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Tucson designer finds national acclaim via Houzz website, app

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It’s often said advertising is key to a successful business. In that case, Within Interior Design Studio found it on national television with the use of a website. Just how the commercial and residential interior design firm based out of Tucson got this opportunity began when 35-year old interior designer and principal of Within Studio… Read More →

Custom home: A taste of Tuscany

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January 10, 2014 by in Custom Homes | Design

Take the roads north of central Scottsdale to the bouldered high-desert Troon area: Pima to Happy Valley, Alma School, Jomax to 116th and, finally, into the gated 38-acre Collina E Vista (Hills and Views) luxury home community. As you travel into higher elevations, the land turns lush with Sonoran Desert flora –– cactus, ocotillo, mesquite,… Read More →

Your Scottsdale Roof Should Be White. Here’s Why:

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Far too often people choose roofing materials on a whim. Some people make their selection based on the latest fashion. Others look for roofing materials with a price closest to zero. The majority, though, picks their roofing materials without looking at the broader energy efficiency consequences of their decision. And when it comes to energy… Read More →

Hot in Scottsdale: An Insiders’ Look into what will become Scottsdale’s latest trends

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Frank Aazami, of the Private Client Group, Russ Lyon I Sotheby’s International Realty, Scottsdale, says local home-building continues to look up. Because of the imbalance between population growth and new home-building, the Valley has several years of rising prices ahead, he says. “How fast and how high they rise, I cannot tell, but the idea… Read More →

A taste of Park Place in the Valley

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July 15, 2013 by in Custom Homes | Design

Park Place homes can be placed just about anywhere, says Calvis Wyant of Calvis Wyant Luxury Homes. The Scottsdale-based custom home builder recently completed four of the one- and-two-story homes at Silverleaf, the 2,000-acre gated home community in north Scottsdale. Because of their success — all four are sold and nearing completion — the company… Read More →

Custom Home: Hacienda de Primavera

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May 9, 2013 by in Custom Homes | Design

The owners call their desert mountainside home “Hacienda del Sueño” (“Dream Home”), but the moniker could also be “Home of Spring,” — “Hacienda de Primavera.” Built by Scottsdale’s La Casa Builders, the 7,248-square-foot Modern Hacienda eloquently expresses the owners’ vision, easily flexing for a multi-faceted lifestyle that finds them as much outside as in —… Read More →

Super Bowl Open House at Kurt Warner's Estate

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February 1, 2013 by in Custom Homes | Events

With Super Bowl XLVII just days away, Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce that former National Football League quarterback Kurt Warner, a Super Bowl record holder and sports broadcaster whose career is regarded as one of the greatest stories in NFL history, will sell his gated residence without reserve on February 27th during a live… Read More →

Winning Holidays At Pat And Bob Bondurant's Paradise Valley Home

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The 7,880-square-foot custom home of the legendary driver and founder of the world-famous Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, Bob Bondurant and his wife Pat welcomes family, friends and racing associates with tinsel and gingerbread, garlands, glittering wreaths, food and festivity. Since 1968, the Phoenix school, at Firebird International Raceway since 1989, has trained… Read More →

Aleshanee At Estancia: A Desert Playhouse For Minnesota Natives

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Aleshanee at Estancia: Southwest home becomes desert playhouse for Minnesota natives This desert home dances amid boulders and beneath the Southwest sky. Tom and Michelle Tiller’s 7,500-square-foot two-level insets a hillside acre at Estancia, the premiere gated golf club community adjacent 3,148-foot Pinnacle Peak in north Scottsdale. “We like to climb two boulders by our… Read More →

DC Ranch Home Is Nimble, Flexible, Up To The Challenge Of Three Boys

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The Yatkowski family uses every inch of their DC Ranch home — all 13,128 square feet of livable space. Paul and Kari Yatkowski’s Southwest-Mediterranean-style two-level at DC Ranch in north Scottsdale includes five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a five-car garage and a detached 602-square-foot casita with another bedroom and bath, which the couple generously opens for… Read More →

Mediterranean Home Mixes Old World With New School

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Old world meets new school: Mediterranean home captures fun and energy of New York City and Chicago A sprawling new home in North Scottsdale perfectly blends Old World Mediterranean with regionally-inspired modern design. From the exterior, the custom home’s entrance is reminiscent of a courtyard from more than a century ago, which leads into a… Read More →

A Wisconsin Lake House In Scottsdale By Regency Custom Homes

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The Great Escape: The Roesches, with the help of Regency Custom Homes, build a Wisconsin lake house in Scottsdale Instead of wishing it was summer every day, the Roesches made it happen, and brought their Wisconsin lake house to the Scottsdale desert. Yes, it’s possible — save the lake, of course — and the Roesches… Read More →