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How to protect AC unit during monsoons

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Is your air conditioner ready for the dust storms, torrential downpours, thunder and lightning that is monsoon season? When an air conditioning system stops working during an Arizona summer, it is the worst and it can be very costly to repair or replace. Preventative maintenance is key to keeping you cool in the hot summer… Read More →

Agent Kevin Owens holds the key to living in luxury

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11250 E. Arabian Park Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85259

Kevin Owens understands the finer things in life ― he sells some of the nicest homes in the Valley to some of the most affluent residents in Arizona. The Scottsdale native, who works with Coldwell Banker, has been in the business for nearly six years. His family has a history in Valley real estate that… Read More →

21 tweaks to summer-ize your home

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The time has come to “summer-ize” your home. There are so many ways to do this and you have your own ideas of what summer means. Expressing these summer needs means making easy and simple changes that will give comfort during the long, hot days of summer. Here are some suggestions to choose from. Some… Read More →

New retail concept comes to Scottsdale

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One of the most respected and successful names in the pool, spa, patio and backyard living industry is diving back in the water and launching a new retail experience store with Jacuzzi Brands, featuring exceptional and functional backyard living spaces that include the benefits of hot tub living. David Ghiz, one of the former owners… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale: Home Interiors

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Home & Garden: Walls, Doors, Windows, & Floors

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Home & Garden: Bed & Bath

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Home & Garden: Lawn

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Home & Garden: Kitchen

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Home & Garden: Overall

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale: Home Furnishings

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

Are Solar Water Heaters Worth it in Arizona?

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Solar water heaters are a great way to save money on energy costs. Your water heater is probably one of the biggest energy consumers in the house because it has to keep the water temperature up at all times, even when you aren’t using it. Using a solar water heater can dramatically reduce your costs,… Read More →

Silverleaf Realty Closes $5.7M Home in Silverleaf

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Spring in the Sonoran desert always brings more traffic to Scottsdale and Silverleaf has seen a strong uptick in visits to this golf community in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains.  Last week, Silverleaf Realty sold one of the most exclusive listings in North Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community, an 8,761 foot residence for $5.77 million ($658.45… Read More →

Downtown Scottsdale’s Only New-Construction Condominiums Break Ground

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iStar Residential has broken ground on the final  phase of Sage, the luxury condominium community along the Scottsdale Waterfront, that will be the only new-construction, for-sale condominiums in downtown Scottsdale. The construction, which is in excess of $35 million of residential real estate, signifies the first ground-up condominium development in Downtown Scottsdale since the recession.… Read More →