San Tan Valley Mini Mansion

Just southeast of Gilbert, Arizona lies a pair of cities that are seeing tremendous growth, yet still maintains a country feel. Queen Creek and San Tan Valley offer some of the most affordable housing in the valley of the sun. Single family subdivisions, Master planned communities, horse properties, and farms dot the open desert surrounded by the San Tan Mountains with beautiful vistas where you can almost always catch a glimpse of the horizon. And it's possible to own your own piece of the area … [Read more...]

Buying a new build home? Make sure you have a Realtor at your side.

Enter A New Build Home Sales Office Without A Realtor At Your Own Risk! It seems like you can’t go anywhere in the valley these days without running into construction - street widening, new commercial space and lots and lots of builders carving out parcels and putting beautiful new homes up where there once was dirt. With inventory shortages in the resale market, and prices going up, you may be tempted to stop by and browse some model homes. If you’re just wandering through for decorating … [Read more...]

Arizona Real Estate Market Benefits From New Tax Plan

  There remains a good deal of confusion about the new tax plan put in place for 2018 as the new associated regulations trickle out. My tax accountant, Dan Dipomazio, CPA, is working hard to stay on top of those incoming regulations and keeping me informed about the real life consequences to my specific situation. A NY Times opinion piece in todays Review section articulates my theory about how the Arizona real estate market benefits from the new tax plan. 'New caps on the home … [Read more...]

LUXURY CONDOS IN CHANDLER: Simple yet tasteful living

The baby boomers....They've been credited or blamed for so much that has shaped our society over the past several decades. And now we're starting to see the housing market respond to a shift in their home buying behavior.  Have you noticed all of the luxury condos in Chandler and other parts of the valley? Those either retiring or planning to soon, whose birds have flown the nest, are ready not only to downsize, but to simplify as well. Yard work? Um, No! Outdoor maintenance? Who needs it? A … [Read more...]

Check out this central Phoenix gem priced below $300,000!

Check out this central Phoenix gem priced below $300,000! Think it's impossible to find a beautiful, updated 3 bedroom, 2 bath single story home in an up and coming central Phoenix neighborhood for under $300,000? Guess again! Check out this brand new listing near the Arcadia light neighborhood near 24th Street and Indian School Road. Nearly 1200 square feet on a large lot with great curb appeal. A freshly remodeled kitchen and master bath, along with beautiful paint and hardwood flooring in … [Read more...]

Chandler Homes Under $250,000

One of the most competitive markets in the valley of the sun right now is the under $250,000 market in the east valley. If your homeownership goal falls in that category, don't lose heart. It's possible to find a home within that price range but you have to be smart about it. Make sure that you have a good relationship with a GREAT Realtor, who will do the legwork to keep you posted up to the minute about listings that come on the market. You have to act fast at this price point. No time to … [Read more...]

Coming Soon to South Chandler!

A beautiful 2000 square foot single level three bedroom, two bath home built in 2002 sits along the 18 mile Paseo Trail. Just to the north is the diverse Paseo Vista Recreational area where hiking, biking, bird-watching, archery, excellent photographic opportunities and many other activities await you. There's even an excellent bark park for your four legged friends. What a great way to meet the neighbors! Like to golf? Bear Creek golf course is adjacent to Paseo Crossing. This gated … [Read more...]

Large, Lovely Ahwatukee home for less than $127 per square foot?

Located in the annexed southwest portion of Phoenix known as Ahwatukee is the award winning  master planned community of Mountain Park Ranch. This is a highly sought after community due to it's high quality school system (Kyrene/Tempe Union High School District) and  it's amenities, which include pools, spa's tennis courts, hiking trails, walking paths, parks and the incredible mountain views in every direction. Additionally, the location cannot be beat. Off the beaten path, it is nestled … [Read more...]

3114 E Verbena: Ahwatukee home for sale

  3114 E Verbena is a home that has been well loved and well cared for since it's first days in Mountain Park Ranch, Ahwatukee. Originally purchased as a new build by a lovely couple, it's spaciousness was a key attribute as they planned to have frequent out of town family visitors, and wanted to give those visitors a resort-like experience. The backyard was designed with just that in mind, boasting a large pool complete with water feature, surrounded by comfy lounge chairs, decorative … [Read more...]

Mountain Park Ranch Homes for Sale

  Mountain Park Ranch is a beautiful master planned community that encompasses 2700 acres and an estimated 25,000 people. It is located in Ahwatukee Foothills, commonly referred to as Ahwatukee. The beauty of  South Mountain Preserve surrounds the area, providing an abundance of outdoor activities that include hiking, mountain biking, horse back riding, and exploring the ruins of ancient Native American civilizations, just moments away from residential areas. The association of Mountain … [Read more...]