing number of Baby Boomer couples buying homes to live in a few weeks… Read More →